Transmetropolitan: The New Scum

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DC Comics, 2000 - Fiction - 144 pages
After surviving the events of Transmetropolitan - Year of the Bastard, outlaw journalist Spider Jerusalem is revitalized and ready to cover the presidential election in all of its dark glory. When he learns of the vicious murder of political consultant Vita Severn, one of the few people in the world that he liked, Spider mounts a full scale attack on both candidates. Determined to uncover any and all hidden truths about the contenders, he conducts two irreverent interviews with the incumbent President and his rival, the Smiler. In the end, what he learns shocks and confuses even him.

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The more I revisit “Transmetropolitan”, the more I see and deeply feel parallels to our current legal situation, and in turn the more I mourn the lack of a Spider Jerusalem to jump in and start ... Read full review

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Oh man things are getting a little dark here. There's a lot of rage and sadness in this volume... but also some moments of incredible humanity, humor, and even dare-I-say loveliness. Things are ... Read full review


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About the author (2000)

Robertson is the co-creator (with Warren Ellis) and artist for the acclaimed Transmetropolitan monthly series for DC's Vertigo imprint.

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