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Friday, July 20 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Crossing the Border: Key Issues in Collecting International Editions of American Comics

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Dr. N. Scott Robinson (San Diego Mesa College and Globo Comico), Tim Bildhauser (international comics grader for CBCS and advisor to Overstreet Comics Price Guide), Tim Kupin (owner of Koop's Comics), Mikal Vollmer (San Diego comics professional), and moderator Duane Dimock (San Diego comics professional) will discuss collecting international key editions, variations in art/text due to translation/censorship, transnational recharacterization, deviations in character/story from the American comic canon, and experiences with international comic collecting with regards to how to collect, what to collect, and why to collect these comics. Attendees will be able to ask questions and see a variety of rare international comics from the Golden Age to the present. Attendees will see and hear about the original Spider-Man stories only published in Mexico where Gwen Stacy never died! Superman re-characterized with an Arabic name as Nabil Fawzi in Lebanon! The Indonesian Spider-verse with 11 different Spider-Man characters! The Turkish Conan the Barbarian stories where he met both Superman and Tarzan! The original stories/recharacterizations of Hulk and Spider-Man published in Japan!

Friday July 20, 2018 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Room 9

Attendees (28)