(January 1997)

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Volume
2
Price
2.50 USD; 3.45 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Homage Comics
Brand
Homage Comics; Image
Barcode
?
Editing
Jonathan Peterson (editor in chief); Jim Lee (publisher); Ann Huntington Busiek (managing editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Astro City / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Ross (painted)
Inks
Alex Ross (painted)
Colors
Alex Ross (painted)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Confessor
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Learning the Game (Table of Contents: 1)

Astro City / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek
Pencils
Brent E. Anderson
Inks
Will Blyberg
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
John G. Roshell; Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
Altar Boy [Brian Kinney]; Confessor; Mr. Tugliewski; Honor Guard [Samaritan; N-Forcer; Beautie; Quarrel]; Crackerjack
Synopsis
Brian Kinney begins his training as the Confessor's sidekick Altar Boy, but is frustrated by all the mysteries surrounding the Confessor. Though Brian wants to solve the Shadow Hill murders, Altar Boy's first big solo case involves uncovering the truth behind a seemingly rogue Crackerjack.
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Indexer Notes

Homages in this story include Gibson, Fass Gardens, Grandenetti Cathedral, Robinson Prep, Sprang House, and Mooney's. Winged Victory's controversial schools are mentioned on a TV news report. The Chessmen, including Sean Hanrahan, the original Queen's Bishop, are mentioned in Brian's training. At the Astro Mart there are Zot!, Little Lulu, Groo, Air Ace, and First Family comics on the rack. Part 2 of 6.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Astro City
  2. 1. Learning the Game
    Astro City
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