Kickstarter Spotlight – Parecomic – A Documentary Graphic Novel
It’s been a bit since I posted up a worthy Kickstarter project, but it seems Parecomic is the perfect one to kick this off again with. Written by Sean Michael Wilson, and drawn by Carl Thompson, Parecomic is about Michael Albert and his life’s struggle as a US left wing activist. The comics begins in the 1960’s with student demonstrations and lifestyle rebellions.
From the development of the anti war movement, civil rights, the woman’s movement, and the black panthers to the establishment of alternative media like South End Press and Znet. PARECOMIC shows us Michael’s story, and at the same time the ideas and issues that influence both our society and the better alternative that we can build via the anarchist influenced system of participatory economics. Or PARECON for short – hence the title for our book, which rather started out as a joke – but has stuck: PARECOMIC.
The comic book will be published by Seven Stories Press, a NY publisher who specialize in books on human rights, politics, social and economic justice.
Best Pledges: The pledges are a bit high, but the $20, $40 or $60 ones get you a copy of the book.