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Well he has churned out twenty four issues of The Wildstorm in a row, so the poor lad's probably obviously completely shagged out...

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Ripped through Strange Kisses and the sequel Stranger Kisses. It's good stuff but I read through it all in about a minute. It feels as though this would read better in a monthly format, which they did later on, and we will get through that too. Gravel is an interesting character with a lot of potential. 

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Yeah, I really like the Gravel monthly series. That was a really good Warren Ellis comic. It takes the potential shown by the initial series, and really runs with it. I definitely recommend Gravel.

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Wasn't the monthly series co-written with the artist ?  Kind of got the impression that Ellis was quite hands off on it. 

Avatar are rubbish and so it's not possible for me to buy the original minis digitally.

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It is credited as written by Warren Ellis and Mike Wolfer. I thought it read very much like Ellis. I enjoyed the elements of British mythology he included, and I absolutely loved the issue where Carnacki showed up.

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Strange Killings was fun: a magician takes over a prison and orchestrates a riot. Gravel intervenes. Pretty typical Wozz, lots of action scenes, gross bits, tough talk and a quick wrap up

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Well that's the Gravel monthly finished. Only 21 issues, I wonder if it did not sell well so they just wrapped it up.

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Just finished "Scars", a pretty generic cop drama where Wozza gets to be real edgy

 

Followed that up with Dark Blue, which was pretty fun but real short

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Half way through Supergods now. This is a really cool story, although the center seems to move a little fast (introducing a bit much characters in a bit little time) and Wozz gets to ramble on about pseudoscience babble.  

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No, I think Lou's reading Supergod, which was an Ellis miniseries from about ten years back about a superhero arms race.

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SuperGod definitely felt like one of 'those' Ellis projects, where he mentions some interesting fact in a newsletter that then shows up spread across 5 pages of a comic twelve months later.

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Yeah, Dog is correct, my bad. (Although I really did like Super Gods)

 

Dude, I'll have to post some of the zany science phrases he's using here, classic Wozza

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There's Ignition City in the books. A bit of a whodunnit set in a mid 50s world where space travel and exploration have been the staple for quite some time. Ignition City is one of the few remaining space ports left and is a total dump where yesterday's space heroes have gone to rot. Much like many of Wozza's arcs this one starts off nicely, spikes, and then abruptly ends without really telling of the consequences of the final actions. All in all, a pretty good read

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