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
We are very excited to release the fourth comic from the Graphic History Project, The Battle of Ballantyne Pier: An Injury to One is an Injury to All! Written and illustrated by the multi-talented David Lester, the comic examines the history of longshore work and the violent events that unfolded in 1935 on the waterfront … Read More
The newest offering from the Graphic History Project is the graphic biography of Suzanne Voilquin, a French utopian socialist feminist who, even while facing challenges in her own life, continuously pushed boundaries. Although her political and intellectual engagement had multiple points of interest, one of her main goals was to “prove that women could succeed.” … Read More
Check out Project #2 of the The Graphic History Project by artist Khris Soden and journalist Sarah Mirk: Portland’s Black Panthers. Full comic book available here.
Thanks, Canadian Dimension! http://canadiandimension.com/articles/5638/
Thanks, Rabble.ca! http://rabble.ca/books/reviews/2013/10/dreaming-what-might-be-examines-contentious-history-early-labour-organizations
Dreaming of What Might Be: The Knights of Labor in Canada 1880-1900, a finely-crafted, historically informed and sensitive comic in itself, offers a magnificent beginning in what is certain to be a landmark project in comic art treatments of labour and working people’s lives and experiences, past and present. Paul Buhle, editor of A People’s … Read More
Illustrate! Educate! Organize! The Graphic History Collective (GHC) is pleased to announce the launch of their new comic book about the Knights of Labor in Canada called Dreaming of What Might Be: The Knights of Labor in Canada 1880-1900.
We are pleased to announce that Julia Smith has joined the Graphic History Collective. Julia is a PhD candidate at Trent University studying the history of bank worker unionization in Canada in the postwar period. Julia helped write and research for the GHC’s soon-to-be-revealed new graphic history, Dreaming of What Might Be: The Knights of … Read More
The Graphic History Collective is pleased to announce that Between the Lines Press is offering a FREE enhanced e-book version of “May Day” will come with every order. The e-version has original sketches and special features. Also, remember that until May 31, bulk orders (for conferences, classrooms, union locals, literature departments, and libraries etc.) gets … Read More