Astro City (2013) Issues
A major new arc begins, featuring Winged Victory, Samaritan and the Confessor, three of Astro City's most popular heroes. It begins when a young boy seeks sanctuary and training at Winged Victory's school for battered women--and builds to revelations, accusations and a threat that may spell the end of her career. Plus: her origin is revealed at last. Part 1 of 4.
What do you do when you're a talking gorilla and all your life you've wanted nothing more than to be a drummer in a rock & roll band? That's right, you go to Astro City. But from there, well, things are never all that simple. Also featuring the First Family, Honor Guard and more. Part 1 of 2.
It's an Honor Guard spotlight with guest artist Jesus Merino: Blessed from birth by powerful forces, Hummingbird's young life has practically been a fairy tale. But charmed lives come with hidden curses--and her curse may just prove fatal. Luckily, she's not fighting it alone. Guest starring Cleopatra, Starwoman, Mermaid, Greymalkin and the other women of Honor Guard.
It's the big 20th anniversary issue! It all began in 1995 with a look at Samaritan's dreams of flight. But what's Samaritan dreaming about now--and how will it affect Astro City's future? This self-contained issue features a host of Astro City characters, setting the stage for major developments to come. Whether you're new to the book or you've been reading all along, this issue is not to be missed.
American Chibi has been a mystery since her debut-until now. Learn the secrets behind her origin, her powers and the deadly threat she stands against in an issue featuring the guest art of rising star Joe Infurnari (The Bunker, Jersey Gods). Plus, is this world-or any other-ready for...Chibi Honor Guard?!
A look into the life of Wolfspider, the Australian Honor Guard member. When Queenslaw, a cartoon super hero team from Wolfspider's youth, suddenly turns up as real heroes, he has to deal with his origin, his childhood dreams, and deadly danger. Guest art by Australian comics star Gary Chaloner (Jackaroo, Red Kelso, John Law). Plus: a fistful of Australian super-villains, too! It's a whole theme thing!
An ordinary suburban family deals with an alien invasion of their world by powerful monsters from outer space-only this family lives on Zirros, throneworld of the Zirr Empire, and the invaders are those violent superhumans, the First Family. Bullets won't stop them. The army can't stop them. Who can stop "The Menace from Earth"?
'The Menace from Earth' part 2. Trapped behind enemy lines on an alien planet, young Karl Furst has only one chance-an alien child who has been raised all his life to hate the First Family and anyone connected with them. Plus: All-out battle against the Unisaur, Zirros's mightiest weapon.
A monster's-eye-view of heroes, fear, battle and more, as the Living Nightmare-the embodiment of fear itself-goes up against the Honor Guard, and all its secrets come to light. A story that could change the team forever. And half of them just got new costumes, too. Featuring the work of guest-artist Jesus Merino!
A look in at Steeljack, 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. Part 1 of a 3-part sequel to 'The Tarnished Angel,' one of ASTRO CITY's most popular stories.
Steeljack and Cutlass rekindle old memories, and more, as they plumb the depths of Astro City's demimonde to try to clear her name. And, more ex-villains are getting in trouble. Plus: Introducing the Fix-It Man-and the indescribable threat of Retro Rocky's Superbistro.
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. And featuring guest artist Ron Randall (CONVERGENCE: CATWOMAN, Trekker).
When the original Jack-in-the-Box died, it shattered two families and gave rise to new heroesÉand new villains. Now, the true secrets of that day are revealed-and they may end the Jack-in-the-Box dynasty forever. Also featuring: The Drama Queen, ChekovÕs Gun, the Weirdies, the Trouble Boys and more. Part 2 of a 2-part look into one of Astro CityÕs most popular heroes, illustrated by guest artist Ron Randall.
The Broken Man returns, revealing secrets that will draw you deep into his broken life, and into turn-of-the-century Astro City, when it was still Romeyn Falls, Dame Progress patrolled the skies, and a rebellious power was growing, seething to break free. Featuring Mister Cakewalk, Jazzbaby and a very strange home called the Dream House. Beginning a whole arc of revelations about Astro CityÕs past, and a dire threat to its future.
A look at 1930s Astro City, featuring Jazzbaby, the Cloak of Night, the Blasphemy Boys and more, as we delve into the secrets of the Oubor and the Broken Man's decades-long war against it. Pulp action, serpent cults and speakeasies! Hot jazz meets cold lead, as our historical arc continues.
In the 15th century, the Hanged Man made a promise. Today, he needs a lawyer. A look back in at Marta Dobrescu, and her life in Shadow Hill, Astro City’s occult enclave-a life dealing with ghosts, demons, family, romance, and other horrors. And the Hanged Man won’t be her only new client, either. Part 1 of a 2-part story drawn by guest artist Carmen Carnero (Adventures of Supergirl, Dragon Age, Cyclops).
Mattie Sullivan isn't a super hero or a villain--she uses her telekinetic powers to do special effects for movies and television. But when she's forcibly 'recruited' by a new criminal mastermind, Mattie faces a choice: will she fight, or will she continue to stay on the sidelines?
HG support staff member Marella Cowper is devastated by the human cost as she wades into the middle of a furious, all-out battle between Honor Guard and the Skullcrushers in the mountains of Ecuador. Why is she there? What will she find? And why does she consider it all her fault?
When the Honor Guard charges into battle, they're not alone. They're backed by a crack support staff: from researchers to threat assessment teams to hotline switchboard clerks. And when one young woman gets the job offer of a lifetime, it opens the way to a world of wonder and possibilities.
ASTRO CITY is back--monthly! The acclaimed series returns, showcasing old heroes and new, as The Ambassador comes to Earth, and an ordinary man is caught up in a cosmic conflict. Featuring the return of favorites like Samaritan and Honor Guard, and the debut of new sensations! Plus, the seeds of a new mystery: Who is the Broken Man? The entire award-winning creative team is back--kicking off a new epoch of the human and the superhuman. Get in on the ground floor of Astro City's next epic!