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Volume summary: Queens and Pirates

The chronology pages describe the comics to assist scholars in finding the page on which something occurred. For each page of the comic, the chronology pages identify the characters that appear, actions taken, significant quotes, and other things of interest. Page numbers from the website are zero padded to three digits and in parentheses, for example: (005), (061), (113). Page numbers from print volumes are neither, for example: 5, 61, 113. Section titles are from the canon unless otherwise noted.

For historical reasons, volumes 1 (I) through 13 (XIII) are usually identified with Roman numerals on the Girl Genius chronology pages and elsewhere in the wiki. From volume 14 on, the story entered a new "act" and the volume numbers started over, in Arabic numbers, proceeded by a "2-". For example, overall volume 15 is given as volume 2-2 on chronology pages.

For a partial timeline of the events in the comic, see Internal Chronology.

For more information on the double-page spreads in this volume, see double-page spreads in Girl Genius.

For more information on special pages in this volume, see the list of special pages, notes, and annotations.

Chronology Overview         Internal Chronology
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One or more of the following symbols may be attached to a name to indicate the type of appearance. For more explanation, see Chronology Sigils Key.

     (!) Sparking             (!!) God-sparking            (*) Heterodyning
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      ~  Imagined              \   Hidden                   ?  Uncertain
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For more information about the page records and guidelines for adding new ones, see Girl Genius:Editing the Chronology.

Contents

---First Page of Act 2: BOOK FIVE (GGvol.18)[]

Pomp and Happenstance (no longer canon)[]

Location: The Great Ivory Chamber of the Awful Tower[1] Note: The first eight pages of this volume (Volume 18 or Book 5 of Act 2), were originally posted online as the last eight pages of the previous volume (Volume 17 or Book 4 of Act 2).

Identifier
Page
Characters
Actions
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Names Used Text Extras
2017-07-14 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (001) (old page no. 121)
Forum:2017-07-14 (Friday)
Colette, Large crowd that includes Agatha and company and Martellus[2]
The new Master of Paris addresses her friends and allies after the battle. She orders Martellus to step forward.
Colette: "—And thus, I will be relying upon all of you, my father's most trusted friends. We must all do our part to keep his—and our—beautiful dream alive in these perilous times. We can close our walls against the Other, yes, but alone, we cannot hope to rid Europa of her influence. Fortunately, we are not alone. Paris has many friends and allies."
The Great Ivory Chamber, The Awful Tower, My Father (Simon Voltaire), The Other, Europa, Paris, Martellus von Blitzengaard
Eventually, in the Great Ivory Chamber of the Awful Tower—
Caption, upper left corner of full page panel.
2017-07-17 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (002) (old page no. 122)
Forum:2017-07-17 (Monday)
Martellus, Seffie, Colette, Tybalt, Jaron, Dimo, Abraxus, Violetta, Oggie, Agatha, Agatha's Wasp eater, Zeetha, Jenka[3]
Colette commends Martellus for defeating Valois, and discusses his claim to the title of Storm King, and the independent status of Paris.
Colette: "You have slain a great enemy, and saved Paris."
Martellus: "With your help, of course!"
Colette: "Of course. It was with the help of many—and I applaud all of you. And yet—you boldly enter my court, claiming the Lightning Crown."
Martellus: "By blood and conquest, no less!"
Colette: "There are those who will dispute that."
Martellus: "They may try!"
Colette: "Very well. I owe you a debt…and so I will not have you killed—but know that Paris is not yours to claim. It will remain autonomous and free, as my father forged it. Keep this in mind, and we shall remain friendsworking together to save Europa."
Martellus: "That will be my pleasure, ma'am!"
The Mistress of Paris, The Master of Paris, A Great Enemy (Andronicus Valois), Paris, Lightning Crown, My Father (Simon Voltaire), Europa
2017-07-19 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (003) (old page no. 123)
Forum:2017-07-19 (Wednesday)
Colette, Agatha, Agatha's Wasp eater, Seffie, Martellus, Abraxus, Violetta, Oggie
Colette greets Agatha, and announces that visitors are barred from Paris until Colette finds a way to break The Other's control of the city's revenants.
Colette: "The 'Other' has spread her Slaver Wasps far and wide throughout Paris. Too many of my poor people are at the mercy of her voice—unable to disobey her every command. Until I find a way to break her hold, all I can do is keep her, and her agents, away. Paris, for the time being, will no longer be open to all. All the gates are now sealed—and—I am afraid you will all have to leave."
Paris, Papa (Simon Voltaire), The Other, Slaver wasps

Let's Go To England Already[]

Location: Leaving the Great Ivory Chamber of the Awful Tower

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2017-07-21 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (004) (old page no. 124)
Forum:2017-07-21 (Friday)
<Colette[4], ~Melissa Solera, ~Talpini, ~Arguron, ~Mini T-rex in evening wear[5], Agatha, Agatha's Wasp eater, <Geisterdamen (deceased), <Gargoyle of Paris?[6], Zeetha, Dimo, Oggie, Jenka[3], Maxim[3], Violetta, Ardsley Wooster[7]
Colette recounts how the Library and certain other Deep Realms have agreed to join forces with Paris against the Other. She also says she will help everyone with their preparations for their journey away from Paris. Agatha is upset; she has no idea where to go or where Prende's Lantern is now. Suddenly, she runs into Ardsley Wooster, who offers to help…Agatha go to England.
Colette: "The Librarians—and the leaders of the various Deep Realms who were attacked by the 'Other'—have agreed to work with us. I hope that you, too, will continue to aid in this fight—from the outside. Lady Heterodyne—thanks to your monograph and the samples you have provided—we have already begun a project to produce our own wasp eaters."
Agatha's Wasp eater: "Skronk!"
Colette: "The 'Other' tried to take Paris, and so far, she has failed—but I do not doubt that she will try again, and that her ultimate goal reaches far beyond the walls of Paris. We will all have much to do. Now, go. Prepare for your departure. I will see to it that you have whatever you need to continue your journey."
Dimo: "Well, dot vos fun!"
Maxim: "Yeah! Fancy!"
Agatha: "But—I don't know where to go…the Lantern—"
Wooster: "Ah—but I can help you there! I keep keep telling you—you need to go to England!"
The Librarians, The Deep Realms, The "Other", Paris, The Lantern (Prende's Chronometric Lantern), England
MING & MONET: EXPERIMENTAL ARTS
Sign on building, panel 3.
Fille Chat CAFE
Poster on wall with picture of cat girl waitress, panel 3.
2017-07-24 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (005) (old page no. 125)
Forum:2017-07-24 (Monday)
Agatha, Dimo, Wooster, <Aldin, <Dio Zardeliv, <Madwa Korel, Violetta
Wooster explains that he is on the trail of Madwa Korel and Professor Zardeliv, who are taking Prende's Chronometric Lantern to England, via submersible. Agatha accepts his proposal to travel to London by airship and lay in wait.
Agatha: "Well, Mister Wooster, it seems like you've been trying to get me to England for years. Very well, let's be off."
Albia, The Library, Prende's Chronometric Lantern, Smoke Knights, Londinium, England
SHARON KEENER COLLECTION OF SCIENTIFIC JARGON AND BAFFLEGAB
Top of bookcase, panel 2.

Boarding the Airship (non-canon)[]

Location: At the Carla Hennes Airfield in Paris.

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2017-07-26 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (006) (old page no. 126)
Forum:2017-07-26 (Wednesday)
Agatha, Violetta, Seffie, Agatha's Wasp eater[8], Martellus
Seffie comes to the airfield to see the group off, and to tell Agatha that Tarvek is still missing. Martellus makes an appearance, disavowing any knowledge of the Queen of the Dawn's plot.
Martellus: "Lady Heterodyne!"
Agatha: "Ah. Martellus."
Martellus: "Oh, but it's 'Your Majesty' now!"
Agatha: "Not even if it would free Mechanicsburg."
Martellus: "Careful, it just might!"
Agatha: "Oh?"
Martellus: "Choose your enemies wisely. This attempt by the Other to take Paris—I suspect that this 'Queen of the Dawn' was part of it. She was trying to attach herself to me—and now she has vanished. I will not insult your intelligence by playing the innocent, but I swear—I would put aside this crown in an instant—if I knew it would end the machinations of the 'Other.'"
Agatha: "Hmf. Fine. I don't trust you, but I'll believe you."
Martellus: "Ha! You see, Seffie? Our children will be magnificent!"
Seffie: "Arrrgh! This is why you are not allowed to talk to my friends!"
Carla Hennes Airfield; Tempest (airship); NO EXPLODIN[G] (sign)
2017-07-28 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (007) (old page no. 127)
Forum:2017-07-28 (Friday)
Agatha, Violetta, Wooster, Agatha's Wasp eater, Octopode Porter, Aldin, <Jiminez Hoffmann, <Larana Chroma
Aldin also comes to say goodbye, bringing news of Jim and Larana, and a warning.
Aldin: "Anyway. Um…listen. I…um…I think you're a good person."
Agatha: "Ah, thanks?"
Aldin: "Um…and I know that people seem really excited about you—making a big hero out of you and all—I mean just looking around Paris will tell you thatbut—well, just remember that a lot of powerful people still remember the old, bad Heterodynes. So—I think—you should just remember that those people will be watching you—to be sure that you stay a good person."
Paris; 406 Londinium; Tom Wilkinson; Now Loading

Final Page of Act 2: Book 4- (no longer canon)[]

Note: This page was originally the final page of Act 2, Volume 4 (see the note at the top of the next page). However, the Foglios later decided to move eight pages from the end of act 2, volume 4, to the beginning of act 2, volume 5. This "chapter heading" has been left in the chronology as part of the historical record.

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2017-07-31 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (008) (old page no. 128)
Forum:2017-07-31 (Monday)
Agatha, Oggie, Violetta, Maxim, Zeetha, Jenka, Agatha's Wasp eater, Dimo
Agatha tells her companions about Aldin's warning, but they don't seem worried about it. In fact, they are nearly giddy, joking with Agatha, who seems dismayed that they aren't taking her more seriously.
Agatha: "—And then he just got all embarrassed and left. …It was like he was warning me about something, but didn't want to say too much. What do you guys think?"
Oggie: "I dunno, Mistress, but dun hyu vorry—vit us around, hyu ken't help lookink goot!"
Violetta: "Ha! If only by comparison!"
Maxim, Zeetha, Jenka (shouted together): "Yeah!"
He (Aldin) Last page of Act 2, Volume 4 (AKA volume 17)

The Winslow short story and other artwork[]

Occasion: An art break after the original end of volume 4. See note at the start of the previous entry.

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2017-08-02 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. 1-3
Forum:2017-08-02 (Wednesday)
The Winslow, Various Alien Races, Vulcan, Roman Centurion, Roger Park (Time Traveling Private Eye)
"Hello!"
Monday's page was the last of volume 17, and Phil is working on the cover. It's going slowly because we all got a pretty miserable strain of con crud the minute we got home from San Diego. So…please enjoy this story of cosmic weirdness from the vaults of Studio Foglio: The Winslow!
Note at top of page, incorporated as part of the image. This note was correct when the page was originally posted to the comic website, but the Foglios later decided to move eight pages from the end of volume 17 (act 2, book 4), to the beginning of volume 18 (act 2, book 5), so the page referred is now part of volume 18.
Three page filler comic, a repeat of the Phil Foglio classic, "The Winslow!".

Bride and Groom (non-canon)[]

Occasion: Messing with the Gil and Agatha Shippers[9]

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2017-08-04 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. n/a
Forum:2017-08-04 (Friday)
Agatha, Gil
Agatha and Gil are portrayed as a bride and groom in this non-canonical drawing Phil did as a comission
We're still working on getting the new volume up and running. In the meantime, here is a picture than Phil drew for a commission back in 2013—for one of our first Kickstarter campaigns, I believe. We've been wanting to have Cheyenne color it for ages, and finally got around to it. It's not meant to be canon, by the way, that's the thing about commissions…heh. --Kaja
Note at top of page, incorporated as part of the image.
Filler page

Cover Art for Volume 4 (non-canon)[]

Occasion: The cover art for book 4 of The Second Journey of Agatha Heterodyne (volume 17 in the overall series).[9]

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2017-08-07 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. n/a
Forum:2017-08-07 (Monday)
Colette, Andronicus Valois, The Wee Beastie, Agatha, Castle Heterodyne#Portable Castle, Martellus

Ivo Sharktooth: Private Jager[]

Opening the Mechanicsburg Harvest Festival (non-canon)[]

Location: Start of Snail Race at the Mechanicsburg Harvest Festival[9]

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2017-08-09 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 001
Forum:2017-08-09 (Wednesday)
Agatha, Mechanicsburg Crowd, Snail Jockeys, Racing Snails, Vanamonde von Mekkhan
Agatha officially opens the Mechanicsburg Harvest Festival by acting as the starter for the snail race. She is not impressed by the snails' racing prowess, but Van is quite excited by number three's progress.
Agatha (shouted, with last word shouted loudly): "—And so, it is my honor to bid you all welcome to this year's festival! Now, racers: on my mark—begin!"
Agatha (whispered): "Un, Van—are they moving?"
Vanamonde (last word shouted): "Ooh! Yeah! Number three is already two centimeters ahead! Yes!"
And now, a little short story from the future:
Note at top of page, incorporated as part of the image.
MECHANICSBURG HARVEST FESTIV[AL]
Over starting gate of snail race, panel 2.
  • RAAAAAAAAH!
  • WOOO!
The first page of the short story, "Ivo Sharktooth, P.J." This story takes place at some future date when Mechanicsburg is no longer in a time-stasis bubble and the Mechanicsburg Harvest Festival is taking place.
2017-08-11 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 002
Forum:2017-08-11 (Friday)
Vanamonde, Agatha, Snail Jockeys, Racing Snails, Crowd
As they watch the snail race, Van explains its role in the Mechanicsburg Harvest Festival to Agatha. Van decides to show Agatha the Golden Snail trophy, only to discover it's been stolen. With the Watch unavailable and the Jägers unsuitable for an investigation, it seems there is no one to turn to. Or is there?
Van: "Well, that's the official start of the harvest festival!"
Agatha: "So, they'll circle the town?"
Van: "Yep! The festival doesn't end until the last one crosses the finish line! There's a lot of betting, of course! The winner gets all kinds of perks—including a kiss from the Harvest Queen—"
Agatha: "I knew about that…"
Van (last five words shouted): "And, of course, the trophy— Ta dah! The Golden Snail!"
Agatha: "Huh. It's pretty small."
Van: "What? It—no! It's gone! Oh no. Oh no! The Golden Snail has been stolen! Who would dare?!"
The Harvest Festival, The Harvest Queen[10], The Golden Snail, The Watch, Snail Roundup, The Jägers
P. GOLI'S
Sign on building, panel 1.[11]
[GO]LDE[N SNAIL]
On pedestal, panel 3.[12]

On the Case (non-canon)[]

Location: Ivo Sharktooth's Office[9]

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2017-08-14 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 003[13]
Forum:2017-08-14 (Monday)
Ivo Sharktooth, Vanamonde, Agatha
Ivo is brooding in his office, when a client walks through the door.
Ivo Sharktooth: "Clients vos sumting Hy'd HEARD about vunce..."

Vanamonde: "Lady Heterodyne, may I present IVO SHARKTOOTH, Private Jager."

CASES
(on notebook on desk)
THANKS OF THE EMPIRE
ROYAL PARDON
GRATITUDE OF THE CITY
(signed) Bill H
(on certificates on wall)
400A
S[HARKTO]OTH
(on door to office)
2017-08-16 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 004[13]
Forum:2017-08-16 (Wednesday)
Agatha, Ivo Sharktooth, Vanamonde
Ivo explains his terms of employment, and warns the new Heterodyne about the perils of investigating in Mechanicsburg. Agatha tells him about the missing Snail.

