If you still need evidence to convince your peers that comics are awesome and are more than just mindless ink on paper, look no further than Comics and Social Change: with Marjorie Liu, Dan Parent, Ellen Forney, Stephanie McMillan, and Riva Hocherman. Moderated by DC Comics/Vertigo editor Joan Hilty. (Sunday, November 18, 1 p.m., Centre Gallery (Building 1, 3rd Floor, Room 1365). Liu and Parent are particularly known for writing or downright introducing gay characters into Marvel comics and Archie respectively, while the other authors make their own connections between comics and broader social issues.
Sun., Nov. 18, 1 p.m., 2012