Events & Opportunities

March 16, 2022

Consider This with David F. Walker and Douglas Wolk

Our 2022 Consider This series, American Dreams, American Myths, American Hopes, continues on March 16 with a conversation about comics. Comic books, and especially the superhero comics of Marvel and DC, have embodied the hopes and fantasies of many Americans for nearly a century, and the myriad media arising from them have come to comprise a uniquely American mythology.

Our guests for this conversation are David F. Walker, a comic book writer, filmmaker, journalist, and educator whose work includes Bitter RootNaomi, and The Black Panther Party: A Graphic Novel History, and Douglas Wolk, a pop culture critic and author of Reading Comics and All the Marvels, for which he read some 27,000 Marvel comic books. Writer Courtenay Hameister will moderate the program.

7:00 p.m. Pacific, Alberta Rose Theatre, Portland