On the Run (non-canon)[]

Location: The Streets of Mechanicsburg[9]

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2017-08-18 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 005[13]
Forum:2017-08-18 (Friday)
Ivo Sharktooth, Agatha, Big Guy
Agatha and Van leave, and Ivo gets to work. A large construct attempts to get Ivo to drop the case, but Ivo refuses to stand for that sort of thing.
Ivo: "Ho! Lemme tell hyu, pal, hyu haff neffer fought a Jäger like me! … Look! A monkey!"
400(illegible)
400A SHARKTOOTH
(on doors in hallway)
2017-08-21 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 006[13]
Forum:2017-08-21 (Monday)
Ivo Sharktooth, Big Guy, Mechanicsburg Natives and Tourists, Spanzle and Sonk (Jägermonsters)
Ivo flees from the goon, only to bump into some fellow Jägers, who don't seem to be fans of his solitary nature. He puts his two problems together, and keeps running.
Spanzle: "Vell, Sonk, hit looks like some guy who tinks he iz too goot to be vorking vit his brodders!"
Noodle Runs
[ES]CAR [T]O GO!
Sign above snails, panel 1.[12]
MUSEUM of THE DYNE
Sign on wall, panel 1.
MECHANICS
On t-shirt, panel 1. Presumably, this is the beginning of "MECHANICSBURG" and the "BURG" is on the back of the shirt.
  • TRIP!
2017-08-23 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 007[13]
Forum:2017-08-23 (Wednesday)
Ivo Sharktooth, Mechanicsburg Natives and Tourists, <Watchmen, Bartender at the Stopped Clock (Luzette)[14]
Ivo heads to the Stopped Clock to talk to Squeezy Stan, owner of the bar where all the ill Watch members were drinking the night before. The bartender doesn't make him welcome.
Squeezy Stan, Stopped Clock, De Heterodyne
2017-08-25 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 008[13]
Forum:2017-08-25 (Friday)
Luzette (nickname: Anvil), Ivo Sharktooth, Empire Soldiers (Tavern Patrons)[15]
We learn that Luzette and Ivo used to be very well acquainted. Luzette is in the process of having Ivo thrown out when a scream comes from upstairs.
Ivo: "Always vit de surprises. Normally hy likes dot in a voman- but hy really hates to fight… mostly cauze it is soch a beeg waste ov time."
SNAIL ALE
TRILO BUTT
On tap pull behind bar, panel 1.
GIN
On ceramic jug on shelf behind bar, panel 1.
  • BING (×2)

At the Scene of the Crime (non-canon)[]

Location: The Stopped Clock tavern[9]

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2017-08-28 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 009[13]
Forum:2017-08-28 (Monday)
Ivo Sharktooth, Empire Soldiers (Tavern Patrons)[15], Squeezy Stan (deceased), Tavern Employee (cook?), Luzette
Having anticipated trouble, Ivo rushes upstairs to see that Squeezy Stan has been murdered. Luzette asks Ivo to find out whodunnit.
Ivo (narrating): "Hy knew Hy had gots only a few seconds to take in de crime scene. Squeezy Stan vos dead. Vindow open. De killer vos gone. Office tossed, but not verra well—did dey gets vot dey vos looking for?"
Snezek
2017-08-30 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 010
Forum:2017-08-30 (Wednesday)
Ivo Sharktooth, Luzette, Sonk, Spanzel[16], Chief Drozeki[17]
Luzette belatedly thinks better of hiring Ivo, but he's already on the case. Ivo leaves the Stopped Clock, and is immediately waylaid by the Jägers Sonk and Spanzel. He wakes up in Chief Drozeki's office.
Ivo: "Den hy voke up. Dot's always goot. Hy been clocked so much hy gots dem cuckoos living in my hat."
  • CLONK!
Mechanicsburg Watch House No. 1
Clipboard, panel 8
Chief
Breastplate, panel 8

The Mechanicsburg Watch (non-canon)[]

Location: The Watch House[9]

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2017-09-01 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 011
Forum:2017-09-01 (Friday)
Ivo Sharktooth (narrating, starting in panel 1), Chief Drozeki, <Pluto Heterodyne, <Mechanicsburg Watch, <Mechanicsburg Inhabitants, <Jäger Watchman
Ivo meets with Chief Drozeki, a remnant of Pluto Heterodyne's 'secret police', a Town Watch imperceptible by humans.
Drozeki: "You're doing that monologue thing in your head again, aren't you?
2017-09-04 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 012
Forum:2017-09-04 (Monday)
Chief Drozeki, Ivo Sharktooth, <Castle Heterodyne Cellar Staff
Ivo explains his theory that someone sabotaged the Heterodyne's gift of beer to the City Watch, in order to incapacitate them during the snail theft. The Chief is dubious.
Young Mekkhan, De Lady, Squeezy Stan, De Old Master, Tripple Tipple
2017-09-06 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 013
Forum:2017-09-06 (Wednesday)
Chief Drozeki, Ivo Sharktooth, Mechanicsburg Inhabitants, Racing Snails and Jockeys, Onlooking Crowd
Chief Drozeki lets Ivo go. Ivo reevaluates the case, pondering why someone would steal the snail, and decides to talk to some professional crooks.
Lady Heterodyne
Snoid's Hats
Sign, panel 6
Mechanics[burg] Harvest Festival
Poster, panel 7

Mechanicsburg Neighborhoods (non-canon)[]

Location: All around Mechanicsburg[9]

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2017-09-08 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 014
Forum:2017-09-08 (Friday)
Ivo Sharktooth, Mechanicsburg Inhabitants, Tourists
Ivo gives us a tour of Mechanicsburg.
Ivo (narrating): "Mechanicsburg is a pretty busy place—und each part ov town gots its own business to mind. De hospital District iz de most famous, ov courze. Right now, tings iz kinda tuff for folks out dot vay, but de hospital rebuilding iz comink along nizely. Next to de hospital is De Greens. It iz a big open area. If you ignore all the biology experiments runnink around, it iz a verra nize place. Den dere iz De Field of Weights. Dot's vere de markets are. All de Government Offices, too—depends vat hyu vants to buy. Behind dot iz De Tumbles Dot's vere most of de locals live. It iz de vun part uf town dot doesn't encourage tourists. —Und finally dere iz The Court of Gears. Dot's vere dey puts all de manufacturing and vorkshops and schtuff. It schmells terrible, und dot's before hyu know how it iz run."
Mechanicsburg, The Hospital District, The Greens, The Field of Weights, The Tumbles, The Court of Gears
YOU CAN DO IT!, RESURRECTION, WALK IN!
LEECHES, RETAIL [A]ND TO [T]RADE, SUCK ON UP!
MEDI[C]?
Signs on shops, panel 1.
FOOD, ?ED, SALE, FRESH!, UNNATURAL DRY GOODS
Signs on left side of scene, panel 3.
FLOWER?, BEER • ALE • WINE, THE DRUNKEN CONSTRUCT
Signs on right side of scene, panel 3.
WARN[I]NG GIANT
On side of building, panel 4.
This page was posted in black and white, with a note: "Ah, we're a little behind on work today, so we'll have the color version soon. I can't wait, I think this page will look great when Cheyenne is done with it! (Also, we're the ones behind, not Cheyenne, it's not his fault!)--Kaja" The color version was posted within the next day or two.

Charlemagne Greenclaw (non-canon)[]

Location: The Court of Gears[9]

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2017-09-11 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 015
Forum:2017-09-11 (Monday)
Ivo Sharktooth (narrating, starting in panel 1), Residents of Mechanicsburg, Vanamonde von Mekkhan, Charlemagne Greenclaw[18]
Ivo explains about the organized crime syndicates of Mechanicsburg, who are waiting to see how they will fare under the new Heterodyne. He stops by the Court of Gears Neighborhood Association, who don't seem pleased to see him.
HOSPITAL CONSTRUCTION
Sign in front of construction site: girders, scaffolding, crane, airship; panel 4.
WE CAN REBUILD! WITH SCIENCE!
Poster featuring Agatha holding a big wrench, panel 5.
COURT of GEARS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOC.
Sign above door, panel 6.
CLOSED
Sign on door, panel 6.
  • GUNCH
2017-09-13 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 016
Forum:2017-09-13 (Wednesday)
Ivo Sharktooth (narrating, starting in panel 1), Charlemagne Greenclaw, Radcliffe
Ivo frees himself from the grasp of Charlemagne Greenclaw, the local crime boss, and engages in a little light banter.
2017-09-15 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 017
Forum:2017-09-15 (Friday)
Ivo Sharktooth, Charlemagne Greenclaw
Ivo asks Charlemagne, the biggest fence in Transylvania, about the Golden Snail. Charlemagne is initially reluctant to divulge details, but is definitely concerned about causing problems for the new Heterodyne.
Greenclaw: "Clampooned Son of a Moonfather!"
Transylvania, The Golden Snail (race trophy), The Lady (Agatha)

The Blood Circle (non-canon)[]

Location: The Court of Gears[9]

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2017-09-18 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 018
Forum:2017-09-18 (Monday)
Charlemagne Greenclaw, Ivo Sharktooth, <Smugglers/Brigands/Cutthroats, <Old Heterodyne, <Jägermonsters, <Members of the Blood Circle/Leading Citizens, <The Heterodyne Boys
Charlemagne and Ivo discuss the history of the Blood Circle, the leading crime families in Mechanicsburg, and how the Heterodyne Boys attempted to shut them down.
Greenclaw: "'Traitorous?' Bah! What do you know about the Blood Circle?"
Ivo: "De families vot runs Mechanicsburg crime? Ho, pro'bly more den hyu, kiddo. Hy haz been here longer!"
Blood Circle, Mechanicsburg, The Masters (House Heterodyne), The Snail (golden snail race trophy)
2017-09-20 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 019
Forum:2017-09-20 (Wednesday)
Ivo Sharktooth, Charlemagne Greenclaw, The Murderer?
Charlemagne explains that the winner of the Golden Snail becomes the leader of the Blood Circle for the year. His explanation of what the Snail actually does is interrupted by his horrible murder. Ivo gives chase.
Greenclaw: "You know what the snail does?"
SFX: Pow!
Ivo: "Yeah - hy knows- it gets pipple killed!"
Ey[e] of New[t], Onion Vodka, Eau de Gastropod, Ftagn Rye, Cor[n] Brand[y]
Bottles, panel 1
Tote Wasser
Bottle, panel 4
POW!
SFX, panel 5

On the Trail of the Killer (non-canon)[]

Location: The Streets of Mechanicsburg[9]

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2017-09-22 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 020
Forum:2017-09-22 (Friday)
Ivo Sharktooth, The Murderer?, Inhabitants of Mechanicsburg
Ivo chases his quarry through the streets of Mechanicsburg, theorizing about the murderer. Since the shot came from behind Ivo, Charlemagne must have been looking directly at his killer. Ivo climbs onto a roof and leaps down upon his prey.
Ol' Charlemagne, De Heterodyne
2017-09-25 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 021
Forum:2017-09-25 (Monday)
Ivo Sharktooth, Watch Chief Drozeki
Ivo knocks his victim down into the mud, only to discover it is a very irritated Chief Drozeki. Drozeki is shocked to hear of Charlemagne's murder, and disappointed that he won't be able to capitalize on it. He gives Ivo an ultimatum - he has three days to catch the killer.
Charlemagne Greenclaw, Blood Circle, Hyu Guys (The Mechanicsburg Watch) This page was posted with a date of Sunday, September 24, 2017, instead of the "correct" date of Monday, September 25, 2017. This causes some problems with the links for the chronology and discussion entries for this page. The date for this page was changed to Monday, September 25, 2017 by Wednesday, September 27, 2017.

Eleven Deadly Sins (non-canon)[]

Location: Van's Office[9]

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2017-09-27 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 022
Forum:2017-09-27 (Wednesday)
Ivo Sharktooth, Watch Chief Drozeki, Assistant, Van
Ivo visits Van to ask him about the Snail, and tells him about Charlemagne's murder. Van explains that the Snails are associated with the Eleven Deadly Sins.
Ivo: "At least two pipple iz dead becauze of dis snail. Why?"
The Fraternal Non-Euclidean Order of Oubliette, Labyrinth, and Shopping Mall Masons; Dis Snail (The Golden Snail), Greenclaw (Charlemagne Greenclaw); The Eleven Deadly Sins
2017-09-29 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 023
Forum:2017-09-29 (Friday)
Assistant, Van, <Andronicus Valois, <The Muses, <Old Heterodyne, Ivo Sharktooth
Van tells Ivo and the Assistant about the Eleven Deadly Sins, lethal clanks created by a Heterodyne to one-up the Storm King's Muses.
Van: "The Muses were made to guide and teach- the Sins were made to kill."
Gomorrity
2017-10-02 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 024
Forum:2017-10-02 (Monday)
Van[19], <Old Heterodyne, <Member of a Blood Circle family, <One of the Deadly Sins (only its shadow is visible), Assistant, Ivo Sharktooth, <A member of the Svarka family, <One of the Deadly Sins (in silhouette), <Members of the Blood Circle, <More Members of the Blood Circle, <One of the Deadly Sins (only its hand is visible)
Van continues: each original Blood Circle family received a Sin as a gift from the Heterodyne. Some families subsequently combined or died out, leaving a surplus of Sins by the time the families were driven underground. To resolve the power imbalance, they agreed to give control of all the Sins to a different family each year, eventually using the race to give the control unit inside the Golden Snail to a "random" family.
The Heterodyne Boys, The Snail Race, De Snail (The Golden Snail)
SECRE[T]
Written of sheaf of paper, panel 2

Art Interruption: Zeetha and Agatha: The Way They Were (non-canon)[]

Occasion: Phil and Kaja's 24th wedding anniversary.[9]

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2017-10-04 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. n/a
Forum:2017-10-04 (Wednesday)
Zeetha, Agatha
Zeetha and Agatha are standing shoulder to shoulder, facing away from each other, both looking fierce. Zeetha is brandishing her swords and Agatha a death ray; they are dressed as they were early in the comic.
Part of note from Kaja below the drawing: "What we're working on: October 2 was our twenty-fourth wedding anniversary...which was just lovely, but didn't leave a lot of time to get our work done. So...here is a lovely picture of Zeetha and Agatha feeling dangerous. Cheyenne just finished coloring it, and we're very pleased with it. We're sorry about the story interruption, we'll be back to Sharktooth and his adventures on Friday!"

The Return of the Snail (non-canon)[]

Location: In Mechanicsburg[9]

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2017-10-06 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 025
Forum:2017-10-06 (Friday)
Van, Assistant, Ivo Sharktooth, Unnamed Jäger
Van adds one additional benefit to using the Golden Snail to decide control of the Sins - attempting to fix the race kept the Blood Circle families busy. Ivo ponders why the Sins have not been used, and is concerned when a knock is heard at the door… but it's only a Jäger announcing that the Snail has reappeared in its rightful place.
Blood Circle, Greenclaw (Charlemagne Greenclaw), The Sins (Eleven Deadly Sins), Stan (Squeezy Stan), De Snail (The Golden Snail)
  • KNOCK! (×2)
2017-10-09 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 026
Forum:2017-10-09 (Monday)
Ivo Sharktooth (narrating in panel 1), Vanamonde von Mekkhan, Unnamed Jägers, Courier (Horse-head Guy)
Van confirms that the restored Snail is the genuine article, but insists that Ivo stay on the case. A courier brings the news that all the other Blood Circle family heads have been killed. Ivo realizes that the assassin was after Charlemagne after all, and wonders why Greenclaw didn't react.
Harvest Festival! Eat and Spend Money
Poster, panel 4
Courie[r]
Pouch, panel 7
2017-10-11 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 027
Forum:2017-10-11 (Wednesday)
Ivo Sharktooth, Van, Snail street-food vendor
Ivo has a deductive breakthrough on the case, that Charlemagne's nephew Hadrian Greenclaw planned the killings in order to take over the Blood Circle families, and explains it to Van. He also deduces that Van is in danger.
Ivo (narrating): "Dot's ven Hy realized—it vos Greenclaw's killer dot vos de key."
Charlemagne Greenclaw, The Court of Gears, Hadrian Greenclaw, Transylvania Polygnostic University, The Lady (Agatha Heterodyne)
?A[NY LN]
Mostly obscured sign, possibly a street sign, panel 1.
BANANA ON A BUN!
[S]NAILS!
CHARCOAL
ESCAR TO-GO!
Signs on street-food carts, panel 3.

The Invisible Assassin (non-canon)[]

Location: On the streets of Mechanicsburg[9]

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2017-10-13 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 028
Forum:2017-10-13 (Friday)
Ivo Sharktooth, Van, Killer/Watchman
Ivo confronts someone invisible to the reader and Van, but not to him. He is attacked and responds violently, literally disarming (or at least dis-handing) the attacker. Ivo is injured during the fight, but deals much worse damage to his attacker, finally ripping devices off the sides of his opponent's head, causing him to become visible. Due to his injuries, the man collapses to the ground, disabled and possibly dying. (It seems clear that the man who attacked Ivo was a former member of Pluto Heterodyne's Secret Police. The devices ripped off the attacker's head seem to be the ones that cover or replace the ears of the Watchmen.)
Van: "Who the hell is that?!"
Ivo: "Heh—dis iz a guy vot makes 'accidents' happen."
  • POW!
  • SLICE
  • CHOMP!
  • SNAP!
  • RIP (×2)
2017-10-16 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 030[20]
Forum:2017-10-16 (Monday)
Members of the Blood Circle Families, Hadrian Greenclaw, Van, Ivo Sharktooth
Hadrian Greenclaw (complete with a green, clawed mechanical left hand, living up to the family name) seems to be fully in charge during a meeting of the Blood Circle. Nearly all of the other members are panicking. They don't know who has been killing members of the Blood Circle or who will be killed next. They want the Sins to come to their rescue, but fear that the Sins might attack them instead. Hadian insists that the Sins are completely and permanently out of commission. He is the picture of smug sang froid, reassuring the others (or trying to); at least, until Van and Ivo Sharktooth show up.
Hadrian: "Ladies and gentlemen. I think it's obvious by now that the Sins are a relic of the past. Clearly, we can no longer rely on an obsolete set of ancient clanks to oversee our affairs—nor should we."
The (Wulfenbach) Empire, The Sins (Eleven Deadly Sins), Mechanicsburg
Meanwhile—
Caption, top of panel 1.
  • KNOCK! (×2)

The Sin of Hadrian Greenclaw (non-canon)[]

Location: Hadrian's (formerly Charlemagne's) office in Court of Gears[9]

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2017-10-18 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 001[21]
Forum:2017-10-18 (Wednesday)
Van, Ivo Sharktooth, Members of the Blood Circle, Hadrian Greenclaw, <Former Watchman/Hired Assassin, <Head of Blood Circle Family, Greenclaw Family Sin (One of the Eleven Deadly Sins)
Ivo sums up Hadrian's plan - take the Golden Snail, deactivate the other families' Sins, have the former Secret Police assassin kill the Family leaders, and take control of the Blood Circle. Hadrian points out the one thing that Ivo missed - the Court of Gears Sin is still active.
Transylvania Polygnostic Uni[versity] - Dr. Hadrian Greenclaw - For Science
Diploma, panel 3
Court of Gears - Semper Fixit
Sign, panel 4
2017-10-20 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 031[22]
Forum:2017-10-20 (Friday)
Van, Ivo Sharktooth, Greenclaw Family Sin (One of the Eleven Deadly Sins)
Ivo flings Van behind him as the Sin attacks. Van and Ivo are both wounded by the Sin. Van asks Ivo to keep the Sin busy.
  • FLING!
  • SLAM
  • WAK!
  • RIP!
  • SHRED
  • TEAR
  • REND!

