The full video of the NYCC ’08 Panel on Our Gods Wear Spandex.

Panel at New York Comic Con on April 19, 2008 on the topic of Christopher Knowles’ book Our Gods Wear Spandex: The Secret History of Comic Book Heroes. Moderated by A. Davis Lewis, panelists include Christopher Knowles, Testament creator Douglas Rushkoff, Cairo author G. Willow Wilson, Virgin Comics writer Saurav Mohapatra and DC Comics legend Denny O’Neil. Panel discusses the archetypes of comic book superheroes, their function in modern culture and the future of the genre. Questions are also taken from the audience.

NOTE: I had a slip of tonuge and said “Holden McNeil” . I meant “Holden Caulfield”. You have been warned :)