(Transmetropolitan Vol 1 Back on the Street) [PDF/EBOOK] é Warren Ellis
Smetropolitan volume number one Back on the StreetsFirst published in 1998 this only demonstrates the Great Vision Ellis Had Then vision Ellis had then was a canary in the coal mines as much of what he wrote 20 years ago could have been created todaySpider Jerusalem
as great a character name as velveeta jones great a character name as Velveeta Jones Hiro Protagonist Spider is a journalist an inflammatory writer a brigand of the TRUTH Drawn down from his mountain lair five years after leaving the city he returns to see racism sexism corruption drug addiction and crass commercialism all the lements of civilization that drove him away before and that pulls him back in againWarren Ellis and illustrator Darick Robertson collaborate to create a lightning rod two fisted hammer down monster truck rally of gonzo sue TRUTH HURTS The kind Carl The Truth Williams used to assault other boxers in the ring Spider s journalism is the kind that damages leaving psychological scorpion stings and Ellis provides a suitable backdrop and setting for his particular kind of tuned in crazyThis has become something of a cult classic in the graphic novel universe and for good reason as it provides a tableau for much of what is best accomplished in this mediumRecommended When these comics originally came out in the late 1990 s the comic book industry lay in ashes The speculation bubble had just burst hundreds of retail stores were going out of business many publishers were downsizing or declaring bankruptcy It was a time when comic books had to reinvent themselves or fade into obscurity a time when something as unconventional and confrontational as Transmetropolitan felt like it might actually have a chance when somebody as cocky and subversive and spectacular and capable as renegade gonzo journalist Spider Jerusalem seemed like the man for the jobRereading the series now I see little than a cartoon version of the Hunter S Thompson persona competently done and ntertaining Stadt und Vorstadt: Munchner Architekturen, Situationen und Szenen 1895-1935 : der Norden und Nordwesten (Stadt im Bild) (German Edition) enough yes but notxactly groundbreaking Still I ve always felt that pop culture belongs to the young so I am not going to sneer at mini me five stars from my younger and better looking self three from the current one who is in the process of packing up four sounds like a fair compromise Written by one of my favorite comic writers Warren Ellis This series is in the running for my top five favorite comics of all time That might seem like faint praise until you consider the fact that it s competing
comics like Bone Hellboy Lucifer and Girl Genius Hunter S Thompson Spider Jerusalem reluctantly returns from his self imposed Colorado Kid exile tomerge anew as the premier gonzo journalist Anyway you don t learn journalism in a school You learn it by WRITING FUCKING JOURNALISM You teach yourself to wire up your own brain and gut and reproductive organs into one frightening machine that you aim at the planet like a meat gun In addition to his mighty pen his only other weapon is the truth and something called a bowel disrupter set to prolapse Gulp You re miserable Into the Crossfire Protectors edgy and tired You re in the perfect mood for journalism A kick ass comic about writing Mind blowing The word uniue doesn tven start to describe our title character and the story From the moment I heard the name of our guy I was hookedSpider Jerusalem crazy journalist A man who sees through Intgrale La Croisade Noire du Jedi Fou / Star Wars / 7-8-9 everyone s bullshitif that s notnough to win you over look at the character design. Es and a city that he loathes Working as an investigative reporter for the newspaper The Word Spider attacks the injustices of his surreal 23rd Century surroundings Everyone seems to love this Whether they are reviewing the series or just this first volume is sometimes unclear but with this first installation I was mostly disappointed It s one of those comics series that you hear About Here And There So I Decided here and there so I decided give it a go And to me it mainly seemed crude just for the hell of it and with characters that you re not supposed to care about or relate with Spider is supposedly meant to be a moral character and yet when the story starts it is made abundantly clear that he isn t he d signed a contractwith comics like
Taken The Money And Ran He Blowsthe money and ran He blows a bar for no discernible reason He then leaves his car in the middle of a traffic jam and wanders over Le Petit Prince everyonelses It also appears later on that he still has his carIt just seems to me that this could have all been thought out a bit better The writing seemed to be rushed and while the artwork is good it rarely stays constant I shall try the second book in case there s something I m clearly missing but as a start to a series Back on the Street leaves something to be desired I found this comic pretty irritating It s the story of gonzo journalist Spider Jerusalem who s pulled out of sylvan retirement when his publisher demands he deliver on his contractual obligations Impoverished and drug addled Jerusalem has no choice but to comply he gets a job writing a column called I Hate It Here a chronicle of his Les fiances Windham - Le prix d'un baiser (J'ai lu Aventures Passions t. 12432) experiences in the scifi megalopolis known as The CityThroughout the comic Jerusalem is portrayed as an underdog fighting for the rights of the common man He takes on religion He takes on TWO presidents Heven wrestles with a cult leader The problem is that Jerusalem is not in fact the underdog he achieves all of his goals through bullying and brute force and he s never in any danger He Inconnu cette adresse de