The Secret of the Von Mekkhans (non-canon)[]

Location: Hadrian's (formerly Charlemagne's) office in Court of Gears[9]

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2017-10-23 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 032
Forum:2017-10-23 (Monday)
Ivo Sharktooth, Greenclaw Family Sin (One of the Eleven Deadly Sins), Vanamonde von Mekkhan, Hadrian Greenclaw
Ivo throws himself at the Sin, which begins tearing him to shreds. Von Mekkhan orders the Sin to stand down, and it obeys.
Van: "Enough. Von Mekkhan commands you. Stand down."
Sin: "…I obey."
Ivo: "Vot?! Hyu can just—"
Van: "I am the Heterodyne's seneschal. My family is second only to the Masters themselves."
Ivo: "But—den, vy din' hyu do dot right avay?!"
Van: "Well—we Von Mekkhans have our own secrets. We do our best to keep them."
the Heterodyne, the Masters, von Mekkhans
  • GLOMP!
  • RIP! (×3)
  • CLIK
2017-10-25 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 033
Forum:2017-10-25 (Wednesday)
Van, Hadrian Greenclaw, Ivo Sharktooth
Hadrian explains the purpose of his coup - to stop an assassination plot against the Lady Heterodyne. Due to Van's reputation for omniscience, Hadrian mistakenly assumed the Seneschal was involved in the plot.
Blood Circle, the Lady Heterodyne, my uncle

Art Interruption: "The Lady and the Snail" Cover (non-canon)[]

Occasion: Buying time to work on the story.[9]

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2017-10-27 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: COVER!
Forum:2017-10-27 (Friday)
Ivo Sharktooth, Agatha
The cover for Ivo Sharktooth PJ.
Ivo Sharktooth, Private Jäger: "The Lady and the Snail" Note below image: "Yes, it's the cover for Ivo's story. Which should have gone at the beginning, I guess, but here it is now. The thing is, we need a little more time to get the words right on the next page. Phil wasn't feeling good, and I am SO CLOSE to figuring out how to get the Kickstarter backer survey set up properly, and we just didn't get the script done to our satisfaction. So...here is a picture of Ivo and Agatha looking very noir. We'll be back on Monday with more story, and we're sorry for the delay! --Kaja"

The Motive (non-canon)[]

Location: Hadrian's (formerly Charlemagne's) office in Court of Gears[9]

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2017-10-30 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 034
Forum:2017-10-30 (Monday)
Van, Hadrian Greenclaw, Ivo Sharktooth
Van explains that he didn't know about the plot. Ivo deduces, and Hadrian confirms, that Squeezy Stan was killed after he attempted to blackmail Hadrian about his scheme. Hadrian would have preferred to not deal with Squeezy Stan, but in order to save Agatha, he had to accelerate his timetable.
Hadrian: "But, well, she is our Heterodyne."
Squeezy Stan, The Lady/Our Heterodyne (Agatha)
2017-11-01 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 035
Forum:2017-11-01 (Wednesday)
Agatha, Van, Dingbots
Van reports to Agatha on the conclusion of the case. Agatha arranges to (separately) have dinner with most of the surviving protagonists.
local crime bosses, the Empire, Hadrian, the Watch Chief, Sharktooth, the Heterodynes

The End (non-canon)[]

Location: Ivo Sharktooth's Office[9]

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2017-11-03 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 036
Forum:2017-11-03 (Friday)
Ivo Sharktooth, Sonk and Spanzel[23]
Ivo reflects on the case, the future, and the fancy new hat he looted from Hadrian Greenclaw.
Ivo: "My brodder Jägers, vell, none ov us took de Jägerdraught becauze ve vos schmot guys- but hy vish dey vould realize dot ven tings change, hyu gots to change vit dem. Maybe dey vill figure it out someday, but until den- dey vill protect de Family de old vay- and hy vill protect de Family my own way."
De Masters/De Family (The Heterodynes), Mechanicsburg, Europa, Jägers, Jägerdraught
Ivo Shark[tooth] / The Thanks of Mechanic[sburg] / William Heterody[ne]
Certificate, panel 2
End
Caption, panel 6

Tarvek Embarks[]

Location: At the Carla Hennes Airfield in Paris.

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2017-11-06 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (009)
Forum:2017-11-06 (Monday)
Seffie, Mister Obsidian, Tarvek
Seffie relates her conversation with Agatha to Tarvek, who is understandably in ill humor after having been kidnapped by Mister Obsidian , and tells him she is sending him to England. Seffie explains that she removed him from Grandma's grasp for reasons of love.
Tarvek: "You're going against Grandma? Why?"
Seffie: "The power of love!"
Tarvek: "What? Really?"
Seffie: "Not yours, you fool, mine."
She/Heterodyne Girl (Agatha), Grandmama/Grandma (Grandmother), Zola HMA Tom Wilkinso[n]
2017-11-08 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (010)
Forum:2017-11-08 (Wednesday)
Tarvek, Seffie, ~Gil, ~Seffie, Mister Obsidian
Seffie explains she is helping Tarvek pursue Agatha so that Gil will marry Seffie instead. Tarvek, apparently somewhat reluctantly, agrees to help her in turn.
Tarvek: "Seffie, that… that sounds like a terrible marriage!"
Seffie: "tch. I have always been destined for a political marriage, cousin. This is the one I want."
Wulfenbach/Gil, Lady Heterodyne (Agatha), those Wulfenbachs (House Wulfenbach), , Grandma

Agatha Arrives in England[]

Location: The White Spires, gateway to Londinium, England

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2017-11-10 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (011)
Forum:2017-11-10 (Friday)
Ardsley Wooster, Agatha, Violetta, Zeetha, Dimo, Oggie, Maxim, Jenka?[24]
The HMA Tom Wilkinson and its passengers reach England.
HMA Tom Wilkinson OffWorld Designs retirement sale.
2017-11-13 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (012)
Forum:2017-11-13 (Monday)
Ardsley Wooster, Oggie, Violetta, Agatha, Maxim, Dimo, Zeetha, Bearskin-wearing Guards[25], Hippocrates Brunel[26]
Agatha and her group disembark. Hippocrates Brunel, Lord Moonbark introduces himself.
Wooster: "This tower is reserved for the use of a very select group of-"
Violetta: "Spies?"
Wooster: "tch. Diplomats and nobility, mostly."
Violetta: "Potato, patahto."
Her Majesty's Bonestream Guard
2017-11-15 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (013)
Forum:2017-11-15 (Wednesday)
Ardsley Wooster, Hippocrates Brunel, Agatha, Violetta, Customs Agents
Wooster, Agatha and Moonbark discuss the espionage business, the notes of dead sparks, and Moonbark's sanity.
Trelawney Thorpe, Wulfenbach (Gil), Her Majesty (Albia)
Pri(nce of) W(ha)l(es)
Poster, panel 4.
?atives (Gove)rnment / Airship Crew
Booths, panel 5.
Pneumat[ic]
Sign, panel 5
2017-11-17 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (014)
Forum:2017-11-17 (Friday)
Ardsley Wooster, Hippocrates Brunel, Agatha, Dimo, Zeetha, Ticket Collector, Violetta, Maxim?, Various staff, Drinks Cart Girl, Oggie
As they descend to Londinium proper in a comfortably equipped pneumatic lift, the conversation turns to the ongoing sinking of England.
Agatha: "This city didn't start out under water?
Wooster: "Oh dear me, no. The whole thing is the result of an unsuccessful rebellion-nearly three hundred years ago. Some of the highest nobles in the land got overconfident, thought they could steal the Throne…"
Moonbark: "Oh, yes… the mysterious wizard Pandorus Omnisiens and his cabal- some of the first really powerful modern sparks. We still have no idea what exactly they did."
Pandorus Omnisiens, his cabal, Her Undying Majesty (Albia)
Pneumatic Pass
Ticket, panel 2
PNE(UMATIC) EN(TRANCE?)
Sign, panel 2
GIN, GLENFID(DICH)[27]
Bottles, panel 4
CARE FOR A DRINK?
Drinks cart, panel 4
2017-11-20 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (015)
Forum:2017-11-20 (Monday)
Hippocrates Brunel
Brunel speaks about the submergence of England while standing in front of an enormous porthole through which can be seen a submarine panorama, most of which is occupied by an undersea city, presumably Londinium. There are a multitude of transparent, multicolored domes of all shapes and sizes, connected by tubes or covered corridors. Through some of them can be seen buildings, and, at least in one case, a tall tree. Two huge statues, of scantily clad or nude women, stand guard over the main entrance tube to the city, raising swords to form an archway over the corridor. A Union Jack pennant hangs above the point where this passageway connects to the dome. A number of submarines move about, above the city.
Moonbark: "The Great Submergence has set us a challenge! A challenge which has driven us to become one of the mightiest nations on earth!"
170
Number (faint and hard to see) on large hatch or panel behind rightmost statue, near bottom of page.
First page of a double-page spread.
2017-11-22 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (016)
Forum:2017-11-22 (Wednesday)
Hippocrates Brunel (not on page, but speaking)
Brunel continues to speak and more of submerged England is revealed. Many more domes can be seen, as well as more statuary, more submarines, a school of large fish, and a rather grumpy-looking whale with an ad for Guinness[28] on its side. Rising high behind the rest is an enormous dome containing a large number and variety of buildings.
Moonbark: "And our trading fleet is known around the globe—making the Queen's English the language of trade and commerce!"
The Queen (Queen Albia of England), Lady Heterodyne (Agatha), England
Lovely day for a Guinness
Ad on side of whale
Second page of a double-page spread. Link to complete image.

The Mopey Tortoise is Under Attack[]

Location: At the White Spires air traffic control and on the airship Mopey Tortoise.

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2017-11-24 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (017)
Forum:2017-11-24 (Friday)
High-ranking British Navy Officer, Communications Officer, Dingbot, Tarvek, Captain Jeanne Hawkins of the Airship Mopey Tortoise
A stowaway is discovered on the airship that brought Agatha to England. Contrary to previous indications, it's a Dingbot. Tarvek is instead travelling on the Mopey Tortoise, whose captain is gleefully putting him to work, when she notices something odd…
Hawkins: "Hoy—d'you know what those Bookbinders pay for the fermented dung of Cloud Baboons? It's more profitable than ambergris!"
Tarvek (making disgusted face): "—And it makes everything it touches smell like burning bilges!"
Tom Wilkenson/Tom W.[29], Lady Heterodyne/Agatha, My Girl Seffie, Mopey Tortoise, Bookbinders (Librarians)
Meanwhile—
Caption at top of panel 1.
Meanwhile—
Caption at top of panel 3, indicating a change of scene.
  • SNAP
  • CLIK
  • YOINK!
2017-11-27 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (018)
Forum:2017-11-27 (Monday)
Tarvek, Captain Jeanne Hawkins
The captain has spotted something that resembles a ball of heat distortion; Tarvek identifies it as a concealment field. As the Mopey Tortoise begins evasive maneuvers, a large ship with a House Sturmvoraus badge appears in front of them.
Tarvek: "Have you ever heard of a large-scale Smoke Knight concealment field?"
The Flea, Jack McDog, Smoke Knights
2017-11-29 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (019)
Forum:2017-11-29 (Wednesday)
Captain and crew members of Sturmvoraus airship, Captain Jeanne Hawkins, Tarvek, Lucy, Another member of the non-pirate crew
The captain of the previously concealed ship lectures Tarvek for leaving Grandmother's party and consorting with pirates. Hawkins and her crew assertively express their rich cultural heritage as Europans of piratical descent.
Hawkins: "Yarrr! Me sire was a pirate, as was me dam! I am a Europan of piratical descent—and an honest mover of goods—in Her Majesty's employ!"
Your Grandmother, Europan, Her Majesty (Queen Albia of England)
But soon—
Caption, top of panel 1.
501 (601?)
Number on bulkhead of Sturmvoraus airship, next to hatch, panel 1.
2017-12-01 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (020)
Forum:2017-12-01 (Friday)
Tarvek, Captain Jeanne Hawkins, Captain of Sturmvoraus airship
The Smoke Knight captain escapes, and whisks Tarvek out of Hawkins' custody. Tarvek suggests that the Smoke Knights may have underestimated the crew of the Mopey Tortoise.
Tarvek (shouted): "Look out! They're all Smoke Knights!"
Captain of Sturmvoraus airship: "Of course. Her Highness would hardly send a team of ordinary footmen."
Tarvek: "Lovely. Well, it'll be interesting to see who wins."
Captain: "Seriously? We are elite warriors trained in speed, subtlety, and misdirection. What have a bunch of dirty pirates got to counteract that?"
[Loud cannon fire sounds and the Sturmvoraus airship goes down in flames.]
Tarvek: "…A reckless enthusiasm for massive firepower?"
Non-pirates (shouted loudly in unison): "Yarrr!"
Seffie, Smoke Knights, Her Highness (Grandmother)
  • SLASH!
  • BOOM! (×3)

Trelawney Thorpe[]

Location: Entering England.

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2017-12-04 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (021)
Forum:2017-12-04 (Monday)
Hippocrates Brunel, Agatha, Oggie, Wooster, Trelawney Thorpe[30]
Brunel surmises that Agatha is trying to unfreeze Mechanicsburg, gives her advice on where she can find help in England, then takes his leave. Wooster warns her that Brunel is not as nice as he seems, and someone new and yet very familiar shows up.
Agatha (referring to Brunel): "Well. What a nice man."
Wooster: "Nice? Hah. Watch out, Lady Heterodyne. That's just one way an old adventurer like him survives. Still, he's learned to fake it remarkably well."
Trelawney: "Almost as well as you have."
Wooster (with emphasis): "I am a genuinely nice person!"
Old Klaus Wulfenbach, Your City (Mechanicsburg), The Society of Fools (more formally, Her Majesty the Queen's Right Puissant Society of Sages, Adepts, and Prometheans), Your Young Baron (Gil), Albia (Queen Albia of England), Old Sossy, The Museum of Light and Hope, Picky Harrington, The Corbettite Collection at the Cathedral
2017-12-06 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (022)
Forum:2017-12-06 (Wednesday)
Wooster, Trelawney Thorpe, Agatha
Wooster and Thorpe share a moment, seemingly leaving certain things unsaid. Wooster introduces Thorpe to Agatha, who is excited to meet The Spark of The Realm, having read the penny sparklies in Gil's collection . Trelawney is surprised to find Gil is a fan.
Wooster: "What- that the heir to the Wulfenbach Empire is among of your legion of fans? How could that possibly interest a lady of your refinement?"
Thorpe: "Watch yer gob, ya ratbag."
Penny Sparklies, Gil, Wulfenbach Empire
2017-12-08 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (023)
Forum:2017-12-08 (Friday)
Trelawney Thorpe, Agatha, Wooster, Oggie, Dimo, Maxim
Thorpe reveals that Zardeliv and Madwa are due to arrive at a secret wharf in two hours, and that Tarvek should arrive in three days… barring any incidents.
Professor Zardeliv, Smoke Knight Madwa Korel, Seagate, Prince Sturmvoraus (Tarvek), Colette, Jenka, his family (House Sturmvoraus)

The Mopey Tortoise is Under Attack Again[]

Location: On and near the airship Mopey Tortoise.

