Friday, August 17, 2007

OT: Film & TV Adaptations of Comics - B-C

Baby Blues (Rick Kirkman and Jerry Scott)
Baby Blues (USA 2000; 8 episode animated tv series)

Bakuretsu Hunter -CHECK IF MANGA
Bakuretsu Hunter (Japan 1996; 26 episode animated tv series)
[USA: The Sorcerer Hunters (1996)]

Bande des Pieds Nickelés
CHECK CRAFTON p.192

Bannou Bunka Neko-Musume - SEE Nuku Nuku

Baô [Baoh] (Hirohiko Araki)
Baô raihôsha (Japan 1989; animated DTV)
[USA: Baoh the Visitor]

Barb Wire (Chris Warner / DARK HORSE)
Barb Wire (USA 1996, David Hogan. Geoff Darrow acted as visual consultant.)

Barbarella (Jean-Claude Forest)
Barbarella (F/I 1967, Roger Vadim)

Barefoot Gen aka Hadashi no Gen (Keiji Nakazawa)
Barefoot Gen (Japan 1983; animated movie)
*Barefoot Gen (Japan 2007; tv movie)

Barnaby (Crockett Johnson)
Barnaby (USA; CBS: ca. 1960; Playhouse 90 tv show starring Bert Lahr as Mr. O'Malley and Ron Howard as Barnaby)
Barnaby (1967; won first prize at Venice Film Festival)

Barney Google and Snuffy Smith (Billy DeBeck) vide Castelli.
Barney Google (USA 1928-1929; 8 or 12 shorts)
Barney Google (USA 1935-1936; 4 animated shorts)
Private Snuffy Smith (USA 1941/2)
Hillbilly Blitzkrieg (USA 1942)
Spree for All (USA 1946; animated short by Famous Studios for Noveltoons series)
Snuffy Smith (USA 1962; 4 animated shorts for television)
Snuffy Smith (USA 1962-1963; 50 animated tv shorts in King Features Trilogy Tv aka Beetle and his Friends)

Barry McKenzie (Barry Humphries & Nicholas Garland)
The Adventures of Barry McKenzie (Australia/Great Britain 1973)
Barry McKenzie holds his own (Australia/Great Britain 1975)

Batman (Bob Kane / DC)
The Batman (USA 1943) (15 episode film serial)
Batman and Robin (USA 1949, Spencer Gordon Bennett; 15 episode film serial)
Batman (USA 1966-68) (120 episode tv series)
Batman (USA 1966; movie with tv series cast)
[grm: Batman haelt die Welt in Atem]
*Batman Dracula (USA 1964, Andy Warhol; unauthorized art film, apparently lost)
*Batman Fights Dracula (Philippines 1967; unauthorized movie)
The Batman/Superman Hour (USA 1968-1969; animated tv series?)
The Adventures of Batman (USA 1969; animated tv series?)
The New Scooby Doo Movies (USA 1972; Batman & Robin guest-star in two episodes)
The New Adventures of Batman (USA 1977-1978; animated tv series)
continues as The Batman/Tarzan Adventure Hour (USA 1977-78; animated tv series reruns of New Adventures)
continues as Tarzan & the Super 7 (USA 1978-80; animated tv series reruns of New Adventures)
continues as Batman and the Super 7 (USA 1980-81; animated tv series reruns of New Adventures)
Batman (USA 1989, Tim Burton)
Batmania From Comics To Screen (USA 1989; DTV documentary)
Batman Returns (USA 1992, Tim Burton)
The Bat, The Cat And The Penguin (USA 1992; tv documentary on Batman Returns)
Batman: The Animated Series (USA 1992, Paul Dini; animated tv series)
continues as Batman & Robin Adventures (1993), then concurrently as The New Batman / Superman Adventures (1997-; animated tv series) and as Batman: Gotham Knights (1997-) No new episodes were made after 1998.
The Batman/Superman Movie (USA 1998; compilation of episodes of tv series aired as "World's Finest")
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (USA 1993, Paul Dini; animated)
Batman Forever (USA 1995, Joel Schuhmacher)
Batman and Robin (USA 1997, Joel Schuhmacher)
Batman & Mr. Freeze: Subzero (USA 1998; direct to video animated movie)
Batman Beyond (USA 1998-, Paul Dini; animated tv series)
Batman Beyond: The Movie (USA 1999; compilation of tv episodes aired as "Rebirth")
Batman Beyond: Disappearing Inque (USA 1999; compilation of tv episodes)
Batman Beyond: School Dayz (USA 1999; compilation of tv episodes)
Batman Beyond: Tech Wars (USA 1999; compilation of tv episodes)
The Zeta Project, (USA 2001-; a spin-off series from Batman Beyond)
[Batman OnStar advertisements; USA 2000; 3 shorts "Batcave," "Minor Setbacks,"]
Batman Beyond: The Return of the Joker (USA 2000; direct to video animated movie)
Gotham Girls (USA 2000-; animated internet short at Warner Bros. website, http://www.gothamgirls.com)
The Vault (1st episode)
More Than One Way
Pave Paradise
Back to the Batcave (USA 2003; fictionalized documentary about the 1960s tv show)
A&E Biography: Batman (USA 2003; documentary about tv series)
*Batman: Dark Justice (USA 2003; amateur short)
Batman: Deadend (USA 2003; internet short at http://www.theforce.net/theater/shortfilms/batman_deadend/)
Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman (USA 2003, direct to video animated movie)
*Superman/Batman (USA 2004; internet short at http://www.ifilm.com/ifilmdetail/2645491?htv=12)
*Grayson (USA 2004; internet short at http://www.ifilm.com/ifilmdetail/2645516)
*Batman: New Times (USA 2004; internet cgi-animated LEGO short at http://www.daveschool.com/MoviePages/Batman/Screen_Batman.html)
*Batman Begins (USA 2005)
*The Batman (USA 2004-; animated tv series)
*The Batman Versus Dracula (USA 2005; dtv animated movie)

