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Designs by Talon


Designs by Talon is a costuming company based in Austin Texas. We specialize in creating asian period attire but also skilled in a broad range of other genres including renaissance, fantasy and superhero.

 


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FRI 1:00p.m.: Queers and Capes: Historical Representation of the LGBT in the Superhero Genre (45 mins.)

Room: LALIQUE II [Ballroom Level] Rated: Teen


Produced By: Designs by Talon

Speaking: Frank Hui; Rick Gonyo


LGBT characters in the superhero genre can be charted over just the past forty years. However during that short period of time their presence in the mainstream has vastly expanded-often reflecting the growth of society's attitudes. Presented is a comprehensive overview of how that representation has evolved not only in comics but across multiple media including film, television and literature.


Category: Discussion Panel




SUN Noon: Queers and Capes: Historical Representation of the LGBT in the Superhero Genre (45 mins.)

Room: BEL-AIR 2/3 [Lobby Level] Rated: Teen


Produced By: Designs by Talon

Speaking: Frank Hui; Rick Gonyo


LGBT characters in the superhero genre can be charted over just the past forty years. However during that short period of time their presence in the mainstream has vastly expanded-often reflecting the growth of society's attitudes. Presented is a comprehensive overview of how that representation has evolved not only in comics but across multiple media including film, television and literature.


Category: Discussion Panel