Graphic novels celebrating multiple racial and ethnic perspectives, Eisner-nominated tween-friendly Princeless, Life with Archie series, the latest volume of Abouet’s Aya, a 1940s romance set in Cuba and New York City, and new About Comics collections.
Bechdel, Alison. Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama. Houghton Harcourt. ISBN 9780618982509. $22. Using literature and psychoanalysis as twin lenses, Bechdel examines her own and her mother’s interwoven lives in a complex, almost dizzying tour de force of storytelling. More than matching her acclaimed Fun Home for its blend of drama, poignancy, and humor, [...]