Here is a selection of recent press, from television and radio shows to magazine and newspaper interviews and online articles. TELEVISION
3rd October 2013
Grant Morrison speaks to Patrick Abboud in his only Australian TV interview while appearing at the Graphic Festival at Sydney Opera House. See him discuss his new series Multiversity here:
MSNBC28TH JULY 2011THE DYLAN RATIGAN SHOW
Grant discusses the Supergods book and 'how superheroes can teach others to become better people'.
FBI 94.5FMGRANT MORRISON; OUT OF THE BOX3rd October 2013, 12pm
Grant Morrison talks to Stuart Buchanan about his life and work, and shares some of his favourite songs.
ABCTRIPLE J: MORNINGS WITH ZAN4TH October 2013
Grant Morrison appears on Australian morning radio show Mornings with Zan, picks five songs to represent five different characters, and talks about the relationship between fantasy and reality. Listen to his diverse range of choices, ranging from Monster Magnet to Beyonce, by following the link:
KCRWGUEST DJ PROJECT4TH Jan 2012
Grant guest DJs with host Eric J Lawrence. To listen to the show, or to read a full transcript, follow the link. It’s worth it, as much as anything else, to hear The Smiths and The Rutles played on the same show...
89.3 KPCCAirTalk: Hosted by Larry Mantle28TH JULY 2011Comic book writer Grant Morrison on 'Supergods,' his history & philosophy of superheroeshttp://www.scpr.org/programs/airtalk/2011/07/28/20061/grant-morrisson/NEWSPAPER & MAGAZINE - INTERVIEWS AND ARTICLES
WONDER WOMAN: EARTH ONE
July 12th 2013
By Geoff Boucher
Grant Morrison talks about the sexual themes involved with his upcoming release Wonder Woman: Earth One
http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20717639 July 12th 2013
MY LITTLE PONY MEETS SIN CITY: COMIC BOOK STARS GRANT MORRISON, DARICK ROBERTSON TALK UP THE SURREAL PULP OF “HAPPY!”
Sept 27th 2012
By Jeff Jenson
Jeff Jensen talks to Grant Morrison and Darick Roberston about the influences and ideas that lead to the 4 issue miniseries Happy!
26th July 2011In the print edition with an expanded conversation piece onlineComic Book Heroes: A conversation between Neil Gaiman and Grant Morrison by Keith Staskiewicz
FINANCIAL TIMES15th JULY 2011Hero worship by Tim MartinKnockabout fun or antidote to human powerlessness in an age of technology? Two narratives consider the changing face of superhero comicshttp://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/f598e770-ad57-11e0-a24e-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1TkXdGVeH
21st August 2013
GRANT MORRISON: WHY I’M RESURRECTING WONDER WOMAN
By Laura Sneddon
Morrison discusses his upcoming new graphic novel, Wonder Woman: The Trial of Diana Prince.
23rd JULY 2011Grant Morrison: my Supergods from the age of the superheroFrom frying God's brain to escorting Thatcher from office, the Scots writer chooses his favourite superhero moments http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/jul/23/grant-morrison-supergods-superheroes 21st July 2011Supergods: Our World in the Age of the Superhero by Grant Morrison – reviewThis history of US comics by a pivotal writer in the genre is big on ideas, ambition and length, writes Jonathan Rosshttp://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/jul/21/supergods-grant-morrison-review-jonathan-ross?INTCMP=SRCH
COMIC-CON: GRANT MORRISON TO LAUNCH INDIAN ANIMATED SERIES ON YOUTUBE
July 22nd 2013
By Nyay Bhusha
Read about the launch of 18 Days, the new Graphic India YouTube series, written by Grant Morrison.
NY COMIC-CON RZA TEAMING UP WITH GRANT MORRISONFOR “HAPPY!” (EXCLUSIVE)
October 9th 2012
By Borys Kit
Former Wu-Tang Clan frontman and Hip-Hop producer RZA is set to direct a film adaptation of the Grant Morrison and Darick Robertson comic Happy!
COMIC WRITER GRANT MORRISON STARTS HIS OWN CONVENTION
16th May 2012
Grant Morrison launches Morrison-Con, to be held in Las Vegas September 28th-30th 2012. Grant talks to Borys Kit about his plans for the convention and how Morrison-Con will reshape the world of comic-cons.
