Until you have found yourself standing among a mass of people jamming up a pedestrian artery eight feet wide, with women clutching sketchbooks and talking excitedly about whether they're going to
Kate Beaton, who runs the most excellent historical humor webcomic "Hark! A Vagrant," recently lost her webhosting when her ISP decided that she was getting too much traffic, and decided to shut her site down rather than allow her to upgrade.
Fortunately, the beneficent Ryan North of Dinosaur Comics picked
"New Scientist" magazine just named its top 10 women scientists of all time, including several ladies who have shown up in webcomics.
#1 on the list is Marie Curie, a groundbreaking physicist and chemist who discovered radioactivity and received the Nobel Prize in 1903 with her husband Pierre, and sure, she died of radiation exposure but it's all kind of cute when Kate Beaton o