DRAWING THE LINES
New comic commemorates iconic 1919 strike.
The Winnipeg General Strike is being brought to vivid life in a new graphic novel that explores the 1919 labour-rights milestone from an anti- capitalist point of view.
Published by Between The Lines, a Toronto-based publisher devoted to “equitable social change,” 1919: A Graphic History of the Winnipeg General Strike
was produced by the Graphic History Collective and David Lester.
Founded in 2008, the Graphic History Collective is a group of activists, artists, writers, and researchers passionate about comics, history and social change.
Its other graphic novels include May Day: a Graphic History of
Protest in Canada, and Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working Class Struggle.