Tag Archives: Grant Morrison

Doctor Who And Batman Week Day 2: Batman 700

I’m a couple of weeks late with my review of this one, so most of what there is to be said about it has been said elsewhere by other people. But there are a couple of things that I don’t … Continue reading

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The Return Of Bruce Wayne… And Hypertime

Return Of Bruce Wayne 2 was a bit good, wasn’t it? Almost a fifth issue of Klarion in look, with Frazer Irving getting to draw lots more grumpy Puritans, albeit this time living above ground and human, rather than the … Continue reading

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The Hero’s Journey (BATMAN! for those who’ve given up on me doing comics blogging again…)

So, after that semi-enforced break, I’m here to talk about Batman. I’ve promised that I’ll review every Batman title Grant Morrison writes until the end of the Return Of Bruce Wayne storyline, but in truth RoBW #1 gives rather little … Continue reading

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Linkblogging For 18/03/10

Shame about Alex Chilton. One of the greats gone… Via Tez Burke, here’s a five-CD set of ‘toytown music’, that style of English baroque pop which combined piccolo trumpets and lyrics about toy soldiers and childhood. Follow the rapidshare links … Continue reading

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Joe The Barbarian

If there is one person who I wish had never been born, it’s Joseph Campbell. The concept of ‘the Hero’s Journey’ has done more to ruin fiction and popular culture than any other concept I can think of. I’m not … Continue reading

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Linkblogging For 25/01/10

I’ve spent the last week working on PEP!-related stuff, but I’ve now sent the final text out to all contributors. All that remains is to get any last-minute changes from them, and get it typeset, so I can start posting … Continue reading

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Modernism Vs Post-Modernism – Why Can’t Comics Reviewers Define Terms? (Hyperpost 9)

A revised and improved version of this essay is in my book Sci-Ence! Justice Leak! – hardback, paperback, PDF Kindle (US), Kindle (UK), all other ebook formats This one’s going to be quite a short one, and more of a … Continue reading

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