Paul Jenkins(w), Leila Leiz(a), Brian Stelfreeze(c)
CHAPTER 4: The Rising Tide-As she juggles difficulties in her home and public lives, Charlie Young must now decide whether or not to take on her most important role so far: as a spokesman for the Gateway Army, and Alters everywhere! When in costume as Chalice, she is quickly becoming an icon. However, this makes her a target for the demented super-Alter known as Matter Man. Charlie’s new responsibilities as Chalice may act to unite a nervous populace struggling to come to terms with alteration… but they are going to put Charlie and her family firmly in the crosshairs!