DISCON III PANEL: Why Won’t You Stay Dead?!?

Dec 18, 2021—5:30pm EST to 6:30pm EST

Location: Washington DC at the Omni Shoreham Hotel

Why Won’t You Stay Dead?!

Characters have come back from the dead so often in superhero comics that it’s become a running joke, sometimes cheapening the impact of the death in the story. Creators have come up with a wide variety of tricks to resurrect or otherwise return “dead” characters to life. Is it just lazy storytelling, editorial decisions driven by commercial reasons, or is it something inherent to the storytelling form and round-robin method of collaborative authorship of comics?
Forum Room, 5:30 pm EST