Meet "Antifa Comic Book" Author Gord Hill aka Zig Zag

Venue

14 NE Killingsworth St
Portland
,
OR
97211
,
US

Important Venue Notes

14 NE Killingsworth St, Portland, 97211

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Description

A talk by Gord Hill the author of the recently released graphic novel, The Antifa Comic Book: 100 Years of Fascism and Antifa Movements. 

About the author: Gord Hill is a member of the Kwakwaka'wakw nation from what is now called the BC region and a writer, artist, and avowed anticolonialist/anticapitalist. He commonly adopts the name Zig Zag. 

His website is https://warriorpublications.wordpress.com/about/

His newest work is called The Antifa Comic Book published by Arsenal Pulp Press. http://www.arsenalpulp.com/bookinfo.php?index=483

About the book: The shocking images of neo-Nazis marching in Charlottesville, North Carolina in the summer of 2017 linger in the mind, but so do those of the passionate protestors who risked their lives to do the right thing. In this stirring graphic non-fiction book by the acclaimed author of The 500 Years of Resistance Comic Book, Gord Hill looks at the history of fascism over the last 100 years, and the concurrent antifa movements that work fastidiously to topple it.

Fascism is a relatively new political ideology and movement, 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, through 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.

Childcare will be provided Hosted by: Rose City Antifa https://www.rosecityantifa.org/