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Alison Bechdel

American,  Cartoonist
Total Quotes : 33
Father Book Mostly

But mostly, it's a book about my relationship with my father.

- Alison Bechdel

Read Comic Books Books

But I read comic books. I read things like Richie Rich and Little Lulu.

- Alison Bechdel

Reason Very Some

For some reason writing and drawing are very separate processes for me.

- Alison Bechdel

Always Held Maybe

I don't know, maybe it's because I was raised Catholic. Confession has always held a great appeal for me.

- Alison Bechdel

Hair White Gray

Even drawing gray hair at all is difficult to render in black and white.

- Alison Bechdel

Love I Love Comics

Autobiographical comics, I love them. I love them.

- Alison Bechdel

Work Myself Promoting

I just have this sort of entrepreneurial spirit and I work really hard at promoting myself.

- Alison Bechdel

Strength Need Worst Thing

And partly, the worst thing you could do in my family was need something from someone. So physical strength represented an avenue of self-sufficiency to me.

- Alison Bechdel

Real Reason Read

I just met someone who read Gone With the Wind 62 times for exactly that same reason. She couldn't bear that it wasn't real. She wanted to live in it.

- Alison Bechdel

Read Having Lesbians

I hope that I can get people to read it without having to change it. Especially now that the strip has more different kinds of characters. It's really not all lesbians any more.

- Alison Bechdel

Superhero Never Read

I never really read superhero stuff as a kid.

- Alison Bechdel

Give Suddenly Really

It's a hard thing to age a character because you can't really suddenly give someone gray hair.

- Alison Bechdel

Love Discover I Love

I love Jules Feiffer. I didn't discover him until I was a little older.

- Alison Bechdel

Been Activity Feels

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.

- Alison Bechdel

Read Times Harriet

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

- Alison Bechdel

Kind Town Certainly

My mother is, my father certainly was. They were kind of the local intelligentsia in the town where I grew up.

- Alison Bechdel

Started About Out

I started to get bored with that stuff about only drawing men and I've taken it out of the slideshow.

- Alison Bechdel

Pretty Illiterate Comics

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

- Alison Bechdel

Love Mail Boyfriend

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

Through Everyone Psyche

Watching everyone root through their psyche, it just delights me. Especially R. Crumb's stuff.

- Alison Bechdel