RIP Mr Giffen

I told them I was sick... Anything not to go to New York Comic Con Thanx Keith Giffen 1952-2023 Bwah ha ha ha ha

Posted by Keith Giffen on Wednesday, 11 October 2023

Death sucks, I need some Oreos....

Characters and comics he helped create have been or are reportedly on the verge of being adapted for the big or small screen:

  • Blue Beetle, the Jaime Reyes incarnation
    Various screen apperances including the Warner Bros. Pictures Presentation
  • Lovecraft
    Being Turned Into a Movie by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss Dec 13, 2019
  • Maxwell Lord
    A main character in Wonder Woman 84 2020
  • Benjamin Stoner aka Anti-Fate?
    Keith gets a special thanks in the credits for Joker (2019), which may relate to the head doctor at Arkham Asylum in Doctor Fate (1987)
  • Lobo
    Various screen incarnations. In June 2019 a spinoff for Lobo was announced in development with Scanlan reprising his role from Krypton, but after Krypton's cancellation the idea was forgotten.
  • Rocket Raccoon
    Core member of Guardians of the Galaxy seen in various screen incarnations after the Guardians movie.
  • Justice League International
    Vaguely the basis of a Justice League of America (1997) TV pilot for a series that never got picked up.

GBBP 75: J.M. DeMatteis & Keith Giffen - GeekDad
J.M. DeMatteis and Keith Giffen chatted with geekdad about Scooby Do, their longtime collaboration, how the industry has changed since the 70s, creator-owned work, and writing for different formats.

Back Issue #91 (2016)
backissue_91.png - 55.2 KBThis issue of the always informative magazine treated fans of Mr Giffen with an all-jerks issue starring the Green Lantern you love to hate, Guy Gardner! in a feature article outlining his history, plus there was an article revisiting the Heckler with quotes from Keith Giffen and Tom Bierbaum.
With the electronic edition at on $3.95 you really can't say no...
Buy from TwoMorrows Publishing.