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* HalfTheWomanSheUsedToBe: In a flashback, her friend of Regina’s is caught in an explosion, leaving her with nothing below the waist.

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->''"This is a story about pants."''
A terrorist attack at the border of California unleashes a devastating [[ZombieApocalypse zombie plague]] across the state. One of the survivors is [[ShellShockedVeteran troubled former U.S.M.C. veteran]] [[FieryRedhead Regina Ragowski]]. Trapped in the small town of Paso Robles, she seeks the keys to her survival: food, shelter, and most importantly PANTS!

Along the way, Regina encounters threats from not only the undead, but from [[BewareTheLiving other people]] and her own personal troubles. She eventually finds an ally in a soldier known as ‘Operator’.

Rags is a 7-issue mini-series published by [[Creator/AntarcticPress Antarctic Press]].

!!The comic contains the following tropes:
* BewareTheLiving: You’d be forgiven for forgetting about the zombies due to the series concentring on the conflicts created by human survivors.
* BittersweetEnding: One bordering on NoEnding. [[spoiler: Regina saves herself and Operator from being killed by a group of soldier and survivors who betrayed them ([[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking while also finding some decent clothes]]). Her and Operator end up as FireForgedFriends. Yet they’re still stuck in the middle of a zombie apocalypse. Granted, it’s one with less asshole survivors to deal with.]]
* DeliberatelyMonochrome: Played with. In a curious twist, pre-zombie outbreak flashbacks are in full colour, whereas the present-day parts of the story are mostly in greyscale, barring a few exceptions like important characters who are coloured in.
* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: Operator is never called by his actually name.
* FatBastard: Regina comes across a camp of survivors, among them is an overweight woman who shows nothing but detain for her.
* FieryRedhead: A justified example. Regina’s bad temper stems from her trauma from being a soldier, who also just so happens to be ginger.
* FullFrontalAssault: Being naked doesn’t stop Regina from kicking ass.
* MuggingTheMonster: A hipster attempts to assault Regina, a trained solider. She turns the table and start handing him a beating. [[SubvertedTrope Unfortunately,]] the man’s buddy stops her from winning, resulting in the hipster stealing her engagement ring and [[KarmaHoudini smugly getting away]].
** A straighter example happens in the last issue. [[spoiler: While Regina and Operator are held captive by a group of soldiers and survivors, Regina slips away and gets herself armed before raging a [[OneManArmy one woman war]] against her captors.]]
* MsFanservice: You get to see Regina, a well-built woman, naked for most of the comic. However, as the story goes on, this becomes FanDisservice as she’s revealed to be a troubled woman who only ended up undressed in the first place because she was having a mental breakdown.
* ReluctantFanserviceGirl: Regina doesn’t enjoy being naked/in only her underwear.
* ShellShockedVeteran: Much of the comic focuses on Regina’s struggle with PTSD.
* SignificantGreenEyedRedhead: Regina possesses both qualities. Some scenes emphasize her green eyes by having them glow.
* StalkerWithACrush: Regina gets one in the Riley, a young man who keeps following her around.
* UndressingTheUnconscious: [[spoiler: At the end of issue 6, Regina and Operator are knocked out, only to wake later naked and restrained.]]
* YouthfulFreckles: Regina has freckles all over her body.
* ZombieApocalypse: One cause by a supposed terrorist attack, though the identity of the perpetrators is left unanswered.

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