NewThe Scarlet Traces Reading Order

Ian Edginton and D’Israeli’s excellent adaptation and sequels to H.G. Wells’ “War of the Worlds”.

1898

The War of the Worlds
Graphic novel adaptation published in 2006.

1904

The Adventure of the Wheezing Man
Short story by James Lovegrove, appearing in Scarlet Traces: A War of the Worlds Anthology. Date specified in story, features Sherlock Holmes.

1905

The Menagerie
Short story by Emma Beeby, appearing in Scarlet Traces: A War of the Worlds Anthology. Date specified in story.

1908

Scarlet Traces
Reprints Judge Dredd Megazine #4.16-4.18 (October 2002 – December 2002; Scarlet Traces stories only).
Spitting Blood
Short story by Mark Morris, appearing in Scarlet Traces: A War of the Worlds Anthology. Date specified in story.
The Alarmist
Short story by Dan Whitehead, appearing in Scarlet Traces: A War of the Worlds Anthology. Date specified in story.

1910

Red Frame, White Heat
Short story by Andrew Lane, appearing in Scarlet Traces: A War of the Worlds Anthology. No date specified in story, placed here as a best fit.

1922

The Martian Wasteland
Short story by Adam Roberts, appearing in Scarlet Traces: A War of the Worlds Anthology. No date specified in story, placed here based on parallel events in our history.

1923

Wonderful Things
Short story by Jonathon Green, appearing in Scarlet Traces: A War of the Worlds Anthology. Date specified in story.

1937

The Mechanical Marionette Mob
Short story by Maura McHugh, appearing in Scarlet Traces: A War of the Worlds Anthology. Date specified in story.

1938

Going Up the Blue
Short story by Stephen Baxter, appearing in Scarlet Traces: A War of the Worlds Anthology. Date specified in story.
Scarlet Traces: The Great Game
Reprints Scarlet Traces: The Great Game #1-4 (July 2006 – October 2006).

1948

Last Shot
Short story by Chris Roberson, appearing in Scarlet Traces: A War of the Worlds Anthology. Date specified in story.

1965

Cold War I
Reprints 2000AD #1988-1999 & 2023-2034 (2016 & 2017; Scarlet Traces stories only).
Something Sweet in the Superstitions
Short story by I.N.J. Culard, appearing in Scarlet Traces: A War of the Worlds Anthology.

1967

Voice for a Generation
Short story by Nathan Duck, appearing in Scarlet Traces: A War of the Worlds Anthology. Date specified in story.
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