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

Heritage Week 2015: Canadian history through comics

February 18, 2015Comic News

In honour of Heritage Week 2015, we have pulled together a list of new comics created by the Graphic History Collective and our friends that focus on Canadian history. Although these comics do not match up fully with this year’s theme (Main Street: At the Heart of the Community) we do feel as though there … Read More

Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle

February 13, 2015GHP News

The Graphic History Collective is pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle. The book is an anthology of comics on Canadian labour history produced for the Graphic History Project and will be published in 2016 with Between the Lines Press. The GHC, along with historian Paul Buhle, … Read More

Project #10: Kwentong Bayan: Labour of Love

January 20, 2015GHP News

We are excited to share the mini-comic version of Kwentong Bayan: Labour of Love, a community based comic book project created by Toronto-based artists Althea Balmes (Illustrator) and Jo SiMalaya Alcampo (Writer) in close collaboration with caregivers and supporters. This comic looks at the real life stories of Filipina migrant workers in the Canadian Live-in … Read More