Best Comic Book Adaption

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  1. Criswell

    Criswell New Member

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    O.k Marvel Fans.......(and D.C) :cool: , what makes a good comic book film translation, and who has got it right????
     
  2. betterdan

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    Richie Rich with Space Jam a close second.
     
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  3. Shannafey

    Shannafey Don't Monkey With Me!

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    Spiderman 2 without a doubt! X2 was a close second!
     
  4. onebyone

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    What he said. I am also a big fan of Hellboy, but it wasn't nearly as good as these two.
     
  5. zombee

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    Dick Tracy
     
  6. Criswell

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    mmmmmmm

    Seems, to me the answers so far only highlight that making the transition is very difficult.

    I loved the colours of DickTracy, but the story was terrible...(not to mention Beatty). I loved the Split screen work in The Hulk, but again the flaws when it came to the nuts and bolts of the story were iffy at best. The "innocence" of Ritchie Rich became a rich boy sit.com.

    My dream is the upcoming production of Captain America (I know there was serial). But again when you think of it, it was a pretty unfair story........here's a dude with a 'magic'Shield against mortals.....and The Red Skull. So do you go the NAZI/Magic/Occult route like so many others have done, like Hellboy did??? Beacause if you did, then you automatically betray the books. If not it's a visual mismatch.

    Convcesaly if you try to humanise f/x driven heroes like X-men or Iron man or the one I REALLY love to see......THOR, you end up with a CGI mess......

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    So to me the Keaton Batman is the best adaption so far.
     
  7. BloodMan

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    Its gonna be Sin City come next year. :) Dunno who did that... DC or that other one or a totally different company, but it doesn't matter bcuz Sin City will be the best one ever. :)
     
  8. Kakihara

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    The Crow
     
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  10. Cujo108

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    Hulk is the best so far, followed by the original Blade.
     
  11. onebyone

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    Ooh, good one. Why didn't I think of that?
     
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    I Think Both Spiderman And Spiderman 2 The Way They Told The Story Of Green Goblin And Probably Hobgoblin In Spiderman 3 I Also Hope They Include Venom Or Carnage In Spiderman 3
     
  13. tobaccoman

    tobaccoman White, Proud, and Stupid

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    I still like the first two Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movies if those are included as comic adaptations. Howard The Duck is George Lucas' best film!!!! That's a wonderful comic adaptation. Spiderman was good, but it had a forced feeling on me like it was trying too hard (I haven't seen the second one). I love Blade 1 & 2, but haven't seen Trinity (Blade 2 is MY FAVORITE COMIC ADAPTATION along with Ichi The Killer). Which brings me to Takashi Miike's Ichi The Killer.
     
  14. 245Trioxin

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    My favorite comic adaptations were the original Batman (DC) and the original Punisher (Marvel) with Dolph Lundgren. I like the Blade movies too, but I felt Blade was one movie where i liked the movie better than the comic book. As a comic book hero, I always felt like Blade was weak and lacked substance. The movies, on the other hand, portray Blade as something more than just the one dimensional hero Marvel portrayed him as.
     
  15. thrashard76

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    X-Men
    Blade
    Spiderman
     
  16. I still enjoy and collect the old Dell comic book adaptations of movies from the fifties and sixties. Some Corman Poe movies were released among the titles. Pretty much
    any movie that was very popular was licensed by Dell for comic book adaptation. You can find them on ebay.
     
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    Superman: The Movie without a doubt forget Spiderman 2, X-Men 2, Hulk, etc not one of them holds a candle to this film.
     
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    tobaccoman White, Proud, and Stupid

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    Tales From The Crypt is pretty sweet albeit an unconventional adaptation!
     
  19. zombee

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    I agree with you about the colors of Dick Tracy, they are the film's strongest trait. I thought it really captures the feel of the comics, more so than any other comic adaption.
     
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    Yes, the Crow for me too, but only the first one, and even tho it doesn't really follow the comics, it still has the same spirit. I liked the spiderman movies, but something was missing in both of them and i don't know what. Just didn't make me that excited...

    And i would add the Spawn animated series - but to be frank i've never read the comics...

    And barbarella. it is an adaptation, isn't it?
     

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