Tag: whitechapel


If Warren Ellis doesn’t qualify as an experimental writer then I am not sure who does. But perhaps that term is reserved for those who push to the point of abstraction where it becomes hard to follow the writer up Read more…


This looks really cool. I like that sometimes intuition draws you back to a place you haven’t looked at in a while, and when you get there you find you turned up at just the right moment. Disenchanted is following Read more…


Warren Ellis asks questions a lot — he wonders what shape the future might take sometimes: the future of science fiction; the future of the internet and its content. In answer to a piece called The Patchwork Years, which looked Read more…


Freakangels on full alert; well, most of them. I like that the gang are still maintaining their idiosyncratic paths in spite of the current threat to Whitechapel. Here we see the community working together; we see what the whole Freakangels Read more…


So, we have seen the freakangels policing each other and now we get to see one go into action against someone who has attacked him. Duffield once again displays a real ability for capturing the kineticism of violence and not Read more…


In one place someone settles in and in another place someone is unsettled. Sometimes it is hard to remember that each episode is only six pages long. To do what he does with those six pages every week shows just Read more…


As one man how different can each of your works be? If you are writing genre fiction, no matter what genre, aren’t the tropes of said genre going to effect the eventual product whether you are playing against the conventions Read more…


Today was an important episode. It had that feeling. Alice has finally been installed as Kirk’s assistant on the watchtower and has been given some clue as to what she is looking for — though the sense that some information Read more…


It’s kind of weird, I woke up expecting an interlude for Freakangels and that was exactly what I got. A chance to read back through stuff and re-cap. It’s such an easy read, and who can begrudge Ellis and Duffield Read more…


Today the main thing I think I noticed aside from the main thrust of the story was that the sky had darkened. Today was packed full of siblings acting like siblings — freakangels fighting in the way fox cubs fight. Read more…