by Deborah Lipp
I have a pet peeve about comic book movies, and Professor Spouse is sick of hearing it, so I’m imposing on you all. When Professor Spouse and I got back from seeing Dr. Strange, I said, “I have one* complaint—it’s an origin story.” She said, “I knew you would say that.”
*Well, only one complaint that is the subject of this essay.
The fundamental problem in comic book movies is the shift into a different medium, though in many ways the mediums are a natural fit...