Menu

Tamberlane is a webcomic about a clumsy bat and her very human baby...

The animal citizens of Treehollow have discovered a small, strange creature wandering alone in the forest: a human child! And they have no idea what it is. Clearly much too young to be on her own, it’s anyone’s guess how this mysterious being, named Tamberlane, ended up in their town of Treehollow.

Fostered by Belfry, the accident-prone bat, and guided by a colorful cast of animal characters, Tamberlane’s mysteries continue to unfold. But questions burn in everyone’s minds: who, and what, is she? And could she have something to do with the far-off and unspeakable taboo, Abroad?

Updates every Wednesday.

Rated PG-13 for themes of xenophobia and childhood neglect.

Hello everyone! We are SUPER excited to announce the public release of an EXTENSIVE edit of the first four chapters of Tamberlane! During our production of the Omnibus collection for the recently completed Kickstarter, we spent hours pouring over every page of the first Arc (Chapters 1-4), tweaking dialogue and art when needed, both for story consistency and to ensure the best telling of this story! Over the years, the Tamberlane Saga has evolved significantly, and it was super gratifying to be able to go back and make adjustments.

Don't worry! The story you know and love has not been altered! While we've made dialogue adjustments when necessary, we prioritized keeping as much of the spirit of the original as possible in every edit that was made. It was important to us not only to celebrate where the comic is going, but to preserve the spirit and art of the original work. This isn't a complete rewrite or page redraws! We think you'll be pleased with the new definitive version. We know we are!

Thank you all so much for your continued support over the years, and we hope you enjoy getting to go back and re-experience the first four chapters of Tamberlane!

Prefer to Hold Your Comics?

Tamberlane is also available in physical form! Each chapter is printed on luscious coated paper with gold foil on the covers and a hefty chunk of extra content unavailable on the website.

We also have the Tales from Treehollow, a collection of short comics and stories that round out the world and characters of Tamberlane! They're all written by the team and drawn by independent artists, and each sale supports the indies who worked on it. Pick up some Tales from Treehollow!

☙ Visit the Shop! ❧

Tamberlane is supported by our lovely patrons!

Folks who support the Tamberlane Patreon get all sorts of goodies, including custom art commissions, monthly postcards, and early access to up to 4 extra pages! And that's only scratching the surface.

More than that, patron support helps me pay my bills and hire the help I need as a disabled woman to keep producing this comic. Every little bit helps tremendously!

  Loading...        Loading...

Special Thanks to Long-Standing Patrons

Patrons who show extraordinary support, either in length of time or amount contributed, are added to the list below! Thank you so, so much for your unending enthusiasm!

Want to have your name on here too? You can find out all about how on the Patreon page!

$6000+ 👑 | $5000+ 🌟 | $4000+ ♠ | $3000+ ♥ | $2000+ ♣ | $1000+ ♦

7 Years

Ashley Nichols, Bean, ♥ berwyn, Bluesparks, Citizenrob, D. Stuart, ♥ Daniel Oaks, ♥ Diretaco, Jspeed, Leo G., Meesh, 👑 Naomi 'Note Worthy' Slover, Onnanoko, 👑 Patrick Kingsley, Riccardo Broccoletti, ♠ River 'Neon Noble' Nicolosi, Ryebread, ♦ S.A.B., Simon Tesla, Skandranon Rashkae, SpikeSmolder Fan, 🌟 Third, ♦ Yvonne Clapham, ♥ Zaukodar

6 Years

Black_Cat89, Callum, CTVulpin, Dana, Daphne Pfister, Foxy Foundry, Garrison j Moncher, Gerald Sears, 👑 Gunny Waffle, Hukley, Ido Shalev, Indigo Stride, James Birdsall, Jeff Barrow, ♦ Jonas, Jonathan Helfrich, 👑 KettuTheFox, MajinKoba, makovette, Niklas, Patricia Jaderborg, Paul Bibb, ♦ Preston Moore, Restless Cavy, Richard V., ♦ Rick Griffin, Sarah Kosalos, Sarah Messerly, ♣ ShuSquirrel, Steven Miller, 👑 Stoker Bramwell, 👑 StrayXIII, taggianto, The Space Above Us podcast, Tim Latshaw, VGR, Vi Watch, Welsh Rat, Wilford B. Wolf, Zobeid Zuma

