DC Vertigo have just released Transmetropolitan #1: Back on the Street as a free for download PDF! Check out the Transmet blurb here or go straight to the 11Mb download. Here’s the background to this excellent Warren Ellis graphic novel.
After years of self-imposed exile from a civilization rife with degradation and indecency, cynical journalist Spider Jerusalem is forced to return to a job that he hates and a city that he loathes. Working as an investigative reporter for the newspaper The Word, Spider attacks the injustices of his surreal 21st Century surroundings. Combining black humor, life-threatening situations, and moral ambiguity, this book is the first look into the mind of an outlaw journalist and the world he seeks to destroy.