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Moon Knight: From The Dead Omnibus

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A side effect seems to be that his eyes now have a crescent-moon mark over the irises (though this mutation vanishes in later stories).

I also appreciate how much emotion he can put into the face of a man whose head is covered in a white mask. Born in Chicago, Marc Spector is the Jewish-American son of Elias Spector, a rabbi who survived Nazi persecution.He’s characterised by being dedicated to his crusade and not caring how violent he needs to be to achieve it.

Marvel's most mind-bending adventure begins as Moon Knight sleuths his way to the rotten core of New York's most bizarre mysteries! I was very curious about Moon Knight's character so I picked this book and I didn't expect it to be like that.

It's hard to tell these days, especially when New York's wildest vigilante protects the street with two-fisted justice and three-that's right, count 'em-different personalities! The son of a rabbi, Marc Spector served as a Force Recon Marine and briefly as a CIA operative before becoming a mercenary alongside his friend Jean-Paul "Frenchie" DuChamp. This leads Moon Knight to meet a few of his multiversal counterparts, including the crime-fighting dynamic duo known as MoonMan and MoonBoy.

After Khonshu chooses Marc, the boy discovers by chance that Rabbi Yitz Perlman, a close friend of his family, is really a Nazi named Ernst who continues to target and murder Jews. The creative team gave Moon Knight moon-related symbols and silver weapons (a metal poisonous to a werewolf) to mark him as a suitable antagonist for the werewolf hero. while Khalil uses what little strength he has left to sacrifice himself, cutting off the source of Randall’s Osiris power.Ellis strikes the right balance between the character’s potential for mysticism and the low-key, emotionally grounded stories that fit well in a single chapter. When last we left Moon Knight and Scarlet Scarab, Marc’s brother Randall, aka Jackal Knight, had stolen most of the Osiris power resident in Khalil and used that power to force the City of the Dead into the living world. Ellis and Shalvey have made me want to read more Moon Knight stories, so I would recommend giving this graphic novel a read. Weird little horror ideas that probably occupied some scrawled pages in Ellis’ bullet journals - scenes he couldn’t shake, but hadn’t found a home for in previous comics.

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