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Kurt Busiek's Astro City (1995) - #1
"In Dreams"
Image Comics


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  Writer(s):
Kurt Busiek

Penciller(s):
Brent Eric Anderson

Inker(s):
Brent Eric Anderson

Colorist(s):
Electric Crayon
Steve Buccellato - 'Bucce'

Letterer(s):
Comicraft
Richard Alan Starkings - 'RS'

Editor(s):
Kurt Busiek

Cover Artist(s):
Alex Ross
 

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Cover Date: August 1995
Cover Price: US $ 2.25

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

There are other versions of this issue in the database:
Kurt Busiek's Astro City (1995) #1 DC Comics digital edition
Kurt Busiek's Astro City (1995) #1 Special Edition

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Synopsis:
Meet Astro City's greatest hero, Samaritan, who uses his job as the newspaper to find out and stop crimes and disasters. For a hero who spends his day defending others, can he ever find time for himself?

A day in the life of Samaritan. We meet Samaritan, a Superman-like character, who only uses his job at a newspaper as a way to find out about crimes and dissasters he needs to stop. All he does in dream of taking time out for himself and just flying, but there is never any time in the day.


Reprinted/Collected in:
Astro City (1999) TPB
Astro City (1999) #1
Astro City (1999) #1 (Variant Cover)
Kurt Busiek's Astro City (1995) HC vol. 01 (1st Printing)
Kurt Busiek's Astro City (1995) HC vol. 01 (2011 Edition)
Kurt Busiek's Astro City (1995) HC vol. 01 (Limited Signed Edition)
Kurt Busiek's Astro City (1995) TPB vol. 01 (1st Printing)
Kurt Busiek's Astro City (1995) TPB vol. 01 (2011 Edition)
Kurt Busiek's Astro City (1995) TPB vol. 01 (7th Printing)

Notes:
Includes ''Pullout Poster'' by Alex Ross.

Ranked #79 in Wizard Magazine's list of "100 Best Single Issue Comics Since You Were Born".


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