Battle Angel Alita SEE Gunnm

B.C. (Johnny Hart)
B.C.? (USA 196?/7?; 2 animated tv movies)

The Bear (Raymond Briggs)
The Bear (GB 1998; silent animated movie)

Bébé Cyanure [Baby Cyandie] (Jean-Claude Forest as "Jean Valherbe")
Bébé Cyanure (France 197?; tv show)

Bécassine (Maurice Languereau & Jean-Pierre Pinchon, 1905-?)
Bécassine? (France 1939, Pierre Caron)

Beetle Bailey (Mort Walker)
Home Sweet Swampy (USA: Famous Studios 1962; animated short)
Popeye Meets the Man Who Hated Laughter (USA 1972; animated tv movie. "Guest-stars" Bringing Up Father, The Katzenjammer Kids, Beetle Bailey, Blondie, The Little King, Steve Canyon, Flash Gordon, Tim Tyler)

Berserk (Kentaro Miura / HAKUSENSHA)
Berserk (Japan 1998; animated rv series)

Berusaiyo no Bara [The Rose of Versailles] (Riyoko Ikeda)
Berusaiyo no Bara (Japan 19??; animated)

Der bewegte Mann (Ralf Koenig)
Der bewegte Mann (GER 1994, Soenke Wortmann)
[USA: Maybe, Maybe Not]
[Most Desired Man]
[The Turbulent Man]

Bibi Fricotin (Forton) CHECK
Bibi Fricotin (France: Ocean Films, 1950)

Big Bang Comics
Knights of Justice (USA 1999; dtv)

Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot (Frank Miller & Geoff Darrow / DARK HORSE)
Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot (USA 1999- ; animated tv series)

Billy Bunter (Frank Richards) CHECK
Billie Turf: het dikste studentje ter wereld (Netherlands 1978)
Billie Turf kontra Kwel (Netherlands 1980)
Billie Turf: haantje de voorste (Netherlands 1982)

Billy Pack (Mitsuhiro Kawashima, 1954-1962)
? [Japan 19??; live action tv series?)

Billy the Fish (Viz Comics)
(UK; tv series)

Bio-Booster Armor Guyver SEE The Guyver

Birds of Prey (DC)
Birds of Prey (USA 2002-2003; live action tv show starring Batgirl/Oracle, Huntress and Black Canary)

Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon (Naoko Takeuchi)
Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon [Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon] (Japan 1992-1993; animated 46 epsiode tv series)
[Sailor Moon (1995- USA tv showing of all four Japanese series)]
Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon R (Japan 1993-1994, epis. 47-89)
Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon S (Japan 1994-1995, epis. 90-131)
Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon SS (Japan 1995-)

Bitchy Bitch (Roberta Gregory)
Bitchy Bits (Canada 2000; 15 animated shorts in tv anthology series X-Chromosome)
becomes Bitchy Bitch (Canada 2001)

Black Jack SEE Burakku jakku

Black Magic M-66 (Masamune Shirow)
Black Magic M-66 (Japan 1987, Masamune Shirow; animated DTV)

