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Split-Level Dykes to Watch Out For (Dykes to Watch Out For #8)

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Big changes are set in motion when many of Alison Bechdel's best-loved lesbian gals find themselves on the move in this eighth cartoon collection.
Paperback, 136 pages
Published October 1st 1998 by Firebrand Books
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HeavyReader
Apr 30, 2008 HeavyReader rated it liked it
I think this is the last Dykes to Watch Out For collection that I read. I need to check out the ones that came after this one..

This book ends with all of the dykes moving all around town, all changing their living situations. Clarice and Toni's baby is now an elementary school kid. Time flies....

I wrote the following review for the Spring 1999 issue of The MSRRT Newsletter:

Alison Bechdel has done it again with her eighth "Dykes to Watch Out For" cartoon collection. As soon as I got my hands on t
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Julie Rylie
Oct 03, 2014 Julie Rylie rated it really liked it
Shelves: graphics
awesome as always!

This book is about changes...

Sparrow decides to start dating a guy that has a history for dating lesbians (?);

Ginger decides to buy the house they are living in and Sparrow moves in again with also the guy she is dating;

Sydney moves in with Mo because she has a lot of dept;

Clarisse and Toni move to the richest part of the city with their 5 year old;

Jezzana's father moves in with her after her mom died.

I think I never mentioned how great the dialogues on this books are. - the
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Misha
I’ve read bits and pieces of Bechdel’s comic books through the years, but never from cover to cover. Reading them as a novel works better and is more enjoyable than just reading the independent strips.

Everything is fair game in the satirical comic book about life in the nineties. Bechdel stabs at stereotypes, gender roles, racism, other "isms", and a slew of other subjects. Along with homophobia, Bechdel portrays heterosexism through Ginger and Lois, who rag on Sparrow about her choice to bat f
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Conor
May 18, 2016 Conor rated it liked it
Shelves: graphic-novels, queer
Overall pretty good. Was going to give it two stars, but the oblique newspaper headlines (e.g., "STEINEM SAYS GROPING BY BOSS OKAY IF HE'S A DEMOCRAT") bumped it up.
Davida
Apr 05, 2012 Davida rated it it was amazing
Brilliant and funny. Love this comic strip!
Misha
Jun 19, 2008 Misha rated it really liked it
Shelves: lgbt, comics
gotta love Alison Bechdel!
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Alison Bechdel is an American cartoonist. Originally best known for the long-running comic strip Dykes To Watch Out For, in 2006 she became a best-selling and critically acclaimed author with her graphic memoir Fun Home.
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Other Books in the Series

Dykes to Watch Out For (1 - 10 of 11 books)
  • Dykes to Watch Out For (DtWOF, #1)
  • More Dykes to Watch Out For (DtWOF, #2)
  • New, Improved! Dykes to Watch Out For (DtWOF, #3)
  • Dykes to Watch Out For: The Sequel (DtWOF, #4)
  • Spawn of Dykes to Watch Out For (DtWOF, #5)
  • Unnatural Dykes to Watch Out For (DtWOF, #6)
  • Hot, Throbbing Dykes to Watch Out For (DtWOF, #7)
  • Post Dykes to Watch Out For (DtWOF, #9)
  • Dykes and Sundry Other Carbon-Based Life Forms to Watch Out For (DtWOF, #10)
  • Invasion of the Dykes to Watch Out For (DtWOF, #11)

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