Warren Ellis is the award-winning writer of graphic novels like TRANSMETROPOLITAN, FELL, MINISTRY OF SPACE and PLANETARY, and the author of the “underground classic” novel CROOKED LITTLE VEIN. The movie RED is based on his graphic novel of the same name, its sequel being due in summer 2013. His GRAVEL books are in development for film at Legendary Pictures, with Tim Miller attached to direct, and his forthcoming novel GUN MACHINE has been pre-emptively bought by Chernin Entertainment for television. 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. Warren Ellis is currently working on another novel for Mulholland Books, and a non-fiction book about the future of the city for Farrar Giroux Straus.
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.
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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CROOKED LITTLE VEIN
A PARTIAL BIBLIOGRAPHY OF GRAPHIC NOVELS:
MINISTRY OF SPACE
IRON MAN: EXTREMIS
NEXTWAVE: AGENTS OF H.A.T.E.
SVK (with the design group BERG)
HOSTILE WATERS (main writer)
COLD WINTER (main writer)
DEAD SPACE (early development)