This week’s show features Chris Oliveros, publisher and founder of Montreal’s Drawn and Quarterly, one of the most respected publishing houses for comic book literature in the world.
Chris has brought to the world books from authors like Robert Crumb, Julie Doucet, Chris Ware, Kate Beaton, Chester Brown and Dan Clowes.
But eight years ago Chris left his job as publisher at D&Q to write and draw his own comic – his first in almost 30 years. It’s called “Are You Willing to Die For The Cause,” a work of journalism that tells the largely forgotten story of the real origins of the FLQ – the militant, violent Quebec separatist group that changed Canadian history forever.
Host: Jesse Brown
Credits: Tristan Capacchione (Audio Editor and Technical Producer), Bruce Thorson (Senior Producer), Annette Ejiofor (Managing Editor), Karyn Pugliese (Editor-in-Chief)
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