[comics] Louis’ Toons — interview with Chester Brown as he wraps up his comic book biography of Louis Riel. ‘…is a comic book able to carry the complicated portrait of a life? Ultimately, yes. Brown has winnowed Riel’s story into a fast-paced tale that, despite its relatively slim page count, contains about the same amount of detail as one might find in a cinematic biopic. The result is a story that entertains as well as informs, and it would make an excellent addition to the curriculum of high-school history classes. Apart from its academic value, it’s a great read, an accessible pop work…’ [Related: Preview of Louis Riel | via Pete’s Organic Link Farm]
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