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Real Name: Henrik M
Member Since: June 10th, 2008
Semi-professional cartoonist, mediocre writer, and just another soul wittling away his life in the rank basement of the Internet.
Movies are expensive. Stealing props is not.
Sometimes accidents make the movie.
Sometimes a creation resonates so hard with another culture that not even the most turtlenecked of market researchers could have predicted its success.
The real G.I. Joe was nothing like his plastic counterpart. Yes, there was a real G.I. Joe.
We dodged a lot of 'what if?' scenarios to get the masterpieces we have today.
They say that good artists borrow, and great artists steal.
Movies are versatile, unpredictable things, and their early versions rarely match what winds up on the big screen.
If you dig back through the comics, you find that the moral histories of all of your favorite characters are messy, to say the least.