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Astro City (1996 2nd Series) comic books

  • Issue #1A
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 1A

    Ben Pullam and his daughters hadn't been in Astro City one full day before Thunderhead arrived and everything hit the fan in "Welcome to Astro City." Appearances by Samaritan, Jack-in-the-Box, Quarrel, Crackerjack, the Hanged Man, the Gentleman, Nightingale, Sunbird, Cleopatra, Helia. Script by Kurt Busiek, pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Will Blyberg. Cover by Alex Ross. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1B
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 1B

    Variant cover. Ben Pullam and his daughters hadn't been in Astro City one full day before Thunderhead arrived and everything hit the fan in "Welcome to Astro City." Appearances by Samaritan, Jack-in-the-Box, Quarrel, Crackerjack, the Hanged Man, the Gentleman, Nightingale, Sunbird, Cleopatra, Helia. Script by Kurt Busiek, pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Will Blyberg. Cover by Alex Ross. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 2

    Astra, the youngest member of the First Family, wants to experience more than just a life of high-flying adventure in "Everyday Life." Part 1 of 2, continued next issue. Appearances by the Silver Brain, the Gorilla Swarm, the Anti-Bodies. Script by Kurt Busiek, pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Will Blyberg. Cover by Alex Ross. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #3
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 3

    While Astra's off on an adventure, the First Family tear through their rogues gallery in an effort to find her in "Adventures in Other Worlds." Part 2 of 2, continued from the previous issue. Appearances by Kaspian, Praetor, Volcanus, Kratorr. Script by Kurt Busiek, pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Will Blyberg. Cover by Alex Ross. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #4
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 4

    Brian Kinney goes to Astro City hoping to find someplace where he could be someone else in "New Kid in Town." Part 1 of 6, continued next issue. Appearances by the Crossbreed, Julius Furst, Rex, Ironhorse, Jack-in-the-Box, Crackerjack, Glue-Gun, the Confessor. Script by Kurt Busiek, pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Will Blyberg. Cover by Alex Ross. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #5
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 5

    Brian, in the guise of Altar Boy, fights as the sidekick of the mysterious Confessor, but finds he still has much to learn in "Learning the Game." Part 2 of 6, continued from the previous issue. Continues next issue. Crackerjack appearance. Script by Kurt Busiek, pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Will Blyberg. Cover by Alex Ross. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #6
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 6

    As the Shadow Hill killings continue, the public perception of the heroes changes in "The Gathering Dark." Part 3 of 6, continued from the previous issue. Continues next issue. Appearances by the Confessor, Altar Boy, the Gunslinger, Mordecai Chalk, Winged Victory, Jack-in-the-Box. Script by Kurt Busiek, pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Will Blyberg. Cover by Alex Ross. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #7
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 7

    Honor Guard disables an alien scout ship, Altar Boy gets some answers from the Confessor and the mayor makes a fateful announcement in "Eye of the Storm." Part 4 of 6, continued from the previous issue. Continues next issue. Appearances by Quarrel, Samaritan. Script by Kurt Busiek, pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Will Blyberg. Cover by Alex Ross. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #8
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 8

    Heroes are systematically being hunted down, but the Confessor and Altar Boy refuse to pack it in in "Patterns." Part 5 of 6, continued from the previous issue. Continues next issue. Script by Kurt Busiek, pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Will Blyberg. Cover by Alex Ross. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #9
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 9

    While the heroes of Astro City fend off an alien invasion, the Crossbreed tend to a wounded Altar Boy in "My Father's Son." Part 6 of 6, continued from the previous issue. Script by Kurt Busiek, pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Will Blyberg. Cover by Alex Ross. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #10
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 10

    Getting away with the perfect crime just isn't enough for the Junkman in "Show 'Em All." Appearances by M.P.H., Black Rapier, Jack-in-the-Box. Script by Kurt Busiek, pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Will Blyberg. Cover by Alex Ross. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #11
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 11

    Jack-in-the-Box encounters a couple of chips off the old block from the future in "Serpent's Teeth." Part 1 of 2, continued next issue. Script by Kurt Busiek, pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Will Blyberg. Cover by Alex Ross. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #12
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 12

