DMZ: On the Ground (2006) During a civil war in the near future, a rookie photojournalist is dropped onto the really mean streets of Manhattan. While boning up on survival… 2006-06-07 Vertigo
Book Review

DMZ: On the Ground (2006)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Jun 07, 2006; Writer: Brian Wood; Publisher: Vertigo

During a civil war in the near future, a rookie photojournalist is dropped onto the really mean streets of Manhattan. While boning up on survival skills with the help of locals, he documents vigilante gangs and jittery civilians living in the conflict.

For Fans of...
John Carpenter's Escape From New York and the cult TV series Nowhere Man.

Does It Deliver?
Sir, yes, sir. The dramatic images recall the nightly news, and stories of war-zone life ring true.

Originally posted Jul 21, 2006 Published in issue #888 Jul 28, 2006 Order article reprints