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Posted by Seb Patrick at 13:00 on 25 Jun 2014
Posted by James Hunt at 11:07 on 06 Jun 2014
Posted by James Hunt at 11:07 on 22 May 2014
As it was, their sole attempt to synergise their line involved a logo change on the core books that lasted 2 months, and a handful of movieverse tie-ins. The idea of X-Men movieverse comics seems alien now, but back then it was a thing that definitely happened. Here we present a look at what is perhaps the most visible of those: X-Men: The Movie, The Official Comic Book Adaptation. Or as I like to call it, X-Men: The Movie, The Official Comic Book Adaptation of the Official Comic Book Movie: The X-Men or XTMTOCBAOCBMTX for short.
Posted by Seb Patrick at 20:26 on 18 May 2014
I'm not sure exactly when the first ever comics tie-in adaptation of a movie was actually published - but what's certainly true is that the genre exploded in the wake of Marvel's hugely-selling Star Wars comics - and although their sales popularity never hit that late '70s peak again, publishers have generally been happy to churn them out ever since.
It wasn't until 1983, however, that we first saw a comics adaptation of a film that was itself based on a comic book superhero. Having failed to put out adaptations of the first two Superman films (although they did issue a "Magazine Special" for each), DC published a full adaptation of Superman III in 1983.