Everybody's looking for the next Smallville. Both Warner Bros (DC) and ABC (Marvel) are aiming to create the next sensation based on existing comics properties. But given how bad most comics-to-TV adaptations have been, how do you copy Smallville's success?
Now that we know which shows we'll see during the 2010-2011 TV season, the real work can begin: writing them. Six genre-show pros — veterans of shows like Lost, BSG, and Fringe — reveal what happens behind closed doors.