Timothy Callahan

Timothy Callahan is the Director of Technology for the North Adams Public Schools and the Dean of Curriculum and Instruction at Drury High School. He also writes books. He used to co-host the weekly Splash Page podcast, but now he mostly spends his free time writing for Comic Book Resources, Tor.com, Marvel.com, and Back Issue magazine.

BOOKS AND MOVIES BY TIMOTHY CALLAHAN

The Devil is in the Details: Examining Matt Murdock and Daredevil

The Devil is in the Details: Examining Matt Murdock and Daredevil (contributor)

Grant Morrison: The Early Years

Grant Morrison: The Early Years (author)

Keeping the World Strange: A Planetary Guide

Keeping the World Strange: A Planetary Guide (contributor)

Gotham City 14 Miles: 14 Essays on Why the 1960s Batman TV Series Matters

Gotham City 14 Miles: 14 Essays on Why the 1960s Batman TV Series Matters (contributor)

Minutes to Midnight: Twelve Essays on Watchmen

Minutes to Midnight: Twelve Essays on Watchmen (contributor)

Our Sentence is Up: Seeing Grant Morrison\'s The Invisibles

Our Sentence is Up: Seeing Grant Morrison's The Invisibles (introduction)

Teenagers from the Future: Essays on the Legion of Super-Heroes

Teenagers from the Future: Essays on the Legion of Super-Heroes (editor, introduction, contributor)

MAGAZINE CONTENT BY TIMOTHY CALLAHAN (13 TOTAL)

12-2All-Stars: How does the Miller / Lee Batman stack up to the Morrison / Quitely Superman?

Once upon a time, Tim Callahan and Chad Nevett completely disagreed about some comics. This is that time. Tim Callahan: So All-Star Superman #12 finally came out, and I wrote about the whole series at… [more]

Batman #678 (Alex Ross cover)Batman #678: The Zur-En-Arrh Connection

Grant Morrison’s Batman #678 relies heavily on reference to Batman #113 (February 1958), specifically Zur-En-Arrh.

Batman #673 (Mar 2008)Batman #673: The Lingering Shadow of 1963

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?

JLA 5Meltzer’s Justice League of America: Now That We’ve All Calmed Down, Was the Comic Any Good?

This summer, hot off the fun of my “debate” with Douglas Wolk about New Avengers, I asked Andrew Gardner, comic fan and intelligent British guy, to begin an e-mail discussion with me about Brad Meltzer’s… [more]

eightballSeduction of the Innocent with EIGHTBALL!

You must have heard, by now, about the high school teacher forced to resign after assigning Eightball #22 to a freshman. If you haven’t read about this fiasco, Heidi covers it pretty well over at… [more]

Batman #668Batman #668 and Agatha Christie

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]

Batman #667Batman #667: Bringing 1950s Characters into the Present

Eight months ago, in a Wizard Universe article / interview, we read the following words:

Batman #666Batman #666: The Future Looks Back to the Past

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.

121307winterreading23Good vs. Bad

In this special feature, Douglas Wolk, author of Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean, joins Sequart’s own Timothy Callahan, author of Grant Morrison: The Early Years, for a discussion of New… [more]

Batman #665Batman #665: The Doppelgangers Three

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]

Grant MorrisonCraig McGill on His Grant Morrsion Biography

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]

Batman #664 (May 2007)Batman #664: Bruce Wayne is Cool

So Grant Morrison follows up an intruiging Batman prose story full of dense allusions with… this. And the internet scratches its head.

Batman #663 (Apr 2007)Batman #663: “The Clown at Midnight”

Batman #663 has already generated much commentary and consternation around the world with its prosaic depiction of the Caped Crusader.

STATISTICS FOR TIMOTHY CALLAHAN

Total Words for All Magazine Content: 22,023