Saturday 26th August
London Super Comic Con / Panel Room 2
F. D. Lee (The Pathways Tree)
Sarah Millman (Heart of Time)
Mazin Saleem (Strange Horizons)
Matilda Dawes (University of Westminster)
Hosted by Joel Janiurek (Barbican Comic Forum)
How does reading comics help us create a sense of identity?
How do positive and negative depictions of people like us affect how we think and feel?
Is it possible for us to understand and empathise with characters who aren’t like us?
In what ways is the concept of “identity” helpful and in what ways is it unhelpful?