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).
Want proof that you don't need to draw muscled paragons like Jim Lee to make it as comics artist? Check out Kate Beaton's smart strips skewering Wolverine, Wonder Woman, and whoever else she deems worthy. Read Post
The Hark! A Vagrant cartoonist in conversation with Bill Richardson at the 2011 Vancouver International Writers Festival. read more Read Post