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Encyclopedia > Warren Ellis
Warren Ellis

Born February 16, 1968 (1968-02-16) (age 40)
Essex, England
Occupation writer
Nationality British
Genres science fiction, superhero
Literary movement Extropianism, Transhumanism
Notable work(s) Transmetropolitan
Planetary
The Authority
Nextwave
Global Frequency
Notable award(s) Eagle Award

Warren Ellis (born February 16, 1968) is a British author of comics, novels, and television, well known for sociocultural commentary, both through his online presence and his writing, which covers extropian and transhumanist themes (most notably nanotechnology, cryonics, uploading, and human enhancement). He is a resident of Southend-on-Sea, England. Warren Ellis is an Australian-born musician (violin) and composer. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other meanings of Essex, see Essex (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... This article is about work. ... In English usage, nationality is the legal relationship between a person and a country. ... A literary genre is one of the divisions of literature into genres according to particular criteria such as literary technique, tone, or content. ... ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Posthuman Future, an illustration by Michael Gibbs for The Chronicle of Higher Educations look at how biotechnology will change the human experience, has become one of the secular icons representing transhumanism. ... Transmetropolitan is a postcyberpunk comic book series written by Warren Ellis with art by Darick Robertson and published by DC Comics. ... Planetary is an American comic book series created by Warren Ellis (writer) and John Cassaday (artist), published by the Wildstorm imprint of DC Comics. ... The Authority is a superhero comic book published by DC Comics under the Wildstorm imprint. ... Nextwave is a comic book series published by Marvel Comics, that debuted in 2006 and was cancelled after issue #12,[1] which was published in February 2007. ... Global Frequency is a comic book published by Wildstorm Productions, created and written by Warren Ellis. ... The Eagle Awards are the name given to a series of awards for comic book titles and creators. ... is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... See comedian Stand up comedian List of Comedians List of British comedians comics comic book comic strip underground comics alternative comics web comic sprite comics manga graphic novel List of comic characters This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same... For other uses, see Novel (disambiguation). ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Posthuman Future, an illustration by Michael Gibbs for The Chronicle of Higher Educations look at how biotechnology will change the human experience, has become one of the secular icons representing transhumanism. ... Nanotechnology refers to a field of applied science and technology whose theme is the control of matter on the atomic and molecular scale, generally 100 nanometers or smaller, and the fabrication of devices that lie within that size range. ... Not to be confused with cryogenics. ... In transhumanism and science fiction, mind transfer (also referred to as mind uploading or mind downloading, depending on ones point of reference), whole body emulation, or electronic transcendence refers to the hypothetical transfer of a human mind to an artificial substrate. ... Human enhancement describes any attempt, whether temporary or permanent, to overcome the current limitations of human cognitive and physical abilities, whether through natural or artificial means. ... Southend-on-Sea is a resort town in Essex, England. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ...

Contents

Career

Ellis was born in Essex in February 1968, about seventeen months before Neil Armstrong landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969; he reports that the televised broadcast of the event is his earliest coherent memory.[1] He was a student at The South East Essex Sixth Form College, commonly known as SEEVIC. He contributed comic work to the college magazine, Spike, along with Richard Easter, who also later followed a career in writing. Prior to his career as a writer he had "done most of the shitty jobs you can imagine; ran a bookstore, ran a pub, worked in bankruptcy, worked in a record shop, lifted compost bags for a living".[2] For other meanings of Essex, see Essex (disambiguation). ... This article is about the former American astronaut. ... This article is about Earths moon. ... is the 201st day of the year (202nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (number) 1969 (movie) 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ...


Ellis' writing career started in the British independent magazine Deadline with a six page short story in 1990. Other early works include a Judge Dredd short and a Doctor Who one-pager. His first ongoing work, Lazarus Churchyard, appeared in Blast!, a short lived British magazine. Deadline was a British magazine published between 1988 and 1995. ... For the 1995 film, see Judge Dredd (film). ... This article is about the television series. ... Lazarus Churchyard is a comic series created in the early 1990s by Warren Ellis and illustrated by DIsraeli (a pseudonym for Matt Brooker). ...


By 1994 Ellis began working for Marvel Comics, where he took over the series Hellstorm: Prince of Lies with #12, which he wrote until its cancellation with #21. He also did some work on the Marvel 2099 imprint, most notably in a storyline where a futuristic Doctor Doom took over the United States. His most notable early Marvel work is a run on Excalibur, a superhero series set in Britain. He also wrote a four-issue arc of Thor called "Worldengine", in which he dramatically revamped both the character and book. This article is about the comic book company. ... Daimon Hellstrom, also known as the Son of Satan and Hellstorm, is a fictional character in the Marvel Comics universe. ... Marvel 2099 is a Marvel Comics imprint, begun in 1993, that explores one possible future of the Marvel Universe. ... This article is about imprints in publishing. ... Doctor Doom (Victor von Doom) is a fictional Marvel Comics supervillain created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. ... Excalibur is a Marvel Comics superhero group, an offshoot of the X-Men, usually based in the United Kingdom. ... For other uses, see Superhero (disambiguation). ... Thor (sometimes called The Mighty Thor) is a fictional character that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. ...


