Category Archives: Transmetropolitan

Transmetropolitan: Tales of Human Waste

Transmetropolitan: Tales of Human Waste
By Warren Ellis (writer), Darick Robertson and Rodney Ramos with John Cassaday, James Romberger, Gary Erskine, Phil Jimenez, Lea Hernandez, Dave Johnson, J.H. Williams III & Mick Gray, John Higgins, Marcelo Frusin, D’Israeli, Cliff Chiang, Frank Teran, Amanda Conner, Cully Hamner, Tony Harris & Jim Royal, Eduardo Risso, Glenn Fabry, Steve Dillon, Bryan Talbot, Dave Taylor, Tim Bradstreet, Danijel Zezelj, David Mack, Paul Gulacy, Igor Kordey, Brian Wood, Colleen Doran, Javier Pulido, Jamie Tolagson, Jimmy Palmiotti, John McCrea, Matt Howarth, Michael Avon Oeming, Jacen Burrows, Phil Winslade, Steve Lieber, Jill Thompson, Brian Michael Bendis, Carla Speed McNeil, Eric Shanower, J. Scott Campbell & Richard Friend, Bill Sienkiewicz, Alex Maleev, Klaus Janson, Guy Davis, Brandon Graham, Chris Weston, Cameron Stewart, Steve Pugh, Mark Buckingham, Paul Pope, Judd Winick, Kevin Maguire, Chris Sprouse, David Lloyd, Liam Sharpe, Michael William Kaluta, Justiniano, Yanick Paquette & Prentis Rollins, and Garry Leach (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released October 2004

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Cover price: $14.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1401202179

Synopsis from publisher:

TALES OF HUMAN WASTE completes the TRANSMETROPOLITAN library, collecting the two Prestige-format one-shots TRANSMETROPOLITAN: I HATE IT HERE and TRANSMETROPOLITAN: FILTH OF THE CITY, as well as the 8-page Christmas story from VERTIGO: WINTER’S EDGE 2. Written by Warren Ellis, this collection features a host of one and two-page pieces from comics’ finest artists illustrating excerpts from the Word columns of crazed outlaw journalist Spider Jerusalem.

Notes:

This publication is the eleventh and final in a series reprinting the comic book series Transmetropolitan and various spin-offs. All material in this publication was written by Warren Ellis.

Transmetropolitan: I Hate It Here features illustrations by John Cassaday, James Romberger, Gary Erskine, Phil Jimenez, Lea Hernandez, Dave Johnson, J.H. Williams III & Mick Gray, John Higgins, Marcelo Frusin, D’Israeli, Cliff Chiang, Rodney Ramos, Frank Teran, Amanda Conner, Cully Hamner, Tony Harris & Jim Royal, Eduardo Risso, Glenn Fabry, Steve Dillon, Bryan Talbot, Dave Taylor, Tim Bradstreet, Danijel Zezelj, David Mack, Paul Gulacy, Igor Kordey, Brian Wood, Colleen Doran, Javier Pulido, Jamie Tolagson, Jimmy Palmiotti, and John McCrea.

Transmetropolitan: Filth of the City features illustrations by Matt Howarth, Michael Avon Oeming, Jacen Burrows, Phil Winslade, Steve Lieber, Jill Thompson, Brian Michael Bendis, Carla Speed McNeil, Eric Shanower, J. Scott Campbell & Richard Friend, Rodney Ramos, Bill Sienkiewicz, Alex Maleev, Klaus Janson, Guy Davis, Brandon Graham, Darick Robertson, Chris Weston, Cameron Stewart, Steve Pugh, Mark Buckingham, Paul Pope, Judd Winick, Kevin Maguire, Chris Sprouse & Prentis Rollins, David Lloyd, Liam Sharpe, Michael William Kaluta, Justiniano, Yanick Paquette & Prentis Rollins, and Garry Leach.

The 8-page story from Vertigo: Winter’s Edge #2, illustrated by Darick Robertson and Rodney Ramos, was previously collected in Transmetropolitan Vol. 3: Year of the Bastard.

