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DURHAM RED

Dan Abnett (Sinister Dexter) brings you


a thrilling gothic space opera beautifully
illustrated by Mark Harrison (Glimmer Rats).

ISBN 1-904265-86-3

DAN ABNETT g MARK HARRISON

ON THE PLANET WODAN, AN ACOLYTE OF THE


TENEBRAE FAITH BEARS WITNESS TO THE
RESURRECTION OF HIS GOD, Saint Scarlet
of Durham. But when former Strontium
Bitch Durham Red awakes after 1,200 years
in suspended animation shes more than
surprised to nd that she is at the centre of
a mutant religion. While the Tenebrae revere
her return, the deadly human Iconoclasts
want nothing more than to eradicate her and
her brethren. Caught in a web of extremism
and intolerance Durham Red has to come to
terms with a destiny she never expected.

THE SCARLET CANTOS

A RED STAR RISING

THE SCARLET CANTOS

9 781904 265863

11.99 UK

DAN ABNETT g MARK HARRISON

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THE SCARLET CANTOS


D U R H A M R E D C R E AT E D B Y J O H N WA G N E R , A L A N G R A N T A N D C A R L O S E Z Q U E R R A

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THE SCARLET CANTOS


DAN ABNETT
Writer
MARK HARRISON
Artist

Creative Director and CEO: Jason Kingsley


Chief Technical Ofcer: Chris Kingsley
2000 AD Editor in Chief: Matt Smith
Graphic Design: Simon Parr & Luke Preece
Marketing and PR: Keith Richardson
Repro Assistant: Kathryn Symes
Graphic Novels Editor: Jonathan Oliver
Designer: Luke Preece
Original Commissioning Editor: David Bishop
Originally serialised in 2000 AD Progs 1078-1089, 1111 Copyright 1998, 2006 Rebellion A/S. All Rights Reserved. Durham Red and all related
characters, their distinctive likenesses and related elements featured in this publication are trademarks of Rebellion A/S. 2000 AD is a registered
trademark. The stories, characters and incidents featured in this publication are entirely ctional.
Published by Rebellion, The Studio, Brewer Street, Oxford OX1 1QN.
www.rebellion.co.uk
ISBN: 1 904265 86 3
Printed in Italy by Magic Press.
10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
A CIP catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library.
For information on other 2000 AD graphic novels, or if you have any comments on this book, please email books@2000ADonline.com
To nd out more about 2000 AD, visit www.2000ADonline.com

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THE SCARLET CANTOS


Script: Dan Abnett
Art: Mark Harrison
Letters: Ellie de Ville
Originally published in 2000 AD Progs 1078-1083, 1085-1089

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since waking up
nine hours ago i discover
ive been in suspended animation
for 1200 years, that every
human wants me dead and
that mutants think
im a saint.
guess
thatll teach me
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I ADVISE
IT, BLESSED ONE.
YOURE TRAPPED IN A
BLOOD-SHRINE ON
THE MUTANT STRONGHOLD WORLD

PYRE.

THERE
IS NO ESCAPE
FOR YOU, OR YOUR TWO
COMPANIONS!

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MASK OF RED DEATH


Script: Dan Abnett
Art: Mark Harrison
Letters: Ellie de Ville
Originally published in 2000 AD Prog 1111

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2000 AD Prog 1078: Cover by Mark Harrison


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2000 AD Prog 1111: Cover by Mark Harrison


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2000 AD Prog 1081: Cover by Mark Harrison


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DAN ABNETT

Dan Abnett is the co-creator of 2000 AD series Atavar, Badlands, Sancho Panzer and Sinister Dexter. He has also written
Black Light, Downlode Tales, Durham Red, Flesh, Future Shocks, Judge Dredd, Pulp Sci-Fi, Roadkill, Rogue Trooper, The
VCs, Vector 13 and Venus Bluegenes, as well as The Scarlet Apocrypha and Wardog for the Megazine. A prolic creator,
Abnett has also written for Marvel, Dark Horse and DC Comics. He is the author of twenty novels for the Black Library,
including the bestselling Gaunts Ghosts series. His most recent work outside the Galaxys Greatest Comic is DCs Legion
and Superman, and Wildstorms Mr Majestic. Dan Abnett was voted Best Writer Now at the 2003 National Comic Awards.

MARK HARRISON

Mark Harrison is perhaps best known to 2000 AD fans for his striking, computer-aided Durham Red artwork, but he has
also illustrated Judge Dredd, Glimmer Rats, Pulp Sci-Fi and Strontium Dogs. He also contributed a story to the Megazines
Durham Red-based The Scarlet Apocrypha series, and rare for a 2000 AD artist has even written two Pulp Sci-Fi
stories! Outside of 2000 AD he has provided covers for Dark Horses Star Wars series and Topps Star Wars trading cards.

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