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2017-12-11 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (024)
Forum:2017-12-11 (Monday)
Tarvek, Captain Jeanne Hawkins, Other Members of Non-Pirate and Smoke Knight Crews
The fight between the non-pirates and Smoke Knights is in full swing, with objects flying through the air. Tarvek is scanning the sky with a telescope, humming. Hawkins angrily asks what he's up to; he points out that her friend's approaching airship looks wrong. She agrees and calls a truce. (The incoming ship is the Flea, captained by Jack McDog (the names are given on a previous page.) Tarvek sadly surmises that McDog must be dead.)
Captain Hawkins (shouted): "What in purple blazes are you doing?"
Tarvek: "Oh, keeping an eye on things."
Hawkins: "Aren't you at least a little worried about all this?"
Tarvek: "Well, not yet. You're being paid to get me to England. They're being paid to bring me back. Everyone here wants me healthy. So far, so good—"
England
  • SMAK!
  • CLANG
  • POW!
  • TING (×3)
[R]UM
On bottle flying through air, panel 2.
2017-12-13 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (025)
Forum:2017-12-13 (Wednesday)
Smoke Knight Captain, Captain Jeanne Hawkins, Tarvek, Non-Pirate Crew (voices from out of panel), Knights of the Hunt (in lupine form)
The leader of the Smoke Knights also agrees that something is wrong with the approaching airship. Hawkins decides to use the guns, but is told they have been spiked by the Knights. She and her crew are not at all happy about this. Both the Knights and the non-pirates prove to be prone to over-excitability. Tarvek makes a inspirational speech rallying the troops, until they see that their new opponents are a pack of anthropoid wolf-like creatures. (Perhaps dog-like would be a more apt description, given their fondness for treats. As is revealed on the next page , the lupine beings are Knights of the Hunt working for Martellus von Blitzengaard.)
Tarvek (shouted): "Enough! The people on that ship are here to kill all of us! —But, listen to me! Half of you are Smoke Knights! Trained in the traditions of the Storm King's own elite guard! And the rest of you are…uh…are Europans of piratical descent! Any one of you can beat ten normal men! So if you act together—you can take on anyone!"
Smoke Knights, The Storm King (Andronicus Valois), Europans of Piratical Descent
  • HOWOOO!
2017-12-15 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (026)
Forum:2017-12-15 (Friday)
Captain Jeanne Hawkins, Smoke Knight Captain, Tarvek, Jaron, Other Smoke Knights, Members of Non-Pirate Crew, Knights of the Hunt (in lupine form)
Jaron appears out of nowhere, holding knives. He starts killing the non-pirates and Smoke Knights, trying to get to Tarvek, whom Martellus has sent him to assassinate. The hounds[31] storm the ship to help Jaron, who would rather they didn't. Tarvek has an idea, and asks Hawkins for help.
Hawkins: "What are they, anyway?"
Smoke Knight Captain: "They're His Majesty's Knights of the Hunt. Bullets won't stop them!"
Tarvek (shouted): "Smoke Knights! Ignore the hounds! You're fighting a Night Master!"
Jaron: "Well spotted. Now I see why Martellus needs you dead."
Smoke Knight Captain: "Aaaah! That's not just any Night Master, that's Jaron!"
Tarvek: "Well, yes! He's Martellus' personal assassin! Who were you expecting to come with Martellus' Knights? —And by the way, remember how I said I wasn't worried? (shouted) I am now!"
Night Master, Martellus
  • FOOM!
2017-12-18 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (027)
Forum:2017-12-18 (Monday)
Non-pirates, Smoke Knights, Knights of the Hunt (in lupine form), Jaron, Captain Jeanne Hawkins, Tarvek
The non-pirates and Smoke Knights start to panic, quite understandably. Jaron can attack from anywhere at any time, and the dogs[31] are almost unstoppable; between both of these foes the non-pirates and Smoke Knights are being slaughtered. Tarvek cooks up something hopefully helpful in the galley, while Captain Hawkins guards the door.
Non-pirate (shouted): "Where did he go?"
Smoke Knight: "He's a Night Master. He could be anywhere."
Non-pirate: "That's not very helpful…and have you seen the Captain?"
Smoke Knight: "Shh—quiet. Sight is a trap. I need my other senses…"
Knight of the Hunt: "Rhaargh!"
Non-pirate (shouted): "Look out!"
Smoke Knight: "Oh, for— Why did he have to bring the dogs?!"
Jaron: "Oh, I know. They're not very elegant, are they? No style."
Non-pirate: "Urk!"
Smoke Knight: "Ak!"
Jaron: "—But my King insisted."
Different Smoke Knight (shouted): "Shoot him!"
Different non-pirate (shouted): "But—he's gone!"
Night Master
  • STAB
  • RUNCH
  • ZOWNT!
  • POF! (×2)
Meanwhile, in the galley—
Caption, top of final panel
2017-12-20 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (028)
Forum:2017-12-20 (Wednesday)
Captain Jeanne Hawkins, Tarvek, Knight of the Hunt (in lupine form)
Tarvek works with burners, beakers, and chemicals, brewing a formula to use against the hounds[31]; the substance goes through many changes of color and form. The Captain urges him to hurry; her crew are dying! A hound appears in the galley door and the Captain fends him off, while Tarvek finishes his formula; the end product is many small spherical purple pellets. He tests one by tossing in the face of the attacking hound. The ball explodes into a small cloud of dust or vapor, and the hound reacts with alarm.
Knight (shouted): "Lord Jaron, I have found him! (normal voice) Stand aside! I will kill him! I!"
Hawkins: "Ow! I'm tempted to let him, you know…"
Tarvek (in madness place, briefly): "There! Now to test it!"
[Tarvek tosses a small purple ball that explodes near the Knight's face.]
Knight: "Hrur—cute little ball— (shouted loudly) Yipe!"
Jaron
  • POF!
2017-12-22 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (029)
Forum:2017-12-22 (Friday)
Knights of the Hunt (in lupine form), Non-pirates, Smoke Knights, Captain Jeanne Hawkins, Tarvek, Jaron
The hound [31] that got a faceful of Tarvek's pellet covers his eyes, yelps in pain, runs onto the deck, and then jumps overboard, which alarms the other hounds. More hounds are attacked and react the same way. As Tarvek distributes purple pellets to the non-pirates, Jaron appears behind him.
Hawkins: "It's working! Nice!"
Tarvek: "Here. Try to hit them in the face."
Other non-pirates (together): "Oooh!"
Tarvek: "I'll have to deal with the Night Master—"
[Jaron appears in back of Tarvek, who dodges.]
Tarvek (shouted): "Aaah! Who is right behind me!"
Night Master
  • POF! (×2)
  • DODGE
2017-12-25 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (030)
Forum:2017-12-25 (Monday)
Jaron, Tarvek, Knight of the Hunt, Non-pirate
Tarvek is desperately attempting to avoid death at the hands of the Night Master, when a Mopey Tortoise crew member spots something below the ship...
Jaron: "Tch. Very clever. Oh, you're still going to die—"
Tarvek (shouted): "Yi!"
Jaron: "But now, I'm going to make it hurt."
Tarvek (shouted): "Oof!"
Jaron: "At least you can take comfort in the knowledge that you have caused me trouble. Martellus loves those idiot hounds—"
Tarvek (shouted): "Gak!"
Jaron: "And because of youI am going to have to return with the news that half the fools are dead."
Martellus
  • GUNCH!
  • WHAM
Meanwhile—
Caption, top of final panel.
2017-12-27 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (031)
Forum:2017-12-27 (Wednesday)
Knight of the Hunt, Non-pirate
A mechanical sea serpent with English markings erupts from the sea.
Non-pirate and Knight of the Hunt, together (shouted): "Something is coming!"
Lord Jaron, Captain (Captain Jeanne Hawkins)
  • FWOOSH
2017-12-29 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (032)
Forum:2017-12-29 (Friday)
Jaron, Tarvek, Captain Jeanne Hawkins, Knight of the Hunt, Bang, !Gil
Jaron prepares to finally kill Tarvek, but Bang intervenes.
Jaron: "What an exciting final day you've had!"
Tarvek: "Oh! Look! An angel!"
Jaron: "I rather doubt it."
[Bang leaps into view from above, delivering a swift kick to the back of Jaron's head.]
Bang (shouted): "Back off, pal—Squealy[32] is mine!"
Tarvek: "A terrible, terrible angel!"
Gil: "DuPree! Don't fool around with him—that's von Blitzengaard's chief assassin!"
Sea Serpent/Subhunter Serpent, von Blitzengaard (Martellus von Blitzengaard)
  • POF!
  • SMAK!
  • SLICE

Happy New Year 2018[]

Occasion: New Year's Day 2018 break

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2018-01-01 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. n/a
Forum:2018-01-01 (Monday)
Dingbots
The old, tarnished, worn-out 2017 dingbot (with a sprung mainspring) is winding up the shiny new 2018 dingbot, which is quite startled to be activated.
Studio News: "HAPPY NEW YEAR! Thank you for reading Girl Genius. We hope 2018 is good to all of you, and that we can continue to amuse you all the way through it!"
HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Waiting for the Submersible[]

Location: The submarine locks, Londinium, England

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2018-01-03 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (033)
Forum:2018-01-03 (Wednesday)
Agatha, Harbor Master, Dock Wallopers, Other Dock Workers, Wooster, Trelawney Thorpe
At the Londinium sub docks, preparations are underway for the arrival of Madwa Korel's submarine. The sub appears to be planning to ram the lock.
Madwa Korel
Meanwhile, in Londinium—
Caption, top of first panel.
LO[CK] 1007-B
2018-01-05 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (034)
Forum:2018-01-05 (Friday)
Agatha, Lock Operator, Harbor Master, Trelawney Thorpe, Wooster
Agatha suggests increasing pressure in the external lock to create a burst of water to slow down the approaching submarine. Thorpe and Wooster head off to disable the necessary safety mechanisms.
  • WHRROOSH
2018-01-08 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (035)
Forum:2018-01-08 (Monday)
Harbor Master, Trelawney Thorpe, Wooster, Lock Operators, Agatha
With the external lock at pressure and the safety mechanisms disabled, and the sub about to make impact, the group runs for the bathyshelters.
  • CRAKKKK
WELCOME TO ENGLAND
Printed in a circle around lock hatch (repeatedly, apparently all the way around), last panel.
INNER-LOCK
Printed on lock hatch in two lines, broken at hyphen, last panel.
PLEASE TU[RN OFF EN]GINES
Printed on lock hatch in smaller letters, last panel.
2018-01-10 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (036)
Forum:2018-01-10 (Wednesday)
Lock Operator #1, Harbor Master, Lock Operator #2, Other Lock Technicians, Dock Wallopers
The burst of water slows down the approaching submarine, which slides to a halt in the interior dock, engines still running. The Dock Wallopers prepare to board the submarine.
  • POOM
  • BOOM!
  • K-TOOONGE!
2018-01-12 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (037)
Forum:2018-01-12 (Friday)
Trelawney Thorpe, Dock Walloper, More Dock Wallopers, Harbor Master, Sonic Team Member, Dimo, Agatha
Thorpe uses a shaped charge to open the sealed submarine door.
Thorpe: "Sonic Team! Can you hear them?"
Harbor Master: "No! There's nothing but engine noises! Something's very wrong."
Sonic Team Member: "The crew must be knocked out—or maybe even dead!"

Dock Walloper: "That's-"
Thorpe: "A shaped charge."
Dock Walloper: "But-"
Thorpe: "We really should run now."
Dock Walloper: "But- you carry them with you?"
Thorpe: "Oh, it saves ever so much time!"
Sonic Team, Imperial Key, Shaped Charge
  • POIT
  • F-BOOM!
2018-01-15 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (038)
Forum:2018-01-15 (Monday)
Trelawney Thorpe, Submarine Crew (deceased), Wooster
The shaped charge Trelawney placed on the sub's hull has blasted the hatch open. Trelawney explores the vessel, looking for the crew or passengers, but finds only corpses.
Trelawney: "They're all dead!"
Wooster: "Miss Thorpe…"
Trelawney: "—And it's not my fault!"
Wooster: "No one said it was!"
  • SSSSS
  • CLUNK
  • THUMP!
  • tik (×3)
  • WHIRR
PO
Large block letters on back of uniform, panel 7.
2018-01-17 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (039)
Forum:2018-01-17 (Wednesday)
Agatha, Wooster, Trelawney, Violetta, Mustache Dock Walloper, Curl Dock Walloper, Plague Mask Doctor[33]
The sub contains a short range autopilot, and the bodies of two passengers, one of which is Dio Zardeliv.
Madwa Korel, Uncle Tiktok/Doctor Zardeliv
Later—
Caption, top of panel 1.

Extra Art: The Mighty Organ[]

Occasion: Nothing in particular.

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2018-01-19 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. n/a
Forum:2018-01-19 (Friday)
Agatha, Krosp
Agatha is playing a very large, Sparky-looking organ, while Krosp, in a nightgown, holds up a clock to shown the lateness of the hour (3 AM).
This is a re-working of a painting by Phil Foglio from 1979, which is shown below the Girl-Genius-themed version.

Gil and Tarvek Meet Again[]

Location: On the Mopey Tortoise

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2018-01-22 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (040)
Forum:2018-01-22 (Monday)
Bang, Jaron, Tarvek, Gil
Bang fights Jaron and more than holds her own against him. During the conflict she inflicts several serious injuries on her opponent, while escaping further damage herself. Throughout the clash, she keeps up a continuous stream of banter, annoying Jaron no end and perhaps even distracting him enough to aid Bang during their battle.
Jaron: "Tch—you know what your problem is?"
Bang: "Ooh! I bet I know this one!" [Bang stabs Jaron.]
Jaron (shouted): "Arrgh!"
Bang: "I bet you're going to say I talk too much! Everybody says that! Now, I don't think I talk that much," [She stabs Jaron again.]
Jaron(shouted): "Ak!"
Bang: "so I thought, maybe I'm just annoying!"
Tarvek: "I had no idea she was capable of such self-awareness."
Gil: "Wait for it…"
Bang: "—But that's just crazy! I mean, it's so obviously untrue! I think people just get touchy when they're losing. —But hey, let's open this up for discussion! What do you think?"
Jaron (shouted): "Shut up!"
Bang: "There, see? That's exactly what I mean!"
Somebody I Like (Vole)
  • stab
  • swish
  • WAK!
2018-01-24 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (041)
Forum:2018-01-24 (Wednesday)
Gil, Tarvek, Jaron, Bang
Gil and Tarvek catch up with each other. Tarvek tells Gil about Paris, Simon's death, and Colette's breakthrough .
Lucrezia, Paris, The Master (Simon Voltaire), Colette
2018-01-26 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (042)
Forum:2018-01-26 (Friday)
Captain Jeanne Hawkins, Tarvek, Surviving Smoke Knight, Surviving Non-pirate, Gil, Marka (another Smoke Knight), Norville (in lupine form)[34], Bang, Jaron, Another Non-pirate
The survivors assess their losses, and Tarvek meets the lone Knight of the Hunt that was taken prisoner. Bang concludes her fight with Jaron before an admiring audience.
Tortoise Crew #1: "Is it really her?"
Tortoise Crew #2: "It is her! She stabbed my mom once!"
2018-01-29 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (043)
Forum:2018-01-29 (Monday)
Tarvek, Gil, Bang, Captain Jeanne Hawkins
Tarvek decides to have a lie down, while Gil and Dupree make arrangements to have the Mopey Tortoise return to Castle Wulfenbach. Later, as Tarvek drifts into unconsciousness, Gil explains the remaining Smoke Knights have disappeared with Jaron, but left Norville, then also falls asleep.
Sea Serpent (Subhunter Serpents), Castle Wulfenbach, Smoke Knights, Jaron, "the Dog" (Norville, one of the Knights of the Hunt in lupine form), Martellus
Soon—
Caption, top of panel 4.
?DED
Text on poster, partially displayed in panel 5.
2018-01-31 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (044)
Forum:2018-01-31 (Wednesday)
Tarvek, Bang, <Gil, <Wulfenbach Minions
Bang wakes Tarvek by sticking a knife in his face. Out on desk, Bang asks Tarvek to help break the mind control Klaus imposed on Gil.
Bang: "I talked to the Heterodyne girl- and now I'm talking to you. Fix him."
Wulfenbach (Gil), Heterodyne Girl (Agatha), Her Mom (Lucrezia), Klaus, Mechanicsburg, Empire Stuff (Wulfenbach Empire)
Later—
Caption, top of panel 1.
2018-02-02 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (045)
Forum:2018-02-02 (Friday)
Tarvek, Captain Jeanne Hawkins, Bang
With the dual enticements of the Royal Bounty and the Queen's Tattoo, Tarvek talks Hawkins into turning the Mopey Tortoise around and heading back to England. His argument is considerably strengthened by Bang announcing that she's knocked Gil out and shackled him.
England, Calais, Castle Wulfenbach, Seffie, Her Majesty (Albia), Royal Bounty, Queen's Tattoo
And so, soon—
Caption, top of panel 1.

