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“[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
Why wouldn't you purchase this book? If you're looking at it, you should buy it. Then buy all of Kate Beaton's other works and marvel at how such a wonderful, funny person could... Read morePublished 2 months ago by lynnex
Father's Day gift for my dad. He loves history and comedy. Kate Beaton really knows how to combine the two!Published 2 months ago by Courteney Rodriguez
Curiously, I have to disagree with many of the reviews of this book. Although I'd consider myself a fairly educated person, and certainly understand almost all of the jokes, I... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Gizmoguy ar
I've always loved Kate Beaton's comic from the first time I laid eyes on them, and I was ecstatic that she was coming out with book. Read morePublished 4 months ago by A. C. Hopson
When you consider how many people there are in this world it is easy to accept the fact that there is a market for everything and anything. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Hewlett S. Byrd
I first heard of Kate Beaton after watching an episode of Adventure Time with the pony in it. I immediately read through her entire comic archive on her website and got myself a... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Harold Stone
Much of this is rather amusing, though some of it missed the mark for me.
Have to be honest, I did want more Napoleon. Ah well.