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Grant Morrison Works on One of Three New Legendary Comics

Grant Morrison, Frazer Irving, Judd Winick, and Matt Wagner are all coming to Legendary Comics!

Legendary Comics announced today three new books featuring some pretty popular names in the world of comics. This is another push by Legendary comics to bring new books by established talent to the masses.

This newest batch of books, coming out in August and September, features the writing talents of Judd Winick, Matt Wagner, and Grant Morrison. Here's more information about the books, as well as 3 pages from Morrison and Irving's new book ANNIHILATOR.

A TOWN CALLED DRAGON

Story: Judd Winick

Art/Cover: Geoff Shaw

September 24, 2014 / 56 PAGES / $3.99

On the surface it seems like your average all-American tourist trap, but this snow-covered town hides a burning secret. After centuries of lying buried within the depths of an icy mountain, the world’s last dragon egg finally hatches – endangering modern life as we know it. Now an unlikely group of dangerously unqualified, ordinary citizens must band together, battling the elements – and each other – to slay this menacing creature.

An action-packed modern day myth, this 5-issue series is an original story written by Judd Winick (Batman, Green Lantern), featuring the art of exciting new talent Geoff Shaw.

THE TOWER CHRONICLES: DREADSTALKER #1

Story: Matt Wagner

Art/Cover: Simon Bisley

August 13, 2014 / 32 PAGES / $3.99

HE LIVES TO KILL THE DEAD.

The supernatural bounty hunter John Tower returns in this thrilling new monthly series from writer Matt Wagner (Mage, Grendel) and artist Simon Bisley (Lobo).

After thwarting a demonic possession and tearing a mystic artifact away from the clutches of the Brotherhood of the Rose, Tower believes himself one step closer to his mysterious goals. But the next chapter of his journey leads him and his unofficial partner, FBI agent Alicia Hardwicke, to the frozen wilderness of Canada where they must face off against a nightmarish beast that has been feasting on the locals. Will Tower's mission prove successful, or is he leading Alicia to an icy tomb?

ANNIHILATOR

Story: Grant Morrison

Art/Cover: Frazer Irving

September 4, 2014 / 40 PAGES / $3.99

ONE MAN’S MIND IS THE MOST DANGEROUS PLACE IN THE UNIVERSE

Legendary Comics proudly presents Annihilator, an original graphic novel odyssey from the extraordinary mind of Grant Morrison. This 6-issue series is a subversive sci-fi adventure like no other, brought to life with stunning artwork from Frazer Irving (Judge Dredd, Necronauts).

Washed-up Hollywood screenwriter Ray Spass is caught in a downward spiral of broken relationships, wild parties and self-destruction. Out of luck and out of chances, he’s one failed script away from fading into obscurity. Little does he know he’s about to write the story of his life.

As his imagination runs rampant, Ray must join forces with his own fictional character Max Nomax on a reality-bending race to stop the entire universe from imploding… without blowing his own mind in the process.

34 Comments
Posted by kilowog52

Is Matt Wagner the guy who wrote Batman/Superman/Wonder Woman: Trinity?

Posted by Jasoninthewoods

I avoid anything Grant Morrison like the plague.

Posted by JakeN7

I avoid anything Grant Morrison like the plague.

Are you allergic to quality storytelling?

Posted by dondave
Posted by i_dont_like_comics

@jaken7: maybe he doesnt like batsh*t stupid stories.

Posted by JakeN7

@jaken7: maybe he doesnt like batsh*t stupid stories.

Well he shouldn't have any problem with Morrison's work then.

Edited by sora_thekey

The concept of Morrison's book sounds awesome...

@jaken7 said:

@jasoninthewoods said:

I avoid anything Grant Morrison like the plague.

Are you allergic to quality storytelling?

Sorry, I had to.... Don't hate me. ¬_¬

Posted by Jasoninthewoods

@jaken7 said:

@jasoninthewoods said:

I avoid anything Grant Morrison like the plague.

Are you allergic to quality storytelling?

lol what Morrison books have you been reading?

Edited by JakeN7

@jaken7 said:

@jasoninthewoods said:

I avoid anything Grant Morrison like the plague.

Are you allergic to quality storytelling?

lol what Morrison books have you been reading?

