Adaptations: Major Deviations or Faithful

I’ve written a lot about adaptations. There are so many feelings that an adaptation due to its conversion from on medium to another. It’s often hard for a succeeding medium to surpass the original in quality. Then there is a unique situation in which a person comes to a story and it isn’t the original…

Adapting Comics to TV

I’ve talked about adaptations previously (and comic adaptations). I’ve even talked about why I think The Runaways would make a far better TV show than a movie, but I feel like I need to go into why I believe that comic adaptations are well suited for TV. Yes, there are certain arcs that can be…

Smallville

Comic Adaptation: Superhero TV Edition

There’s a new trend that has been sweeping network cable recently. Comics. Well, comic book adaptation to be exact. Now don’t get me wrong, there have been comic book adaptations on TV for years so the concept is nothing new. In fact, we tend to have a somewhat steady stream of one or two adaptations…

About Young Adult (YA) Phenomenon

Young Adult books have been around for a while. Movies have been made based off books for even longer. However, in the past decade we have seen a huge burst in the number of genre young adult projects that have hit the screen. Some work and others do not, but it’s hard to deny it…