LA WEEKLY28th JULY 2011Grant Morrison's Supergods: Comic Book Writer Chats About Why We Need Superheroes by Casey Burchby http://blogs.laweekly.com/stylecouncil/2011/07/grant_morrison_supergods_comic.php
THE LIST21st JUNE 2011Supergods - Grant Morrison interviewGrant Morrison describes his journey to become one of the world’s leading comics writershttp://www.list.co.uk/article/35132-supergods-grant-morrison-interview/
THE METRO12th JULY 201160 Second Interview: Superman writer Grant Morrison: I taught Robbie Williams magic Comics writer Grant Morrison speaks to Metro about experimenting with voodoo, being visited by aliens and teaching magic to Take That's Robbie Williams.http://www.metro.co.uk/lifestyle/869082-superman-writer-grant-morrison-i-taught-robbie-williams-magic
THE NEW STATESMANGRANT MORRISON: WHY I’M STEPPING AWAY FROM SUPERHEROES15TH SEPTEMBER 2012
Grant Morrison talks to Laura Sneddon about reaction to his receiving an MBE, the controversy over the ‘Batman is gay’ debacle and Happy!, “The most offensively sweary book I think I’ve ever written”.
THE NEW STATESMAN7th JULY 2011"Superman is a socialist superhero" by Helen Lewis-Hasteley The graphic novelist Grant Morrison on the evolution of secular gods, his love of happy endings . . . and the problem with Watchmen.http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/helen-lewis-hasteley/2011/07/superheroes-superman-graphic
NEW YORK MAGAZINE21st July 2011Grant Morrison on His Supergods, Reinventing Superman, and His Problem With X-Menhttp://nymag.com/daily/entertainment/2011/07/grant_morrison.htmlSupergods included on the Approval Matrix for w/c 1st August 2011.http://nymag.com/arts/all/approvalmatrix/approval-matrix-2011-8-1/
NEW YORK POST
25TH Feb 2013
DC KILLING OFF BATMAN’S ‘BOY WONDER’ DAMIAN WAYNE IN NEW COMIC BOOK
By Josh Saul
Reaction to the death of Damian Wayne in Batman Incorporated no.8
NEW YORK TIMESA HUMAN SUPERSTAR AMONG THE SUPERHEROESBy George Gene Gustines11th October 2012
Discusses the Grant Morrison Spotlight event at the 2012 New York Comic-Con, Multiversity, and his role in the reinvention of superheroes.
PLAYBOYMAY 2012Profile by Gavin Edwards, with portrait by Frank Quitely
Morrison talks about the role of the Superhero as the outcast, and explores why they have captured the imagination of generations.
14th August 2013
GRAPHIC INDIA , YOUTUBE DEBUT GRANT MORRISON’S 18 DAYS
By Rich Shivener
9th MAY 2011Starred review and Book of the Week for Supergods.http://www.publishersweekly.com/978-1-4000-6912-5
ROLLING STONEISSUE 1138, Cover Date 1st September 2011
The Psychedelic Superhero by Brian Hiatt, Profile piece and portrait in print edition with additional articles online including a Best of and a web exclusive outtakes piece.
THE SCOTSMAN/SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY26th JULY 2011Interview: Grant Morrison, comic book writer by Peter Rosshttp://living.scotsman.com/interviews/Interview-Grant-Morrison-comic-book.6806801.jp24TH JULY 2011Book review: Supergods: Our World in the Age of the Superhero By Martin GrayGrant Morrison's comic book odyssey is a triumph, in several dimensionshttp://news.scotsman.com/entertainment/Book-review--Supergods-Our.6806027.jp
6TH AUGUST 2012
Grant Morrison features in The Skinny’s first sponsored event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival on 17th August 2012. David Agnew profiles his career to date.
11TH January 2014
TRUTH IS BATMAN WOULDN’T LAST 5 MINUTES ON A FRIDAY NIGHT IN SCOTLAND
By Chris Sweeney
A light hearted look at how Batman would adapt to the Scottish social culture, mainly based on Frankie Boyle’s interview with Grant Morrison from the BBC Radio 4 show Chain Reaction.
SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
27TH September 2013
A MATTER OF COMIC GENIUS
By Bronywn Thompson
Interview with Grant Morrison and former My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way about their participation in the visual festival Graphic, at the Sydney Opera House.
THE TIMES OF INDIA
1ST September 2013
By Narayanan Krishnaswami
Grant Morrison talks about why superheroes have an increasing appeal in countries such as India and China, and his new YouTube series, 18 Days.
9th Jan 2014
Morrison, Burnham reteam for scary ‘Nameless’ horror
By Brian Truitt
SUNDAY GEEKERSATION: GRANT MORRISON SWITCHES SUPERHEROES
28TH July 2013
Grant Morrison talks about leaving Batman behind for Wonder Woman, and what he really feels about the Man of Steel movie.
1st April 2013
Grant Morrison recalls the life and death of Damian Wayne
21st JULY 2011Comic-Con showcases average heroes by Brian Truitthttp://www.usatoday.com/life/movies/news/2011-07-19-comic-con-preview_n.htm20th JULY 2011Grant Morrison chronicles 'Supergods' of comics by Brian Truitthttp://www.usatoday.com/life/comics/2011-07-20-Grant-Morrison-teaches-the-history-of-superheroes-in-Supergods_n.htm18th JULY 2011Superman flying solo in DC Comics relaunch by Brian Truitthttp://www.usatoday.com/life/comics/2011-07-18-superman-a-bachelor-in-comics-relaunch_n.htmONLINE PRESSCNN26th JULY 2011What’s next for Superman?http://whatsnext.blogs.cnn.com/2011/07/26/whats-next-for-superman/
LA WEEKLY29th JULY 2011Grant Morrison and Gerard Way Cure our San Diego Comic-Con Withdrawals at Meltdown Comics By Liz Ohanesianhttp://blogs.laweekly.com/stylecouncil/2011/07/grant_morrison_gerard_way_melt.phpAnd accompanying photoshttp://www.laweekly.com/slideshow/grant-morrison-and-gerard-way-meltdown-comics-33892144/
MAXIM18th JULY 2011Comic Book Superstars: Grant Morrison by Savas Abadsidis http://www.maxim.com/amg/HUMOR/Articles/Comic+Book+Superstars:+Grant+Morrison
ALL BECOMING STARCHILDREN: AN EVENING WITH GRANT MORRISON
15th May 2013
By Kevin M Brettauer for MTV Geek
MTV Geek reports on an evening with Grant Morrison at DC Entertainment’s Burbank offices.
27th JULY 2011SDCC 2011: Grant MorrisonOn 'Action Comics'http://www.mtv.com/videos/misc/670541/sdcc-2011-grant-morrison-on-action-comics.jhtmlTalks 'Batman: Leviathan'http://www.mtv.com/videos/misc/670542/sdcc-2011-grant-morrison-talks-batman-leviathan.jhtml#id=1668043Is Provoking Fanshttp://www.mtv.com/videos/misc/670543/sdcc-2011-grant-morrison-is-provoking-fans.jhtml#id=1668043Grant Morrison's 'Supergods'http://www.mtv.com/videos/misc/670544/sdcc-2011-grant-morrisons-supergods.jhtml#id=1668043Explains 'Multiversity'http://www.mtv.com/videos/misc/670545/sdcc-2011-grant-morrison-explains-mutliveristy.jhtml#id=1668043
Feature on the launch of Grant Morrison’s new Graphic India’s YouTube series 18 days, premiering during YouTube’s Geek Week, August 4-11 2013. It includes clips of the series, with music from Indian rockers Pentagram, and Grant explaining more about the tale.
WIRED27th JULY 2011Grant Morrison's Theory on the Modern SuperheroComic book legend, Grant Morrison, stopped by the Wired Cafe at this year's Comic-Con to discuss (at length) his theorys on the modern superhero and what the future may hold for DC Comics.http://www.wired.com/video/culture/culture/194079288001
19th JULY 2011In Supergods, Grant Morrison Probes Superhero Myths By Scott Thillhttp://www.wired.com/underwire/2011/07/grant-morrison-supergods/