Today, astro city is a shining metropolis on a hill where superheroes patrol the skies. Created and written by kurt busiek, the series is mostly illustrated by brent anderson, with character designs and painted covers by alex ross. Beginning the longest, most ambitious astro city epic ever. The dark age looks like it will take a publics antihero feelings to a farther degree than any other story.
The dark age book two 9781401228439 by busiek, kurt and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. Every issue of this series is wellcrafted, and this is no exception, but the story of the brothers williams has gone on far too long. Once again, readers are reacquainted with charles and royal, two brothers whose lives went in completely different directions. Today astro city is a shining metropolis on a hill where superheroes patrol the skies.
The dark age, book 1 hardcover july 29, 2008 by kurt busiek author. The dark age book one 2005 in the wake of a global catastrophe during the early 70s, two brothers deal with family secrets and social upheaval, involving heroes from jackinthebox to the blue knight, newcomers like apollo eleven, and the unsettling events leading to the final. However, things were not always as bright as they are today. Four issue miniseries that starts the epic saga the dark age. Book one, now in trade paperback, takes place in the early 1970s and follows two brothers with one becoming a.
The dark age consists of four 4issue arcs stretching across astro citys darkest era. The latest addition to the series dark age is a worthy addition. It will have a few minor defects and will generally appear to be in slightly used but not roughly used condition. Following two brothers over the course of years of their lives and 16 issues an eternity for an astro city story, the dark age is busieks take on grim and gritty heroes. I saw this posted a few times, but never once was it complete. Dark ages cover by alex ross cleopatra screenshots, images and pictures comic vine superheroes in full color. Personally, i think that astro city works best when the major powers like samaritan and cleopatra take back seats. Browse issues from the comic book series, astro city. Collecting the first eight chapters of the 16part dark age saga, revealing the history of astro city and shedding light on some of its greatest heroes. Comic book characters comic books doomsday clock comic art community dc comics art tumblr dark night comic covers justice league. Battle rages in las vegas and a new supervillain is born. The dark age, kurt busieks comic filled throwback to a less than ideal astro city era is dark, gritty, and strangely realistic even though its filled with literal out of this world events. This includes but is not necessarily limited to our database schema and data distribution format.
None of the files shown here are hosted or transmitted by this server. The busiek series astro city is a masterpiece in the comics genre. In the wake of a global catastrophe during the early 70s, two brothers deal with family secrets and social upheaval, involving heroes from jackinthebox to the blue knight, newcomers like apollo eleven, and the unsettling events leading to the final fate of the silver agent. Dark agebook one comic online free and high quality. The mean streets of astro city in the 1970s are getting meaner, and charles and royal williams are drawn deeper into the darkness. Auto suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. This is the story of 2 boys orphaned by madmen, who grew up to believe that their hero was responsible for their parents murders. Featuring the silver agent, mirage, hellhound, the blue knights, new heroes and more. Anderson colors alex sinclair letters john roshell. John roshell collecting the first eight chapters of the 16part dark age saga, revealing the history of astro city and shedding light on some of its greatest heroes. This is just the right way for the comic to come back after a bit of an absence, and by the end of the issue things are definitely rolling full speed ahead. The first volume was published from 1995 to 1996 by image comics.
I would put it up there with any of astro citys best stories, and it is the portion of the series i will be. Astro city the dark age book there 14 series complete wildstorm collections astro city the dark age book two 14 series complete wildstorm collections astro city local heroes 15 series complete wildstorm collections kurt busieks astro city volume 2 0. The dark age, book 1 by kurt busiek and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Life in the big city new edition nook comic with zoom view by kurt busiek, brent eric anderson, due to covid19, orders may be delayed. Dark agebook one 1 released in fastest, recommend your friends. Kurt busieks series tackles the superhero mythos from a consistently different perspective. Now in its 20 th year and its 10 th book collection installments appear first as individual comics, astro city is writer kurt busiek and artist brent. Brothers in arms isbn 1401228437, collects astro city. The administrator of this site cannot be held responsible for what its users post, or any other actions of its users.
Even weighed down by his heavy metal armor, he can flip off buildings, kick multiple enemies around and tumble through monsters to dodge their teeth firearms. The dark age, book 1 kurt busiek, brent anderson on. Dark agebook one comic online, comiconlinefree, comic online free. The dark age opens doors on certain events only hinted at during the first run of astro city, about the silver agent who fell in shame only to become an icon for those who wrongly accused him. Dark agebook one comic, you can try surprise me link at top of page or select another comic like astro city. Photo black superheroes new and old, independent and mainstream.
Astro city the dark age 2005 comic books mycomicshop. The history of silver agent is not currently documented. Bringing information on the award winning astro city comics from kurt busiek and brent anderson directly to your screen. Astro city the dark age book one 14 series complete.
The acclaimed astro city returns with the 16issue dark age epic by kurt busiek, brent anderson and alex ross. Kurt busieks astro city is an american superhero anthology comic book series centered on a. His work includes the marvels limited series, his own series titled astro city, and a fouryear run on the avengers. Kurt busieks astro city is an american superhero anthology comic book series centered on a fictional american city of that name. In 1996, a second volume was launched under the homage comics imprint of image partner studio wildstorm, which was then acquired by dc comics, where the series. Theres a reference to an antialien senator similar to the one in the avengers kreeskrull war. All portions of the grand comics database, except where noted otherwise, are ed by the gcd and are licensed under a creative commons attributionsharealike 4. The story is actually about two brothers growing up in the dark age and how their different paths always seem to cross with each other and masks in astro city. Find out why the 70s were so troubled through the eyes of two men who. Another menace arises, more dangerous than any astro city has ever faced. Volumes 16 of kurt busieks astro city are collected in this v.990 978 243 116 208 1366 152 894 1295 1263 1634 1016 283 1059 947 242 657 7 637 1073 284 707 2 1012 1237 1168 1242 67 347 560 2