Last year I read this article in the New York Times and it never left me, but it’s only one of many. Every time I come home there are new mansions. We will all feel differently about them. Themes of Cape Breton, home, culture and rural decline will happen in my comics again and again, that much we do know.
I am super enjoying the latest Bad Machinery, just like I enjoy all the Bad Machinery stories. But EVEN MORE
This latest story starts HERE
My mother gave the family a copy of this comic a while ago, and so I’ve restored it to where it was. I wrote it in a moment of grief and took it down almost as soon as it went up, it is a comic that is very much in the moment of something. My greatest affection and respect to the Beatons, they are good people, the very best. A tribute would be the word I’d like to use for them and their son, here.