host picture

  | Bookmark and Share

Canada Reads

January 27, comics fans in Montreal gathered at the Drawn & Quarterly bookstore to meet Jeff Lemire.

He's the author of Essex County.

Sue Smith hosted the two-part evening.

The evening kicked off with Jeff discussing Essex County  and his journey to becoming the comics creator he is today.

Download Flash Player to view this content.

Sue's conversation with Jeff was followed by a panel discussion on graphic novels featuring arts reporter Jeanette Kelly, Drawn & Quarterly's head publisher and chief, Chris Oliveros, and comics creators Sherwin Sullivan Tjia and Matt Forsythe, the award-winning illustrator and comic book artist whose book Ojingogo won the 2009 Doug Wright Award for Canadian cartooning.

Download Flash Player to view this content.

cbc.ca/books/canadareads

  •