Dykes to Watch Out for by Alison Bechdel
The Sequel : Added Attraction! "Serial Monogamy" : A Documentary

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Join in Mo's angst-filled analysis as she begins to 'process' at the rate of eighty-five bucks an hour. In Alison Bechdel's fourth collection, Mo anguishes over the state of the world while the rest of the gang continues to conduct their personal lives in a hilarious and gossip-worthy fashion.

Explore intimacy issues in Serial Monogamy, a special cartoon essay exclusively available in this edition.

Winner, 1993 Lambda Literary Award for Humor.

 

About Alison Bechdel

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Alison Bechdel is the author of the bestselling memoir Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, which was named a Best Book of the Year by Time, Entertainment Weekly, New York Times, People, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Village Voice, and San Francisco Chronicle, among others. For twenty-five years, she wrote and drew the comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For, a visual chronicle of modern life--queer and otherwise--considered "one of the preeminent oeuvres in the comics genre, period." (Ms.) Bechdel is guest editor of Best American Comics, 2011, and has drawn comics for Slate, McSweeney's, Entertainment Weekly, Granta, and The New York Times Book Review.
 
Published January 1, 1992 by Firebrand Books, Ithaca. 133 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Comics & Graphic Novels, Humor & Entertainment, Gay & Lesbian. Non-fiction

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Bechdel's ( Dykes to Watch Out For ) comics present an idealized community of lesbian friends, lovers and gay activists. This new collection of ``dykes'' follows the politically earnest and neurotic M

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All eventually end up a little more haggard than they began, but there isn’t one whose Bechdel-illustrated bags under her eyes were not hard fought for and hard won.

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Bechdel's story takes us through their parenting adventure in amusing sequences dealing with frozen-sperm deliveries, breaking the news to parents (or, in Toni's case, pretending there's a father) and the shock of baby-support groups--all subtly illuminating the problems that same-sex couples mus...

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It's moving day for Bechdel's (Hot, Throbbing Dykes to Watch Out For, etc.) multicultural cast of characters in her latest collection of literate and satirical comic strips.

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In the years since Bechdel published her eighth cartoon collection (Split-Level Dykes to Watch Out For), confusion has arisen in the sanguine world of the series' setting, the Madwimmin bookstore--resounding, as always, most strongly with the perpetually striped-shirt-wearing Mo.

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Bechdel's ( Dykes to Watch Out For ) comics present an idealized community of lesbian friends, lovers and gay activists.

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Bechdel's ( Dykes to Watch Out For ) comics present an idealized community of lesbian friends, lovers and gay activists. This new collection of ``dykes'' follows the politically earnest and neurotic M

Feb 03 1992 | Read Full Review of Dykes to Watch Out for: The S...

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