Astro City

Ordinary heroes
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Other titlesOrdinary heroes
Statementwriter, Kurt Busiek ; artists, Ron Randall, Carmen Carnero, Matthew Clark, Rick Leonardi, Sean Parsons, Ande Parks ; cover art Alex Ross ; lettering and design Comicraft"s John Roshell and Jimmy Betancourt ; colors, Peter Pantazis
ContributionsRandall, Ron, artist, Carnero, Carmen, artist, Clark, Matthew, 1970- artist, Leonardi, Rick, artist, Parsons, Sean P., artist, Parks, Ande, artist, Ross, Alex, 1970- artist, Roshell, John, letterer, Betancourt, Jimmy, letterer, Pantazis, Pete, colourist
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN6728.A79 B885 2017
The Physical Object
Pagination176 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26937916M
ISBN 101401274935
ISBN 139781401274931
LC Control Number2017051978
OCLC/WorldCa1008763151

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The original ASTRO CITY collection is offered in a new edition with new cover art by Alex Ross. Welcome to Astro City, a shining city on a hill where super heroes patrol the skies.

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Kurt Busiek's Astro City is an American superhero anthology comic book series centered on a fictional American city of that name.

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The Astro City comics, created by. The Astro City project is a wiki anyone can edit. Bringing information on the award winning Astro City comics from Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson directly to your screen. Astro City is a comic book series (or, more accurately, sequence of mini-series and ongoings) written by Kurt Busiek and first published in It was originally published by Image, then moved to Homage/Wildstorm, staying with Wildstorm when it was bought by DC.

When DC discontinued the Wildstorm imprint, the title was moved to Vertigo. Astro City: The Dark Age: Book 3 #4 Near Mint + condition, and tap the link: Read More for grading details for this Astro City: The Dark Age: Book 3 comic book, Astro City: The Dark Age: Book 3 #4 by DC,WildStorm comics, and tap Read More to lower your total for this Astro City: The Dark Age: Book 3 comic.

This issue in other conditionsSeller Rating: % positive. A series of six one-issue stories showcasing life in Astro City and a variety of perspectives begins.

This issue focuses on a comic- book publisher and his encounters with angry super-heroes (and angrier super-villains) as he publishes unlicensed comics about some of Astro City's finest.

Kurt Busiek's Astro City marked the arrival of a new kind of "alternative superhero" story.

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The superhero had been deconstructed so thoroughly in works like Watchmen, Miracleman, and the various Vertigo series, but few had openly celebrated the superheros as an important mythology of Americana.

Kurt Busiek's love of superheros had shown through on his. Astro City - believed to be the last fully-fleshed, stand-alone superhero franchise not adapted for other media - is finally becoming a TV tleMedia North America, who also produced the recent adaptation of Neil Gaiman's novel American Gods for Starz, have picked up the television rights for the long-running and critically-acclaimed comic book and intend to.

The fifth volume in the ASTRO CITY collection includes ASTRO CITY VOL. 2 #, ASTRO CITY: LOCAL HEROES # and the ASTRO CITY special, plus the the short story from DC's SEPTEMBER 11th VOL.

2 and the promotional story done to announce the LOCAL HEROES miniseries!/5(3). After 23 years, Astro City will end its run as a single-issue comic book series this April -- but that doesn't mean the end for the celebrated title.

RELATED: REVIEW: Astro City #49 Explores the Spirit of Political Protest Series writer Kurt Busiek broke the news on Twitter on Monday, revealing that April's Astro City #52 will be the "final issue of the monthly series.".

ASTRO CITY is back in a new, ongoing monthly series that showcases old heroes and new, as The Ambassador comes to Earth, and an ordinary man is caught up in a cosmic conflict. Featuring the return of favorites like Samaritan and Honor. Written by Kurt Busiek, the comic book chapters of Astro City have been most recently released under DC's Vertigo imprint - after stints at Image and WildStorm.

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This issue in other conditionsSeller Rating: % positive. Welcome to Astro City, a shining city on a hill where super heroes patrol the skies. Each chapter in this collection is a stand-alone story highlighting. Astro City. K likes. The official, creator-run page for the award-winning series about life in a world of superheroes, villains, mad scientists, monsters, Followers: K.

Kurt Busiek's Vertigo superhero comic book series "Astro City" () will be developed as a TV series, adapted by Busiek for Freemantle Media and producer Gregory Noveck ("Batman: Under the Red Hood"). Astro City (vol. 3) # One of the most recent stores in Astro City’s long run should be easy to find at local comic book stores.

It’s also a Author: Chase Magnett. The Geek gives you his favorite tales from Kurt Busiek's deconstructionist super hero saga. Read Astro City Comic Online. Featuring the return of favorites like Samaritan and Honor Guard, and the debut of some new sensations.

Plus, the seeds of a new mystery: Who is the Broken Man. The entire award-winning creative team is back to kick off a new epoch of the human and the super human. Astro City #1/2 (Wizard Special Edition) Guide Watch.

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Guide Watch. 1 Sales FMV Pending. Astro City is one of the best non-Big 2 superhero universes in comics. Writer Kurt Busiek has written some excellent stories for some of comics most well known figures, such as the Avengers and Justice League.

Nonetheless, it’s been Busiek’s ability to find the realism and humanity at the heart of superhero comics, particularly in [ ]. Astro City. K likes. The official, creator-run page for the award-winning series about life in a world of superheroes, villains, mad scientists, monsters. The characters that populate Astro City are allusions, homages, tributes to the Marvel and DC heroes and villains.

Busiek might be building upon archetypes rather than doing simple parody or pastiche, but there's little doubt about the implict connection between "Astro City" and its antecedents. Astro City / Arrowsmith Flip Book» Astro City / Arrowsmith Flip Book #1 - On Mulberry Street: A Prelude; The Sound Of Distant Guns released by Wildstorm on June 1.

An Astro City vigilante. He's been active from the beginning 's to his death in during the Enelsian Invasion. Sincehis former sidekick Altar Boy has taken on his name and costume.Astro City is hitting two significant milestones very soon. This week, the 50th issue of its ongoing Vertigo Comics series will be released, as the series returns to the beloved story “The Author: Chase Magnett.

Welcome to Inside Astro City, a column focusing on the Vertigo Comics series Astro City from Kurt Busiek, Brent Anderson, and Alex Ross! Each month, we’ll take a look at the current issue of the series, and ask series writer Kurt Busiek questions about the book.