Note to the readers: The best laid plans of mice and men. As you might remember, I provided a list of upcoming articles at the end of my first post. Unfortunately real life limitations means I can’t give the time I’d like to researching some of these topics. So instead of abandoning thing, I’ve said “screw it” and decided to provide what I can. So expect some surprises with upcoming articles…even I might not know what they are yet.
The Pitfalls Of The Franchise Comic: “Gritty” reboots – A feline case study
The basic concept of a franchise comic is pretty simple. You adapt an existing concept into a comic format and market it to people interest in said concept. What could be simpler? Well if it was so simple, adaptations wouldn’t have the reputation they do. See it turns out that in order to succeed a franchise comic has to dodge a veritable minefield of common problems which range from the marketing to the creative team. So in the second of our little series of articles I thought it’d be fun to check out some of my all-time favourite common pitfalls the franchise comic has to try (and frequently fail at) avoiding.
From the upcoming kickstarter funded movie "Kung Fury" comes a wonderful bit of media....
There are no words I can use to do this justice
Earlier today, a leaked camcorder recording of Batman Vs Superman; Dawn of Justice surfaced on the internet..... and it had a large dose of Frank Miller
It may not be Tuesday, but These guys are too good not to get a gallery up. The Gaspars over at October Toys have hit the ball well out of the park with Baron Dark and the skeleton I've named Bone Jangles.
Here's hoping for more in the not too distant future.
This week's Toy stacks coms thanks to Glenn Mumberson, Paul Arrowsmith, Matt Phillips and Simon J. Fenton. It's also a slight depature, as it's a look at some of the Clairecraft Statues that were based on the Discworld/
Tricky and Stu go through this weeks Transformers news, will you join them after the jump?