Based on comic book 3 based on video game 3 castle 3 cgi animation 3 dragon 3 explosion 3 magic 3. The animated series was crafted by none other than comic book writer. Both hollywood and comic books love superhero reboots, and while some of them. Highly anticipated upcoming tv reboots and revivals for 2018. Due to the runaway success of any given comic book adaptation, studios are quick to roll out a string of television tieins, remakes, reboots, sequels, book deals, comic books, toys and video. Heres the skinny on half of these reboots, with the second half coming next week. Last, but certainly not least, comes one of the most inexplicable characters in not just dc comics, but just comics in general. Four ninja turtles, mutated by a mysterious alien substance, must rise up out of the sewers and defend their city against evil forces from both the past and present. Although one or two critics did seem to enjoy the movie to some extent, at least the majority of write. Youve seen them before in some way, shape, or form. Reboots, remakes, retreads the vent thread i dont care as much as i used to about reboots, remakes, retreads, etc. However, the worst reboot came outside of the titans books, as. Batmans proudest moment came when nightwing pulled a spoiler.
Dc is making a very good move rebooting their franchise and im sure. Dec 20, 2019 best and worst movie and tv reboots, adaptations, and remakes of 2019 by gamespot staff on december 20, 2019 at 11. Every tv reboot, remake, and spinoff in the works insider. Keep reading to see all of the reboots, revivals, and spinoffs you can expect to see make a comeback in the next few years. Jan 28, 2017 aunt may, mary jane watson, and gwen stacy. The 11 best franchise reboots, from the mummy to spider. A couple of the comments last week inspired me to go the other way this week. Valiant, once among the largest publishers in the comic book industry, has a history that is filled with relaunches.
Now, i went around reddit and the internet to find discussion on the book to see if my opinion was off from the norm. Therefore, were counting down the 15 weirdest comic book reboots, both good and. The 25 greatest reboots and remakes of the last 25 years. May 24, 2014 from superheroes that can only pick up radio, to people that can only teleport very small distances, we count 15 incredibly useless comic book characters ever to waste their presence on your. Sep 05, 2017 with over 100 years worth of movies to mine, hollywood has embraced the triedandtrue practice of reboots and remakes. What are some of the worst reboots of a comic book character. Prez, released around the time of dcs you initiative, revived an.
Thats not to say this is all a bad thing its just the way the industry has evolved. With over 100 years worth of movies to mine, hollywood has embraced the triedandtrue practice of reboots and remakes. Jul 20, 2016 the comic book tie in for the video game injustice. But perhaps the most significant one is the companys founding itself. With dcs new 52 and the star wars blu rays coming out at the same time, its interesting to notice just how differently fans react to change. With their overthetop characters and special effects, bad comic book movies are often lambasted by critics, who can clearly become fed up with sitting through explosion after explosion during the dog days of.
That sounds like a pretty great premise for a new wolverine comic. Which marvel comic book characters diverge the most from their movie portrayals. In my opinion there are two kinds of reboots, hard reboots and soft ones. Marvel normally excels at rebooting their most popular characters, but. Knowing a complete reboot was needed, marvel introduced new mutants like wolverine, colossus, nightcrawler and storm, put them in a story where they had to save the. It wasnt terrible, but it felt like such a turnaround for a character we had.
Quora user, have read countless comic books and will read countless more. Sometimes theyre amazing, but other times, they really suck. Turns it out it wasnt and a lot of people were really hard on this book. At worst, a reboot can make things more complicated and just add to a. In 2009, hollywood tried to start things all over again with this reboot. But this was the real lobo in new 52 until rebirth. The 7 most offensive adaptations of classic comic books. Like most comic book movies in the 90s, judge dredd really didnt do justice to the source material. From crisis on infinite earths to rebirth, the dc universe has rebooted itself. What are some of the worst reboots of a comic book. Sometimes a remake is a gift of nostalgia, and sometimes its a scourge against fans who deserve better. Jul 22, 2011 the fan backlash was the stuff of legends. Texas chainsaw massacre 2003 was best horror movie that i ever seen but 20 was worst. Two years later, another reboot, the new dragnet, arrived, eventually limping to two lackluster series.
