Movable type and the birth of the modern book. So of course, Gutenberg planted the acorn that led to the massive library in our story.
Frankenstein’s Creature seems to have a grandiose streak, and one he doesn’t like having punctured. At least Connie Carter, Girl Detective, has enough sense (or modesty) to let him indulge this streak. Kirby has a lot of me in him, and doesn’t always know when to keep his mouth shut.