Website: BirdBun Theatre
Bio: Atlanta cartoonist Dennis Tucker has drawn Birdbun Theatre since February 2000. The strip first appeared in Rochester, New York, in The Empty Closet (the state's oldest continually published gay/lesbian newspaper), and has since been syndicated in papers nationwide, and on the web.
Tales From Birdbun Theatre #1, a 48-page compilation that won the Xeric Foundation award, is on sale now.
Dennis's partner is writer and gay press columnist Miguel Colón Ortiz.
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VELEZ AWARDED XERIC GRANT FOR TALES
[News, Posted 4/28/04]
The Xeric Foundation has announced its most recent grant recipients, and among them are Tales of the Closet creator Ivan Velez. Velez was awarded the grant to produce a collected edition of the series, which was originally produced for the Hetrick-Martin Institute in New York. The Insitute is home to the Harvey Milk alternative high school for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered youth.
The series, which began in 1987 and lasted nine issues, follows the lives of a diverse group of…