Comic Books Unbound

Overview

Comic books have long been a key source of inspiration in Hollywood, and in this documentary from Starz Inside, the folks behind some of the most popular comic-to-screen translations ever produced explain how the stories that have held children captivated for decades successfully made the transition to the big screen. Clips from such memorable comic book films as Spider-Man, Iron Man, The Dark Knight, American Splendor, Fritz the Cat are inter-cut with reviews from such prominent filmmakers and comic book ...
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Overview

Comic books have long been a key source of inspiration in Hollywood, and in this documentary from Starz Inside, the folks behind some of the most popular comic-to-screen translations ever produced explain how the stories that have held children captivated for decades successfully made the transition to the big screen. Clips from such memorable comic book films as Spider-Man, Iron Man, The Dark Knight, American Splendor, Fritz the Cat are inter-cut with reviews from such prominent filmmakers and comic book creators as Stan Lee, Richard Donner, Guillermo Del Toro, Zak Penn, Roger Corman, Neal Adams, Mike Mignola, Avi Arad, and more.
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Special Features

Interview Outtakes
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/4/2008
  • UPC: 013138304285
  • Original Release: 2008
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  • Source: Starz / Anchor Bay
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 59:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 58,890

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Guillermo del Toro Interviewee
Stan Lee Interviewee
Zak Penn Interviewee
Ron Perlman Interviewee
Selma Blair Interviewee
Neal Adams Interviewee
Roger Corman Interviewee
Avi Arad Interviewee
Mike Mignola Interviewee
Paul Pope Interviewee
Richard Donner Interviewee
Jim Steranko Interviewee
Technical Credits
Gregg Backer Executive Producer
Maggie Clough Associate Producer
Ed Garcia Cinematographer
Evan Kanew Executive Producer, Producer
Michael Ruggiero Executive Producer
Tim Streeto Editor
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Comic Books Unbound
1. Intro / Main Title [1:24]
2. Drawing From the World of Comics [4:45]
3. Hollywood & the Comic Fan [4:48]
4. Seduction of the Innocent [2:10]
5. Sex, Violence & the Underground [7:27]
6. Superman: The Movies [6:36]
7. Batman Returns [9:27]
8. The Marvel of Marvel [6:46]
9. Into the Computer Age [3:07]
10. Swinging With Spidey [3:10]
11. Dark Horse & Hellboy [7:13]
12. End Credits [1:54]
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Disc #1 -- Comic Books Unbound
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