Will Brooker

Director of Research in Film and Television, Kingston University

Will Brooker's PhD, a cultural history of the Dark Knight from 1939-1999, was published in 2000 as Batman Unmasked, earning him the title 'Dr Batman'.

His other works include Using the Force (on Star Wars fandom), Alice's Adventures: Lewis Carroll in Popular Culture, The Blade Runner Experience, the BFI Film Classics volume on Star Wars and various other books and articles.

He was regular film and television reviewer for the Times Higher Education magazine during 2011 and 2012, and is the first British editor of the Cinema Journal, publication of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies.

His next book is 'Hunting the Dark Knight: 21st Century Batman', for I. B. Tauris.