Transmetropolitan Vol. 1: Back on the Street (NOOK Comic with Zoom View)

Transmetropolitan Vol. 1: Back on the Street (NOOK Comic with Zoom View)

by Warren Ellis, Darick Robertson

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Overview

DC's new editions of TRANSMETROPOLITAN begin here, with this volume collecting issues #1-6 of the acclaimed Vertigo series from writer Warren Ellis and artist Darick Robertson! After years of selfimposed exile from a civilization rife with degradation and indecency, cynical journalist Spider Jerusalem is forced to return to a job he hates and a city he loathes. Working as an investigative reporter for the newspaper The Word, Spider attacks the injustices of his surreal 23rd century surroundings.

In this first volume, Spider ventures into the dangerous Angels 8 district, home of the Transients - humans who have decided to become aliens through cosmetic surgery. But Spider's interview with the Transients' leader gets him a scoop he didn't bargain for. And don't miss Spider's first confrontation with the President of the United States . . . in a men's room.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401242206
Publisher: DC Comics
Publication date: 11/12/2013
Series: Transmetropolitan
Sold by: DC Comics
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 612,423
File size: 87 MB
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About the Author

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."

Darick Robertson is a veteran comic artist that has worked at DC Comics and Marvel for nearly twenty years. He broke into the mainstream drawing JUSTICE LEAGUE for DC and went on to work for Marvel where he penciled titles including Wolverine, Spider-Man and most notably the New Warriors. Robertson is best known as the artist / co-creator of the Eisner Award-winning series TRANSMETROPOLITAN with writer Warren Ellis, which was hailed by Wired magazine as "The Graphic Novel of the Decade." He is currently working on an edgy new monthly series entitled THE BOYS for WildStorm with writer Garth Ennis.

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Transmetropolitan Vol. 01: Back on the Street 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Poemyhero on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
What a raw, up front, in your face read! There were no holds bars in this GN. So if you're afraid of some honesty, nudity, and cursing, then you're on the wrong boat captain because this has it all. Plus, it's a dystopian read and who doesn't love those?! It's messed up in all the right ways. There are so many underlying messages, behind all the awesome humor and hate, and boy where the graphics killer! Loved it!
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