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Music and Comic Books Panel at Baltimore Comic-Con 2016

Baltimore Comic-Con 2016 Day 3: Music and Comic Books Panel

Comics might not contain music, but music can be a big part of comics. This panel discusses all the ways music intersects with comics – inspiration, background noise to help the writers, and as the subject of comics themselves. This is another one of those

Diversity in Comics Panel

Baltimore Comic-Con Day 3: Diversity in Comics Panel

Diversity in media and comics might be controversial on the Internet, but at Baltimore Comic-Con 2016 it was the most highly attended panel (not counting the celebrity panels). A segment of the writing staff from Pop Culture Uncovered led a panel discussing diversity in comics:


Baltimore Comic-Con Day 3: Interview with Ryan Fisher

Out of tragedy was born an all ages book to help both kids and adults deal with tragedy. Join me in my discussion with Ryan Fisher about his comic, Torchlight Lullaby, and whether we underestimate the ability of kids to deal with heavy emotions. If

Kevin Eastman at Baltimore Comic-Con

Baltimore Comic-Con Day 2: Kevin Eastman Spotlight

Kevin Eastman is responsible for creating the characters that ended up in the cartoon show I was obsessed with as a kid. I spent every dollar I could find on the toys. I saw all three of the 1990s movies. Later, as an adult, I

Michael Rowe Spotlight at Baltimore Comic-Con 2016

Baltimore Comic-Con Day 2: Michael Rowe Spotlight

Christy Blanch, who Comic POW! readers will know as the writer of The Damnation of Charlie Wormwood and the professor behind the MOOC that led to the redesign of this site, was the moderator for all the spotlight panels at Baltimore Comic-Con 2016. If you

The Pulp Roots of Comics Panel

Baltimore Comic-Con Day 1: The Pulp Roots of Comics Panel

As the first day of Baltimore Comic-Con 2016 came to a close, some comic writing luminaries got together to discuss how pulp fiction (the genre, not the 1990s movie) inspired them and set the foundation for the comic book industry in the USA.