The story of a life changing comet that gives the children of a town special skills and abilities that people fear. They are schooled and gathered together and inevitably become super heroes. But theres as side effect of their powers, they each got a little bit of that power and with each ones death the rest become more and more powerful and once they realize this i can never lead to anything good.
Launched in 1999, Rising Stars is about a group of people who are born with special abilities after a mysterious light appears in the sky. Parallels have been drawn between this series and The 4400 TV series on USA Network and Heroes on NBC.
The whole series 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 protegée, Fiona Avery.