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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 and the “underground classic” novel CROOKED LITTLE VEIN, as well as the digital short-story single DEAD PIG COLLECTOR.  His newest book is the novella NORMAL, from FSG Originals.

The movie RED is based on his graphic novel of the same name, its sequel having been released in summer 2013.  IRON MAN 3 is based on his Marvel Comics graphic novel IRON MAN: EXTREMIS.   He is currently developing his graphic novel sequence with Jason Howard, TREES, for television, in concert with HardySonBaker and NBCU, and continues to work as a screenwriter and producer in film and television, represented by Angela Cheng Caplan and Cheng Caplan Company.

He’s written extensively for VICE, WIRED UK and Reuters on technological and cultural matters, and given keynote speeches and lectures at events like dConstruct, ThingsCon, Improving Reality, SxSW, How The Light Gets In and Cognitive Cities.

Warren Ellis is currently working on a non-fiction book about the future of the city for FSG Originals, serialising new graphic novel works like TREES and INJECTION at Image Comics, and developing and curating the revival of the Wildstorm creative library for DC Entertainment.

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 a Patron of the British Humanist Association, an Associate of the Institute of Atemporal Studies, and the literary editor of EDICT magazine.

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

NORMAL

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)

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