Kicking ass in six frames

David Rigby has won Little White Lies’ competition to condense a favourite film into a six panel comic strip, with his take on Zombieland (detail shown, above). We have his comic, plus a selection of some of the other best entrants here on the CR blog

David Rigby has won Little White Lies’ competition to condense a favourite film into a six panel comic strip, with his take on Zombieland (detail shown, above). We have his comic, plus a selection of some of the other best entrants here on the CR blog…

Sporting a cover by comics legend John Romita Jr., the new issue of Little White Lies has new film Kick Ass as its featured title; a tale of a high school student who decides to become a super hero, despite having no special powers, adapted from Romita Jr’s and Mark Millar’s comic book.

To coincide with having Kick Ass as its lead film, LWL ran a readers competition to transform a favourite film into a six panel comic strip. The winner was David Rigby, who cast an ironic eye over the nuances of the film Zombieland, and whose entry features in the new issue of LWL out March 4 alongside two runners-up strips. The best of the rest will also be included in a special digital edition published March 5.

Until then, Rigby’s work plus the two runners-up are shown in full below, followed by several of the best entries, which include six panel digests of Total Recall, The Wicker Man, Seven, Adaptation, Flash Gordon and The Road.

The new issue of Little White Lies is available to buy, here

Zombieland by David Rigby (winner)

Seven by Mat Bond (runner up)

Total Recall by Matt Boyce (runner-up)

American Psycho by Claire Murray

The Road by David Pye

The Wicker Man by Hurk

Man On Wire by Jack Noel

Flash Gordon by Mark Taplin

Adaptation by Phil Marsden

2001 by Rich Johnston

And here’s John Romita Jr.’s fantastic cover for the new issue:

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