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Grant Morrison: Combining the Worlds of Contemporary Comics

Marc Singer

Abstract

One of the most eclectic and distinctive writers currently working in comics, Grant Morrison (b. 1960) brings the auteurist sensibility of alternative comics and graphic novels to the popular genres—superhero, science fiction, and fantasy—that dominate the American and British comics industries. His comics range from bestsellers featuring the most universally recognized superhero franchises (All-Star Superman, New X-Men, Batman) to more independent, creator-owned work (The Invisibles, The Filth, We3) that defies any generic classification. This book examines how Morrison uses this fusion of st ... More

Keywords: comics, Grant Morrison, graphic novels, superhero, science fiction, fantasy, All-Star Superman, New X-Men, Batman, We3

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9781617031366
Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781617031366.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marc Singer, author