The Mask. Poster of the 1994 movie and cover of the book novelization
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The Mask
Mike Richardson, 1994
movie vs book   [NOVELIZATION]
Chuck Russell, 1994

In Edge City, an accident during an underwater plumbing repair in the city’s harbor causes a locked chest to break open, releasing a wooden mask that’s inside it. One day, Tyrell sends his dazzling singer girlfriend Tina Carlyle into Stanley’s bank to record its layout, in preparation for a robbery.


Timecop. Poster of the 1994 movie and cover of the 1982 comic book
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Timecop
Mike Richardson, Mark Verheiden, 1982
movie vs comic book
Peter Hyams, 1994

In 1994, the Justice Department sends George Spota to the Senate Appropriations Committee for approval on a secret project: the establishment of the Time Enforcement Commission with the sole purpose of policing time travel. When confronted, Atwood admits to working for Senator McComb, who is abusing his position and access to time travel technology to raise funds for his upcoming presidential campaign.