Books Grant Morrison Books by Grant Morrison Grant Morrison has written books about: Nonfiction History & Society Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Grant Morrison Action Comics #1, published on April 18, 1938, featured the first appearance of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster's Superman. Courtesy of DC Comics hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of DC Comics Author Interviews Comic Books' Secret Identity Revealed In 'Supergods' August 14, 2011 Bounding tall buildings but grounded in the times, superheroes provide a snapshot of human anxiety and aspiration. Comic book writer Grant Morrison discusses the human side of the superhuman in his new book, Supergods. Comic Books' Secret Identity Revealed In 'Supergods' Listen · 8:01 8:01 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/138923519/139625817" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Spiegel & Grau Monkey See In 'Supergods,' Grant Morrison Lovingly Dissects Do-Gooders and Their Derring-Do August 10, 2011 Comic book writer Grant Morrison offers up a treat of a treatise on what superheroes represent: A trippy, hyperarticulate and occasionally pointed cultural history of the spandex set. Chris Silas Neal Critics' Lists: Summer 2011 Books Preview: Spotting Summer's High Fliers May 31, 2011 The season of pleasure reading is upon us, and the publishing world has readied a handful of thrilling titles to be released just in time for the summer heat. After surveying the crop, here are our picks for fun reading in the sun.