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Jeff Lemire's new graphic novel Frogcatchers is a 'meditation on getting old, memory and childhood'

Award-winning cartoonist Jeff Lemire talks about the inspiration for his new graphic novel and how he feels about his work being adapted for the screen.
Award-winning cartoonist Jeff Lemire talks about the inspiration for his new graphic novel and how he feels about his work being adapted for the screen. 15:51
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Jeff Lemire's new graphic novel Frogcatchers is an intimate, personal and surreal story — but it comes at a time when the award-winning cartoonist's profile is rising.

Lemire has about 10 screen adaptations of his work in development, including a CBC TV adaptation of his book Essex County and a screen adaptation of his superhero comic book series Black Hammer

Frogcatchers is a comic by Jeff Lemire. (Jaime Hogge, Simon & Schuster Canada)

He joined q's Tom Power live in studio to talk about the inspiration for Frogcatchers and how he balances collaboration with very personal work.

— Produced by ​Chris Trowbridge

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