The twelfth volume of Girl Genius begins with Moloch von Zinzer, aided by Fraulein Snaug and a hoard of Dingbots, fixing the machinery that extracts energy from the waters of the Dyne to power Castle Heterodyne. Just after the giant wheels, gears, and shafts start to spin again, the Doom Bell rings out and Moloch and Snaug faint from the shock.
↑Phil Foglio very kindly took the time to reply to an email inquiry about his blog entry linked to above and confirmed that the spelling "Seige" used there was a typo.
↑This image is cropped from the full image that was used a donation wallpaper. In the full image, the reason for Zeetha's merriment seems to be a bottle of "Mad Dawg 161 Proof Rum" that she is holding in her right hand.
↑ 3.03.13.23.3This picture has been also released as donation wallpaper.