Bonner Online-Bibliographie zur Comicforschung
Bonn Online Bibliography of Comics Research

WIKINDX Resources

Burke, Liam: "‘Superman in Green’. An audience study of comic book film adaptations Thor and Green Lantern." In: Participations 9.297–119, <http://www.participatio ... Issue%202/8%20Burke.pdf> (8. Dez. 2012) 
Resource type: Web Article
Languages: englisch
Peer reviewed
BibTeX citation key: Burke2012a
View all bibliographic details
Categories: General
Keywords: "Green Lantern", "Thor", Adaption, Comic-Verfilmung, Empirie, Fankultur, Rezeption, Superheld, USA
Creators: Burke
Collection: Participations
Attachments   URLs ...
Over the past two decades comic book fans have become a digitally-empowered minority, with mainstream filmmakers much more likely to yield to fan pressure when adapting comics than in pre-digital times. Nonetheless, this fidelity-favouring audience is still only a fraction of the eventual attendance of these blockbuster releases. The larger non-fan audience is frequently drawn to ‘comic-book movies’ by generic markers carefully positioned by filmmakers and publicity to evoke past successes; with the continued popularity of comic-book movies suggesting these strategies have been successful.
To better understand these two broad groups that attend comic book adaptations, audiences at screenings of recent high-profile films Thor and Green Lantern were surveyed. Adopting a similar methodology to Watching The Lord of the Rings, this research was carried out as a quali-quantitative paper survey of filmgoers at three different screenings of each film.
The results offered a nuanced picture of the audience(s) for one of the most popular trends in modern cinema. Ultimately, it was found that while the two broad audiences that attend theses adaptations are not mutually exclusive, they do have differing interests and expectations, which the filmmaker and scholar must consider.
wikindx 5.3.3 ©2018 | Total resources: 11568 | Username: -- | Bibliography: WIKINDX Master Bibliography | Style: Comicforschung-Bibliographie Stil (CFB) | Database queries: 48 | DB execution: 0.27725 secs | Script execution: 0.29007 secs

PHP execution time: 0.01163 s
SQL execution time: 0.27725 s
TPL rendering time: 0.00119 s
Total elapsed time: 0.29007 s
Peak memory usage: 1.4505 MB
Memory at close: 1.4003 MB