Spider's Thrash (Paperback)

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By Warren Ellis, Darick Robertson (Illustrator)
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Black humor, life-threatening situations, and moral ambiguity, give a look into the mind of an outlaw journalist and the world he seeks to destroy. The hammer has come down on him, but outlaw journalist Spider Jerusalem has managed to stay one step ahead of his detractors -- i.e., the President of the United States and his authoritarian lackeys in publishing and law enforcement. After losing his byline, bank account, and apartment, Jerusalem and his filthy assistants have legged it underground, the better to implement his plan. What plan, you say? Why, the plan to bring down the President, of course Reprints TRANSMETROPOLITAN #37-42.

About the Author


Warren Ellis is the award-winning writer of Transmetropolitan, Planetary, The Authority, and the writer and co-creator of the graphic novel RED, which was the basis of two major motion pictures. He is also the author of the NYT-bestselling novels Gun Machine and Crooked Little Vein. His newest publication is the digital short-story single Dead Pig Collector, from FSG Originals. His awards and 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. Ellis lives outside London, on the south-east coast of England, in case he needs to make a quick getaway. Darick Robertson is a veteran comic artist who 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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781401228156
ISBN-10: 1401228151
Publisher: Vertigo
Publication Date: May 11th, 2010
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: Transmetropolitan - Revised