Step Aside, Pops: A Hark! A Vagrant Collection
Publish date: 2015-09-22
Publisher: Drawn and Quarterly
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
Date Published: September 25, 2015 Format: Print Source: Library Date Read: May 16, 2019 Read for BoB Cycle 25 Blurb Cartoonist Kate Beaton returns with all-new sidesplitting comics that showcase her irreverent love of history, pop culture, and literature. Collected from her wildly popular website...
I always enjoy Kate Beaton's comics, even when I don't have any knowledge of the work she's referencing. My favorites from this collection are the Katherine Sui Fun Cheung comics.
The second Hark! A Vagrant collection is a tad hit and miss, but as far as I know Kate Beaton has cornered the market on online comic strips satirizing historical and fictional characters. My favorite bits were the parodies of Wuthering Heights and Wonder Woman. The strips about Archduke Ferdinand M...
When preparing to write this review, I got quite a surprise. I searched in the archives on my blog and on Goodreads to find my review of the first Hark! A Vagrant book and discovered that not only had I not reviewed it at any point, but I hadn't even entered it as read on Goodreads. I have absolutel...
Ok, that was a pretty lame pun. But...really Kate Beaton is so awesome. Even though I've read most of these comics on her website http://www.harkavagrant.com/ this is soo worth, not only checking out from the library, but buying for a personal library. Beaton's witty comics are sure to amuse tho...