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Kate Beaton
So! Happy 300th update! It doesn't really mean anything because not all the things in the archives are even comics. But anyway! Prints of this comic won't be sold with the bonus sketchies at the end.

Comic updates will continue to be at a slower pace while I work on my book. Me and my schedule woes, where are the violins? For lame occasions? It's not in the yellow pages.

I have a strange cast of reoccurring characters, and Good Queen Bess is one of them. Heck, in one of the earliest ones, she's already at Tilbury! I remember in the course of my being raised Catholic and Scottish and all (somewhere between the tartans and the endless mass, I recall) there was a distinct notion that Mary Queen of Scots rules and Elizabeth drools but who were we kidding? Elizabeth was terrifying and amazing and also especially terrifying (which is great). Anyway who can stay mad at a face like that?

A face caked with lead paint featuring an impossibly high hairline and black teeth. Why I feel a sonnet comin' on!

And now here are some feral looking ladies I drew. I like them! They were lawyers, in my head. I hope I find a comic for them.

If merchandise isn't for you but you would like to support Hark! A Vagrant, you can do that here. Thanks for reading!


Lynn Allingham
John Allison
Amy Ash
Dawn and Margie Beaton
Marc Bell
Sally Bloodbath
John Campbell
Scott Campbell
Ryan Carley
Anthony Clark
Rebecca Clements
Melanie Colosimo
Domitille Collardey
Jillian Comeau, Kim Carson and Michelle Skelding
Aaron Diaz
The Doug Wright Awards
Jess Fink
Eric Feurstein
Brian Fukushima
Sarah Glidden
Meredith Gran
Lisa Hanawalt
Dustin Harbin
Christopher Hastings
Emily Horne and Joey Comeau
Jimmie Kilpatrick
Jon Klassen
Steve Lambke
Hope Larson
Joe List
David Malki
Phil McAndrew
Carolyn Merriman
Carly Monardo
Vicki Nerino
Andre Richard
Ryan North
Ryan Pequin
Neil Rough
Jeffrey Rowland
Gabby Schulz
Smart and Bird
Deana Sobel
Nathan Stapley
Henry Svec
Matthew Trafford
Julia Wertz
Britt Wilson
Stephanie Weirathmueller
Steve Wolfhard
You've Changed Records
Chip Zdarsky

Good comic shops that have taught me a thing or two:

The Beguiling, Toronto
Strange Adventures, Halifax
Legends Comics and Books, Victoria
Desert Island, Brooklyn

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