A special issue designed as a starting point for new readers. "Mr. Branch and the Family Tree" follows Paris-based conspiracy nut, Mr. Branch (from issues #12-14), as he relates tales of the various main characters of the series. Series artist Eduardo Risso provides the framing sequence, with illustrations showcasing each main character by: Frank Miller, Jim Lee, Dave Gibbons, J.G. Jones, Paul Pope, Lee Bermejo, Tim Bradstreet, Joe Jusko, Jordi Bernet, and Mark Chiarello.