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Get the Top Banned Comics of the Decade Signed From the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

Get the Top Banned Comics of the Decade Signed From 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

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 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 &#8211 Yes Gail Boys Like Comics Too

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 BechdelThe 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 &#8211 Charles Soule Is Up To Something&#8230

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

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[...]