A relatively small Comic Book
company. It started out jumping the "Bad Girls
" bandwagon, taking the fad to its logical conclusion - in other words, they published a lot 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: