Adrian and I will be at Stumptown Comic Fest this weekend! Come stop by at Table C02 to see some exclusive fest swag and chat us up :D
Now, since you guys are so awesome, have a comic about how to pet your cat. Just in case you guys forgot!
The King only has spare time.
His pockets are overflowing
with it. He wishes he could give it
to the old man shambling
in front of the castle gates.
He can’t. He can only watch
through the stained-glass window.
He knows what’s coming
and can’t do anything about it,
can’t do anything to…
Pretty medieval manuscript of the day shows a siege as it nears its end. The walls have been breached. Crossbow bolts are loosed. Cannon are loaded. Yet everything is strangely stilled and stilted. There is none of the abject misery and starvation that Froissart aludes to in his Chronicle.
Image source: A fifteenth century manuscript from the John Soane’s Museum. Image declared to be public domain on Wikimedia Commons because its copyright has expired.