Writer Jason Aaron and artist R.M. Guera mixed crime and Native American culture in Scalped. The Vertigo series began to undercover agent Dashell Dash Bad Horse as he returned home to Prairie Rose Reservation to infiltrate the tribal leaders criminal organisation. Hired to be a cop by the reservation, Dash soon found himself caught up in the reservations problems and became conflicted between life as an FBI agent and as a tribe member. Scalped remains a brutal noir thriller that is not scared to reflect the grim reality of life for many modern-day Native Americans.