Warren Ellis

Red 3 (February 2004)

Seriously, someone read Red and wanted to option it for a movie? I just finished reading it and I want to burn the memory from my mind. Ellis gives the comic some big Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid ending like anyone cares. I’d forgotten how much I loathe this hipster comic books. This issue […]


Red 2 (October 2003)

Did Ellis really spend an entire issue on quickly killing four assassins and a couple conversations? Now I remember why I avoid most of Ellis’s work–his pacing is absolutely atrocious. He has an idea here with Red–what if the CIA reactivated their best assassin and he came after them. But Ellis doesn’t have any more […]


Red 1 (September 2003)

I’m curious what Warren Ellis’s script for this issue looks like… it must be really short. Maybe he draws on the pages, thumbnails, sketches, something. Because he can’t be writing much on them. This issue has almost no dialogue after the first five or six pages. So it’s all up to Cully Hammer and he […]