Cartoonist Kate Beaton is best known for her Hark! A Vagrant webcomics poking fun at the absurdity of history, and while her style has gotten more refined over the years, some of our earliest favorites were her "younger self" comics where she tried to explain her adult life -- and her evolution into a professional illustrator -- to herself as a child. The final panel of the above cartoon is particularly interesting to reflect on four years later, when the self-effacing Beaton has not only illustrated ca
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Upcoming: Kate Beaton's collected Hark! A Vagrant finally has a cover to official watch out for when it drops in October.
TV: AMC's The Walking Dead could be hit with some budget cuts. Do you fear for the show's season two quality?
Following a successful stint of self-publishing with her Never Learn Anything From History TPB, Kate Beaton's lauded (and read by more than half a million unique audience members every month online) Hark! A Vagrant has found a new printed home in North America via Drawn and Quarterly.
A hardcover collection of both new and already-online content is set for a Fall 2011 release, reportedly packing
TV: The Walking Dead executive producer Charles "Chic" Eglee is reportedly is in talks to produce Brian Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming's Powers.
Sales: Drawn and Quarterly are having a massive 40% off sale through December 10 at their online store.
Earlier this month, the band TV on the Radio -- whom you may know from such songs as "DLZ" and "Wolf Like Me" -- helped throw a 20th anniversary concert for indie publisher Drawn & Quarterly in Montreal.
The concert poster by "Optic Nerve" creator Adrian Tomine is available for sale now at the Drawn & Quarterly website, where you can also find copies
-- Drawn & Quarterly shares a sneak peek of Christian Northeast's upcoming "Prayer Requested," an illustrated collection of people's real honest-to-goodness prayers adapted into cartoons.
-- Dark Horse's Mike Richardson is doing some hard time for a great cause. To raise money for Jerry's Kids, a ben