A witty portrait of life in a metropolis inhabited by super-powered heroes and villains, the critically acclaimed ASTRO CITY: LOCAL HEROES offers a realistic portrayal of the effect that these supernatural beings would have on the lives of ordinary humans. Told through the eyes and experiences of regular people, this enthralling volume includes tales of a woman's tragic attempt to expose a hero's true identity, a young lawyer's resourceful arguments to save his super-villain client, and a powerless doorman's act of selfless heroism.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ragwaine - LibraryThing
Oh the (super)humanity! It's been a while since I read Astro City but it's everything I remember it being. I feel like I'm watching a mashup of Barney Miller and old Hulk reruns. I really thought this ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Rosa.Mill - LibraryThing
Another great book from Busiek in the Astro City collection. This book brings together several different tales where the only consistent character as through the entire series, is the city itself ... Read full review