Transmetropolitan, by Warren Ellis and Darrick Robertson, was a 60-issue series that covered potential issues of the future as well as political issues for any era. Tim and Kumar have read the whole series, and now they’re here with an analysis. How does the series’ take on the future stack up, fifteen years later? How does it seem prescient, and how does it feel a bit off-base? What are the politics of the series? Why does it appropriate a couple of iconic images?
A great week for variety! Pick of the Week goes to Garth Ennis & Carlos Ezquerra for The Boys #34 (Dynamite). Fast Five picks include Incognito #6 (Icon), Irredeemable #6 (BOOM! Studios), Northlanders #20 (Vertigo), Sir Edward Grey: Witchfinder #3 (Dark Horse), and Immortal Weapons #2 (Disney).