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Astro City: Shining Stars (2011) - HC
"Astro City: Shining Stars"
DC Comics


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  Writer(s):
Kurt Busiek

Penciller(s):
Brent Eric Anderson

Inker(s):
Brent Eric Anderson

Colorist(s):
Wendy Broome
Alex Sinclair - 'Sinc'

Letterer(s):
Comicraft
James Betancourt - 'Jimmy, Comicraft/JB'
John G. Roshell - 'JG'

Editor(s):
Ben Abernathy
Ann Huntington Busiek
Robert 'Bob' Harras
Scott Peterson
Kristy Quinn

Cover Artist(s):
Alex Ross
 

Rating (out of 10):
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Cover Date: April 2011
Cover Price: US $24.99

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Hardcover; 208 pages

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Reprints/Collects:
Astro City: Astra Special (2009) #1
Astro City: Astra Special (2009) #2
Astro City: Beautie (2008) #1
Astro City: Samaritan (2006) #1
Astro City: Silver Agent (2010) #1
Astro City: Silver Agent (2010) #2

Notes:
Introduction by Mark Waid

Features a 10 page sketchbook gallery.

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An image for Beautie exists Beautie
An image for Black Rapier, The exists Black Rapier, The
An image for Fidel Alejandro Vittore Castro Ruz exists Fidel Alejandro Vittore Castro Ruz
Cleopatra (Astro City)(01 - Unknown)
An image for Cleopatra (Astro City)(02 - Sarah Brandes) exists Cleopatra (Astro City)(02 - Sarah Brandes)
An image for Dame Progress exists Dame Progress
Dr. Gearbox
Astra Furst
Augustus Furst
Julius Furst
Natalie Furst
Nick Furst
Gentleman, The (Astro City)
  Gretchin Hastings
Hummingbird II (Astro City)
Infidel
An image for John Fitzgerald Kennedy exists John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Leopardman
An image for M.P.H. exists M.P.H.
Mirage (Astro City)
An image for N-Forcer exists N-Forcer
An image for Quarrel (Astro City)(02-Jessica Taggart) exists Quarrel (Astro City)(02-Jessica Taggart)
An image for Rex (Astro City) exists Rex (Astro City)
An image for Samaritan (Astro City) exists Samaritan (Astro City)
Silver Agent, The
Starfighter

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Ann Huntington Busiek
Kristy Quinn

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An image for Fidel Alejandro Vittore Castro Ruz exists Fidel Alejandro Vittore Castro Ruz
Gretchin Hastings
Infidel
An image for John Fitzgerald Kennedy exists John Fitzgerald Kennedy
An image for Samaritan (Astro City) exists Samaritan (Astro City)

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Synopsis:
Arch Enemies who've fought epic battles over time, space and bending realities, meet for a polite dinner in an annual tradition to exchange ideas, attempts to reconcile differences, and to further other agendas.

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Originally published in Astro City: Samaritan (2006) #1.

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An image for Black Rapier, The exists Black Rapier, The
Cleopatra (Astro City)(01 - Unknown)
An image for Cleopatra (Astro City)(02 - Sarah Brandes) exists Cleopatra (Astro City)(02 - Sarah Brandes)
Dr. Gearbox
Hummingbird II (Astro City)
Leopardman
An image for M.P.H. exists M.P.H.
Mirage (Astro City)
An image for N-Forcer exists N-Forcer
An image for Quarrel (Astro City)(02-Jessica Taggart) exists Quarrel (Astro City)(02-Jessica Taggart)
An image for Samaritan (Astro City) exists Samaritan (Astro City)
Starfighter

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Honor Guard

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A story that recounts Beautie's past and her search for her maker as she explores her place in the world and in the Honor Guard.

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Originally published in Astro City: Beautie (2008) #1.

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Astra Furst
Augustus Furst
Julius Furst
Natalie Furst
Nick Furst
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Originally published in Astro City: Astra Special (2009) #1.

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Natalie Furst
Nick Furst
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Originally published in Astro City: Astra Special (2009) #2.

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Originally published in Astro City: Silver Agent (2010) #1.

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Gentleman, The (Astro City)
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Alex Ross

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