Archive for May, 2019

Over the years of comic book adaptations, many characters gave been brought to life more than once. Overall, those with multiple adaptations seem to be more faithful to the tone or design of the original creation as they go. This is largely due to public interest in superheroics being steadily more and more popular with each passing year for the last decade or so (to say nothing of technology required to create so many of these characters in real life). With that, this new article series with be quick looks at specific costumes and how they have evolved in live action through a couple of adaptations. So here we go!

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We’ve all seen this story before, right? A young British kid finds out he’s destined to be a great sorcerer and gets tutored in the magical arts in order for him to reach his potential and navigate the dangerous new world he’s been plunged into. The Harry Potter mega-franchise is the most obvious example of this story but its certainly not the first and far from the best. While Neil Gaiman’s Books of Magic is also by no means the first to tackle this age-old trope, it did come out a few years before The Boy Who Lived set foot in Hogwarts. The jury’s still out on if it’s the best pass at a boy-wizard facing his destiny, but it’s at least in the running. (more…)