Wonder Woman, the most recognizable female character in comics, became an iconic inspiration for countless women after her debut in All-Star Comics #8 in December 1941. As a worldwide ambassador of peace, she remains a figure of strength, beauty, and courage.
This positive image of a heroine readers could sympathize with and root for continued on in later years, gaining steam with the rise of feminism in the ’60s and ’70s. USPS Stamp of Approval on Comic Book Heroines
If you mean literally how did I sustain myself, it was a weird combination of taking good physical care of myself and drinking more than is perhaps strictly advisable. I don’t want to mythologize or glorify the difficulty of writing this book. Writing is just hard.
But this project was harder than the book about my father because I knew my mother would see it. And I knew there were other people waiting for it with certain expectations. No one was waiting for the book about my father, or expecting anything from it—I was completely free when I was writing Fun Home. But I had to write this second memoir with a huge boulder strapped to my back. Alison Bechdel, from this excellent, excellent Q&A conducted by Heather McCormack. (via libraryjournal)