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On Graphic Novels: ‘Behind the Drywall’


In the film The Gods Must Be Crazy, the paradox of human nature is highlighted when an outsider steps into a foreign land.

Behind the Drywall is a new graphic novel by Calgary-based author Nikki Reimer and illustrator Andrea Mackenzie Engele. The book finds “the other” slipping into the intersection of economic prosperity brought on by one industry, and the repercussions of failing to respect history, all the while keeping a wary eye cast to the future.

On Wednesday, December 15, 2021, on Alberta Morning, CKUA’s Tony King spoke with author Nikki Reimer about what inspired Behind the Drywall, a book described as “a melancholic meditation on Mohkinstsis.

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