5 Hit Movies That You Probably Didn’t Know Were Based On Comic Books


Rightly or wrongly, when the phrase “comic book movie” gets banded about, it’s all too easy to conjure up memories of Superman powering through clear blue skies, Spider-Man springing his way between toppling skyscrapers, or Batman roaring his way through traffic in his devastating bat-mobile.

Comic book powerhouses Marvel and DC have come to represent the genre as whole in modern society, and whilst there is much joy to be found in their respective worlds, it’s important to remember that the comic book category is far more dense and complex than many people would have you believe.

So, on that note, we’ve decided to look back on 5 excellent films that you probably didn’t know were originally created in comic book form.