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  • 1. Queer Comix presented by Douglas Davey for OOTS 2008

2. What are comics?

  • Print Material

Comics Not Comics 3.

  • Visual storytelling

What are comics? Tells a story with pictures Tells a story with pictures Jean-Paul Marat was a leading figure in the French Revolution. He was assassinated in his bath by Charlotte Corday. Tells a story 4.

  • Sequential storytelling

What are comics? Sequential Non-Sequential 5.

  • Common graphic conventions

What are comics? Panels Outlines Speech balloons 6. History of Queer Comics

  • Ancient depictions

7. History of Queer Comics

  • Progression of Queer Comics:
    • Underground > Indies / Imprints > Mainstream

8. Tom of Finland

  • Touko Laaksonen b. 1920, Finland

9. Howard Cruse

  • Founding editor ofGay Comix ( 1979)
  • WendelinAdvocate
  • Stuck Rubber Baby

10. Howard Cruse

  • Gay Comix

11. Howard Cruse

  • WendelinAdvocate(c. 1980s)

12. Howard Cruse

  • Stuck Rubber Baby(1995)

13. Los Bros Hernandez

  • Gilberto Hernandez b. 1957
  • Jaime Hernandez b. 1959
  • Love and Rockets(1980s)

14. Los Bros Hernandez Locasby Jaime Palomarby Gilberto 15. Los Bros Hernandez Hopey and Maggie 16. Alison Bechdel

  • b. 1960
  • Dykes to Watch Out For(late 1980s +)
  • Fun Home

17. Alison Bechdel

  • Dykes to Watch Out For

18. Alison Bechdel

  • Fun Home(2006)

19. Matt Groening

  • b. 1954
  • Life in Hell(1980s)
  • Akbar and Jeff

20. Diane DiMassa

  • b. 1959
  • Hothead PaisanHomicidal Lesbian Terrorist

21. Judd Winick

  • b. 1970
  • Cast member on MTVsThe Real World
  • Pedro and Me
  • Green Lantern: Hate Crime

22. Judd Winick

  • Pedro and Me(2000) ~ Pedro Zamora

23. Judd Winick

  • Green Lantern: Hate Crime(2001)

24.

  • Boys Love / Yaoi
  • Gei Comi / Yuri

Manga Shonen-Ai - Boys Love (BL)- Bishonen Yaoi 25. Mariko Tamaki

  • Skim ( 2008)

26. Gay Superheroes!

  • Northstar (first app. 1979)

27. Queer Superheroes!

  • The Watchmen by Alan Moore

Silhouette ,Captain Metropolis, Hooded Justice 28. Queer Superheroes!

  • Apollo and Midnighter (The Authority)

29. Queer Superheroes!

  • Also from the pages of the X-Men

Karma Anole Destiny Mystique 30.

  • The Advocate , Nov. 2008

Queer Superheroes! 31. Questions?