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Navigating the Fandom Multiverse Panel at Wizard World Chicago

August 21, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm

Panel: Navigating the Fandom Multiverse at Wizard World Chicago
Date: Friday, August 21, 2015
Panel time: 4:30-5:15
Location: Room 14

Popular characters and fandoms are no longer limited to existing in one medium with one definitive version. The Spider-Man film franchise has been rebooted three times, Nick Fury wasn’t always a black man, and Jem and the Holograms are both a cartoon and a comic (and soon a live-action movie). This panel will explore how multiple media versions of the same characters and stories allow fans more choices and entry points to fandom, and what this means for those characters and the fans who love them.

For anyone who wants to Tweet about this panel, use the hashtag #FanMultiverse.

This panel is sponsored in part by the Chicago Nerd Social Club

Panelists include:
Keidra Chaney (writer/editor The Learned Fangirl),
Danette Chavez (AV Club contributor),
Andrea Hawkins-Kamper (Community Outreach Liaison Phandemonium Inc),
Anne Petersen (President Chicago Nerd Social Club)
Michi Trota (Uncanny Magazine managing editor)


August 21, 2015
4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
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Chicago Nerd Social Club


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