Girl Genius, Vol. 1: Agatha Heterodyne and the Beetleburg Clank by Phil Foglio

Girl Genius Volume 1: Agatha Heterodyne & The Beetleburg Clank - 'Phil Foglio',  'Kaja Foglio'

So I looked this one up online (and read it there for free) as I was struggling with the 13th volume which is a 2014 Hugo finalist for Best Graphic Novel, and while this is from only one point of view – Agatha’s – it’s still a little disjointed and hard to follow. Almost every sentence of dialogue feels like it should end with a exclamation mark. It’s high drama, or melodrama. But perhaps that’s a mark of the mad science genre – I wouldn’t know, I’m new to it.


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