When it comes to comic book adaptation most people think of the MCU as the blueprint when it comes to creating a successful adaption simply because of the box office success they have had as well as the cult like following they have. This has caused so many other comic adaptations to try and go […]
Lost in Translation
One of the hardest things to do is successfully adapt a novel or comic book into a film. The process involves far more than simply taking what is on the pages in front of you and putting it on to a screen. Translation from text to visuals is a very delicate procedure, and if not […]
Is it a Game or a Comic? Well, it’s Both
Metal Gear Solid is actually a game series, two of the games have been adapted into a full blown comic, but there is one game that mixes up their mechanics. MGS: Peace Walker uses the regular mechanics for an MGS game, but the cut scenes are completely in a comic book style (possibly because this […]
Did Maximum Ride Really Need A Graphic Novel?
When I was younger, I spent…a lot of time standing in the manga section of Books-A-Million just deciding what issue of the most popular manga I wanted. And since I spent a good chunk of time just looking at the books, I often noticed a new trend in the Manga/Graphic Novel section: graphic novel adaptations […]
TV Shows Becoming Comics?
Don’t worry. You read that title correctly. Books are turned into movies. TV shows become movies. Poems become songs. “Vines” are turned into a book. ? We’ve all heard of comics being turned into TV shows such as Riverdale, The Flash, The Walking Dead, and so many more. However, some fans of different TV shows have taken it upon […]
Why do we crave the gory and dreadful?
In recent years, there has been an increasing amount of comic book adapted television shows that are aired throughout the week. Each month seems to bring titles from years past with the adaptations catching the viewers attention, all the while allowing them to see many beloved comics in real life action. Within this increase of popular […]
Tripping over Adaptations of the DC Universe
In the past few years, we’ve seen a huge surge in popularity towards the comic book universes, particularly where Marvel and DC are concerned (sometimes it’s easy to forget there are others, it’s just that those two are big, loud and rich). Of course, these comics have always held a strong cult following, and are […]
Y’all, I’ve Got a Question.
The Question I’ve seen every single MCU movie except for Thor Ragnarok. I’ve seen Watchmen and I’ve seen the Dark Knight Trilogy and DC’s Justice League bundle of movies except for the titular Justice League. I’ve experienced almost every popular movie adaption so I’ve only got one question. Why do some movie adaptations of graphic […]