List – 20 best movies adapted from comic books
Comic strips, manga, graphic novels and comic books turned into movies
- by Robin Bougie
I haven’t seen Watchmen yet, and frankly I don’t exactly know when I’ll get around to it. I have, however, watched a great many movies based upon the art form of sequential art, and have been reading comics fervently since I was in grade school.
What with Hollywood’s apparent lack of ideas and recent history of recycling and adapting anything and everything that ever sold more than a dozen copies off the “Hey Kids, Comics!”-stand, you’re probably hungry for alternatives to all of those shitty comic book movies. Yes, for every worthwhile effort, there are a dozen Ghost Riders, Catwomans, Howard the Ducks, and Superman IVs: The Quest for Peace. It’s enough to make one wonder if it’s even possible to use comics as a decent springboard for quality cinema.
Well, I’m here to tell you that it is, my friends. It is…
(What made Robin Bougie’s list? Find out on the full post “Twenty best movies adapted from comic books”)