Astro City Vol. 14

Astro City Vol. 14

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Description

Kurt Busiek's critically acclaimed series continues here in ASTRO CITY VOL.
14! In this two-part graphic novel, first a look in at Steeljack--from "The
Tarnished Angel," one of ASTRO CITY's most popular stories--and how he's been
getting by the last few years. When he's hired by a femme fatale from his past,
he'll wind up in deep trouble, with no one to turn to. Then, a spotlight on
three generations of Jack-in-the-Box, as the second Jack-in-the-Box's son must
decide whether to follow in the family footsteps or take another path. Also
featuring the Trouble Boys, Mister Drama, the Weirdies and more. Collects ASTRO
CITY #32-36.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 174 x 265 x 14mm | 530g
  • United States
  • English
  • 1401268293
  • 9781401268299
  • 709,217

Review quote

"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 the Marvels series and for his co-creation Astro City, both of which have garnered numerous industry awards. He lives in the Pacific Northwest with his wife, Ann, and his two daughters. He spends far too much time on the Internet.
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Rating details

216 ratings
4.07 out of 5 stars
5 30% (64)
4 50% (108)
3 19% (40)
2 2% (4)
1 0% (0)
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