Spawn of Dykes to Watch Out for by Alison Bechdel
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Toni and Clarice are having a baby, and Alison Bechdel -- the lesbian community's premier visual archivist -- is right there to record the blessed event Her fifth cartoon collection gives new meaning to rituals like baby showers, teething rings and the Mammo Pump!
 

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 October 1, 1993 by Firebrand Books. 136 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Comics & Graphic Novels, Humor & Entertainment, Gay & Lesbian. Non-fiction

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Bechdel returns with her lovably P.C. lesbian community, in her fifth collection of stories chronicling the lives and loves of the staff at Madwimmin Bookshop. Bookstore staff includes ``sex-positive'

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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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