My printed letters of comment – Transmetropolitan #7

(Apologies for the two images – the letter was printed over two pages, and my limited Photoshop skills couldn’t seamlessly blend them together again, even with help from all the King’s horses AND all the King’s men, useless bastards.) Having a letter printed in a comic book is great, in…

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The Power of Warren Ellis

I admire the comics of Warren Ellis. His story sense and work ethic is finely tuned, and he writes stories that, for the most part, I actively want to read. I’ve mentioned my appreciation for his work in previous posts, even though I don’t enjoy everything he writes (Tokyo Storm…

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Comic review: Fell #1

Fell #1 by Warren Ellis & Ben Templesmith (Image) After the term 'widescreen action' was coined for The Authority issues illustrated by Bryan Hitch and made obvious the connection between comics and cinema, Warren Ellis is now making the connection between comics and television in Fell. In this first issue,…

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Comics: Apparat review

The Apparat line of comics was Warren Ellis writing a set of one-off issues of comics based on the idea that superheroes didn't exist in the publishing world. See here for the official site, which includes some information from Ellis and the covers. Frank Ironwine Ellis likes his emotional detectives;…

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