Ellis then started working for DC Comics, Caliber Comics, and Image Comics' Wildstorm studio, where he wrote the Gen¹³ spin-off DV8 and took over Stormwatch, a previously action-oriented team book, which he gave a more idea- and character-driven flavor. He wrote issues #37-50 with artist Tom Raney, and the 11 issues of volume two with artist Bryan Hitch. He and Hitch followed that with the Stormwatch spinoff The Authority, a cinematic super-action series for which Ellis coined the term "widescreen comics." DC Comics is an American comic book and related media company. ... Caliber Comics or Caliber Press was an American comic book publisher founded in 1989 by Gary Reed. ... Image Comics is an American comic book publisher. ... WildStorm Productions, or simply WildStorm or Wildstorm, is a publishing imprint and studio of American comic book publisher DC Comics. ... Gen¹³ is a fictional superhero team and comic book series originally written by Jim Lee and Brandon Choi and illustrated by J. Scott Campbell. ... DV8 is a comic book published by Wildstorm. ... Stormwatch is a fictional United Nations-sponsored superhero team in the Wildstorm Universe. ... Tom Raney is a comic book artist best known for his work on series like DV8 and Alpha Flight. ... The various characters of the Ultimate Marvel Universe, as seen on the cover to Ultimates (v2) #12. ... A spin-off (or spinoff) is a new organization or entity formed by a split from a larger one such as a new company formed from a university research group. ... The Authority is a superhero comic book published by DC Comics under the Wildstorm imprint. ...


In 1997 Ellis started Transmetropolitan, a creator-owned series about an acerbic "gonzo" journalist in a dystopian future America, co-created with artist Darick Robertson and published by DC's Helix imprint. When Helix was discontinued the following year, Transmetropolitan was shifted to the Vertigo imprint, and remained one of the most successful non-superhero comics DC was then publishing [3]. Transmetropolitan ran for 60 issues (plus a few specials), ending in 2002. It remains Ellis' largest work to date. Transmetropolitan is a postcyberpunk comic book series written by Warren Ellis with art by Darick Robertson and published by DC Comics. ... Creator ownership is an arrangement in which the creator or creators of a work of fiction retain full ownership of the material, regardless of whether it is self-published or by a corporate publisher. ... Hunter S. Thompsons famous Gonzo logo. ... Cover of Transmetropolitan: Lust for Life Darick W. Robertson is an artist from San Mateo, California, United States. ... Helix was a short-lived, science fiction and science fantasy imprint of DC Comics, launched in 1996 and discontinued in 1998. ... Vertigo logo Vertigo is an imprint of comic book and graphic novel publisher DC Comics. ...


1999 saw the launch of Planetary, another Wildstorm series by Ellis and John Cassaday, and Ellis' short run on the DC/Vertigo series Hellblazer. He left that series when DC announced, following the Columbine High School massacre, that it would not publish "Shoot", a Hellblazer story about school shootings, although the story had been written and illustrated prior to the Columbine massacre.[4] [5] Planetary has been notoriously plagued with delays, but is scheduled to conclude in 2008 with issue #27. Planetary is an American comic book series created by Warren Ellis (writer) and John Cassaday (artist), published by the Wildstorm imprint of DC Comics. ... John Cassaday is a comic book artist, best known for his work on Planetary with Warren Ellis, and Astonishing X-Men with Joss Whedon. ... Hellblazer is a contemporary horror comic book series published by the Vertigo imprint of DC Comics. ... The Columbine High School massacre occurred on Tuesday, April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in unincorporated Jefferson County, Colorado (the CDP of Columbine) near Denver and Littleton. ... School shooting is a term popularized in American and Canadian media to describe gun violence at educational institutions, especially the mass murder or spree killing of people connected with an institution. ...


Ellis also returned to Marvel Comics, as part of the company's "Revolution" event, to head the "Counter-X" line of titles. This project was intended to revitalize the X-Men spinoff books Generation X, X-Man, and X-Force, but it was not successful, and Ellis stayed away from mainstream superhero comics for a time. X-Men #100. ... The X-Men are a group of comic book superheroes featured in Marvel Comics. ... Generation X was a Marvel Comics superhero team, a 1990s-era X-Men junior team. ... For members of the Marvel Comics superhero team, see X-Men. ... X-Force was a Marvel Comics superhero team, one of many spin-offs of the popular X-Men franchise. ...