However, there are two punisher reboots that fans hated from the start. The top ten worst retcons of the new 52 comic vine. Based on the hasbro board game, a band of strangers frantically try to figure out. Terrible tv show reboots you forgot about screenrant. Fortunately, the second time turned out to be the charm. Apr 11, 2020 every single book dc published at the time was relaunched with a new number 1 issue. Marvels worst reboot created the modern comics universe. Jan 12, 2016 having seen the worst life has to throw his way, this wolverine is determined to make sure his new home doesnt suffer the same fate. Arguably, mary jane is the most famous out of spidermans girlfriends, but many fans will say that gwen stacy was the most important relationship as her death shaped spiderman and it was also one of the most devastating deaths in comic book history.
The best and worst casting in comic book movies fandango. That was when director siegmund lubin released his own take on the seminal short film the great train robbery from the previous year. The top ten worst retcons of the new 52 dc comics comic vine. Reboots, remakes, retreads the vent thread dvd talk forum. In fact, given a choice the true comic book fan will probably go for the former. If a bunch of the new shows coming to tv this year sound familiar, theres a reason why. From superheroes that can only pick up radio, to people that can only teleport very small distances, we count 15 incredibly useless comic book characters ever to waste their presence on your. While the 2005 movie and its sequel werent the shining examples of excellent marvel movies, fans. Casino royale 2006 casino royale was daniel craigs first movie as james bond, and the sleek reboot of the casino royale storyline proved to the franchises fans everywhere that they had never seen a bond quite like this one before. Jason momoa as conan the barbarian at least arnold schwarzenegger had screen presence. Here are the nominees for the gawd awful bummer book yearly awards. Joe quesada became one of the most hated people in the industry, even getting booed off the stage at conventions.
The best and worst remakes, reboots, and adaptations of 2017. The 10 most drastic marvel reboots that actually worked and 10. Pages in category comic book reboots the following 39 pages are in this category, out of 39 total. This reflected the new 52s philosophy, out with the old and in with the new. Based on novel 16 psychotronic film 16 one word title 15 no opening credits 11 character name as title 10 character name in title 10 based on comic book 9 surprise ending 9 double cross 8 father son relationship 8. The best and worst remakes, reboots, and adaptations of. Each serves a different purpose for a comic company, particularly one as venerable and longlived as the dc universe. So, for all the awful comic book movie fans out there, weve gone ahead and rounded up another collection of cringeworthy pieces. Based on the smash hit comic series of the same name by rick remender. But one of the worst things about one more day was that it was a key example of a disturbing trend among comic book companies. Best and worst movie and tv reboots, adaptations, and remakes. Best and worst movie and tv reboots, adaptations, and remakes of 2019 by gamespot staff on december 20, 2019 at 11. As comic book adaptations have reached a zenith of output, we take a look at the.
I was thinking this weekend that comic books may actually bring out the best in us. Worst comic book movies on rotten tomatoes screenrant. Even the mcu worked in part because it was based on a decadeslong comic book history with an established fanbase and we ended up with three spiderman reboots in just over a decade. For comic nerds, the sight of two or more superheroes working together has as much attraction as the sight of two or more girls making out. The fourth and final season will be coming in 2018 to destroy our minds for one last round. Despite how it may feel as you scroll through some web forums, i was thinking this weekend that comic books may actually bring out the best in us. Unlike the originalwhich didnt actually feature jason voorhees as the killerthe newer version dutifully unleashed the hockeymasked maniac upon. How many times has the dc comics universe been rebooted. Certainly especially in light of the fact that suicide squads rating may be bad, but not bad enough to be counted as one of the worst 10 superhero movies on the site. The lone ranger bombed miserably and is now remembered as one of the absolute worst movies to come out in recent years.
