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The Resource Astro city : life in the big city, Kurt Busiek, writer ; Brent E. Anderson, artist ; Richard Starkings and Comicraft's John Gaushell, lettering & design ; Steve Buccelato and Electric Crayon, color art ; Alex Ross, covers ; Busiek, Anderson & Ross, architects & city planners

Astro city : life in the big city, Kurt Busiek, writer ; Brent E. Anderson, artist ; Richard Starkings and Comicraft's John Gaushell, lettering & design ; Steve Buccelato and Electric Crayon, color art ; Alex Ross, covers ; Busiek, Anderson & Ross, architects & city planners

Label
Astro city : life in the big city
Title
Astro city
Title remainder
life in the big city
Title number
vol. 1
Title part
life in the big city
Statement of responsibility
Kurt Busiek, writer ; Brent E. Anderson, artist ; Richard Starkings and Comicraft's John Gaushell, lettering & design ; Steve Buccelato and Electric Crayon, color art ; Alex Ross, covers ; Busiek, Anderson & Ross, architects & city planners
Title variation
  • Kurt Busiek's Astro city
  • Life in the big city
Title variation remainder
life in the big city
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collects the first six volumes of the comic-book series "Astro City," which chronicles the hopes, dreams, and trials of ordinary people and superheroes in a city with a long history of protection from such powerful figures as Samaritan and Winged Victory
Member of
Summary
Graphic short stories present the superheroes of Astro City, and the citizens who are affected by the many superbeings who live there
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
Harvey Awards, Best Graphic Album - Previously Published, 1997.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
077413
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Busiek, Kurt
Dewey number
741.5/973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6728.A79
LC item number
B77 2011
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Anderson, Brent Eric
  • Starkings, Richard
  • Buccellato, Steve
  • Ross, Alex
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Kurt Busiek's Astro City
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Superheroes
  • Graphic novels
  • Science fiction comic books, strips, etc
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Astro city : life in the big city, Kurt Busiek, writer ; Brent E. Anderson, artist ; Richard Starkings and Comicraft's John Gaushell, lettering & design ; Steve Buccelato and Electric Crayon, color art ; Alex Ross, covers ; Busiek, Anderson & Ross, architects & city planners
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published as Kurt Busiek's Astro city v. 1 #1-6."
  • Introduction by Kurt Busiek
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
In dreams -- Scoop -- Little knowledge -- Safeguards -- Reconnaissance -- Dinner at eight -- Infrastructure -- Cover gallery
Control code
ocn754070555
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
192 p.
Isbn
9781401232610
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Lccn
2012376788
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
chiefly col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)754070555
Label
Astro city : life in the big city, Kurt Busiek, writer ; Brent E. Anderson, artist ; Richard Starkings and Comicraft's John Gaushell, lettering & design ; Steve Buccelato and Electric Crayon, color art ; Alex Ross, covers ; Busiek, Anderson & Ross, architects & city planners
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published as Kurt Busiek's Astro city v. 1 #1-6."
  • Introduction by Kurt Busiek
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
In dreams -- Scoop -- Little knowledge -- Safeguards -- Reconnaissance -- Dinner at eight -- Infrastructure -- Cover gallery
Control code
ocn754070555
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
192 p.
Isbn
9781401232610
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Lccn
2012376788
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
chiefly col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)754070555

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