"Rachel Rising" #18 is another excellent chapter in Moore's horror story about good and evil, innocence and guilt, life and death. Since his early work on "Strangers in Paradise," Moore has always handled comedy, body language and facial expressions with enviable ease, but his plotting and characterization were weakened by melodrama and far-fetched plot extensions. In "Rachel Rising" #18, Moore has maintained and refined his emotional and comedic powers, and compared to his earlier work, he has also become far subtler and deliberate in his plotting and more profound in his thematic depth and breadth. Read Full Review
An okay issue. The art is lovely and you won't see more three-dimensional female characters anywhere in comics. But, this series is starting to show big “writing for the trade” problems and I wouldn't fault anyone who switches to trade on this series (even if that's not how I prefer to enjoy a story). Read Full Review
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