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DOCUMENTARY PROMO FILM

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This short promotional film was put together for the 2007 FanExpo in Toronto. It features interviews with Mr.Comics Editor Ty Templeton, comedian/producer Rick Green. It gives a brief history of Hoverboy as an icon of the twentieth century, as well as the characters ongoing impact today. Click the image for the full promo (Quicktime required).

FANEXPO CLIPS

It's amazing the number of people for whom Hoverboy is a touchstone of nostalgia, and creative influence. Here's some great selections from convention attendees which will be incorporated into the featurelength documentary.

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Rob Goodwin, publisher for NASA Mission Reports, talks about how he came across Hoverboy in his research on acclaimed science-fiction pioneer Hugo Gernsback.

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Yannick Paquette, current artist on Marvel's Ultimate X-Men, talks about how the early influence of Hoverboy continues to influence his art today.

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Natasha Eloi (It Came from the Basement), discusses collecting and the value of Hoverboy action figure accessories.

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All images copyright Marcus Moore