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Saturday, June 27 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Re-imagining the (Asian) superhero

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Now more than ever, comic book superheroes are the source for billion-dollar grossing movie, television and video game franchises.They are also overwhelmingly white, straight and male. The success of books like Ms. Marvel and Silk prove that Asian Americans can lead their own comic series, but how does that translate to other media?


Moderators
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Keith Chow

Founder/editor-in-chief, The Nerds of Color
Keith Chow is the founder/editor-in-chief of The Nerds of Color, a website that looks at pop culture with a different perspective. He also edited the Asian American comics anthologies SECRET IDENTITIES and SHATTERED.

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Bernard Chang

Artist/designer
Bernard Chang is an Asian-American artist/designer, best known for his work in the comic book industry and entertainment design. He currently draws BATMAN BEYOND for DC Comics, and his previous work include WONDER WOMAN, SUPERMAN, DEADPOOL, CABLE and SUPERGIRL. Bernard graduated from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY with a bachelors in architecture and was captain of the men's basketball team. Tony Fiorentino, former assistant coach of the Miami... Read More →
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Jon Tsuei

Jon Tsuei is a comic book writer whose work has been featured in the anthologies "Secret Identities" and "Comic Book Tattoo". He is also the co-creator and writer on "RUNLOVEKILL" published by Image Comics.


Saturday June 27, 2015 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Aratani Central Hall 100 Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012
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