The Complete History of Comic Book Movies

ScreenCrush editor, comic-book lover, and undiagnosed masochist Matt Singer is systematically watching every single (American) comic-book movie ever made in the order in which they were released, and charting the genre’s evolution from Saturday morning serial fodder to the world’s biggest blockbusters. If all goes as planned, this column should be completed sometime around the year 2025, right around when ‘The Avengers 9’ hits theaters.

Upcoming Installments:

  • King of the Congo (1952)
  • Blackhawk (1952)
  • Batman: The Movie (1966)
  • Tales From the Crypt (1972)
  • The Vault of Horror (1973)
  • Superman (1978)
The Complete History of Comic-Book Movies: ‘Congo Bill’
ScreenCrush editor, comic-book lover, and undiagnosed masochist Matt Singer is systematically watching every single (American) comic-book movie ever made in the order in which they were released. This week in The Complete History of Comic-Book Movies: A dude name Bill who hangs out in the Congo.

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