Preview #12: “Working on the Water, Fighting for the Land: Indigenous Labour on Burrard Inlet”

March 13, 2015Comics, Drawn to Change, GHP

The following is a short preview, the full comic is published in the book, Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle, an anthology of Canadian labour history comics edited by the Graphic History Collective and historian Paul Buhle and published by Between the Lines Press in 2016. Working on the Water, Fighting for the Land: Indigenous Labour on Burrard Inlet … Read More

Preview #11: Coal Mountain: A Graphic Re-telling of the 1935 Corbin Miners’ Strike

January 29, 2015Comics, Drawn to Change, GHP

The following is a short preview, the full comic is published in the book, Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle, an anthology of Canadian labour history comics edited by the Graphic History Collective and historian Paul Buhle and published by Between the Lines Press in 2016. Coal Mountain by Nicole Marie Burton Bio Nicole Marie Burton is a comics … Read More

Preview #10: Kwentong Bayan: Labour of Love

January 20, 2015Comics, Drawn to Change, GHP

The following is a short preview, the full comic is published in the book, Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle, an anthology of Canadian labour history comics edited by the Graphic History Collective and historian Paul Buhle and published by Between the Lines Press in 2016. Kwentong Bayan: Labour of Love by Althea Balmes and Jo SiMalaya Alcampo Learn … Read More

Preview #9: The Days of Action

November 5, 2014Comics, Drawn to Change, GHP

The following is a short preview, the full comic is published in the book, Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle, an anthology of Canadian labour history comics edited by the Graphic History Collective and historian Paul Buhle and published by Between the Lines Press in 2016. Looking Back at the Ontario Days of Action A quirk of how we … Read More

Preview #6: Bill Williamson (Part 1)

May 20, 2014Comics, Drawn to Change, GHP

The following is a short preview, the full comic is published in the book, Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle, an anthology of Canadian labour history comics edited by the Graphic History Collective and historian Paul Buhle and published by Between the Lines Press in 2016. Bill Williamson: Hobo, Wobbly, Communist, On to Ottawa Trekker, Spanish Civil War Veteran, … Read More

Project #5: Flint Sit-Down Strike

May 15, 2014Comics, GHP

Stick and Stay, They’re Bound to Pay: The Flint Strike in Comics By Ethan Heitner Edited by Paul Buhle The storied Sit-Down Strike in Flint, Michigan has a special significance for today. Led in large part by left-wingers—Communist, Socialist, and Trotskyist alike—it was, more important, the most dramatic part of a movement that swept across … Read More

Preview #4: Battle of Ballantyne Pier

May 15, 2014Comics, Drawn to Change, GHP

The following is a short preview, the full comic is published in the book, Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle, an anthology of Canadian labour history comics edited by the Graphic History Collective and historian Paul Buhle and published by Between the Lines Press in 2016. The Battle of Ballantyne Pier By David Lester Written and illustrated by the multi-talented … Read More

Project #3: Suzanne Voilquin Socialist Feminist

May 15, 2014Comics, GHP

Suzanne Voilquin: Socialist Feminist By Linda Kelly Alkana, Lorna Alkana and Alex Alkana Growing out of Linda Kelly Alkana’s PhD research, this illustrated biography of Suzanne Voilquin provides fascinating glimpses into the life of a woman striving for equality and justice in the 19th century, charting a journey that took her to Egypt, America and … Read More