By Tom Russo
Updated February 23, 2007 at 05:00 AM EST

In Jason Aaron and R.M. Guera’s Scalped, disaffected Native American hard case Dashiell Bad Horse returns to ”the rez” after 15 years, as a deputized enforcer for the tribal chief/casino boss. But he secretly works for the FBI.

For Fans of…
The Departed and Val Kilmer’s feds-and-Indians drama Thunderheart.

Does It Deliver?
Aaron’s narrative is dirtier than an Iron Eyes Cody vista, and promisingly matched with Guera’s prairie-dusty art. Still, both need sharper definition. B