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The Comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle BellA Place inside Yourself$
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Tahneer Oksman and Seamus O'Malley

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781496820570

Published to University Press of Mississippi: January 2020

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781496820570.001.0001

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Gabrielle Bell

Gabrielle Bell

Cometbus no. 57

(p.218) Gabrielle Bell
The Comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle Bell

Aaron Cometbus

University Press of Mississippi

From Cometbus no. 57, 2016; Reprinted by permission Aaron Cometbus; © 2016 Aaron Cometbus

Aaron Cometbus:

Maybe I’m idealizing it from the outside, but when cartoonists get together it seems like an unusually supportive scene.

Gabrielle Bell:

Well, it’s hard to relate to people who aren’t cartoonists when you’re spending all your time drawing comics and no one understands how hard it is. That’s really pathetic sounding, but if you’re a violinist or even a writer, there’s some respect for it. So we get together, and we’re the only ones that understand. Maybe it’s that way with other mediums, like with writers. But with writers there seems to be a lot of jealousy. There’s jealousy among cartoonists too, but there’s also camaraderie because we have less....

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