Title: I Am The Night: A History of the Caped Crusader

Status: confirmed

Proposed by: Grant Watson


More than 70 years of comics, eight feature films, two movie serials, countless television shows - the Batman is one of the most iconic and effective pop culture heroes of the past century.

Why is the character so effective? What is the core appeal? Does Batman exist as a simple vigilante fantasy, or are there deeper themes at work? An examination of Batman in comics, in film and in television.

Room Notes:

Tags: Comics, Media, TV

Recording: (rights of use)

Confirmed panellists: Zoe Wadsworth, Damian Magee, Travis Johnson, Grant Watson

One additional panellist has been suggested.

Room: Montana A

Time: Thursday 9:30 PM

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