“Most of the great graphic novels are gone, and ‘Youngblood’ is one of the few comicbooks left with tentpole potential,” Ratner told Daily Variety. “It was a real personal passion project for me, and a lot of people wanted (‘Youngblood’), but the amazing thing about the guys at Reliance is the speed with which they’re able to move.”
I would love someone (not Ratner) to try and bring Squadron Supreme to the big screen. It was a pretty awesome mini series.
And John, thanks for that link. I have never been a fan of Liefeld's work and they are spot on with every critique. Liefeld just doesn't understand how the human body is supposed to look.
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"I remember meeting a mother of a child who was abducted by the North Koreans right here in the Oval Office." — George W. Bush - June 26, 2008, during a Rose Garden news briefing.
Finally got around to this and went in without reading the book first. It's probably the most satisfying Superman story I've ever read. The cliche "If you've ever seen one..." is thrown around too much, but it really does apply.