Hellblazer: Shoot

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An assortment of Hellblazer stories written by Brian Azzarello (100 BULLETS), Warren Ellis (PLANETARY), and others. In these stories by some of comics' top writers, John Constantine faces school violence, a desperate, occult family and more. Plus: A group of documentary filmmakers try to find out what happened to Mucous Membrane -- an up-and-coming punk band led by John Constantine that met a mysterious end. Collects HELLBLAZER #144, 145, 245-246, 250 and VERTIGO RESURRECTED: HELLBLAZER--SHOOT #1.
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Warren Ellis is a comics and graphics novel writer best known for the graphic novel series TRANSMETROPOLITAN, PLANETARY and THE AUTHORITY. With over thirty-five graphic novels in print, Ellis has received numerous acclaims including Winner of the International Horror Guild award for graphic narrative and being named one of Entertainment Weekly's 100 Most Creative People. Rolling Stone described his work as, "more influenced by Jesus and Mary Chain than by the JUSTICE LEAGUE, while his characters fight for left-wing agendas over God and country, and kick puppies in the street."
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Publisher
DC
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Published on
Mar 11, 2014
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Pages
162
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ISBN
9781401251055
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Language
English
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Genres
Comics & Graphic Novels / Horror
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Warren Ellis
A smart, tight, provocative techno-thriller straight out of the very near future—by an iconic visionary writer

Some people call it "abyss gaze." Gaze into the abyss all day and the abyss will gaze into you.
There are two types of people who think professionally about the future: foresight strategists are civil futurists who think about geo-engineering and smart cities and ways to evade Our Coming Doom; strategic forecasters are spook futurists, who think about geopolitical upheaval and drone warfare and ways to prepare clients for Our Coming Doom. The former are paid by nonprofits and charities, the latter by global security groups and corporate think tanks.

For both types, if you're good at it, and you spend your days and nights doing it, then it's something you can't do for long. Depression sets in. Mental illness festers. And if the "abyss gaze" takes hold there's only one place to recover: Normal Head, in the wilds of Oregon, within the secure perimeter of an experimental forest.

When Adam Dearden, a foresight strategist, arrives at Normal Head, he is desperate to unplug and be immersed in sylvan silence. But then a patient goes missing from his locked bedroom, leaving nothing but a pile of insects in his wake. A staff investigation ensues; surveillance becomes total. As the mystery of the disappeared man unravels in Warren Ellis's Normal, Dearden uncovers a conspiracy that calls into question the core principles of how and why we think about the future—and the past, and the now.

The ebook edition also includes four conversations with Warren Ellis about Normal, featuring Robin Sloan, Laurie Penny, Geoff Manaugh, and Lauren Beukes. The conversations originally appeared on tor.com.

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