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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[...]
More Feminist and LGBTQ Graphic Novels Banned From School Libraries
If a book on this list is currently checked out, please do (not) allow it to be checked out again once it's returned." And that the district is assembling a committee to "rate the content of the books on the list" and to review the selection process. The One Summer The graphic novels listed include This One[...]
Top Six Banned Comics of the Decade According to the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund
And also offers signed copies of these books that will help benefit the CBLDF in the process. Fun Home by Alison Bechdel Two of CBLDF's brightest victories this year both involve the game-changing graphic memoir Fun Home, and the state of New Jersey Following 2018's very public challenge to Fun Home in New Jersey, two more high schools quietly removed the comic[...]
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 – 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[...]
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[...]