About

Warren Ellis is the award-winning writer of graphic novels like TRANSMETROPOLITAN, FELL, MINISTRY OF SPACE and PLANETARY, and the author of the NYT-bestselling GUN MACHINE (being adapted for TV by Microsoft Xbox Entertainment) and the “underground classic” novel CROOKED LITTLE VEIN.  The movie RED is based on his graphic novel of the same name, its sequel having been released in summer 2013.  His GRAVEL books are in development for film at Legendary Pictures, with Tim Miller attached to direct.  IRON MAN 3 is based on his Marvel Comics graphic novel IRON MAN: EXTREMIS. He’s also written extensively for VICE, WIRED UK and Reuters on technological and cultural matters, and is co-writing a video project called WASTELANDERS with Joss Whedon that will appear some time before we both die.. He is serialising a new graphic novel, TREES, with artist Jason Howard, through Image Comics. Warren Ellis is currently working on a non-fiction book about the future of the city for Farrar Giroux Straus. His newest publication is the digital short-story single DEAD PIG COLLECTOR, from FSG Originals.  His next book will be the novella NORMAL, also from FSG.

A documentary about his work, CAPTURED GHOSTS, was released in 2012.

Recognitions include the NUIG Literary and Debating Society’s President’s Medal for service to freedom of speech, the EAGLE AWARDS Roll Of Honour for lifetime achievement in the field of comics & graphic novels, the Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire 2010, the Sidewise Award for Alternate History and the International Horror Guild Award for illustrated narrative.  He is an Associate of the Institute of Atemporal Studies.

Warren Ellis lives outside London, on the south-east coast of England, in case he needs to make a quick getaway.

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Photographs by Ellen J Rogers. Please credit her in any and all use.

BOOKS:

GUN MACHINE

CROOKED LITTLE VEIN

SHIVERING SANDS

DO ANYTHING

A PARTIAL BIBLIOGRAPHY OF GRAPHIC NOVELS:

LAZARUS CHURCHYARD

TRANSMETROPOLITAN

THE AUTHORITY

PLANETARY

GLOBAL FREQUENCY

ORBITER

MINISTRY OF SPACE

OCEAN

TWO-STEP

SCARS

IRON MAN: EXTREMIS

FELL

NEXTWAVE: AGENTS OF H.A.T.E.

CRECY

AETHERIC MECHANICS

FRANKENSTEIN’S WOMB

IGNITION CITY

FREAKANGELS

SVK (with the design group BERG)

VIDEOGAMES:

HOSTILE WATERS (main writer)

COLD WINTER (main writer)

DEAD SPACE (early development)