Blackhawk
Blackhawk (USA 1952; 15 episode film serial)

Blade, the Vampire Hunter (Marv Wolfman & Gene Colan / MARVEL)
Blade (USA 1998)
Blade 2 (USA 2002)
Blade: Trinity (USA 2004)
*Blade: The Series (USA 2006-

Blake & Mortimer (E.P. Jacobs / DARGAUD)
Blake & Mortimer (France?; animated tv show)

Bleach (Tito Kubo)
Bleach (Japan 2004-; anime tv series)

Blondie (Chic Young)
Blondie (USA 1938)
Blondie Meets the Boss (USA 1939)
Blondie Takes a Vacation (USA 1939)
Blondie Brings up Baby (USA 1939)
Blondie on a Budget (USA 1940)
Blondie has Servant Trouble (USA 1940)
Blondie Plays Cupid (USA 1940)
Blondie Goes Latin (USA 1941)
Blondie in Society (USA 1941)
Blondie Goes to College (USA 1942)
Blondie's Blessed Event (USA 1942)
Blondie for Victory (USA 1942)
It's a Great Life (USA 1943)
Footlight Glamour (USA 1943)
Leave it to Blondie (USA 1945)
Blondie Knows Best (USA 1946)
Life with Blondie (USA 1946)
Blondie's Lucky Day (USA 1946)
Blondie's Big Moment (USA 1947)
Blondie's Holiday (USA 1947)
Blondie in the Dough (USA 1947)
Blondie's Anniversary (USA 1947)
Blondie's Reward (USA 1948)
Blondie's Secret (USA 1949)
Blondie's Big Deal (USA 1949)
Blondie Hits the Jackpot (USA 1949)
Blondie's Hero (USA 1950)
Beware of Blondie (USA 1950)
Blondie (USA 1957; 26 episode tv series)
Blondie (USA 1968-69; 26 episode tv series)
Popeye Meets the Man Who Hated Laughter (USA 1972; animated tv movie. "Guest-stars" Bringing Up Father, The Katzenjammer Kids, Beetle Bailey, Blondie, The Little King, Steve Canyon, Flash Gordon, Tim Tyler)

The Bloody Olive (?) (Lewis Trondheim)
The Bloody Olive (BEL 1996, Vincent Bal; short movie)

Bloom County (Berkeley Breathed)
A Wish for Wings That Work (USA 1991; animated tv movie)

*Blueberry (Moebius)
Blueberry (France 2004, Jan Kounen)

Bob Morane (Dino Attanasio) [Like Buck Rogers, the original series of novels was eclipsed by the comic strip]
Bob Morane? (France 1970; tv series)

The Boob Weekly (Rube Goldberg) [based on comic?]
The Book Weekly (USA 1916; animated movie shorts)

Bogie Man (Wagner/Grant)
Bogie Man (UK 1994?; tv movie)

Bonaventura (Sergio "Sto" Tofano, 1917)
Cenerentola e il signor Bonaventura [Cinderella and Mr Goodluck] (Italy; Arno Film, 1942)

*Boondocks (Aaron McGruder)
The Boondocks (USA 2005; animated in Cartoon Network's Adult Swim block)

Brenda Starr (Dale Messick)
? (USA: Republic, 1945; serial)
Brenda Starr (USA 1976; tv pilot. Jill St. John as Brenda.)
Brenda Starr, Reporter (USA 1979; tv pilot)
Brenda Starr (USA 1986, Robert Ellis Miller. Brooke Shields as Brenda)

Brick Bradford (William Ritt & Clarence Gray / KING FEATURES SYNDICATE)
Brick Bradford (USA: Columbia, 1947 ; serial)

