The Near-Apocalypse of '09: Trauma, Heroism, and Apocalypse in the DCAU

Cityside 1 (MR 21-22)

Sunday July 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

The world was supposed to end in the 1980s. It didn't, and the 1990s were about dealing with that. In a world traumatized by near-apocalypse, the DC Animated Universe gave us superheroes--born in trauma, fighting apocalypse--and in the process, helped revolutionize American animation.