PANEL TO SCREEN COMIC BOOKS DURING BLOCKBUSTER ERA
UNIVERSITY PRESS OF MISSISSIPP
(W) Drew Morton
Over the past forty years, American film has entered into a formal interaction with the comic book. Such comic book adaptations as Sin City
, and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
have adopted components of their source materials' visual style. The screen has been fractured into panels, the photographic has given way to the graphic, and the steady rhythm of cinematic time has evolved into a far more malleable element. In other words, films have begun to look like comics.
In Shops: Dec 19, 2018