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Building A Better Mutant Movie: X Men Writer Coming To Motor City Comic Con

May 16, 2014

In one week the latest in the seemingly endless string of superhero-themed blockbuster films opens nationwide – this one featuring Wolverine and the band of mutants known as the X Men. Like the previous X Men films the latest edition -- called X Men: Days of Future Past -- is based on comic book stories created by writer Chris Claremont. This weekend Metro Detroiters can get an insight into the thoughts that brought characters like Wolverine into being when Claremont appears at the Motor City Comic Con in Novi. Claremont tells WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter that seeing those characters transported to the big screen is still a thrilling prospect…

Not surprisingly, Claremont is quite the thoughtful and eloquent fellow on issues ranging from comics versus film to finding something admirable in any character. Too eloquent, sadly, for all of his discussion to fit within the time constraints of broadcasting. Here's the full, unedited interview...