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The Pop Culture Lens Episode 11: Captain Midnight

In the eleventh episode of The Pop Culture Lens podcast, Christopher Olson and I welcome friend of the podcast Blair Davis of DePaul University to discuss a pulp hero from … Continue reading

June 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Comics Adaptations Causing Fractured Fandom

We are now full swing into the summer blockbuster season for Hollywood, and let’s take a tally of movies that are currently out or soon to arrive that originate from … Continue reading

June 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Considering Adaptation Theories in the Globalized 21st Century

Christopher Olson considers just how much adaption theories, and the need for fidelity, matter when you are adapting material from one culture to another in Considering Adaptation Theories in the … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Comics Versus Literary Adaptations

Back in 2007, I attended Comic-Con.  At the time, I presented a paper on comics adaptations into films and the roles of “true believers” at the Comics Arts Conference.  However, … Continue reading

May 16, 2011 · 1 Comment

Comics Adaptations and True Believers

Think about all of the movies being made lately adapting a comic book or graphic novel.  The superhero movie has become it’s own genre, with every major Hollywood studio trying … Continue reading

March 2, 2011 · 3 Comments

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