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Friday, March 29 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Superheroes on Films

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Faster than a speeding bullet, superheroes have escaped from comics to films and found a whole new audience! How have they changed in moving to Hollywood – is there a formula, when is it worth breaking, and what should be done next? CE Murphy moderates Michael Abbott, Susan Booth, Kin-Ming Looi and David Tallerman.

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Michael Abbott

Eastercon programming archminion. Supremely talented Mike Nesmith impersonator.
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Susan Booth

I've been reading SF for 57 years, and fantasy for a little less. I remember hiding behind the sofa watching 'Quatermass and the Pit' and have been an active member of media fandom for many years, including writing both meta and fan fiction about films and TV. I was there for super... Read More →
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Ex-public school techie geek MBA turned management consultant (but, hey, don't let that fool you, I'm really an OK guy!). Main interests, in no particular order, Blake's 7, Babylon 5, (reboot) Battlestar Galactica, X-Men, Aliens, military history, fencing, airsoft skirmishing... Read More →
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David Tallerman

David Tallerman is the author of the fantasy novels Giant Thief and Crown Thief, both released in 2012 by UK publisher Angry Robot and to be followed by a second sequel, Prince Thief, later this year. The first issue of his comic book series Endangered Weapon B will be available... Read More →

Friday March 29, 2013 4:00pm - 5:00pm GMT
1 - Main Programme Cedar Court