Steven Grant


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Permanent Damage - 10/28

Wed, October 28th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

The strange life and mock death of The Comics Journal; who wants Internet Freedom, and what kind; letters on APE, motion comics, Ireland, Apple and more; plus eBay news, book wars, DVD wars, the end of the world, and lots of other notes!

Permanent Damage - 10/21

Wed, October 21st, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

This week: the view from APE - making alternative comics viable in today's comic book market, and other thoughts; a nightmare in Capital City; the FTC's new review guidelines for blogs; plus notes and the Comics Cover Challenge

Permanent Damage - 10/14

Wed, October 14th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

What comics art lacks most today, and what it needs the most; this week's Congressional sneak attack, why, and what you can do about it; fun with the Bible, in comics and other places; plus APE, San Diego cosplay, and more

Permanent Damage - 10/07

Wed, October 7th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

This week: underground comics, putting the realism into comics art, and other strolls through the distant past; more missives from the mailbag; plus APE, the Red Squads ride again, other notes, the Comics Cover Challenge, and more.

Permanent Damage - 9/30

Wed, September 30th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

This week: searching for good comics art, and what that even means; the new wrinkle in health care reform, and why it'll make you sick; assessing the fall TV season; plus APE, Ellroy and gobs of other notes, and the Comics Cover Challenge

Permanent Damage - 9/23

Wed, September 23rd, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

This week: the revenge of Jack Kirby, and why bad business practices of the '60s could make Marvel and Dsiney's lives interesting; mail; plus Massachusetts break-ins, lots of other notes and a new Comics Cover Challenge

Permanent Damage - 9/16

Wed, September 16th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

This week: Here comes the new DC, same as the old DC?; Original graphic novels - threat or menace?; lunatic fringes on the tea party doilies; plus APE, Bertolt Brecht, who's rich now, other notes and the Comics Cover Challenge.

Permanent Damage - 9/09

Wed, September 9th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

Getting ideas for dummies: the ultimate guide; comics companies that shouldn't exist and why; what makes the right wing so entertaining; plus comparative storytelling, "smart" food, tons of other notes, and the Comics Cover Challenge

Permanent Damage - 9/02

Wed, September 2nd, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

Disney buys Marvel and why it doesn't matter, maybe; more John Severin love; plus APE, dead bees, hot roads, Steven's bout with international finance, hot roads and tons of other notes, plus the Comics Cover Challenge!

Permanent Damage - 8/26

Wed, August 26th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

This week: Steven has the last word on Howard Chaykin; the EC-Atlas link of the '50s; plus family matters, the comics-methadrine connection, political conspiracy theories, the return of Comics Cover Challenge and more notes

Permanent Damage - 8/19

Wed, August 19th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

In praise of Howard Chaykin Pt. 1; health care reform and the death panels we already have; plus the ANDRE addendum, Slate looks into why movies don't sell comics, what's a week without the Comics Cover Challenge and more?

Permanent Damage - 8/12

Wed, August 12th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

A new approach to genre and comics, courtesy of literary fiction; what can be done to create a comics market for the new era and why no one's going to do it; blast from the past with Bernie Krigstein; the return of Hawkeye and more.

Permanent Damage - 8/05

Wed, August 5th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

More lessons of San Diego and how fans (no, not you, the other fans) are killing comics, plus Russ Heath, writing advice, great Firefox news and lots of other notes from Steven Grant this week.

Permanent Damage - 7/29

Wed, July 29th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

This week: the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con post-mortem - winners, losers and threats we must deal with. Plus mail, thoughts on the Eisners, parties, wrestling, the evil Easter eggs in Obama's health plan and plenty more.

Permanent Damage - 7/22

Wed, July 22nd, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

This week: what's so funny 'bout peace, love & Wednesday Comics?; San Diego signing schedule; weird scenes inside the real world; plus what banks spent their money on, the Comics Cover Challenge and much more.

Permanent Damage - 7/15

Wed, July 15th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

It's Comic Con time, so hooray for San Diego! So what do we do about it now? Plus: thoughts on moving the con, the Permanent Damage midsummer television wrap-up, the crazy art of spying, and more.

Permanent Damage - 7/08

Wed, July 8th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

This week: why comics are fun and how to keep them that way, plus shocking recovered memories; the death of the review; reader mail; some notes on San Diego, the last week in news, TV, swine flu mania and more!

Permanent Damage - 7/01

Wed, July 1st, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

The natural history of ideas in comics, why they're rarely found in the wild, and how to tell good ideas from bad; rare work from the great John Buscema; 1000 reviews takes on Shonen Jump, Dark Reign and others; plus: more!

Permanent Damage - 6/24

Wed, June 24th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

The trouble with spinoffs, a little less than 1000 reviews in 1000 days, and gobs of notes, including helping Steve Lieber, questions of superhero law, SDCC moneymaking strategies, the Supreme Court's shaky notion of justice and more.

Permanent Damage - 6/17

Wed, June 17th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

Comics, mass media and religion - why rendering unto Caesar is the best policy; a sudden detour to Disneyland; domestic terror - threat or menace? (and where the real threat lies); 1000 Reviews In 1000 Days; plus Welcome Joe and other notes.