BOOKS AND MOVIES BY TIMOTHY CALLAHAN
The Devil is in the Details: Examining Matt Murdock and Daredevil(contributor)
Grant Morrison: The Early Years(author)
Keeping the World Strange: A Planetary Guide(contributor)
Gotham City 14 Miles: 14 Essays on Why the 1960s Batman TV Series Matters(contributor)
Minutes to Midnight: Twelve Essays on Watchmen(contributor)
Our Sentence is Up: Seeing Grant Morrison's The Invisibles(introduction)
Teenagers from the Future: Essays on the Legion of Super-Heroes(editor, introduction, contributor)
MAGAZINE CONTENT BY TIMOTHY CALLAHAN (9 TOTAL)
Grant Morrison’s Batman #678 relies heavily on reference to Batman #113 (February 1958), specifically Zur-En-Arrh.
Grant Morrison’s Batman has been courting controversy since it began. Batman has a son? Man-Bats learned ninjitsu? Comics can be full of words instead of pictures?
Batman #668, by Grant Morrison and J.H. Williams III, is an excellent comic book. As the second installment of the three-part “Club of Heroes” story, it expands the story both inwardly and outwardly, creating a… [more]
Eight months ago, in a Wizard Universe article / interview, we read the following words:
Batman #666 begins with a Golden Age homage to the origin of Batman, featuring the words “Who He is and How He Came to Be,” just like in that classic Bob Kane story.
Ah, Batman #665. Morrison seems to be disappointing critics with his run on this title, and I find myself constantly defending the work. I trust him enough as a writer to wait and see how it… [more]
Human Traffic author Craig McGill has been working on a Grant Morrison biography for years, as was recently mentioned in a Morrison interview over at Fanboy Radio. In the preparation for my Grant Morrison book, I… [more]
So Grant Morrison follows up an intruiging Batman prose story full of dense allusions with… this. And the internet scratches its head.
Batman #663 has already generated much commentary and consternation around the world with its prosaic depiction of the Caped Crusader.