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Scars (2002) comic books 2002-2004

  • Issue #0
    Scars (2002) 0
    Published Dec 2002 by Avatar.

    Sampler - 1st printing. Preview of the scar series signed by creator with CoA. Limited print of 650. 32 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #1A
    Scars (2002) 1A
    Published Dec 2002 by Avatar.

    Written by Warren Ellis. Art and Covers by Jacen Burrows. Warren Ellis serves up his long-awaited brilliant crime opus, Scars, with the stunning art of Jacen (Dark Blue, Bad World) Burrows! John Cain has been working Homicide long enough to get hard to pretty much anything; even wrenching personal loss. Today, it all gets too much. Today, he gets assigned something that finally breaks through his defenses -- a child killing that hits horribly close to home. Until now, he's been a good cop, a cop who goes by procedure because it's the best way to ensure that scum go to prison. Today, he makes the parents of the victim a chilling promise. He will find the killer using any means necessary. And the killer will not get away with it. Whatever happens. How much of a monster do you have to become to hunt monsters? A crime novel in six issues by Warren Ellis & Jacen Burrows. 32 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #1B
    Scars (2002) 1B
    Published Dec 2002 by Avatar.

    Written by Warren Ellis. Art and Covers by Jacen Burrows. Warren Ellis serves up his long-awaited brilliant crime opus, Scars, with the stunning art of Jacen (Dark Blue, Bad World) Burrows! John Cain has been working Homicide long enough to get hard to pretty much anything; even wrenching personal loss. Today, it all gets too much. Today, he gets assigned something that finally breaks through his defenses -- a child killing that hits horribly close to home. Until now, he's been a good cop, a cop who goes by procedure because it's the best way to ensure that scum go to prison. Today, he makes the parents of the victim a chilling promise. He will find the killer using any means necessary. And the killer will not get away with it. Whatever happens. How much of a monster do you have to become to hunt monsters? A crime novel in six issues by Warren Ellis & Jacen Burrows. 32 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #2A
    Scars (2002) 2A
    Published Jan 2003 by Avatar.

    Written by Warren Ellis. Art and Covers by Jacen Burrows. John Cain is a hard man. Years of working Homicide would do that to anyone. But when he has to tell a family about the horrific death of their daughter, it becomes emotionally overwhelming. Today, he found out the young girl was tortured, mutilated and beaten for weeks on end, and somehow still alive when the killer disassembled her to fit into boxes. It was the first crime from a man teaching himself to become a monster. And he liked it. Cain will find the killer using any means necessary. And the killer will not get away with it. Whatever happens. How much of a monster do you have to become to hunt monsters? A crime novel in six issues by Warren Ellis & Jacen Burrows. 32 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #2B
    Scars (2002) 2B
    Published Jan 2003 by Avatar.

    Written by Warren Ellis. Art and Covers by Jacen Burrows. John Cain is a hard man. Years of working Homicide would do that to anyone. But when he has to tell a family about the horrific death of their daughter, it becomes emotionally overwhelming. Today, he found out the young girl was tortured, mutilated and beaten for weeks on end, and somehow still alive when the killer disassembled her to fit into boxes. It was the first crime from a man teaching himself to become a monster. And he liked it. Cain will find the killer using any means necessary. And the killer will not get away with it. Whatever happens. How much of a monster do you have to become to hunt monsters? A crime novel in six issues by Warren Ellis & Jacen Burrows. 32 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #3A
    Scars (2002) 3A
    Published Feb 2003 by Avatar.

    Says issue 3A in lower left corner above publisher name. Written by Warren Ellis. Art and Covers by Jacen Burrows. John Cain has been faced with the most horrific murder of a child, one who was taken apart and neatly piled in boxes. As he struggles to cope with it, he also slowly moves down the path of evidence, trying to piece together how the horror happened. The trying task of getting information from her young classmates only makes his situation more difficult. But as his years of experience come into play, he stumbles across the most unlikely of suspects. And he will unearth every lead as his passion to stop the killer only burns more brightly every time he thinks about it. How much of a monster do you have to become to hunt monsters? A crime novel in six issues by Warren Ellis & Jacen Burrows. 32 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #3B
    Scars (2002) 3B
    Published Feb 2003 by Avatar.

