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  • Item Category: Entertainment
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  • Sold Date: Oct 10, 2015
  • Channel: Auction House

This is RACHEL RISING # 1 - 18COMPLETE RUN in NM condition.

Rachel Rising is the story of a young woman (Rachel Beck) who awakens in a shallow grave, sporting red eyes and vicious ligature marks around her neck, missing memories of the last two days. Rachel finds her life (or could that be death?) will never be the same as she looks to learn not only what happened to herself but what's behind the suddenly strange goings on in her hometown of Manson.

Manson is populated with plenty of memorable characters including Rachel's aunt Johnny, best friend Jet, and a mysterious murderous little girl, Zoey. One of Moore's strengths has always been creating stand out characters and Rachel Rising includes plenty of them. Even characters which make quick appearances (only to be dispatched rather quickly) leave an indelible mark on the tale.

Rachel Rising is a horror story and Moore's talents as an artist and teller of tales are in complete sync here. Nearly every issue holds a chilling moment or three which leaves you counting the days until the newest issue hits stands. Even though there's murder and horrific mayhem, Rachel Rising doesn't have the overly heavy feel of other horror comics (ala The Walking Dead) because Moore instills a touch of humor and a lot of humanity. This doesn't take away from the creepiness
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