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These Beloved Comics Characters Deserve Quality TV Adaptations

Over the years, we’ve seen numerous comic book characters hit the small screen, with varying levels of success. The adaptations have come from all across the comic book spectrum too. Marvel’s had its fair share of shows, including Agents of Shield on ABC and Luke Cage over at Netflix. DC’s been active as well, with shows like Flash, Gotham, and Supergirl all making their marks. Even Archie and friends got in on the action, with the smashing success of Riverdale.

by Guest Contributor
Our question is, why stop there? There are plenty of other comic book franchises that would be perfect fits for TV. Let’s take a look at just a few of them.

Red Sonja



It’s no secret that female-led superhero films are on the rise. With Wonder Woman and Captain Marvel having made waves at the box office, and Black Widow and Birds Of Prey on the way to cinemas, TV networks could well be tempted to get in on the long-overdue trend. And who better to headline a show of her own than the classic sword-and-sorcer…
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PREVIEW: 'James Bond 007' #7 by Greg Pak and Eric Gapstur

Injured and alone, lieutenant James Bond has escaped his Russian captors, only to be thrust into the heart of war.


James Bond 007 #7
writer: Greg Pak  |  artist: Eric Gapstur covers: Dave Johnson (A), Khoi Pham (B)               David Nakayama (C), Stephen Mooney (D)               Dave Johnson (RI-Virgin), Khoi Pham (RI-Virgin)                David Nakayama (RI-Virgin),                Stephen Mooney (RI-Virgin)
FC  |  32 pages  |  Action/Adventure  |  $3.99  |  Teen+  
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“RUSSIAN RUSE, Part III”











PREVIEW: 'Sabrina the Teenage Witch' #2 (of 5) by Kelly Thompson, Veronica Fish, and Andy Fish

Very weird goings-on in the town of Greendale are making Sabrina Spellman's relocation to Greendale High...complicated. Protecting her friends, saving her family, solving a supernatural mystery, and keeping her witch nature a secret is starting to seem impossible. Something's gotta give...but which one will it be and what will it mean for her future in Greendale?!


SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH #2 (of 5)
Script: Kelly Thompson Art: Veronica Fish, Andy Fish, Jack Morelli Cover: Veronica Fish Variant Covers: Paulina Ganucheau, Victor Ibanez On Sale Date: 5/15 32-page, full color comic $3.99 U.S.










PREVIEW: 'Aberrant Volume 1' by Rylend Grant, Davi Leon Dias, Iwan Joko Triyono, and HdE

David, a U.S. Army Special Operations Commander, distraught after losing his entire unit to a superhuman attack, wages an absolutely brutal one-man war on the eccentric billionaire and former superhero, Lance Cordrey, whom he believes is ultimately responsible. That is until Nelson Little, the head of a clandestine paramilitary outfit called Article 13, presents David with evidence that Cordrey may be a patsy, and David’s men were killed as part of a vast and twisted government/military conspiracy.

Armed with this new information, David must dismantle the machine of said conspiracy piece by human piece while coming to terms with his own mysteriously emerging superpowers and wrestling with sincere doubts about Little’s trustworthiness.

ABERRANT VOLUME 1 Writer(s): Rylend Grant Artist Name(s): Davi Leon Dias (Artist), Iwan Joko Triyono (Colorist), HdE (Letterer) Cover Artist(s): Davi Leon Dias (Artist), Iwan Joko Triyono (Colorist)
In Stores on May 15th, 2019
160 pgs./ M / FC             …

PREVIEW: 'Princeless Book 8: Princesses' #2 by Jeremy Whitley, Jackie Crofts, and Brett Grunig

Angelica is and has been the most beautiful princess in all of Ashland…but what does she do with that? Ever since Adrienne’s visit she’s been determined to find a calling and to do something more than just sit around and look cute.


And she’s been failing, miserably. But when a new game becomes popular among her followers, Angelica discovers that there’s more to this game than meets the eye and that she might be really good at something after all!
PRINCELESS BOOK 8 #2 Writer(s): Jeremy Whitley Artist Name(s): Jackie Crofts, Brett Grunig Cover Artist(s):  Jackie Crofts
In Stores on May 15th, 2019
24 pgs./ E / FC                   $3.99