As superheroes continue to win massive profits at the box office and graphic novels strengthen their literary credentials, the amount of comic book adaptation increase in turn. This year’s crowded slate kicks off on Friday with The LEGO Batman Movie. While the majority of these projects remain dominated by capes and tights, there is some cursory interest in exploring other aspects of the medium. What follows is an overview of 2017’s offerings loosely ranked by level of interest.
In addition to his work with Devo, Mark Mothersbaugh has also scored for films and television series like The Royal Tenenbaums, The Life Aquatic, The Lego Movie, 21 Jump Street, Rugrats and more. Details at EW
The internet is in a furor once again over a Marvel change to one of its most popular characters. Iron Man will soon become a 15 year old Black female. Comics has a long history of passing mantles and replacing old characters with new ones.So is this change really that drastic, or will it even last long enough to be mad about? Continue reading Legacies and Placeholders