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After spending some time reading Girl-Genius web-comic I was convinced to buy the book.
I've ordered what I think is the first book in my local bookstore (yay local) and it seems to relate to the first one or two years of of web content, but I can't be sure.
While I love the main storyline and the main characters, one of the things that I liked least about the webcomic was its departures into the bizarre. One example is when several of the characters are stuck in a shrinking castle and being attacked by a duck. It had no origin, no closure, and no real link to the main story. This one, and others like it, seem to be the web-comic version of the "Bizarro Episode" tv-trope.
My question is: Do the books contain "bizarro chapters" that, while consistent with the web-comic, depart significantly from the flow of the main storyline or the development of the plot?
There is a tvtrope called a "bizarro episode" (link)