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Astro City: Local Heroes (2003) - TPB
"Astro City: Local Heroes"
WildStorm Signature Series (DC Comics)


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  Writer(s):
Kurt Busiek

Penciller(s):
Brent Eric Anderson

Inker(s):
Will Blyberg

Colorist(s):
Alex Sinclair - 'Sinc'

Letterer(s):
Comicraft
John G. Roshell - 'JG'

Editor(s):
Ben Abernathy
Ann Huntington Busiek
Scott Dunbier
John Layman
Kristy Quinn

Cover Artist(s):
Alex Ross
 

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Cover Date: 2005
Cover Price: US $ 19.99

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Trade Paperback; 256 pages

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Reprints/Collects:
9-11 (2002) OGN SC vol. 02
Astro City Special (2004) #1
Astro City: Local Heroes (2003) #1
Astro City: Local Heroes (2003) #2
Astro City: Local Heroes (2003) #3
Astro City: Local Heroes (2003) #4
Astro City: Local Heroes (2003) #5
Kurt Busiek's Astro City (1996) #21
Kurt Busiek's Astro City (1996) #22

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Introduction by James Robinson.

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Blue Knight
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An image for Crackerjack (Astro City) exists Crackerjack (Astro City)
Crimson Cougar
Demolitia (Astro City)
Dr. Cyclotron
El Hombre
Mark Evanier
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Flying Fox (Astro City)
Augustus Furst
Julius Furst
Natalie Furst
Nick Furst
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Devin Grayson
The Imperial
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Gil Kane
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  Kitkat
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Living Nightmare (Astro City)
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An image for Max O'Millions exists Max O'Millions
Irene Merryweather-Cronin (Astro City)
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Nightingale (Astro City)
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Introduction

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Originally published in Astro City: Local Heroes (2003) #1.

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