Parting Shot: What If Harry Potter Were an ’80s Teen Drama?
The final chapter of the Harry Potter movies opens in theaters tonight, and while there’s a timeless element to the orphan-boy-discovers-magical-destiny story, artist Lucy Knisley — who also drew the fantastic posters retelling the entire series — decided to imagine how the story might have looked in a different time. Specifically, if Harry Potter been set in the 1980s. The results sound irresistible, and the only thing missing is a killer ’80s soundtrack that I think we all know would involve “Magic” by The Cars. [Full Comic]