Synopses & Reviews
DC's new editions of TRANSMETROPOLITAN begin here, with this volume collecting issues #1-6 of the acclaimed Vertigo series from writer Warren Ellis and artist Darick Robertson! After years of selfimposed exile from a civilization rife 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.
In this first volume, 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. And don't miss Spider's first confrontation with the President of the United States . . . in a men's room.
"Transmetropolitan" chronicles the exploits of 21st-century outlaw journalist Spider Jerusalem, who returns to The City after five years of self-imposed exile. As a columnist for "The Word," Spider's first subjects are the Transients, humans who have become aliens through surgery.
Now in a new edition, "Transmetropolitan" chronicles the exploits of 21st-century outlaw journalist Spider Jerusalem, who returns to The City after five years of self-imposed exile.