DRAWN & QUARTERLY
(W/A/CA) Valerie Plante, Delphie Côté-Lacroix
Valérie Plante stood up to the patriarchal power system of her city, took down an incumbent, and became the first woman elected Mayor of Montréal. This captivating graphic novel follows her journey from community organizer and volunteer to municipal candidate, and the phone call from the local social justice political party that changed her life forever. This origin story demystifies the path to success, simultaneously showing the Mayor's inextinguishable commitment to creating positive change in the world and educating about the vitality of political engagement.