Fascism is a relatively new political ideology, yet in its short history some of the greatest atrocities against humanity have been carried out in its name. Its poisonous roots have taken hold in every region of the world, from its beginnings in post-World War I Italy, through Nazi Germany, Franco’s Spain, and the KKK in America. And today, emboldened by the American president, fascism is alive and well again. At the same time, antifa activists have proven, throughout history and again today, that the spirit of resistance is alive and well, and necessary.
In The Antifa Comic Book, Gord Hill documents these powerful moments of conflict and confrontation with a perceptive eye and a powerful sense of resolve.
Full-colour throughout. Includes a foreword by Mark Bray, author of Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook.
- “An informative and fascinating graphic novel history of fascism and those who fought it.” –Vancouver Sun
- “A riveting and fact-based history that feels more important than ever . .. Hill utilizes the boldness of his graphic medium to venerate the struggle against bigotry, but despite this larger than life lionization, he grounds his story in truth and fact.” –Booklist (STARRED REVIEW)
- “This brightly colored, action-filled graphic narrative details the long, deep history of fascism and opposition to it . .. The book sounds the warning that refusing to recognize the threat and failing to respond physically means failing to learn from history. Even those who oppose Antifa’s tactics will find their perspective broadened by this graphic history. ” –Kirkus Reviews
Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press
Author and Illustrator: Gord Hill
Introduction: Mark Bray