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Grant MorrisonCombining the Worlds of Contemporary Comics$
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Marc Singer

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781617031366

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781617031366.001.0001

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Widescreen

Widescreen

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(p.136) Chapter 4 Widescreen
Source:
Grant Morrison
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Marc Singer

Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781617031366.003.0005

This chapter discusses Grant Morrison’s participation in the 1990s in the resurgence of the superhero comics. Morrison was said to have pioneered the “widescreen” approach, which featured high-concept ideas and action on a grand scale. This chapter adds that Morrison further revived the superhero culture through the publishing of his graphic novel series, Flex Mentallo, which featured a comic book character living within the world created in his previous work, Doom Patrol.

Keywords:   comic book, Grant Morrison, Flex Mentallo, widescreen, superhero comics

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