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"Why is the strange Mr. Zolock so interested in comics?" is a Canadian docufiction film, released in 1983. A documentary about comic books and graphic novels, the film features interviews with comics illustrators wrapped by a fictional frame story in which Monsieur Zolock (Jean-Louis Millette), an evil supervillain, hires private investigator Dieudonné (Michel Rivard) to investigate the cultural influence of comics as part of his plot to take over the world. The film won the Genie Award for Best Feature Length Documentary at the 5th Genie Awards in 1984.

  1. Yves Simoneau


  2. Marie-Loup Simon


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  1. Jean-Louis Millette

    Jean-Louis Millette


  2. Michel Rivard

    Michel Rivard


  3. Yves Desgagnés

    Yves Desgagnés

    Sombre portier

  4. Paul Colpron


  5. Jasmine Desjardins

    Achille Talon

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Original Language French

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