Transmetropolitan - one of Ellis' best-known series

In 2003 Ellis started Global Frequency, a 12-issue limited series for Wildstorm, and continued to produce work for various publishers, including DC, Avatar Comics, AiT/Planet Lar, Cliffhanger and Homage Comics. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (472x732, 238 KB)Cover of Transmetropolitan vol. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (472x732, 238 KB)Cover of Transmetropolitan vol. ... Transmetropolitan is a postcyberpunk comic book series written by Warren Ellis with art by Darick Robertson and published by DC Comics. ... Global Frequency is a comic book published by Wildstorm Productions, created and written by Warren Ellis. ... The limited series is a term referring to a comic book series with a set finite number of issues. ... Avatar Press company logo. ... AiT/Planet Lar is an American comic book publishing company. ... Cliffhanger was an imprint of Wildstorm, publishing creator-owned comic books. ... Homage Comics is a comic book publishing imprint, a subdivision of Wildstorm. ...


In 2004 Ellis came back to mainstream superhero comics. He took over Ultimate Fantastic Four and Iron Man for Marvel under a temporary exclusive work for hire contract. Ultimate Fantastic Four is a comic book series published by Marvel Comics as part of the Ultimate Marvel line featuring classic Marvel characters re-imagined for a modern audience. ... This article is about the superhero. ... A work for hire is an exception to the general rule that the person who creates a work is the author of that work. ...


Toward the end of 2004, Ellis released the "Apparat Singles Group", which he described as "An imaginary line of comics singles. Four imaginary first issues of imaginary series from an imaginary line of comics, even." The Apparat titles were published by Avatar but carried only the Apparat logo on the cover. Apparat Singles Group, aka Apparat, is a fictional comic book line and a label used to publish four one-shot comic books created by Warren Ellis and published by Avatar Press. ...


In 2006 Ellis worked on Jack Cross (for DC), which was not well received and subsequently cancelled. For Marvel, he worked on Nextwave, a 12-issue limited series. He also worked on the Ultimate Galactus trilogy. Ellis also took over the Thunderbolts monthly title, which deals with the aftermath of the Marvel Civil War crossover.[6] Cover to Jack Cross #1. ... Nextwave is a comic book series published by Marvel Comics, that debuted in 2006 and was cancelled after issue #12,[1] which was published in February 2007. ... Ultimate Galactus Trilogy is a collection of three miniseries in Marvel Comics Ultimate Universe written by Warren Ellis. ... For other uses, see Thunderbolt (comics). ...


In honor of the 20th anniversary of Marvel's New Universe in 2006, Ellis and illustrator Salvador Larroca created a new series that re-imagines the New Universe, under the title newuniversal. The first issue was released on December 6, 2006.[7] Promotional Advertisement for The New Universe, Marvel Comics Group, circa 1986. ... Salvador Larroca (born 1964) is a Spanish comic book artist, primarily known for his work on various X-Men titles. ... newuniversal is a comic book series by writer Warren Ellis and artists Salvador Larroca and Jason Keith, published by Marvel Comics. ...


Ellis continues to work on several projects for different publishers, including Fell (for Image), Desolation Jones (for DC/Wildstorm) and Blackgas (for Avatar Comics). Ellis also wrote an episode of Justice League Unlimited entitled "Dark Heart". Cover to Fell #1, illustrated by Ben Templesmith, published by Image Comics. ... The cover design of the first issue. ... Justice League Unlimited (or JLU) was the name of an American animated television series that was produced by and aired on Cartoon Network. ...


Ellis has managed a series of online forums and media to promote his written works and his creative ideals. These forums are sharply moderated by Ellis and his assistants, to suit the particular purpose each one was created for. They include the Warren Ellis Forum, DiePunyHumans.com, the Bad Signal mailing list, WarrenEllis.com, Warren-Ellis.livejournal.com and The-Engine.net. He is popularly known as "Stalin," "The Love Swami," or "Internet Jesus" on these forums.[8]


Ellis' first prose novel, Crooked Little Vein, was published in the summer of 2007 by William Morrow (an imprint of HarperCollins), with a second novel, Listener, to follow. He is also developing a television series for AMC called Dead Channel, for which he will be the sole writer. Crooked Little Vein is writer Warren Elliss first novel and will be released by William Morrow in July, 2007. ... Sir William Morrow DSO ED was a leading Australian surgeon and specilist in Gastroenterology he also served as president of the Royal Australian College of Physicians. ... HarperCollins is a publishing company owned by News Corporation. ... AMC is a cable television network that primarily airs movies. ...


It has recently been announced that he is writing an animated direct to DVD feature film, Castlevania: Dracula's Curse, which will be based on the similarly titled video game Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse.[9] [10]


Ellis has described himself as "a notorious pain in the arse for getting involved in book design".[11] According to a comment made in the first issue of Fell, he has more trade paperbacks in print than anyone else in the American comic industry.


