Samaritan faces turmoil in dreams that threaten his waking life. On a distant world,
the First Family are despised invaders. And for ex-convict Steeljack, the past is never
fully behind him. All part of life for Astro City's stars. But when you look at life...life looks back. In this two-part graphic novel, first a look in at Steeljack--from "The Tarnished Angel," one of ASTRO CITY's most popular stories--and how he's been getting by the last few years. When he's hired by a femme fatale from his past, he'll wind up in deep trouble, with no one to turn to.
Then, a spotlight on three generations of Jack-in-the-Box, as the second Jack-in-the-Box's son must decide whether to follow in the family footsteps or take another path. Also featuring the Trouble Boys, Mister Drama, the Weirdies and more.
The 14th volume in the award-winning ASTRO CITY series. Collects ASTRO CITY #26, #29-30 and #32-34.
Kurt Busiek was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He began writing comics professionally in 1982, selling stories to both DC and Marvel Comics in the same month, both of which appeared the same day. Since then, he's written series and characters ranging from MICKEY MOUSE to VAMPIRELLA, including AQUAMAN, SPIDER-MAN, CONAN, IRON MAN, the AVENGERS and more. He is best known for his co-creation ASTRO CITY, which has garnered numerous industry awards. He lives in the Pacific Northwest with his wife, Ann, and his two daughters.