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[The Unique Geek] Re: MARVEL COMICS
Tue Jun 23 20:00:36 2009
It really shows that we need to kick some butt in the comic scene with a
good solid character that is female for the male population to drool over.
Thanks for the reply
On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 4:22 AM, Ronald Methvin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Characters don't have to have big existing fan base to make a successful
> movie; they just need to be well written and directed with good actors -
> preferably pretty ones.
> Case in point, a norm girl in my office loved Iron Man - didn't even know
> he was a comic book character.
> Hancock made over $600M, and he wasn't even a comicbook superhero. Few
> people outside of comicbook devotees knew of Hellboy or The Crow before they
> became movies.
> Some say they aren't that many 'good' comicbook heroines - which, is valid,
> but, fine; instead of the Green Lantern being Hal Jordan, make it Jordan
> Hal. This may sound weird, but a lot of characters aren't totally
> contingent on their gender. Sure, Hulk - dude, Batman - dude, Captain
> America - dude, but I'm sure there arr lots of male characters that could be
> 'Starbucked' - granted, I can't think of any, but I'm sure they exist ;)
> --- On Tue, 6/23/09, James Peluso <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > From: James Peluso <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Subject: [The Unique Geek] Re: MARVEL COMICS
> > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2009, 1:38 PM
> > Personally I think the biggest pitfall
> > with heroine's in movies is there has not been one
> > that's fully developed with the appropriate cult
> > following. Look at all the hit movies that have come out
> > recently, Dark Knight, Iron Man, etc. All of them had very
> > strong character development and very strong plot lines.
> > Look at the heroin based movies that have come out; the best
> > example I can think of recently is Elektra. The character
> > was worked up in DD a little but, the character could not
> > support a movie on her own. There wasn't much interest
> > in the movie but, what can you expect from a comic book
> > character who was usually always a supporting role. (except
> > for the new Dark Reign Elektra series which is awesome).
> > Now if there was an actress with a strong enough screen
> > presence that could hold the role of Wonder Woman that would
> > be an unbeliavable movie with a huge cult following. They
> > would just a great screenplay and a origin story. This way
> > the first movie is a hit and she can be involved with what
> > seems like the status quo trilogy in hit comic based
> > movies.
> > I think a JL movie would be excellent.
> > I'm interested to see what Marvel does with Janet Van
> > Dyne in the Avengers movie or if they even include her at
> > all. I mean she is a founding member but, again she's
> > one of those characters that hasn't had her own run in
> > comics and was always supporting in the Avengers.
> > I wonder if Ms. Marvel would work as it's own seperate
> > movie.
> > --
> > JP
> > "He is able who thinks he is able" Buddha
> > "Keep moving Forward"
> > On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 7:44 AM,
> > Lorrie <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > wrote:
> > Just enjoyed the posts on Captain America. I wonder what
> > next will
> > come out of the closet of marvel comics to be brought to
> > life on the
> > screen. Are the rumors of a justice league still out
> > there? Or is
> > Australia still playing catch-up with the movie scene?
> > Loved
> > spiderman, batman, etc but I reckon some other characters
> > need a work
> > out. I would love to see wonderwoman make a come back.
> > Most of the
> > heroic characters I have seen so far are blokes.
> > Would be interested to see what other sci-fi geeks out
> > there think. :)
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