Johnny Alpha - the mutant bounty hunter with the x-ray eyes - has been given his toughest job to date. The mutant underground have kidnapped King Clarkie. The Second and the British government want Alpha to secure his release. Finding himself working for the norms, Johnny must venture deep into the mutant ghetto and deep into his own past. As Johnny unravels a plot to start a new war with the mutants he must ask himself the toughest question. In order to save his own kind can Johnny Alpha betray them? Written by John Wagner (A History of Violence) with art by Carlos Ezquerra (Preacher).