Making “Drawn to Change” Part 2: David Lester

October 27, 2016DTC News, DTC Process, News

As part of the Graphic History Collective’s efforts to inspire people to make their own activist art, we asked the contributors of most recent project, Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle, to explain and reflect on their creative process. David Lester is an artist, writer, illustrator, author of the graphic novel The Listener, … Read More

Making “Drawn to Change,” Part 1: Kara Sievewright

October 6, 2016DTC News, DTC Process, News

As part of the GHC’s efforts to inspire people to make their own activist art, we asked contributors to our most recent project, Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle, to explain and reflect on their creative process. We will be publishing the responses this fall as a series on our website, starting with … Read More

Drawn to Change Preview Series – The Tyee

September 13, 2016DTC News, GHC News

Last week – in honor of Labour Day – The Tyee ran a week-long preview series showcasing some of the work in our new comics collection, Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle. We were overjoyed with people’s positive responses to the previews, and so was the Tyee, so they collected them in one … Read More

Drawn to Change Tour – Spring 2016

June 14, 2016DTC News, GHC News, News

  We just wrapped up our Spring 2016 book launch/speaking tour to support the release of Drawn to Change. In traveling across Canada, we met a lot of wonderful folks and are humbled by the overwhelmingly positive response the book is getting so far. Thank you! Here is a quick recap of what we’ve been up to … Read More

Part II of Kara Sievewright’s Comic on Bill Williamson

March 25, 2015DTC News, News

The Graphic History Collective is pleased to announce that Part II of Kara Sievewright’s comic book for the Graphic History Project on Hobo, Wobbly, Mac-Pap Veteran, and Photographer, Bill Williamson, is now complete. Congrats, Kara!   Part II, along with Part I, will be featured as a complete comic book in the forthcoming publication Drawn … Read More

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

March 13, 2015DTC News, GHP News

We are pleased to announce the release of Project #12 of the Graphic History Project: “Working on the Water, Fighting for the Land: Indigenous Labour on Burrard Inlet” illustrated and written by Tania Willard (Secwepemc Nation) with co-authors Robin Folvik and Sean Carleton (Graphic History Collective). This new comic focuses on Indigenous labour and responses … Read More

Preview: “Working on the Water, Fighting for the Land”

August 7, 2014Comic News, DTC News, GHP News, News

A new Graphic History Project comic from artist Tania Willard, Secwepemc Nation, and the Graphic History Collective research and writing team of Robin Folvik and Sean Carleton. This comic focuses on indigenous labour and responses to the coming of capitalism and colonialism along Burrard Inlet, which flows through the unceded traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm … Read More

SORWUC Comic Book Teaser

May 7, 2014DTC News, GHP News

Here is a special teaser from an upcoming comic book on the history of SORWUC, a socialist-feminist labour union in Canada by the Graphic History Collective and the extremely talented Ethan Heitner. Ethan Heitner is a cartoonist and member of the editorial collective of World War 3 Illustrated, the radical comics magazine (http://www.worldwar3illustrated.org/). More of … Read More