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Unique Storytelling with DC Comics

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We spoke to DC Comics creators Tom King, Gerard Way and Nick Derington at New York Comic Con about the unique ways they use the comics medium to tell stories.
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Devious J (3 months ago)
That new Doom Patrol is punk rock and badass. Ima listen to My Chemical Romance to see what was in Gerard Way's mind when when he came out with Young Animal Imprint.
Brother Malachai (3 months ago)
Can't help to think that Linkara would be interested in seeing this as a Comic Big Wig pointed out one of the main weakness that he pointed out in his review of "Batman: Jazz." It's hard to convey music in Comics.
bruh (3 months ago)
I'd love to use first edition comic books as paper mache just to watch Kevin James have a heart attack. fuck Clerks (Overrated movie) and fuck comic books (aw whats the matter a regular novel to complicated so you need to read a _"graphic novel"_ where the picture takes up most of the page with little text?)
Navid Haider (1 month ago)
did someone just shoot you mid-sentence? lol.
VORZERO (3 months ago)
+bruh Comic Book: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comic_book "A comic book or comicbook, also called comic magazine or simply comic, is a publication that consists of comic art in the form of sequential juxtaposed panels ..." Graphic Novel: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graphic_novel "A graphic novel is a book made up of comics content. Although the word "novel" normally refers to long fictional works, the term "graphic novel" is applied broadly and includes fiction, non-fiction, and anthologized work. It is distinguished from the term "comic book", which is used for comics periodicals." Troll: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_troll "In Internet slang, a troll (/ˈtroʊl/, /ˈtrɒl/) is a person who sows discord on the Internet by starting arguments or upsetting people, by posting inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community (such as a newsgroup, forum, chat room, or blog) with the intent of provoking readers into an emotional ..." Kevin Smith: (Not James) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kevin_Smith "Kevin Patrick Smith (born August 2, 1970) is an American filmmaker, actor, comedian, public speaker, comic book writer, author, and podcaster." Proper use of capitals: (Tuesdays with Morrie) www.skillsyouneed.com/write/capital-letters.html "Proper nouns (nearly) always start with a capital letter. ... However, in most cases, proper nouns start with a capital letter. Caution is needed however, even when you are referring to a specific place or thing. If you use the more general noun rather than the proper noun, this should not be capitalised." What else? Moron: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moron_(psychology) "Moron is a term once used in psychology to denote mild intellectual disability. The term was closely tied with the American eugenics movement." Simple writing: Tuesdays with Morrie - Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuesdays_with_Morrie "is taught in some primary schools in Asia, due to its very simple writing." Im off to feed Mitch Albom first edition copies of his Novel until he has a heart attack.
bruh (3 months ago)
+VORZERO lol I don't know shit because I don't like crummy comic books. If you consider this trolling then you're a monumental moron.
VORZERO (3 months ago)
You dont know shit, stick Tuesdays with Morrie up your salty trolling ass.
bruh (3 months ago)
I don't like -graphic novels- comic books. I'll just go read tuesdays with morrie and you can lick my ass.
Lemuel Nicholls (3 months ago)
Great video.
Giordano de Miranda (3 months ago)
OMG GERARD WAY YES
Erik Münso (3 months ago)
I think the best medium to convey (most) stories might be the book, but I like Graphic Novels as well.
Navid Haider (1 month ago)
A prose novel would be a completely different medium than a graphic novel. The keyword being that adjective. As to whether it is 'a more advanced version' or not depends on which novel or comic-book you're talking about. There's no way a novelization of Alex Ross' comics is 'a more advanced version' since you're robbing the story of one of its most important devices: the art. At the same time there's no way a comic-book adaptation of a novel like 'The Hobbit' is 'a more advanced version' since so much of Tolkien's mythology comes from the written word alone. If someone were to adapt Franz Kafka's 'Metamorphosis' then the very important ambiguity of Samsa's transformation would be lost -- at the same time, if someone were to simply write a novel for Spider-Man, the colourful and vivid power of the costume would be lost! :) So it really depends on which story you're telling. I would never prefer the cinematic Shakespeare over the theatrical Shakespeare.
Brother Malachai (3 months ago)
Isn't a Novel a more advanced version of a Comic Book?
Daniel O'Gorman (3 months ago)
Great video! Could you guys put up the names of the comics featured in this video and the ones these guys work on?
Daniel O'Gorman (3 months ago)
Haha thanks dude!
Marcos Maciel (3 months ago)
Daniel O'Gorman the ones those guys are working on are shown at the beginning of the video under their names.