Saturday, August 18, 2007

OT: Film & TV Adaptations of Comics - F-G

Les Faceties du Sapeur Camberber (Christophe)
(France 1960s tv series)

La Famille Fenoullard (Christophe)
(France 1960s movie)

Fantastic Four (Jack Kirby & Stan Lee / MARVEL)
Fantastic Four (ABC, 1967-68; 26 episodes)
The New Fantastic Four (USA 1978-79; animated tv series)
Fred and Barney Meet The Thing (USA: NBC, 1981-82)
Fantastic Four (?) (USA 1993, Roger Corman; not officially released)
Marvel Action Hour (USA 1994-1996; animated tv series alternating Fantastic Four and Iron Man)
*Fantastic Four (USA 2005)
*Fantastic Four (USA 2006; animated tv series)
*Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (USA 2007)

The Far Side (Gary Larson)
Gary Larson's Tales from the Far Side (USA 1994; animated tv special)
Tales from the Far Side II (USA 1997; animated tv special)

Far til Fire [Father of Four] (Engholm & Hast, 1948-?)
[6-7 movies; Denmark 1950s)

Fat Dog Mendoza (Scott Musgrove / DARK HORSE COMICS)
Fat Dog Mendoza (USA/UK/GERMANY 2000: Sunbow Entertainment / Cartoon Network Europe / TMO-Loonland. Animated tv series)

Fat Slags (Viz Comics)
Fat Slags (UK 200?; dtv animation)

*Fatty Finn (Syd Nicholls)
The Kid Stakes (Australia 1927)
Fatty Finn (1980)

Faust (David Quinn and TimVigil)
Faust: Love of the Damned (USA 2001; Brian Yuzna)

FC Knudde (Toon van Driel)
? (the Netherlands 19??; series of animated shorts)

Felix (Jan Loof)
[Sweden 1960s-1970s; animated tv series]

Fire Tripper (Rumiko Takahashi)

Firearm (James Robinson/MALIBU)
Firearm (USA 1993; DTV. Written by James Robinson. Came with Firearm comic book #0)

Fish Police (Steve Moncuse)
The Fish Police (USA 199?; animated tv show)

Fist Of The Northstar SEE Hokuto no Ken

Fix und Foxi (Rolf Kauka)
Synfonie in Müll [Symphony in Trash] (Germany 1972; animated short)

Flash (DC)
The Flash (USA 1990; pilot of tv series. Rereleased as video)
The Flash (USA 1990-91; 26 episode tv series. Some written by Howard Chaykin)
The Flash 2: Revenge of the Trickster (USA 1991, Danny Bilson; compilation of 2 episodes of tv series)
The Flash 3: Deadly Nightshade (USA 1991, Bruce Bilson; compilation of 2 episodes of tv series)

Flash Gordon (Alex Raymond)
Flash Gordon (USA 1936; 13 episode film serial)
Flash Gordon: Rocketship (USA 1936, Frederick Stephani)
Flash Gordon's Trip to the Mars (USA 1938; film serial)
Flash Gordon: Mars Attacks The World (USA 1938, Ford Beebe/Robert Hill)
Flash Gordon Conquers The Universe (USA 1940, Ford Beebe/Ray Taylor; 12 episode film serial. Cut and released on tv and video as Purple Death from Outer Space (1966) and Peril from the Planet Mongo (1966))
Flash Gordon (USA 1953; 39 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)
Flesh Gordon (USA 1973, Howard Ziehm. Pornographic adaptation.)
[grm: Flesh Gordon - Schande der Galaxie]
The New Animated Adventures of Flash Gordon (USA 1979-1983?; animated tv series)
Flash Gordon (USA 1980, Mike Hodges)
Defenders of the Earth (USA 1986; animated tv series produced by King Features Syndicate & Marvel Productions, Ltd)
Flesh Gordon 2: Flesh Gordon Meets The Cosmic Cheerleaders (USA 1993, Howard Ziehm)
[Flash Gordon animated tv series 1997?]
Flash Gordon (France 1999?; animated tv series)
*Flash Gordon (USA, Sci-Fi Channel, 2007)

*Flashko (Nicolas Mahler / L'ASSOCIATION)
Flashko (France? 200?; animated shorts )

*Footrot Flats (Murray Ball)
Footrot Flats: A Dog's Tale (New Zealand; animated)

For Better Or For Worse (Lynn Johnston)
For Better Or For Worse: The Bestest Present (Canada 1986; animated tv special)
For Better Or For Worse (HBO/Disney ?; 6 videos)
For Better or For Worse (Canada 2001: Funbag / IMX in association with Lynn Johnston Productions; animated tv series)

Fosdyke Saga
The Fosdyke Saga (UK 1977; tv series)

Foxy Grandpa (Charles "Bunny" Schulze) vide Castelli.
Foxy Grandpa (USA: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co., 1902-1903, Robert K. Bonine; 9 shorts based on the musical "Foxy Grandpa" which was based on the comic strip.)
includes Foxy Grandpa and Polly in a Little Hilarity (1902)

Fred Bassett (Alex Graham)
Fred Bassett (UK 1977; animated tv show)

Free for All (Brett Merhar)
Free for All (USA: Showtime, 2003; animated tv series)

*Freesia: Bullets Over Tears
Freesia: Bullets Over Tears (Japan 2007)

Friday Foster (Jim Lawrence & Jorge Longaron / CHICAGO TRIBUNE - NEW YORK DAILY NEWS SYNDICATE, 1970-1974)
Friday Foster (USA: American International, 1975, Arthur Marks. Pam Grier as Friday.)

