Which comic book film will beat 'Iron Man 3'?

Iron Man 3 has taken in more than $1.1 billion so far, but we still have four comic book franchises to go before the summer is over.

By: Henry Barajas

Arizona Daily Star

Man of Steel

Man of Steel

You might be saying, "Not another Superman movie." The only difference between Superman and other superhero franchises is that he never got a "reboot" like Spider-Man and Batman have. With Superman, filmmakers have simply been continuing what Richard Donner started in the 1970s.  With "Man o…

The Wolverine

The Wolverine

"X-Men" started the chain of superhero blockbusters. Hugh Jackman has been playing Logan/Wolverine for the last 13 years, but he still looks just as good when he started. It seems that Logan is sticking to the all-black/leather-jacket attire and not the comic book yellow suit and cat mask. T…

R.I.P.D.

R.I.P.D.

Comic book movie adaptations are often ideas that are decades old. R.I.P.D. comic book is published by Dark Horse comics. Dark Horse is the original publisher for the widely popular "Mask" movie that stared Jim Carrey and Cameron Diaz.  R.I.P.D. writer and creator Peter M. Lenkov is a Hollyw…

Kick-Ass 2

Kick-Ass 2

Mark Millar is one of the most prolific writers in the comic book industry: His "Ulitmate Avengers" comic books with artist Brian Hitch inspired the 2012 Marvel "Avengers" movie. Millar also has had success at the box office with his original ideas such as "Wanted" and "Kick-Ass" and he's ho…

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