Ellis is currently writing a column for the Suicide Girls website that appears every Sunday, entitled "The Sunday Hangover."[12] The SuicideGirls logo, used on the website and associated merchandise. ...


Ellis is also writing a Second Life column for Reuters titled Second Life Sketches [13] In Second Life he is known under the name Integral Danton. Second Life (abbreviated as SL) is an Internet-based virtual world launched in 2003, developed by Linden Research, Inc (commonly referred to as Linden Lab), which came to international attention via mainstream news media in late 2006 and early 2007. ... Reuters Group plc (LSE: RTR and NASDAQ: RTRSY); pronounced is known as a financial market data provider and a news service that provides reports from around the world to newspapers and broadcasters. ...


On July 29 2007 Ellis announced two new projects for Avatar Press; FreakAngels, a free long-form webcomic illustrated by Paul Duffield, and Ignition City, an ongoing monthly series.[14] He also has two other current series with Avatar: Anna Mercury[15] [16] and No Hero.[17]


Bibliography

Marvel Comics

This article is about the comic book company. ... Daimon Hellstrom, also known as the Son of Satan and Hellstorm, is a fictional character in the Marvel Comics universe. ... Leonardo Manco is a comic book artist and penciller, best known for his dark and gritty style on such titles as Hellstorm (1994), Blaze of Glory (2000, #1-4), Apache Skies (2002, #1-4), Deathlok Vol. ... Excalibur is a Marvel Comics superhero group, an offshoot of the X-Men, usually based in the United Kingdom. ... Portrait of The Brave Engineer himself: John Luther Casey Jones, 1863-1900. ... The JSA roster as drawn by Pacheco and Jesus Merino Carlos Pacheco is an Spanish comic book artist and penciller. ... 1994 1993 in comics 1995 in comics Notable events of 1994 in comics. ... 1996 1995 in comics 1997 in comics Notable events of 1996 in comics. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The JSA roster as drawn by Pacheco and Jesus Merino Carlos Pacheco is an Spanish comic book artist and penciller. ... Doctor Druid, also known as Doctor Droom and Druid, is a fictional character, a sometime superhero in the Marvel Comics universe. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Doctor Strange is a sorcerer, featured in Marvel Comics. ... Doom is a Marvel Comics anti-hero featured in the Marvel 2099 comic book Doom 2099. ... What If? Vol. ... Thor (sometimes called The Mighty Thor) is a fictional character that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. ... Carnage is a fictional character that appears in the comic books published by Marvel Comics. ... In the American comic book industry, the term one-shot is used to denote a pilot comic or a stand-alone story created to last as one issue. ... This article is about the X-Men character. ... Terrence Terry Dodson is an American comic book artist and penciller. ... Katherine Kitty Pryde, also commonly known by the codename Shadowcat, is a Marvel Comics mutant superhero and a member of the X-Men. ... Peter Winston Pete Wisdom is a fictional character, a secret agent in the Marvel Comics comic book universe. ... Terrence Terry Dodson is an American comic book artist and penciller. ... For other uses, see Wolverine (disambiguation). ... Leinil Francis Yu Leinil Francis Yu is a Filipino comic book artist, who began to work for the American market through Wildstorm Productions. ... X-Force was a Marvel Comics superhero team, one of many spin-offs of the popular X-Men franchise. ... Ian Edginton is the co-creator (with DIsraeli) of Scarlet Traces and the War of the Worlds comic. ... Whilce Portacio was born in Sangley Point, Cavite City, Philippines on July 8, 1963. ... Lan Medina is a Filipino comic book artist. ... This article is about the comic book company. ... Ultimate Fantastic Four is a comic book series published by Marvel Comics as part of the Ultimate Marvel line featuring classic Marvel characters re-imagined for a modern audience. ... This is a list of comics-related events in 2004. ... This is a list of comics-related events in 2005. ... Ultimate Galactus Trilogy is a collection of three miniseries in Marvel Comics Ultimate Universe written by Warren Ellis. ... Ultimate Nightmare is a five-issue comic book limited series written by Warren Ellis of Transmetropolitan, Planetary, and The Authority fame, after signing an exclusive two-year work-for-hire contract with Marvel Comics, penciled by Trevor Hairsine, noted for working on the Ultimate Six limited series with Brian Michael... Trevor Hairsine is a British comics artist. ... Simon Coleby is a British comic book artist who has worked mainly for British sci-fi comic 2000 AD and Marvel Comics. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Ultimate Galactus trilogy. ... Cover to Marvel Knights 4 #2, featuring the Thing. ... Ultimate Extinction is a six-issue comic book limited series that takes place in the Ultimate Marvel universe. ... 2006 2005 in comics 2007 in comics Notable events of 2006 in comics. ... This article is about the superhero. ... Comic book artist Adi Granov Adi Granov is a Bosnian (not Israeli as believed by some)-born comic book artist and conceptual designer. ... Nextwave is a comic book series published by Marvel Comics, that debuted in 2006 and was cancelled after issue #12,[1] which was published in February 2007. ... Stuart Immonen is a Canadian comic book artist. ... 2007 2006 in comics 2008 in comics Notable events of 2007 in comics. ... newuniversal is a comic book series by writer Warren Ellis and artists Salvador Larroca and Jason Keith, published by Marvel Comics. ... Salvador Larroca (born 1964) is a Spanish comic book artist, primarily known for his work on various X-Men titles. ... For other uses, see Thunderbolt (comics). ... Mike Deodato Jr. ... Cary Nord started his career with superhero comics eventually becoming a regular artist for Marvels Daredevil series. ... Simone Bianchi (born July 10, 1971[1] in Lucca) is an Italian comic book illustrator, painter, graphic designer and art instructor, known to Italian audiences for his work in comics, CD covers, music videos, tv commercials and role-playing games, and to American comic book readers for his work on... X-Man (Nate Grey) is a fictional character, a superhero in the Marvel Comics Universe and related to the X-Men franchise. ...

