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Netflix buys Millarworld
« on: 07 August, 2017, 04:47:49 pm »
http://forums.millarworld.tv/t/biggest-news-ever-netflix-buys-millarworld/10356
So yeah,that happened.Im not sure if there is anything left that hasnt been adapted/optioned as a movie,however.
(I apologize if this is the wrong forum,moderators can feel free to move it)

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Re: Netflix buys Millarworld
« Reply #1 on: 07 August, 2017, 05:28:14 pm »
One step closer to the Red Razors adaptation everyone has been clamouring for.

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Re: Netflix buys Millarworld
« Reply #2 on: 07 August, 2017, 05:39:57 pm »
This is.... news.

I hope that Millar enjoys the fortune he's managed to obtain, and that Netflix learns quickly from this terrible mistake.

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Re: Netflix buys Millarworld
« Reply #3 on: 07 August, 2017, 05:45:53 pm »
I hope that Millar enjoys the fortune he's managed to obtain, and that Netflix learns quickly from this terrible mistake.

I dunno man, Millar may not be my cup of scripting, but aside from his direct Hollywood successes, there's a good argument don't that the whole MCU stems from his Ultimates work. Might not be such a crazy idea for Netflix to give him a spin.

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Re: Netflix buys Millarworld
« Reply #4 on: 07 August, 2017, 05:53:37 pm »
Not read any of his stuff other than 2000AD. Any good?

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Re: Netflix buys Millarworld
« Reply #5 on: 07 August, 2017, 06:02:32 pm »
Not read any of his stuff other than 2000AD. Any good?

I thought all his creator-owned stuff for Marvel's Icon imprint was horrible. Cheap, mean-spirited, cynical and nasty. For some reason, the recent(ish) move to Image seems to have improved his output immeasurably. It's pretty much disposable, IMO, but far less unpleasant to read! I enjoyed both Huck and Empress quite a lot, to my considerable surprise.
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Re: Netflix buys Millarworld
« Reply #6 on: 07 August, 2017, 06:03:50 pm »
Not read any of his stuff other than 2000AD. Any good?
His DC stuff,very.His Marvel stuff not so much.Solo,Millarworld stuff really varies.All over the place.

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Re: Netflix buys Millarworld
« Reply #7 on: 07 August, 2017, 06:08:37 pm »
For some reason, the recent(ish) move to Image seems to have improved his output immeasurably. It's pretty much disposable, IMO, but far less unpleasant to read!

I've long thought that if Millar could lose the both desire to shock and the fundamentally spiteful streak that taints much of his writing, he'd be a fine writer. It's good to hear he may be doing just that. He's always been a crowd-pleaser, with a very sharp insight into what a mass audience enjoys, combined with the ability to give them what they want in a proficient, exciting manner - I just wish he didn't cater so often to their baser instincts.

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Re: Netflix buys Millarworld
« Reply #8 on: 07 August, 2017, 06:08:57 pm »
For some reason, the recent(ish) move to Image seems to have improved his output immeasurably. It's pretty much disposable, IMO, but far less unpleasant to read!

I've long thought that if Millar could lose the both desire to shock and the fundamentally spiteful streak that taints much of his work, he'd be a fine writer. It's good to hear he may be doing just that. He's always been a crowd-pleaser, with a very sharp insight into what a mass audience enjoys, combined with the ability to give them what they want in a proficient, exciting manner - I just wish he didn't cater so often to their baser instincts.

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Re: Netflix buys Millarworld
« Reply #9 on: 07 August, 2017, 06:16:11 pm »
Not read any of his stuff other than 2000AD. Any good?
His DC stuff,very.His Marvel stuff not so much.Solo,Millarworld stuff really varies.All over the place.
Thanks. I don't read DC or Marvel, but see that a lot of his other stuff is under Image Comics who I like. Will check some of it out.

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Re: Netflix buys Millarworld
« Reply #10 on: 07 August, 2017, 06:24:17 pm »
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Mr Millar said it was only the third time in history that a company book company purchase on this scale had happened, with Warner Bros buying DC Comics in 1968, and Disney buying Marvel in 2009


Bitch, please. Rebellion buying Whizzer & Chips was a bigger deal.*


* ...and IPC to Mirror Group was definitely an even bigger deal than the lucrative Wanted franchise changing hands

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Re: Netflix buys Millarworld
« Reply #11 on: 07 August, 2017, 06:48:15 pm »
Not read any of his stuff other than 2000AD. Any good?

I thought all his creator-owned stuff for Marvel's Icon imprint was horrible. Cheap, mean-spirited, cynical and nasty.

Aren't you confusing him with his brother Frank?
I call that bold talk for a one-eyed fat man!

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Re: Netflix buys Millarworld
« Reply #12 on: 07 August, 2017, 06:50:31 pm »
Knowing Netflix,they probably decided Unfunnies would be a great adition to their animated lineup.Still,cant be worst then their Castlevania.

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Re: Netflix buys Millarworld
« Reply #13 on: 07 August, 2017, 06:56:55 pm »
I loved The Ultimates titles he worked on and I can't stand superhero comics, if that's a recommendation.

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Re: Netflix buys Millarworld
« Reply #14 on: 07 August, 2017, 07:58:21 pm »
Knowing Netflix,they probably decided Unfunnies would be a great adition to their animated lineup.Still,cant be worst then their Castlevania.
I watched the first episode *shudder*