Strange Poison and Mystery[]

Location: At the Londinium docks in England

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2018-02-05 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (046)
Forum:2018-02-05 (Monday)
Plague Mask Doctor, Trelawney, Saluting Dock Walloper, Wooster, Agatha, Inventory Dock Walloper, Mustache Dock Walloper, Curl Dock Walloper[35]
The doctor announces the victims on the sub died from an aerosol poison. Thorpe and the Dock Wallopers assess the sub's inventory, but there is no sign of Prende's Chronometric Lantern. The Dock Wallopers check for recent suspicious activity, and learn that someone has hijacked a Sea Serpent, and that someone is being brought in by the Mopey Tortoise.
Lantern (Prende's Chronometric Lantern), HMS Audacious, HMSS Ogo-pogo[36], The Sealord, Mopey Tortoise[37]
2018-02-07 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (047)
Forum:2018-02-07 (Wednesday)
Wooster, Trelawney, Curl Dock Walloper, Mustache Dock Walloper, Agatha, Violetta, Agatha's Wasp eater
Thorpe confirms that the Mopey Tortoise is the ship transporting Tarvek. Agatha and Thorpe deduce that Prende's Lantern was used to hijack a different ship, HMS Audacious. Wooster has an unsettling feeling about the hijacker of the Sea Serpent's identity.
Mopey Tortoise, Prince Sturmvoraus (Tarvek), Audacious, Bristol Platform Seven, Prende's Chronometric Lantern, Ogo-pogo, Sea Serpent (Subhunter Serpents), Master Gil
2018-02-09 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (048)
Forum:2018-02-09 (Friday)
Wooster, Curl Dock Walloper, Trelawney, Agatha, Zeetha, Oggie, Maxim
Wooster frets over having the Lantern loose in England, and the consequences of Gil's arrival.
The Sealord, Bristol Platform Seven, The Lantern (Prende's Chronometric Lantern), The Queen (Queen Albia of England), England, Mopey Tortoise, Master Gil

Extra Art: Trying to Sleep[]

Occasion: A huge mistake in the art for the page that was supposed to be posted on this day.

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2018-02-12 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. n/a
Forum:2018-02-12 (Monday)
Agatha, Portable Castle, The Beast
The Beast and the Castle keep Agatha up late by playing cards. Once again, it's 3 AM .
We made a huge mistake with the art for today's page… so now it's Wednesday's page. We're very sorry about that! Instead, here's a picture we haven't yet shown anyone. Now back to the screaming and recriminations… Thank you! --Kaja

Arriving at Dover One[]

Location: Dover One airship docking station.

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2018-02-14 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (049)
Forum:2018-02-14 (Wednesday)
Flag Signalperson, The Admiral, Captain Jeanne Hawkins, Another Captain?, Hawkins' four surviving crew members with Bang posing as a fifth[38]
An Admiral welcomes back Hawkins and her crew, which seems to have a new recruit.
Dover One-
Narration, panel 1
2018-02-16 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (050)
Forum:2018-02-16 (Friday)
Trelawney, Captain Jeanne Hawkins, The Admiral, Member of Hawkins' Crew, Bang, Wooster
Thorpe and Wooster also make an appearance. Hawkins and Thorpe seem to be very well acquainted, while Wooster knows the new crew member better than he would like. The Admiral announces that Hawkins and her crew will be presented to the Queen, a prospect that Wooster finds alarming.
Bang: "-And guess what? It's the Gilgamesh Wulfenbach! What do you think about that, goofy British guy I've never met before?"
Wooster: "Yeek!"
The Gilgamesh Wulfenbach, The Queen Herself (Queen Albia of England)

Extra Art: Wasp Eater and Clank Party[]

Occasion: The Kickstarter for the next Girl Genius graphic novel, Kings and Wizards, is announced and the artwork and a mockup of the medal for this campaign is shown.

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2018-02-19 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. n/a
Forum:2018-02-19 (Monday)
Agatha's Wasp eater, The Wee Beastie, Portable Castle
The Mini-Beast and the Portable Castle are shown mounted on Honker, surrounded by a constellation of stars.
Kaja: "The new Kickstarter Backer contact form seems to be working well, and a good thing too, because I have to launch yet another Kickstarter campaign sometime this week. Of course, that means I needed Phil and Cheyenne working on art for the campaign...which means that today we get a cute picture, rather than story. I'm really sorry about that! The good news is that I'll have the medal design off to the pin maker sometime tonight, and maybe they'll get done a bit sooner this time. (The medals can take a while, sometimes Phil's art is hard to translate to sculpted form.)"
Celebremus![39]

Albia of England[]

Location: The Royal Palace in England.

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2018-02-21 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (051)
Forum:2018-02-21 (Wednesday)
Agatha, Zeetha, Lord Womble[40]
Agatha and Zeetha are in an enormous, palatial room, which isn't surprising, since it is in Queen Albia's palace. Agatha frets about Gil and Tarvek. Zeetha tries to reassure her and gives her a lesson on dealing with Queens. A person with the head of a unicorn appears and asks them to follow him.
Zeetha: "But listen to me—this is a show of power. You're being tested. You are in another Queen's land—and you come and go at Her word. This is a law among queens. Always remember—you do not rule here. The Heterodynes of the past had a lot of trouble accepting that reality…"
Agatha: "Well, I am hardly one of the 'Heterodynes of the past.'"
Womble: "—And the lack of screaming, ranting, and egregious violence has been noted. Princess, Lady Heterodyne, if you will follow me—"
Mister Wooster, Gil, Tarvek Sturmvoraus, Royal Navy, The Queen (Queen Albia of England), The Heterodynes of the Past (House Heterodyne)
Elsewhere—
Caption, top of panel 1.
2018-02-23 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (052)
Forum:2018-02-23 (Friday)
Lord Womble, Agatha, Zeetha, Albia, Man with Tank on Back, Clank in Fur Coat and Hat, Fairy-like woman, Guy in Big Hat, Servant, Guard in Uniform, Lion, Other Royal Guests(?)
Zeetha and Agatha are escorted to an colossal, transparent, undersea dome and presented to Queen Albia by Lord Womble. The dome contains a huge, elaborate, lovely formal garden. As Albia welcomes them, Zeetha and Agatha gape with astonishment. Not only is the garden inhabited by many strange beings, and full of floating, glowing particles, but the Queen is a giantess, dressed in sensible gardening clothes, gloves, and an apron, pruning the top of a tall fir tree with scissor-like secateurs. The only signs of royalty in her appearance are her tiara featuring an emblem of the British flag, and her halo of stars, apparently hovering unsupported around her head.
Albia: "Ladies. Welcome to my garden."
2018-02-26 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (053)
Forum:2018-02-26 (Monday)
Albia, Guy in Big Hat, Fairy-like woman, Zeetha, Green Egghead[41]
Albia greets Zeetha and walks towards her, shrinking rapidly until she is only slightly more than normal size. She speaks of Skifander and offers Zeetha her hand. Zeetha grasps it then immediately lets go; it's too hot! Albia explains that overly rapid compression is the cause of the heat, to Zeetha's puzzlement. Albia then asks about Queen Luheia.
Albia: "Zeetha of Skifander, you may approach. It has been far too long since I have had word of your people."
Zeetha: "You…you know of Skifander?"
Albia: "Oh, yes—but is was so long ago, before the mirrors went dark. I confess, I had believed your land lost forever."
Zeetha: "The mirrors—I…"
Albia: "Oh, yes, we will have much to talk about, my dear. You are most welcome here."
Skifander, Mirrors, Queen Luheia
2018-02-28 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (054)
Forum:2018-02-28 (Wednesday)
Zeetha, Albia, Fairy-like woman, Bird-headed Man, Lion, Woman in Headdress, Guy in Big Hat, Clank in Fur Coat and Hat
Zeetha informs Albia that Luheia died so long ago she has passed into legend. Albia's gardening getup morphs into into black mourning clothes. She is taken aback to learn that Skifander's Queen is no longer immortal. As she speaks, Albia's appearance shifts again; she now possesses the green hair and scanty attire of a Queen of Skifander. Albia admits that she doesn't know how to find Zeetha's home; she spoke to Luheia through a "magic mirror" which no longer works. She reacts with shock when Zeetha tells her that Agatha took two and a half years to pass through a similar device.
Zeetha: "L-luheia? Queen Luheia—uh, she died. To save Skifander from the Grey Witch—"
Albia: "Oh—poor Luheia, dead… We are sorry to hear that…though we had guessed as much. A grey witch, you say?"
Zeetha: "I…I think that was her legend. There've been so many queens since then, and I'm—"
Albia: "'So many—' You mean to say that Skifander is no longer ruled by an eternal God Queen?"
Queen Luheia, Grey Witch, Skifander, My Mother (Zeetha's Mother, Zantabraxis the Warrior Queen of Skifander), Mirrors, Agatha, Mechanicsburg
2018-03-02 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (055)
Forum:2018-03-02 (Friday)
Albia, Zeetha, Fairy-like woman, Agatha
Albia dismisses Zeetha and bids Agatha approach. She gazes intently in into Agatha's eyes, apparently discerning Agatha's super Sparky state quite a while ago in Castle Heterodyne. Albia's hair and clothing change to resemble Agatha's appearance at the time.[42] After reacting with glee because Agatha survived, Albia grows grim and states that Agatha is causing problems, including the fact that Gil has invaded Britain.
Albia: "Now then. Lady Heterodyne—you may approach. Let us look at you. Oho! Yes, we thought so! We can always tell."
Agatha: "Your Majesty?"
Albia: "You are one who has peeped into the infinite!"
Agatha: "Ah—Your Majesty, I think—I mean, that was only temporary… And I almost exploded."
Albia: "But you didn't! Well done for your first time!"
Agatha: "Ah—'first time?'"
Albia: "Later, you'll only have to worry about exploding other people!"
Lord Womble, Your Young Baron (Gil)

Extra: Absolute Nonsense from Professoressa Foglio[]

Occasion: A new page wasn't prepared for today because all of the Professors went to Emerald City Comic-Con.

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2018-03-05 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. AN Page 001[43]
Forum:2018-03-05 (Monday)
Kaja Foglio, <Drusus Beausoleil
2018-03-06 (Tuesday)
Vol.2-5 p. AN Page 002-004[43]
Forum:2018-03-06 (Tuesday)
Krosp, Van, Othar, Oggie, Maxim, Dimo, Gil, Tarvek, Agatha, Wooster, Violetta, Kaja Foglio

Albia Wonders About Gil[]

Location: Albia's Garden, in the Royal Palace in England.

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2018-03-07 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (056)
Forum:2018-03-07 (Wednesday)
Green Furry bignose[44], Agatha, Albia, Man with Tank on Back, Clank in Fur Coat and Hat, \Krosp[45], \Swartzwalders[45], \Dimitri Vapnoople[45], ~Klaus
While walking through her garden with Agatha, Albia explains why she said Gil has invaded England (a Wulfenbach dreadnought carrying a passenger seeking asylum heading directly toward restricted British airspace is part of the reason) and why she doesn't trust him.
Albia: "The Wulfenbachs are men quite able to carry terrible devastation in the palms of their hands—a fact of which you must be well aware, Lady Heterodyne."
He/The Young Baron (Gil), Wulfenbachs
5
Number on Take-Five Bomb, portrayed in the hand of Baron Klaus Wulfenbach, last panel.
2018-03-09 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (057)
Forum:2018-03-09 (Friday)
Agatha, Albia, grinning satyr-like creature, Fairy-like woman
Agatha asks Albia for assistance with removing the mind control from herself and Gil. Albia admits that she could help remove the mind control, but Agatha may not like what follows.
Albia: "Hee hee! Oh, dear- it would be easy- and ever so much fun!"
Agatha: "I… I think maybe I should do this myself."
Albia: "Oh, yes! We really think you should!"
Gil, The Baron (Klaus), Lucrezia

Gil Meets His Hero[]

Location: The Royal Palace in England.

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2018-03-12 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (068)[46]
Forum:2018-03-12 (Monday)
Klaus Wulfenbach#Gil, Gil, Tarvek, Trelawney
Gil wakes in a hospital bed, as Tarvek talks to the Klaus overlay in Gil's body about Albia. Tarvek has invoked Klaus's overlay as a demonstration for Thorpe.
Tarvek: "Oh, oddly, stating loudly in your hearing the fact that you were in the hands of Albia of England= after an act of piracy against her Navy- counts as enough of a danger to yourself and the Empire that he popped right up. He cares for you very much."
Albia
2018-03-14 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (059)
Forum:2018-03-14 (Wednesday)
Gil, Trelawney, Tarvek
Gil is excited to meet Thorpe, even if he is underdressed. Thorpe questions Gil about the hijacking, Tarvek cites in defense the Royal Pursuit and Rescue agreement between England and the Wulfenbach Empire.
Captain DuPree (Bang), My Queen (Albia), Royal Pursuit and Rescue, Wulfenbach Territory, Princess Urania
2018-03-16 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (060)
Forum:2018-03-16 (Friday)
Trelawney, Gil, Tarvek
Thorpe believes that Albia will find the hijacking hilarious, and asks Gil and Tarvek about their future intentions. Gil and Tarvek wish to talk to Albia about the rise of The Other. Tarvek plans to work on removing The Other from Lucrezia's mind, and, quietly, the Baron from Gil's. Thorpe raises the unpleasant possibility that Agatha might not wish to leave with them afterwards, something that does not appear to have occurred to either Gil or Tarvek.
Her Majesty/Your Queen (Albia), Revenant Activity (Revenants), Agatha/Lady Heterodyne (Agatha Heterodyne), The Other, The Baron (Baron Klaus Wulfenbach)

Albia Makes an Offer[]

Location: Albia's Garden, in the Royal Palace in England.

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2018-03-19 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (061)
Forum:2018-03-19 (Monday)
Albia, Agatha
Albia enquires as to Agatha's plans- currently, to study Prende's Lantern and free Mechanicsburg. Albia offers her a place to work.
Prende's Lantern, Lucrezia, Mechanicsburg
2018-03-21 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (062)
Forum:2018-03-21 (Wednesday)
Albia, Agatha, Mister Stonegrease, Guy in Big Hat, Lord Womble, Zeetha, Person in Background
Entirely coincidentally, Albia has a laboratory that she needs temporarily occupied. Agatha accepts, and is dismissed.
Circus Friends (Master Payne's Circus of Adventure), Lord Frothing, The Society (The Queen's Society; more formally, Her Majesty the Queen's Right Puissant Society of Sages, Adepts, and Prometheans)[47]
2018-03-23 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (063)
Forum:2018-03-23 (Friday)
Albia, Mister Stonegrease, Boringly Human Guy, Large, Gray-Skinned Humanoid in Fur Coat and Hat
With Agatha and her friends gone, Albia discusses her plot to keep Agatha in England permanently.
Albia (speaking of Agatha): "Yes…such an extraordinary young lady…she will make a lovely addition to our garden."
Lady Heterodyne (Agatha), Hadrian Rakethorn, Royal Princesses, College of Mysteries, The Lantern (Prende's Lantern) This page has been posted in black and white, with this note: "I have a plane to catch, so here is tonight's page, devoid of color until I land. Thank you for your patience! --Kaja" The page is now in color and the note has been removed.

Agatha Settles in[]

Location: Headquarters of the Queen's Society in England

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2018-03-26 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (064)
Forum:2018-03-26 (Monday)
Lord Womble, Agatha
Lord Womble escorts Agatha to her new lab in the underwater dome of the Queen's Society.
Womble: "Here we are. The headquarters of the Queen's Society. They have the entire dome."
Agatha: "The whole thing? Impressive. Is that to help concentrate resources—and encourage interdisciplinary communication?"
Womble: "Oh, yesss…of course…but mostly it's so that if you Sparks come up with something insanely dangerous, we can blow the dome and get you all at once."
Agatha: "…Ah. That makes sense."
Our Queen (Albia), The Queen's Society, Sparks
2018-03-28 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (065)
Forum:2018-03-28 (Wednesday)
Lord Womble, Agatha, Violetta, Zeetha, Oggie
Womble introduces Agatha to her accommodations, and new labs, plural.
Womble: "Yesss- and that is my cue to get well away from here. Jolly good luck to the rest of you."
Oggie: "Tenk you. Ve is used to it."
The Queen (Albia), Sparks
2018-03-30 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (066)
Forum:2018-03-30 (Friday)
Zeetha, Agatha, Agatha's Wasp eater
Agatha and Zeetha discuss her current projects, and the approaching Wulfenbach warship.
Agatha: "Zeetha, this is the first chance I've had to really work. I don't know how long it'll last. First of all, this guy is cute and all, but I don't want to have to rely on him to live—"
Wasp eater (at whom Agatha is pointing): "Skee!"
Agatha: "Or on Martellus, for that matter. There's also the question of getting Lucrezia out of my head—Tarvek will be useful thereand I'm already getting closer to figuring out how the Baron's mind control is affecting Gil."
Martellus, Lucrezia, Tarvek, Gil, The Baron, Wulfenbach, Albia
Later—
Caption, top of panel 1.
AIR P[RESSURE]?
On instrument panel in background, panel 1.

The WORKS and Other Distractions[]

Art Interruption: Jäger Poker Deck (non-canon)[]

Occasion: Phil needs time on art for The Works, 2nd Ed. and the Jäger Poker Deck[9]

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2018-04-02 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. JagerPokerart07
Forum:2018-04-02 (Monday)
Ivo Sharktooth, Vole, Dimo, Goomblast, Jorgi, Jenka, Mamma Gkika, Oggie, Maxim, Zog, Gargantua, Khrizhan
New art for Ivo Sharktooth and Vole for the Jäger poker deck is shown, along with a photo of the method Kaja used to decide which Jägers would have their image on the various court cards.
Kaja: "As I have mentioned, Cheapass Games is bringing back the Girl Genius: The WORKS card game. This delights us, except for the fact that Phil still has to draw a few more cards for it. While he finishes those up, here's the last of the art for the Jäger poker deck we started so long ago. Cheapass has added it to their Kickstarter campaign as an add-on. They'll have an update about the poker deck soon. Until then, you can read their update about the gorgeous play mat they're putting together. It's very pretty!"
Today's page is Jäger Poker Art 7. The previous six pages were part of a lengthy art interruption that started on Friday, July 10, 2015 .

