Category Archives: Global Frequency

No, Mass Surveillance Won’t Stop Terrorist Attacks

In the wake of our discussion regarding Global Frequency and the impact of 9/11, I found this article was especially relevant. The article discusses the effectiveness, or lack thereof, of increasing surveillance in efforts to prevent attacks. A few reading responses touched on the use … Continue reading

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Global frequency

The global frequency is a graphic comic book that was developed and portrayed a worldwide organization comprising of a thousand and one members based in all parts of the world. These operatives, as they have been referred to in the … Continue reading

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Big Wheel

BIG WHEEL Warren Ellis’s chapter Big Wheel was probably the most standout chapter which kept my mind actively engaged as I continued to read the graphic novel. For me, the scene in which global frequency member 436 talks about her … Continue reading

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The Feminism behind “Big Wheel”

When first reading Global Frequency by Warren Ellis, the chapter “Big Wheel” immediately grabbed my attention. Within the chapter we face the topic of feminism in technology. In “A Manifesto for Cyborgs,” Donna Haraway writes, “a cyborg is a cybernetic … Continue reading

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Alephing the SITuAtion

The specific moment that I would like to draw attention to from Warren Ellis’s Global Frequency is at the very end of the episode titled “The Run” where Sita took care of the “dirty bomb” that was in the car of the Eye in … Continue reading

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Government Conspiracies and Technology

I found the “Harpoon” chapter of Global Frequency very interesting. This chapter concerns the secret US government plan called the “Die-Back Doctrine” that will “reduce the human race to a manageable population”. The writing of Global Frequency coincides with the … Continue reading

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Doomsday Clock to the Apocalypse

The first chapter in Warren Ellis’s Global Frequency, titled “Bombhead” focuses on a man named Janos Voydan and the possibility of the nuclear destruction of San Francisco. Decaying cold war technology, completely forgotten, could be the cause for the leveling … Continue reading

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