Tag: Grant Morrison

All-New MIRACLEMAN Annual #1

Published by Marvel Comics Okay before I review this I guess I need to do a quick history lesson. Back in the 1940’s a comic-book publisher called Fawcett Comics created a new superhero called Captain Marvel. When young boy Billy Batson said the magic word SHAZAM, he became the adult superhero Captain Marvel who had…

The Multiversity: Thunderworld Adventures #1

Written by Grant Morrison Drawn by Cameron Stewart Published by DC Comics The Multiveristy is a long miniseries written by Grant Morrison, with each issue taking place on a separate parallel universe. The conceit of the series is that in each universe the characters in the other universes are fictional comic-book characters, and so each…

SECRET IDENTITIES ARE COOL! (part 2)

Previously: SECRET IDENTITIES ARE COOL! Following up on that previous post, I’ve had a few people tell me that they mostly agree, but that it depends on the character. I certainly agree with that. And there are some characters who can work either with or without them, it just depends on how they’re written. But…

ABSOLUTE ALL-STAR SUPERMAN

As I said in my list of 5 FAVORITE SUPERMAN STORIES, I consider Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely’s epic 12-issue series to be one of the best Superman stories ever written (& drawn). The love and reverence that Morrison feels for this character can be felt on every page. As noted, I’ve bought this series…

MY 5 FAVORITE SUPERMAN COMICS

5/SUPERMAN VS. THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN Written by Gerry Conway &; drawn by Ross Andru (with some help from Neal Adams and John Romita Sr.), released in 1976, this was the 1st official crossover comic between DC Comics and Marvel Comics. There have been many crossovers in the decades since then, some better written and drawn…

ALL STAR SUPERMAN the animated film

The 12-issue comic-book series, All Star Superman by Grant Morrison and Frank Quietly is my 2nd favorite Superman story, after Superman Vs. Muhammad Ali. So when I heard that Warner Bros was making an animated film based on the series, and that it would be written by Dwayne McDuffie, one of my all-time favorite comic-book…