While comicbooks' relationship with the bigscreen has been at times rocky, comics have a more compatible business partner in the world of media: videogames.
Celebrity appearances. Extravagant parties. Industry buzz. Summertime film premieres. It's not Cannes -- it's Comic-Con. The convention most famous for the number of attendees dressed as Captain…
Once an insular backwater of the publishing and entertainment worlds, comicbooks have moved into the mainstream thanks in no small part to movies and TV shows derived from comics' inky pages.
Adapting comics to the bigscreen is a practice almost as old as comicbooks themselves. But as any fan can tell you, making a pic that does justice to the source material is a rare and precious thing.