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BechdelRule
But along the journey, we also get mention of The Bechdel Test, as a way to defeat the very story formula that Rick and Morty are fighting against. The Bechdel Test was a joke that grew legs Initially, part of Alison Bechdel's Dykes To Watch Out For cartoon strip in 1985, the comic has one character[...]
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[...]
The Bechdel Test Applied To Comics…
I've been thinking more and more about the Bechdel Test in the comics I read and write I was even thinking of writing a column about it But then Rachel Smith of FloridaGeekScene beat me to it by writing the following; Alternative comic creator Alison Bechdel (Dykes to Watch Out For, Fun Home) famously penned The[...]