Astro City: The Dark Age Book One

Author(s): Kurt Busiek


Today, Astro City is a shining metropolis on a hill where super-heroes patrol the skies. However, things were not always as bright as they are today. In the early 1970's, in the wake of a global catastrophe, two brothers, one good and one evil must deal with family secrets and social upheaval, involving heroes from Jack-In-the-Box to the Blue Knight and the unsettling events leading to the final fate of the mysterious Silver Agent. Find out why this era was so troubled through the eyes of two men who survived the depths of it! Collects ASTRO CITY: THE DARK AGE issues #1-8.

Product Information

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.

General Fields

  • : 9781401259228
  • : DC Comics
  • : DC Comics
  • : 0.368
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Kurt Busiek
  • : Paperback / softback
  • : Bret Anderson
  • : 741.5
  • : 256