Tag Archives: Warren Ellis

Emma’s 30 Days of Marvel [Day 10]

30 Days of Marvel Day 10: Your Favourite Costume He’s more machine now than man. – Obi Wan Kenobi I agonized over this one, but sometimes you just have to go with your gut. Extremis was the moment when my … Continue reading

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GRCT readers top 25 writers

Yesterday I decided to ask something of our twitter following.  It was a seemingly simple question, ‘Who are your three favourite comic writers’.  Seemingly simple, but for many very very hard.  How can you judge that sort of thing?  Did … Continue reading

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comiXology and my favourite books

I realise that I recommend a lot of comics.  It can be hard to break into an ongoing series, or to find old trades or graphic novels at your LCS.  More than that, it can be expensive to buy them … Continue reading

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DC vs Marvel – Why is it even a debate?

For a while now, I’ve been suggesting people listen to Jimmy Palmiotti’s podcasts from over at Where Monsters Dwell.  The man is not only one of the best comic writers out there, but he’s both interesting and hilarious to listen … Continue reading

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The Authority

The Authority #1-12 Writer: Warren Ellis Artist: Brian Hitch Story: 4.5/5 Art: 4/5 I’ve got so many reccommended titles on my to read list, and not all of them live up to their reccommendations – but when they do, it … Continue reading

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Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E.

Ellis has a very tongue-in-cheek tone here, using high humor, plots that don’t need to be any thicker than paper and a self-awareness that comes with having written some of the best comic book runs over the years. Continue reading

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Invincible Iron Man: Extremis

I love the Tony Stark Ellis introduces right away. He’s a man who’s company was initially built on war profiteering and who’s trying walk down a different path, to use his talents and his company for good, to be able to look himself in the mirror again. It’s fantastic take on Tony, laying the foundation for the rest of the story arc. Continue reading

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