WELCOME TO THE AMERICAN DARKAGE. The country has collapsed. Only thestronghold of BlackAcre remains. Conceived by the robber-barons of the 21stcentury, this opulent city-state is the last bastion of stability in a worldablaze with chaos and strife.
Hull, an elitewarrior from the city's neo-Spartan military class, has devoted his life todefending the borders of his homeland. And now that one of his comrades has gonemissing during a clandestine mission into hostile territory, Hull himself mustventure out beyond the wall... into the brutal and lawless frontier known as theHinterlands. But when the mission goesviolently off the rails, Hull is left with more questions than answers: Whatwent wrong?
Who is really in charge? And is there anyone - anywhere - he cantrust?"The key to creating a greatstory about the future isn't in making it seem possible, but probable.
Ladiesand gentlemen, let me introduce you to a little tale calledBlackacre."- JonathanHickman"Blackacre is the perfect newcomic for our times.
Like some bizarre cross between Mad Max and Judge Dreddthat I can't wait to read more of."- EdBrubaker"An amazing new book from anamazing new writer.
This book rules."-Matt Fraction"Exceptional... One ofthe better comics Image is putting out."-Bloody Disgusting"A greatdebut...Highly recommended!"- Comics &Gaming Magazine