Wildstorm

Cover for the Planetary: All Over the World And Other Stories trade paperback. Art by John Cassaday.
Cover for the Planetary: All Over the World And Other Stories trade paperback. Art by John Cassaday.

WildStorm Productions, or simply WildStorm or Wildstorm, is a publishing imprint and studio of American comic book publisher DC Comics. ... This image is a book cover. ... This image is a book cover. ... DV8 is a comic book published by Wildstorm. ... Stormwatch is a fictional United Nations-sponsored superhero team in the Wildstorm Universe. ... WildC.A.T.S/Aliens was a single issue comic book and crossover event, published by Wildstorm, while still part of Image Comics, and Dark Horse Comics in 1998. ... Chris Sprouse (born in Alexandria, Virginia on July 30, 1966) is an American comic book artist. ... The Authority is a superhero comic book published by DC Comics under the Wildstorm imprint. ... The various characters of the Ultimate Marvel Universe, as seen on the cover to Ultimates (v2) #12. ... Planetary is an American comic book series created by Warren Ellis (writer) and John Cassaday (artist), published by the Wildstorm imprint of DC Comics. ... John Cassaday is a comic book artist, best known for his work on Planetary with Warren Ellis, and Astonishing X-Men with Joss Whedon. ... Global Frequency is a comic book published by Wildstorm Productions, created and written by Warren Ellis. ... Mek is a three issue comic book miniseries published in 2003 by WildStorm, written by Warren Ellis, pencilled by Steve Rolston and inked by Al Gordon. ... Steve Rolston is a Canadian artist and writer of comic books and graphic novels currently living in Vancouver, British Columbia. ... Cully Hamner (born March 7, 1969 in Huntsville, Alabama) is an American comic book artist. ... Paul Gulacy is an American Comic Book Artist. ... Amanda Conner is an American comic book artist and commercial art illustrator best-known for Harris Comics Vampirella. ... The cover design of the first issue. ... Promethea Volume 1 TPB Cover, art by Williams J.H. Jim Williams III is a comic book artist and penciller. ... Ocean is a comic by Warren Ellis, published by DC Comics under the Wildstorm imprint. ... Chris Sprouse (born in Alexandria, Virginia on July 30, 1966) is an American comic book artist. ...

DC Comics and Vertigo

DC Comics is an American comic book and related media company. ... Vertigo logo Vertigo is an imprint of comic book and graphic novel publisher DC Comics. ... Transmetropolitan is a postcyberpunk comic book series written by Warren Ellis with art by Darick Robertson and published by DC Comics. ... Cover of Transmetropolitan: Lust for Life Darick W. Robertson is an artist from San Mateo, California, United States. ... Hellblazer is a contemporary horror comic book series published by the Vertigo imprint of DC Comics. ... Cover to Orbiter. ... An example of Dorans artwork: the cover to Orbiter, published in 2003 by DC Comics. ... Cover to Jack Cross #1. ... Gary Erskine is a British comic book artist based in Glasgow, Scotland. ... The Justice League of America, featuring the Flash, Superman, Aquaman, Batman, Wonder Woman, the Martian Manhunter, and Green Lantern. ... Jackson Guice (sometimes credited as Butch Guice) is an American comic book artist. ... An example of Dorans artwork: the cover to Orbiter, published in 2003 by DC Comics. ... Trade paperback of Will Eisners A Contract with God (1978), often mistakenly cited as the first graphic novel. ...

