Alison Bechdel in Montreal

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Graphic novelist / cartoonist Alison Bechdel (of Fun Home and Dykes to Watch Out For fame) came to MontrĂ©al to speak last week. She was humourous and humble in person, and gave some surprising insights into her creative process (lots of photo staging, writes in Adobe Illustrator). Though I haven’t picked up one of Bechdel’s books in a while, it was refreshing to see her latest work — coming in a full circle, I suppose — and to also see the great diversity of her audience.

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