Insane '80s Space Fantasy Comic Dreadstar Is Also Getting A Movie

Huh. Jim Starlin's cult favorite comic Dreadstar, published back in the '80s under Marvel's creator-owned imprint Epic, is inexplicably — but happily! — coming to the big screen. We wen'te expecting this, but it's definitely good news. » 4/09/14 1:40pm 4/09/14 1:40pm

Which Fantasy Was Too Heavily Sanitized For Mainstream Audiences?

Mention "Disneyfication" and everybody knows what you're talking about. But the phenomenon of sanding all the rough edges off fantasy stories goes way further than cartoons, into every area of pop culture. What's the most horrible case where a fantasy lost all its darkness or complexity, to make it more popular? » 4/08/14 2:17pm 4/08/14 2:17pm