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Astro City – The Best Comics, Graphic Novels, and Manga Books

Part of our ongoing article series highlighting the best Comic Books, Graphic Novels, And Manga.


Today’s Favorite Comic, Manga, Graphic Novel:

Astro City


Writers, Artists, Illustrators For Book:

Kurt Busiek, Brent Anderson, Alex Ross


Description of Book / Series:

Graphic short stories present the superhereos of Astro City, and the citizens who are affected by the many superbeings who live there.





Astro City Volumes/Omnibuses



Astro City, Vol. 1: Life in the Big City

Astro City, Vol. 1: Life in the Big City


Astro City, Vol. 2: Confession

Astro City, Vol. 2: Confession


Astro City, Vol. 3: Family Album

Astro City, Vol. 3: Family Album


Astro City, Vol. 4: The Tarnished Angel

Astro City, Vol. 4: The Tarnished Angel


Astro City, Vol. 5: Local Heroes

Astro City, Vol. 5: Local Heroes


Astro City, Vol. 6: The Dark Age, Book One: Brothers and Other Strangers

Astro City, Vol. 6: The Dark Age, Book One: Brothers and Other Strangers


Astro City, Vol. 7: The Dark Age, Book Two: Brothers in Arms

Astro City, Vol. 7: The Dark Age, Book Two: Brothers in Arms


Astro City, Vol. 8: Shining Stars

Astro City, Vol. 8: Shining Stars


Astro City, Vol. 9: Through Open Doors

Astro City, Vol. 9: Through Open Doors


Astro City, Vol. 10: Victory

Astro City, Vol. 10: Victory


Astro City, Vol. 11: Private Lives

Astro City, Vol. 11: Private Lives


Astro City, Vol. 12: Lovers Quarrel

Astro City, Vol. 12: Lovers Quarrel


Astro City, Vol. 13: Honor Guard

Astro City, Vol. 13: Honor Guard


Astro City, Vol. 14: Reflections

Astro City, Vol. 14: Reflections


Astro City, Vol. 15: Ordinary Heroes

Astro City, Vol. 15: Ordinary Heroes


Astro City, Vol. 16: Broken Melody

Astro City, Vol. 16: Broken Melody


Astro City, Vol. 17: Aftermaths

Astro City, Vol. 17: Aftermaths


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