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Comic-book Commission! (Part 1)

What you see here is one of my latest illustrations, commissioned by my friend Chuck –one of my first patrons! if you’re into motorcycles, you should check out his podcast… 592 more words

Batman and Son : Grant Morrison's Magum Opus

Grant Morrison’s take on the Dark Knight truly swept me away, his prose and his story telling abilities brimmed with the themes of family, history and mythology.  1,145 more words


“And when we outgrow any given set of conceptual pigeonholes we must always be prepared to move on, to advance from soul-state to soul-state, as Sri Aurobindo put it: and from illumination to illumination.

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Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth

Why So Serious, House?

Let’s get something straight right away: Grant Morrison is a modern comics master. He’s a writer known for deconstructing comics and comic book characters, then re-scultping them in a fashion which honors their tradition while simultaneously transfiguring them into something wholly unique. 1,827 more words

Arkham Asylum

Grant Morrison and Cameron Stewart, Seaguy

Seaguy by Grant Morrison

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Thanks to all my regular readers who come here in search of slightly more traditional essays on the “classics,” however defined, for holding on tight through my now year-long re-reading of comic-book writer Grant Morrison. 1,323 more words


Preeview: Sideways #10

In the wake of his mother’s death, Derek learns that home is where the hell is. Despondent over missing her funeral and shunned by his father because of it, Sideways reunites with his best friend Ernie for some heart-to-heart talk. 228 more words


Preview: Green Lantern #1

Superstar writer Grant Morrison (Batman, All-Star Superman) returns to DC alongside red-hot artist Liam Sharp (The Brave AND the Bold, Wonder Woman… 78 more words