It seems like the movie studios have realized that the fanciful, over-the-top storytelling of comic books are a perfect fit for the blockbuster movie niche. So, we have seen franchise after franchise of comic book characters rise and fall over the last decade. But what about the ones who haven’t been given a nod yet? What untapped comic book gold is still out there to be mined? Here is a list of 5 great comic book characters who deserve their own movie franchise:
Okay, let’s admit it, we all got excited when Joseph Gordon Levitt’s Character in The Dark Knight Rises turned out to be Robin all along. But Batman’s first protege, Dick Grayson, the original Robin, developed into quite the interesting character himself in the DC Universe. It’s not hard to imagine a passing of the torch in the Christopher Nolan series, or a completely new, stand-alone series all it’s own. Nightwing may not be as iconic as Batman, but his spin off potential is immense.