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Transmetropolitan Vol 1

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Warren Ellis Darick Robertson

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vertigo
26 February 2019
Graphic novels; Fiction-related items; Crime ; Biotechnology / Genetic Engineering; Future Society; Cyberpunk; Dystopia; Sci-Fi Graphic Novel; Political Sci-Fi; Urban Sci-Fi; Graphic Novel; Dark Science Fiction
After years of self-imposed exile from a civilization rife with degradation and indecency, cynical journalist Spider Jerusalem is forced to return to a job that he hates and a city that he loathes. Working as an investigative reporter for the newspaper The Word, Spider attacks the injustices of his surreal 21st century surroundings.

Combining black humor, life-threatening situations and moral ambiguity, Warren Ellis' legendary series is the first look into the mind of an outlaw journalist and the world he seeks to destroy. This new trade paperback recut series features behind-the-scenes material, variant covers and scripts from the graphic novel series run. Collects issues #1-12.
By:   Warren Ellis, Darick Robertson
Imprint:   vertigo
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 259mm,  Width: 168mm, 
ISBN:   9781401287955
ISBN 10:   1401287956
Series:   Transmetropolitan
Pages:   320
Publication Date:   26 February 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Warren Ellis is a comics and graphics novel writer best known for the graphic novel series Transmetropolitan, Planetary and The Authority. With over thirty-five graphic novels in print, Ellis has received numerous acclaims including Winner of the International Horror Guild award for graphic narrative and being named one of Entertainment Weekly's 100 Most Creative People. Rolling Stone described his work as, more influenced by Jesus and Mary Chain than by the Justice League, while his characters fight for left-wing agendas over God and country, and kick puppies in the street.

Reviews for Transmetropolitan Vol 1 (GN)

Trasmet is brilliant future-shock commentary. --Spin Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson take a Hunter S. Thompson analogue and put him through a 23rd century wringer. It's angry political sci-fi and it's funny as hell. --Playboy


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