Contributor biographical information for Fun home : a family tragicomic / Alison Bechdel.
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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 50 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."
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Bechdel, Alison, -- 1960- -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Cartoonists -- United States -- Comic books, strips, etc.