Art Interruption: Very old art from Phil (non-canon)[]

Occasion: Phil needs time on art for The Works, 2nd Ed. and the Jäger Poker Deck[9]

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2018-04-04 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. n/a
Forum:2018-04-04 (Wednesday)
Various odd and interesting characters
A city or village scene is shown, consisting of almost nothing but numerous narrow towers, each topped by a single small room with a single window with a shutter. Most of these are open, with a great variety of strange beings visible through them, going about their daily lives. A plank and rope bridge spans the front of the scene, being traversed by a humanoid creature with a head a bit reminiscent of an iguana, holding a hiking staff and wearing a backpack.
Kaja: "As I have mentioned, Cheapass Games is bringing back the Girl Genius: The WORKS card game. We're getting to the point where we need Phil to finish up those cards, and so I've been trying to think of fun stuff we can show you in the meantime. Unfortunately, today I have a cold, and so slept most of the day and didn't finish the thing I wanted to show you tonight. SO INSTEAD...I have dug up one of Phil's VERY OLD drawings...because I think it's fun to see what his work looked like all those years ago. Phil says: "This was the first thing I did when I moved to Chicago for college. WindyCon 1 was coming up, and I thought it would be nice to have something to sell. WindyCon1 was my first regional convention. It was an excellent convention, I went there, and the next year, I was on the con staff. As far as I know, the convention is still going. You and I have been guests there." (I'm the "you" he's talking about, by the way, I'm just typing what he says to me from the other room. He's still drawing Works cards. Yes, indeed, I have been a guest at Windycon.)"

Art for cards from the Works 2 (non-canon)[]

Occasion: Phil needs time on art for The Works, 2nd Ed. and the Jäger Poker Deck[9]

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2018-04-06 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. The WORKS preview
Forum:2018-04-06 (Friday)
Various characters from Girl Genius, featuring: Violetta and Othar, Van and Agatha, Agatha and her Dingbots, Gil (wearing the Magnificent Hat) and some Jägermonsters, Kaja Foglio, Phil Foglio, a Slaver Queen, and Zoing
Pencil sketches and mostly finished art from the upcoming second edition of the Works is shown.
2018-04-09 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. n/a
Forum:2018-04-09 (Monday)
Jenka, Füst
Kaja: "Hey, it's Jenka and Füst, because Phil is drawing cards like a madman, and we're both still sick. It's good that he didn't go to the con this last weekend. In other news, yes, Cheapass Games is bringing back the Girl Genius: The WORKS card game. As for our own recent Kickstarter campaign, our BackerKit surveys will start going out on Monday, April 8. Backers, please watch your inboxes and our updates. Thanks!"
It's not clear whether this is the art for a card on The Works, 2nd Ed., or just filler art.
2018-04-11 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. n/a
Forum:2018-04-11 (Wednesday)
Agatha, Colette, Krosp
GIRL GENIUS THE WORKS Kaja: "The BackerKit invitations for our last Kickstarter campaign now have gone out via email. This is for Girl Genius: Kings and Wizards. Backers, please watch your inboxes. We want to send all the books we can straight from the printer, so please fill them out right away! For those who missed the campaign, we will have our BackerKit store open for a little while. Most of the items in the BackerKit store will be available later from our regular online store, but the exclusives are there as well, so if you want one of the medals, patches, or Envelopes of Madness, you can still get in under the wire at BackerKit. (Backers, be sure to log in with your actual personalized invitation or the system won't recognize you.) ...and yes, Cheapass Games is bringing back the Girl Genius: The WORKS card game. We may have mentioned it once or twice."
This may be the final box art for one of the decks in The Works, 2nd Ed., but this is not definitely stated.
2018-04-13 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. n/a
Forum:2018-04-13 (Friday)
Tarvek, Gil
GIRL GENIUS THE WORKS This may be the final box art for one of the decks in The Works, 2nd Ed., but this is not definitely stated.
2018-04-16 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. n/a
Forum:2018-04-16 (Monday)
Zeetha, Violetta
GIRL GENIUS THE WORKS This may be the final box art for one of the decks in The Works, 2nd Ed., but this is not definitely stated.
2018-04-17 (Tuesday)
Vol.2-5 p. n/a
Forum:2018-04-17 (Tuesday)
The Works 2nd ed pencils for Colette, Ruxala, Zola's Pink Airship, Zola, Agatha (chased, and then chasing monsters)
2018-04-18 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. n/a
Forum:2018-04-18 (Wednesday)
The Works 2nd ed pencils for Moloch von Zinzer (admired by Snaug, Sanaa, Miss Baumhund, and Violetta), Franz (defeating Floriel Flametongue), Krosp (in an engine, chasing a mouse), Zeetha (preparing to give some sisterly affection to Gil), Carson (channeling Der Kestle), Agatha (preparing to activate KILL clank, while Moloch rushes to stop her)
2018-04-19 (Thursday)
Vol.2-5 p. n/a
Forum:2018-04-19 (Thursday)
The Works 2nd ed pencils for Airman Higgs (facing down a dragon), The Red Cathedral, Dingbot Prime (taking hammer to Gil's foot, and then pinching Tarvek's finger), Gil (riding Otilia), Sleipnir (piloting a emergency life-buoy flyer), Tiktoffen (sweeping up some skulls, and then showing off the castle control device built into his arm)
Working Concept Art for the Works Coin
2018-04-23 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. n/a
Forum:2018-04-23 (Monday)
The Works 2nd ed pencils for Dr. Mittelmind, Lucrezia-Anevka[48] (with Geisterdamen), Klaus (strangling syringe-wyrm), The Great Library (reading book—appears to be Castle Heterodyne), Snaug (juggling knives), Dingbot Queen, Boris (with Wulfenbach minions and staff), Professor Foglio (annoying a mouse with song), Wooster (being admired by Oggie and Maxim), Jorgi (gesturing to dragon), Squinaldo (drinking poison while another prisoner turns ill), Sanaa Wilhelm (rebuffing Moloch's offer of a flower with a boot to the face)
2018-04-25 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. n/a
Forum:2018-04-25 (Wednesday)
The Works 2nd ed pencils for Krosp (forced by Dingbots to retreat to a stool), Zeetha (bonding with Violetta), Lucrezia's Secret Lab (with Tarvek, Gil, and Violetta captured), Doctor Sun (treating Klaus), Vespiary Squad (including Scorp, and then a Wasp eater identifying a revenant), Violetta (using a blow gun on a Nyar Spider), Tiny Monster Island (Wulfenbach regulars trying to save their boots)
2018-04-27 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. n/a
Forum:2018-04-27 (Friday)
The Throne of Faustus Heterodyne (with Carson seated), Daiyu (with Rudolf Selnikov head-in-jar), Gil (in treatment tank), Tarvek (with admiring Wasp eaters), Van (and Coffee minion), Mezzasalma, The "Other" ("Lunevka" speaking with Zola), Zola (in Flying Coat), Otilia (original Muse chassis), Sanaa, Wulfenbach's Walker (aka Medical Trainer clank, now clearly labeled "Medical Transport"), Bang (giving Gil a sisterly pat)

Someone Attacked Castle Wulfenbach[]

Location: Headquarters of the Queen's Society in England

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2018-04-30 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (067)
Forum:2018-04-30 (Monday)
Wooster, Zeetha, Agatha, Violetta
Wooster brings news that the approaching warship carries a group of constructs that hijacked the ship from Castle Wulfenbach, and are demanding to meet with Agatha.
Castle Wulfenbach, Constructs, Europa, Her Majesty (Albia)
DO NOT LOOK AT DEATH RAY DURING REMAININ[G] LIFE
Sign on wall, panel 2. Some additional words may be present out of the panel.
NO TOUCH
Tag on Sparky mechanism, panel 5.

Meeting the Dreadnought (non-canon)[]

Location: Battersea Tower above England[9]

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2018-05-02 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (068)
Forum:2018-05-02 (Wednesday)
Landing tower control room, Airship control room
The hijacked Dreadnought arrives at Battersea Tower.
Her Majesty's (Albia) Tower Battersea, Wulfenbach Dreadnought Christine Biondi, Lady Heterodyne (Agatha), Baron Wulfenbach (Gil)
Soon—
Caption, top of full-page panel.
2018-05-04 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (069)
Forum:2018-05-04 (Friday)
Wooster, Agatha, Zeetha, Violetta, Dock Wallopers, Gil, Tarvek, Captain Antonio Briggs, Wulfenbach Soldiers
Agatha, Wooster, Zeetha and Violetta watch the approaching dreadnought from a private room. In a separate room, Gil and Tarvek watch for the dreadnought (and Agatha). The captain of the docked dreadnought requests permission to unload his… passengers.
The Wulfenbach Ship Christine Biondi

It's the Emperor! (non-canon)[]

Location: Battersea Tower above England[9]

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2018-05-07 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (070)
Forum:2018-05-07 (Monday)
Krosp, Six Armed Bears, Captain Antonio Briggs
The hijackers are revealed to be Krosp and the Swartzwalders.
Kaja added this comment below the page image: "It's the Emperor! --Kaja"

Albia meets Vapnoople[]

Location: Battersea Tower above England

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2018-05-09 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (071)
Forum:2018-05-09 (Wednesday)
Agatha, Krosp, Wooster, Zeetha, Armed Bears, Dock Wallopers, Dimitri Vapnoople, Albia (voice only from out of frame in final panel)
Krosp and Agatha have a touching reunion. Krosp announces that he is here to seek asylum for his creator, Dmitri Vapnoodle. Albia is not amused.
Krosp: "I am here to greet Albia as a fellow monarch- rejoin Agatha- and to secure asylum for my creator: Doctor Dmitri Vapnoodle."
Albia: "WHAT?"
Food Lady, Castle Wulfenbach, Albia
2018-05-11 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (072)
Forum:2018-05-11 (Friday)
Albia, Dock Wallopers, Violetta, Zeetha, Krosp, Agatha, Wooster, Swartzwalders, Dimitri Vapnoople
Albia descends with great wrath and fury upon the fiendish Doctor Vapnoodle, only to discover he is not as she remembers.
Vapnoodle: "You are a very big lady! Where do you buy your shoes?"
Albia: "Dimitri… it is you… but… your mind!"
Vapnoodle: "If those are high heels, you got your money's worth!"
Great Cetaceans, Beloved Octopode Subjects, Klaus Wulfenbach
2018-05-14 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (073)
Forum:2018-05-14 (Monday)
Albia, Dimitri Vapnoople, Swartzwalder, Krosp, Agatha
Albia decides that the altered Dimitri is no threat, and asks Krosp why he has brought Vapnoodle to England. Krosp cites his obligations to Vapnoodle, and explains that since his creator was also Tweedle's mentor, he may be of help in reversing whatever it was Tweedle did to Agatha.
Martellus von Blitzengaard
2018-05-16 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (074)
Forum:2018-05-16 (Wednesday)
Tarvek, Gil, Albia
Albia appears behind Gil and Tarvek, and demands to know if Gil has any intention of furthering Klaus' work on studying and destroying the minds of sparks. Gil denies any interest in doing so, and Albia grants him permission to stay in England, albeit with an escort.
Albia: "We shall not, then, crush you out of hand. Our diplomatic corps will be so relieved."
Your Father (Klaus)

Agatha Meets Some New Colleagues[]

Location: Headquarters of the Queen's Society in England.

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2018-05-18 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (075)
Forum:2018-05-18 (Friday)
Krosp, Agatha[49], Violetta, Zeetha, Doctor Hadrian Rakethorn[50]
As they descend to the Royal Society Dome by submarine, Krosp is disconcerted to discover that England is all under water. Rakethorn does his best to make a good first impression.
Krosp: "Wait! You can't fool me!Those are fishies!"
Professor Sarvox
Later—
Caption, top of panel 1.
2018-05-21 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (076)
Forum:2018-05-21 (Monday)
Hadrian Rakethorn, Agatha, Krosp, Zeetha, Violetta, Quintillius Harmon (Lord Snackleford)
Rakethorn introduces himself. Lord Snackleford stops by to invite Agatha to an evening soiree, and enquire if anyone has seen the missing Professor Homlomium.
Agatha: "Well, I can't say I'm used to having assistants- not human ones, anyway."
Rakethorn: "Oh, you'll find me easy to have, Lady Heterodyne."
Cambridge, Oxford, Professor "Tobber" Homlomium
2018-05-23 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (077)
Forum:2018-05-23 (Wednesday)
An Unnamed Member of the Queen's Society, Quintillius Harmon (Lord Snackleford, AKA Snacky), Smokes[51], Two Other Lads (perhaps minions of Quintillius Harmon), Agatha, Trogulus
Lord Snackleford has Professor Homlomium's lab opened - it contains an overflowing sink and Trogulus, a foreign exchange student.
Professor "Tobber" Homlomium
2018-05-25 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (078)
Forum:2018-05-25 (Friday)
Agatha, Krosp, Zeetha, A Fish (soon to be an ex-fish), Oggie, Maxim
Agatha and Krosp discuss Vapnoodle and his creations.
Doctor Vapnoople/Poppa (Dimitri Vapnoople), Martellus, Those Wolf Guys (Knights of the Hunt), The Bears (Swartzwalders), The Baron (Klaus Wulfenbach), The Jägers, A Heterodyne (House Heterodyne)
2018-05-28 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (079)
Forum:2018-05-28 (Monday)
Hadrian Rakethorn, Agatha, Ariadne Steelgarter, Zeetha
Rakethorn introduces Ariadne Steelgarter, patron of the sciences and fashion critic, seemingly here to make sure that Agatha is properly dressed for the party.
Her Majesty (Albia), Sparks, Paris
Clio's FASHIONS
HOUSE of SUN
DIDO?
Labels on trunks from Paris fashion houses in Agatha's quarters
2018-05-30 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (080)
Forum:2018-05-30 (Wednesday)
Ariadne Steelgarter, Agatha, Zeetha, Violetta
Steelgarter thinks Agatha also needs a maid. Violetta displays hidden depths.
Violetta: "Why are you all so surprised? I spent practically my whole life with Tarvek!"
Skifander, Our Glorious Queen (Albia), Smoke Knight, Holfung-Borzoi, Paris, Atelier Philomela, Tarvek

Gil and Tarvek Lay Plans[]

Location: The Royal Palace in England.

