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Temporary Madness - 8/02

Fri, August 2nd, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Steven Grant wraps up his temporary return to CBR with a look back to the beginnings of his comics career, including a joke contained in "Marvel Two-in-One" #54, the development of "2 Guns" and more.

Temporary Madness - 7/29

Mon, July 29th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

With the big screen version of his "2 Guns" comic hitting theatres this week, Steven Grant returns with the third and final part of his series offering advice to other comic pros on how to deal with Hollywood.

Temporary Madness - 7/25

Thu, July 25th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Steven Grant returns with his second set of lessons he's learned watching the development of his "2 Guns" comic into a live-action film starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg.

Temporary Madness - 7/12

Fri, July 12th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

While seeing how his own graphic novel made the jump from comic to movie, "2 Guns" creator Steven Grant learned a few things. Today, he shares some of his observations in TEMPORARY MADNESS.

Temporary Madness - 7/05

Fri, July 5th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Steven grant returns with the first of a two-part column looking at the road creators should take when one of their comic book properties gets optioned for the big screen, using "2 Guns" to illustrate his points.

Temporary Madness - 6/28

Fri, June 28th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

In analyzing sci-fi author Neal Stephenson's manifesto calling for more stories based in utopian settings, Steven Grant explains how and why Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel" is a dystopian Superman tale.

Temporary Madness - 6/21

Fri, June 21st, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Columnist and comic book writer Steven Grant returns to CBR for a limited engagement, detailing how he stopped reading comics, what brought him back and the dangers of corporatethink when reimagining comic icons.

Permanent Damage - 8/04

Wed, August 4th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Steven Grant returns to CBR to help divine the absolutely true real truth about "Inception." Plus: some praise for this year's Comic-Con, a few words about "Ditkomania" and a call to kill the coming new draft.

Permanent Damage - 5/07

Fri, May 7th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Steven Grant surveys the L.A. Convention Center's pitch for Comic-Con International and has a few words to say in the interest of keeping the show where it's had it's roots for four decades. Plus: "Iron Man 2!"

Permanent Damage - 4/15

Thu, April 15th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Steven Grant takes "Kick-Ass" out for a test drive and kicks the tires, declaring it the best superhero film to date with Chloe Moretz's performance "as close to a revelation as anything I've seen on film in years."

Permanent Damage - 1/06

Wed, January 6th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

In this week's PERMANENT DAMAGE: It's The Big One - The End of the Decade or The End of the World (as we know it?). Plus, five books you absolutely must read this year and the winner of the Ultimate Comics Cover Challenge.

Permanent Damage - 12/30

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

This week: Steven is winding down the decade with the last of Gil Kane's wild west stories; hoisting up the best TV series of the year and running down the worst; plus puzzle solutions galore and the ultimate Comics Cover Challenge.

Permanent Damage - 12/23

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

Steven looks at the artists he has most enjoyed working with - and those he'd love to work with in a perfect word. Plus, we present the year end MEGA-Comics Cover Challenge, and have a few special messages to Permanent Damage fans.

Permanent Damage - 12/16

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

This week: Hot comics (& related) moments from my misspent youth; the first round of audience Comics Cover Challenges; plus the new Hollywood blacklist, Marvel & Disney, portable software, soap operas and gobs of other notes.

Permanent Damage - 12/09

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

This week: the western art of Gil Kane, and why I'll never be publisher at Marvel; plus Gov. Ahnuld hell-bent for leather, Captain Action, the undisputed kings of copyright infringement, the weirdest Comics Cover Challenge of all and more.

Permanent Damage - 12/02

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

This Week: The final word on narrative and what it means to the future of the graphic novel; comics books for Xmas 2009 - our recommendations; plus Wonder Woman, Rupert Murdoch, gays in Uganda, bankers with guns and lots of other notes.

Permanent Damage - 11/27

Fri, November 27th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

This week: narrative as the key to the new graphic novel; suggested changes in Thanksgiving and what Steven's truly thankful for this year; plus Rex The Wonder Dog, who remembers the grassy knoll?, piracy foibles and the Comics Cover Challenge.

Permanent Damage - 11/18

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

Where the graphic novel is now, and where it needs to go; why terrorist trials are more American than apple pie; an ode to Gray Morrow; plus eBay, movie non-news, what really spiked gas prices, another Comics Cover Challenge, and more.

Permanent Damage - 11/11

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

In this week's PERMANENT DAMAGE, are super heroes alive and well, or have they become a dying breed, breathing their last breath? Plus: little household disasters and the latest installment of the Comics Cover Challenge.

Permanent Damage - 11/04

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

This week: Comics are the new Disco!; why the forgotten was is forgotten and what parts they want to keep that way; plus library shows, the Hooded Utilitarian, Kellogg's and other notes, and the Comics Cover Challenge