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EightSquared is the 2013 UK National Science Fiction Convention in Bradford - 29th March to 1st April.

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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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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, English Civil War re-enactment, beer, PC, mobile and wireless technology, complexity theory.
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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 hero comic books at the start of the Silver Age and have read comics on and off ever since. My first convention was Seacon '79. I attempt pro fiction. Surely that's... 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 in Free Comic Book day on May 4th, with a collected edition to follow soon after. | | David's short horror, fantasy and science fiction has appeared in over fifty... Read More →

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