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Thursday, April 16, 2020 

Screen Rant believes a Tom King-penned Vision story should be read before seeing Wandavision

But they do give an idea what's going wrong with the overall approach Marvel - or anybody - takes to adapting comics to the big and small screens. Here's another sugarcoated article from Screen Rant where they tell everybody overrated Tom King's Vision miniseries is something to read before watching Wandavision on television, indicating the producers drew ideas from this very miniseries for adapting it:
In the upcoming Disney+ series Wandavision, the Vision becomes a part of a suburban family that can barely maintain its veneer of normalcy. But as fans of Marvel's comics know, this isn't the first time that the cybernetic Avenger has tried to settle down with a wife and kids. Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe who want to glimpse a peek at the influences leading up to the new television show have a crucial first stop to make: The Vision, a 2016 series with a surprisingly similar premise. And it's more than just coincidence: creators connected to the show and to The Vision have already confirmed that Wandavision is taking notes from the comic book series.

While the Vision (Paul Bettany) and Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen) were making their MCU debut in Avengers: Age of Ultron, Marvel gave the Vision a starring role in a 12-issue limited series. The Vision was written by Tom King (Batman, Mister Miracle) and illustrated by Gabriel Hernandez-Walta (Magneto, Zombies vs. Robots), as well as colored by Jordie Bellaire (Black Widow, Pretty Deadly). The series won an Eisner Award, the comic book equivalent of an Oscar, in the Best New Series category.
The Eisner awards have doubtless been corrupted for years, heaping prizes on the scribes and artists who're least deserving. And now, a television adaptation's producers consider it the perfect material for adaptation, instead of Bronze Age Avengers stories where Scarlet Witch and Vision became a couple and married for a time.
The Vision's relevance to Wandavision is a good sign for both comics fans who enjoyed the story and MCU fans looking for memorable books starring their favorite Avengers. But it may not be a good sign for the characters themselves. Without giving away details, The Vision's idyllic family life is a hopeful experiment that quickly disintegrates. Things don't look much better for the MCU Vision and Wanda, whose new series promises to be a surreal and mystery-filled trip that sends the stars through television history. Here's hoping that that particular experiment has better results.
Oh, considering how politically correct today's TV has become, I doubt it. IMHO, it's always a sad moment when a modern comic written by an overrated, overhyped scribe becomes the template for a new movie and TV show, instead of the older, better tales that were written with a lot more respect for the characters, no matter how sad some of their experiences could end up being. For this Marvel fan, discovering a film or TV program is based on something by a bad modern writer is more of a signal to avoid it, no matter what differences there are in the translation to screen. We shouldn't have to award bad writers with no respect for famous creations, which is just what Hollywood is doing.

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