Creator / Avatar Press

A relatively small Comic Book company. It started out jumping the Bad Girl Comic bandwagon, taking the fad to its logical conclusion - in other words, they published a lot of supernaturally flavored near-porn. Sometime around 2001, the EIC realized that porn alone wasn't going to cut it. The company approached a number of established writers and offered them an opportunity to publish their creator-owned comics without any content restrictions whatsoever. Warren Ellis latched onto them hard, resulting in them becoming known as "The guys who print those awesome Warren Ellis comics no sane publisher would touch with a cattle prod"... along with loads of near-porn. And graphic horror.

Avatar series and graphic novels include:

Most of Avatar's books generally have these tropes: