The Spectre: GA character with most untapped....
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twmjr1   
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Present day commercial potential. If this character was done RIGHT in the DC cinematic universe the film would make a killing. The character should resonate today.  It's just cool as hell, dark, with a power set beyond any character in the DCU. Gotta think it eventually happens.

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comicjack   
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I fully agree such a great character with so much potential would light the big screen up (thumbsu

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rainmaker   
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ive felt a movie with spectre and sandman done right could be really badass.  maybe some of the other jsa guys too but these two particularly.

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Robot Man   
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The Spectre is a natural. Maybe my favorite character of the GA. I have said this for years. So many cool ways it could go. I, of course, prefer the original kind of biblical justice run but the supernatural later version would probably resonate well with today's movie going audiences. Can you imagine the special effects?  The Sandman might not work out quite as well.

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I look forward to the screen version of the Fleisher / Aparo take on the character. It'd be a celestial, supernatural Death Wish. (:

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Robot Man   
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21 minutes ago, goldust40 said:

I look forward to the screen version of the Fleisher / Aparo take on the character. It'd be a celestial, supernatural Death Wish. (:

I like the way he turned bad guys into glass or dust to fit the crime. Wrapping them in his cloak and making them see death was a nice touch as well. Superman was great but having the powers of God just kind of trumps them all. The early Spectre More Funs are some of the best GA had to offer. Great 2 part origin as well.

The Fleisher/Aparo stuff was just too much work...

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2 hours ago, twmjr1 said:

... If this character was done RIGHT in the DC cinematic universe the film would make a killing....

...and this book would be worth a fortune...

 

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51 minutes ago, Robot Man said:

I like the way he turned bad guys into glass or dust to fit the crime. Wrapping them in his cloak and making them see death was a nice touch as well. Superman was great but having the powers of God just kind of trumps them all. The early Spectre More Funs are some of the best GA had to offer. Great 2 part origin as well.

The Fleisher/Aparo stuff was just too much work...

I'm a fan of the GA version as much as any other iteration. However the Fleisher / Aparo take on the character was one of the first U.S. comics I ever read - that does stay with you.

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comicjack   
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7 minutes ago, MrBedrock said:

...and this book would be worth a fortune...

 

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Only if you sell it :smile:

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No Spectre movie until after I get a MF54 please.  Starman could be a good one as well, I would enjoy rereading the (modern) run.

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6 minutes ago, comicjack said:

Only if you sell it :smile:

True. It is already worth a fortune to me. One of my favorites for sure.

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I agree, but just keep the character away from the main DCU, and no team nonsense as with Justice League Dark. It would be fine to have cameos or references to DCs great roster of supernatural characters, but if it becomes too comic book, it would likely become a fiasco like Suicide Squad.

A mysterious scary film of violent retribution, with the Jim Corrigan character wondering just who has given him the power of supernatural vengeance, and feeling perhaps he is being used for some darker plan after the initial rush of revenge on his killers has worn off could be interesting.

 

 

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