What Graphic novels and Comic Books Would Like to see Adapted to The Big Screen to Television?

BAYLOR

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Which ones would you like to see become the next big movie of tv franchise? And why do you think they would do we'll in either format? :)
 

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I think Watchmen would make a good netflix series aimed at adults. I know it was already a movie, but I do think the characters and world is interesting enough to make it into a series.
 

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They made a pilot of Global Frequency which was pretty decent but it never went to series.
 

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I think that Saga would work well as a tv series. It's got a very modern/millenial feel to it, has romance, a cute baby, action, a big ensemble cast and lashings of sex and violence.

Probably never happen. They'd need a very big budget I imagine. And I seem to remember reading somewhere that the creator didn't want it to be converted to another medium.
 

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Also. If they can get away with a Preacher TV Series then maybe the world is ready for a Transmetropolitant TV series?

Would love to see Sandman become a movie franchise, doubt that it would ever happen.
 

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I think that Saga would work well as a tv series. It's got a very modern/millenial feel to it, has romance, a cute baby, action, a big ensemble cast and lashings of sex and violence.

Probably never happen. They'd need a very big budget I imagine. And I seem to remember reading somewhere that the creator didn't want it to be converted to another medium.
Saga would be very hard to translate into a different medium; the world setting is almost a childish world with TV headed robots and ghosts and magic mixed with sci-fi. However the story and themes are far more adult and the writing mature and well structured. It's a fantastic example of comic story telling and to translate that into a TVseries or film would be hard; then again one could be faithful and use the comic panel as the storyboard!
 

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The have made Lucifer a TV show which was a Sandman Spin-off
Very true.

Have to say that there is very little of the original Lucifer comic left in that tv series. The novel series was a vast epic encompassing many worlds, characters and conflicts and ultimately the start of a new universe/creation. The tv series is a police procedural with some supernatural family drama mixed in. Great soundtrack though!

Perhaps American Gods will pave the way for a more faithful tv adaptation of Sandman.

Though a crime drama where Dream and Death team up to form a PI company in New York or Chicago would be hilarious.
 

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Hellblazer, The Unwritten, BPRD, Chew, Fables, Monster (that one's a manga). All would be amazing to see on the big screen, although I would definitely have to look away during a lot of Chew.
 

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I'm a big fan of Marvel's Killraven series from the seventies (AKA "War of the Worlds") though I think they'd have to invent a new race of alien invaders and sever all ties with the novel. To advertise something as "based on concepts by H.G. Wells" and then feature a story about some hippie waving a big sword around is just asking for a critical backlash.
 

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Monstress.

I wouldn't watch it though, because it wouldn't be anywhere near as good. But at least it would draw others to the comic, and then I wouldn't be the only person I know who's read it.
 

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Nail Gaiman's 'Sandman' would be interesting. Might be a colossal disaster, or might even be good. I'd like to find out though.
 

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Warren Ellis' Transmetropolian would be great to see on screen.
Grant Morrison's We3 needs to be made sharpish.
 

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