1000 A.D. The Christian conversion of pagan lands is well underway, turning the Viking north into a bleak war zone of occupation and violence. Magnus The Black is an ex-warrior turned fixer for the Church, only looking to ease his people through this painful time. But when a Vatican official under his care is murdered on the infamous "Black Road", he uncovers a secret, something so big it threatens to change the balance of power in all of Europe. From Northlanders creator Brian Wood, artist Garry Brown (Catwoman, The Massive) and Dave McCaig (Batman, Avengers) comes a historical thriller with a shocking twist. Collects Black Road #1-5.