I think the better question would be which ones have you read. I'm sure you didn't just pull that opinion out of your ass. It had to have come from a place of experience, right?

Edited by Jasoninthewoods

@jaken7 said:

@jasoninthewoods said:

@jaken7 said:

@jasoninthewoods said:

I avoid anything Grant Morrison like the plague.

Are you allergic to quality storytelling?

lol what Morrison books have you been reading?

I think the better question would be which ones have you read. I'm sure you didn't just pull that opinion out of your ass. It had to have come from a place of experience, right?

Well pretty much his new 52 work ,because I'm one of those long absent readers they wanted to woo back.

Last stuff of his I actually liked was JLA.

Posted by The_Tree

I like Morrison, but his indy stuff has been pretty hit or miss with me. I might check this out when it's completed.

Posted by JazzLover

I like almost all stories by Morrison so I'm looking forward to this.

Posted by JakeN7

@jaken7 said:

@jasoninthewoods said:

@jaken7 said:

@jasoninthewoods said:

I avoid anything Grant Morrison like the plague.

Are you allergic to quality storytelling?

lol what Morrison books have you been reading?

I think the better question would be which ones have you read. I'm sure you didn't just pull that opinion out of your ass. It had to have come from a place of experience, right?

Well pretty much his new 52 work ,because I'm one of those long absent readers they wanted to woo back.

Last stuff of his I actually liked was JLA.

His Action Comics run? Literally his worst work? Not Doom Patrol, Batman, All Star Superman, etc.? Figures. I don't think you have enough to formulate such a firm opinion one way or the other. Admitting to not reading him much, but mentioning you avoid him like the plague doesn't make sense.

Posted by ShadowSwordmaster

That Annihilator one looks pretty interesting and I'm a fan of Grant Morrison ,so I'm picking it up.

Posted by Billy Batson

Interesred in the Wagner/Bisley thingy the most.

Is Matt Wagner the guy who wrote Batman/Superman/Wonder Woman: Trinity?

The mini, yeah, though it's certainly not his most well known work.

BB

Edited by Jasoninthewoods

@jaken7 said:

@jasoninthewoods said:

@jaken7 said:

@jasoninthewoods said:

@jaken7 said:

@jasoninthewoods said:

I avoid anything Grant Morrison like the plague.

Are you allergic to quality storytelling?

lol what Morrison books have you been reading?

I think the better question would be which ones have you read. I'm sure you didn't just pull that opinion out of your ass. It had to have come from a place of experience, right?

Well pretty much his new 52 work ,because I'm one of those long absent readers they wanted to woo back.

Last stuff of his I actually liked was JLA.

His Action Comics run? Literally his worst work? Not Doom Patrol, Batman, All Star Superman, etc.? Figures. I don't think you have enough to formulate such a firm opinion one way or the other. Admitting to not reading him much, but mentioning you avoid him like the plague doesn't make sense.

Oh I've sampled his Batman work on ,and off long before that ,and if you can turn a Bat fanatic like myself away from Batman that's saying something.

Thank God they have Scott Snyder on Batman now.

Posted by JakeN7

@jaken7 said:

@jasoninthewoods said:

@jaken7 said:

@jasoninthewoods said:

@jaken7 said:

@jasoninthewoods said:

I avoid anything Grant Morrison like the plague.

Are you allergic to quality storytelling?

lol what Morrison books have you been reading?

I think the better question would be which ones have you read. I'm sure you didn't just pull that opinion out of your ass. It had to have come from a place of experience, right?

Well pretty much his new 52 work ,because I'm one of those long absent readers they wanted to woo back.

Last stuff of his I actually liked was JLA.

His Action Comics run? Literally his worst work? Not Doom Patrol, Batman, All Star Superman, etc.? Figures. I don't think you have enough to formulate such a firm opinion one way or the other. Admitting to not reading him much, but mentioning you avoid him like the plague doesn't make sense.

Oh I've sampled his Batman work on ,and off long before that ,and if you can turn a Bat fanatic like myself away from Batman that's saying something.

Thank God they have Scott Snyder on Batman now.

