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31May/112

Comic Book Movies 2011: A Newbie’s Guide (Part 1)

One of the most frequently asked questions I get in my job as a bookseller who specialises in, amongst other things, graphic novels is “where do I start?”. Well okay, that's the question most frequently asked after we've established that yes I'm a woman, yes I read comics, yes I've actually read all of these ones behind me.

As we settle down to a monster year of comic book films coming to our cinemas, let's have a look at an ultimate guide for beginners to the stars of the year: Thor, The X-Men, Green Lantern, Captain America, Conan, and Judge Dredd. Heck, I'll even throw in a little Priest, Cowboys & Aliens, and Tintin for you.

Comic Book Movies of 2011