Thursday, January 24 2013
Memoirs in graphic novel form blur the line that snakes between non-fiction and fiction; humorists and pulitzer prize winners delight, inform and terrify us; the real world, artfully penned, opens itself into a book, vulnerable, yet daring us to look. Here is the best of what we saw.
Tuesday, March 9 2010
In comics not everyone can write nor draw (nor ink, color nor letter). So, there will always be 'great' works that cannot be attributed to a single talented contributor.
Monday, May 7 2012
Like her previous memoir about her father -- the acclaimed and prismatic Fun Home -- Are You My Mother? blends textbook academia, beautifully emotive drawings, and generous confessions to find some familial recovery after years of discord.
Monday, February 2 2009
The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For collects 25 years of Alison Bechdel’s battle against patriarchy, heterosexual hegemony and most everything else.
Thursday, August 10 2006
Alison Bechdel's Fun Home feels like an anomaly, a graphic novel with no idea that graphic novels are seldom written this well.