If Harry Potter Was Made in the 1980s, and Starred David Bowie

Illustration for article titled If Harry Potter Was Made in the 1980s, and Starred David Bowie

If JK Rowling had written the Harry Potter books in the 1980s, they would have been ripe for a sitcom adaptation. And Hogwarts High could have given us broomstick drag racing, a magical Christopher Lloyd, and David Bowie as Voldemort.

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This comes from the wonderful mind of cartoonist Lucy Knisley, who imagines what Harry Potter might have looked like when she was younger:

Illustration for article titled If Harry Potter Was Made in the 1980s, and Starred David Bowie
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[Lucy Knisley]

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It would be the greatest show ever made solely because of the inclusion of David Bowie. That guy is more versatile than most people think. I mean, he was great as Tesla in 'The Prestige'. Still overly under-used today.

I want to see more David Bowie in my films. #harrypotter