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The Works

Join Studio Foglio and Cheapass Games at Brick & Mortar Books for Girl Genius Book & Game Night! Meet and mingle with our special guests, have your games and books signed, and play book-adjacent games like Tak: A Beautiful Game (from Patrick Rothfuss's Kingkiller Chronicle) and upcoming release Girl Genius: The Works!


Phil Foglio, Girl Genius author, artist, and co-creator

James Ernest, game designer and Cheapass Games president


Girl Genius is a beautiful and hilarious comic series by Phil and Kaja Foglio, filled with intrigue, romance, and mad science. It's the story of Agatha Heterodyne, a gifted "spark" whose phenomenal powers lead to wild adventures! The comic has been going strong for 18 years, and has won many, many awards. Learn more at


Cheapass Games is a Seattle-based tabletop game publisher run by renowned game designer and contact juggler James Ernest. Their games include Tak: A Beautiful Game, Pairs, and upcoming release Girl Genius: The Works! Learn more at

Earlier Event: April 16
Open Book Club: Crow Lake
Later Event: April 28
Independent Bookstore Day