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Martin Powell




Martin Powell has written many of the most popular characters in the industry, including Superman, Batman, Popeye the Sailor, and Tarzan of the Apes, in comics and in prose, for Disney, Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, among many others. Nominated for the prestigious Eisner Award for his work with Sherlock Holmes, he is also the creator of The Halloween Legion, a nominee for the Stan Lee Excelsior Award, and his Tall Tale of Paul Bunyan won the coveted Moonbeam Golden Award for Best Children’s Graphic Novel.  As the author of almost a dozen different ERB online comics series, and the critically acclaimed Jungle Tales of Tarzan graphic novel published by Dark Horse, Powell has written more Edgar Rice Burroughs characters than any other contemporary writer.  In 2017, he received the coveted Golden Lion Award for his on-going contributions to the legacy of Edgar Rice Burroughs.  His newest children’s books, Private Eye Princess and the Emerald Pea and Rapunzel vs. Frankenstein, twist familiar fairy tales into original adventures for 21st Century readers.

Name of Event
4:00 PM
M - Plaza Ballroom A
UFO, Paranormal and Fortean Phenomena
5:00 PM
CC - Ballroom E
Opening Ceremonies
6:00 PM
M - Plaza Ballroom C
Writing for Pop Culture
10:00 AM
M - Plaza Ballroom C
UFO: The Closest Encounter

Private Eye Princess and the Emerald Pea: A Graphic Novel

Far Out Fairy Tales


Rapunzel vs. Frankenstein: A Graphic Novel

Far Out Fairy Tales

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