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5 comic book stories too dark for the movies?

October 10, 2013

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Are some comic book stories simply too dark for the movies? Ferenc has a look at five controversial storylines to find out…

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PLEASE NOTE: There are potential spoilers ahead. Check the name of the comic book storyline, and if you haven’t read it, skip to the next entry!

Comic book adaptations on film are everywhere. And I do mean, everywhere. The movie industry is churning out these productions at such a high rate, for two main reasons: there’s an established fan base to draw from, and then there’s the franchising opportunity. A comic book is not a singular event, in any fashion. It’s an experience, it’s a timeline. Timelines make a lot of money – multiple movie deals for just one character out of hundreds – and, there’s the failsafe: if it doesn’t work, you can just pick the next one.

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