War Stories was a comic book series written by Garth Ennis and illustrated by a number of artists.
The series consisted of two, 4-issue mini-series the two series were printed monthly, the first beginning in
November 2001 and the second beginning in January 2003.
Each mini series consisted of 4 stand alone issues primarily set during World War II (one was set during the
Spanish Civil War). Each deals with the horror of war experienced by those on the Front line.
Narrated by her first mate The Nightingale is a ship assigned to guard convoys through the Artic circle. When
they are given foolish orders that lead to ships under their care being lost she gets a reputation as cursed.
Her crew are forced to make the ultimate sacrifice to set things right.
With art by David Lloyd.
When asked at Wizard World, Philadelphia, what comic Ennis was the most proud of, his response was this issue,
saying, "if I had to hold up one thing and say this is what I can do, that would be it."