Captain America Event

Comic Book researcher David Pace and Film researcher Justin Camilleri will give an insight into how Captain America was Marvel Comics' most popular character during the 1940s wartime period, how the first Avenger was one of the most powerful forms of communication and moral support for U.S Troops during World War II. Both speakers will delve into how he was reinvented by Marvel Comics for the 1960s hippie era, his influences on other superheroes like Captain Britain, The Red Guardian and D.C comic’s Red Star (both Russian characters) and his enduring popularity as a result of the films success. To spice up the afternoon there will also be a Captain America quiz, with the opportunity to win great prizes. So quiz participants keep your eyes open for clues! The event is also being supported by The U.S Embassy, Eden Cinemas, Giotto restaurant – St Julians and DESA. Entrance is Free however limited seating is available. Booking is recommended either through email or an sms to 99454066, or log in