After a stunning set of issues that has seen The American faced with a crisis of morality as a powerful new foe reveals himself to be more than meets the eye, The American way: Those Above and Those Below comes to a stunning conclusion with next week’s issue #6. When the word of law conflicts with his moral heart, where will The American plant his feet? The Beat has an exclusive preview of the grand finale after the jump!

Writer: John Ridley

Penciller: Georges Jeanty

Inkers: John Livesay & Le Beau Underwood

Colorist: Nick Filardi

Letterer: Travis Landham

The American is faced with a final choice: He can defeat and arrest his new foe, or he can join the young man with powers as incendiary as his agenda and fight for civil justice. What if choosing law and order means perpetuating decades of oppression? Meanwhile, Ole Miss faces her own crossroads. It’s the conclusion of the acclaimed miniseries from Oscar-winning writer John Ridley that’s sure to keep readers talking for a long time to come.