Astro City

Astro City

The Dark Age. 1, Brothers & Other Strangers

Graphic Novel - 2008
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"Collecting the first eight chapters of the 16-part 'Dark Age' saga, revealing the history of Astro City and shedding light on some of its greatest heroes! Book One, now in trade paperback, takes place in the early 1970s and follows two brothers-- with one becoming a hero and the other taking a far different path. Along the way, the long-standing secret tale of the Silver Agent and his fate is told at last, as the story shifts back to the 1950s and what made the Williams brothers turn out so differently" -- from publisher's web site
Publisher: La Jolla, CA : WildStorm, c2008
ISBN: 9781401218683
Characteristics: 256 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 27 cm


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mvkramer Jun 17, 2015

A good reflection on the "ordinary people" of the superhero world and how the actions of major players effect their lives. By obsession, do you become what you despise? I liked how the centerpiece of the books was Charles and Royal's relationship -- really added some soul to the characters.


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