Kathrine Kressmann Taylor (Fiche de lecture): Rsum Complet Et Analyse Dtaille De L'oeuvre even recovers from the neurological illness that almost humanizes him in the latter half of the series Basically he s a jerk But he s a jerk the author clearly wants you tompathize withI m not saying Spider s antics aren t Le monstre des couleurs va l'cole endearing I like it as much as the next guy when crazy religious leaders are threatened with violence But I find it a little disturbing that he is portrayed so sympathetically and I think my chief problem with the series is that the audience is supposed to see him as a largely moralthical character He s an Sylvia Day Crossfire Series 4 Volume Boxed Set easy character to get behind because of his aura of rebellion but he isn t actually rebelling and that s the problem Spider Jerusalem getsverything he wants He is the authorityThe comic also fails to deliver on its science fictional premise Practically all of the futuristic Peuplecratie: La mtamorphose de nos dmocraties elements are introduced in the first two volumes despite the immensity of The City and the world and somevents seem a little too grounded in contemporary life People care that the President has sex with a prostitute In a world where you can download computer viruses into your brain for pleasure In a world where people change species when they feel like it I don t buy itAnyway most people seem to like this comic so odds are you will too It s pretty funny sometimes and the art is generally good But don t come running to me when Spider Jerusalem beats the hell out of a pathetic half alien with a busted chair leg all the time yelling about truth and being an outlaw DEVILISHLY FUNHunter S Thompson is alive and well done shambling across the pages of Warren Ellis 1998 Tran. After years of self imposed On Reading exile from a civilization rife with degradation and indecency cynical journalist Spider Jerusalem is forced to return to a job that he hat. It s like the combination of the two band members from System of down I Hate it here Spider Jerusalem was one hell of a journalist But after years of Journalism the man hadnough of the city He has been living on top of a mountain for last five years like a very peaceful monkon drugsHe is a junkie paranoid and pretty sure he is crazy too He hates verything His life before his life now the mountains he lives in the people religion politics and the bureaucracyBut he can only function as a writer in his own personal inferno his hunting ground his city which also in his own personal inferno his hunting ground his city which also hatesSo Spider goes back into the underbelly of the city he loves to hate But the city is so not ready for him The Broken City Transmetropolitan paints a disturbing futuristic city which subtly mimics our own world A world filled with hate over the top reality shows bureaucracy crazy sales xecutive hypocrites and religious fanatics Just to make things crazier there are machines on drugs genetically Les pervers narcissiques engineered cats and flying shoesThe first three chapters introduce our crazy character His return to Hunter S Thompson Uncle Duke Spider JerusalemWhether Ellis creation is an intentional ape of the Doonesbury character or not it seems like a natural progression putting Trudeau s profane c Comics have been going through a very public struggle with maturity for some time now They were well on their way to catching up with other art forms until they were hit with the Comics Code in the fifties The code was an outgrowth of reactionary postwar witch hunting a la McCarthyism and succeeded in bowdlerizing and stultifying anntire medium for thirty yearsFor Of Marriageable Age example all crime had to be portrayed as sordid and no criminals could be sympathetic There goes any comic book retellings of Robin Hood Good always had to triumph overvil and seduction could never be shown or suggested In trying to write around these and other rules it s not surprising that code La nuit obscure era books got a little weird in their search for original plots Superman s Pal Jimmy Olson was forced to marry a gorilla no fewer than three separate occasionsWhen they finally did shake off the yoke following trailblazers like Steve Gerber and Alan Moore authors were a bit overnthusiastic full as they were I don t really know what
to say about this one xcept it was off the wall and crazy in the best way possibleThe main charactersay about this one xcept it was off the wall
And Crazy In The Best Way PossibleThe Main Character Thiscrazy in the best way possibleThe main character this genius of a journalist who only comes back to the city because he owes his publisher and the money is already spent For years he s been living off the grid like a hardcore prepper and is loathe to come back to civilization And never misses an opportunity to say soI should mention that this is set in a nutty futuristic Lien se Lankstaanskoene esue world where the mundane and the insane comfortably mingle togetherSpider Jerusalem fucking awesome name btw is one of those journalists who lives to peel away the artificial bullshit and get to the truth And within a few days of living in the city he breaks one of the biggest stories of the day simply by following his instinctsThat does notven scratch the surface of Transmetropolitan But I m honestly at a loss as to how to Le jeu de la prceptrice (J'ai lu Aventures Passions t. 12584) explain anythinglse If you njoy the bizarre with a hint of reality then this is the book for you Recommended by Artemy for our Shallow club s Daisy Chain Buddy Read Thank you This was not something I would have found on my own tips ha. Ombining black humor life threatening situations and moral ambiguity this book is the first look into the mind of an outlaw journalist and the world he seeks to destr.