Rising Stars Comic Book Series

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"Power is Murder" -

or Would you kill your friends to obtain it?

As the saga of Rising Stars continues, the Speicals are seriously raging out of control. Whatever ties they once had are being unraveled. Sides have been chosen and in their minds, this battle will not end with survivors. The safety of Earth is being jeopardized with every minute that passes.
(Top Cow Comics)

Created and written by J. Michael Straczynski
pencils by Christian Zanier
inks by Livesay
colors by Brett Evans

TCC-RS08: Rising Stars #11 $2.50
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This story takes place years after the first eight issues. Many of the Specials are running rampant now, taking revenge or settin gup their own little empires, while a few still try to stop them. All the normal people were afraid of what the specials might one day become. That day has arrived.
(TopCow Comics)

Created and written by J. Michael Straczynski
pencils by Christian Zanier
inks by Livesay

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Act Two: Beginning A New Story Arc

In act one of this series, the world shaped our characters ... now in the first part of this new story arc, our characters are begining to shape the world, and the world may not be very happy about those changes.

(Top Cow Comics)

Created and written by J. Michael Straczynski
pencils by Keu Cha
inks by Jason Gorder
colors by Liquid!

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Rising Stars Comic Book Series

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"Things Fall Apart" - Part III. The conclusion of the "Things Fall Apart" three-part story sets the stage for all out warfare between carious factions of the Specials, as the world looks on with horror at what they have created. Be a part of history as the first major story arc of Rising Stars concludes here!
(Top Cow Comics)

Created and written by J. Michael Straczynski
pencils by Christian Zanier
inks by Livesay
colors by Nelson

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Find out how it all began. Top Cow is pleased to re-present the first introductory story of Rising Stars #0, previously only available with the Wizard Fathom Special. What if a world without heros suddenly had 113 of them? How would the rest of humanity react? More importantly, how would those 113 souls now fit in to normal life? (Top Cow Comics)

Created and written by J. Michael Straczynski
pencils by Keu Cha
inks by Jason Gorder
colors by Liquid!

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Sides are being taken, lines drawn, alliances formed. Now that the identity of the one responsible for killing the Specials is known, the close family unit that was their life until now begins to shatter into mistrust, suspicion and voilence. (Top Cow Comics)

Created and written by J. Michael Straczynski
pencils by Christian Zanier
inks by Livesay
colors by Nelson

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Patriot and Matthew Bright star in the next incredible chapter of the acclaimed Rising Stars story line. Also, Poet begins to confront the man responsible for the murders, and a dark alliance starts to form between the killer and other specials interested in self-preservation. Don't miss a minute of this highly revered and fan favorite comic as J. Michael Straczynski continues to please fans with his award winning writing! (Top Cow Comics)

Created and written by J. Michael Straczynski
pencils by Keu Cha
inks by Jason Gorder
colors by Liquid!

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Sometimes, when you've searched the world over for a killer and come up empty, you have no choice but to try the Netherworld -- even though very few who try, come back. J. Michael Straczynski's critically acclaimed epic adverture continues! (Top Cow Comics)

Created and written by J. Michael Straczynski
pencils by Keu Cha
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The hit series of 1999 continues as readers are introduced to a young woman who was born as a Special but didn't manifest any powers or abilities. Or did she? Sometimes in life, the right circumstance just needs to present itself. Additional Rising Stars' characters and background history are revealed in this very powerful issue. (Top Cow Comics)

Created and written by J. Michael Straczynski

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This issue of J. Michael Straczynski's RISING STARS explores the tragic story of Lee Jackson. Ffter killing a  counselor in the camp of super-powered youths, Jackson must embark on a life on the run -- evading the government that is now cracking down on he and all of the other "gifted ones." This story explores Jackson's life as he goes from fugitive to creating a life on his own, only to find it all fall apart... and how he becomes an avenging figure at the end. (Top Cow Comics)

Created and written by J. Michael Straczynski
pencils by Keu Cha
inks by Jason Gorder
colors by Liquid!

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The most eagerly anticipated series of 1999 continues as J. Michael Straczynski's RISING STARS explores the life -- and untimely death -- of Peter Dawson. Who was he? Who would want to kill him? And who could even KNOW how to kill an "invulnerable" man? It's a real-life look at what being superhuman would REALLY be like -- and what you see isn't what you'd expect... (Top Cow Comics)

Created and written by J. Michael Straczynski
pencils by Keu Cha
inks by Jason Gorder
colors by Liquid!

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The most eagerly anticipated book of 1999 begins in July as Top Cow proudly presents J. Michael Straczynski's Rising Stars. This epic tale begins when a celestrial event occurs in a small town that will change the inhabitants' lives forever. Over the course of this series, Rising Stars will follow all who were blessed -- and cursed -- by this mysterious evet. Brought to you by the creator of Babylon 5 and the upcoming Crusade, J. Michael Straczynski and penciling senstation Keu Cha, Rising Stars is sure to be one book that lives up to the hype!!! (Top Cow Comics)

Created and written by J. Michael Straczynski
pencils by Keu Cha
inks by Jason Gorder
colors by Liquid!

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