GHC article in the Bulletin of the Canadian Historical Association

June 16, 2014GHC News, News

The Graphic History Collective recently published an article on comics and history in Issue 40.1 (2014) of the Bulletin of the Canadian Historical Association/Société historique du Canada (CHA/SHC). The article is called “Getting Graphic with the Past: Comics and Radical History” and you can read it here:  Getting Graphic with the Past   For more … 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

We’re celebrating our anniversary!

April 22, 2014GHC News, News

Five years ago, the Graphic History Collective came together to publish May Day: A Graphic History of Protest. We had our launch party on May 1st at Rhizome Cafe, a wonderful venue we all miss.   Since becoming a collective we’ve learned a tremendous amount, not only about comics and history, but also how to … Read More

Bill Williamson (Part 1) by Kara Sievewright

April 4, 2014GHP News

We’re excited to announce that Part 1 of Kara Sievewright‘s new comic, Bill Williamson: Hobo, Wobbly, Communist, On to Ottawa Trekker, Spanish Civil War Veteran, Photographer, is now available online. Extensively researched by Kara, the story grows out of two letters Williamson wrote in the 1980s and two interviews with him recorded by the London … Read More

“We Want Our Land”: A 1976 Stó:lō Land Claims Negotiations Comic

March 13, 2014Comic News, News

SFU PhD Candidate Madeline Knickerbocker has written a great article contextualizing a very cool piece of comics art about Stó:lō land claims that she found in the archives. Her write-up and the comic can be viewed here:  http://www.champlainsociety.ca/we-want-our-land-a-1976-stolo-land-claims-negotiations-comic/ Madeline Knickerbocker is a PhD candidate in the Department of History at Simon Fraser University. Her forthcoming … Read More