Reprints:

  1. Transmetropolitan: I Hate It Here (2000)
  2. Transmetropolitan: Filth of the City (2001)
  3. Vertigo: Winter’s Edge #2 (1999) [Transmetropolitan story only]
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Transmetropolitan Vol. 10: One More Time

Transmetropolitan Vol. 10: One More Time
By Warren Ellis (writer) and Darick Robertson with Rodney Ramos (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released June 2004

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Cover price: $14.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1401202179

Synopsis from publisher:

“Blisteringly bitter and vulgar.” — The Village Voice

“TRANSMET is brilliant future-shock commentary.” — Spin

This is it!

TRANSMETROPOLITAN: ONE MORE TIME is the final volume in the saga of outlaw journalist Spider Jerusalem, collecting issues #55-60 of the classic VERTIGO series by writer/creator Warren Ellis with art and a cover by Darick Robertson & Rodney Ramos.

Behold the final showdown between Spider and the absolutely corrupt President of the United States! Witness the ultimate fate of Spider and his brain-devouring disease! And gasp as you realize you must read the entire 10-volume story all over just because it’s so amazing!

Notes:

This publication is the tenth and final in a series reprinting the comic book series Transmetropolitan. All material in this publication was written by Warren Ellis and illustrated by Darick Robertson and Rodney Ramos.

Reprints:

  1. Transmetropolitan #55 (2002)
  2. Transmetropolitan #56 (2002)
  3. Transmetropolitan #57 (2002)
  4. Transmetropolitan #58 (2002)
  5. Transmetropolitan #59 (2002)
  6. Transmetropolitan #60 (2002)

Transmetropolitan Vol. 9: The Cure

Transmetropolitan Vol. 9: The Cure
By Warren Ellis (writer) and Darick Robertson with Rodney Ramos (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released December 2003

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Cover price: $14.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1563899884

Synopsis from publisher:

The forces of darkness are closing in on outlaw journalist Spider Jerusalem and his merry, filthy band — but now they’ve got their own rope around the neck of corrupt President Callahan, and it’s time to start tightening the noose.

TRANSMETROPOLITAN: THE CURE, the ninth volume of the complete collection of the acclaimed series written by Warren Ellis (ORBITER, GLOBAL FREQUENCY) with art by Darick Robertson (Wolverine) and Rodney Ramos (GREEN LANTERN), reprints TRANSMETROPOLITAN #49-54 and features a striking new cover by Robertson.

Jerusalem and his cohorts step up their investigation into Callahan’s misdeeds and turn up some startling evidence… not to mention a sole surviving witness to the President’s depravity. The problem, as always, will be getting the word out before the massive forces of the Executive Branch black out everything — and everyone — involved.

Notes:

This publication is the ninth in a series reprinting the comic book series Transmetropolitan. All material in this publication was written by Warren Ellis and illustrated by Darick Robertson and Rodney Ramos.

Reprints:

  1. Transmetropolitan #49 (2001)
  2. Transmetropolitan #50 (2001)
  3. Transmetropolitan #51 (2002)
  4. Transmetropolitan #52 (2002)
  5. Transmetropolitan #53 (2002)
  6. Transmetropolitan #54 (2002)

Transmetropolitan Vol. 8: Dirge

Transmetropolitan Vol. 8: Dirge
By Warren Ellis (writer) and Darick Robertson with Rodney Ramos (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released April 2003

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Cover price: $14.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1563899531

Synopsis from publisher:

Collecting issues #43-48 of the groundbreaking VERTIGO title, TRANSMETROPOLITAN: DIRGE sees all hell breaking loose as a nameless sniper terrorizes the Print District and a raging superstorm clears the streets of The City in this eighth collection of writer Warren Ellis and artist Darick Robertson’s acclaimed creation.

Notes:

This publication is the eighth in a series reprinting the comic book series Transmetropolitan. All material in this publication was written by Warren Ellis and illustrated by Darick Robertson and Rodney Ramos.

Reprints:

  1. Transmetropolitan #43 (2001)
  2. Transmetropolitan #44 (2001)
  3. Transmetropolitan #45 (2001)
  4. Transmetropolitan #46 (2001)
  5. Transmetropolitan #47 (2001)
  6. Transmetropolitan #48 (2001)

Transmetropolitan Vol. 7: Spider’s Thrash

Transmetropolitan Vol. 7: Spider’s Thrash
By Warren Ellis (writer) and Darick Robertson with Rodney Ramos (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released November 2002

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Cover price: $14.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1563898942

Synopsis from publisher:

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.

