Author Topic: comic books only get a larger fan base after a tv show or movie?  (Read 125 times)

Offline matthew

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i was a big iron man fan. book was almost cancelled half a dozen times. the number one issue was only 50 bucks for a mint copy. then iron man the movie dropped, and iron man was bigger than the x-men ever were.



wtf.



p.s. not a fan of iron man comics anymore. the first 2 iron man movies were okay.







can any comic book property be big if done well?


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Re: comic books only get a larger fan base after a tv show or movie?
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2017, 11:50:32 am »
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can any comic book property be big if done well?

I see the same thing with books. I think any property can become big as a movie *if* it has a compelling story and that story is carried forward to the movie/TV adaptation. There are many examples of books/comics that were done *right* and were successful on film, and there are many examples of the opposite as well.

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Re: comic books only get a larger fan base after a tv show or movie?
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2017, 09:26:26 am »
I agree that turning a book or comic into a movie could make it more appealing as a written piece. This happens many times in many books turned movie stories.