Big Shiny Robot is hosting a screening at the Downtown Salt Lake Library in their state of the art auditorium of the classic 1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film!

It will be preceded by a panel discussion about comics and the indie comics scene in the 80s featuring a number of local notables in the field of comics and geekdom.

This is the first in what will be a regular series of FREE screenings and discussions at the library, hosted and curated by Big Shiny Robot! and we hope to see you all there.

It will take place:

Monday, November 18, 2013 

6:00pm - Main Library Auditorium

210 East 400 South; Salt Lake City UT 84111

Here's is the official blurb from the event:

A panel of comic experts will discuss the state of the comic industry today before addressing the rise of independent comics in the mid- to late-‘80s. They’ll focus specifically on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, before showing the classic 1990 movie based on the comic book.

 

Bryan Young, editor-in-chief of Big Shiny Robot! (geek news and reviews blog), will moderate the panel discussion.

 

The members of the panel are:· David Landa, Dr. Volt's Comics· Jeff Vice, Geek Show Podcast· Bryan Young, City Weekly / Big Shiny Robot!· Greg Gage, Black Cat Comics

You can get more info from the library here.

And here's the trailer to the film, which I still find to be one of the best superhero movies ever made.

 

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