Adaptations typically are spawned from other media and related sources, such as:
- Television shows
- Radio and stage plays
- Traditional stories and Fairytales
Often the source material will be expanded upon or transposed into another time period as a starting point for the creative process.
Some notable works that have been adapted and built upon are:
The Adaptation is often tied into the concept of the Photo Cover comic as well.
Similar concepts also include TV Show Continuations and Television Series Companion Comic.