Fritz the Cat (Robert Crumb)
Fritz the Cat (USA 1972; animated movie)
Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat

Fudoh (Hiroshi Tanemara)
Gokudo Sengokushi: Fudoh (Japan: GaGa Communications, 1996)
Fudoh: the New Generations

*Full House (Soo Yon Won)
Full House (Korea 2004; tv series)

*Fullmetal Alchemist (SEE Hagane no Renkinjutsushi)

Furuba (Natsuki Takaya)
Furuba (Japan 2001: 26 episode animated tv series)
[USA: Fruits basket]
SEE for further details

Gags and Gals (Jefferson Machamer)
Jefferson Machamer and his Gags and Gals (USA: Official Films / E.W.Hammons, 1930s?; 2 shorts inc. "Koo-Koo Korespondence Skool" and "Silly Night" loosely based on strip and starring Machamer as himself)

Galaxy Express 999 (Leiji Matsumoto) SEE Ginga tetsudô 999

Garfield (Jim Davis)
Garfield and Friends (USA 1988-1994; animated tv series)
-At least 13 animated tv specials.
*Garfield: The Movie (USA 2004)
*Garfield: A Tale of Two Kitties (USA 2006)

Gasoline Alley (Frank King) vide Castelli.
Gasoline Alley (USA: Columbia, 1951)
Corky of Gasoline Alley (USA: Columbia, 1951)

Gaston Lagaffe (André Franquin )
Gaston Lagaffe: Fais gaffe à la gaffe (France 1981)

GeGeGe no Kitarou (Shigeru Mizuki)
GeGeGe no Kitarou (Japan 1967-1997?; animated tv series)

Gekko no Sasayaki (Masahiko Kikuni)
Sasayaki (Moonlight Whispers) (Japan 2000?)

Gen13 (Image)
PLANNED: Gen 13 (USA 2000; DTV animated movie)

Generation X (MARVEL)
Generation X (USA 1996; tv movie/series pilot; written by Stan Lee)

Genocyber (Tony Takezaki)
[USA: Genocyber (Japan; 1993 DTV animated release)]

Ghost World (Daniel Clowes)
Ghost World (USA 2001)

Ginga Tetsudô 999 [Galaxy Express 999] (Leiji Matsumoto)
Ginga tetsudô 999 (Japan 1980-?; animated tv series)
[USA: Galaxy Express (1980; animated DTV)]
[USA: Galaxy Express 999 (1980; animated DTV)]
[USA: Galaxy Express 999: Can You Live Like a Warrior? (1980; animated DTV)]
[USA: Galaxy Express 999: Can You Love Like a Mother? (1986; animated DTV)]
[Japan; 2 animated movies]

Ginger Meggs
Ginger Micks (Australia 1920; pirated)
Ginger Meggs (Australia 1982, John Dawson, with Paul Daniel as Ginger Meggs)

Un Gioco [engl: Click, grm: Ausser Kontrolle] (Milo Manara)
Le Declic (France 19xx, Jean-Luis Richard)
[2nd movie? (France 19xx, Milo Manara?)]

G-Men From Hell (Mike Allred)
G-Men From Hell (USA 2000)

El Gnomo Pimentón [Hot Pepper the Gnome] (Oscar Blotta CHECK)
Upa en Apuros (Argentina 19??; 1st animated film made of combined strips El Gnomo Pimentón & Ventajita)

Golgo 13 (Takao Saitō)
Golgo 13 (Japan 1973, live action movie)
Golgo 13: Assignment Kowloon (Japan 1977; live action movie starring Sonny Chiba)
Golgo 13 (Japan 1983; animated movie)
[USA: The Professional: Golgo 13]
Golgo 13: Queen Bee (Japan 1998; animated video)

Goorgoorlou (T T Fons / LE CAFARD LIBÉRÉ)
Goorgoorlou (Senegal 199?; 75 short television episodes)

*Gravitation (Maki Murakami)
Gravitation (Japan 200?; 13 episode animated tv series and 2 DTV movies)

*Green Arrow
Green Arrow (USA 2004; amateur trailer)
Smallville Legends: The Oliver Queen Chronicles (USA 2007; 6-episode animated shorts online at

GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka (Fujisawa Tooru / KC Magazine Shounen Comics)
GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka (Japan: Fuji TV, 1998; 12 episode and 1 special live action tv show)
GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka (Japan: Fuji TV, 1999; 43-episode animated tv show)
GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka ? (Japan 1999?; movie - live action continuing tv show?)

The Gumps (Sidney Smith) vide Castelli. Vide Lenburg for titles.
The Gumps (USA: Celebrated Players Film Corporation / Wallace A. Carlson, 1920-1921; 55 animated movie shorts)
The Gumps (USA: Universal 1923-1928; 47 movie serials)

Gunnm [Battle Angel Alita in USA comic books] (Yukito Kishiro)
[Battle Angel (Japan 199?; animated tv show, released as DTV movie in USA in 1993)]

Gunsmith Cats (Sonoda Kenichi)
? (Japan 199?; animated movie?)
Gunsmith Cats (Japan ?; USA DTV releases)
Vol 1
Vol 2
Vol 3: High Speed Edge

The Guyver (Yoshiki Takaya )
The Guyver (Japan/USA 1992)
Guyver: Dark Hero (USA 1994)
Kyôshoku sôkô Guyver (Japan 198?; animated tv series)
[USA: Bio-Booster Armor Guyver]
Kyôshoku sôkô Guyver : Kikaku Gaihin (Japan 1986; DTV animation)
[USA: Guyver: Out of Control]

Gwendoline CHECK
The Perils of Gwendoline in the land of the Yik Yak (France 1984, Just Jaeckin)


Unknown said...

There was a live-action Golgo-13 movie in the 70s, starring Sonny Chiba.

Mike Rhode said...

Got it, and fixed it, thanks. 2 live action movies - 1973 and 1977.