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Astro City Volume 16 : Broken Melody

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A deep dive into Astro City's history, from comics masters Kurt Busiek, Brent Anderson and Alex Ross. Music hath charms. The song of the Broken Man, Astro City's most mysterious figure, is revealed at last. From the Old West to the Roaring Twenties, the Swinging Sixties and beyond, music has played a hidden role in the city's heroic history. But is that music now...broken?

Acclaimed creators Kurt Busiek, Brent Anderson and Alex Ross tell a story of life, loss...and the power of music. Also featuring the story of the spacefaring Astro-Naut and how he gave the city its name, the origin of the ageless hero known as the Gentleman, and more. It all begins with an enigmatic drifter named Silverstring, and the strange power of a music...

Collects issues #37, #38, #41, #43, #45 and #46. Issue #41 is the double sized 100th issue!
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Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 168 x 259 x 15.24mm | 566.99g
  • United States
  • English
  • 1401281494
  • 9781401281496
  • 54,521

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"It's impossible not to smile." --IGN "ASTRO CITY reminds readers just how much fun Busiek and Anderson's series can be. It was absolutely worth the wait."--Comic Book Resources

"I don't often realize how much I miss ASTRO CITY when it's gone until it comes back and sweeps me up again." --MTV

"The most interesting new game in town, as far as caped crusaders are concerned."--The Washington Post

"Comics just don't get much better than this."--The Comics Buyers Guide

"One of the most well-crafted, life-affirming, and exhilarating superhero comics in recent memory."--The Comics Journal

"A stunningly imaginative piece of work."--The Onion/A.V. Club
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About Kurt Busiek

Kurt Busiek was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He began writing comics professionally in 1982, selling stories to both DC and Marvel Comics in the same month, both of which appeared the same day. Since then, he's written series and characters ranging from MICKEY MOUSE to VAMPIRELLA, including AQUAMAN, SPIDER-MAN, CONAN, IRON MAN, the AVENGERS and more. He is best known for his co-creation ASTRO CITY, which have garnered numerous industry awards. He lives in the Pacific Northwest with his wife, Ann, and his two daughters.
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113 ratings
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4 42% (48)
3 29% (33)
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