Image Comics

Image Comics is an American comic book publisher. ... City Of Silence is a three-issue comic book limited series written by Warren Ellis and drawn by Gary Erskine. ... Gary Erskine is a British comic book artist based in Glasgow, Scotland. ... Ministry of Space cover Ministry of Space is a three-part alternate history graphic novel written by Warren Ellis, originally published in three issues by Image Comics. ... Chris Western is a British comicbook artist who has worked bith in the US and UK comics industries. ... Cover to Down #2 Art by Tony Harris and John Snyder Down is a four-issue comic book limited series published in late 2005 and early 2006, by Top Cow Productions, an imprint of Image Comics. ... Tony Harris (born 1969) is a comic book artist. ... Cully Hamner (born March 7, 1969 in Huntsville, Alabama) is an American comic book artist. ... Cover to Fell #1, illustrated by Ben Templesmith, published by Image Comics. ... Cover to the 30 Days of Night trade paperback by Ben Templesmith. ...

AiT/Planet Lar

  • Switchblade Honey (2003). A 72-page sci-fi graphic novel with artist Brandon McKinney.
  • Come in Alone (non-comics). Collection of the on-line weekly column that Ellis published in 1999-2000 in the website Comic Book Resources.
  • Available Light (non-comics). Collection of short writings and digital photography by Ellis.

AiT/Planet Lar is an American comic book publishing company. ...

Avatar Press

  • Strange Kiss (a series of four 3-issue and two 6-issue miniseries with artist Mike Wolfer, all featuring the same lead character, William Gravel):
    • Strange Kiss #1-3 (1999)
    • Stranger Kisses #1-3 (2001)
    • Strange Killings #1-3 (2002)
    • Strange Killings: Body Orchard #1-6 (2002-2003)
    • Strange Killings: Strong Medicine #1-3 (2003)
    • Strange Killings: Necromancer #1-6 (2004)
    • Gravel (co-written with Mike Wolfer and art by Raulo Caceres, 2008-)
  • Dark Blue (with artist Jacen Burrows, 2000) Originally published in 6 chapters in the Threshold anthology, later collected in TPB.
  • Bad World (with Jacen Burrows, 3-issue miniseries , 2001)
  • Atmospherics (2002)
  • Bad Signal: From the Desk of Warren Ellis, a collection of essays from Ellis' mailing list of the same name
  • Scars (with Jacen Burrows, 6-issue miniseries, 2003)
  • Wolfskin (with artist Juan Jose Ryp, 2006-) Sword & fantasy mini-series
  • Blackgas (2006)
  • Blackgas 2 (2006-2007)
  • Black Summer (with Juan Jose Ryp, #0 plus 7 issue series, 2007-) Masked hero series
  • Doktor Sleepless (with Ivan Rodriguez, 2007–)
  • FreakAngels (with Paul Duffield, webcomic, 2008) [21] [14]
  • Anna Mercury (with Facundo Percio, 2008-)
  • No Hero (with Juan Jose Ryp, 8-issue limited series, July 2008)

The Avatar Press company logo. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Jacen Burrows is a San Diego born American artist best known for his work on various comic books from Avatar Press. ... Bad World is a comic book miniseries published by Avatar Press. ... Jacen Burrows is a San Diego born American artist best known for his work on various comic books from Avatar Press. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Jacen Burrows is a San Diego born American artist best known for his work on various comic books from Avatar Press. ... For other use of the word, see Wolfskin. ... Black Summer is a 7 issue comic book series written by Warren Ellis and illustrated by Juan Jose Ryp. ... Doktor Sleepless is a monthly comic book series written by Warren Ellis, with art by Ivan Rodriguez and published by Avatar Press, set to launch in July 2007. ... Webcomics, also known as online comics and internet comics, are comics that are available to read on the Internet. ...

Apparat

  • Angel Stomp Future
  • Frank Ironwine
  • Quit City
  • Simon Spector
  • Crécy (with Raulo Cáceres, 2007)
  • Aetheric Mechanics (with Gianluca Pagliarani, July 2008)

Apparat Singles Group, aka Apparat, is a fictional comic book line and a label used to publish four one-shot comic books created by Warren Ellis and published by Avatar Press. ... Crécy is a graphic novel written by Warren Ellis and illustrated by Raulo Cáceres, depicting some of the events surrounding the historical battle of Crécy. ...

Others

  • Lazarus Churchyard (with D'Israeli, later reprinted by Image Comics)
  • Calibrations, later reprinted as Atmospherics (Caliber Comics)
  • Sugarvirus
  • edison hate future (webcomic)
  • Cold Winter (video game)
  • Hostile Waters (PC game)
  • Crooked Little Vein (prose novel)
  • Listener (prose novel)
  • Dead Channel (TV series)
  • At the zoo, short story about transhumanism published in Nature #408, November 16, 2000.
  • Second Life Sketches, a weekly column about Second Life [22]
  • Castlevania: Dracula's Curse (Direct to DVD film based on the Castlevania video game series)[23]

