The original Astro City miniseries is back in a new edition,
simultaneously available in hardcover and trade paperback with all-new
cover art by Alex Ross!
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 different aspects or
characters in the Astro City world.
The city’s leading super
hero tries to be everywhere at once, and berates himself for every
wasted second as he longs for just a moment of his own. A small-time
hood learns a hero’s secret identity and tries to figure out how to
profit from the knowledge. A beat reporter gets some advice from his
editor on his first day on the job. A young woman tries to balance the
demands of her family with her own hopes and desires.
the fantastic settings, the characters in these slice-of-life stories
feel like real people, and that gives the stories real power. Written by
Kurt Busiek, with art by Brent Anderson and Will Blyberg, features an
all-new cover by Alex Ross.
DC, hardback, 192 pages, published August 2011
This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 16 March, 2011.