Here’s a video with Alison Bechdel where she describes her creative and composing process (and how much she relied on research and Google!):
And here‘s an interview with Bechdel.
Literary references to: Albert Camus, F.Scott Fitzgerald (and his The Great Gatsby),Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time; Homer’s The Odyssey; James Joyce’s Ulysses (which is the Latin name for Odysseus); Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest.
Definitions of key terms:
Here’s a glossary of terms to use when discussing the layout of comics/graphic memoirs.
For more on the famous 1969 Stonewall Riot read here.
For more on the early 1970s, President Nixon, and the Watergate Scandal read here.