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Hark! A Pair Of Kate Beaton Calendars To Debut At Comic-Con

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Counting the days the days until this year's San Diego Comic-Con International? Well next year you can count the days to 2013's show on a Kate Beaton calendar, which you'll be able to score at this year's convention.

Over the wee

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ComicsAlliance’s 11 Best Comics of 2011, #6-5

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As 2011 draws to close, ComicsAlliance has assembled its annual list of the best comics and graphic novels of the year with the help of our editors, writers, and readers. Like any list, it is naturally subjective, but we've packed it chock full of eleven comics that have awed us, excited us, and entertained us over the last 12 months and books that we're passionate about recommending. Read about #11-

Parting Shot: Kate Beaton’s Wonder Woman Is Incredibly Tired of Stupid People

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Wonder Woman has had a tough time in the mass media between her failed screenplay by Joss Whedon and her recent failed television pilot, making Kate Beaton's wonderfully sullen take on the character seem more apropos than ever. "The Wonder Woman that I draw is kind of sick of everyone not understanding her," the webcomic creator told C

Best Webcomics Ever (This Week) 11.20.11

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There hasn't been quite enough webcomics coverage on ComicsAlliance recently. Sorry. So let me welcome you to the first of an ongoing, weekly column where we round-up some recent updates to comics around the web

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Parting Shot: Kraven Goes on the Hunt for a Prom Date with Kate Beaton (But Not WITH Her)

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The (wonderful) Strange Tales II anthology from Marvel Comics featured a host of indie and webcomic creators writing and drawing superhero stories, including webcartoonist Kate Beaton, who has now posted her complete Kraven the Hunter story about the Spider-Man villain's relentless hunt... for a date to the prom. There's just

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Parting Shot: Kate Beaton Talks to Her Younger Self About Comics

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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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Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – Oct. 5, 2011: Hold On, Nancy’s Coming

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Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week.

KEY:
* "Troglodytes... cavemen"
^ One interpretation superimposed on another
% The germs of the transcenden

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Link Ink: New X-Men Teams, DC’s ‘New 52′ Commercials And Hope For ‘Locke & Key’ On TV

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Teams: Marvel Comics has released its initial lineups for its X-teams following the events of Schism. What do you think of the new teams?

Creators: Kate Beaton will be touring North America in support of her new Hark! A Vagrant collection from Drawn and Quarterly. Check The Beat for signing dates near you.

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Link Ink: Collected ‘Hark! A Vagrant’ Gets a Cover, Hot Toys Does Harry Osborn and ‘Doctor Who’ Goes Anime

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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?

Interviews: A

Parting Shot: Kate Beaton’s Brown Recluse Spider-Man

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Kate Beaton of the illustrious Hark! A Vagrant turns her attention to a certain web-slinger in a series of strips reimagining Peter Parker as Brown Recluse Spider-Man (who does whatever a brown recluse spider can).

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