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#1 Posted by NewKid (410 posts) - - Show Bio


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#2 Posted by NewKid (410 posts) - - Show Bio

Also would be interesting to hear why you've chosen what you have :)

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#3 Posted by kingjoeg (711 posts) - - Show Bio

Animal man run because it was a great story. It told an interesting story about an uninteresting character. Buddy Baker aka animal man has a family to look out for unlike most superheroes, this lead to a lot of unique stories. The run also brought themes of animal rights into the light and made you think. It's what gave Morrison his fame and its one of my all time favourite comic runs.

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#4 Edited by Billy Batson (59636 posts) - - Show Bio

U - His Doom Patrol
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#5 Posted by Icarusflies (13007 posts) - - Show Bio

@Billy Batson said:

U - His Doom Patrol
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This.

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#6 Posted by NewKid (410 posts) - - Show Bio

@Icarusflies: @Billy Batson: ahhh damn, i was meant to put doom patrol as a separate option! oh well... 'something else' is Doom Patrol :D

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#7 Posted by Hatutzeraze (287 posts) - - Show Bio

@Adnan said:

I do like Seaguy though (haven't read Slaves of Mickey Eye yet)

You will love it. It is bonkers-good.

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#8 Posted by JediXMan (37514 posts) - - Show Bio

Doom Patrol and his Batman run.

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#9 Posted by Billy Batson (59636 posts) - - Show Bio

Would be surprising if someone voted for FC, The Filth or Seven Soldiers.
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#10 Posted by NewKid (410 posts) - - Show Bio

@Billy Batson: i've never spoken to anyone who liked seven soldiers or final crisis... but some people seem to LOVE the filth...

I've never read any of those 3, never read flex mentallo either.

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#11 Edited by the_tree (8608 posts) - - Show Bio

My top five for his works on this list would be:

  1. Batman & Robin
  2. Batman RIP
  3. Final Crisis
  4. Doom Patrol
  5. Batman & Son/Black Glove
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#12 Posted by Billy Batson (59636 posts) - - Show Bio

@NewKid:

I've seen a few but they're just kidding with themselves, especially with Final Crisis.

You shouldn't bother. They're pretty dense and convoluted. The Filth and Seven Soldiers are one of the things that I've stopped reading it and tend to finish what I read.
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#13 Posted by SoA (6238 posts) - - Show Bio

@kingjoeg said:

Animal man run because it was a great story. It told an interesting story about an uninteresting character. Buddy Baker aka animal man has a family to look out for unlike most superheroes, this lead to a lot of unique stories. The run also brought themes of animal rights into the light and made you think. It's what gave Morrison his fame and its one of my all time favourite comic runs.

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#14 Posted by Hatutzeraze (287 posts) - - Show Bio

@NewKid said:

@Billy Batson: i've never spoken to anyone who liked seven soldiers or final crisis... but some people seem to LOVE the filth...

I've never read any of those 3, never read flex mentallo either.

I'm that guy. I loved all of those, but I agree that they would be odd choices for "favorite." Morrison has written so many comics of such a high quality that it would be peculiar for Final Crisis, the Filth, or Seven Soldiers to rise above the rest. I do love them, though.

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#15 Posted by NewKid (410 posts) - - Show Bio

@Billy Batson: yeah, i don't really intend to... he's a great writer... sometimes. so hit and miss.

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#16 Posted by Eternal19 (2178 posts) - - Show Bio

his Batman and robin run. It was awesome its my favorite run ever. Batman R.I.P. was kinda confusing i had to read it three times to actually understand it but when i did figure it out it wa pretty awesome. All-Star superman is my favorite superman story and i recommend it to everyone even people who dont like superman, it will make you like him.

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#17 Posted by LexLuthor (101 posts) - - Show Bio

Would have to say his Animal Man run.

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#18 Posted by Billy Batson (59636 posts) - - Show Bio

@Adnan:

It was one of the dullest things I've read.
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#19 Posted by Gambit1024 (10217 posts) - - Show Bio

His JLA for me. That moment where Batman let the White Martians know that he knew their "secret" was probably my favorite Batman moment ever.

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#20 Posted by Supes1903 (140 posts) - - Show Bio

It's certainly All-Star Superman for me, however I admit I may be a tad biased.

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#21 Posted by icysloth (1329 posts) - - Show Bio

Animal Man then Doom Patrol

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#22 Posted by AtPhantom (14434 posts) - - Show Bio

@Billy Batson said:

Would be surprising if someone voted for FC, The Filth or Seven Soldiers.
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Hey, Seven Soldiers is one of my all time favorites.

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#23 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (45342 posts) - - Show Bio

Joe The Barbarian 

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#24 Posted by Billy Batson (59636 posts) - - Show Bio

@AtPhantom said:

@Billy Batson said:

Would be surprising if someone voted for FC, The Filth or Seven Soldiers.
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Hey, Seven Soldiers is one of my all time favorites.

Even if it didn't have a Mr. Miracle...? :p
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#25 Posted by Violens (546 posts) - - Show Bio

the invisibles

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#26 Posted by AtPhantom (14434 posts) - - Show Bio

@Billy Batson said:

Even if it didn't have a Mr. Miracle...? :p

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I'll admit that played a part, but completely, no. :P

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#27 Posted by Saren (27534 posts) - - Show Bio

Kill Your Boyfriend. It's a personal favorite even though Morrison's since done a lot better stuff.

