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Talking mental health in movies & comics, from MCM Birmingham

Jessica Ginting, Kibla Ahmed, and Rob Ayling talked about mental health in superhero stories from comics to the big screen, and you can watch it here

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More than ever before, mental health is being talked about in all facets of liife, including pop culture (we just covered Elmo's thoughts on the matter). Comic books and the movies that they inispired are no exception to this truth, as you'd know if you attended MCM Birmingham Comic Con.

That's where the panel Mental Health in Comics and Movies was held, featuring guest speakers Jessica Ginting, Kibla Ahmed, and Rob Ayling. But if you couldn't make it to the panel, don't worry; Popverse filmed the whole thing, and you can watch it right here.

Watch the Mental Health in Comic Books & Movies panel from MCM Birmingham Comic Con December 2023:

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Grant DeArmitt (he/him) likes horror, comics, and the unholy pairing of the two. He has written for Nightmare on Film Street and Newsarama, despite their better judgement. He lives in Brooklyn with his partner, Kelsey, and corgi, Legs.