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Reviews // 10 Articles
Beautiful and Unique Snowflakes: Warren Ellis' 'Planetary'
13 Oct 2009 // 4:59 PM
Warren Ellis, once thought of by many as comics’ resident Orson Welles, an angry, embittered artist, is actually the industry’s Kurt Vonnegut, sent here to make us feel as if "everything was beautiful, and nothing hurt".
On Not Showing the Action: Stillness in 'Trees'
30 Sep 2014 // 9:30 PM
The normalcy of reading movement into comics art is what makes Warren Ellis' and Jason Howard's new series, Trees, a curiosity.
The Comics Writer and the Fall of the Superpowers
14 Sep 2011 // 5:00 PM
We often think of comic books as the height of escapism, but recent events point to an industry in a death spiral, due in no small part to how badly it mistreats the writers on which it depends.
The Day Before Social Media: DC/Vertigo and "Hellblazer: Shoot"
25 Oct 2010 // 9:50 PM
After 12 years of balking at the idea of publishing Warren Ellis' "Hellblazer: Shoot", Vertigo finally does so as part of their 18th anniversary. The result is to make a great story, momentous.
¡Revolucion!: Astonishing X-Men: Exogenetic
14 Sep 2010 // 6:30 AM
At first blush Warren Ellis' Astonishing X-Men: Exogenetic seems to reenact the cultural politics of the Texas Revolution. Reading further, you discover this could not be further from the truth.