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Monday, 24 October 2011


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Martin Wisse

Counterpoint: Flex Mentallo.

Doug M.

Also Vimanarama, Joe the Barbarian, and Kill Your Boyfriend.

(KYB tends to get overlooked in these discussions because it's very early work, and has fallen OOP. It's 20something Morrison just coming out of his punk phase, telling a rambling picaresque story of alienation and violence. But it leads directly to his later stuff; those two kids are totally candidate-recruits for the Invisibles.)

Doug M.

Martin Wisse

And of course Animal Man is as noticable for its portrayal of Buddy's family as it is for all of Morrison's metatextual trickery...

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