The Three Hoarsemen (Episode 8): The Science Fiction of Warren Ellis
As Winter once again brings snowy doom of the East Coast, John E. O. Stevens, Fred Kiesche and Jeff Patterson huddle within a makeshift shelter made of long boxes to discuss the Science Fiction works of comic book writer Warren Ellis.
Since the 90s Ellis has been producing singularly recognizable work, including superhero titles for DC, Marvel, and Image. He has dabbled in horror, crime fiction, and dark comedy. But he has also written many standalone Science Fiction tales encompassing pulp, cyberpunk, space opera, and alternate history. Some are speculative ruminations on the future or technology, some are absurdist eye-candy, others are adventurous romps. His significant body of SF work delivers modern genre sensibilities to the sometimes myopic landscape of comics.
The Hoarsemen also discuss reading comics digitally, their opinions on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., as well as what they have read recently. Be warned: This episode runs over 90 minutes!
- Anna Mercury Volume 1: The Cutter by Warren Ellis (Avatar Press)
- Ignition City Volume 1 by Warren Ellis (Avatar Press)
- Ocean by Warren Ellis (WildStorm)
- Ministry of Space by Warren Ellis (Image Comics)
- Red/Tokyo Storm Warning by Warren Ellis (Wildstorm)
- Orbiter by Warren Ellis (WildStorm)
- Global Frequency by Warren Ellis (DC)
- Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E. Ultimate Collection by Warren Ellis (Marvel)
- Transmetropolitan, Vol 1: Back on the Street by WARREN ELLIS (Vertigo)
- Black Summer by Warren Ellis (Avatar Press)
- Warren Ellis’ Apparat Volume 1 by Warren Ellis (Avatar Press)
- Warren Ellis’ Frankenstein’s Womb by Warren Ellis (Avatar Press)
- Warren Ellis Bibliography
- Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts
- Everything You Need to Know About Digital Comics
- The Top Ways to Read Digital Comic Books
- The Elvis M.O.D.O.K.s!
- Stanislaw Lem: Solaris – 2011 Translation
- Annie Jacobsen: Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program that Brought Nazi Scientists to America
- G. K. Chesterton: The Complete Father Brown Stories
- Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories: Volumes I and II
- Fred’s Current Reads
- Total Party Kill – The Incomparable
- The Naruto Books
- Top Ten – Book 1
- Top Ten – Book 2
- Kristine Kathryn Rusch: Skirmishes
- David Annandale: The Carrion Anthem
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