FRESH MEAT!!! Yes Ethan and Aaron are joined by a newbie. friend of Gamershaven podcast Jason Hunter! this time we look at Super Hero movies as a genre and the differences between these and Comic book movies.
A superhero film, superhero movie, or superhero motion picture is: action, fantasy and science fiction film; that is focused on the actions of one or more superheroes, individuals who usually possess superhuman abilities relative to a normal person and are dedicated to protecting the public. These films are almost always action-oriented, and the first film of a particular character often includes a focus on the origin of the special powers including the first fight against the character’s most famous supervillain archenemy.
Most superhero movies are based on comic books, where the fantasy genre is most dominant in the medium’s mainstream image. By contrast, several films such as the RoboCop series, Darkman, The Meteor Man, Up, Up, and Away, Unbreakable, The Incredibles,Hancock and Megamind are original, while The Green Hornet is based primarily on the original radio series and its 1960s television adaptation, and Underdog is based on a classic cartoon.