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Agatha Heterodyne and the Beetleburg Clank (Girl Genius Novels #1)

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ISBN13: 9781890856199
ISBN10: 1890856193
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In a time when the Industrial Revolution has become an all-out war, Mad Science rules the World...with mixed success. At Transylvania Polygnostic University, Agatha Clay is a student with trouble concentrating and rotten luck. Dedicated to her studies but unable to build anything that actually works, she seems destined for a lackluster career as a minor lab assistant. But when the University is overthrown, a strange clank stalks the streets and it begins to look like Agatha might carry a spark of Mad Science after all.

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"The sepia-and-white art is lively and appealing, with distinctive characters and a richly imagined environment. There are many humorous touches." School Library Journal

Review:

"The art style and abundant humor soften any harsh edges the book might have — violence is played chiefly for laughs. Readers who like steampunk, plucky heroines, or are fans of the Foglios' other works should enjoy this book." VOYA

Synopsis:

Adventure, Romance, Mad Science! Meet Agatha Clay-Transylvania Polygnostic University student with the drive to create...and the worst luck in the world. Back in print! This softcover book collects issues 1-3 of Phil and Kaja Foglio's gaslamp fanta

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Scoopernicus, September 22, 2006 (view all comments by Scoopernicus)
Been a fan of Phil Foglio's work ever since I was a game playing pimply faced geek in the early 80's. This new series is wonderfully drawn, has a fascinating story line, and interesting, nuanced characters, as well as a wonderfully bizare sense of humor. The only reason I didn't give it a full five stars, is because the subsequent, full color books dazzle even more.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781890856199
Author:
Kaja Foglio and Phil Foglio
Publisher:
Studio Foglio
Illustrator:
Foglio, Phil
Author:
Foglio, Phil
Author:
Foglio, Kaja
Author:
Snoddy, Brian
Location:
Seattle, WA
Subject:
Comic books, strips, etc.
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - Science Fiction
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Girl Genius
Series Volume:
01
Publication Date:
20020812
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Young adult
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
11 x 7.5 x 0.25 in 0.5 lb
Age Level:
13-17

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Product details 96 pages Studio Foglio - English 9781890856199 Reviews:
"Review" by , "The sepia-and-white art is lively and appealing, with distinctive characters and a richly imagined environment. There are many humorous touches."
"Review" by , "The art style and abundant humor soften any harsh edges the book might have — violence is played chiefly for laughs. Readers who like steampunk, plucky heroines, or are fans of the Foglios' other works should enjoy this book."
"Synopsis" by , Adventure, Romance, Mad Science! Meet Agatha Clay-Transylvania Polygnostic University student with the drive to create...and the worst luck in the world. Back in print! This softcover book collects issues 1-3 of Phil and Kaja Foglio's gaslamp fanta
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