A multi-blog look at lists of “Movies You Didn’t Know Were Based On Comics” to see how true they really are.
Previous in the Obscure Comic Book Film Source Project I made a list of 26 “Films you didn’t know were based on Comics” lists.
Please do the poll below, so we can see how accurate these lists are.
1 – 10 – See List 1
11 – 13
- 1996 – 1998 manga serialised in Weekly Action Manga, part 2 of the Vengeance Trilogy.
- 2003 Park Chan-Wook film and 2013 US Remake.
- 2003 Homage (Wilsdstorm) comic book mini-series by Warren Ellis & Cully Hammer.
- 2010 Robert Schwentke film.
- 1994 Dark Horse comic book story serialised in Dark Horse Presents by Mark Verheiden & Ron Randall.
- 1994 Peter Hyams film.
14 – 18
Aliens vs Predator
- Aliens based on the creatures first appearing in Alien (1979).
- Predator based on the creature first appearing in Predator (1987).
- 1989 crossover story by Randy Stradley, Chris Warner, and Phill Norwood, and serialised in the anthology series Dark Horse Presents.
- Unmade film based on the comic.
- 2004 Paul WS Anderson film.
Cowboys & Aliens
- 2006 Platinum Studios comic by Fred Van Lente & Andrew Foley and Dennis Calero & Luciano Lima.
- 2011 Jon Favreau film.
- 1989 Caliber Comics mini-series by James O’Barr.
- 1994 Alex Proyas film.
- Based on characters from Bob Burden’s Flaming Carrot Comics.
- 1999 Kinka Usher film.
- 2005 Newspaper comic strip in The Guardian by Posy Simmonds.
- 2010 Stephen Frears film.
19 – 20
- 2005 comic mini-series from Top Shelf by Robert Venditti & Brett Weldele.
- 2009 Jonathan Mostow film.
- 1998 Oni Press mini-series by Greg Rucka & Steve Lieber.
- 2009 Dominic Sena film.
21 – 32 – see List 3
33 – 42 – see List 4
43 – 63 – see List 5
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