Doctor Strange (2016) Movie poster and comic book cover compared.

Doctor Strange

Scott Derrickson, 2016

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Doctor Strange Master of the Mystic Arts
Stan Lee, Steve Ditko, 1978

Doctor Strange is a movie directed by Scott Derrickson in 2016 and based on the characters from the comic book Doctor Strange Master of the Mystic Arts by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, first published in 1978. The movie features Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Mads Mikkelsen, Tilda Swinton, and others.

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“The movie is better than the comic book”

But the comic book is worth reading.

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RATING

7.5

/ 10

Movie Poster: Doctor Strange (Scott Derrickson, 2016)

8.7

/ 10

Comic Book Cover: Doctor Strange Master of the Mystic Arts (Stan Lee, Steve Ditko, 1978)

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Storyline

In Kathmandu, the sorcerer Kaecilius and his zealots enter the secret compound Kamar-Taj and behead its librarian. They steal a few pages from an ancient, mystical text belonging to the Ancient One, a long-lived sorcerer who has taught every student at Kamar-Taj, including Kaecilius, in the mystic arts.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Doctor Strange, the 2016 movie by Scott Derrickson

Year

2016

Minutes

115

Movie Rate

7.50

Source: IMDb

Cover of Doctor Strange Master of the Mystic Arts, the 1978 comic book by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko

Year

1978

Pages

160

Book Rate

8.70

S: Goodreads

Comic Book

Doctor Strange Master of the Mystic Arts

Country: USA

First published in: 1978

Length: 160 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Poster of Doctor Strange, the 2016 movie by Scott Derrickson

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Cover of Doctor Strange Master of the Mystic Arts, the 1978 comic book by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko

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IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Doctor Strange, the 2016 movie by Scott Derrickson

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22% No

14 votes

4 votes

comic book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Doctor Strange Master of the Mystic Arts, the 1978 comic book by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko

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