Bringing Up Father (George McManus)
Father Gets Into the Movies (USA: International Film Service / W. R. Hearst 1916; animated short movie)
Just Like a Woman (USA: International Film Service / W. R. Hearst 1916; animated short movie)
Hot Time In the Gym, A (USA: International Film Service / W. R. Hearst 1917; animated short movie)
Great Hansom Cab Mystery, The (USA: International Film Service / W. R. Hearst 1917; animated short)
Music Hath Charms (USA: International Film Service / W. R. Hearst 1917; animated short movie)
He Tries His Hand at Hypnotism (USA: International Film Service / W. R. Hearst 1917; animated short)
Second, the Stimulating Mrs. Barton (USA: International Film Service / W. R. Hearst 1918; animated short)
Second, Father's Close Shave (USA: International Film Service / W. R. Hearst 1918; animated short movie)
Third, Jiggs and the Social Lion (USA: International Film Service / W. R. Hearst 1918; animated short)
Bringing Up Father (USA: John Colman Terry Studi, 1918-1920; animated shorts series?) vide Castelli.
Jiggs in Society (USA 1921?)
Bringing Up Father (USA: MGM 1928; silent movie)
Bringing Up Father (USA: Mongoram 1946)
Jiggs and Maggie in Society (USA: Mongoram 1947)
Jiggs and Maggie in Court (USA: Mongoram 1948)
Jiggs and Maggie in Jackpot Jitters (USA: Mongoram 1949)
Jiggs and Maggie Out West (USA: Mongoram 1950)
Bringing Up Father (USA 1954; animated shorts) vide Castelli.
Popeye Meets the Man Who Hated Laughter (USA 1972; animated tv movie. "Guest-stars" Bringing Up Father, The Katzenjammer Kids, Beetle Bailey, Blondie, The Little King, Steve Canyon, Flash Gordon, Tim Tyler)

Broom Hilda vide Castelli.
Archie TV Funnies TV (USA 1971; animated tv series including Moon Mullins, Smokey Stover, Alley Oop, Broom Hilda, Emmy Lou, The Captain and the Kids, and Nancy)
rereleased as The Fabulous Funnies TV (USA 1978)

Buck Rogers [While based on a novel, the comic strip eclipsed the original story.]
Buck Rogers (USA 1939; 12 episode film serial)
Buck Rogers: Destination Saturn (1939) Ford Beebe, Saul Goodkind
(compilation of film serial? episode of serial?)
Buck Rogers (USA 1979-81) (tv series: 36 episodes)
Buck Rogers In The 25th Century (USA 1978, Daniel Haller)

Bucky O'Hare (Michael Golden & Larry Hama / CONTINUITY)
Bucky O'Hare (USA; animated tv series)

Burakku jakku [Black Jack] (Osamu Tezuka)
Burakku jakku (Japan 19??; animated tv series)
Black Jack (1993; DTV animated movie)
[USA: Black Jack: Clinical Chart 1-4 (Japan 19??; DTV animated movies)]
Burakku jakku (Japan 1996; animated DTV?)
Black Jack (Japan 200?; live action tv series)
Black Jack (Japan 2001?; animated internet series)
*Black Jack (Japan 2004-; animated tv series)
*Black Jack: Futari no Kuroi Isha (Japan 2005; animated movie)

Burglar Bill (Frink & Charlew William Kahles) vide Castelli.
Burglar Bill (USA: Vitagraph 1905; lost)

Buster Brown (Richard Felton Outcault) vide Castelli.
Buster Brown (USA: Edison 1902-1904; 7 movie shorts)
Buster Brown and Tige with Their Creator R. F. Outcault (USA 1913)
Buster Brown (USA: R. F. Outcault/Edison 1914; 8 movie shorts)
Buster Brown (USA: Century Comedies 1925-1929; 49 movies)
The Buster Brown TV Show, with Smilin’Ed McConnell and the Buster Brown Gang (USA: NBC 1950-1951; tv series)
continues as Smilin’Ed McConnell and the Buster Brown Gang (USA: CBS 1951-1955)
continues as Smilin’ Ed McConnell and his Gang

Candy Candy (1975-?)
Candy Candy (Japan 1975; animated tv series)

Captain America (Jack Kirby & Joe Simon / MARVEL)
Captain America (USA 1944, John English/Elmer Clifton) (film
serial: 15 episodes, re-released as The Return of Captain America)
Captain America (USA 1979, Rod Holcomb; tv movie)
Captain America 2: Death Too Soon (USA 1979, Ivan Nagy; tv movie)
Captain America (USA 1990, Albert Pyun; DTV)
Heroes (USA 2002; flash animation parody; online at http://www.moviepoopshoot.com/news/july02/heroes.html)

The Captain and the Kids (Rudolph Dirks / PULITZER) v ide Castelli. SEE ALSO The Katzenjammer Kids
Hans and Fritz (USA: Celebrated Film Corporation/Mutt and Jeff, Inc./Bud Fisher 1916; 1 animated short)
Captain and the Kids (USA: Metro Goldwin Mayer / Fred Quimby 1938-1939; 14 animated shorts)
rereleased as MGM Cartoons (1960; tv series))
Archie TV Funnies TV (USA 1971; animated tv series including Moon Mullins, Smokey Stover, Alley Oop, Broom Hilda, Emmy Lou, The Captain and the Kids, and Nancy)
rereleased as The Fabulous Funnies TV (USA 1978)

