10 Comic Strips Besides Marmaduke That Should Not Be Made Into Movies (Mania.com)

By:Robert T. Trate
Date: Wednesday, June 09, 2010
Source: Mania.com

With America's second favorite Great Dane, Marmaduke (The Ugly Dachshund being #1) being released last week. We figured that it is only a matter of time before Hollywood searches the Comic Section in newspapers (if they still exist) for the next strip movie. Well, we jumped them and came up with our own Comic Strip Movies.  We've taken care of writing treatments and casting the films... we've even gone ahead and printed up some posters too.  Now we're just waiting for the money to start rolling in.

10. Blondie

Logline:  A New York suburban couple's marriage goes dangerously awry when the wife indulges in an adulterous fling.

9. Calvin & Hobbs

Logline: A hard-nosed Christian teams up with a wise-cracking zoo Tiger and have 48 hours to find who killed the Tiger's trainer.

8. Bloom County

Logline: Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone Penguin has stumbled upon the truth.  Milo Bloom wants his story. Everybody else wants him dead.

7. Haggar the Horrible

Logline: The story of a Viking who fights against English invaders and becomes the legendary hero known as Haggar the Horrible.

6. Mary Worth

Logline: Mary Worth takes a look at life in all its stages in her own uniquely adult way.


5. Broom Hilda

Logline: Broom Hilda is cursed: the men she falls in love with are doomed to an untimely death. Broom must use all of her powers to fight the family curse and a swarm of supernatural forces that threatens her life.

4. Family Circus

Logline: A murder mystery about Billy, searching for the "Not Me" serial killer leading him through a maze in his old neighborhood.

3. B.C.

Logline: A humble, naïve slob and eternal patsy caveman, Thor,  travels through time  takes on an evil corporation who stole his idea for the wheel.

2. Andy Capp

Logline: Andy Capp, an alcoholic gambler who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in London to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship with a housekeeper named Flo.

1. Cathy

Logline: Nothing is scarier than a single, desperate woman with an itching to kill the men who she had bad dates with.


 If you liked that, check out some Trate Photoshop power work of awesomeness: 10 Great Movie Posters for Saturday Morning Cartoons10 Board Game Movies That Should Never Be Made. Check out some other fantastic Photoshop jobs with 6 Degrees: From LeBron to Iron Man 2 and  6 Degrees From The Clash to Clash of the Titans. While we're thinking of it, who doesn't like hot ladies? Dig on 12 Hottest Villains in Comics.

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