A few years ago, comic book creator Grant Morrison talked to Hero Complex about “a big science fiction story set […]
Grant Morrison deals with big concepts and bigger ideas. And in the world of comic books, the Scottish writer who has taken on the X-Men, Batman, Superman and more is known for telling mindblowing tales. But a Morrison story makes readers think as well as make them scratch their heads. Show More Summary
Annihilator is so much more than it appears at first glance. The cheesy antihero trappings are all a deliberate part of this reality-bending look at fiction and the people who create it. We got the chance to read issue one of this six-part graphic novel ahead of its release today, and we'll help you decide if it's worth a read.
Grant Morrison and Frazer Irving's "Annihilator" #1 has a lot of potential, serving as a springboard for the creative team's latest epic.
We spoke to artist Frazer Irving to get some insight into this unique graphic novel: Part sci-fi story about a man stuck on the edge of the Milky Way's own black hole—the eponymous Annihilator—and part story about the weirdness of Hollywood culture.
Grant Morrison writes weird comics. Comics filled with streets that talk, a Joker that squeezes Batman's ass and a Superman who saves the universe by singing to it. Some of those lovingly bizarre ideas get pulled from his own life and experiences. But the head-trip material from his newest stuff comes from this reality's nexus of shiny desperation: Hollywood. Read more...
A lot has been said about the work of Grant Morrison, sweeping, epic, and metafictional. His newest comic “Annihilator” #1 is none of those things. Yet, still manages to be some of his most prolific work. WRITTEN BY: Grant Morrison ART BY: Frazer Irving PUBLISHER: Legendary PRICE: $3.99 RELEASE: September 10, 2014 Anyone whose ever […]
Grant Morrison needs no introduction. If you’re reading comics and you haven’t heard of him, rush to your local comic book store and grab a copy of Batman: Arkham Asylum, or The Invisibles, or his work on Animal Man. There is something about his work, it’s bigger than you or I, but it takes the notion of story and treats it like […]
For a bunch of guys who basically sit in our rooms in front of a computer all day, we writers sure do like to think we're fascinating people. Why, we create whole worlds in our heads and such! ...
Still have a few firing synapses after trying to wrap your head around Grant Morrison's unified theory of DC that is Multiversity? Then you'd best not miss out on Annihilator, in which fiction and non-fiction collide — and a struggling writer must keep his mind and the universe from imploding! Read more...
Marvel's "Miracleman Annual" #1 features a 'lost' story from Grant Morrison and Joe Quesada, and a new tale by Peter Milligan and Mike Allred.
Superhero nerds and comics snobs, gather and rejoice! We're proud to make an exclusive announcement: Marvel Comics is about to publish the first new Miracleman stories in 20 years. And what's more, one of those stories will be the first-ever publication of a long-lost Miracleman script written nearly 30 years... More »
Grant Morrison’s latest event, The Multiversity (DC), has finally arrived after much anticipation. Enough time has passed since the initial announcement that readers could be forgiven for having given up on waiting. Readers could also be forgiven for detecting a slight musty odor to the proceedings. Show More Summary
The Multiversity spans 52 parallel universes and features characters like a Nazi Superman and a vampire Batman. Keeping track of everything requires an infographic. It's a lot. That said, Grant Morrison's new, mind-bending mini-series still encompasses everything that's right in the alternate reality comic book world. Angry Nerd is ready to dive in.
Now that Grant Morrison’s long-awaited miniseries has debuted, ROBOT 6 considers what to take away from the first issue & the notion of "headcanon."
Learn the cultural inspirations for Grant Morrison's Doom Patrol villain, Mr. Nobody, back to Wavy Gravy, Betty Boop and a black vaudeville superstar.
This is the latest in a series giving you the cultural context behind certain comic book characters/behaviors. You know, the sort of then-topical references that have faded into the “foggy ruins of time.” To wit, twenty years from now, a college senior watching episodes of Seinfeld will likely miss a lot of the then-topical pop […]
We are still reading post-The Authority superhero comics almost exclusively. While Grant Morrison and Howard Porter’s JLA kicked off the Blockbuster Widescreen Era of superhero comics, the Warren Ellis/Bryan Hitch/Paul Neary/Laura DePuy The Authority took that sensibility and added on a subtle question of morality and heroism that remains unresolved. Show More Summary
Grant Morrison discusses how "Annihilator" delves into commentary on Hollywood while sticking to classic movie script structure and its hero's pulp origins.
Years in the making, Grant Morrison's "The Multiversity" has arrived! Now that it's here, which Earth are you most excited about seeing Morrison explore?