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2018-06-01 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (081)
Forum:2018-06-01 (Friday)
Trelawney, Tarvek, Gil
Back in Londinium, Tarvek and Gil confer with Thorpe about seeing Agatha. Trelawney grudgingly agrees to allow Tarvek to do so, Gil being ruled out due to the Baron's overlay in his head.
Gil: "Anyway, I trust Sturmvoraus to act in Agatha's best interest. Not mine, or the Empires, or even humanity's as a whole- but definitely Agatha's."
Agatha, The Empire (House Wulfenbach), Her Majesty (Albia)
Meanwhile—
Caption, top of panel 1.
  • Flick (×2)
  • TWIST

Zeetha Tells Her Story to a New Audience[]

Location: Party thrown by Ariadne Steelgarter

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Page
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2018-06-04 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (082)
Forum:2018-06-04 (Monday)
Doctor Parnassus O'Flynn, Trogulus, Ariadne Steelgarter, Agatha, Zeetha, Violetta, Krosp, Maxim, Dimo, Man with Monocle, Woman with Goggles, Oggie
Agatha attends the evening soiree, where the guests regale her with stories of her family, and warn her that everyone will want to talk to her about research, particularly Tobber.
Uncle Barry (Barry Heterodyne), Ghost Submarines, My Father (William Heterodyne), The Heterodynes, Old Tobber (Professor "Tobber" Homlomium)
2018-06-06 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (083)
Forum:2018-06-06 (Wednesday)
Zeetha, Chef/Server, Violetta, Ariadne Steelgarter, Maxim
Steelgarter tells Zeetha about the expedition she sent to Skifander. Zeetha tells her what happened after that.
Skifander, The Queen (Albia), Professor Consolmagno[52]
MARMITE[53]
On tank in background of panel 1.
2018-06-08 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (084)
Forum:2018-06-08 (Friday)
Zeetha, <Professor Consolmagno, <Queen Zantabraxus (Warrior Queen of Skifander), <Air Pirates
Zeetha details the Consolmagno expedition's arrival in Skifander, how she was chosen to return to Europa with them, and the subsequent attack by pirates that killed the rest of the crew. (Compare with Madame Olga's version of Zeetha's story.)
Skifander, Polar Lords (Polar Ice Lords)
2018-06-11 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (085)
Forum:2018-06-11 (Monday)
Zeetha, Ariadne Steelgarter, <Air Pirates, Agatha, Party Guests, Ulysses Bonny[54] (working as a drinks server)
Zeetha concludes her story of wreaking vengeance upon the pirates, and her realization that everyone who might know the location of Skifander was now dead. One of the waiters appears to be eavesdropping on the conversation.
Skifander, British Privateers

Where's Tobber?[]

Location: Party thrown by Ariadne Steelgarter

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Page
Characters
Actions
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2018-06-13 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (086)
Forum:2018-06-13 (Wednesday)
Quintillius Harmon, Martha von Monopole (AKA Old Sleestak), Man with Monocle, Long-faced Man, Man Wearing Colorful Outfit, Old Fred[55], Woman with Metal Hand, Dim Bulb Lightbulb Head, Man in Uniform, Doctor Haggard[56], Young Hopkins[56], Young Smokes[57]
Harmon finishes introductions, but the mysterious (and unpopular) Old Tobber is nowhere to be found. Harmon dismisses it as simple intergroup politics, but, back in Tobber's lab, Smokes finds that the object blocking the drains is the missing professor's artificial nose.
Great Library (The Incorruptible Library), Aldin Hoffmann, Old Tobber (Tobias Homlomium)
Meanwhile—
Caption, top of final panel
2018-06-15 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (087)
Forum:2018-06-15 (Friday)
Smokes, Quintillius Harmon, Agatha, Doctor Haggard, Lord Bunstable
Smokes dons protective equipment to prepare a mysterious glowing cocktail, and brings it to the soiree. He informs Harmon that Tobber has been murdered, and serves the smoking beverage to Doctor Haggard. The doddering professor transforms into a large yellow Jäger-like creature, evidently named Lord Bunstable.
Bunstable: "Mister Smokes. Why have you called me?"
Smokes: "Well, your Lordship, we've had a bit of a murder, I'm afraid."
Bunstable: "A murder? In my facility?"
Professor Homlomium/Old Tobber (Tobias Homlomium), Young Hopkins
2018-06-18 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (088)
Forum:2018-06-18 (Monday)
Lord Bunstable, Smokes, Doctor Crisp, Quintillius Harmon, Man with Monocle, Man with Red and Blue Lenses, Chef/Server, Dimo, Agatha, Maxim, Doctor Henkle, Oggie
Bunstable takes charge of the investigation, ordering that the dome be secured, sending rival doctors to conduct the autopsy, and asking the Jägers to ensure everyone remains in their quarters.
Bunstable: "You, your Lady, and her retinue are the perhaps the least likely suspects."
Dimo: "Huh. No vun haz effer said dot to us before."
Bunstable: "Strange times, and no mistake."
The remains (Tobias Homlomium), Red Temporal Shark Worms, Scotland Yard
2018-06-20 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (089)
Forum:2018-06-20 (Wednesday)
Lord Bunstable, Agatha
With the dome secured and Scotland Yard on the way, Bunstable prepares another drink. He explains that the concoction is a flawed copy of the Jägerbräu, and is both temporary and increasingly ineffective. He offers to take the Jägertroth and serve as a Jäger if Agatha would prepare the genuine article, but Agatha admits she doesn't yet know how the transformation process works.
Agatha: "Is it safe?"
Bunstable: "Great Heavens, of course not! The very idea!"
Professor Homlomium, Jägermonsters
HETERODYNES
On book spine, panel 3.
2018-06-22 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (090)
Forum:2018-06-22 (Friday)
Lord Bunstable, Agatha, Maxim, Another Party Guest
Revived by the drink, Bunstable returns to pondering who may have killed Tobber. He explains that the victim was feared- for his work pursuing the secrets of the Heterodynes, but particularly for his work with monsters and temporal physics.
Bunstable: "Mostly, I think, it was the monsters.
Agatha: "What? Nonsense- everybody likes monsters!
Bunstable: "Normally, yes- but Old Tobber dabbled in the more blasphemous corners of temporal physics. He could terrify a room with nothing but a blackboard covered in equations."
Old Tobber (Homlomium), The Heterodynes, Temporal Physics

Wooster Gets the News[]

Location: In a submarine in the waters around (and above) England

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2018-06-25 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (091)
Forum:2018-06-25 (Monday)
Female Communications Officer (blonde, with gap in front teeth), Wooster, Tarvek, Higgs
A sub approaches the dome, with Wooster and Tarvek aboard. Wooster pulls rank to learn about the murders, and is concerned that they haven't brought enough men to deal with the Heterodyne-obsessed Lord Bunstable and his friends. The appearance of Higgs bearing tea reassures Tarvek.
Wooster: "They've had a murder. The dome is on lockdown."
Tarvek: "Is Agatha all right?"
Wooster: "Well, she isn't the victim, anyway- and it isn't any of her party, either."
Tarvek: "…Did she do it?"
Wooster: "Not as far as anyone can tell, but-"
Tarvek: "Yes, yes. She's the Heterodyne."
Agatha, her party (Zeetha, Violetta, Maxim, Oggie, Dimo), Lord Bunstable
Meanwhile—
Caption, above panel 1.
PEANU[T] BUTTER
On creature outside porthole in panel 3, which seems to be a "peanut butter fish" following a jellyfish.
  • tap (×2)

Trelawney Asks Gil Out (non-canon)[]

Location: Back in Albia's palace in England[9]

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2018-06-27 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (092)
Forum:2018-06-27 (Wednesday)
Trelawney, Gil
Gil is unable to focus on work while the others are away. Thorpe and Gil compare notes on the pressure of living up to expectations, then head out.
They (Agatha, Tarvek, Wooster), Sturmvoraus (Tarvek Sturmvoraus), Her Majesty (Albia), The Entire Wufenbach Empire, Paris

Agatha Examines the Equations[]

Location: In Professor Homlomium's lab in the Queen's Society dome.

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2018-06-29 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (093)
Forum:2018-06-29 (Friday)
Agatha, Lord Bunstable
Bunstable and Agatha examine Tobber's multi-dimensional calculations, which imply the presence of intelligent beings inhabiting the higher dimensions. They infer that the attention of these beings could be drawn by interfering with fundamental forces, like the time stop surrounding Mechanicsburg- a conclusion that Tobber seems to have already come to.
Professor Tobber Homlomium, Mechanicsburg
Complex equations and diagrams in chalk cover multiple sliding blackboards in several panels
Panels 1, 3, 4, 5
Mechanicsburg
Written on blackboard, panel 6.
2018-07-02 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (094)
Forum:2018-07-02 (Monday)
Agatha, Lord Bunstable
Bunstable theorizes that the higher dimensional beings could be a threat to the entire world, and suggests that Gil's focus on Mechanicsburg may not be solely about Agatha. Agatha sees a similarity between Zardeliv's work and Tobber's. Anyone in the Society who was working on similar projects has either gone to work for Gil, or disappeared.
Mechanicsburg, Europa, Young Baron (Gil), Doctor Dio Zardeliv, Old Tobber (Homlomium), Professor Zing, Great Library (Incorruptible Library), England
Complex equations and diagrams in chalk are seen on a blackboard in the background.
Panels 1, 5, and 7.

Tarvek Works it Out[]

Location: In Professor Homlomium's lab in the Queen's Society dome.

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2018-07-04 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (095)
Forum:2018-07-04 (Wednesday)
Tarvek, Higgs, Wooster
Tarvek comes to a final realization about Higgs' status as General. Tarvek places Higgs' hand on his own throat and dares him to do something about it.
Tarvek: "Oh, are you going to threaten me? Then here. Do it right. Because if you don't believe by now that I will do anything for Agatha- then it all ends here, anyway. Doesn't it, General?"
The Lady Heterodyne/Agatha, Her Majesty (Albia), Europa
2018-07-06 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (096)
Forum:2018-07-06 (Friday)
Higgs, Tarvek
Higgs provides some honest feedback to Tarvek about his personal qualities and usefulness to Agatha.
Higgs (to Tarvek): "You. Sturmvoraus. Latest in a family of underhanded, devious, scheming serpents. I've known them well—generation after generation—and they have never produced anyone as dangerous as you."
Sturmvoraus, The Lady (Agatha)
  • SQUEEZE

Gil and Trelawney Hit the Town[]

Location: On the streets of Londinium.

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2018-07-09 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (097)
Forum:2018-07-09 (Monday)
Gil, Trelawney, Street Vendors, Passers By
Gil and Thorpe take in the sights of Londinium.
Thorpe: "Without Sparks, none of this would be possible!"
[E]YE [O]F THE SI[GN]
Sign, panel 1
[He]lios [H]ats- Flip Your Lid, Meat, Read - Music, Ale - Drink, Elliccenti - Drink Brito - Pub - Beer, Zob's, Fog[lio]
Storefronts, panel 1
Frozen Fish on a Chip - License #37551
Street cart, panel 1
2018-07-11 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (098)
Forum:2018-07-11 (Wednesday)
Gil, Trelawney, Passers By, Security Clanks, Royal Guards
Thorpe takes Gil to see the Royal Collection of Inconvenient Oddities, a repository of mysterious and dangerous objects.
Royal Collection of Inconvenient Oddities
LANDFOOD
Sign over restaurant door, panel 1.
[WEL]COME
Sign on restaurant door, panel 1.
?[07]?
On restaurant window, panel 1.
EDIBLE TRASH
On street-side trash can.
IT'[S] COMI[NG] HO[ME].
On plaque, panel 2.

Encountering Oddities (non-canon)[]

Location: In the Royal Collection of Inconvenient Oddities building in Londinium.[9]

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2018-07-13 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (099)
Forum:2018-07-13 (Friday)
Trelawney, Gil, Hippocrates Brunel
Thorpe introduces Gil to Moonbark. Gil wants to see Moonbark's favorite item in the collection, which turns out to be a Mirror.
Lincolnshire
[BLACK] BEAST of [AAAAARRRRRRG]GGHHH[58]
Plaque under mounted head, panel 1.
CROWN OF ARTHUR[59]
Plaque on pedestal, panel 1.
? FIJI[60]
Plaque on pedestal below tank holding mermaid, panel 4.
???[EA]
Text at top of sign on short post in front of Monolith, panel 6. This text is very unclear and there is more, completely illegible, text below it.
2018-07-16 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (100)
Forum:2018-07-16 (Monday)
Gil, Hippocrates Brunel, Trelawney, <Ancient God-Queens (with minions), <Albia
Moonbark shows off the Mirror, and recounts the history of how the Mirrors were used by the Great Society of Queens before they broke.
Earth, Alps, Sumeria
2018-07-18 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (101)
Forum:2018-07-18 (Wednesday)
Hippocrates Brunel, Gil, <Albia, <Visitors to and Members of Albia's Court, Trelawney, <Members of Expedition, <Looters
Gil explains that he heard about the Mirrors from his father. Moonbark details Albia's attempts to find the other Queens.
The Mirrors (Queen's Mirrors), My Father (Klaus), Other Queens/Ancient God-Queens, The Lost City of Ubar, Queen Ishtar-Re, The Royal Archaeological Expeditionary Force
…or W… / Discovered i(n) the Main Solar Thron(e) / Dated 1000 BC(E)
Plaque, Pane 3.
2018-07-20 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (102)
Forum:2018-07-20 (Friday)
Hippocrates Brunel, Gil, Trelawney, <Albia, <Random People, <Klaus, <Baby Gil, <Martellus von Blitzengaard, <Violetta, <Krosp, <Agatha
Moonbark continues - the Mirrors are ancient, and a mystery even to the Queens. Gil relays Klaus' hints that the Mirrors do work on occasion, and mentions that Agatha escaped Mechanicsburg by Mirror.
The Mirrors (Queen's Mirrors), The Queens (Ancient God-Queens), My Father (Klaus), Mechanicsburg, Agatha, (Martellus) von Blitzengaard, Prince Sturmvoraus (Tarvek)

Homeward Bound and other art[]

Occasion: Returning from San Diego Comic-Con and taking a day to rest afterwards.[9]

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2018-07-23 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. n/a
Forum:2018-07-23 (Monday)
Bear, Dragon, Sun, Moon
"A new patch design that Phil just finished. When this posts, we'll be on our way home from San Diego!" —in text at bottom of image; text that is part of the image itself, not part of the web page code.
HOMEWARD BOUND
Text at top of patch design.
2018-07-25 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. n/a
Forum:2018-07-25 (Wednesday)
Tarvek, Agatha, Gil
"We are now home from San Diego, but we are very tired indeed. Our story will resume on Friday!" —in text at bottom of image; text that is part of the image itself, not part of the web page code.
Comic-Con was Wonderful. Thanks, everyone!
Title at top of bonus image. The text on the page was actually in caps and small caps. The caps have been kept as uppercase letters, but the small caps have been converted to lowercase for ease of representation and reading.

Bunstable Needs Another Drink[]

Location: In Professor Homlomium's lab in the Queen's Society dome.

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2018-07-27 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (103)
Forum:2018-07-27 (Friday)
Agatha(!), Lord Bunstable
Agatha sees parallels between Tobber's work and Zardeliv's - they were working on the same problem, but from different angles.
See here? Things really start to get interesting after the seventh dimension.[61]
The Great Library, Doctor Zardeliv (Dio Zardeliv), Tobber (Professor Homlomium)
2018-07-30 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (104)
Forum:2018-07-30 (Monday)
Agatha, Lord Bunstable
The effect of Bunstable's drink begin to wear off. As he prepares another drink, Agatha theorizes that Zardeliv may have been on his way to visit Tobber. They decide to check if Tobber kept a journal.
That Doddering Fool (Doctor Haggard), Tobber (Tobias Homlomium), Zardeliv (Dio Zardeliv), Doctor Hamcharger, An Artefact that Could Affect Time (Prende's Chronometric Lantern)
2018-08-01 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (105)
Forum:2018-08-01 (Wednesday)
Agatha, Lord Bunstable
Bunstable comes to a horrible realization about the ramifications of the equations in Tobber's room, then suddenly combusts.
Old Tobber (Professor Homlomium), Mechanicsburg
  • FOOM
2018-08-03 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (106)
Forum:2018-08-03 (Friday)
Agatha, Lord Bunstable, Zeetha, Quintillius Harmon (Lord Snackleford), Dimo, Hadrian Rakethorn
Agatha extinguishes Bunstable's burning body, while people rush in to see what the commotion is. Snackleford asks her what she has done.
FIRE
Label on fire extinguisher wielded by Agatha, visible in panels 1 and 3.
  • FOOSH
  • WHREEEEEEE-
  • REEEEEEE-
  • EEEEEEE-[62]

Wooster on the Case[]

Location: On one of Her Majesty's submersibles.

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2018-08-06 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (107)
Forum:2018-08-06 (Monday)
Wooster, Tarvek, Female Communications Officer, Higgs, Captain
Wooster is assigned to investigate the murder, and prepares to enter the dome with Tarvek. Thinking fast, Tarvek demands the undercover Higgs come along as an attendant.
Scotland Yard, Agatha

Art Interruption: Munchkin Girl Genius (non-canon)[]

Occasion: Phil is too tired to draw a comic page after returning from GenCon, so Kaja posts about a new Girl-Genius-themed Munchkin game instead.[9]

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Page
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Actions
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2018-08-08 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. n/a
Forum:2018-08-08 (Wednesday)
Agatha, Zoing, Kaja Foglio, Undead Mimmoths
Nuremberg Pudding Incident

Fun at the Museum[]

Location: In the Royal Collection of Inconvenient Oddities building in Londinium.

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2018-08-10 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (108)
Forum:2018-08-10 (Friday)
Hippocrates Brunel, Gil, Trelawney
Gil and Moonbark discuss the impact a restored Mirror network would have. Gil is concerned about the chaos that would result, while Moonbark glories in the possibility. Gil discounts the possibility of Moonbark talking to Klaus any time soon, although Thorpe, sotto voce, has a different opinion.
Brunel: "Ah, I do wish I could have a good long talk with your father. Your account of his recollections intrigues me."
Gil: "Oh, I wish you could as well, Major. Unfortunately, he is still trapped at the Center of the Mechanicsburg time freeze."
Brunel: "Yes…so inconvenient, that…"
Gil: "Indeed. I suspect no one will be talking to him any time soon."
Trelawney (whispered): "Hum. Well, now, that's not entirely the truth…is it?"
Gates (Queen's Mirrors), My/Your Father (Baron Klaus Wulfenbach), Mechanicsburg Time Freeze
[Un]known, Chatter[ing] Thing
Plaques, panel 3
2018-08-13 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (109)
Forum:2018-08-13 (Monday)
Trelawney, Hippocrates Brunel, Gil, Sobek[63], Assistant to Brunel?
After some prompting from Thorpe, Moonbark takes them to see some Egyptian Canopic Puzzle Jars which the Museum staff have imprudently activated, resulting in a large crocodilian clank[64] rampaging through the exhibits.
Queen's Mirrors, Iron Caliphate (Iron Sheik), Egyptian Canopic Puzzle Jars, Heliopean Rebellion, Paris, Journal of the Société Archéologique de l'Etrangé

Wooster, Tarvek and Higgs Arrive[]

Location: Headquarters of the Queen's Society in England.

