1 Volume, 4 Issues
Welcome to the Rest In Peace Department-the devoted, yet dead, officers of divine law enforcement. Nick Cruz was gunned down in the line of duty at the height of his personal and professional life. Now he's traded a hundred years of service to the R.I.P.D. in exchange for a shot at solving his own murder. Collects the original four-issue miniseries. * The original tale of Nick Cruz and Roy Powell that introduced the wild world of the R.I.P.D.!
Welcome to the Rest In Peace Departmentthe devoted, yet dead, officers of divine law enforcement "patrolling the deadbeat_reporting to one boss." YepTHAT boss. Nick Cruz died an untimely death, at the height of his personal and professional life. Why did he join the R.I.P.D.? Well, not knowing the identity of his killer has left his soul a bit_restless. Now he hunts some of the most fiendish creatures, hoping for the chance to find out who set him up so he can get into heaven.
Nick Cruz thought it would be easy: join the Rest In Peace Department, solve his own murder, float up to heaven. But he wasn't counting on his new boss, his new partner, or the demonic newborn he'd meet on his first day out. Add to that the hellish imp who's searching for an archangel's sword and Cruz is headed for a whole mess of trouble! Life after death has never been this hard.
Nick Cruz, the newest member of the Rest In Peace Department, thought being dead was the worst thing that could happen to a guy. But he's learning different. His widow is being wooed by his old partner, and he can't even drown his sorrows in booze. To top it off, a rebellious demon has gone on a killing spree using the archangel Michael's sword. But in the plus column, he _has_ uncovered who murdered him, and he'll follow this perp all the way to hell!
Being murdered hasn't sat well with Nick Cruz, but at least he's found the guy who did him in. Unfortunately, he's had to go to Hell to find him. And to make things even worse, he's there during the middle of a little rebellion that could mean the end of humanity. Be there for the series' apocalyptic finale.