Alison Bechdel

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The Secret to Superhuman Strength was the most recently released book by Alison Bechdel, on May 4th, 2021.

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Alison Bechdel Stats: The highest rated book by Alison Bechdel on Book Notification is Fun Home, the first novel in the Fun Home series. The second-highest rated book is The Secret to Superhuman Strength (Secret to Superhuman Strength #1).

The most read book by Alison Bechdel on Book Notification is Fun Home, the first novel in the Fun Home series. The second most read book is The Secret to Superhuman Strength (Secret to Superhuman Strength #1).

Below is a complete list of Alison Bechdel books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Alison Bechdel is the Fun Home Series.

List of Dykes to Watch Out For Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Dykes to Watch Out For
1986
2
More Dykes to Watch Out For
1988
3
New, Improved! Dykes to Watch Out For
1990
4
Dykes to Watch Out For: The Sequel
1992
5
Spawn of Dykes to Watch Out For
1993
6
Unnatural Dykes to Watch Out For
1995
7
Hot, Throbbing Dykes to Watch Out For
1997
8
The Indelible Alison Bechdel
1998
9
Split-Level Dykes to Watch Out For
1998
10
Post Dykes to Watch Out For
2000
11
Dykes and Sundry Other Carbon-Based Life Forms to Watch Out For
2003
12
Invasion of the Dykes to Watch Out For
2005
13
The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For
2008

List of Fun Home Books in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Found Goddesses (With: Morgan Grey, Julia Penelope)
Found Goddesses (With: Morgan Grey, Julia Penelope)
1989
2
What Do Cats Dream? (With: Louise Rafkin)
What Do Cats Dream? (With: Louise Rafkin)
1999

List of Children's Books in Publication Order (with Ellis Avery)

List of Graphic Novels in Publication Order

List of Alison Bechdel Humor & Entertainment in Publication Order (with Louise Rafkin)

List of Interviews with Icons Books in Publication Order (with Brett Kahr)

List of Secret to Superhuman Strength Books in Publication Order

List of Conversations with Artists Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Charles M. Schulz (By: M. Thomas Inge)
Charles M. Schulz (By: M. Thomas Inge)
2000
2
R. Crumb (By: D.K. Holm)
R. Crumb (By: D.K. Holm)
2004
3
Howard Chaykin (By: Howard Chaykin, Brannon Costello)
Howard Chaykin (By: Howard Chaykin, Brannon Costello)
2011
4
Alan Moore (By: Eric L. Berlatsky)
Alan Moore (By: Eric L. Berlatsky)
2011
5
Will Eisner (By: M. Thomas Inge)
Will Eisner (By: M. Thomas Inge)
2011
6
Chester Brown (By: Eric Hoffman)
Chester Brown (By: Eric Hoffman)
2013
7
Seth (By: Eric Hoffman)
Seth (By: Eric Hoffman)
2015
8
Peter Bagge (By: Kent Worcester)
Peter Bagge (By: Kent Worcester)
2015
9
Michael Allred (By: Christopher Irving)
Michael Allred (By: Christopher Irving)
2015
10
Ed Brubaker (By: Terrence R Wandtke)
Ed Brubaker (By: Terrence R Wandtke)
2016
11
Peter Kuper (By: Kent Worcester)
Peter Kuper (By: Kent Worcester)
2016
12
Chris Ware (By: Jean Braithwaite)
Chris Ware (By: Jean Braithwaite)
2016
13
Jim Shooter (By: Eric Hoffman)
Jim Shooter (By: Eric Hoffman)
2017
14
Alison Bechdel (With: Rachel R. Martin)
Alison Bechdel (With: Rachel R. Martin)
2018
15
Ben Katchor (By: Ian Gordon)
Ben Katchor (By: Ian Gordon)
2018
16
Larry Hama (By: Christopher D. Irving)
Larry Hama (By: Christopher D. Irving)
2019
17
Steve Gerber (By: Eric Hoffman)
Steve Gerber (By: Eric Hoffman)
2019
18
Jeff Smith (By: Frederick Luis Aldama)
Jeff Smith (By: Frederick Luis Aldama)
2019
19
John Jennings (By: Donna-Lyn Washington)
John Jennings (By: Donna-Lyn Washington)
2020
20
Robert Kirkman (By: Terrence R Wandtke)
Robert Kirkman (By: Terrence R Wandtke)
2021
21
Jeff Lemire (By: Dale Jacobs)
Jeff Lemire (By: Dale Jacobs)
2022
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List of Alison Bechdel Anthologies in Publication Order

Alison Bechdel: Biography

Alison Bechdel is the author of the Dykes to Watch Out For series which currently consists of 13 novels. The Dykes to Watch Out For series started in 1986 with the novel Dykes to Watch Out For. The most recently released novel in the Dykes to Watch Out For series was The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For which was released in 2008. There are no upcoming novels for the Dykes to Watch Out For series.

Alison was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2014 for expanding the graphic novel's expressive potential in complex narratives that investigate the complexities of family relationships.

Alison Bechdel: Awards & Accolades

Bechdel's books have won multiple awards, Fun Home won the Stonewall Book Award, Non-fiction, in 2007. The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For won the Ferro-Grumley Award, Best LGBT Fiction Book, in 2009.

Alison Bechdel books have also been nominated for multiple awards, Dykes and Sundry Other Carbon-Based Life Forms to Watch Out For was nominated for the Ferro-Grumley Award, Best Lesbian Fiction, in 2004. Are You My Mother? was nominated for the Goodreads Awards, Best Graphic Novels and Comics, in 2012. The Secret to Superhuman Strength was nominated for the Goodreads Awards, Best Graphic Novels and Comics, in 2021.

Alison Bechdel: Lists & Other Mentions

  • The Secret to Superhuman Strength was a New York Times: 100 Notable Books in 2021.

Related Authors

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Alison Bechdel are:

  1. Stephen King, author of The Dark Tower Series.
  2. J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter Series.
  3. Sue Grafton, author of the Kinsey Millhone Series.
  4. James Patterson, author of the Women's Murder Club Series.
  5. Agatha Christie, author of the novel: And Then There Were None / Ten Little Indians.

Alison Bechdel: F.A.Q

What book awards has Alison Bechdel won?

Fun Home: Stonewall Book Award Non-fiction (2007).
The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For: Ferro-Grumley Award Best LGBT Fiction Book (2009).

What was the first book Alison Bechdel wrote?

The first novel written by Alison Bechdel was Dykes to Watch Out For, published in 1986.

What was the most recent book Alison Bechdel wrote?

Their most recently released work was The Secret to Superhuman Strength on May 4th, 2021.

Will there be any more books by Alison Bechdel?

Alison Bechdel does not have any upcoming novels with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Alison Bechdel written?

Alison Bechdel has written 23 books. 13 books in the Dykes to Watch Out For Series, 1 book in the Fun Home Series, 2 Short Stories/Novellas, 1 book in the Children's Books, 1 book in the Graphic Novels, 1 book in the Alison Bechdel Humor & Entertainment, 2 books in the Interviews with Icons Series, 1 book in the Secret to Superhuman Strength Series, 1 book in the Conversations with Artists Series.

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