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2018-08-15 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (110)
Forum:2018-08-15 (Wednesday)
Dimo, Quintillius Harmon (Lord Snackleford), Wooster[65]
Dimo threatens Snackleford for his impudence in questioning the Heterodyne, but Agatha insists he put the hapless Lord down. Dimo and Agatha are discussing the workplace management practices and interpersonal dynamics of the Heterodynes when Wooster arrives.
Dimo: "Ah. Forgive me, Mistress. Hy haz presumed. Und now, traditionally, hyu vould kill me for dot… Just F.Y.I. …"
Lord Bunstable, De Family/My Ancestors (House Heterodyne)
Meanwhile-
Narration, panel 1
2018-08-17 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (111)
Forum:2018-08-17 (Friday)
Agatha, Wooster, Quintillius Harmon (Lord Snackleford), Dimo, Zeetha, Hadrian Rakethorn?, Chef/Server, Man with breathing mask over mouth, Ariadne Steelgarter[66],Tarvek, Higgs
Wooster takes charge of the investigation. Agatha is thrilled to see Tarvek and Higgs.
Her Majesty (Albia)
2018-08-20 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (112)
Forum:2018-08-20 (Monday)
Agatha, Tarvek, Wooster, Higgs, Zeetha
Tarvek kisses Agatha, warning her before she can blow Higgs' cover. Agatha pretends to meet Higgs for the first time, politely making small talk. Zeetha is somewhat less restrained.
Tarvek (whispered): "Don't recognize Mr. Higgs."

Wooster: "I do apologize, Prince Sturmvoraus- had I known the man was some sort of libertine-"
Tarvek: "Nonsense. The man is a sailor. I expected nothing less."
Her Majesty (Albia)
2018-08-22 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (113)
Forum:2018-08-22 (Wednesday)
Wooster, Quintillius Harmon (Lord Snackleford), Hadrian Rakethorn, Man with Beard, Tall Woman, Man with Goggles, Tarvek, Agatha, Higgs, Zeetha
Wooster strides off with Snackleford to begin the investigation, while Tarvek fills Agatha in on Higgs' covert status, letting her assume that Higgs is working for Gil. Tarvek makes it clear that his method of preserving Higgs' cover had a personal motive.
Tarvek: "As you can see, we have chaperones."
Agatha: "Oh, yes. Decorum assured."
Old Tobber (Tobias Homlomium), Gil

Violetta Finds a Thief[]

Location: Agatha's quarters in the Queen's Society dome.

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2018-08-24 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (114)
Forum:2018-08-24 (Friday)
Ariadne Steelgarter, Violetta
Violetta interrupts Steelgarter in the act of searching Zeetha's room for Skifandrian artifacts. Steelgarter explains that with the use of Material Harmonics, an object from Skifander can be used to find the lost kingdom. Violetta deduces that since she didn't ask Zeetha for the object directly, she doesn't have Zeetha's best interests in mind, at which point the situation turns violent.
Lady Heterodyne (Agatha), Princess Zeetha, Material Harmonics, Skifander
Meanwhile-
Narration, panel 1

Wooster and Rakethorn (non-canon)[]

Location: Wooster's temporary office in the Queen's Society dome.[9]

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Page
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Actions
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2018-08-27 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (115)
Forum:2018-08-27 (Monday)
Quintillius Harmon, Wooster, Hadrian Rakethorn
Wooster and Rakethorn, who seem well acquainted, trade barbs and information. Rakethorn underestimates Tarvek, but lands a palpable hit when telling Wooster that Thorpe has been assigned to pursue Gil.
Rakethorn: "You know, I always thought you fancied her a bit. A pity- but who am I to second guess Her Majesty?"
Lady Heterodyne (Agatha), Her Majesty (Albia), Prince Sturmvoraus (Tarvek), His Family (House Sturmvoraus), Storm King, Gilgamesh Wulfenbach, Trelawney Thorpe
And so-
Narration, panel 2
Collegiate
Diploma, panel 4

Only Two Years? (non-canon)[]

Location: Headquarters of the Queen's Society in England.[9]

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2018-08-29 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (116)
Forum:2018-08-29 (Wednesday)
Agatha, Higgs, Tarvek
Higgs relays the Castle's message about the interdimensional threat to Mechanicsburg.[67] Agatha explains about Tobber's formulae, Bunstable's doubts about them, and his ominous warning. Tarvek and Agatha plan to study Bunstable's work- Agatha resolves to cure Gil so he can assist.
the Castle (Castle Heterodyne), Something From Another Dimension (Hideous Extradimensional Being: Type 1), Professor Tobber (Tobias Homlomium), Lord Bunstable, Mechanicsburg, Wulfenbach (Gil), the Baron's Overlay (Klaus#Gil)
2018-08-31 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. (117)
Forum:2018-08-31 (Friday)
Agatha, Tarvek, Zeetha, Higgs, Oggie
Agatha and Tarvek head off to begin work, Higgs says goodbye to Zeetha so he can go with them. Zeetha and Oggie chat for a while, then begin to go their separate ways. Zeetha sees something in her suite that alarms her.
Doctor Rakethorn, Gil

The Remains of a Messy Fight (non-canon)[]

Location: In the Queen's Society dome[9]

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2018-09-03 (Monday)
Vol.2-5 p. (118)
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Zeetha, Oggie, Ariadne Steelgarter, Eye Guy[68]
Inside the suite, Zeetha and Oggie find evidence of a fight between Violetta and a mysterious assailant. Elsewhere, a badly wounded Steelgarter knocks on a door with a porthole. Her conversation with the entity behind the door is short and to the point- having killed Violetta after being caught in the suite, she plans to leave the dome.
Eye Guy: "Lady Steelgarter! What the devil are you doing here?"
Ariadne: "I was discovered! The Smoke Knight caught me in their rooms. She was better than we'd been told."
Eye Guy: "—And where is she now?"
Ariadne: "Dead. Do give me some credit—but I'm through with this. I'm leaving."
Violetta, The Smoke Knight
? SUITE
On open door, panel 1.
  • NOK (×4)

Last page of Volume 18 (non-canon)[9][]

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2018-09-05 (Wednesday)
Vol.2-5 p. (119)
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Eye Guy[68], Ariadne Steelgarter
Her hidden conversation partner points out the difficulties in leaving an underwater dome that is an active crime scene, and her failure to obtain a Skifandrian artifact, but Steelgarter is not dissuaded. As she heads off to make her escape, the mysterious entity vows to complete "The Great Work" without her assistance.
Skifandrian, The Princess (Zeetha), The Great Work

Art Interruption: Phil is Ill (non-canon)[]

Occasion: Phil isn't feeling up to drawing a new page of Girl Genius.[9]

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2018-09-07 (Friday)
Vol.2-5 p. n/a
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Phil, Vulture, The Winslow
Phil is sick in bed, cowering under his covers with little more than his eyes and the top of his head visible; he is staring with great apprehension at a large vulture perched on top of his blanket. The vulture is peering closely and speculatively back at Phil. The Winslow is peeking out from behind Phil's pillow.
Note at bottom of page image (part of the image), presumably from Kaja: "Phil is sick and feeling a mite melodramatic. We will resume story shortly. Thanks for understanding!"
POTION?
NOTION ℞
TAKE DAILY
LOTION
ASPIRIN
SNAKE OIL
On the labels of a great array of bottle, vials, and boxes on Phil's bedside table. Some labels are wholly or partly illegible, so this text isn't complete and may not be entirely accurate.

References

  1. The second title above, Pomp and Happenstance, was the original title of this section before it became the first page of Act 2, Book 5; when it was still near the end Act 2, Book 4.
  2. The crowd is shown from behind, so it is difficult to identify anyone on this page, but their faces are shown as the scene continues on further pages.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 It is not absolutely certain who this is on this page, but this character can be clearly identified on a later page, and tied back to this image by the costume worn.
  4. In the in-comic present moment for this page, only her voice is heard; but she is shown in flashback in panel 3.
  5. Based on the pictures in panel 1, one of the Deep Realms is led by a being that looks like a man-sized Tyrannosaurus rex wearing a top hat and tails and is presumably inhabited by similar creatures. We have seen this being, or one very much like it, before; on at least two previous occasions.
  6. Only the hand of what seems to be a large clank is shown in panel 3. It is positioned as if the hand's owner is lying on the ground, and possibly out of commission.
  7. We haven't seen Ardsley Wooster since the previous volume.
  8. On top of tall pile of luggage in panel 1, partly behind Seffie's word balloon.
  9. 9.00 9.01 9.02 9.03 9.04 9.05 9.06 9.07 9.08 9.09 9.10 9.11 9.12 9.13 9.14 9.15 9.16 9.17 9.18 9.19 9.20 9.21 9.22 9.23 9.24 9.25 9.26 9.27 9.28 9.29 9.30 9.31 9.32 9.33 This title for this section is not from the Canon; that is, it is not from the Girl Genius website navigation menu. It was added for easier navigation within the chronology.
  10. Although it is not stated directly in the comic, Agatha seems to be the Harvest Queen.
  11. The text in the drawing isn't clear, so this transcription may be wrong.
  12. 12.0 12.1 Part of this transcription is deduced from other information given on this page or previously in the comic.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5 13.6 In the small print at the bottom of this page, which is part of the comic page image, it is identified as "GG Second Journey Vol. 5 Page 00n" (where 'n' stands in for the page number), instead of "Ivo Sharktooth PJ: Page 00n", as the other pages of the "Ivo Sharktooth, P.J." story are. This was an error and was fixed as of mid-September 2017.
  14. Her name isn't given until the next page.
  15. 15.0 15.1 The tavern patrons shown on this page all seem to be soldiers. At least one of them, judging by the insignia on his uniform, is a solder for the Wulfenbach Empire.
  16. Sonk and Spanzel address each other by name on a previous page. Presumably, Spanzel is the one who coshes Ivo from behind (and out of frame) in panel 6.
  17. His name is given on the next page.
  18. Only Greenclaw's claw is shown in the final panel for this page. The character's complete appearance and name are revealed on the next page.
  19. Narrating, starting in panel 1.
  20. This seems to be an error. This should be page 029; the previous page number was 028.
  21. This seems to be an error. This should be page number 030. The previous page was number 030, but that was also an error; it should have been 029.
  22. The page numbers are back on track, after being incorrect for two pages. The page two pages before this one is numbered 030 when it should have been 029, and the previous page was numbered 001 when it should have been 030.
  23. The names of these two Jägermonsters are revealed on a previous page.
  24. The list of characters is partly speculative since the airship is portrayed only from the outside and from a great distance. It seems very likely that Wooster is speaking since the speaker shows local knowledge. We know, from the next page , that Agatha, Violetta, Zeetha, Dimo, Oggie, and Maxim are on the airship. Presumably, based on the previous pages, Tarvek is there as well. This was what the Foglios wanted us to think, but wasn't a correct presumption. Jenka was with Agatha before boarding the airship, so she may have come along, too.
  25. he type of tall fur headgear worn by the guards portrayed on this page is properly termed a Bearskin, not (as it is sometimes mistakenly called) a Busby.
  26. Hippocrates Brunel may be inspired by the real-life British engineer called "one of the 19th century engineering giants", Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
  27. Glenfiddich is the best-selling single-malt scotch whiskey in the world.
  28. Guinness is an Irish dry stout; which, in our world, has been brewed since 1759. In our world today it is one of the most successful beer brands in the world.
  29. This is different than the previous spelling, Wilkinson.
  30. This is the first appearance of Trelawney Thorpe in the main comic, although she has been mentioned as the heroine of a series of popular novels, featured in her own adventure comic, drawn by Cheyenne Wright, "The Crown of the Sleeping King", and in the card game The Works.
  31. 31.0 31.1 31.2 31.3 The Knights of the Hunts are referred to as "dogs" and "hounds" by the other characters while in their lupine form. This is not only shorter than calling them by their full title, but helps distinguish them from the Smoke Knights. This convention has been used in the "Actions" section here.
  32. "Prince Squealy" ("Getting all chummy with Prince Squealy", Act 1, volume 12, page 058 (web), panel 5 ; "Prince Squealy got himself poisoned…", Act 2, volume 3, page 043 (web), panel 3. ) and "Prince 'How Dare You'" ("I'd know that girlish scream anywhere! It's Prince 'How Dare You!'", Act 1, volume 12, page 047 (web), panel 3. ) are some of Bang's pet names for Tarvek.
  33. The character referred to as Plague Mask Doctor could be a person in a mask or a construct. This person seems to be acting as a medical examiner.
  34. We learn Norville's name much later on .
  35. The Plague Mask Doctor, the Mustache Dock Walloper, and the Curl Dock Walloper have all appeared on a previous page of this volume.
  36. Based on the dialog on this page, HMSS stands for "Her Majesty's Sea Serpent".
  37. Based on the dialog on this page, the Mopey Tortoise is classified as a privateer.
  38. Hawkins mentions that only four of her crew survived in panel 2 of page 042 (web).
  39. Google Translate gives "Let us celebrate!" as one translation of "Celebremus!". This certainly is consistent with the drawing.
  40. Lord Womble's name isn't revealed until the next page.
  41. There is an egg-shaped, grinning head peeking over a bush in panels 2 and 3.
  42. Albia's appearance in panels 5, 7, 8, and 9 and the flashback in panel 6 refer back to a short passage in Agatha Heterodyne and the Guardian Muse starting on page 053 (web), but Agatha's eyes don't turn gold in this scene until the following page, in panel 2 of which Higgs comments: "Remember old Igneous? Just before he exploded?"
  43. 43.0 43.1 AN abbreviates "Absolute Nonsense by Kaja when she's left at home alone…"
  44. cf Sergeant Nak
  45. 45.0 45.1 45.2 Krosp, the Swartzwalders traveling with him, and Dimitri Vapnoople are shown to be on the Wulfenbach dreadnought on the pages for Monday, May 7, 2018 and Wednesday, May 9, 2018.
  46. This is almost certainly an error. This page should be numbered 058; the previous page was 057.
  47. Although the reference to "the Society" is a bit ambiguous on this page it is confirmed to be the Queen's Society two pages later.
  48. this is spelled with a slash which is problematic; of course we have been calling this "Lunevka"
  49. Probably. The convention in these chronologies is to list the characters from the first panel in which characters appear or are heard speaking in the order in which they speak, and then list any other characters in that panel, from top to bottom and right to left, listing the remaining characters, if any, from the remaining panels following the same convention; considering each panel in the order they are intended to be read. In cases such as today's page, in which the characters can be heard but not seen in the first panel, it can be uncertain who is speaking and, therefore, in which order the characters should be listed.
  50. Hadrian Rakethorn was mentioned some pages back , when Albia was deciding who to choose as Agatha's lab assistant.
  51. This character is named later in the story.
  52. Guy Consolmagno is a real-world American research astronomer, Jesuit religious brother, and Director of the Vatican Observatory, who is a friend of Phil Foglio. He was the inspiration for this character named after him.
  53. Marmite is a real-world British "delicacy".
  54. This character's name isn't revealed until later in the story.
  55. The character in panel 5 strongly resembles Old Fred from the film Yellow Submarine. Submarines very similar in appearance to the titular vessel from this film have appeared in the waters around Londinium on previous pages.
  56. 56.0 56.1 This character isn't named until the next page.
  57. This character appeared before, but isn't named until the next page.
  58. The mounted monster head is a reference to the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. It is the head of the Black Beast of Aaaaarrrrrrggghhh!
  59. There are also references to the short story "The Crown of the Sleeping King". (The article contains a link to this story on the web.) The shield was used to open a hidden door when the proper buttons were pressed forming the shape of the constellation Draco (for Arthur Pendragon). The suit of armor is one of the guardians that came to life to prevent its removal, and the crown is self explanatory.
  60. A reference is also made to the Fiji mermaid, a legendary bit of fakery in the real world that was put on display by none other than P. T. Barnum in his American Museum in 1842. There have been many imitations that have been staples of sideshows for decades following the exhibition of the original, which was apparently destroyed in a fire.
  61. Superstring theories generally posit 10 dimensions, while the generalization M-theory uses 11.
  62. The siren sound effect shown in panels 3 through 5 seems to be intended to represent a single continuous sound that starts in panel 3 and keeps going in panels 4 and 5 and beyond.
  63. Thanks to a sharp-eyed and knowledgeable Girl Genius reader (Thanks, Bosda Di'Chi!), we know the clank in the last panel seems to be based on the ancient Egyptian god Sobek.
  64. Thanks to another sharp-eyed and knowledgeable Girl Genius reader (Thanks, Geoduck42!), we know the glyphs in his speech bubble are not actually in Egyptian, but in a modern computer font that can be used a substitution cypher. The decrypted version of the message is: "King K. Rool is confirmed for Smash!", a reference to the upcoming Nintendo game Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and the Nintendo villain King K. Rool.
  65. He is not shown on this page but continues his speech on the next one.
  66. This seems to be an incorrectly colored version of Ariadne Steelgarter. Her face and what can be seen of her outfit and ornaments look identical to the last time she was seen.
  67. Agatha seems to have forgotten that somebody already told her all this.
  68. 68.0 68.1 All you can see of this person (if it is a person; after all, this is Girl Genius) is an eye through a small porthole.


Index[]

Chronology Overview         Internal Chronology
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