Lazarus Churchyard is a comic series created in the early 1990s by Warren Ellis and illustrated by DIsraeli (a pseudonym for Matt Brooker). ... Matt Brooker, whose work most often appears under the pseudonym DIsraeli (sometimes DIsraeli DEmon DRaughtsman), is a British cartoonist. ... Cold Winter is a first-person shooter (FPS) video game developed by Swordfish Studios and published by Vivendi Universal Games. ... Hostile Waters: Antaeus Rising is a hybrid vehicle and strategy game released on the PC in 2002 by the British company Rage Games Limited. ... Crooked Little Vein is writer Warren Elliss first novel and will be released by William Morrow in July, 2007. ... Posthuman Future, an illustration by Michael Gibbs for The Chronicle of Higher Educations look at how biotechnology will change the human experience, has become one of the secular icons representing transhumanism. ... Second Life (abbreviated as SL) is an Internet-based virtual world launched in 2003, developed by Linden Research, Inc (commonly referred to as Linden Lab), which came to international attention via mainstream news media in late 2006 and early 2007. ... This article is about the entire video game series. ...

Appearances in others' work

He makes a lengthy cameo appearance in Powers volume 1 issue #7, in which much of his dialogue consists of actual quotations from Ellis' writings. Powers is an American comic book series by writer Brian Michael Bendis, artist Michael Avon Oeming. ...


Awards

  • 2007:
    • Eagle Awards: [24] [25]
      • Favourite Comics Writer
      • Favourite New Comicbook (for Nextwave)
      • Favourite Comics Story published during 2006 (for Nextwave)
      • Favourite Comics Villain (for Dirk Anger)
      • Roll of Honour

Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... 2007 2006 in comics 2008 in comics Notable events of 2007 in comics. ... The Eagle Awards are the name given to a series of awards for comic book titles and creators. ...

References

  1. ^ http://www.scifidimensions.com/May03/orbiter.htm Orbiter
  2. ^ www.reallyscary.com - 10 Questions w/Warren Ellis
  3. ^ Top 300 Comics For September
  4. ^ Holmes, Thomas Alan (2005) "Warren Ellis’ 'Shoot' and Media Passivity." International Journal of Comic Art. 7 (2). 370-374
  5. ^ "Shoot" online
  6. ^ CONFIRMED: ELLIS & DEODATO ON THUNDERBOLTS, Newsarama
  7. ^ CCI, DAY 4: ELLIS TALKS "NEWUNIVERSAL"
  8. ^ Simmons, Tony. "Comic book writer's debut novel opens a new vein in U.S. culture.", News Herald, 2007-08-12. Retrieved on 2008-04-13. 
  9. ^ CASTLEVANIA
  10. ^ Castlevania: Dracula's Curse production blog
  11. ^ Introduction to 'Strange Kiss Cover Notes', Strange Kiss Scriptbook (Avatar Press, May 2000)
  12. ^ Warren Ellis To Join Suicide Girls As A Columnist (news article). Suicide Girls. Retrieved on 2007-07-08.
  13. ^ SECOND LIFE SKETCHES: ELLIS SECOND LIFE COLUMN FOR REUTERS
  14. ^ a b c Warren Ellis Addresses His "Children" at Comic-Con, July 29, 2007
  15. ^ Who is "Anna Mercury?" Warren Ellis Gives Hints, Comic Book Resources, February 14, 2008
  16. ^ Warren Ellis on Anna Mercury, Newsarama, February 18, 2008
  17. ^ Leveling the Playing Field: Ellis talks "No Hero", Comic Book Resources, May 23, 2008
  18. ^ The dark star, August 26, 2004, The Guardian
  19. ^ Colleen Doran talks Stealth Tribes, July 22, 2005, Newsarama
  20. ^ Colleen Doran announcing the arrival of the script, April 2, 2007
  21. ^ FreakAngels
  22. ^ Warren Ellis to write weekly SL column for Reuters, December 22, 2006, Reuters
  23. ^ Castlevania: Dracula’s Curse
  24. ^ The Eagle Awards - Results
  25. ^ Comic Book Resources - CBR News: 2007 Eagle Awards Results

