Desolation Jones: Made in England


      Desolation Jones: Made in England
A former field agent for M16, Michael Jones was the first surviving victim of the Desolation Test, a radically dangerous procedure cooked up by the British government Jones was intravenously kept alive while being force fed a steady diet of horrific data and images non stop as stimulants were continuously pumped into his body keeping him conscious and alert for a solid year.Now retired from the agency, Jones lives in Los Angeles, acting as a private investigator to the secret underground community of ex spooks who have come in from the cold, and who have no one else to turn to.Collecting the first six issues of the Eisner nominated series by Warren Ellis and J.H Williams III Michael Jones was a British spy who d seen better days but things took a turn for the worse once he fell into the Desolation Project s hands Now he s the preeminent detective for an elite clientele the underground community of ex spooks in gritty L.A. Read Desolation Jones: Made in England Author Warren Ellis – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Warren Ellis is the award winning writer of graphic novels like TRANSMETROPOLITAN, FELL, MINISTRY OF SPACE and PLANETARY, and the author of the NYT bestselling GUN MACHINE and the underground classic novel CROOKED LITTLE VEIN The movie RED is based on his graphic novel of the same name, its sequel having been released in summer 2013 His graphic novel GLOBAL FREQUENCY is in development at Jerry Bruckheimer TV for the Fox network, and his GRAVEL books are in development for film at Legendary Pictures, with Tim Miller attached to direct IRON MAN 3 is based on his Marvel Comics graphic novel IRON MAN EXTREMIS He s also written extensively for VICE, WIRED UK and Reuters on technological and cultural matters, and is co writing a video project called WASTELANDERS with Joss Whedon that will appear some time before we both die. He is serialising a new graphic novel, TREES, with artist Jason Howard, through Image Comics Warren Ellis is currently working on a non fiction book about the future of the city for Farrar Giroux Straus His newest publication is the digital short story single DEAD PIG COLLECTOR, from FSG Originals His next book will be the novella NORMAL, also from FSG.A documentary about his work, CAPTURED GHOSTS, was released in 2012.Recognitions include the NUIG Literary and Debating Society s President s Medal for service to freedom of speech, the EAGLE AWARDS Roll Of Honour for lifetime achievement in the field of comics graphic novels, the Grand Prix de l Imaginaire 2010, the Sidewise Award for Alternate History and the International Horror Guild Award for illustrated narrative He is a Patron of the British Humanist Association, an Associate of the Institute of Atemporal Studies, and the literary editor of EDICT magazine.Warren Ellis lives outside London, on the south east coast of England, in case he needs to make a quick getaway.

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  • Paperback
  • 144 pages
  • Desolation Jones: Made in England
  • Warren Ellis
  • English
  • 05 December 2017
  • 140121150X

10 thoughts on “ Desolation Jones: Made in England

  1. says:

    Los Angeles, the city of angels, is full of ex spooks Former secret government agents who ve done, and had done to them, terrible things and are now living out their early retirement years in LA unable to leave Jones is one such ex spook, a survivor of the mysterious Desolation Project in England, who also freelances as a covert detective A wealthy old man contacts him to recover a precious item a reel of secret home made porn by Adolf Hitler himself, filmed in his bunker But as Jones is Los Angeles, the city of angels, is full of ex spooks Former secret government agents who ve done, and had done to them, terrible things and are now living out their early retirement years in LA unable to leave Jones is one such ex spook, a survivor o...

  2. says:

    Quite possibly the best comic I ve ever read, and massive props to Warren Ellis for writing it The characters are interesting and varied, the artwork is excellent, the story is both very dark and very funny, and the dialogue is top notch The premise is that the city of Los Angeles serves as a prison without walls for exiled members of the international intelligence community Some of them have been experimented on by their governments, but the end result is almost invariably not enhancement, b Quite possibly the best comic I ve ever read, and massive props to Warren Ellis for writing it...

  3. says:

    A film noir story on acid with a lot of porn references thrown in for good measure Brilliant, dark, surreal and clever.L.A has been turned into the a sort of open prison retirement community for burned out spies and government test subjects where the test went wrong Desolation Jones is a mix of both and acts as a sort of trouble shooter investigator for the powers that be that run the city.His first case involves a retired General who has had something stolen from his special porn collec A film noir story on acid with a lot of porn references thrown in for good measure Brilliant, dark, surreal and clever.L.A has been turned into the a sort of open prison retirement community for burned out spies and government test subjects where the test went wrong Desolation Jones is a mix of both and acts as a sort of trouble shooter investigator for the powers that be that run the city.His first case involves a retired General who has had something stolen from his special porn collection at the sa...

  4. says:

    Now let s clear up some misconceptions Yes, there is an awful lot of violence in this book Our hero commits murders as if they were nomoving nor onerous than blowing his nose, and the only person for whom he seems to feel anything approaching a positive emotion is a woman who can make people throw up simply by being at them And yes, there is a long, long, and very forcefully expressed, speech about what it s like being a porn actress, that leaves one with no illusions at all, and what o Now let s clear up some misconceptions Yes, there is an awful lot of violence in this book Our hero commits murders as if they were nomoving nor onerous than blowing his nose, and the only person for whom he seems to feel anything approaching a positive emotion is a woman who can make people throw up simply by being at them And yes, there is a long, long, and very forcefully expressed, speech about what it s like being a porn actress, that leaves one with no illusions at all, and what one might call porn exotica does provide the mcguffin And yes, pretty well all the characters are refuse from one or other intelligence agency s experiments gone awry, which provides a background that explains some of the easy violence.But that isn t what this is about All that is just part of establishing the milieu, a world of ea...

  5. says:

    AMAZING art Panels that I just stared at and constantly flipped back to, especially the action scenes So beautiful Loved the charaters Jones reminds me of some of my favorite characters from Hellblazer, Fell, others with intense and strong male charaters, though Jones is probably the craziest I ve read He s a bad guy, no question about it The reader feels sympathy for this bad man because other bad men have hurt him That sympathy doesn t go away just because the reader discovers some AMAZING art Panels that I just stared at and constantly flipped back to, especially the action scenes So beautiful Loved the charaters Jones reminds me of some of my favorite characters from Hellblazer, Fell, others with inten...

  6. says:

    This was a really solid Ellis outing It s exactly what his fans demand from him The narrative was unfortunately cut off as Ellis cancelled the series, so a lot of questions are left unanswered We get a solid, serialized comic story but the big questions that would have carried the series along as i...

  7. says:

    I wonder how many times the phrase Hitler s Homemade Porn was used in this trade I remember reading it so many times, but seriously this wasn t too bad Written by Warren Ellis about a man who was created to feel no pain, and used to work for the UK s Special mission squad.

  8. says:

    ABSOLUTE RATING 3 5 stars STANDARDIZED RATING 3 5 stars

  9. says:

    This is Very weird.

  10. says:

    After barely surviving the Desolation experiment kept awake for an entire year whilst getting horribly tortured , the skeletal, beyond grizzled former M16 operative Jones is trapped in L.A with his Brit accent and Goth photophobia Soon, he is involved in a mystery which is a total ripoff of and homage to The Big Sleep Ha ha, get it A year of sleep deprivation, and now this The cadged mystery is catalyzed by a McGuffin Hitler s homemade porn reel which is so over the top awf After barely surviving the Desolation experiment kept awake for an entire year whilst g...

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