No Straight Lines

Four Decades of Queer Comics

by Justin Hall

No Straight Lines

Hardcover, 308 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $35 | purchase

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Four Decades of Queer Comics
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Collects the best comics featuring homosexuality from the past forty years, including works by such authors as Alison Bechdel, Howard Cruse, and Ralf Koenig.

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Beyond Visible: LGBT Characters In Graphic Novels

It doesn't take anything away from Los Bros Hernandez's tender and intricate Love and Rockets and Terry Moore's epic love story Strangers in Paradise to note that both of those wonderful series, which involve lesbian relationships, are written by straight men.

In the anthology No Straight Lines, editor Justin Hall has assembled a stylistically and emotionally diverse sampler of underground comics by LGBT creators — the stories we tell ourselves. The worlds

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