Astro City: The Dark Age #2

Writer: Kurt Busiek Artist: Brent Anderson Publisher: Wildstorm Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Aug 13, 2005

    I'm a big fan of the overall look of Brent E. Anderson's art, as it puts me in the mind of the type of work that was I encountered when I first started to pick up comics, as his art reminds me of artists like Neal Adams and Michael Golden. I mean I actually enjoy the fact that his work looks to have embraced the look that many fans would label old fashioned, as the book opens with a attention grabbing visual, and there's also a lovely little moment where we see a super hero races by so fast that the art almost fails to capture him. The art also does a nice job of playing with the flashback of the fire, as I love the way that each flashback opens up the story a little more, until we arrive at that final page shocker. There's also a some nice impact visuals in this issue, from the shot where the Silver Agent is escaping police custody, to the one page shot of the big brawl between the fugitive Silver Agent and the mind-controlled Starfighter. There's also a lovely interior shot of the Bl Read Full Review

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