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HalloweeM 42: WeeM, The Universe, and Everything

October 26 – 29, 2017

Preregistration is now closed. Come to WeeM and, if you haven't preregistered, please register at the door. If you preregistered but your payment was not received by October 12th, you will have to register at the door and no discounts for which you may have qualified will be honored.

Program Details*

Title

“Backwards, in High Heels, and a Cape”: A History of Women in Comic Books

Description

Comic books have been published in the USA for 80 years, developing a fascinating modern mythology. Loaded with heroes & villains, monsters & miracles, they have both reflected the times & portrayed ageless archetypes. The success of blockbuster movies based on comics has catapulted characters out of their brightly-colored niche into stardom. We’ll blaze through a couple dozen Maids of Might & Sisters of Steel, discussing why some have become famous (or infamous). We’ll celebrate Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Batwoman, the Black Widow, & yes, Squirrel Girl. Join us for superpowers and spandex!

Presenter’s Name

Alan Baltis

Presenter’s Bio

Alan Baltis is an alpha geek, an app/website/database developer, author, & speaker. A collector, with 100K+ comic books, magazines, books, puzzles, games, CDs, & LPs. Been to 48/50 state capitols with wonderful M wife Colleen. In Ripley’s “Believe It Or Not” for hugging 833 people in an hour. Mensa member for 40 years, in for life. Won on Jeopardy in 2013. Favorite color orange, favorite food deep-dish pizza, childhood hero Doc Savage. Email alanbaltis@thesmartlife.com../images/email-regular.s.gif, friend him on Facebook!

Tentative Date Time

Saturday, October 28th 10:30 AM

*Note: The information above is a draft provided by the presenter and may be different in the WeeM Booklet.


Deadlines

  • Registration - The deadline (October 12th) for advanced registration has expired. Join the fun at WeeM and register at the door if you haven’t preregistered.
  • Excursions - The sign-up deadline for the Excursions was October 15th.
  • Vendor space - The deadline to submit the contract was October 13th.
  • Lodging - The deadline (October 20th) for the WeeM rate has expired.
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