    Issue 3B Wrap in lower right corner. Written by Warren Ellis. Art and Covers by Jacen Burrows. John Cain has been faced with the most horrific murder of a child, one who was taken apart and neatly piled in boxes. As he struggles to cope with it, he also slowly moves down the path of evidence, trying to piece together how the horror happened. The trying task of getting information from her young classmates only makes his situation more difficult. But as his years of experience come into play, he stumbles across the most unlikely of suspects. And he will unearth every lead as his passion to stop the killer only burns more brightly every time he thinks about it. How much of a monster do you have to become to hunt monsters? A crime novel in six issues by Warren Ellis & Jacen Burrows. 32 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #4A
    Scars (2002) 4A
    Published Mar 2003 by Avatar.

    Cover number 4A in lower left corner. Written by Warren Ellis. Art and Covers by Jacen Burrows. John Cain becomes convinced he has a solid lead on the madman, but his peers think he is reaching at straws. But John is a man on a quest; a quest for a monster. A crime novel in six issues by Warren Ellis & Jacen Burrows. 32 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #4B
    Scars (2002) 4B
    Published Mar 2003 by Avatar.

    Cover number 4B in lower right corner. Written by Warren Ellis. Art and Covers by Jacen Burrows. John Cain becomes convinced he has a solid lead on the madman, but his peers think he is reaching at straws. But John is a man on a quest; a quest for a monster. A crime novel in six issues by Warren Ellis & Jacen Burrows. 32 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #5A
    Scars (2002) 5A
    Published May 2003 by Avatar.

    Issue # is "5A" on cover. Hands loading a revolver. Written by Warren Ellis. Art and Covers by Jacen Burrows. John closes in on the killer and finally is able to get some hard evidence. But it is evidence he finds illegally searching an apartment. The killer is certain to go free if he tries to use that in the case against him. Unless he brings justice right now, as the monster sleeps. One bullet would end it all. John is a man on a quest; a quest for a vengeance against the lowest kind of scum. A crime novel in six issues by Warren Ellis & Jacen Burrows. 32 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #5B
    Scars (2002) 5B
    Published May 2003 by Avatar.

    Written by Warren Ellis. Art and Covers by Jacen Burrows. John closes in on the killer and finally is able to get some hard evidence. But it is evidence he finds illegally searching an apartment. The killer is certain to go free if he tries to use that in the case against him. Unless he brings justice right now, as the monster sleeps. One bullet would end it all. John is a man on a quest; a quest for a vengeance against the lowest kind of scum. A crime novel in six issues by Warren Ellis & Jacen Burrows. 32 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #6A
    Scars (2002) 6A
    Published Jun 2003 by Avatar.

    Written by Warren Ellis. Art and Covers by Jacen Burrows. This is it, the dynamic conclusion to Warren Ellis' brilliant crime opus, Scars, with the stunning art of Jacen Burrows! John Cain has been forced into the impossible position of having to watch a horrible man go free. The law can't touch him. But John can't do that. He has promised to bring the child killer to justice, by any means. He is sure this is the right man, but the evidence says otherwise. Does John go with his gut instinct...or follow the law he has pledged to serve? Which path brings true justice to the little girl he found carved up? 32 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #6B
    Scars (2002) 6B
    Published Jun 2003 by Avatar.

    6B Wrap cover. Written by Warren Ellis. Art and Covers by Jacen Burrows. This is it, the dynamic conclusion to Warren Ellis' brilliant crime opus, Scars, with the stunning art of Jacen Burrows! John Cain has been forced into the impossible position of having to watch a horrible man go free. The law can't touch him. But John can't do that. He has promised to bring the child killer to justice, by any means. He is sure this is the right man, but the evidence says otherwise. Does John go with his gut instinct...or follow the law he has pledged to serve? Which path brings true justice to the little girl he found carved up? 32 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $3.95.