Comics Keep Storm-ing The Movies

storm98853-flash_341x182As Comic-Con gets set to kick off in San Diego, there’s no sign that movies based on comic books are going to abate any time soon. In the comics universe, where characters are endlessly reborn and re-outfitted, a motto from the 1980s — “DC Comics is on the move” — could just as well apply to the current, hyperactive state of the publisher as it relates to Hollywood. A year after “The Dark Knight” became a worldwide phenomenon, there are more DC Comics adaptations in the works than at any other point since the company was acquired by Warner Bros. in 1969.

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