NYC – Best American Comics 2011
Editor Alison Bechdel, creator of Dykes to Watch out For and author of Fun Home, and guests discuss the latest volume of The Best American Comics 2011, an outstanding collection of the year’s best cutting-edge comic work.
Tuesday October 18, 2011 at 7:00 PM
Event space opens at 5:00 pm. Please do not arrive for this event prior to 5:00 pm. Priority seating available with purchase of The Best American Comics 2011. Stand-by customers who do not wish to purchase the book will be seated at management’s discretion as space allows.
About this Author
ALISON BECHDEL has been a careful archivist of her own life and kept a journal since she was ten. Since 1983 she has been chronicling the lives of various characters in the fictionalized “Dykes to Watch Out For” strip, “one of the preeminent oeuvres in the comics genre, period” (Ms .). The strip is syndicated in fifty alternative newspapers, translated into multiple languages, and collected into a book series with a quarter of a million copies in print. Utne magazine has listed DTWOF as “one of the greatest hits of the twentieth century.”
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