Steven Grant

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Master Of The Obvious - 1/26

Wed, January 26th, 2000 | Category: Comic Books

The comic companies have been waging a quiet war for about 20 years, but now the war is over.

Master Of The Obvious - 1/19

Wed, January 19th, 2000 | Category: Comic Books

The following sentence from today's MOTO describes this column best: In comic books, the art exists in service to the story.

Master Of The Obvious - 1/12

Wed, January 12th, 2000 | Category: Comic Books

It's time for comic fans, retailers and professionals to take this industry and it's fandom seriously, or things will never change.

Master Of The Obvious - 1/05

Wed, January 5th, 2000 | Category: Comic Books

He's said what heroism isn't, but now Steven adresses what heroism is and how most superhero comics don't have any real heroes.

Master Of The Obvious - 12/29

Wed, December 29th, 1999 | Category: Comic Books

Some thoughts on the new Millenium, plus the perfect comic book company.

Master Of The Obvious - 12/22

Wed, December 22nd, 1999 | Category: Comic Books

Reality, perceived reality and dystopian futures in comics, plus why comics hold the most promise

Master Of The Obvious - 12/15

Wed, December 15th, 1999 | Category: Comic Books

An examination of the word Hero. What does it mean and does it still apply to comics?

Master Of The Obvious - 12/08

Wed, December 8th, 1999 | Category: Comic Books

In comics the bit players of yester year played an important role in the development of the medium, but are too soon forgotten.

Master Of The Obvious - 12/01

Wed, December 1st, 1999 | Category: Comic Books

Self Publishing. The good and the bad. Is it worth it? The history of this segment of the industry, it's successes, failures and what it means today.

Master Of The Obvious - 11/24

Wed, November 24th, 1999 | Category: Comic Books

Comic Book Marketing. Three words that don't go well together. With an industry in dire need of help, why isn't there any sort of proper promotion?

Master Of The Obvious - 11/17

Wed, November 17th, 1999 | Category: Comic Books

Steven Grant explores the fascinating history of the Comics Code Authority. What purpose does it serve? What do they do? Have we ever or do we still need the CCA?

Master Of The Obvious - 11/10

Wed, November 10th, 1999 | Category: Comic Books

Hollywood's on again, off again love affair with comics. What happens behind the scenes and how the deals are made.

Master Of The Obvious - 11/03

Wed, November 3rd, 1999 | Category: Comic Books

"Violence in media." Television, movies and video games are all under fire, but comics have barely been touched. Why this is a good and bad for the comics industry.

Master Of The Obvious - 10/27

Wed, October 27th, 1999 | Category: Comic Books

Steven Grant misses the Golden Age of comics. He wants it back now, BUT not all of it. Also, what fans can learn from those days of past.

Master Of The Obvious - 10/20

Wed, October 20th, 1999 | Category: Comic Books

The cover. Good ones, bad ones, and are they really necessary? Steven Grant contemplates the comic book cover in this issue of MOTO.

Master Of The Obvious - 10/13

Wed, October 13th, 1999 | Category: Comic Books

The ascendancy of the writer in comics to superstardom, a look back on the way writers were treated in the past and work-for-hire in this MOTO.

Master Of The Obvious - 10/06

Wed, October 6th, 1999 | Category: Comic Books

Homages. Tributes. Derivatives. Steven Grant discusses the use, and over use, of what's come before in today's comics.

Master Of The Obvious - 9/29

Wed, September 29th, 1999 | Category: Comic Books

Steven discusses why Universes are bad for comics and why comics shouldn't mimic the real world.

Master Of The Obvious - 9/22

Wed, September 22nd, 1999 | Category: Comic Books

Steven Grant's first letters column in MOTO as he answers some of your questions inspired by previous columns.

Master Of The Obvious - 9/15

Wed, September 15th, 1999 | Category: Comic Books

This week Steven adresses the issue why some people literally can't understand comics.

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