Origin and 1st full app of new Rai (Rising Spirit). Partial Origin and 1st full app of Bloodshot (1st cameo appearance occurred in Eternal Warrior #4). This issue does not have a card (coupon). In a tale that spans over 2000 years, a Geomancer tells the story of the blood of heroes and how it changed the course of history in "The Blood of Heroes." Plot by Jim Shooter, David Lapham, Bob Layton & Jon Hartz. Script by Layton, pencils by Lapham, inks by Tom Ryder. Cover price $2.25.