What the fuck is Transmetropolitan ?

It’s a postcyberpunk comic book series published between 1997 and 2002.

Wikipedia writes about Transmetropolitan :

It chronicles the battles of Spider Jerusalem, infamous renegade gonzo journalist of the future, a homage to gonzo journalism founder Hunter S. Thompson.

Spider Jerusalem dedicates himself to fighting the corruption and abuse of power of two successive United States presidents; he and his (“filthy”) assistants strive to keep their world from turning more dystopian than it already is while dealing with the struggles of fame and power, brought about due to the popularity of Spider via his articles.

I often read again this comic, it makes me think about the whole world not the united states in particular. I suppose that what Spider Jerusalem describe is quite universal.

Spider Jerusalem holding court
Spider Jerusalem holding court

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