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Rejected by The New Yorker: Box Brown’s Spurned Single-Panel Cartoons

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What does it take to get your cartoon published in the New Yorker? Box Brown, creator of the webcomics Bellen! and Everything Dies, has been trying to crack the code. Last summer, after Hark! A Vagrant cartoonist Kate Beaton became the first

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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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‘Nursery Rhyme Comics’ by Kate Beaton, Jaime Hernandez, Mike Mignola and More [Exclusive Preview]

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This month, First Second is releasing Nursery Rhyme Comics, a hardcover featuring 50 classic nursery rhymes illustrated by 50 amazing artists. It's a great collection for kids, but as fans of indie comics, we here at ComicsAlliance were pretty excited to see some of our favorite creators involved in what turned out to be some pretty fun illustrations.

That's why today, we've picke

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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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‘Strong Female Characters’ Inspires Strong Female Fan Art, Animation

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Strong Female Characters is a new team of scantily-clad, ultra-violent super-heroines composed of Georgia O'Queefe, Queen Elizatits, and Susan B. Assthony. Created by Kate Beaton, Meredith Gran and Carly Monardo, the lad

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SEXISM IS OVER: Kate Beaton’s ‘Strong Female Characters’ [Webcomic]

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Cartoonist Kate Beaton has created another characteristically hilarious webcomic lampooning the popular treatment of female characters in mainstream American comics. Called Strong Female Characters, the strip is inspired by characters Beaton created in a Twitter-based collaboration/conversation with fellow cartoonists Meredith Gran and Carly Monardo. The violent, scantily clad team of female commandos includes Georgia O'Quee

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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?

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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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Kate Beaton’s Lois Lane Would Like Superman to Kindly Get Out of Her Way

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While Kate Beaton has focused much of her fan-favorite Hark, A Vagrant! on historical figures and fat ponies, she's also strayed into the world of superheroes numerous times, with Wonder Woman, Aquaman and Wolverine stri

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