This week: Batman, Incorporated #9! Batman’s Son Dead?!Read More
For decades Scottish writer Grant Morrison has been leaving his wildly creative mark on the sequential storytelling medium with titles like The Filth, The Invisibles and Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth. When he’s not writing ground-breaking (and mind-blowing!) comics, Morrison is a playwright and screenwriter.
His last book, Supergods: What Masked Vigilantes, Miraculous [...]
Being a relative newcomer to superhero comics, I’ve endeavored to educate myself on their history and the lives of some of their most compelling writers and artists. Grant Morrison’s Supergods has been an invaluable resource in my journey, supplying an admittedly idiosyncratic insider’s view on the industry. Morrison’s book is full of interesting trivia, and [...]Read More
This week: Action Comics #1! The relaunch of DC Comics most important comic book!Read More
I went to the emergency room Thursday night. I’ve got a stomach condition. The test have been inconclusive. The agonizing pain has not.
I came home in the small hours of Friday morning. Since then, I’ve been working my way through Grant Morrison’s groundbreaking work of comic book scholarship-cum-autobiography SUPERGODS: What Masked Vigilantes, Miraculous Mutants, and a Sun [...]
I’m covering three fantastic nonfiction titles in this week’s “In the Mailbag”:
Grant Morrison’s Supergods, Juliet Eilperin’s Demon Fish and Jon Ronson’s The Psychopath Test.
From one of the most acclaimed and profound writers in the world of comics comes a thrilling and provocative exploration of humankind’s great modern myth: the superhero.Read More
Thanks to the fine folks at Suvudu, I had the opportunity to attend the world premiere of “All-Star Superman,” the tenth entry in the popular series of DC Universe Animated Original Movies, at the Paley Center. For the uninitiated, the film is based on the acclaimed limited comic series of the same name, written by [...]Read More