Monday, March 26, 2007

TMNT is #1...comic book movies continue to dominate box office

TMNT opened in first place at the box office this past weekend with $24.3 million. TMNT, of course, stands for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Turtles were first created as comic book characters by Mirage Studios in 1984. So with TMNT's first place finish, that means that there has been a comic book movie finish in first place in 5 of the past 6 weekends (TMNT, Ghost Rider twice, and 300 twice). And with Spider-Man 3 and Fantastic Four 2: Rise of the Silver Surfer coming soon, 2007 is truly comics' breakout year at the movies!

But where are DC's comic book movies? I'll tell you where: NOWHERE.