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Captain Swing and the Electrical Pirates of Cindery Island is Warren Ellis Daft

Warren Ellis must have been crazy if he thought that a short story about 19th century coppers in a steam-punk London would have been serious competition against the iconic sales records of the decades old Captain America and Batman.  Honestly though, if Ellis’ own celebrity didn’t make the books fly off the shelf, the concept should […]

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Stitched Shows the Horror of Modern Warfare

No retelling of war can ever capture the experience.  There are heroic tales and there are horrific ones – they all serve their purposes.  Some stories of war are necessary to entice the young to do their duty for the good for some greater purpose and others are cautionary tales from the old who have […]

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Supergod, No Super Heroes Here

Warren Ellis has said more than his fair share about super powered beings in many of his books including Black Summer, The Authority, DV8, Stormwatch, Planetary, and even some heroes in Iron Man, X-Man, and Thunderbolts. More often than not, Ellis talks about the concept of what it means for humans to either suddenly have […]

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