Astro City #18

Astro City #18

Writer: Kurt Busiek Artist: Brent Anderson Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: December 10, 2014 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 2
8.9Critic Rating
9.2User Rating

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A 4-part spotlight on Quarrel and Crackerjack begins as they face a real crisis: what does an aging crimefighter do when time starts to take its toll? Plus, a look into Quarrels origins and the end of the line for one of Astro Citys most stalwart heroes. A rich, bittersweet and very human look inside the super human life.

  • 9.0
    Geeked Out Nation - Ian Yoxon Dec 13, 2014

    The interior art for Astro City #18 is amazing. Brent Eric Anderson has brought his A game fir this issue. The characters don't look weird and the poses and facial expressions are solid. Enough so to fully grasp the tone of the story. Astro City #18 is a must read. Fans of the series can explore some classic characters that haven't been explored before while new readers can jump into the series and get a taste of what Astro City is like and why they should collect the series. With a new way of exploring a hero's life, what happens next in the next issue of Astro City should be something to look forward to. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Dec 14, 2014

    Astro City #18 gets a little bit heavy, if you're really paying attention, but still delivers a little action, a little human drama and a lot of the usual AC quality. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Dec 27, 2014

    Although I've quite enjoyed the short one-off issues of the current series, Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson open a door here I'll gladly walk through and stick around to see what does happen when a super-hero decides (or is forced to) retire? Worth a look. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Minhquan Nguyen Dec 15, 2014

    Busiek tackles another untrodden area in the superhero genre and gets some very good material out of it. Read Full Review

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