Spawn movies

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  1. Dean Kousoulas

    Dean Kousoulas Second Unit

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    I just watched the 1997 live action movie "Spawn" tonight, and since the film leads much to be desired, I'm looking to further the story. I noticed that HBO video has a couple cartoon Spawn titles. Are they direct sequels to the live action flick, and are they worth checking out?

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    I believe you have it backwards. If memory serves, the live action movies came after the animation HBO series. I just bought the animation set but have yet to watch it. Maybe this weekend. [​IMG]
     
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    The animated series, live action movies, and comic books are all basically the same story, but told in different ways to appeal to different audiences. None is a sequel to another. That is, many of the same events take place in all three.

    The animated series is an adult program, so it's a lot more gritty and graphic than the movie. I share your opinion about the film, but I absolutely adore the animated show- and I don't even read comic books.

    I highly recommed picking up the box set which contains all three seasons.
     
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    I thought the animation of the animated series sucked. Every aspect of it was pretty good, but the animation killed it for me. It was also a bit slow and boring in some parts.
     
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    I haven't seen the HBO animated series, but I do have the comic books about #'s 1-55, and they're well worth reading. Great story and great art. I just sort of stopped collecting at some point. The live action movie was, IMHO, beyond terrible. A huge letdown to me, and even without any comparison to the excellent comics, an awful movie on its own.
     
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    The style was good, but the framerate was really bad. There is a chance it could have been the copy we have.
     
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    I used to be a huge Spawn fan, dug the flick, collected all the comics, I stopped at about 50 I believe and just recently picked up the first two Animated DVD's from Wal Mart for $5 a pop! I havent watched em yet, but I plan to soon.
     

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