PAX East '11: VIDEO GAME COMICS: Lifting The Curse LIVE!

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Video Game Comics: They have a bit of a stigma. That being, of course, that they are not typically very good. Newsarama's own editor Lucas Siegel sits down with Rob Chestney, Creative Services Manager at BioWare and writer of Dark Horse's Star Wars: The Old Republic, and Matt Miller, Lead Systems Designer at NCSoft, creators of the long-running superhero MMORPG City of Heroes to talk about the ins and outs of creating comics based on video games, and what can be done to make sure they improve.

Official Panel Description:

Video Game Comics: Lifting the Curse

Wyvern Theatre

Friday, 10:30am - 11:30am

Comic books based on video games have not traditionally been very well received. While some have sold well, most are at the bottom of the barrel when it comes to critics and direct market sales. How can the tide turn? What needs to be in a video game comic to make it worth reading? And could Video Game comics wind up being the savior of the comic book industry? Join representatives from across the comic book industry and moderator Lucas Siegel, Site Editor of Newsarama.com as they figure out how to remove the curse of the terrible video game comic.

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