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The acclaimed Vertigo series from writer Warren Ellis (PLANETARY and THE AUTHORITY) and artist Darick Robertson, TRANSMETROPOLITAN combines black humor, life-threatening situations, and moral ambiguity to look into the gonzo mind of an outlaw journalist and the world he seeks to destroy.
After years of self-imposed exile from a civilizationrife with degradation and indecency, cynical journalist Spider Jerusalem is forced to return to a job he hates and a city he loathes. Working as an investigative reporter for the newspaper The Word, Spider attacks the injustices of his surreal 23rd Century surroundings. Spider ventures into the dangerous Angels 8 district, home of the Transients —humans who have decided to become aliens through cosmetic surgery. But Spider's interview with the Transients' leader gets him a scoop he didn't bargain for.
Introduction done by Garth Ennis.