Cover photo of Red Rosa

Graphic Histories: “Red Rosa” by Kate Evans

Erstwhile’s Graeme Pente continues the new review series of historical graphic novels with Kate Evans’s Red Rosa: A Graphic Biography of Rosa Luxemburg. Read the first in the series here. “Shamed, dishonoured, wading in blood and dripping with filth, thus capitalist society stands. Not as we usually see it, playing the roles of righteousness, of order,…

Graphic Histories: Trinity by Jonathan Fetter-Vorm

Erstwhile‘s Beau Driver kicks off a news series on historical graphic novels by reviewing Jonathan Fetter-Vorm’s Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb in the inaugural edition of Erstwhile‘s “Graphic Histories.” Last year, I had the pleasure of interviewing Ari Kelman about his and Jonathan Fetter-Vorm’s wonderful graphic history of the Civil War, Battle…

Remembering Pete Seeger on Labor Day

Erstwhile’s Beau Driver spotlights the folk singer, songwriter, and activist, Pete Seeger, in celebration of Labor Day and to commemorate the artist’s passing early this year. On January 27th of this year, the influential singer, songwriter, and activist, Pete Seeger, passed away. A great champion of labor and civil rights, Seeger was often outspoken against…