Category Archives: Comic Book/Graphic Novel

The Adventures of Tin Tin

Movie Release Date: October 23rd, 2011
Directed By: Steven Spielberg & Peter Jackson
Voiced By: Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig
Movie plot:

Intrepid reporter Tintin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken ship commanded by Haddock’s ancestor. –

Book Release Date: January 10, 1929
Originally Published as: Les Aventures de Tintin
Written By: Hergé
Book Description:

Whether he”s trolling the high seas for treasure or blasting off for the moon, young reporter-sleuth Tintin and his faithful dog, Snowy, have delighted readers everywhere for generations with their timeless adventures. John Tintin and Snowy as they tackle the toughest mysteries around the world. – From ‘Little Brown And Company’ book jacket

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Captain America: The First Avenger

Movie Release Date: July 22nd, 2011
Directed By: Joe Johnston
Starring: Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving and Richard Armitage
Movie plot:

After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers for a top secret research project that turns him into Captain America, a superhero dedicated to defending America’s ideals. –

Comic Book Release Date: March 1941
Originally Published in: Captain America Comics #1
Created By: Joe Simon and Jack Kirby
Book Description:

Eager to serve his country during World War Two, Steve Rogers was transformed into a physically perfect man by the government”s Super Soldier Program. Armed with an indestructible shield and the physical prowess of an Olympic athlete, Rogers fought valiantly to uphold the ideals and principles of democracy until frozen in a block of ice where he was preserved for decades. Discovered by the Avengers and revived, Steve Rogers is a man out of time, who remains vigilant in his battle to protect the innocent and uphold the American ideals of truth, justice and honor. – From ‘Marvel’ book jacket

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Cowboys & Aliens

Movie Release Date: July 29th, 2011
Directed By: Jon Favreau
Starring: Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford and Olivia Wilde
Movie plot:

A spaceship arrives in Arizona, 1873, to take over the Earth, starting with the Wild West region. A posse of cowboys are all that stand in their way. –

Comic Book Release Date: December 2006
Created By: Scott Mitchell Rosenberg
Written By: Fred Van Lente and Andrew Foley
Comic Book Description:

In the Old West, settlers and Native Americans wage a bloody battle for control of the land. But when the Earth is threatened by conquerors from the stars, these sworn enemies must work together to save all humanity. – From ‘Image Comics’ book jacket

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Green Lantern

Movie Release Date: June 17th, 2011
Directed By: Martin Campbell
Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively and Peter Sarsgaard
Movie plot:

A test pilot is granted a mystical green ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers, as well as membership into an intergalactic squadron tasked with keeping peace within the universe. –

Comic Book Release Date: July 1940
Originally Published in: All-American Comics #16
Originally Created & Written By: Bill Finger and Martin Nodell
Book Description:

The adventures begin with the origin of Earth”s Green Lantern, Hal Jordan, as he inherits the power ring of his fallen predecessor, Abin Sur. Before long, Green Lantern faces strange foes from lost worlds, as well as the deadly Weaponers of Qward, and starts to unravel the mysteries of his own Power Battery. – From ‘DC Comics’ book jacket

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Dylan Dog: Dead of Night

Movie Release Date: April 29th, 2011
Directed By: Kevin Munroe
Starring: Brandon Routh, Anita Briem and Sam Huntington
Movie plot:

The adventures of supernatural private eye, Dylan Dog, who seeks out the monsters of the Louisiana bayou in his signature red shirt, black jacket, and blue jeans. –

Comic Book Release Date: 1986
Originally Published as: Dylan Dog
Written By: Tiziano Sclavi
Book Description:

Meet Dylan Dog, a British detective who is fascinated by fear, and has made it his profession. Those who turn to him for help are not the typical wronged husbands who want to have their wives shadowed-his clients are people who have had a brush with the supernatural, people desperate for someone to believe their stories. That someone is Dylan Dog, the world”s only Investigator of Nightmares. While paying tribute to time-honored monsters in literature and film like Frankenstein, the Werewolf and Dracula, Dylan Dog also offers a blend of horror, humor, and sophisticated storytelling that is reminiscent of the modern classic TV series, The X-Files. – From ‘Public Square Books’ book jacket

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