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Alison Bechdel

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jul 24

Sat, Jul 24 2021, 5PM - 7PM

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Part of event series: Comics in the City 2021

Alison Bechdel

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MFA Comics

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Alison Bechdel is an American cartoonist originally best known for the long-running comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For. She came to critical and commercial success in 2006 with her graphic memoir Fun Home, which was subsequently adapted as a musical that won a Tony Award for Best Musical in 2015. In 2012, she released her second graphic memoir Are You My Mother? She was a 2014 recipient of the MacArthur Genius Award. Her most recent graphic novel, The Secret to Superhuman Strength was released in May of 2021.

In celebration CCA’s MFA in Comics annual summer session, California College of the Arts hosts its ninth annual Comics in the City guest speaker series featuring Eunsoo Jeong (Koreangry), Akira Himekawa (The Legend of Zelda), Marguerite Abouet (Aya), Emil Ferris (My Favorite Thing Is Monsters), and Alison Bechdel (Fun Home). For more information about the MFA in Comics program visit