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October 30, 2020

Warren Ellis

Green Lantern #50-#51: Parallax Error (Review)

Green Lantern #50-#51 DC Comics, March, April 2016 Writer: Robert Venditti In his book “Come in Alone” (AIT/Planet Lar, 2001), British writer Warren Ellis furiously laments the brand loyalties of readers of superhero comics, such that some of them publicly admit on message boards that they would rather read poorly-written material about favourite characters than

Roots of a Mystery

“Trees” Volume 1 (review) Writer: Warren Ellis Image Comics, February 2015 Review by DG Stewart, 4 April 2016 World Comic Book Review was hoping this month to review volume 2 of “Trees”, but the publication of the second volume has been delayed until mid-year. The price to pay for enjoying the enormously creative output of

Lord Cardigan’s Sabre: “James Bond 007: Vargr” 1-5 (review)

“James Bond 007: Vargr” 1-5 Dynamite Entertainment, 2016 Writer: Warren Ellis Review by DG Stewart, 26 February 2016 It seems obvious that, given the project of writing a James Bond story, British writer Warren Ellis was always going to return to the source material. Ian Fleming, the English spy who wrote the original James Bond

Break a leg

Karnak #1 Marvel Comics, December 2015 Writer: Warren Ellis Review by DG Stewart, 3 December 2015 Acclaimed British comic book writer (and occasional novelist) Warren Ellis has a knack for writing droll curmudgeons. These characters are usually male (but not always), socially ill-adjusted, confrontational to the point of being violent, and clever. When Mr Ellis

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