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'Sin City 2' could be preparing to be the first comic book movie bomb

According to Comic Book Movie on Saturday, it is likely that Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez's "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" is bracing to be the first comic book movie failure. So far this year with "Captain America: The Winter Soldier", "The Amazing Spider-Man 2", "X-Men: Days of Future Past", and "Guardians of the Galaxy" getting awesome reviews and drawing in major funds, it appears that "Sin City 2" is lackluster at best.

Writer/director Frank Miller attends Premiere of Dimension Films' 'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For' at TCL Chinese Theatre on August 19, 2014 in Hollywood, California.
Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

The earnings for the sequel was 78 percent of the original "Sin City" film in the same time period following the movie's release. These numbers are also inclusive of ticket prices having risen in the past nine years since the original movie. Also, the 3D ticket price difference hardly helped much in the way of income. "Expendables 3" even half more than what "Sin City 2" did on opening night. Some thought this may have even impacted ticket sales due to a leaked version of the Patrick Hughes had been downloaded online.

The genre of the film making process entailed an environment of a mostly green screen variety. Some of this being expansive and mostly imagined. It's shot in black-and-white with little bit of color here and there. The film has a mobster feel to it of the Al Capone days, but a bit more modernized, but used the lingo synonymous with those days. Where men were referred to as "fellas" and women, "dames." The stories themselves are narrated within the minds of the actors as they went about their merry way and took on the violence popular with the Frank Miller graphic novels.