Arrowsmith/Astro City #1

Writer: Kurt Busiek Artist: Brent E. Anderson, Carlos Pacheco Publisher: Wildstorm Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell May 9, 2004

    The length of the stories is a bit of a disappointment as eight pages simply isn't enough room to fully develop that ideas that are introduced in the two stories. This in turn results in one story that ends with a cliffhanger, while the other left me feeling like there was so much more to tell, that I would've gladly have traded the two pages of maps for another couple pages devoted to the head wizard's plight. Still, there is something to be said for a story that leaves you wanting more, and both stories in this flip-book left me with this feeling. The two stories also act as a solid display of the potential of both series as they both manage to capture the respective sprits of both projects, and if nothing else I hope it inspires fans to check out the one that they didn't read, unless they're like myself, and were astute enough to read them both. The text feature is also a wonderfully informative feature that I recommend to all Astro City readers, as it spells out the future plans fo Read Full Review

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