Now, I’ve never really paid all that much mind to all the jibber-jabber about Transmetropolitan, for a number of reasons. First, it came out when I was incommunicado and after I stopped collecting comics, also because I’m not sold on Gonzo journalism and Hunter S. Thompson (funny and incisive though he was) seemed mostly a debauched ranter to me.
However, this issue is positively brilliant. If I’d read that one way back when, I’d have given Spider’s mag a serious look. It’s thought-provoking.