Are You My Mother

Comics Alliance Gift Guide: Comics To Buy Your Mom
Picture it: your sitting by the fire, flipping through an old issue of Sandman, and your mother audibly sighs. "Why do you still read that junk?" You sit and think for a second. Despite the fact that approximately all of the movies coming out are based on comics, you still can't get your mom to understand why you love these funny books. Until now. This holiday season, give your mom a gift that'll teach her the love of comics.
One To Watch Out For: Celebrating The Genius Of Alison Bechdel
Born September 10, 1960, Alison Bechdel is one of the most important cartoonists in the field. Her long running comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For gave birth to the Bechdel-Wallace test for gender bias in film, and her award-winning graphic memoir Fun Home was adapted into a musical in 2013. Her focus on personal moments within her own life and the lives of others in the lesbian community brought feminist queer stories to the mainstream.
Alison Bechdel's Next Memoir To Focus On Fitness Obsession
Hot on the heels of being named a recipient of the MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant, cartoonist Alison Bechdel has revealed through her publisher the subject of her third comics memoir; her lifelong obsession with health and fitness. The Secret To Superhuman Strength does not mark a radical career switch for Bechdel into superhero comics. According to an announcement in the New York Times, the book will focus instead on both Bechdel's personal relationship with exercise and the history of fitness fads in America.
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 lives...
Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – May 16, 2012: The Devil and the Long Pigs
Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week. KEY: * Dystopian futures ^ Dystopian presents % Dystopian pasts * 100 MONTHS This sounds amazing. John Hicklenton was one of the most over-the-top artists in the history of British comics--he drew incredibly grotesque, powerful stuff, including two books of Nemesis the Warlock, Pandora, a few &