Captain Marvel (DC)
The Adventures Of Captain Marvel (USA 1944; 15 episode film serial, re-released as The Return of Captain Marvel)
Shazam! (USA 1974-75; tv series)
continues as The Shazam!/Isis Power Hour (USA 1975-77; tv series)
The Kid Super Power Hour With Shazam (USA: NBC 1981-82; animated tv series)

Captain Starr (Steven Appleby)
Captain Starr (UK 199?; animated tv series)

*Cardcaptor Sakura (CLAMP)
Cardcaptor Sakura (Japan 1998-2000; 70-episode animated tv series)
[Cardcaptors (USA / Canada 2000; animated tv series)]
Cardcaptor Sakura:The Sealed Card (Japan 2000; animated movie)

*Cardinal, The (Kurt J. Kolka / Sunday Comics Ministry)
The Cardinal - A Hero With A Heart (USA 2004; dtv movie; available at www.tracts.com/newparablefilms.html)

Cathy (Cathy Guisewite)
Cathy's Valentine (USA 1989; 3rd animated tv special)

Clarence the Cop (C.W. Kahles)
Clarence the Cop (USA 1903)
Clarence the Cop, On the Feed Store Beat (USA 1904)
? (USA 1905; lost?)

Click (Milo Manara) SEE Gioco

Colonel Blimp (David Low)
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (UK 1943)

Colonel Heeza Liar (J.R. Bray) [based on his magazine cartoons character] vide Lenburg for title list
Colonel Heeza Liar (USA 1913-17, 1922-24; animated movie shorts)

Comandante Mark (Italy)
Capitan Swing (Turkey 197?, Tunc Basaran)

Combustion (Chris Lanier/FANTAGRAPHICS)
Combustion (USA 1998, Chris Lanier; short animated film. The comic book it is based on was postponed and is rescheduled for 1999)

Come On Steve (Roland Davies)
Come On Steve (UK 1936, Roland Davies; animated short film)

Committed (Michael Fry)
Committed (Canda: Nelvana, 2001-; animated tv series)

Congo Bill (DC)
Congo Bill (USA 1948; 15 episode film serial)

Corrector Yui (Keiko Okamoto and Kia Asamiya)
Corrector Yui (Japan: NHKEP, 1999-2001; 52-episode anime series)

Corto Maltese (Hugo Pratt)
*Corto Maltese, la cour secrète des arcanes (France 2001)

*Cromartie High School, SEE Sakigake, Kuromati Koko

The Crow (James O'Barr)
The Crow (USA 1994, Alex Proyas)
The Crow: City Of Angels (USA 1996, Tim Pope)
[grm: The Crow - Die Rache der Kraehe]
The Crow: Stairway to Heaven (USA 1998-; tv series)
The Crow: Salvation (USA 2000)
*The Crow: Wicked Prayer (USA 2005; DTV)

Crying Freeman (Kazuo Koike & Ryoichi Ikegami)
Crying furîman (Japan 1988; animated)
[USA: Crying Freeman vol 1-5 (; DTV)]
Crying Freeman (USA 1996, Christophe Gans)

Cubitus (Luc "Dupa" Dupanloup, 1968-?)
Cubitus? (France 19??; animated tv series or movie?)

Cutey Honey (Go Ngai)
Cutey Honey (Japan 1970s; animated tv show)
Cutey Honey (Japan 1994; DTV)
[Cutey Honey Vol 1-3 ( ; DTV from AD Vision. Adapted from ?)]
*Cutie Honey (Japan 2004)

Cybersix (Carlos Trillo/Carlos Meglia)
Cybersix (ARG 1996; tv series: 8 episodes)

Cyborg 009 (Shotarō Ishimori, 1964-1970)
Cyborg 009? (Japan 19??; animated tv series)
Cyborg 009? (Japan 19??; animated movie)

5 comments:

richardcthompson said...

Ron Howard & Bert Lahr as Barnaby & Mr. O'Malley?

Ooh.

Mike said...

Never seen it. The rise of Youtube may throw it up one of these days.

Matt Brady said...

There was an American version of Cardcaptor Sakura that was edited and retitled "Cardcaptors". I believe it was released by Fox Kids.

Mike said...

Ooooh, very good. Nelvana 2000 - so, Canadian, but close enough. Probably under US contract.

Mike said...

8/25: Bleach added