AlisonBechdel

Comics Nominees Announced for the 24th GLAAD Media Awards
The Gay And Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation has announced its nominees for the 24th Annual GLAAD media awards, which "recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and the issues that affect their…
MoCCA 2007 Offers Singular Reading Experiences
Day one of the sixth annual Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art festival (MoCCA) in NYC was great fun, with a significantly increased amount of exhibitor space than I recall from past years -- including a swank "skylight" room on the 7th floor of the Puck building...
Stranger in a Strange Land
Props go to John (and Robert A. Heinlein) for lending me the title of this post, for today was my first foray into the world of Indie comics as I traversed through MoCCA 2007. As a relative newcomer to comics, my experience thus far has kept me in the Marvel/DC superhero realm of comic books...
You Know Graphic Novels Really Have Arrived When…
Alison Bechdel's award-winning and fantastic graphic memoir, Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, hit the trade paperback circuit earlier this month and is prominently displayed next to prose bestsellers on the 3 for 2 front table of a Borders near you
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Webcomics Get Serious(ly Good)
Somehow I've been slowly turning into a webcomic junkie. It started innocently enough with the lovable video game dorks featured in Penny Arcade--no doubt some of you are a part of the site's 4 million monthly readers. It was a nice little five-minute hobby, logging onto the site three tim…