RARA-AVIS: Re: Comics opinion

From: Ronald L Weston ( rweston3@verizon.net)
Date: 04 May 2008

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, BaxDeal@... wrote:
> In a message dated 5/4/08 10:08:53 AM, rick@... writes:
> > I had one other quick thought: it's really about the style. You
> > wouldn't take a noir film script and shoot it in the bright sunshine
> > with a cast that looks like they stepped off an Up With People set.
> > It wouldn't come out noir. Likewise you can't do a noir graphic novel
> > in a Pokemon style and expect it to read true to the story. The style
> > of the art needs to match the tone of the script or you get something
> > that, I think, most people would find difficult to read.
> >
> > Seriously, now I'm really done.
> >
> >
> it doesn't need to match. it's called ironic juxtoposition. ever
seen the
> very dark Steve Martin musical PENNIES FROM HEAVEN? incredibly
bleak story,
> commented upon with sunny production numbers. think it may be a
remake of a
> British film
> John Lau
> It was based on a six-part British TV series, staring Bob Hoskins
and written by Dennis Potter. As I recall, the original was bleaker than the remake.



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