Many comics have been adapted to movies, but few have tried to reproduce the experience of actually reading a comic. These two did: Warren Beatty’s Dick Tracy, and Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller’s Sin City. Tim, Mulele, Paul, and newcomer Rod discuss. Also: Paul and Mulele give Miller’s The Spirit a quickie review.
|An interview with Naif al-Mutawa, creator and co-writer of “The 99,” a comic based on Islamic archetypes and with a target audience of “the world”!|
|Tim and Brandon review the book “Persepolis 2” and the movie “Persepolis”, both by Marjane Satrapi. How does the movie, as an adaptation of a comic, compare with “The Watchmen”?|
FLASHBACK! Discussion of Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis (part 1), Ghost World by Daniel Clowes, and the second Fear Agent trade paperback, by Rick Remender and Jerome Opena — with side discussions on Taro Gomi, Lynda Barry, and the reasons why Tim’s comic was rejected by a publisher. Tim and Brandon discuss.