“The best post-apocalyptic comic being published today.”
Warren Ellis

“This book kicks seven different kinds of ass.”
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“Radiates in a dozen conceptual and philosophical dimensions at once... rivals Hayao Miyazaki's masterful epic Nausicaä.”
The Onion A.V. Club

“It's hard to articulate how damned good this book is.”
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A century ago, a disaster known only as the Big Wet destroyed society as we know it. Half the world is now covered by poisonous, rising oceans. What dry land remains is a broken, infertile world of hard ground and harder living.

Into this world steps Michael, a scavenger who roams the wasteland, trading what he can salvage from the ruins. But Michael's latest find will change his life for ever — a machine that talks in a forgotten language, supposedly giving directions to the fabled land of A-Ree-Yass-I, where mankind's downfall began.

WASTELAND is an epic science-fiction comic book series written by Antony Johnston. It is drawn by Christopher Mitten, Justin Greenwood and others, with covers by Ben Templesmith and Mitten. The series and its collections are published by Oni Press.

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Latest Issue

Issue #58
“Killed by Death”

THE FINAL CONFLICT IS HERE! It's the mother of all battles, to make it through the Big Wet! Who will survive, and what will be left of them?

Latest Paperback

Book 09
“A Thousand Lies”

The beginning of the end! Marcus has long dreamed that “everything ends in fire”, but even he didn't expect this! As the city prepares to face his mysterious father, a cabal of his closest advisors plots to assassinate Marcus... but the Lord Founder has a few secrets of his own, and their revelation will bring the city to its knees!

Latest Hardback

The Apocalyptic Edition, Volume Four

The award-nominated sci-fi epic continues in this fourth deluxe hardcover! Michael and Abi walk on through the desert, but tensions between them could jeopardize the search for A-Ree-Yass-I entirely... while in Newbegin, the arrival of the Children's father heralds Marcus' downfall. Reprinting issues #40-#52 of WASTELAND, this oversized volume also includes the final “Walking the Dust” stories, plus a special interlude issue and cover gallery by series co-creator Christopher Mitten!

Walking The Dust

Part 47
“The Apprentice”

Presenting the latest instalments of Ankya Ofsteen's travelling journal, reprinted from the pages of Wasteland. In this entry, Ankya meets the old man accused of stealing childrens' souls, and discovers instead a forgotten trade that may yet live on in those very children.

Latest Song

Track 9
“Time is Short”

The latest free song created for the Wasteland Original Soundtrack is 'Time is Short' — a heavy burst of relentless rhythm and jagged edges that'll make you grit your teeth and clench your fist!