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Warren Ellis
Warren Ellis is the award-winning writer of graphic novels like TRANSMETROPOLITAN, FELL, MINISTRY OF SPACE and PLANETARY, and the author of the NYT-bestselling GUN MACHINE (being adapted for TV by Microsoft Xbox) and the "underground classic" novel CROOKED LITTLE VEIN. The movie RED is based on... show more



Warren Ellis is the award-winning writer of graphic novels like TRANSMETROPOLITAN, FELL, MINISTRY OF SPACE and PLANETARY, and the author of the NYT-bestselling GUN MACHINE (being adapted for TV by Microsoft Xbox) and the "underground classic" novel CROOKED LITTLE VEIN. The movie RED is based on his graphic novel of the same name, its sequel having been released in summer 2013. His GRAVEL books are in development for film at Legendary Pictures. IRON MAN 3 is based on his Marvel Comics graphic novel IRON MAN: EXTREMIS. He's also written extensively for VICE, WIRED UK and Reuters on technological and cultural matters. Warren Ellis is currently working on a non-fiction book about the future of the city for Farrar Giroux Straus. His newest publication is the digital short-story single DEAD PIG COLLECTOR, from FSG Originals. His next book will be the novella NORMAL, also from FSG.A documentary about his work, CAPTURED GHOSTS, was released in 2012.Recognitions include the NUIG Literary and Debating Society's President's Medal for service to freedom of speech, the EAGLE AWARDS Roll Of Honour for lifetime achievement in the field of comics & graphic novels, the Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire 2010, the Sidewise Award for Alternate History and the International Horror Guild Award for illustrated narrative.Warren Ellis lives outside London, on the south-east coast of England, in case he needs to make a quick getaway.

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Sci-Fi & Scary
Sci-Fi & Scary rated it 6 months ago
Diversity features heavily in Trees, Vol 1.: In Shadow. There are some male to female and female to male transgender characters, as well as some homosexual characters. There is also diversity in terms of races represented. This is not a book where the white people rule, by far. (But there is a crack...
Burgoo
Burgoo rated it 1 year ago
Ellis' Bond is the best Bond. Read it already!
Grimlock ♥ Ultra Magnus
Grimlock ♥ Ultra Magnus rated it 1 year ago
I had high hopes, given this writer and the first issue. Not so much, though. It's not only depressing, I don't think there was much of a point to this. And if this was the point Ellis was trying to make, he could have done so without dragging it out in six freaking issues. That being, the...
Burgoo
Burgoo rated it 1 year ago
Surprisingly firm in its literary feel. RIYL Pynchon, Burroughs, etc.
Yzabel
Yzabel rated it 2 years ago
[I received a copy of this novel through NetGalley.]A book that, to me, was more interesting for the world it developed than for its actual plot—I'd definitely like to see this "Futurist 1920s Italia/Europe/USA" revisited and developed more, especially for what the author does with famous figures an...
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