Collecting the first 12 issues of the series about the ultimate embeddedwar journalist trapped in a most unlikely war zone: the streets of New YorkCity.In the near future, America's worst nightmare comes true. With militaryadventurism overseas bogging down the Army and National Guard, the U.S.Government mistakenly neglects the very real threat of anti-establishmentmilitias scattered across the 50 states. Like a sleeping giant, Middle Americarises up and violently pushes its way to the shining seas, coming to astandstill at the line in the sand--Manhattan, or, as the world now knows it,the DMZ. Matty Roth, a naive young man and aspiring photojournalist, landsa dream gig following a veteran war journalist into the heart of the DMZ. Thingssoon go terribly wrong, and Matty finds himself lost and alone in a world he'sonly seen on television. There, he is faced with a choice: try to find a way offthe island, or make his career with an assignment most journalists would killfor. But can he survive in a war zone long enough to report the truth? Collectsissues #1-12 of the original monthly series.