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71 BC Aquila was a slave-turned-gladiator who was amongst those crucified following Spartacus's failed revolt.

Dying a slow death, a Roman eagle carved into his chest, he cried out to the gods of vengeance - and Ammit the Devourer answered, offering him invulnerability in return for delivering to her the souls of evil men...


Created by Gordon Rennie and Leigh Gallagher, Aquila appears in the pages of weekly British anthology comic 2000AD.

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