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Doctor Druid, also known as Doctor Droom and Druid, is a fictional character, a sometime superhero in the Marvel Comics universe. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Marvel 2099 is a Marvel Comics imprint, begun in 1993, that explores one possible future of the Marvel Universe. ... Doom is a Marvel Comics anti-hero featured in the Marvel 2099 comic book Doom 2099. ... Thor (sometimes called The Mighty Thor) is a fictional character that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. ... Carnage is a fictional character that appears in the comic books published by Marvel Comics. ... This article is about the X-Men character. ... Katherine Kitty Pryde, also commonly known by the codename Shadowcat, is a Marvel Comics mutant superhero and a member of the X-Men. ... Peter Paul Winston Pete Wisdom is a fictional secret agent in the Marvel Comics comic book multiverse, created by writer Warren Ellis. ... For other uses, see Wolverine (disambiguation). ... Ultimate Fantastic Four is a comic book series published by Marvel Comics as part of the Ultimate Marvel line featuring classic Marvel characters re-imagined for a modern audience. ... Ultimate Galactus Trilogy is a collection of three miniseries in Marvel Comics Ultimate Universe written by Warren Ellis. ... This article is about the superhero. ... Nextwave is a comic book series published by Marvel Comics, that debuted in 2006 and was cancelled after issue #12,[1] which was published in February 2007. ... newuniversal is a comic book series by writer Warren Ellis and artists Salvador Larroca and Jason Keith, published by Marvel Comics. ... For other uses, see Thunderbolt (comics). ... WildStorm Productions, or simply WildStorm or Wildstorm, is a publishing imprint and studio of American comic book publisher DC Comics. ... Planetary is an American comic book series created by Warren Ellis (writer) and John Cassaday (artist), published by the Wildstorm imprint of DC Comics. ... DV8 is a comic book published by Wildstorm. ... Stormwatch is a rock album by Jethro Tull. ... WildC.A.T.S/Aliens was a single issue comic book and crossover event, published by Wildstorm, while still part of Image Comics, and Dark Horse Comics in 1998. ... The Authority is a superhero comic book published by DC Comics under the Wildstorm imprint. ... Global Frequency is a comic book published by Wildstorm Productions, created and written by Warren Ellis. ... Mek is a three issue comic book miniseries published in 2003 by WildStorm, written by Warren Ellis, pencilled by Steve Rolston and inked by Al Gordon. ... The cover design of the first issue. ... Ocean is a comic by Warren Ellis, published by DC Comics under the Wildstorm imprint. ... DC Comics is an American comic book and related media company. ... Vertigo logo Vertigo is an imprint of comic book and graphic novel publisher DC Comics. ... Transmetropolitan is a postcyberpunk comic book series written by Warren Ellis with art by Darick Robertson and published by DC Comics. ... cover by Nick Manabat Cybernary is a series of comic books about a cybernetic anti-heroine created by the late Nick Manabat for Wildstorm in the 1990s. ... Hellblazer is a contemporary horror comic book series published by the Vertigo imprint of DC Comics. ... Cover to Orbiter. ... Cover to Jack Cross #1. ... The Justice League of America, featuring the Flash, Superman, Aquaman, Batman, Wonder Woman, the Martian Manhunter, and Green Lantern. ... Image Comics is an American comic book publisher. ... City Of Silence is a three-issue comic book limited series written by Warren Ellis and drawn by Gary Erskine. ... Ministry of Space cover Ministry of Space is a three-part alternate history graphic novel written by Warren Ellis, originally published in three issues by Image Comics. ... Cover to Down #2 Art by Tony Harris and John Snyder Down is a four-issue comic book limited series published in late 2005 and early 2006, by Top Cow Productions, an imprint of Image Comics. ... Cover to Fell #1, illustrated by Ben Templesmith, published by Image Comics. ... AiT/Planet Lar is an American comic book publishing company. ... Loveless is an album by the Irish band My Bloody Valentine, released on November 4, 1991 (see 1991 in music) on Creation Records in the UK and on November 5 on Sire Records in the U.S. It is widely considered to be My Bloody Valentines magnum opus. ... Available Light is a 2005 album by New Zealand singer-songwriter Dave Dobbyn. ... The Avatar Press company logo. ... Atmosphere may refer to: a celestial body atmosphere, e. ... Bad World is a comic book miniseries published by Avatar Press. ... Dark Blue is a 2002 film directed by Ron Shelton. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other use of the word, see Wolfskin. ... Black Summer is a 7 issue comic book series written by Warren Ellis and illustrated by Juan Jose Ryp. ... Doktor Sleepless is a monthly comic book series written by Warren Ellis, with art by Ivan Rodriguez and published by Avatar Press, set to launch in July 2007. ... Apparat Singles Group, aka Apparat, is a fictional comic book line and a label used to publish four one-shot comic books created by Warren Ellis and published by Avatar Press. ... Crécy is a graphic novel written by Warren Ellis and illustrated by Raulo Cáceres, depicting some of the events surrounding the historical battle of Crécy. ... Crooked Little Vein is writer Warren Elliss first novel and will be released by William Morrow in July, 2007. ... Lazarus Churchyard is a comic series created in the early 1990s by Warren Ellis and illustrated by DIsraeli (a pseudonym for Matt Brooker). ... Calibration is the determination, by measurement or comparison with a standard, of the correct value of each reading on a measuring instrument. ... Cold Winter is a first-person shooter (FPS) video game developed by Swordfish Studios and published by Vivendi Universal Games. ... Hostile Waters is the title of a book, a movie, and a game. ...

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