HAH! You don't "sample" his Batman work unless you're trying to set yourself up for failure. It's one long epic. One story. Reading bits and pieces is a terrible idea. No wonder you didn't like it. I'm also going to take a stab in the dark and suggest you've probably only read R.I.P. Am I wrong?

Posted by Pperspectiveandreality

I feel like annihilator is going to be similar to flex mentallo.

Posted by longbowhunter

These all sound good. Grant Morrison and Fraser Irving are a solid pairing.

Edited by RustyRoy

@jaken7 said:

@jasoninthewoods said:

@jaken7 said:

@jasoninthewoods said:

@jaken7 said:

@jasoninthewoods said:

@jaken7 said:

@jasoninthewoods said:

I avoid anything Grant Morrison like the plague.

Are you allergic to quality storytelling?

lol what Morrison books have you been reading?

I think the better question would be which ones have you read. I'm sure you didn't just pull that opinion out of your ass. It had to have come from a place of experience, right?

Well pretty much his new 52 work ,because I'm one of those long absent readers they wanted to woo back.

Last stuff of his I actually liked was JLA.

His Action Comics run? Literally his worst work? Not Doom Patrol, Batman, All Star Superman, etc.? Figures. I don't think you have enough to formulate such a firm opinion one way or the other. Admitting to not reading him much, but mentioning you avoid him like the plague doesn't make sense.

Oh I've sampled his Batman work on ,and off long before that ,and if you can turn a Bat fanatic like myself away from Batman that's saying something.

Thank God they have Scott Snyder on Batman now.

HAH! You don't "sample" his Batman work unless you're trying to set yourself up for failure. It's one long epic. One story. Reading bits and pieces is a terrible idea. No wonder you didn't like it. I'm also going to take a stab in the dark and suggest you've probably only read R.I.P. Am I wrong?

Dude R.I.P was awesome. @jasoninthewoods I'm a huge Batman fan and Snyder's run is nowhere near as good as Morrison's.

Posted by RustyRoy

These all sound good. Grant Morrison and Fraser Irving are a solid pairing.

This.

Posted by Fallschirmjager

where dod godzilla comic

Posted by Manwhohaseverything

Will this be another DC line?(Like Vertigo was) I assume Legendary is owned by WB? In the movies they are anyhow.

Posted by G_Money_Christmas

Man, there are some mean comments. I am not a huge fan of Morrison but I don't know, Annihilator seems interesting. Plus, I wasn't really a fan of Irving's work on Uncanny X-Men but it fits this story (at least what they've shown) perfectly.

Edited by MaccyD

Weird, I came here for Morrison's work and I find I'm more interested in the other two...

Posted by The Mighty Monarch

This sounds very typical of Morrison; I love the man's work but he's abused the whole "fictional characters are real" themes; but Frazer Irving is hard to resist.

Posted by ArturoCalaKayVee

I came here for Grant Morrison and I'll be leaving really wanting to read A Town Called Dragon.

Edited by Kal'smahboi

@the_tree said:

I like Morrison, but his indy stuff has been pretty hit or miss with me. I might check this out when it's completed.

This. Morrison is by far my favorite comics writer, but I have to be careful when picking up his original ideas.

Edited by AllStarSuperman

I came here for Grant Morrison and I'll be leaving really wanting to read A Town Called Dragon.

I came here for a town called dragon, and I will just stick with that. :P

Posted by The_Tree
Posted by RulerOfThisUniverse

Meh. The only work of Morrison I've ever really liked was All-Star Superman.

Edited by ArturoCalaKayVee

@arturocalakayvee said:

I came here for Grant Morrison and I'll be leaving really wanting to read A Town Called Dragon.

I came here for a town called dragon, and I will just stick with that. :P

It seems really interesting. Thoughts on the other two series?

Posted by AllStarSuperman

@allstarsuperman said:

@arturocalakayvee said:

I came here for Grant Morrison and I'll be leaving really wanting to read A Town Called Dragon.

I came here for a town called dragon, and I will just stick with that. :P

It seems really interesting. Thoughts on the other two series?

I am not into mystics and I think Morrisons sounds a little to confusing for me to enjoy.

Posted by Mucklefluga

I looooove Morrison, but I dunno, it feels to similar to Joe the Barbarian.