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THE RIFF: Why cartoonists are smart to pursue side projects — even if it means taking time off

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).
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Kate Beaton is a cartoonist. She also has a degree in history and anthropology and used to work in a museum.

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