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THE THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW CHALLENGE – Movies You Didn’t Know Were Based on Comics 3

The Obscure Comic Book Film Source Project.

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 – 20 – See List 2

21 – 26

5/24 lists.

Blade

Blade

  • Character introduced in Tomb of Dracula #10 (July 1973) from Marvel comics.
  • 1998 Stephen Norrington film.

 

Bulletproof Monk

BPM

  • 1998 Michael Avon Oeming comic book.
  • 2003 Paul Hunter film.

The Losers

The Losers

  • A 2003 – 2006 Vertigo comic by Andy Diggle & Jock, loosely based on the DC war comic characters from the 70s.
  • A 2010 film by Sylvain White.

 

Oblivion

Oblivion

 

The Rocketeer

Rocketeer

  • 1982 Dave Stevens character from The Rocketeer Adventure Magazine by Comico
  • 1991 Joe Johnston film.

 

Virus

Virus

  • A 1992 Dark Horse comic by  Chuck Pfarrer and Howard Cobb
  • A 1999 film by John Bruno.

 

27 – 32

4/24 lists.

The Addams Family

Addams Family

  • The New Yorker cartoons from 1938 – 1988 by Charles Addams.
  • A 1991 Barry Sonnenfeld film.

 

Barbarella

Barabella

  • Jean-Claude Forrest’s comic strip first serialised in the French V-Magazine in 1962.
  • A 1968 Roger Vadim film.

 

Hellblazer/Constantine

Hellblazer

  • A 1988 Vertigo Hellblazer comic starring  John Constantine (who first appeared in Swamp Thing in 1985) and currently the comic Constantine.
  • A 2005 Francis Lawrence movie Constantine.

 

Howard the Duck

Howard_the_Duck_Vol_1_33

  • The Marvel character created by Steve Gerber and Val Mayerik (First appearing in Adventure into Fear #19 in 1973).
  • A 1986 Willard Huyck film.

 

RIPD

RIPD

  • The Dark Horse mini-series by Peter M. Lenkov & Lucas Marangon.
  • The 2013 film directed by Robert Schwentke.

 

Le Transperceneige/Snow Piercer

le_transperceneige

  • The 1982 French comic by Jacques Lob and Jean-Marc Rochette.
  • The 2013 film by Bong Joon-ho.

33 – 42 – see List 4

43 – 63 – see List 5

Take the challenge:  How many did you know where based on comics?

~ DUG.

 

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