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Ho Che Anderson Collection
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- Anderson, Ho Che
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26 cm of textual records.
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Name of creator
Ho Che Anderson is a Toronto-based cartoonist who has created numerous graphic novels, including King: A Comics Biography of the Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr.; Godhead, a science fiction action-adventure; and Sand & Fury, a horror thriller. Active since the 1990s, Anderson has published with Fantagraphics, DC, Dark Horse, and Marvel, among others.
Anderson was born in London, England and was named after the Vietnamese and Cuban revolutionaries Ho Chi Minh and Che Guevara. Anderson began producing comics in the mid-1980s, training with Vortex Comics (Toronto, ON) and then moving on to publication with Fantagraphics (Seattle, WA). Anderson has also worked as a reporter for The Toronto Star, commercial/editorial artist, and filmmaker. Anderson studied film production at the Toronto Film School and Sheridan College. He has directed an animated short, “Governance,” for the National Film Board of Canada.
Scope and content
Collection consists of scripts and artwork from two of Ho Che Anderson’s comics: I Want to Be Your Dog (an erotic comic originally published in five issues from 1990-1991 and later released as a collected edition in 1996) and Miles from Home (published as a digital edition in 2013).
Content warning: Collection features sexually explicit materials, including records which depict sexual assault.
Immediate source of acquisition
Material was donated by Ho Che Anderson in August 2022.
Collection is arranged in two series:
Series 1: I Want to Be Your Dog materials.
Series 2: Miles from Home materials.
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See also Ho Che Anderson’s collection of original art for King: A Comics Biography of Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum.
Further accruals are expected.
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G. Dunks, 2023.