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Written by Mat JohnsonAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Mat Johnson
Illustrated by Andrea MuttiAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Andrea Mutti

  • Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
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  • Publisher: Vertigo
  • On Sale: August 14, 2012
  • Price: $24.99
  • ISBN: 978-1-4012-2943-6 (1-4012-2943-3)
Also available as a trade paperback.
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Just in time for the fall election, this race-against-time political thriller follows an ex Special Forces commando who goes undercover with a militia group that’s plotting to assassinate the second African-American President of the U.S.

In the week leading up to a major campaign speech, the Secret Service discovers that an extremist militia group is plotting to assassinate America’s second African American President. The best chance to advert this crisis is to infiltrate the group using an ex-Special Forces war hero turned conservative media pundit named Ted Akers. While Aker’s politics make him a hero to the right-wing fringe and no friend to the current Administration, he takes the assignment and what follows is an adrenaline fueled race against time to stop a President from dying and a country from being ripped apart.