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Thought Bubble Anthology 2012 #2

"Thought Bubble Anthology" #2 is as brilliant and diverse as the entirety of the comics medium. An absolute, no-excuses must-buy.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Lucia Rose Harris, Pete Doree, Skottie Young, Gail Simone, Richard Starkings, Emma Vieceli, Matthew Sheret, Ivan Brandon, Steve Reynolds, Martin Simpson, Ben Haith, Stephen Mooney, Dave Johnson, Lee Barnett, Warren Ellis, Kate Beaton, Chris Lackey, JG Ros
Artists:
Sean Phillips, Tony Harris, Skottie Young, Tula Lotay, Boo Cook, Kristyna Baczynski, Emma Vieceli, Leigh Gallagher, Clark Burscough, Richard Hughes, Steve Reynolds, Martin Simpson, Ben Haith, Stephen Mooney, Dave Johnson, Ollie Redding, Kate Beaton, Chris
Reviewer:
James Hunt
November 12th, 2012

Secret Avengers #21

Warren Ellis’s six-issue tenure on “Secret Avengers” comes to an end with “Nextwave” collaborator Stuart Immonen on art.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Stuart Immonen, Wade Von Grawbadger
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 15th, 2012

Secret Avengers #20

Natasha bounces back and forth in time in an effort to save her team that dies in the opening pages of this issue.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
January 1st, 2012

Secret Avengers #19

A trip to Eastern Europe means superpowered criminals, suave spy Moon Knight, and Steve Rogers getting into street fights. Oh, and a damn good comic book.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Michael Lark, Stefano Gaudiano, Brian Thies
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 26th, 2011

Captain Swing and the Electrical Pirates of Cindery Island #4

At long last, “Captain Swing and the Electrical Pirates of Cindery Island” comes to an end as a cop becomes a pirate and a magistrate gets his.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Raulo Caceres
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 31st, 2011

Secret Avengers #18

Warren Ellis delivers another great standalone “Secret Avengers” tale with a small cast and powerful artist.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
David Aja, Raul Allen
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
October 27th, 2011

Secret Avengers #17

Some Secret Avengers fight a truck.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Kev Walker
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
October 1st, 2011

Secret Avengers #16

Warren Ellis and Jamie McKelvie take over "Secret Avengers" and make it a comic to be reckoned with in one single stroke.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Jamie McKelvie
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 1st, 2011

SVK #1

“SVK” is a comic with invisible thought balloons published in ultraviolet ink that’s packaged with a UV torch (i.e. flashlight) to see them. It’s by Warren Ellis and D’Israeli, so, right there, you know it’s going to be good.

Publisher:
BERG
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
D’Israeli
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 12th, 2011

Supergod #5

The post-human conflict comes to a head and plays out in ways no human could predict.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Garrie Gastonny, Rhoald Marcellius
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 1st, 2010

Osborn #1

Osborn finds himself at the center of a manipulative scheme, while Norah Winters decides to follow up on his story.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kelley Sue DeConnick, Warren Ellis
Artists:
Emma Rios, Jamie McKelvie
Reviewer:
James Hunt
November 19th, 2010

Gravel #21

The series comes to an end as Gravel fights for his life against the crazed Bible Jack.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis, Mike Wolfer
Artists:
Mike Wolfer
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 28th, 2010

Vertigo Resurrected #1

With the unpublished “Shoot” as the lead, “Vertigo Resurrected” offers a slew of stories forgotten and out-of-print, featuring some of its top creators.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Warren Ellis, Brian Bolland, Brian Azzarello, Grant Morrison, Garth Ennis, Steven T. Seagle, Peter Milligan, Bill Willingham, Bruce Jones
Artists:
Phil Jimenez, Andy Lanning, Brian Bolland, Essad Ribic, Frank Quitely, Jim Lee, Tim Sale, Eduardo Risso, Bill Willingham, Bernie Wrightson, Tim Bradstreet
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 26th, 2010

Supergod #4

Krishna has begun improving India through mass slaughter and the world responds. That’s not a good thing.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Garrie Gastonny, Rhoald Marcellius
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 6th, 2010

Astonishing X-Men #34

Six months later, another issue of "Astonishing" comes out, and it's even better than the last.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Phil Jimenez, Andy Lanning
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 6th, 2010

Captain Swing and the Electrical Pirates of Cindery Island #2

Science versus magic in 19th century England! On the side of science? Pirates! Sounds good, doesn’t it?

