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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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The Invisibles Vol. 5: Counting to None

The Invisibles Vol. 5: Counting to None
By Grant Morrison (writer), Phil Jimenez and John Stokes with Michael Lark, Chris Weston, Ray Kryssing, Philip Bond, Marc Hempel, Keith Aiken, Glyn Dillon and Brian Bolland (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released March 1999

Availability: Amazon.com
Cover price: $19.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1563894890

Synopsis from publisher:
The exploits of the secret society of anarchists continue. This collection includes the groundbreaking stories “Time Machine Go,” “Sensitive Criminals,” “American Death Camp,”and “And We’re All Police Men.”

Notes:

This is the second publication collecting the second The Invisibles comic book series. All material in this publication was written by Grant Morrison and illustrated by Phil Jimenez and John Stokes, except for issue #6, which was illustrated by Jimenez & Marc Hempel as well as Michael Lark & Keith Aiken, and the story from Vertigo: Winter’s Edge #1, which was illustrated by Philip Bond and Glyn Dillon. Issue #9 had additional artwork by Chris Weston. Issue #11 had additional artwork by Ray Kryssing. The cover was painted by Brian Bolland.

Reprints:

  1. The Invisibles #5 (1997)
  2. The Invisibles #6 (1997)
  3. The Invisibles #7 (1997)
  4. The Invisibles #8 (1997)
  5. The Invisibles #9 (1997)
  6. The Invisibles #10 (1997)
  7. The Invisibles #11 (1997)
  8. The Invisibles #12 (1998)
  9. The Invisibles #13 (1998)
  10. Vertigo: Winter’s Edge #1 (1998)

The Invisibles Vol. 4: Bloody Hell in America

The Invisibles Vol. 4: Bloody Hell in America
By Grant Morrison (writer), Phil Jimenez and John Stokes with Brian Bolland (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released February 1998

Availability: Amazon.com
Cover price: $12.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1563894440

Synopsis from publisher:
In a world where paranoia is a survival skill, the only hope for humankind is a group of unconventional occultist freedom fighters called the Invisibles. In this collection, the team launches an assault on an underground New Mexico lab to free the cure for the AIDS virus from the alleged inventors of the disease: the U.S. government.

Notes:

This is the first publication collecting the second The Invisibles comic book series. All material in this publication was written by Grant Morrison, and illustrated by Phil Jimenez and John Stokes. The cover was painted by Brian Bolland.

Reprints:

  1. The Invisibles #1 (1997)
  2. The Invisibles #2 (1997)
  3. The Invisibles #3 (1997)
  4. The Invisibles #4 (1997)

The Invisibles Vol. 3: Entropy in the U.K.

The Invisibles Vol. 3: Entropy in the U.K.
By Grant Morrison (writer), Phil Jimenez, Tommy Lee Edwards, Paul Johnson, Steve Yeowell, Mark Buckingham with John Stokes, Dick Giordano, Mark Pennington and Brian Bolland (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released August 2001

Availability: Amazon.com
Cover price: $19.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1563897288

Synopsis from publisher:
The battle between rebels and conspirators continues as a captured King Mob is beaten and tortured by the Conspiracy in their brutal attempt to learn the secrets of the Invisibles. Looking to save him, the rest of King Mob’s cell joins forces but it will be up to the newest Invisible, Dane McGowan, to stay ahead of the masses of armed Conspiracy thugs and save his compatriot. Also, the horrifying secret that transformed Boy from an officer of law to a disciple of chaos is finally revealed.

Notes:

This is the third and final publication collecting the first The Invisibles comic book series. All material in this publication was written by Grant Morrison. Phil Jimenez and John Stokes illustrated issues #17 to #19. Tommy Lee Edwards illustrated issue #20. Paul Johnson illustrated issue #21. Steve Yeowell and Dick Giordano illustrated issues #22 to #24. Mark Buckingham and Mark Pennington illustrated issue #25. The cover was painted by Brian Bolland.

Reprints:

  1. The Invisibles #17 (1996)
  2. The Invisibles #18 (1996)
  3. The Invisibles #19 (1996)
  4. The Invisibles #20 (1996)
  5. The Invisibles #21 (1996)
  6. The Invisibles #22 (1996)
  7. The Invisibles #23 (1996)
  8. The Invisibles #24 (1996)
  9. The Invisibles #25 (1996)

The Sandman Presents: Taller Tales

The Sandman Presents: Taller Tales
By Bill Willingham (writer/artist), Shawn McManus, Mark Buckingham, Albert Monteys, Duncan Fegredo, Kevin Nowlan, Jason Little, Niko Henrichon, Peter Gross, Daniel Torres, Paul Pope, Michael Wm. Kaluta, Phil Jimenez, Adam Hughes, Linda Medley, Marc Laming, Zander Cannon with Andrew Pepoy, John Stokes and Dave McKean (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released November 2003

Availability: Amazon.com
Cover price: $19.95
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1401201008

Synopsis from publisher:
Collecting FABLES writer Bill Willingham’s assorted tales of the Dreaming, originally presented in THE SANDMAN PRESENTS: MERV PUMPKINHEAD, AGENT OF D.R.E.A.M., THE SANDMAN PRESENTS: EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT DREAMS…BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK #1, THE DREAMING #55 and the 4-issue miniseries THE SANDMAN PRESENTS: THE THESSALIAD.

Notes:
This publication is a collection of various issues from comic book one-shots, mini-series and series featuring characters from the comic book series The Sandman. All reprinted material was written by Bill Willingham.

The comic book one-shot The Sandman Presents: Merv Pumpkinhead, Agent of D.R.E.A.M. #1 was illustrated by Mark Buckingham and John Stokes.

The comic book one-shot The Sandman Presents: Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Dreams… But Were Afraid To Ask #1 consisted of eight short stories by various artists. The first story was illustrated by Albert Monteys. The second was by Duncan Fegredo. The third was by Kevin Nowlan. The fourth, sixth and eighth was by Jason Little. The fifth was by Mark Buckingham. The seventh was by Niko Henrichon.

The Dreaming #55 consisted of several sequences by various artists. The framing sequence (first two pages and final page) was illustrated by Peter Gross. The remaining sequences were illustrated by Daniel Torres, Paul Pope, Michael Wm. Kaluta, Phil Jimenez, Bill Willingham with Adam Hughes and Linda Medley, Marc Laming with John Stokes, Zander Cannon and Albert Monteys.

The Sandman Presents: The Thessaliad issue #1 was illustrated by Shawn McManus. Issues #2 to #4 were drawn by Shawn McManus and Andrew Pepoy.

The cover painted by Dave McKean was originally used as the cover for The Dreaming #55

Reprints:

  1. The Sandman Presents: Merv Pumpkinhead, Agent of D.R.E.A.M. #1 (2000)
  2. The Sandman Presents: Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Dreams… But Were Afraid To Ask #1 (2001)
  3. The Dreaming #55 (2000)
  4. The Sandman Presents: The Thessaliad #1 (2002)
  5. The Sandman Presents: The Thessaliad #2 (2002)
  6. The Sandman Presents: The Thessaliad #3 (2002)
  7. The Sandman Presents: The Thessaliad #4 (2002)