Grant Morrison

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Grant Morrison


Born
in Glasgow, Scotland, The United Kingdom
January 31, 1960

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Scottish comic book author Grant Morrison is known for culture-jamming and the constant reinvention of his work. He is known for his nonlinear narratives and countercultural leanings in his runs on titles including DC Comics' Animal Man, Batman, JLA, The Invisibles, Action Comics, All-Star Superman, and Doom Patrol, and Marvel Comics' New X-Men and Fantastic Four. Many of these are controversial, yet rate in some of the most critically acclaimed and popular books. He is also active in screenwriting.

Average rating: 3.98 · 389,600 ratings · 16,627 reviews · 1,011 distinct worksSimilar authors
Batman: Arkham Asylum - A S...

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4.09 avg rating — 48,089 ratings — published 1989 — 53 editions
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All-Star Superman, Vol. 1

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4.06 avg rating — 35,647 ratings — published 2007 — 7 editions
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3.95 avg rating — 19,741 ratings — published 2005 — 20 editions
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Batman & Robin: Batman Reborn

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4.08 avg rating — 14,119 ratings — published 2010 — 10 editions
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All-Star Superman, Vol. 2

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4.33 avg rating — 12,776 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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Batman and Son

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3.81 avg rating — 10,662 ratings — published 2005 — 14 editions
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Batman: R.I.P.

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3.79 avg rating — 10,945 ratings — published 2008 — 15 editions
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4.13 avg rating — 8,908 ratings — published 2010 — 9 editions
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The Invisibles, Vol. 1: Say...

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3.95 avg rating — 8,329 ratings — published 1996 — 11 editions
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4.06 avg rating — 7,115 ratings — published 2001 — 19 editions
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Liga da Justiça: Terra Dois Batman: Herança Maldita
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Superman: Action Comics, Vo... Superman: Action Comics, Vo... Superman: Action Comics, Vo...
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3.61 avg rating — 9,273 ratings

Batman Incorporated Batman Incorporated, Volume... Batman Incorporated, Volume...
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3.78 avg rating — 8,117 ratings

Doom Patrol, Vol. 1: Crawli... Doom Patrol: La Patrulla Co... Doom Patrol: La Patrulla Co... Doom Patrol: El culto del l... Doom Patrol: El culto del l... Doom Patrol: Los hombres de... Doom Patrol: Los hombres de...
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August 2011, Grant Morrison
"Batman, Superman, X-Men—this comic book writer works with the greats. His new nonfiction book, Supergods, tells us how superheroes can save the real world." ...More

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“Enough madness? Enough? And how do you measure madness? - The Joker”
Grant Morrison, Batman: Arkham Asylum

“Adults...struggle desperately with fiction, demanding constantly that it conform to the rules of everyday life. Adults foolishly demand to know how Superman can possibly fly, or how Batman can possibly run a multibillion-dollar business empire during the day and fight crime at night, when the answer is obvious even to the smallest child: because it's not real.”
Grant Morrison, Supergods: What Masked Vigilantes, Miraculous Mutants, and a Sun God from Smallville Can Teach Us About Being Human

“Your head's like mine, like all our heads; big enough to contain every god and devil there ever was. Big enough to hold the weight of oceans and the turning stars. Whole universes fit in there! But what do we choose to keep in this miraculous cabinet? Little broken things, sad trinkets that we play with over and over. The world turns our key and we play the same little tune again and again and we think that tune's all we are.”
Grant Morrison, The Invisibles, Vol. 1: Say You Want a Revolution

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