When Rising Stars first debuted in 1999, people hailed its fresh take on the superhero mythos, grounding the fantastic in reality. The groundbreaking series by acclaimed writer J. Michael Straczynski (Babylon 5, Thor, Spider-Man) spawned three spin-off mini-series and has influenced successful TV shows like The 4400 and Heroes.
Now, for the first time ever, every issue of Rising Stars, from the #0 to the last issue of the last mini-series, is collected into one comprehensive deluxe hardcover. This huge compendium collects Rising Stars issues #1 to 24, #0 issue, #½ issue, Prelude issue, Rising Stars: Bright, Rising Stars: Voices of the Dead and Rising Stars: Untouchable.
Top Cow/Image, hardback, 1,008 pages, published March 2009