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The Resource Kurt Busiek's 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

Kurt Busiek's 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
Kurt Busiek's Astro city : life in the big city
Title
Kurt Busiek's 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
  • 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
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
JRK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Busiek, Kurt
Dewey number
741.5973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Young Adult
LC call number
PN6727.B89
LC item number
A88 1996
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
  • Gaushell, John
  • 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
  • Graphic novels
  • Science fiction comic books, strips, etc
  • Superheroes
Label
Kurt Busiek's 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 category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In dreams -- Scoop -- Little knowledge -- Safeguards -- Reconnaissance -- Dinner at eight -- Infrastructure -- Cover gallery
Control code
ocm43653364
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9781563895517
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)43653364
Label
Kurt Busiek's 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 category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In dreams -- Scoop -- Little knowledge -- Safeguards -- Reconnaissance -- Dinner at eight -- Infrastructure -- Cover gallery
Control code
ocm43653364
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9781563895517
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)43653364

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