5 Years

Alex, Amaruk, Armin Silvane, BluePackWolf, ♥ Cr0okedGlasses, Dana Simpson, Dark Bunny Sauces, Draco516, EchoNightfury, Emma Breslauer, FaultBat, Fovx, JC Amberlyn, ♠ Madiso, R.S, Ragg Topp, satoshi, SCPilot, Sobbing-Unit-3, StudioRat Productions, tchaikovsky2, ♣ The Masked Retriever, William Kennard

4 Years

Arron Savage, Benjamin Buckingham, Benjamin Kleiner, Carl G Knoblock, Catbarf, Chris E, Dee, Eila Esiintyminen, Latent, ♠ Lillian Marie Burch-Moore, Matthew Bradley, 🌟 Nightshade89, ♥ Scott Fraser, Sky Top, The Lonely Sand Person

3 Years

Aaron Nauert, ♣ Aelius, Ann Balog, Ariel Rosenfeld, Blake Rodriguez, CC, 👑 ccateni, Char89_Charizard, Chris, Chuckles, Coatrack, Demon Dave, Djinn, Draylin, Fruitso, ♠ Fruxalga, Gavyn Lumier, Jailen, Jasmine Cote, Jeffery Ritter, Kiran McCloskey, Lester D. Crawford, Maciej Korzeniowski, martinifang, Michen Sneeuwhart, Monochromatic, Nicole Thornwolf Dornsife, ♥ null_void, Paddiefrog, Piro202, ♦ Rizer Stake, Sammie Auburn, Sneaky V, ♣ Sunny Franklin, T_Applesmith, ♥ Turo, WDG, Ysenhal

2 Years

8BitWonder, Ale, Andreas, Ari Charriere, Ariya, batsarethebest, Chartry, Chris wolfe, Circumcised Nails, Constantine, Daniel Cote, dave, Dunkin P, Inventor, JajajTec, Jenora Feuer, ♥ JoofAloof, K and J, K9Elements, Keith Brecher, Kyle Liebau (Korth a.ka Minotaurusebriis), Marcus_K, NickNak, Patrick Horton, Randomgamer24, Rattle Rabbit, SourMonkey, Spencer Farrow, 👑 Team Penny, TrashPanda-kon, Tuxedoedcat7675, Zegawa

1 Year

Ahren Paulson, Anguis, Ashley Armstrong, ASnep, AuroraJames, Bheckadee, Bill Marcum, Blazeofspikes, boomheadshot257, Cinder31, Cirque, Coe, CrowWingedAngel, d-rtee, Danwellby, David Gray, Dolly Strawberry, Donavan Campbell, Dood, ForumFox, Garret Simons, Isaac232, Jace Borden, Jan Ruffing, KennoWP, Keri Horn, Kyle G, Lord Farrit, Lucy, Manuel Hahn, metalmattress4, michael, MinaTheSwift, n.e.c., nicky, Plague Doctor 2035, Ravyn Riasha, Redstiza, Rene Hatch, RJ Sketch, Ryusui, Samuel, Sebastian, Shennynerd, SilverHeart, slabity, smo1704, Space Bread, Spooklydgo, Sticklord, That_One_Furry, Tidalbelt, Tyler Collins, UniverseKitty, VerticallyBeige, Violet Rose in The Dark, Walker Hembree, X, Zosimos Wreden

Less Than 1 Year

Sometimes there are generous patrons who have given a lot even before 1 year has passed. This one's for you guys.