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Suzanna: Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel

Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama by Alison Bechdel is about Alison as a comics artist trying to figure out how to write her father’s story, and in turn, how to write her mother’s story. 676 more words

Students: What They Think Of Graphic Novels

Featured on Graphic Policy!

Much to my excitement, Alex from Graphic Policy interviewed me for a new feature they’re starting on webcomics.

Below is an excerpt–click here to read the full text! 227 more words


The Greatest Misses of 2015 - Graphic Novels

Same procedure as always and if you don’t know about said procedure, check out my greatest bookish disappointments here.

Let’s get right to it… 610 more words


Review: Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel

Near the end of Are You My Mother? Alison Bechdel describes the comic as a “meta book”—an exploration of Bechdel’s relationship with her mom and Bechdel’s grappling with how to write about her mom as she’s writing the comic. 948 more words


Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel

In her memoir, Alison Bechdel discusses the death of her father when she was in college and the affect that it had on her and her family, as well as how the events in her personal life related with her father’s. 307 more words

Book Reviews

Worst Books of 2015

So for the Worst Of 2015 post, I did not put any of them in order. It was definitely less important to me, but I enjoy a good rant and so here we are. 1,999 more words


Book Review: Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

I resisted reading Alison Bechdel’s “tragicomic”, Fun Homefor a number of years, not because I thought it wouldn’t like it, but because of the people who recommended it–all white professors who dissuaded me from continuing my study of rape. 196 more words