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.
the poll below, so we can see how accurate these lists are.
1 – 10 – See List 1
11 – 20 – See List 2
21 – 26
- Character introduced in Tomb of Dracula #10 (July 1973) from Marvel comics.
- 1998 Stephen Norrington film.
- 1998 Michael Avon Oeming comic book.
- 2003 Paul Hunter film.
- 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.
- 1982 Dave Stevens character from The Rocketeer Adventure Magazine by Comico
- 1991 Joe Johnston film.
- A 1992 Dark Horse comic by Chuck Pfarrer and Howard Cobb
- A 1999 film by John Bruno.
27 – 32
The Addams Family
- The New Yorker cartoons from 1938 – 1988 by Charles Addams.
- A 1991 Barry Sonnenfeld film.
- Jean-Claude Forrest’s comic strip first serialised in the French V-Magazine in 1962.
- A 1968 Roger Vadim film.
- 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
- The Marvel character created by Steve Gerber and Val Mayerik (First appearing in Adventure into Fear #19 in 1973).
- A 1986 Willard Huyck film.
- The Dark Horse mini-series by Peter M. Lenkov & Lucas Marangon.
- The 2013 film directed by Robert Schwentke.
Le Transperceneige/Snow Piercer
- 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?