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Committed: Peter Bagge’s “Woman Rebel”

101513_womanrebel2_smIt’s hard for me to describe my excitement about Peter Bagge’s newest offering Woman Rebel: The Margaret Sanger Story (published by Drawn & Quarterly) without underplaying it somehow. For months I anticipated it, wondering if it would be as good as it promised, as good as I hoped. I had no way of knowing how Bagge would handle or approach telling the story of this pioneer of women’s rights and birth control, or if he would be up to the task, but I dearly hoped he would. Today I was finally able to read it and it does not disappoint. I am absolutely delighted to be able to write about this book and grateful to Peter Bagge for providing a fantastic depiction of a female (and human) role model, and an excellent example of the kind of complexity and excitement which the comic book genre is so very suited to. Continue Reading »

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