An eons old wizard has finally found it...the tomb of the Mantikore...the universe's oldest, darkest power. Or has he? Enter Alex Crane, a slacker college student with a crappy job, and problems with his girlfriend. When Alex blunderingly releases an ancient evil, he'll have more to worry about than rent and his lovelife. KORE #1 introduces the title character and leads into the dark, fun and twsted world of KORE.