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Warren Girard Ellis is a British comic book writer, novelist and screenwriter. He wrote all episodes of the first three seasons of Netflix's Castlevania animated series.

Following a series of misconduct allegations in 2020, it was reported that Ellis would not be returning to Castlevania for subsequent seasons.

Career

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 Vain, as well as the digital short-story single Dead Pig Collector. His novella Normal, from FSG Originals, was listed as one of Amazon's 'Best 100 Books of 2016'.

The film Red was based on his graphic novel of the same name, with its sequel having been released in summer 2013. The superhero film Iron Man 3 was based on his Marvel Comics graphic novel Iron Man: Extremis. He continues to work as a screenwriter and producer in film and television, represented by Angela Cheng Caplan and Cheng Caplan Company. He is the creator, former writer and co-producer of the Netflix series Castlevania.

He has written extensively for Vice, Wired UK and Reuters on technological and cultural matters, and given keynote speeches and lectures at events like dConstruct, ThingsCon, Improving Reality, SxSW, How The Light Gets In, Haunted Machines and Cognitive Cities.

Warren Ellis had recently developed and curated the revival of the WildStorm creative library for DC Entertainment with the series The Wild Storm, and was working on the serialized graphic novel The Batman's Grave for DC Entertainment.

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 and 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 holds an honorary doctorate from the University of Essex.

Warren Ellis currently lives in south-east England.

Selected works

  • Transmetropolitan
  • Fell
  • Ministry of Space and Planetary
  • Gun Machine
  • Crooked Little Vein
  • Normal
  • Iron Man: Extremis

External links

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