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#28 Posted by Billy Batson (59636 posts) - - Show Bio

@AtPhantom:

You're the third person that I've encountered who's liked Seven Soldiers. What exactly did you like about it? :/
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#29 Posted by AtPhantom (14434 posts) - - Show Bio

@Billy Batson: I think I was drawn to the interconnectivity of it all, and how different stories complement and add to each other. It is also an incredibly complex work and you can read a lot into it. I've read it something like five times, and each time I find some new little detail, some new thread that I never noticed before which gives me a new perspective on it.

Plus, being inspired by Irish mythology and then meshed with that of the New Gods and the wider DCU was definitely a plus.

But I can see why some people would be left unimpressed by it, and really, I'm not claiming that is his best work, it probably isn't by a long shot. It's just a personal favorite.

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#30 Posted by lvenger (29533 posts) - - Show Bio

All Star Superman. It's one of my all time favourite Superman stories.

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#31 Posted by entropy_aegis (18176 posts) - - Show Bio

For now I have read FC,his entire Batman run(current and the 80's),Seven Soldiers,All-Star Superman and some of his Action.

FC is my favorite,YESS BRING IT ON.

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#32 Posted by Billy Batson (59636 posts) - - Show Bio

@entropy_aegis said:

For now I have read FC,his entire Batman run(current and the 80's),Seven Soldiers,All-Star Superman and some of his Action.

FC is my favorite,YESS BRING IT ON.

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#33 Posted by entropy_aegis (18176 posts) - - Show Bio

@Billy Batson said:

@entropy_aegis said:

For now I have read FC,his entire Batman run(current and the 80's),Seven Soldiers,All-Star Superman and some of his Action.

FC is my favorite,YESS BRING IT ON.

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LOL

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#34 Posted by NewKid (410 posts) - - Show Bio

@entropy_aegis:

wow... wasn't expecting FC to get any votes!

If seven soldiers and the filth get votes... well that's one of the first signs of the apocalypse, right?

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#35 Posted by Deranged Midget (18346 posts) - - Show Bio

His X-Men run, Batman material and All Star Superman were most notable to me.

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#36 Posted by jonEsherfey (500 posts) - - Show Bio

All-Star Superman

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#37 Posted by Onemoreposter (4345 posts) - - Show Bio

Well, he's done alot of cool stuff, but I'm going to have to go with Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth. It was the first things I read by Grant and one of the first Graphic Novels I read period. It's gotta be in my top five Batstories of all time and top 10 graphic novels of all time. I loved the art, the pseudo-metaphysical nature of the story, and all the Alice in wonderland references. It was just wonderful.

"It's a big silver dollar flipped by god, and it landed scarred side up."-Harvey Dent

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#38 Edited by Holaso (99 posts) - - Show Bio

@Icarusflies said:

@Billy Batson said:

U - His Doom Patrol
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This.

I triple the nomination.

U - Doom Patrol...why? Because it was quirky and so offbeat that I felt the spirit of the stories finally echoed the spirit of the team. The writing was pretty unique for what I've read in the comics medium before...and it was the first time that I knew Grant Morrison's name.

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#39 Posted by Madame_Mist (1338 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm a sucker for New X-Men.

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#40 Posted by GuruOfFunk (459 posts) - - Show Bio

I really like his Animal Man but the art was just ok and ended up distracting me, but that had nothing to do with him. However, i agree that his Doom Patrol is his best.

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#41 Posted by TDK_1997 (17393 posts) - - Show Bio

His Batman run.

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#42 Posted by spidermonkey2099 (641 posts) - - Show Bio
  1. All-Star Superman
  2. New X-Men
  3. Batman and Son, The Black Glove, and RIP (I'm combining them because it seems more like three parts to one big story more than anything else. I haven't had the chance to read anything else in his Batman run yet, aside from a few issues of Batman Incorporated that I picked up before I read the previously mentioned stories)
  4. JLA: American Dreams
  5. JLA: Rock of Ages

I would have just said his entire JLA run, but I had trouble coming up with a fifth one. I've read his Arkham Asylum graphic novel, and it is pretty good, but I like it more for the art than the story.

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#43 Posted by Pokeysteve (11003 posts) - - Show Bio

His JLA run was superb. Everything else I've read of his I didn't like.

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#44 Posted by aquaman98 (56 posts) - - Show Bio

1. Final Crisis

2. All-Star Superman

3. JLA

4. Animal Man

5. Batman

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#45 Posted by RustyRoy (16419 posts) - - Show Bio

His Batman stuff including Arkham Asylum, followed by his JLA run.

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#46 Edited by Skit (5292 posts) - - Show Bio

Animal Man is probably my favorite, though Invisibles and Doom Patrol are very close. For best I would say it's either his Batman stuff or All-Star Superman.

Edit: What's with all the hate for Final Crisis and Seven Soldiers.

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#47 Posted by pinecone1510 (1063 posts) - - Show Bio

We3

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#48 Posted by thecowwasdelirious (1585 posts) - - Show Bio

All-Star really is unmatched.

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#49 Posted by Deadgod (2180 posts) - - Show Bio

1. The Invisibles
2. Doom Patrol
3. Seaguy
4. All Star Superman
5. Animal Man