Previously, previously, previously.
Looks like The Residents in steampunk form.
Dammit, that's what I was going to say.
It doesn't hotlink.
The right hat is absolutely essential for post-apocalyptic survival.
Looking at the other works, I'm reminded by turns of Jacek Yerka and Dave McKean.
...after this day, Captain Nemo would come to call the unexplored depths his home.