Astro City #17

Astro City #17

Writer: Kurt Busiek Artist: Tom Grummett Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: November 19, 2014 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 1
6.7Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

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Krigari Ironhand. Tyrant. Emperor. Interdimensional scourge. Honor Guards greatest enemy. His rise. His fall. The death of one of Honor Guards own. And the secret story behind it all. Featuring guest penciller Tom Grummett in a very human tale of obsession, cosmic battle and interstellar conquest.

  • 10
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Nov 29, 2014

    Told as the story by the one who witnessed it, first in dreams and later in reality, Astro City #17 delivers on every level with action, loss, true heroism, and a very Silver Age message about the nature of sacrifice. Best of the Week. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Minhquan Nguyen Nov 27, 2014

    For once, an Astro City issue that reads like more of the same superhero nonsense. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Book Resources - Greg McElhatton Nov 24, 2014

    "Astro City" #17's heart is in the right place, but this isn't one of its more shining moments. With a larger four-part story focusing on Crackerjack and Quarrel starting in December, things look a bit more promising. But this feels like another faltering moment for a series that used to be impervious; considering how great Busiek and Benjamin Dewey's "Tooth & Claw" #1 was this month, it's a bit of a let down. Read Full Review

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