Spy vs. superhuman as 'THE VINE IMPERATIVE' boils over! Toyo Harada's war to save humanity by taking over the world roars on against the only enemy this planet cannot contain?a sinister network of undercover alien spies! A deadly chess game between Harada and the alien visitors called the Vine has been unfolding for decades. The Vine once even created the living weapon called LV-99 to assassinate their enemy, but failed. Today, as Harada executes his agenda upon Earth - and with LV-99 on his side this time - the Vine's cold war finally turns infernally hot. Jump on board the series that Bloody Disgusting calls 'the height of sophisticated comic book stories' here with a powerful new story arc from New York Times best-selling writer Joshua Dysart (HARBINGER WARS) and red-hot artist CAFU (UNITY) and Juan Jos? Ryp (NINJAK)!