Notes:

This publication is the seventh in a series reprinting the comic book series Transmetropolitan. All material in this publication was written by Warren Ellis and illustrated by Darick Robertson and Rodney Ramos.

Reprints:

  1. Transmetropolitan #37 (2000)
  2. Transmetropolitan #38 (2000)
  3. Transmetropolitan #39 (2000)
  4. Transmetropolitan #40 (2001)
  5. Transmetropolitan #41 (2001)
  6. Transmetropolitan #42 (2001)

Transmetropolitan Vol. 6: Gouge Away

Transmetropolitan Vol. 6: Gouge Away
By Warren Ellis (writer), Darick Robertson and Rodney Ramos with Lea Hernandez, Kieron Dwyer, Bryan Hitch, Frank Quitely and Eduardo Risso (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released February 2002

Availability: Amazon.com
Cover price: $14.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1563897962

Synopsis from publisher:

Despite — or perhaps with the aid of — drugs, drinking, and paranoia, Spider Jerusalem and his filthy assistants are hot on the trail of the horrifying truth behind the newly-elected President’s campaign. Features three stand-alone stories “Nobody Loves me,”The Walk,” and “Dancing in the Here and Now,” and also includes the three-part “Gouge Away” storyline.

Notes:

This publication is the sixth in a series reprinting the comic book series Transmetropolitan. All material in this publication was written by Warren Ellis and illustrated by Darick Robertson and Rodney Ramos. Issue #31 also features 2 to 4-page segments illustrated by Lea Hernandez, Kieron Dwyer, Bryan Hitch, Frank Quitely and Eduardo Risso.

Reprints:

  1. Transmetropolitan #31 (2000)
  2. Transmetropolitan #32 (2000)
  3. Transmetropolitan #33 (2000)
  4. Transmetropolitan #34 (2000)
  5. Transmetropolitan #35 (2000)
  6. Transmetropolitan #36 (2000)

Transmetropolitan Vol. 5: Lonely City

Transmetropolitan Vol. 5: Lonely City
By Warren Ellis (writer) and Darick Robertson with Rodney Ramos (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released July 2001

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Cover price: $14.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1563897229

Synopsis from publisher:

Continuing the acclaimed tale of the day-to-day trials and tribulations of Spider Jerusalem, this fifth installment has the no-holds-barred investigative reporter delving into the city’s police corruption. Living in an anti-utopian future, Spider continues his quest to expose society’s injustices as he focuses his attention on those sworn to protect and serve. But even more so than usual, he will learn that his dedication to the truth can come at a high physical cost, especially when dealing with the riot police. Featuring an introduction by actor Patrick Stewart.

Notes:

This publication is the fifth in a series reprinting the comic book series Transmetropolitan. All material in this publication was written by Warren Ellis and illustrated by Darick Robertson and Rodney Ramos.

Reprints:

  1. Transmetropolitan #25 (1999)
  2. Transmetropolitan #26 (1999)
  3. Transmetropolitan #27 (1999)
  4. Transmetropolitan #28 (1999)
  5. Transmetropolitan #29 (2000)
  6. Transmetropolitan #30 (2000)

Bonus Material:

  1. Introduction by Patrick Stewart

Transmetropolitan Vol. 4: The New Scum

Transmetropolitan Vol. 4: The New Scum
By Warren Ellis (writer) and Darick Robertson with Rodney Ramos and Keith Aiken (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released September 2000

Availability: Amazon.com
Cover price: $12.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1563896273

Synopsis from publisher:

After surviving the events of TRANSMETROPOLITAN: YEAR OF THE BASTARD, outlaw journalist Spider Jerusalem is revitalized and ready to cover the presidential election in all of its dark glory. When he learns of the vicious murder of political consultant Vita Severn, one of the few people in the world that he liked, Spider mounts a full scale attack on both candidates. Determined to uncover any and all hidden truths about the contenders, he conducts two irreverent interviews with the incumbent President and his rival, the Smiler. In the end, what he learns shocks and confuses even him.

Notes:

This publication is the fourth in a series reprinting the comic book series Transmetropolitan. All material in this publication was written by Warren Ellis and illustrated by Darick Robertson and Rodney Ramos. Also included is a 6-page story from Vertigo: Winter’s Edge #3, illustrated by Darick Robertson and Keith Aiken.

