[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 The Los Angeles Times on Kate Beaton
Simply put, this is the most well-drawn, funniest comic that I've read in a while. (ADRIENNE SO, Wired on Kate Beaton
[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. A- (The Onion, The A.V. Club on Kate Beaton
About the Author
KATE BEATON grew up in Nova Scotia, Canada. She earned a bachelor's degree in history and anthropology at Mount Allison University. She presently resides in Brooklyn, New York.