Facts about Alison Bechdel

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Alison Bechdel is a famous Cartoonist from USA, he/she is 58 years old and still alive, born September 10, 1960.

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He/she is born under the zodiac virgo, who is known for Analyzing, Practical, Reflective, Observation, Thoughtful. Our collection contains 30 quotes who is written / told by Alison.

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Famous quotes by Alison Bechdel (30)


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"Watching everyone root through their psyche, it just delights me. Especially R. Crumb's stuff"
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"That's all true, but there was something else going on for me as a kid, something about my gender identity that I haven't figured out yet. And that's one of the things I'm hoping to dissect and investigate in this memoir project"
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"Nancy Drew was always changing her outfits. I despised girls' clothing, I couldn't wait to get home from school and get out of it. The last thing I wanted to read was minute descriptions of Nancy's frocks"
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"For some reason writing and drawing are very separate processes for me"
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"Well, I'm always working on my comic strip and trying to, you know, keep cranking that out"
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"Sometimes I wish the writing and drawing were more integrated"
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"I never really read superhero stuff as a kid"
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"Autobiographical comics, I love them. I love them"
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"When I grew up, I studied karate for years. I got pretty strong, but eventually I had to acknowledge that I really didn't like fighting at all, so I quit"
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"People really want to think that these things really happened. I don't know why that important, but I know that when I finish reading a novel or something, I want to know how much of that really happened to this author"
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"Partly I resented being perceived as weak because I was a girl"
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"I started to get bored with that stuff about only drawing men and I've taken it out of the slideshow"
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"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"
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"I just have this sort of entrepreneurial spirit and I work really hard at promoting myself"
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"I don't know, maybe it's because I was raised Catholic. Confession has always held a great appeal for me"
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"But I read comic books. I read things like Richie Rich and Little Lulu"
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"It's a hard thing to age a character because you can't really suddenly give someone gray hair"
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"I probably read Harriet the Spy about 70,000 times"
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"I love Jules Feiffer. I didn't discover him until I was a little older"
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"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"
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"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"
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"One of them is already having some menopausal symptoms. I'm working on that. I'm giving them all little lines under the eyes, trying to sort of make them age gracefully"
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"Mostly it was Mad magazine. And I did read a lot of - I had a subscription when I was little, but I also had access to some old collections, the little paperbacks of the really good stuff"
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"It's definitely part of it, that the men were having fun and doing the interesting things but also, I don't know, I'm just thinking more about gender and how maybe in some way I am more of a boy than a girl"
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"The satiric ethos of Mad was a much bigger childhood influence"
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"My mother is, my father certainly was. They were kind of the local intelligentsia in the town where I grew up"
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"I'm pretty illiterate when it comes to comics history"
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"Even drawing gray hair at all is difficult to render in black and white"
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"But mostly, it's a book about my relationship with my father"
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"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"


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