Alison Bechdel on Howard Cruse’s Landmark Queer Graphic Novel

For the 25th anniversary of Howard Cruse‘s powerful graphic novel, Stuck Rubber Baby, (which you can read an excerpt of here) Alison Bechdel reflects on Cruse’s impressive portrayal of his place in history. “Stuck Rubber Baby is a story, but it’s also a history—or perhaps more accurately a story about how history happens, one person … The post Alison Bechdel on Howard Cruse’s Landmark Queer Graphic Novel appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

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