O’Neil, Uslan, Foglios, DeFalco Go Public
People really are taking this comics stuff seriously. This Saturday, October 13, at 7 p.m. at the Montclair Art Museum as part of their "Reflecting Culture: The Evolution of American Comic Book Superheroes exhibition," there will be a lecture on "Superheroes and Society," moderated by Michael Uslan, executive producer of Batman and Batman Begins; with Danny Fingeroth, author of Superman On the Couch: What Superheroes Really Tell Us About Ourselves; ComicMix columnist Dennis O’Neil, and Tom DeFalco, former editor in chief of Marvel Comics. $12 for memebers, $16 for non-members.
Meanwhile, the Association for Computing Machinery at the University of Illinois is hosting its 13th annual computing conference on October 12–14, with guests Phil and Kaja Foglio speaking on a panel entitled: "I can haz money now? Successfully Reengineering Traditional Comic Publishing For The Web," where they will be discussing, what else, Girl Genius.