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Alison Bechdel's Sequel To Dykes To Watch Out For, And An Animation
Cartoonist Alison Bechdel is probably best known for what has been dubbed the Bechdel Test, a measure of the representation of women in film and other fiction that asks simply whether a work features at least two women who talk to each other about something other than a man Alison Bechdel used it in her[...]
Waht Midjourney A.I. Drawing Algorithm Thinks Comics Creators Look Like
Dan Slott as Spider-Man Erik Larsen… I mean I can see what they were going for. And Erik Larsen as Savage Dragon is much better. Jim Lee… I mean top left is certainly a version of Jim Lee I have met. But Jim Lee as the X-Men is much more fun. I mean, that is Scott Snyder, t just is. That[...]
Man Who Tried To Ban Fun Home In Schools, Charged With Child Molestation
Ryan Utterback was in the news last year, campaigning for the North Kansas City School District to remove gay-themed books from school libraries, including the graphic novel Fun Home by Alison Bechdel But it has now been reported by local media that in December, he was charged over allegations of child molestation and domestic assault[...]
Bechdel, BBC and Baron Corbin inThe Daily LITG 9th May 2020.
Which yesterday seemed to just be a comics site explaining a comics reference with Alison Bechdel on Rick And Morty in a way that Google's new SEO folk really seemed to like Welcome all, to the daily Lying In The Gutters a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead You can sign[...]
SDCC '15: LGBTQ Geek Year in Review
Maker (comics creator, Bent Con). Getting some info and news out of the way to start, Maker pointed out there is a Kickstarter for his latest project, Myth, and Amber Garza broke the news that after their first highly successful Flame Con, a LGBTQ Comic Con in New York City, the event will be returning next[...]
Alison Bechdel Receives 'Genius' Grant From MacArthur Foundation
Alison Bechdel, comic book creator of Fun Home, Are You My Mother, Dykes To Watch Out For and accidental creator of The Bechdel Test for the portrayal of women in fiction, is one of this year's twenty-one receivers of the MacArthur Genius Grant received by twenty-one people this year, worth $625,000 over five years. The award[...]
Essential 8 Women Working In Comics – Yes, Gail, Boys Like Comics Too
There are far more than Essential 8 Women Working in Comics, but I think this is a good beginning. Alison Bechdel The South Carolina House of Representatives recently cut funding for the College at Charleston to punish the school for selecting Alison Bechdel's comic memoir Fun Home for a summer reading program Bechdel's incredible, award-winning, best selling[...]
Tuesday Runaround – From Grindhouse To Pittsburgh Zines
But my favorite time you helped me out was by announcing "The Allocation" totals 5 minutes before you closed on a Friday and that we had to put a strategy in place by Monday to place 2D orders to make up for your failures in production or ordering. STAGE FRIGHT The difficulties of putting Alison Bechdel's Fun[...]
Tuesday Runaround – Charles Soule Is Up To Something…
And Howard Chaykin's upcoming Shadow series from Dynamite is set in the continuity as a prequel to his 1986 mini-series. Bleeding Cool favourite Thunder Brother: Soap Division by Paul Brainey gets a sixth issue, and he's stopping his regular web update to support the print edition. The fuss about Alison Bechdel's Fun Home being included on a freshman[...]
Gosh Comics Through November…
But if you you need an extra special reason to go, here are a few. Tonight at 7.30pm they are hosting a talk with Oliver Jeffers for Neither Here Nor There. On Friday the 12th, they are launching the book and the exhibition of famed cartoonist Steven Appleby's Guide To Life. With the Phoenix comic, they have a[...]
Alison Bechdel Takes May With Are You My Mother?
As the comics industry comes to grips with what will be coming to stores in April and May, there is one book likely to smash sales record that's not from the New 52, or an Avengers Vs X-Men tie in. Alison Bechdel's Are You My Mother is her follow up to Fun Home, and has a[...]