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Fun Home Could Fix Broadway's Lesbian Problem

Chris Peterson / OnStage Editor in Chief

I have high hopes for Fun Home. The Jeanine Tesori musical based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel, received a ton of praise during its Public Theater run and could be a Tony Award darling. 356 more words


Comics I read last week (part2.2)

Last week I was really productive not only with the secondary literature I am supposed to be reading 24/7, but also with the primary reading. I managed to pay some old debts in finally reading Alison Bechdel’s… 1,165 more words


Belinda Peterson

Today’s episode of Professor Rex’s “I Swear Mom I’m Doing Something With My Degree” features Belinda Peterson, a Ph.D. student at Lehigh University, who presented a paper on Alison Bechdel, Alice Walker, Womanism, and Film at NEPCA last year. 27 more words


LGBT History Month: what Alison Bechdel’s Dykes to Watch Out For comic means to me

As it’s LGBT History Month this February, I’m going to take the opportunity to talk about one of my favourite comic strips, Dykes to Watch Out For… 883 more words

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Book Review - "Are You My Mother" by Alison Bechdel

It is no exaggeration to say that Allison Bechdel is an unqualified master of sequential art (known colloquially as comics or graphic novels).

Her long-running comic strip, … 545 more words

Book Review

The Lowell Humanities Series Hosts Alison Bechdel

By John Hogan

This past Wednesday, the Lowell Humanities Series had the pleasure of hosting the cartoonist Alison Bechdel. Bechdel grew up in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania and began her career with the comic strip… 583 more words

Boston College

Graphically Speaking

Until about a week ago I had never read anything that would fall under the umbrella of the graphic novel. I was never someone who gravitated towards comic books or even the Sunday funnies. 954 more words