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Friday, July 20 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
DC Comics Before Superman: The Pulp Comics of Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson

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This panel will kick off the premiere (at Comic-Con) of Hermes Press's new in-depth book by Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson (granddaughter of the creator of National Periodicals, the original name of DC Comics) that explores Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson's creation of one of the greatest line of comic books. The panel will begin with a video presentation focusing on the art, artists, and writers of National Periodicals while Wheeler-Nicholson was publisher and owner of the company. The panel features Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson (DC Comics Before Superman: Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson's Pulp Comics), who will talk about these early influential comics. She is joined by Daniel Herman (publisher, Hermes Press, Silver Age: The Second Generation of Comic Artists), Michael Uslan (executive producer, Justice League and Batman films), Trina Robbins (Pretty in Ink: North American Women Cartoonists, Babes in Arms: Women in the Comics During World War Two), and David Armstrong (co-producer of the animated pilotFrank Cho's Liberty Meadows) to talk about the Major and the art, artists, and writers who laid the groundwork for the superhero revolution in comic books.

Friday July 20, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Room 32AB

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