W. Ellis appears in the Dead Pixels campaign The Solution. He is one of six prisoners chosen from H. Mason Maximum Security Correctional Facility for a government program to eliminate the zombies plaguing New Hexington, NY. Almost nothing is known about his life before prison other than that he was sentenced to life in prison for murder. Not even W. Ellis's full first name is disclosed. Ellis is presumed to be on friendly terms with the other prisoners chosen to accomplish the mission with him.