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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

Availability: Amazon.com
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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Pride & Joy

Pride & Joy
By Garth Ennis (writer) and John Higgins (artist)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released January 2004

Availability: Amazon.com
Cover price: $14.95
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1401201903

Synopsis from publisher:

Can you ever truly outrun the past? That’s the question at the heart of PRIDE & JOY, a 104-page VERTIGO trade paperback that collects the classic 4-issue miniseries from writer Garth Ennis (PREACHER, The Punisher) and artist John Higgins (WAR STORY: D-DAY DODGERS).

PRIDE & JOY tells the story of Jimmy Kavanagh, a widower struggling to raise his young daughter and rebellious teenage son. Unfortunately, Jimmy also has a secret past — a past that returns without warning in the form of two frightened ex-cons and one psychotic killer, hungry for revenge. Now the estranged father and son must confront both the horror hunting them and their own failings with each other if any of them is going to survive.

Notes:

This publication reprints the comic book mini-series Pride & Joy. All material in this publication was written by Garth Ennis and illustrated by John Higgins. The cover was also illustrated by John Higgins.

Reprints:

  1. Pride & Joy #1 (1997)
  2. Pride & Joy #2 (1997)
  3. Pride & Joy #3 (1997)
  4. Pride & Joy #4 (1997)

Hellblazer: Haunted

Hellblazer: Haunted
By Warren Ellis (writer), John Higgins and Tim Bradstreet (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released February 2003

Availability: Amazon.com
Cover price: $12.95
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1563898136

Synopsis from publisher:
Warren Ellis’ first HELLBLAZER story arc is collected in this volume reprinting issues #134-139! When John Constantine’s old friend Isabel Bracknell turns up dead, he goes in search of the reasons behind it. But his investigation earns him a beating from the so-called “magician” responsible. Can Constantine help Isabel rest in peace?

Notes:
This is the twelfth collection of the Hellblazer comic book series. All reprinted material was written by Warren Ellis and illustrated by John Higgins. The cover by artist Tim Bradstreet was originally used for the cover to issue #135.
This collects the first half of Warren Ellis’s run on the series.

Reprints:

  1. Hellblazer #134 (1999)
  2. Hellblazer #135 (1999)
  3. Hellblazer #136 (1999)
  4. Hellblazer #137 (1999)
  5. Hellblazer #138 (1999)
  6. Hellblazer #139 (1999

Hellblazer: Son of Man

Hellblazer: Son of Man
By Garth Ennis (writer), John Higgins and Glenn Fabry (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released April 2004

Availability: Amazon.com
Cover price: $12.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1401202020

Synopsis from publisher:
A new trade paperback collecting HELLBLAZER #129-133, written by PREACHER co-creator Garth Ennis with art by WAR STORY’s John Higgins. John Constantine’s pulled a lot of shady stunts over the years, but perhaps none as bad as the time he “resurrected” organized crime boss Harry Cooper’s 5-year-old son, Ronnie. Now, 15 years later, he’s got to deal with the ungodly consequences of his actions as the now-adult Ronnie prepares to bring an unprecedented evil into the world.

Notes:
This is the eleventh collection of the Hellblazer comic book series. This is the seventh collection of Garth Ennis’s work on the series. All reprinted material was written by Garth Ennis and illustrated by John Higgins. The cover was painted by Glenn Fabry.
Four years after concluding his run with Steve Dillon, writer Garth Ennis returned to the series for a 5-issue story. It followed a lengthy run from writer Paul Jenkins, currently uncollected, and preceded a nearly year-long run by writer Warren Ellis, which has been collected in Hellblazer: Haunted and Hellblazer: Setting Sun.

Reprints:

  1. Hellblazer #129 (1998)
  2. Hellblazer #130 (1998)
  3. Hellblazer #131 (1998)
  4. Hellblazer #132 (1998)
  5. Hellblazer #133 (1999)