I get a lot of mail from men who really identify with Stuart, you know, Sparrow's boyfriend. I love that. Even though I used to say I wanted men to read the strip even though there weren't any men in it, so they'd be forced to identify with the women.
Alison Bechdel

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Writing this book feels like a completely different activity from writing my comic strip because it's about real life. I feel like I'm using a part of my brain that's been dormant until now.

Yeah, I read Judy Blume. My mother didn't like that, but I read it anyhow.

I probably read Harriet the Spy about 70,000 times.

Partly I resented being perceived as weak because I was a girl.

I'm pretty illiterate when it comes to comics history.

About Alison Bechdel

Profession: Cartoonist
Nationality: American
Born: September 10, 1960

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