MN90: Nearly Famous Alison Bechdel

MN90: Nearly Famous Alison Bechdel

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In the late 1980s, Alison Bechdel moved to Minneapolis to work for the LGBT newspaper Equal Time. But in her spare time, she drew and elaborated on the comic strip she had begun in New York in 1983. Britt Aamodt looks at how a “nearly famous” artist was eventually able to give up her day job.