Among 2019s onslaught of comic book movies, documentaries, and movies for nerds sans superheroes in tights, many studios are standing firm in their boycott of original ideas. Oct 15, 2010 for comic nerds, the sight of two or more superheroes working together has as much attraction as the sight of two or more girls making out. Every single book dc published at the time was relaunched with a new number 1 issue. The first movie was the best but the sequels, 2 reboots, and prequel were just horrible. With the help of remaining allies, the avengers assemble once more in order to reverse thanos actions and restore balance to the universe. While readers have divisive opinions about the validity of this philosophy in relation to comic books, its difficult to deny that dc threw out too much old and never really added. To clarify what i mean by this, i am talking about yearly rebootsjumping on points for new readers.
From beloved family comedies and cartoons to the revival of 90s reality series, more than 30 shows are getting new lives on cable networks and streaming services. The worst of the alltooreal worst in comic books newsarama. Aug 16, 2018 if it seemed as though 20172018 was going to bring endless reboots and revivals to television, there are even more in store. For this list, well be taking a look at some of the worst reboots in the marvel. Gods among us is a spectacular example of superman being duped into doing the worst imaginable misdeeds superman is overjoyed to learn that. That doesnt always mean itll work out for the best, though.
Best and worst movie and tv reboots, adaptations, and. Dc is making a very good move rebooting their franchise and. They never had the potential the original one did sirskeletorthe3rd. So they came up with the idea of relaunching them all, using the onslaught. Even though our original worst comic book movies article tried to cover the breadth and depth of the film industrys greatest comic book movie mishaps, it was pretty clear that one article just wasnt enough. This past friday, theyve announced that theyre practically doing that again.
With that in mind, lets look back at some of the best and worst comics moments that pushed us forward and dragged us back through these dark, dark times. This approach offers several pros to the comic book industry, but also creates some significant negatives in my view. All the most spectacular new comics coming in 2018. The worst events in comic book history love em or hate em, publishers are going to keep doing epic comics story events. He spends most of the movie attempting what he must have thought was a steely gaze, but which comes out more like a selfconscious leer. All upcoming superhero comic book movies 2018 2022. Hollywood loves reboots and it seems that comic book companies have a deep love for starting over as well. Set against the backdrop of late 80s counter culture, deadly class is a coming of age story unlike anything youve ever seen. Like i mentioned previously, the 90s were an interesting and dark time to be a fan.
Having seen the worst life has to throw his way, this wolverine is determined to make sure his new home doesnt suffer the same fate. Some people have been discussing for a while the idea of comic book seasons. Best and worst of dc comics new 52 after enduring unhealthy doses of marketing and a headspinning month of rebooted first issues, wired. This might be the worst performance by anyone in a comic book movie, ever. The comic book tie in for the video game injustice. Dec 26, 2017 the best and worst remakes, reboots, and adaptations of 2017. If youre in our target demographic around here, it has probably not escaped your notice that the star wars movies came out on blu ray at the end of last week, and if you know theres been a star.
I used to view it as the death of hollywood and all that jazz, but really, these things have been around forever and they are easy enough to ignore. Upcoming sequels, remakes, reboots, prequels, spinoffs. Dc comics rebooted its entire line when the silver age started back in 1956 with the introduction of the flash. Heroes reborn is marvels mostcriticized comic relaunch, but it actually had a. Apr 04, 2019 even the mcu worked in part because it was based on a decadeslong comic book history with an established fanbase and we ended up with three spiderman reboots in just over a decade. The eccentrically macabre family moves to a bland suburb where wednesday addams friendship with the daughter of a hostile and conformist local reality show host exacerbates conflict between the families.1460 574 436 1257 1359 788 463 1187 565 982 600 993 65 1627 388 124 664 95 506 1525 478 1328 1582 1036 969 985 14 17 1452 958 474 1585 1456 1393 811 1071 899 594 78 1404 650 667 678 345