Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 55. Chapters: Girl Genius, Terinu, Schlock Mercenary, Narbonic, FreakAngels, Goats, A Miracle of Science, PS238, The Ongoing Adventures of Rocket Llama, Anima: Age of the Robots, Saturnalia, Real Life, Angels 2200, Melonpool, Skin Horse, Argon Zark!, Dresden Codak, Drive: the scifi comic, The Matrix Comics, Polymer City Chronicles, Zap!, Sublunary, Dicebox, Roswell, Texas, Grey Legacy, Sugarshock!, The Black Tower. Excerpt: Girl Genius is an ongoing comic book series turned webcomic, written and drawn by Phil and Kaja Foglio and published by their company, Studio Foglio LLC under the imprint Airship Entertainment. The comic has won five WCCA awards including 2008 Outstanding Comic, and been nominated for a Hugo Award for Best Professional Artist, an Eagle Award and twice for an Eisner Award; in 2009 and 2010 it won the Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story. Girl Genius has the tagline of qAdventure, Romance, MAD SCIENCE!.q It features a female lead character in an alternate-history Victorian-style qsteampunkq setting, although elements veer from what is usually thought of as steampunk. Kaja Foglio, one of the co-creators, describes it as qgaslamp fantasyq instead to suggest its more fantastic style. The Foglios have also released a novel titled Agatha H. and the Airship City. Kaja and Phil Foglio in 2007.The specific idea for the style of Girl Genius came about when Kaja Foglio went through some of Phil's loose drawings: qI was going through all of Phil's old files and I was filing all of the old sketches, and I was coming across weird airships and cats in tophats with walking canes, and all of this... wonderful... Victoriana sci-fi stuff... it was like 'Oh, this is everything I love!'q CBR News quoted Phil Foglio as saying, qWe wanted to do something with a strong female lead character. We both like the tropes associated with mad sc...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
|Title||:||Science Fiction Webcomics|
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|Publisher||:||Books LLC, Wiki Series - 2010-05|