Comics & Comic Adaptations

A Listmania! list by FDLab1 (Northern Ireland)
 
Watchmen
1.  Watchmen by Alan Moore
The list author says:
  "The Best Comic Book I have read, I just hope that if it ever is adapted it gets a better and more faithful treatment than the other Alan Moore Adaptations."
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Batman Begins (Two-Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [2005]
2.  Batman Begins (Two-Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [2005] DVD ~ Christian Bale
The list author says:
  "There has never been a film that has drawn me in as much as this.  I only hope the sequal is half as good."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (444 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Batman: The Dark Knight Strikes Again
3.  Batman: The Dark Knight Strikes Again by Frank Miller
The list author says:
  "I was very apprehensive about Frank Miller's follow up to the Dark Knight Returns but of all things he has surpassed his previous masterpiece."
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Sin City [DVD] [2005]
4.  Sin City [DVD] [2005] DVD ~ Bruce Willis
The list author says:
  "If this list was faithful adaptations this would be No. 1, Miller's style is perfect for film adaptations as can be seen from this list.  100% Hard core action"
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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
5.  The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen by Alan Moore
The list author says:
  "When comparing the adaptation of this to the adaptation of Sin City that is is evident that Miller's style is made for Movies whereas Moore's work is too subtle and intricate for the crossover to film"
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Spider-Man [DVD] [2002]
6.  Spider-Man [DVD] [2002] DVD ~ Tobey Maguire|Willem Dafoe|Kirsten Dunst|James Franco
The list author says:
  "A great film which has lead to (through the casting of decent actors in comic book roles) to the creation of Batman Begins."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (159 customer reviews)

Batman: Year One - Deluxe Edition
7.  Batman: Year One - Deluxe Edition by Frank Miller
The list author says:
  "Although Batman Begins is not a direct adapt there are certain elements they have in common.  Both are incredible works and shouldn't be missed."
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Batman (Two-Disc Special Edition) [1989] [DVD]
8.  Batman (Two-Disc Special Edition) [1989] [DVD] DVD ~ Michael Keaton
The list author says:
  "Burton's Batman was the best comic book adaptation, and still is the best from the last century - shames Schumacher killed it and the genre for a decade."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (146 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Batman: Killing Joke
9.  Batman: Killing Joke by Alan Moore
The list author says:
  "It would be really good to think that this piece is used as inpiration for the second batman film as Year one was for Batman Begins."
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V for Vendetta [DVD] [2006]
10.  V for Vendetta [DVD] [2006] DVD ~ Natalie Portman
The list author says:
  "People have tried and are continuing to successfuly translate Moore's books to film, the problem is they are too detailed; why didn't Ridley Scott direct LXG? Even this has lost so much of the source"
£3.26   Used & New from: £0.09
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (457 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Sin City Volume 1: The Hard Goodbye (3rd Edition): Hard Goodbye Bk. 1 (Sin City (Dark Horse))
11.  Sin City Volume 1: The Hard Goodbye (3rd Edition): Hard Goodbye Bk. 1 (Sin City (Dark Horse)) by Frank Miller
The list author says:
  "The action is incredibly potent and looses nothing apart from the country soundtrack in transmission to film."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)

X-Men 1-3 Box Set (6 Disc) [DVD]
12.  X-Men 1-3 Box Set (6 Disc) [DVD] DVD ~ Hugh Jackman
The list author says:
  "Not a big fan but the 2nd film was good enough to make me resample the first, and No.3 although lacking subtlty was a good finally."
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V for Vendetta
13.  V for Vendetta by Alan Moore
The list author says:
  "As in Watchmen, which was written in between parts two & three, the tension keeps increassing to a fantastic finally.  It's just a shame they had to change so much to modernise the film adaptation."
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The Crow : Special Edition [DVD] [1994]
14.  The Crow : Special Edition [DVD] [1994] DVD ~ Brandon Lee
The list author says:
  "How dark do you like your heros?"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (220 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Batman: Dark Knight Returns
15.  Batman: Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller
The list author says:
  "The book credited for resurecting Batman and leading to the Burton Movie adaptation. A pinacle work."
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From Hell  (Special Edition)  [DVD]
16.  From Hell (Special Edition) [DVD] DVD ~ Johnny Depp
The list author says:
  "Only on discovering Moore's other works did I realise this was a comic book adaptation.  Still to read the source, this is a wonderful piece of art."
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Essential Howard The Duck TPB: 1
17.  Essential Howard The Duck TPB: 1 by Steve Gerber
The list author says:
  "Yes the film sucked but this is high quality social comment and satire. Where is Volume 2?"
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Constantine [2005] [DVD]
18.  Constantine [2005] [DVD] DVD ~ Keanu Reeves
The list author says:
  "Aparently less faithful than LXG, it makes for a much better Movie and made me desire to read the source."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (182 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Batman: Long Halloween
19.  Batman: Long Halloween by Jeph Loeb
The list author says:
  "A more than faithful follow up to Miller's Year One and Dark Victory is spot one too.  Loeb is the best current writer for Batman."
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Hellboy (Director's Cut) [DVD] [2004] [2006]
20.  Hellboy (Director's Cut) [DVD] [2004] [2006] DVD ~ Ron Perlman
The list author says:
  "A great film with a memorable hero, bit of a naff ending though."
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Batman: Year One - Deluxe Edition: Year One (Paperback) 2 11 Nov 2011
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