Nick Fury And His Howling Commandos Influenced Inglorious Basterds

Nick Fury And His Howling Commandos Influenced <em>Inglorious Basterds</em>

Director Quentin Tarantino has revealed that the Marvel comic book was one of the movie's main inspirations!

"The Basterds are kind of comic booky," Tarantino told MTV News.

"A big influence on the Basterds was Marvel Comics' Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos. That was definitely an influence on that flick."

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What did you think of Inglorious Basterds? With the similarities between Tarantino's ragtag, scalp-hunting Basterds and Sgt. Fury's wartime crew would you like to see the director handle a movie adaptation of Nick Fury's WWII adventures?
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