Steven Grant

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Permanent Damage - 6/10

Wed, June 10th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

Great black supervillains? Why the odds on it, or any more great superhero comics characters, grow slimmer by the day. Plus 1000 reviews in 1000 days, more Odysseus and tons more.

Permanent Damage - 6/03

Wed, June 3rd, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

This week: the "Captain Britain and MI13" autopsy, and why magic's just not magic for comic book readers anymore; more of our 1000 reviews in 1000 days; plus this week's Comics Cover Challenge and other notes

Permanent Damage - 5/27

Wed, May 27th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

This week's topics include: respecting comics, and other worthless endeavors; 1000 reviews in a thousand days; plus San Diego Con notes, death to New Comics Day, courtroom follies and other notes.

Permanent Damage - 5/20

Wed, May 20th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

This week: The comics freelancer's guide to creative slavery and self-determination, and the blurry lines separating the two; 1000 reviews in 1000 days; SMALLVILLE, what was served on Cro-Magnon plates, and more!

Permanent Damage - 5/13

Wed, May 13th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

A brief history of the page rate, and its continued implications for comics; laughing at Archie, the problems with crime comics, and what really happened on 9/11; 1000 reviews in 1000 days; plus the last word on webcomics and more!

Permanent Damage - 5/06

Wed, May 6th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

How to be a comics professional and other cautionary tales; 1000 Reviews In 1000 Days - Free Comic Book Day Edition; plus new releases, swine flu, Europe wants the Internet and the Comics Cover Challenge in this week's PERMANENT DAMAGE.

Permanent Damage - 4/30

Thu, April 30th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

It's a pro wrestling world, and comics are only published in it; 1000 reviews in 1000 days; plus the politics of superheroes, weird scenes in the Pirate Bay, the FBI comes home, a new Comics Cover Challenge and more.

Permanent Damage - 4/23

Thu, April 23rd, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

This week: Crime comics and a love song for "100 Bullets"; 1000 reviews in 1000 days, abridged version; plus JG Ballard, the president of Texas and more in PERMANENT DAMAGE.

Permanent Damage - 4/15

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

This week the return to the valley of the shadow of long form online comics; 1000 reviews in 1000 days; TV chatter, Wonder Woman, political updates and more in this week's PERMANENT DAMAGE.

Permanent Damage - 4/08

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

The new way for aspiring talent to prep for San Diego; delving into webcomics; 1000 reviews in 1000 days; and tons of notes, including hands in the sky, Classics Illustrated, what I share with Orson Welles, the Comics Cover Challenge and more.

Permanent Damage - 4/01

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

This week: Fallout from last year's San Diego & the biggest change the business has seen in years; reader letters; 1000 reviews in 1000 days, week 11; plus a very special Notes From Under The Floorboards and a fab Comics Cover Challenge.

Permanent Damage - 3/25

Wed, March 25th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

Why backup strips are a great idea, and why they're doomed; adventures in Con booking; 1000 reviews in 1000 days; the Battlestar Galactica post-mortem; plus the Comics Cover Challenge and the latest on voting machines, chimpanzees and more.

Permanent Damage - 3/19

Thu, March 19th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

Quality comics - threat or menace?!; what's new with San Diego this year; 1000 reviews in 1000 days; what to do in New York this Monday, what to do about the economy and other notes; plus this week's Comics Cover Challenge.

Permanent Damage - 3/12

Thu, March 12th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

What comic conventions are telling us about the new comics market, more of those 1000 reviews in 1000 days, a possible future for computerized comics and more in this week's PERMANENT DAMAGE.

Permanent Damage - 3/04

Wed, March 4th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

Reassessing "Watchmen," how Marvel's new submissions policy affects you, 1000 reviews in 1000 days, the Comics Cover Challenge, plus Avengers horror, Angel Of Death, useless exercises and many more notes in this week's PERMANENT DAMAGE.

Permanent Damage - 2/26

Thu, February 26th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

Against Interpretation - why symbolism is bad for comics and why we need it now; why do companies need editors anyway?; 1000 reviews in 1000 days; plus Marvel finances, radio and gadget news, lots of other notes and a new Comics Cover Challenge.

Permanent Damage - 2/18

Wed, February 18th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

Steven presents a blast from the past as he examines a past column about the "post-superhero," reviews a big swath of books in his attempt to offer 1000 reviews in 1000 days, comments on the latest news and much more.

Permanent Damage - 2/11

Wed, February 11th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

What's so mad about mad ideas, and what's their future in comics? Plus, 1000 reivews in 1000 days; and tons of notes, including Denny O'Neil: Professor, a short report from the NYCC, a stimulus package proposal and secrets of the credit crunch.

Permanent Damage - 2/04

Wed, February 4th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

This week: the final word on "Final Crisis," and the irrelevancy of mythology; 1000 reviews in 1000 days, days 8-14; and a handful of notes, as Comic Book Resources gears up for New York.

Permanent Damage - 1/28

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

The lawsuit over Stan Lee and why it's bad for us all; hats off to Russ Heath; 1000 reviews in 1000 days, week one; plus Patrick McGoohan, what to do about Diamond, the DVD of the week, political tidbits and tons of other notes.

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