04th May2021

Comics and Cinema: ‘Kill or Be Killed’ and ‘Blue Ruin’

by Dan Clark

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Comics and Cinema: Kill or Be Killed and Blue Ruin – How They Approach Vigilantes Over Their Head

Welcome to a new series! When comparing comics and movies the conversation tends to be mostly focused on how they adapt the same material. This series is going to be doing something different. Digging a little deeper to pick a movie and comic that share something else in common. For this first installment, we are looking at the comic Kill or Be Killed and the movie Blue Ruin and specifically how they approach the idea of vigilantes over their heads.

Items discussed:

  • Blue Ruin
    Directed by: Jeremy Saulnier
    Written by: Jeremy Saulnier
    Starring: Macon Blair, Devin Ratray, Eve Plumb
    Music by: Brooke Blair, Will Blair
    Cinematography: Jeremy Saulnier
    Edited by: Julia Bloch
  • Kill or Be Killed
    Writer: Ed Brubaker
    Artist: Sean Phillips
    Colorist: Elizabeth Breitweiser
    Published By: Image Comics

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