Astro City #9

Astro City #9

Writer: Kurt Busiek Artist: Brent Anderson Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: February 12, 2014 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5
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The puppet master behind the attacks on Winged Victory is revealed-though it may be too late for even Samaritan and the Confessor's aid to be any use. But Winged Victory finds an unexpected ally, one who gives her a new perspective on the crisis. And then there's Joey...

  • 10
    Major Spoilers - Jason Inman Feb 13, 2014

    Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson did with this issue what all great storytellers should aspire to do. Challenge your expectations, make you see things in a new light, and tug on your heart-strings. Astro City is comics at the peak of storytelling, my friends. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    Geeked Out Nation - Ian Yoxon Feb 15, 2014

    So keep an eye for next months issue as we see the conclusion to this team-up and to see what will happen to Winged Victory once this is all over. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Feb 17, 2014

    Although the overall story isn't advanced much (the investigation hits dead ends and the evidence against Winged Victory mounts), in terms of exploring the effect of the attack on the hero Astro City #9 works well. And before it's over we get the tease of how the young man who came to her door just before her world started crashing down might have a big role to play in the arc's final issue next month. Worth a look. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Infinite Comix - Chase Magnett Feb 14, 2014

    Astro City # 9 serves to continue this newest volumes first long-form arc nicely. Busiek draws out all four of the central character's conflicts setting the scene for a dramatic finale. Whether it will make a statement about the issues that continue to lie under the comic's surface is yet to be seen. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Minhquan Nguyen Feb 18, 2014

    A bit repetitive in regards to the obstacles our heroine faces, but otherwise intelligently written, with plenty of material for you to mull on. Read Full Review

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