"Kate Beaton has become a Web comic superstar with her hilarious look at historical and pop culture tropes from Julius Caesar to Gatsby. Hark! A Vagrant
is a newly expanded collection of her witty, literate comics." (Publishers Weekly
[Beaton's comics] are witty reinventions of literary and historical figures navigating modern times . . . A high-minded version of The Far Side that is at once of-the-moment and timeless.
" (Deborah Vankin Los Angeles Times
"Simply put, this is the most well-drawn, funniest comic that I've read in a while." (Adrienne So Wired
"[Beaton's] neat linework and terrific grasp of simple caricature and facial expression sells a lot of the best strips, including Sasaki Kojiro meeting an undignified end, Jane Austen and Nikola Tesla being pestered by their fans, and Lord Byron muttering 'Bitches, man' to a grieving Percy Bysshe Shelley." (The Onion
"This is that rarest combination of literate irony and devastatingly funny humor." (Publishers Weekly
A compendium of cartoons from the hugely popular online comic artist Kate Beaton.