Cover Released for Shot in the Face

We’re pleased to release the cover art for Shot in the Face:  A Savage Journey to the Heart of Transmetropolitan, scheduled for a late 2011 release.

The book, which studies the series by writer Warren Ellis and artist Darick Robertson, is edited by Chad Nevett, with essays by Greg Burgas, Johanna Draper Carlson, Julian Darius, Sara K. Ellis, Ryan K. Lindsay, Patrick Meaney, Jason Michelitch, Chris Murphy, Chad Nevett, Kevin Thurman, Brett Williams, and Sean Witzke.  The cover is by Kevin Colden and uses Spider Jerusalem with permission.

It is part of our Year of Ellis initiative, which also includes Keeping the World Strange:  A Planetary GuideVoyage in Noise: Warren Ellis and the Demise of Western Civilization, and the documentary film Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

In 1996, while still an undergraduate, Dr. Julian Darius founded what would become Sequart Research & Literacy Organization. After graduating magna cum laude from Lawrence University (Appleton, Wisconsin), he obtained his M.A. in English, authoring a thesis on John Milton and utopianism. In 2002, he moved to Waikiki, teaching college while obtaining an M.A. in French (high honors) and a Ph.D. in English. In 2011, he founded Martian Lit, which publishes creative work, including his comic book Martian Comics and his transgressive novel Nira/Sussa. He currently lives in Illinois.

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