In the first issue of Wasteland a wanderer named Michael comes out of the desert into a small settlement. It's a century after the big Wet has destroyed the world as we know it. Michel wants to sell the Flotsam and Jetsam what he picked up during his travels, including a enigmatic machine. He's a survivor with hidden powers, but he meets his match in the person of the healer Abi, among the best female characters in comics. Not only will Abi not leave him alone she wont let him bleed out in peace.
What happens next mis similar to what happens in Stephen King's Ironic Dark Tower Series: The World Created by Antony Johnston opens up in continually unexpected and complex ways.