Adaptations have seen a rebirth in comics. Series like “Hellraiser,” “The Crow,” “Ghostbusters,” and “Ash and the Army of Darkness” show that certain famous stories are far from over. Adaptation is a delicate art. Capturing the spirit of the original piece can be tricky and sometimes nigh impossible.
Given the right creative team any book is possible. So with that in mind, here are some of the best stories that could benefit from adaptation. Be it through a continuation of the original story, or a complete overhaul of the original material these are adaptations that could breathe new life into older properties.
Halloween has arrived. Celebrate with me by sharing which of your favorite films you’d love to see adapted into comics. This is my list, and while some are films that are perfect in their own right, others are vastly in need of some help. These are all stories that can benefit from new energy while bringing new types of stories to the shelves. READ MORE
Sam Humphries’ ‘Sacrifice’ is a deeply personal adventure through time. It is a magnificent, imaginative look at history, mental illness, and theism. As expansive as it is ambitious, ‘Sacrifice’ boldly offers a story of generation y unlike anything else out there. You’ll be riveted, confused, and engaged all at once. It’s a thrilling dive into past all brought to life with Dalton Rose’s fantastic style. READ MORE
Dark Horse comics is collecting the self-published comic book epic by Sam Humphries and Dalton Rose, Sacrifice, in one big deluxe hardcover edition. The story follows Hector, a young epileptic teen, who is brought on a psychedelic journey through time where he ends up in the midst of the Aztec Empire. Hector tries to escape the blood hungry civilization. The book hits shops this September. READ MORE
Sam Humphries’ Fanboys Vs Zombies is heating up, and BOOM! Studios has given Bloody-Disgusting an exclusive peak at the covers to issue #11, which lands in stores this February. “Fanboys Vs Zombies” is one of the funnest blood-baths on the shelves today, filled with explosive action, side splitting humour, and tons of brutal zombie killing.
Check out the covers and the solicitation after the jump. READ MORE