WHEN KATE BEATON announced recently that she would be posting her webcomic “Hark! A Vagrant” less often, at least for a while, I softly applauded.
Don’t misunderstand: As a fellow “history-and-lit” cartoonist, I seriously relish her inventive and uniquely voiced feature — “Hark!” deserves all the attention and acclaim that has come its way (including its shortlisting last week for a 2012 Doug Wright Award).
Kate Beaton first made waves in the webcomic scene with her history comics at Hark! A Vagrant. She’s since published a graphic novel collection that hit #1 on the New York Times bestseller list for graphic novels, and at New... Read Post
Kate Beaton is a cartoonist. She also has a degree in history and anthropology and used to work in a museum. Read Post
This week's full-text RSS feed is supported by Kate Beaton's Hark! A Vagrant Hark! A Vagrantis full of fun history jokes and other amazing cartoons from Kate Beaton. She's one of the best cartoonists working right now, period. (What... Read Post