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Raulo Caceres
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 2nd, 2010

Astonishing X-Men: Xenogenesis #2

If you're thinking you've read this before, you're right.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Kaare Andrews
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 13th, 2010

FreakAngels Vol. 4

The fourth collection of the weekly webcomic that you should be reading. Things fall apart as Mark, the exiled FreakAngel, returns and we see what happened six years ago to leave the world in ruins.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Paul Duffield
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 7th, 2010

Astonishing X-Men: Xenogenesis #1

The X-Men investigate a spate of apparent mutant births in the small African country of Mbangawi.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Kaare Andrews
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 16th, 2010

Do Anything Volume 1: Jack Kirby Ripped My Flesh

Collecting the online column “Do Anything” in an altered form. Ellis’s prose is lyrical and insane, going a mile a minute from idea to idea.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Warren Ellis
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
April 26th, 2010

Supergod #3

Meet the man without sanity that can perceive time and choose which path to walk in this series that examines the concept of superhumanity from a different perspective.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Garrie Gastonny, Nursalimsyah
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 29th, 2010

Captain Swing and the Electrical Pirates of Cindery Island #1

An entertaining first issue that’s short on plot, but bold and daring in its style.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Raulo Caceres
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
February 25th, 2010

Ultimate Comics Armor Wars #4

This series comes to a somewhat abrupt end, but Warren Ellis’ fine character work is on display.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Steve Kurth, Jeff Huet, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
February 10th, 2010

Astonishing X-Men #33

Like the previous 32 issues of this series, it may not align nicely with current developments in the Marvel U, but it's probably better that way.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Phil Jimenez, Andy Lanning
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 20th, 2009

Supergod #1

An oral history of superhumans and their role as modern gods in society, centering on the idea that a superhuman would not think like a human. Original, inventive, and very good.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Garrie Gastonny
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 13th, 2009

Astonishing X-Men #32

"Astonishing X-Men" isn't bad, but thanks to its earlier terminal lateness, it's turned into a book that doesn't feel important.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Phil Jimenez, Andy Lanning
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 4th, 2009

Ignition City #5

The mystery of Rock Raven’s murder is solved with a huge revelation in this final issue.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Gianluca Pagliarani, Chris Dreier
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 1st, 2009

Ultimate Comics Armor Wars #2

Entertaining, but not entirely substantive. Though, Ellis continues to write a fantastic Ultimate Tony Stark.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Steve Kurth, Jeff Huet, Allen Martinez
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 28th, 2009

Gravel #14

Gravel finds the murderer amongst the Major Seven and solidifies his position of power.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis, Mike Wolfer
Artists:
Mike Wolfer
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 14th, 2009

Astonishing X-Men #31

The X-Men rescue Agent Brand as her shuttle crashes to Earth

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Phil Jimenez, Andy Lanning
Reviewer:
James Hunt
October 7th, 2009

Planetary #27

Ten years later, “Planetary” concludes as the team wraps up the final loose end: saving the Third Man.

