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Pizza Island Ends, Kate Beaton Steps Back from Regular Updates for ‘Long Term Projects’


The Brooklyn comics studio Pizza Island recently disbanded, with its creators -- Kate Beaton, Domitille Collardey, Sarah Glidden, Meredith Gran, Lisa Hanawalt, Deana Sobel and Julia Wertz -- parting amicably and scattering as far as Canada and France...

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


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...

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


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...

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


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 webcomics creator to have a cartoon published in the New Yorker, webcartoonist Brown posted a Bellen...

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


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...

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


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...

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


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...

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


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...

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


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 ladies poke fun at the way women are frequently depicted in modern adventure comics...

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


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...

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