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Transmetropolitan, Vol. 2 by Warren Ellis
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Jul 26, 10

bookshelves: comic-book-graphic-novel, warren-ellis, 1990s, scorpio-artist
Read from July 22 to 26, 2010

Warren Ellis continues the genius that is "Transmetropolitan" in this second volume: "Lust for Life".

Outlaw journalist Spider Jerusalem takes on the President, television, and religious leaders as Ellis glimpses the future and reflects on our present. There is also a heavy transhumanist theme in the book as the stories look at downloading the self into machines and cryogenics.

All at once entertaining, thought-provoking, and hilarious, this series is like nothing you've ever read.

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Warren Ellis
“...You people don't know what the truth is! It's there, just under their bullshit, but you never look! That's what I hate most about this fucking city-- LIES ARE NEWS AND TRUTH IS OBSOLETE!”
Warren Ellis, Transmetropolitan, Vol. 2: Lust for Life

Reading Progress

07/22/2010 page 1
0.0% "The first short volume of this series was awe-inspiring. Can't wait for more."
07/25/2010 page 48
23.0% "I'm really enjoying these books this time around."

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