No Straight Lines: Four Decades of Queer Comics by Michael Fahy, Eric Orner, Carrie McNinch, David Kelly, Kris Dresen, MariNaomi, Craig Bostick, Jon Macy, Alison Bechdel, Robert Kirby, Justin Hall, Vaughn Fricke, Howard Cruse, Robert Triptow, Joan Hilty, Andy Hartzell, Maurice Vellekoop

312 pages first pub 2012 (editions)

nonfiction comics adventurous emotional reflective slow-paced


Queer cartooning encompasses some of the best and most interesting comics of the last four decades, with creators tackling complex issues of identity and a changing society with intelligence, humor, and imagination. This book celebrates this vibra...

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emotional 100%
funny 66%
informative 50%
adventurous 33%
dark 33%
inspiring 33%
reflective 33%
sad 33%
challenging 16%
hopeful 16%
lighthearted 16%
mysterious 16%
relaxing 16%
tense 16%


medium 60%
fast 40%

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