Agatha H. and the Airship City is the first volume of the novelization. It covers the material from the first three volumes of the graphic novel: Agatha Heterodyne and the Beetleburg Clank, Agatha Heterodyne and the Airship City, and Agatha Heterodyne and the Monster Engine.
Agatha H. and the Airship City (Girl Genius) is available for preview and order at Amazon.com.
The request that preorders be delayed until 12 January 2011 was honored by enough fans that the book broke into the top 20 and reached #17 on 'Girl Genius Day'.
It is also available as an ebook from Baen Books. Baen eBooks are available in the following DRM-free formats:
- Sony LRF
- MS Reader
Baen has the prolog and first chapter available as samples.
The Kindle edition is also available for purchase and download.
Relationship to the graphic novels
This book starts a little before the start of the first graphic novel. The approximate relationship between the book and the graphic novels and web comics is:
|Chapter||Graphic Novel||Web Start||Web End|
|1||Agatha Heterodyne and the Beetleburg Clank|
|4||Agatha Heterodyne and the Airship City|
|7||Agatha Heterodyne and the Monster Engine|
Discussion of changes
See also: Tom Kidd's navel history of his cover art work for the book.