Tag: Spiderman

Casting in Film Adaptations

Film adaptations seem to be arriving in theaters daily. The Avengers, X-Men First Class, The Dark Knight Trilogy, and many more are just the most recent examples. Graphic novels seem to be a hot commodity in Hollywood right now. After all, 2013 is apparently the years of “comic books, remakes, and sequels.”   The upcoming film The Amazing Spiderman 2 certainly fits all of those categories.… Read more →

Superman: The Man of Many Failed Adaptations

Superman is not among the group of superheroes that have truly flourished in mediums outside of comic books. He is no recent blockbuster success like Spiderman or Batman, though many attempts over the years have tried and failed at bringing the most recognizable hero in the game to other forms of media. Why has Superman failed where others have succeeded?… Read more →

Graphic Novel to Novel: Mary Jane

There has been lots of talk lately on the blog about how novels are being transformed into graphic novels, for example young adult books like Twilight to Shakespearean classics. However, no one has pointed out how it can go the other way too. I can only think of this one example, but I am sure that there are many others… Read more →