06 Feb Issue #103 – “Adaptations” (w/ Heath Corson)
In this week’s issue we are joined by writer of DC comics and animation Heath Corson! Heath’s writing credits include the films “Justice League: War”, “Batman: Assault on Arkham”, “Justice League: Throne of Atlantis” and the six issue Bizarro comic miniseries! We are so happy to have him on to talk all about comic book adaptations! Whether from comics to film/animation or from other stories into comics!
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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)
Meet Heath Corson
(2:57) Getting started in comicbooks
(9:10) Transitioning the love of comicbooks in to a career
(14:45) Pitching and writing Justice League: War
(20:48) Justice League Action and Bizarro
(26:58) Multiversal Bizarro and the continuation of the Bizarro series
(31:23) Adapting a pre-existing property
(39:56) Direct one-to-one adaptations or loosely based adaptations?
(47:00) Which comicbook would you like to see a film or animation adaptation?
(52:48) Are DC animated shows more often adaptations of story-arcs or more separate stories? Do animated story-arcs influence comicbook arcs?
(58:29) Was The Killing Joke adapted TOO faithfully?
(1:03:19) How awesome would a Green Lantern/Green Arrow team up adaptation be?
(1:04:42) Who is next on the list of “it’s never going to happen” list?
(1:08:46) What makes Batman: Noel a good version of The Christmas Carol?
(1:13:14) Thoughts on taking a non-serialized property and expanding it.
(1:23:45) Crime Apple
(1:24:34) Kara Van
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