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The Multiversity

I’m torn between thinking this was good, and thinking this was somewhat pretentious. I like Grant Morrison, but he has a tendency to let his ideas get away from himself and we end up with something like… 392 more words

Book Review

Review: the Savage Sword of Jesus Christ

Jesus, Conan and the Airbrushed Van

“The Savage Sword of Jesus Christ” Published in Heavy Metal Magazine 284

(writer) Grant Morrison

(artists) Matt and Kevin Molen (credited as the Molen Brothers) 471 more words

Comics

Is This Feminism? Grant Morrison's Wonder Woman

I’m a big fan of DC Comics’ Earth One series. They’re retellings of the most famous heroes’ origin stories, and that can be terribly overdone, but these graphic novels have their own unique tone and they’ve been released as full volumes on a pretty slow schedule (not monthly issues) so they maintain some interest. 760 more words

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The Mystery Play - Grant Morrison & Jon J. Muth

The Mystery Play is an often overlooked seventy-six-page graphic novel published by Vertigo in 1994. It has a structure, length, and tone that was never repeated by Morrison, dating as it does from a stage when Vertigo was still exploring the kind of work it would showcase. 777 more words

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Episode 97: Doom Patrol

Welcome to Journey Into Misery, where I explain complicated comics characters, continuity and concepts to the patient and perpetually perplexed Helena Hart.

It’s the long awaited Doom Patrol episode of Journey Into Misery, featuring Grant Morrison, Gerard Way, Rachel Pollack and yes, John Byrne too. 259 more words

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Comic Rants: The Best Plot Twist that Never Happened

I make no exaggeration when I say that All-Star Superman is the best Superman story of all time. It’s also one of the best comic book stories in history, with everything meticulously and lovingly placed. 951 more words

Comic Books

Noh-Varr And The Alien Among Us Trope

Marvel has a number of characters with unusual powers, and one of them is Noh-Varr, known as Marvel Boy. Introduced in 2000 by Grant Morrison, Noh-Varr is a Kree from an alternate dimension who became stranded on Earth 616. 305 more words

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