Check out photos from our first Reporting Back exhibit with the Illinois Humanities Council and Attitude 7! And mark those calendars for our final presentation May 18 at Film Row Cinema, 1104 S Wabash… Continue reading
Our latest project will get a proper unveiling March 16 when we present a graphic journalism exhibit of neighborhood portraits and Humboldt Park stories at Cup and Spoon, 2415 W. North Ave. The exhibit is… Continue reading
Illustrated Press and writer/reporter Darryl Holliday have been honored with a 2015 Studs Terkel award for their innovative style of illustrated, street-level journalism since 2011. The award was given to “four distinguished Chicago… Continue reading
We’re very happy to have been part of Convicted in Cook, a new collaborative project featuring five years worth of data on convictions in Chicago. Illustrated Press artist Jamie Hibdon illustrated art for… Continue reading
We’re very happy to announce our upcoming book and our new publisher! “Kedzie Avenue” takes a full-length look at everyday life on a single street in Chicago. Drawing on a year’s worth of… Continue reading
Homeless folks in Chicago face many of the same challenges as low- to no- income people around the world. But city officials took those troubles one step further by constructing steepled anti-homeless barricades… Continue reading
Our short comic “Longstreet” is featured this week in New City, Chicago’s only locally owned and operated cultural weekly. The comic was edited by Ivan Brunetti for the weekly Linework column. Yes. Ivan Brunetti.
How comics journalism brings stories to life Chicago’s Illustrated Press is at the forefront of a burgeoning movement The Stingley story is just one example of a striking body of comics journalism that… Continue reading
Our recent comics journalism story “How to Survive a Shooting” has won 1st place for a 2014 Association of Alternative Newsmedia award. The nomination is for “Innovation/Format Buster” in the Outside-the-Box category. Much thanks… Continue reading
Jamie Hibdon is a cartoonist and wandering brush-for-hire. When not working with the Illustrated Press, his work can be found in his ongoing anthology, Lingua Franca Comics. He lives in Chicago.
Let’s Get Working is a three-day festival celebrating the legacy of Studs Terkel, revisiting his work and tracing his influence through oral histories, film screenings, performances, art installations, storytelling, and community dialogues. In addition… Continue reading
Have no fear, friends! We’ve got more stories, a second book and more events all coming your way. More details soon
Thanks to David Plier for inviting us to the studio for an interview on WGN radio.