Publisher:
Wildstorm
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
John Cassaday
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 7th, 2009

No Hero #7

Things get worse. Somehow. After last issue, you wouldn’t think that possible, but here we are.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Juan Jose Ryp
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 24th, 2009

Ultimate Comics Armor Wars #1

Remember the Iron Man story “Armor Wars”? Well, here it is in the Ultimate universe, but, thankfully, Warren Ellis is writing it.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Steve Kurth, Jeff Huet
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 16th, 2009

Frankenstein’s Womb

Warren Ellis’ third Apparat graphic novella has Mary Shelley encounter a strange creature in Castle Frankenstein that takes her on a journey through time, forming a coherent narrative and ideological point that highlights her role in creating the future

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Marek Oleksicki
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 5th, 2009

Astonishing X-Men #30

"Astonishing X-Men" finishes up its first storyline under Warren Ellis and Simone Bianchi, but the only astonishing thing is how much steam this book has lost.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Simone Bianchi, Andrea Silvestri
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 28th, 2009

Anna Mercury 2 #1

Anna Mercury is back and ready to head off to a new constellation world that’s contacted ours. Are they friendly or do they need to be dealt with? Well, read on and find out!

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Facundo Percio
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 11th, 2009

Ignition City #3

More insight into Ignition City and its world, while Mary Raven continues to investigate her father’s murder.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Gianluca Pagliarani, Chris Dreier
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 30th, 2009

Ignition City #2

The second issue has all of the strengths of the first issue and very few of the weaknesses.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Gianluca Pagliarani, Chris Drier
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
April 26th, 2009

Astonishing X-Men #29

Bianchi continues to astonish and there's plenty here to enjoy.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Simone Bianchi, Andrea Silvestri
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 26th, 2009

Doktor Sleepless #12

Warren Ellis’s ongoing Avatar series keeps on getting better as a gang war heats up and the good Doktor’s plan takes a surprising turn.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Ivan Rodriguez
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
April 9th, 2009

Ignition City #1

After nearly three years, “Ignition City” finally debuts as Mary Raven travels to the island where space heroes go to die because her father the space hero has, well, died.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Gianluca Pagliarani, Chris Drier
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
April 8th, 2009

Hotwire: Requiem for the Dead #2

The walking dead make an appearance as Alice Hotwire, police exorcist, continues to work on discovering the mystery behind the ‘blue light bomb.’

Publisher:
Radical Comics
Writer:
Steve Pugh, Warren Ellis
Artists:
Steve Pugh
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 24th, 2009

No Hero #4

Ellis’ examination of what it takes to be a superhuman continues as the Front Line’s newest recruit debuts for the public. That is, if his skin will stop falling off.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Juan Jose Ryp
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 5th, 2009

Hotwire: Requiem for the Dead #1

A strong debut issue as Steve Pugh writes and draws this comic based on a concept by Warren Ellis. A police exorcist finds herself confronted with ghosts that shouldn’t be where they are.

Publisher:
Radical Comics
Writer:
Steve Pugh, Warren Ellis
Artists:
Steve Pugh
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
February 3rd, 2009

Astonishing X-Men #28

The X-Men fight mutants from several alternate universes, all dealing with the fallout of M-Day, and discover just who might be behind their recent troubles.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Simone Bianchi, Andrea Silvestri
Reviewer:
James Hunt
January 27th, 2009

Gravel #8

Not only does this issue begin the second story arc, but it marks the return of Mike Wolfer on art duties drawing William Gravel.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Mike Wolfer, Warren Ellis
Artists:
Mike Wolfer
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 14th, 2009

Anna Mercury #5

The first “Anna Mercury” series ends with a bang as the eponymous hero fights a giant laser cannon. How cool is that?

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Facundo Percio
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 8th, 2009

Doktor Sleepless #10

A killer with no identity is caught in Heavenside and Detective Alex Singer has to figure out who he is, why he kills, and what his connection to the good Doktor is.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Ivan Rodriguez
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 18th, 2008

Aetheric Mechanics

Warren Ellis’s latest Apparat book is one of his best efforts in recent years, with a Holmesian detective living in a futuristic 1907 London and solving “The Case of the Man Who Wasn’t There.”

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Gianluca Pagliarani, Chris Dreier
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 18th, 2008

Gravel #6

Warren Ellis’ combat magician finds himself with a problem magical bullets won’t solve: wealth, social class, and a group of acolytes who want him to teach them the way of magic.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis, Mike Wolfer
Artists:
Oscar Jiminez
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 12th, 2008
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