Atticus continues to try his hand at bounty hunting, with some shocking results. As the Federals dig their heels into Blackwater, Ruth finds the hills around the town getting too crowded for comfort. Will her secret be exposed? And what of Wes?
"Blackwater Falls," part 5. As the wedding all of Blackwater has been waiting for draws near, Ruth's deadly intentions come to fruition, and the town — and government soldiers — won't know what hit them. Meanwhile has Atticus' time and luck finally run out?
Featuring guest; Art by Danijel Zezelj (EL DIABLO, CONGO BILL)! America's dirty and violent underside was exposed during the Civil War and Reconstruction. However, for Atticus Mann, a former slave turned Freeman, the struggle to survived was doubled in the face of racism and brutality.
The story of Ruth Cutter—Wes's wife and partner in crime—is not a glamorous one. But then again, very few women living during the Civil War or reconstruction had it very easy. In this stand-alone issue, Ruth's secrets are revealed, showing the brutality of the era, and memories that haunt her.
As Wes and Ruth's plan for Blackwater draws closer to its tragic conclusion, she's forced to confront the ugly secret that is her past. Atticus has some confronting to do as well — with the ornery Captain Lord, the US Army, and his own blighted past.
"Blackwater Falls" concludes! It's the day of the wedding that the town of Blackwater has been anxiously awaiting, and Ruth Cutter has a special gift for the bride and groom. Will she be able to deliver it before she's finally found out?
The year is 1927. In the hills and back roads of Missouri, two fugitives are about to experience how little times change, as they come across secrets from a not too distant past, and a local legend guarding them closely.
Since arriving in the town of Blackwater, Wes Cutter has been the embodiment of fear to the townsfolk, and a thorn in the side of the U.S. government. But was Wes born bad, or simply a product of the brutal times? Find out in this issue, which tells the origin of a violent man looking for peace.