Astro City #42

Astro City #42

Writer: Kurt Busiek Artist: Matthew Clark Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: March 8, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
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At long last, it's the origin of the Gentleman! Lord Saampa and his Serpent Cult strike in the US...but are they here to serve their scaly god, or to save a soul? And either way, can the Gentleman stop them? Plus: Another incarnation of Astro City's counterculture champions-this time, one you've seen before! RATED T

  • 9.5
    AiPT! - David Brooke Mar 8, 2017

    Astro City puts you inside the characters' heads so well you'll be right there with them throughout the story. This issue is no different. What makes it so unique is how it brings you to conclusions based on the events and thoughts of the character. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Spock's Brain Mar 13, 2017

    This issue was a killer. I absolutely loved the story of Mister Manta, his seclusion, and discovery of what life is like after more than thirty years of isolation. "Astro City" can provide individual, one-issue stories better than almost any other title (and I can't think of one better), and this is a great self-contained story. I also loved the art of Matthew Clark. Awesome stuff.

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