Norbert Sykes (alias Badger) gets sprung from the asylum thanks to the influence of his new best friend, Hamilton Thorndyke, a 4th Century Druid wizard. The housewarming at Ham's new castle is spoiled by a Russian invasion. It seems the world's balance of power is shifting and Ham has a deadly new rival, Vladimir Putin! Good thing Ham has a trusty and no less deadly guard-dog, The Badger! Standard cover by Stephen B. Scott! Pulse-pounding Retailer Incentive Variant wraparound cover by Tony Akins!