How Superhero Movies Made Comic Books Cooler (If Not Better)

Click to viewEverybody talks about how superheroes have come to dominate movies in recent years. These days, summer is spandex season, and it's only going to get more superpowered in the next few years. But the success of movies like Spider-Man 2, Iron Man and Batman Begins has had a huge effect on comic book… »5/15/08 12:00pm5/15/08 12:00pm

Movie Superheroes Whose Secret Origins Aren't In Comic Books

Hollywood often does such a bad job translating comic books to film, it's better to start from scratch. When movies create their own original superheroes, they can have the cool comic booky trappings, without the need to include/ignore/defile decades of print history. If it works (The Incredibles) you get something… »4/08/08 1:27pm4/08/08 1:27pm