What's The Best Comic-Book Adaptation Ever?

The Avengers? The Dark Knight? Weird Science?! Picking a page-to-screen winner isn't easy. But then, neither is CGI.In Fast Company's September issue, we speak with Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman to hear how he took America's favorite flesh-eating zombies from the pages of comic books to millions of digital devices around the world for the hit TV show. This got us thinking: Of all the many, many comic-book adaptations that have lit up screens big, small, and pocket-size over the decades, which one is the absolute best?Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

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As Comic Book Industry Grows, Smaller Publishers Learn to Adapt

Midtown Comics in New York. Movie and TV adaptations have fueled growth in the comic book industry: Sales in 2018 rose $80 million from the previous year. Continue reading at The New York Times

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New comic book shipments are delayed. But you can still support local comic shops

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Apple Books Bestsellers: Hollywood Powers Adapted Books to the List

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