- When Rising Stars first debuted in 1999, people hailed its fresh take on the superhero mythos, grounding the fantastic in reality. The groundbreaking series about a group of people who are born with special abilities after a mysterious light appears in the sky by acclaimed writer J. Michael Straczynski
(Babylon 5, Amazing Spider-Man, Thor) spawned three spin-off mini-series and has influenced successful TV shows like The 4400
- This collection includes all 24 issues of J. Michael Straczynski's run on
Rising Stars, as well as all three spin-off mini-series written by his protege, Fiona Avery.