Pitch Meeting

Pitch Meeting is a monthly column in which we suggest an IP ripe for adaptation, then assign the cast and crew of our dreams.

Explore the full Pitch Meeting archive below

Reckless Friend Of The Devil

‘Reckless’ is a Mean Bastard Noir Waiting to Be Franchised

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Reckless, the new graphic novel series from Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips, is aching for cinematic adaptation. We suggest how to get it done.

Godzilla Vs Kong Kongzilla

‘Kongzilla’ Must Come After ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’

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In our latest Pitch Meeting column, we surmise that the only threat worthy of a ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ sequel rests in a comic book oddity from the 1990s.

graphic novel Dracula Motherf**ker

‘Dracula Motherf**ker’ Redefines the Monster and Demands Adaptation

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The Image Comics graphic novel from Alex de Campi and Erica Henderson returns the Count to his classic monster status.

Fire Power Kirkman Samnee

The New Comic Book Series ‘Fire Power’ Already Demands Adaptation

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We dig into the new comic from Robert Kirkman and Chris Samnee to uncover how a simultaneous film and TV adaptation could work.

Lady Killer Comic Book

‘Lady Killer’ is the Cathartic Comic Adaptation We Sickos Desire

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Mixing ‘Leave it to Beaver’ fantasy with cold-blooded ritual, ‘Lady Killer’ is a dementedly dark comic book screaming for adaptation.

Jack Kirby Biography

Jack Kirby Demands Cinematic Justice

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We imagine an adaptation of the new Tom Scioli graphic novel that rights decades of creative and financial mistreatment.

The Amazing Screw On Head

More Than a Decade After its Failed Pilot, Let’s Reconsider ‘The Amazing Screw-On Head’

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Why can’t studios let Bryan Fuller have nice things? The Mike Mignola comic book should have been Fuller’s masterpiece adaptation.

Usagi Yojimbo Stan Sakai

Someone Should Jump on a ‘Usagi Yojimbo’ Adaptation

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With streamers gobbling up weirdo comic book properties all over the place, Stan Sakai’s glorious Akira Kurosawa love-letter waits patiently.

Godzilla Half Century War

The Only New ‘Godzilla’ Movie We Want to See is ‘The Half-Century War’

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Ok, so that’s a lie, we’ll watch whatever ‘Godzilla’ movie we’re given, but ‘The Half-Century War’ is the best option.