Today’s Studio Foglio newsletter explains:

We often receive phone calls of this nature on the steam-powered studio telephone:

Steve Jackson: “Phil. Space Pirate Amazon Ninja Catgirls. Are you in?”

Phil Foglio: “Okay.”

The result, it seems, is a Foglio-illustraded game called Spanc. (Work warning: “features PG-rated cheesecake photo of a pirate catgirl-in-bikini.” ) I haven’t checked it out yet, but it sounds appropriately bizarre.

In related news, the latest Girl Genius is out!