The storyboards of the great Hollywood productions seem to be the great comics lately.
The adaptations of the ninth art are inspiration for new films.
In the memory of a good movie buff there are titles like “V for Vendetta”, “300”, “Sin City”, “The Adventures of Tintin…”, “Asterix and Obelix…”, “Kingsman…”, “Hellboy” , “Batman”, “Superman”, “Thor…”, “X, Men”, “Spiderman”, “Akira” and many other masterpieces extracted from these pages that were born together with the seventh art.
Cinema works with moving images and comics with static drawings, where the latter does not need to define absolutely everything for the narrative to be coherent, offering its own solutions and narrative structures that are totally different from those of a film, which are impossible to adapt to the film medium.
In visual media, like comics or film, how you tell the story is just as important as the story itself. It must be in a balance to be able to provoke feelings and reactions in the person who is receiving your message.
In the eternal discourse of respecting the fidelity of the initial work, I can only say that a literal adaptation of a comic is very difficult, since it is aimed at a general public and a faithful adaptation does not guarantee criticism and success either. And as I say, “Picasso painted like a five-year-old child”, it is well known that he mastered all techniques.
But he wanted to do something else.