October 7, 2016
Marvel Comics' Adaptation to Film Explored in New Book
The Texas Tech University library will host a Q&A panel about the book "Marvel Comics into Film: Essays on Adaptations Since the 1940s" at 6 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 13) in the Croslin Room of the library.
The book editors, Robert Peaslee, professor in the College of Media and Communication; Robert Weiner, pop culture librarian; and Matt McEniry, assistant librarian, will participate in the panel discussion. Paul Hunton, station manager at KTTZ-TV, will moderate the panel.
The book analyzes films such as "Transformers," "Elektra," "Ultimate Avengers," "Ghost Rider" and more. There will be refreshments, and books will be available for signing and purchase following the panel. Parking will be available in the lot south of the library.
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