Reprints:

  1. Transmetropolitan #19 (1999)
  2. Transmetropolitan #20 (1999)
  3. Transmetropolitan #21 (1999)
  4. Transmetropolitan #22 (1999)
  5. Transmetropolitan #23 (1999)
  6. Transmetropolitan #24 (1999)
  7. Vertigo: Winter’s Edge #3 (2000) [Transmetropolitan story only]

Transmetropolitan Vol. 3: Year of the Bastard

Transmetropolitan Vol. 3: Year of the Bastard
By Warren Ellis (writer) and Darick Robertson with Rodney Ramos and Jae Lee (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released September 1999; new edition released August 2009

New Edition:
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Cover price: $12.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1401223125

Availability: Amazon.com
Cover price: $12.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1563895684

Synopsis from publisher:

In the third volume of the TRANSMETROPOLITAN collection, journalistic desperado Spider Jerusalem begins to crumble under the pressure of sudden and unwanted fame. Having had enough of the warped 21st century Babylon that he lives in, Spider escapes into a world of bitterness and pills. As he stumbles through this haze of depression and drugs, he must find a way to cover the biggest story of the year, the presidential election. Armed with only his demented mind and dark sense of humor, Spider embarks on an adventure of political cynicism, horrific sex, and unwelcome celebrity which culminates in a shocking and ruinous ending.

Notes:

This publication is the third in a series reprinting the comic book series Transmetropolitan. All material in this publication was written by Warren Ellis and illustrated by Darick Robertson and Rodney Ramos. Also included is an 8-page story from Vertigo: Winter’s Edge #2. The cover for the new edition (right) was illustrated by Jae Lee and originally used for the cover of issue #13.

The original edition collected issues #13 to #18. In March 2009, DC Comics will begin re-formatting the way the Transmetropolitan comic book series is collected. The contents of the new edition of this publication have not yet been announced.

Reprints:

  1. Transmetropolitan #13 (1998)
  2. Transmetropolitan #14 (1998)
  3. Transmetropolitan #15 (1998)
  4. Transmetropolitan #16 (1998)
  5. Transmetropolitan #17 (1999)
  6. Transmetropolitan #18 (1999)
  7. Vertigo: Winter’s Edge #2 (1999) [Transmetropolitan story only]

Transmetropolitan Vol. 2: Lust for Life

Transmetropolitan Vol. 2: Lust for Life
By Warren Ellis (writer) and Darick Robertson with Rodney Ramos, Kim DeMulder (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released February 1999; new edition released May 2009

New Edition:
Availability: Amazon.com
Cover price: $14.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1401222617

Availability: Amazon.com
Cover price: $14.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1563894815

Synopsis from publisher:

After making his presence known in TRANSMETROPOLITAN: BACK ON THE STREETS, renegade columnist Spider Jerusalem targets three of society’s most worshipped and warped pillars: politics, religion, and television. When Spider tries to shed light on the atrocities of these institutions, he finds himself fleeing a group of hitmen/kidnappers in possession of his ex-wife’s frozen head, a distorted creature alleging to be his son, and a vicious talking police dog.

Notes:

This publication is the second in a series reprinting the comic book series Transmetropolitan, which was originally published by DC Comics’ imprint Helix. All material in this publication was written by Warren Ellis and illustrated by Darick Robertson. The cover for the new edition (right) was originally used for the cover of issue #12.

The original edition collected issues #4 to #12. In March 2009, DC Comics will begin re-formatting the way the Transmetropolitan comic book series is collected. The contents of the new edition of this publication has not yet been announced. Issues #4 to #6 are now collected in the new edition of Transmetropolitan Vol. 1: Back on the Street.

Reprints:

  1. Transmetropolitan #4 (1997) [in original edition only]
  2. Transmetropolitan #5 (1998) [in original edition only]
  3. Transmetropolitan #6 (1998) [in original edition only]
  4. Transmetropolitan #7 (1998)
  5. Transmetropolitan #8 (1998)
  6. Transmetropolitan #9 (1998)
  7. Transmetropolitan #10 (1998)
  8. Transmetropolitan #11 (1998)
  9. Transmetropolitan #12 (1998)