The Rise Of Comic Book Movies: From The Pages To The Big Screen by Benny PotterThe Rise Of Comic Book Movies: From The Pages To The Big Screen by Benny Potter

The Rise Of Comic Book Movies: From The Pages To The Big Screen

byBenny Potter

Paperback | July 26, 2016

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Why We Can't Get Enough of Superhero Movies Recent years show a sea change in Hollywood- the biggest movies come from the pages of comic books. These box office successes are driven by fans who love seeing their favorite heroes and villains from comics brought to life on the big screen, from Thor to Superman to Batman and Captain America, Wonder Woman and more. Baddies like Loki, The Joker and Lex Luthor only add to the fun. Welcome to the Golden Age of comic book movies and Comicstorians Benny Potter, Dan Rumbles and Jason Keen are here to help you understand why we these larger-than-life characters have captured the imagination of the world. When it comes to superheroes of the Silver Screen, nobody knows more than the masterminds behind the wildly popular Comicstorian YouTube channel. This definitive guide to comic book films divulges behind-the-scenes secrets and the hidden history behind these must-see movies including how, after very rocky beginnings, they shot to the top with DC and Marvel as two of the most important franchises in the industry. If you love The Hulk, The Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, Iron Man and are still laughing about Deadpool, look no further. With The Rise of Comic Book Movies, you'll feel like you are on the film set, walking the halls of Valhalla and in your very own Fortress of Solitude with your favorite reads.
Benny Potter, a professional man-child, is the Comicstorian. With over 80 million views on YouTube, Potter (with the help of his team) has become the definitive source for all thing comic books online. As the executive producer for multiple YouTube channels, Potter has built up an audience with his unique brand of dramatic recaps on co...
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Title:The Rise Of Comic Book Movies: From The Pages To The Big ScreenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:184 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:July 26, 2016Publisher:Mango MediaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1633533433

ISBN - 13:9781633533431

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 1 : Introduction 2 : 1944 Captain America (The Start) 3 : 1978 Superman (The Golden Age) 4 : Superman Franchise, II, III, IV The Return of Superman (Turkish Superman) 5 : 1989 Batman (The Start of Something) 6 : Batman Franchise, Batman Returns, Forever, Batman and Robin, Possible 5th Films. 7 : 1990 Captain America (Movies Faulter) 8 : 1998 Nick Fury Agent of Shield (Super hero movies fail) 9 : 1998 Blade (Why?) 10 : 2000 X-Men the Superhero Movie Revival (The First good one) 11 : X-Men Franchise, 2, Last Stand, First Class, Wolverine Origins 12 : 2002 Spider-Man (The Return of Superheroes) 13 : Spiderman Franchise, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3 14 : 2003 Daredevil (A Misstep and Why) 15 : 2003 Hulk (What was this?) 16 : Catwoman (There is no hope for these movies) 17 : Fantastic Four (They'll Never Be Worth Seeing) 18 : 2008 Iron Man (Could it be a flash in a pan?) 19 : 2011 Captain America The First Avenger (This Could Be Something) 20 : 2011 Green Lantern (Is DC Clueless?) 21 : 2012 Avengers (We have reached highest grossing film) 22 : Batman V Superman

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"Benny and his team take an insightful, intelligent, and entertaining look at the rise and domination of comic book movies. Absolutely worth the read!" - Alexander Gross of Octopimp