A major new series by Warren Ellis, the writer who reinvented science fiction in comics, in the alternate-world style of the award-winning MINISTRY OF SPACE and AETHERIC MECHANICS—a retro-punk "future of the past" where spaceships still belched smoke and arguments were still settled with laser pistols.  1956.  Personal space flight is becoming illegal all over the world.  Grounded space pilot Mary Raven has to journey to Earth's last spaceport, the island of Ignition City, to recover her dead father's effects -- and discovers, there in the lawless interzone of the ramshackle settlement raised inside the ring of launch pads, that her father died on the wrong end of a ray-gun.  She's not going to leave until she finds out who killed Rock Raven, but there's a lot of people who'd rather feed her to the recycling chipper first...  Ignition City is an on-going color epic told in five issue series featuring the art of Aetheric Mechanics’ Gianluca Pagliarani.

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Warren Ellis » IGNITION CITY: The Graphic Novel

I've already ordered my copy of this from Amazon. This was a great comic, Ellis. But from the way you talked about it, it sounded as though sales were weak. Is there still a chance of a second series, or is this all the Ignition City ...

Posted on 17 February 2010 | 9:45 am

Warren Ellis » IGNITION CITY #4: The Bit Everyone's Mentioning

Roman- July 31st, 2009 at 6:18 pm. The image taken out of context would seem to imply that the sex toy industry took a very kinky turn somewhere in the history of the Ignition City universe. Joshua- July 31st, 2009 at 6:21 pm.

Posted on 31 July 2009 | 4:36 pm

Warren Ellis » Out This Week: IGNITION CITY #3

2 Responses to “Out This Week: IGNITION CITY #3”. Jason Beamish- May 30th, 2009 at 5:55 pm. Hope it's a good as the first two. Catching up on Doktor Sleepless today. Keep 'em up. Comic review: Ignition City « Comic ...

Posted on 27 May 2009 | 7:54 am

Warren Ellis » IGNITION CITY #3 Forthcoming

IGNITION CITY #3 will be in better comics stores from May 27. For your instruction and viewing pleasure, here are the three available covers for the book (I'm not going to go into why Avatar produce variants and how people ...

Posted on 6 May 2009 | 7:54 am

Warren Ellis » The Guns Of IGNITION CITY

Those strange people at Avatar Press have had actual models of the IGNITION CITY guns made, and will be showing them off around their booth at the FX show in Florida this weekend. They just put one of the guns up on ...

Posted on 17 April 2009 | 6:43 am

Warren Ellis » The IGNITION CITY Coupon

A bit of fun, really. Print it out, clip it out, fill it in and take it in to your nearest comics shop this weekend or next week. Or even sometime over the next three weeks. 3237658045_7d5368e005_o. (Avatar even supply a high res ...

Posted on 30 January 2009 | 11:21 am

Warren Ellis » IGNITION CITY #1: The Covers

Don't give me any static about variant covers: if people didn't buy 'em, Avatar wouldn't print them, and they're orderably individually, not randomly, from your local comics dealer. The Regular Cover (order code FEB094078):.

Posted on 29 January 2009 | 6:21 pm

Warren Ellis » IGNITION CITY: On Its Way

11 Responses to “IGNITION CITY: On Its Way”. Val A Lindsay II- January 21st, 2009 at 11:16 pm. I'm looking forward to this. Ministry of Space is the model for comic books I look for, so how can this one be a disappointment?

Posted on 21 January 2009 | 2:44 pm

Warren Ellis » IGNITION CITY Workblog: October 2

IGNITION CITY Workblog: October 2. October 2nd, 2006 | Work. PAGE FOURTEEN. Pic 1. CUT TO: in a small room with one small porthole in its curving steel wall, we discover LIGHTNING BOWMAN sitting on a chamberpot, wearing only a ...

Posted on 1 October 2006 | 6:47 pm

Warren Ellis » IGNITION CITY Workblog: July 15

The only thing about it that worked was the setting — Ignition City, earth's spaceport, a circular island on the equator, fringed by launchpads. It was hot and dry during the day due to all the space launches — Ray Bradbury's ...

Posted on 15 July 2006 | 1:57 pm

Comments on Whitechapel

Whitechapel - Ignition City #3: Chain Men, Vanderkirk - FreakAngels

That sounds to me like Vanderkirk is meant to be, Bleed-slipstream-wise, an ex-Lensman, which I love. But it's clear that I haven't read half of the classics that Ignition City is steeped in, so I'm wondering if I'm wrong and there's ...

Posted on 29 May 2009 | 3:22 pm

Whitechapel - Comics Shipping This Week (28may09) - FreakAngels

Ignition City #3 $3.39. Jans Atomic Heart $5.06. John Stanley Library Vol 1 Melvin Monster HC $16.96. Judge Dredd Megazine #284 $9.34. Knights Of The Dinner Table Vol 26 TP $11.04. Lucky Luke Adventure Vol 16 Black ...

Posted on 25 May 2009 | 11:36 am

Whitechapel - The IGNITION CITY #2 Talk Thread - FreakAngels

@warrenellis - my LCS were just surprised that I was asking for #2 so soon after #1. for some reason it hasn't been on their list yet. it's not on Forbidden Planet's list for this week or next week and when you go to the Ignition City #2 page on ...

Posted on 3 May 2009 | 3:30 pm

Whitechapel - Tomorrow (May 2) is Free Comic Book Day

and a good chance to tell your FLCBSC to buy future issues of Ignition City. Anyone have a preview of what nifties will be up for .... Will Ignition City #3 be out by Saturday? CommentAuthorhelloMuller; CommentTimeMay 1st ...

Posted on 30 April 2009 | 3:16 pm

Whitechapel - The IGNITION CITY #2 Talk Thread - FreakAngels

Ignition City is not just a place to put the embarrassing old spacers - Earth is like medieval China, closing inward, leaving just one trade port open to the wider world... this has some really chewy long term story potential.

Posted on 22 April 2009 | 2:44 pm

Whitechapel - Comics on Sale This Week (08 Apr 09) - FreakAngels

Ignition City Bigger week than last, which had nothing. I'm a little giddy; my order for last month's comics should have shipped out today. The only thing better than getting comics every Wednesday is getting all your comics in ...

Posted on 6 April 2009 | 8:25 am

Whitechapel - Did Ignition City ship yet? - FreakAngels

I ordered it at my local comic shop, but haven't seen it yet. I don't know if it's shipped yet or not. Even if it has, as this comic shop is only been in business just over a month, I wouldn't be surprised if they'd get it in late anyhow.

Posted on 18 February 2009 | 5:05 am

Whitechapel - IGNITION CITY: Portents And Strange Rumbly Noises

We're approaching the point where IGNITION CITY will be properly announced and publicly scheduled. So, every few days, I'm going to leak out something on the book. As it were. Not quite a production diary, but... something ...

Posted on 13 November 2008 | 12:37 pm

Whitechapel - Ignition City - FreakAngels

Three issues in the can, and then we had to move on to other things for a while. I think we're looking at the first half of 2009, currently. Funnily enough, you posted this on the day I'm working on the logo.... CommentAuthorGrif ...

Posted on 31 October 2008 | 8:43 am

Whitechapel - The Autumn Interrogation Of Warren - FreakAngels

Does Ignition City have an artist attached to it yet? If not, what style are you looking for? On a lighter note, what was your favorite band when you were a teenager? CommentAuthorbabymole; CommentTimeSep 4th 2008. (3503.14). Whats a ...

Posted on 4 September 2008 | 12:00 am

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