We all have that book or graphic novel that holds a special place in our hearts—the one that knows exactly what emotions we’re feeling and what we’re going through, the one that understands us better than we understand ourselves, the one we would be hesitant to see made into a film or television series, the one that would need to be adapted so perfectly in order to encapsulate the magic of the original story.
Unfortunately, we live in an age of adaptions, of remakes, of sequels. Nothing’s new anymore. This year, we got four new comic book adaptions added to our TV screens: Gotham, The Flash, Constantine, and Agent Carter. That’s in addition to already running series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and The Walking Dead, not to mention the many series based on books, like Game of Thrones, Under the Dome, and The Strain.
With all of this adaptation going on, it’s high time that we make our peace with it. Here’s how:Read More