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Audio: Grant Morrison on Magic!

Posted in Audio, Books, Comics, Fantasy and Horror, Psychic Phenomena, Sci-Fi, Writing with tags , , , , , , , , , on July 29, 2013 by ghostradioworld

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A lecture on magic given at the Omega Institute in 2005 by comic book writer Grant Morrison.

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Action Comics #2 Sells Out!

Posted in Comics, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror with tags , , , , , , , on September 30, 2011 by ghostradioworld

According to Bleeding Cool, Action Comics #2, one of the hottest comics of DC’s recent relaunch, has “gone to back order”.  This means retailers cannot order any more copies and have any certainty they will receive them by street date.  The comic is written by Grant Morrison with art by Rags Morales.

Video: Real Life Superhero “Phoenix Jones”!

Posted in Comics, Video with tags , , , , , , on January 10, 2011 by ghostradioworld

Back in 2006, award winning comic book writer Grant Morrison said that we’d be seeing real-life superheroes in the next few years.  And this video looks like confirmation of that prediction.

What do you think of this development?  Offer your thoughts in the comments section.

Video: ALL STAR SUPERMAN Trailer!

Posted in Comics, Movies, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, Television, Video with tags , , , , , , , on September 23, 2010 by ghostradioworld

Here’s the trailer for the upcoming animated version of Grant Morrison‘s award-winning comic “All Star Superman“.

Comics: Batman and Robin #10 Preview

Posted in Art, Comics, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror with tags , , , , on March 5, 2010 by ghostradioworld

One of the favorite comics of last year was Grant Morrison’s Batman and Robin.  A series which saw Dick Grayson (former Robin and Nightwing) taking on the cowl of the Batman after Bruce Wayne’s apparent demise, and Bruce Wayne’s odd son Damian in the Robin costume.  (Name a kid Damian, you know he’s gonna be trouble.)  It was brilliant, bizarre and ground-breaking.

Well, the story is continuing, and starting in #10 (going on sale next Wednesday,  March 10,  2010) we will see the beginning of the “Return of Bruce Wayne” storyline.   Can’t wait a week?  Check out these preview pages:

Click on any of these thumbnails for a larger image.

Video: Trailer for Grant Morrison Doc!

Posted in Comics, Movies, Psychic Phenomena, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, Video with tags , , , , , on December 7, 2009 by ghostradioworld

Here’s the trailer for the new documentary Talking with Gods about comic book writer Grant Morrison directed by Patrick Meaney:

Robin to Become Batman!

Posted in Comics with tags , , , , , , , , on March 26, 2009 by ghostradioworld

Bruce Wayne is currently MIA in DC Comics’ various Batman titles.  Possibly dead, possibly living in the distant past.

And, in his absence, it appears that Dick Grayson the original Robin, and currently Nightwing, will don the cape and cowl of Batman.

This was revealed accidentally, when Batman artist Tony Daniel released the follow image of Batman’s new costume on his website:

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Here’s a blow-up of the one of the notes on the side of the picture:

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If you can’t read that it  says:  “Pitch black cape can envelope Dick & hide him completely.”

Although DC hasn’t confirmed this, fans seem now convinced that Dick Grayson will take over the role of Batman at least for a while.

Dick Grayson first appeared as Robin in Detective Comics #38, published in 1940.   Grayson was introduced as the son of circus acrobats, the “Flying Grayson.”   When his parents died at the hands of a mafia boss, he became the ward of Bruce Wayne (Batman), and eventually joined him in his crimefighting exploits as “Robin.”

Robin was brought into the Batman universe to lighten the comic, and appeal to younger readers.  He was an extremely successful character and ushered in a wave of kid sidekicks in super hero comics.

Robin fought crime at Batman’s side for over forty years.  But, in the early eighties, he broke away from Batman, and became a member of the Teen Titans.   In 1984, in Teen Titans #44, Dick Grayson dropped the “Robin” moniker and adopted the super hero identity “Nightwing.”  And he’s continued in that role ever since.

Since the creation of the Nightwing identity the role of Robin has been taken over by other people.  First Jason Todd who served as Robin between 1983-1988, and Tim Drake who has been Robin from 1991 to the present.

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