Group of 7 #1
Artillery. That's what John McCrae signed up for. Medical was something he did back home in Canada. Poetry had always been his escape but In Flanders Fields changed all that. Besides, there was no escape from The War to End All Wars. And this War still needed a hero. Or seven.
To assist with classroom discussion and exploration, here are some helpful links to digitized primary source materials from the First World War. We encourage you to explore these websites further for additional information (and resources). Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about school visits and our interactive workshops.
Database includes digitized copies of all Canadian Expeditionary Force personnel files (soldiers, nurses, chaplains) as well as digitized files for many individuals who served in the Royal Newfoundland Regiment and Newfoundland Forestry Core.
Online exhibit and poster gallery that focuses on Canadian posters produced during the First World War.
Selection of digitized maps of Vimy Ridge, detailing Canadian operations during the First World War.
Group of 7: A Most Secret Tale nominated for Best Graphic Novel at the 2020 Sequential Magazine Awards.
Chris Sanagan awarded 3rd Place in Favourite Writer category and Group of 7 #5 nominated for Best Comic Book at the 2019 Sequential Magazine Awards.
Group of 7 #2-3 awarded 3rd Place for Best Comic Book at the 2018 Canadian Independent Comic Book Wiki Awards.
Group of 7 Comics is a publisher of creator-owned independent comic books based in the Greater Toronto Area and the home of acclaimed comic book series, Group of 7.
Our mission is to tell great stories.
Chris Sanagan is the writer of the Group of 7 comic book series. Non-comic book writing credits include articles for The American Archivist, Spacing Toronto and the Guelph Mercury Tribune.
Jason Lapidus is the artist of the Group of 7 comic book series. Prior to making comics, Jason taught art at the Royal Ontario Museum, and served as a Communication Professor at George Brown College.
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