    Jack-in-the-Box doesn't want to risk his baby growing up fatherless...but he knows that Jack-in-the-Box can't retire, either...a dilemma that comes to a head in "Father's Day." Part 2 of 2, continued from the previous issue. Appearances by Gorilla Boys, Brass Monkey. Script by Kurt Busiek, pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Will Blyberg & Gary Martin. Cover by Alex Ross. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #13
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 13

    How did the cartoon character Loony Leo come to be running a restaurant in Astro City? Find out in "In the Spotlight." Appearances by the Gentleman, Professor Borzoi, Zzardo, Honor Guard. Script by Kurt Busiek, pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Will Blyberg. Cover by Alex Ross Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #14
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 14

    Steeljack's determined to keep his nose clean after getting out of jail, but Donnelly Ferguson is just as determined to hook him up with some shady types in "The Big Lockdown." Part 1 of 7, continued next issue. Script by Kurt Busiek, pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Will Blyberg. Cover by Alex Ross. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #15
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 15

    Steeljack's investigation of the murdered criminals leads him to a girl who wants to be the new Goldenglove in "The Long Treadmill." Part 2 of 7, continued from the previous issue. Continues next issue. Script by Kurt Busiek, pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Will Blyberg. Cover by Alex Ross. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #16
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 16

    Donnelly Ferguson takes Steeljack to a meeting with El Hombre, a former hero who relates a most insightful tale in "The Tarnished Angel." Part 3 of 7, continued from the previous issue. Continues next issue. Appearances by Bravo, Assemblyman, Honor Guard. Script by Kurt Busiek, pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Will Blyberg. Cover by Alex Ross. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #17
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 17

    Written by Kurt Busiek; art by Brent Anderson and Will Blyberg; painted cover by Alex Ross Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #18
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 18

    WRITTEN BY KURT BUSIEK; ART BY BRENT ANDERSON AND WILL BLYBERG; PAINTED COVER BY ALEX ROSS. Steeljack's been trying to stay straight since he got out of jail. But now his only chance to find out who's been killing small-time super-villains may be to go back to the wrong side of the law! Can he do it? Can he discover the truth before the heroes close in? And if he goes back to his old life, will he ever be able to make it out again?" FC, 32 PG.$2.50" Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #19
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 19

    WRITTEN BY KURT BUSIEK; ART BY BRENT ANDERSON AND WILL BLYBERG; PAINTED COVER BY ALEX ROSS. On the run and hunted by the law, Steeljack may be the only man who can save the people of Kiefer Square. And his only chance is the Honor Guard. But will they help a convicted felon? Can he even reach them? Steeljack's story barrels toward its conclusion, as a man whose outer shell is indestructible must find out what he's made of underneath. FC, 32 PG." Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #20
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 20

    WRITTEN BY KURT BUSIEK; ART BY BRENT ANDERSON AND WILL BLYBERG; PAINTED COVER BY ALEX ROSS. All secrets are revealed as the Steeljack Saga concludes! Can Steeljack save his fellow super-villains from the machinations of the Conquistador ? or is he doomed to be the same kind of failure he's been all his life? Plus: the identity of the Black Mask Killer, Astro City in flames, and more. FC, 32 PG.$2.50 " Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #21
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 21

    WRITTEN BY KURT BUSIEK; ART BY BRENT ANDERSON AND WILL BLYBERG; PAINTED COVER BY ALEX ROSS. A series of six one-issue stories showcasing life in Astro City and a variety of perspectives begins. This issue focuses on a comic- book publisher and his encounters with angry super-heroes (and angrier super-villains) as he publishes unlicensed comics about some of Astro City's finest. Featuring Crackerjack, Winged Victory, Jack in the Box, and more, including new characters who'll be explored in future issues. Plus, a special guest appearance by Mark Evanier! FC, 32 PG." Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #22
    Astro City (1996 2nd Series) 22

    WRITTEN BY KURT BUSIEK; ART BY BRENT ANDERSON AND WILL BLYBERG; PAINTED COVER BY ALEX ROSS. Another perspective on life in Astro City ? this time from a soap-opera actor who plays a super-hero on TV. What happens when his big break moves him more and more into the world of heroes and villains? Featuring Samaritan, Honor Guard and more. FC, 32 PG. Cover price $2.50.