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A Weekend In Vegas With Grant Morrison Got Me To Kickstart A Comics Anthology
I couldn't even begin to comprehend what the MorrisonCon convention was going to be like There hadn't been much information posted; just a list of A-List comics talent, a breakdown of the panels, and the promise of partying Which meant all I could focus on (when I wasn't having a heart attack from the gusts[...]
MorrisonCon In Pictures
I decided to make arrangements to leave from the 28th to the 30th of September, dates of the convention. That being said, Morrisoncon doesn't really fit your definition of a convention Nothing to sell, nothing to promote and with a focus on about a dozen creators, in a very intimate setting, able to welcome 500 to[...]
MorrisonCon on Music: The Sound of the Atom Splitting
Lindsey Steffes writes for Bleeding Cool To read Part One, click here. To read Part Two, click here. "The Sound of the Atom Splitting," hosted by the entertaining British musician, Akira the Don, happened to be the highlight of MorrisonCon This panel, which focused on the ways that comics and music inform each other, featuredGerard Way, Jimmy Urine,[...]
The Empty Page: MorrisonCon Writers on Writing
Lindsey Steffes writes for Bleeding Cool To read Part One, click here. As an aspiring comic writer, MorrisonCon's "Writers on Writing" panel was a great opportunity to hear from the best in the business Grant Morrison, Robert Kirkman, Jonathan Hickman, Jason Aaron, and J.H Williams III discussed everything from approaches to writing to creative direction, giving the[...]
MorrisonCon Part One – MorrisonCon Takes Over
Lindsey Steffes writes for Bleeding Cool If you missed MorrisonCon, you missed a weekend of rock star panels, intimate one-on-one's, and mind-bending performances, as promised MorrisonCon, curated by Grant Morrison and Ignition Sequence, was held September 28th-30th at the Hard Rock Hotel inLas Vegas, featuring a small but impressive guest list, including Grant Morrison, Robert Kirkman,[...]
Morrisoncon Day 3 by Akira The Don: Having Your Hashcake And Eating It
Akira The Don performed at MorrisonCon This is the final day of his story. I woke up a few hours later still drunk, immobile beneath the weight of a Galactean and only just emerging hangover Vegas sunshine poured over me quite torrentially, like twin Niagras from two of the room's four walls I felt pinned to[...]
A Very MorrisonCon Sunday by Rob Bass: Drinking With DiDio
Rob Bass writes, with an ending to Saturday's tale… EPILOGUE: One could make the argument that, for me and me alone, MorrisonCon ends there That is certainly the climax of my wildest hopes and dreams for the experience But it's only 8:00 on Saturday night and my flight doesn't leave for another twenty-four hours And there[...]
A Very MorissonCon Saturday by Rob Bass – A Clinking Of Cans
Rob Bass' Friday at Morrisoncon was here But this is last Saturday. I'm up at nine, showered and out the door fifteen minutes later The coffeeshop line for smoothies is insane but there's no one at the bar, a Bloody Mary breakfast it is Fourteen dollars, with tip I make my way into the hall and[...]
A Very MorrisonCon Friday by Rob Bass – We Are All Supergods
He made a trailer for MorrisonCon Weekly comic reviews are here Hit him up at with criticism and/or delight. Saturday and Sunday to run over the weekend… IT BEGINS with the DJ blasting "Pull Shapes" by The Pipettes, which will forever remind me of Penny and how we can transcend ourselves through dancing, music, stories, whatever[...]
Tales Of Tattoos At MorrisonCon And Blondie's Next Cover Artist
Stace Inveigus writes for Bleeding Cool; The Hard Rock Hotel hosting MorrisonCon last weekend, has a tattoo parlour onsite, conveniently one lob of a beer bottle from the convention hall. And one bottle of beer was about all it took. Which is why plenty of young folk were getting pople to draw on their bodies the past weekend,[...]
Hazing Chris Burnham At MorrisonCon
Kickstarter king Shawn Demumbrum skipped out of Las Vegas Comic Con to see what all the fuss was over at the Hard Rock last weekend… I arrived early for MorrisonCon to pick up my press pass and was joined by a small group of excited fans The energy was palpable The first thing that[...]
Will Frank Quitely Publish His "Bumheids"?
Grant Morrison mentioned this before MorrisonCon; Well they wanted, they had this big idea, they said we want Frank Quitely to come on and design an entire universe." he laughs "I went, what the fuck?! You've gotta be joking! And then I told them about this thing… he draws these grotesques, these anatomical creatures who've got[...]
Akira The Don's Second Day At MorrisonCon
Akira The Don performed this weekend at MorrisonCon Tweet at him here. Photos by Christopher Neseman and Akira The Don Waking up at an ungodly hour on Saturday morning, partly because of the jetlag, partly because I'd neglected to draw the twin curtains of the vast expanses of glass that ramed my half-panaoramic Vegas hotel suite and was drowning[...]
Grant Morrison And Darick Robertson Sing The Rutles… And More MorrisonCon Videos
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Akira The Don Talks MorrisonCon
  Akira The Don performed at MorrisonCon This is what happened to him on his first day… Friday couldn't have been anymore herculean and glorious had it been on a hoverboard. In the morning I did some work in bed, posing the journey to Vegas' photos and readying some of my DJ set[...]