Nerd Nite

A Field Guide to Super Villains

December 30, 2015

What do Cobra Commander, Dr. Zaius and The Rhino have in common? They're all super at being villains. Based on Kevin Maher's presentation at Nerd Nite NYC in December 2015, you'll learn defining traits of archetypal super villains in pop culture, with a focus on physicality, vocal characteristics, coded mannerisms & intelligence. From early comic books to recent blockbusters, Maher looks at how these bad guys compare to the ideal masculinity embodied by boring Alpha Males like Aquaman.