Astro City (2013 series) #01-6 [SET] — Volume 01: Through Open Doors (A)

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ASTRO CITY is Back!

As the story begins, a mysterious door appears, heralding the arrival of the Ambassador.

But when an ordinary man is caught in a cosmic conflict, it is up to favorites like Samaritan and Honor Guard, as well as new heroes, to rise to the occasion and save the world!

Plus: a look at a woman who uses her super-powers to help bring adventure to the silver screen and more!

 

 

Collecting issues #1-6, with #1 the Regular "A" Cover.

 

 

Astro City (2013 series) #1 (Regular "A" Open the Door Cover - Alex Ross)
By Kurt Busiek & Brent Anderson. 
“Through Open Doors” pt 1 (of 2) 
ASTRO CITY is back in a new, ongoing monthly series that showcases old heroes and new, as The Ambassador comes to Earth, and an ordinary man is caught up in a cosmic conflict! Featuring the return of favorites like Samaritan and Honor Guard, and the debut of some new sensations! Plus, the seeds of a new mystery: Who is the Broken Man? The entire award-winning creative team is back to kick off a new epoch of the human and the super human. Get in on the ground floor of Astro City’s next epic!
Astro City (2013 series) #2
By Kurt Busiek & Brent Anderson. 
 “Welcome to HumanoGlobal”
When the Honor Guard charges into battle, they're not alone. They're backed by a crack support staff, from researchers to threat assessment teams to hotline switchboard clerks. And when one young woman gets the job offer of a lifetime, it opens the way to a world of wonder, of possibilities-and possibly, the greatest mistake of her life. The return of the acclaimed series continues, with a closeup look at the humans behind the super humans.
Astro City (2013 series) #3
By Kurt Busiek & Brent Anderson. 
 “Mistakes”
In the midst of all-out battle between Honor Guard and the Skullcrushers in the mountains of Ecuador, we see the human cost, as HG support staff member Marella Cowper wades into the middle of it. Why is she there? What will she find? And why does she consider it all her fault? The award winning ASTRO CITY continues to explore life in a superhuman world. Featuring the second half of a diptych cover by Alex Ross.
Astro City (2013 series) #4
By Kurt Busiek & Brent Anderson. 
“On the Sidelines” 
Mattie Sullivan isn't a super hero or a villain-she uses her telekinetic powers to do special effects for movies and television. But when she's forcibly 'recruited' by a new criminal mastermind, Mattie faces a choice: Will she fight, or will she continue to stay on the sidelines? A look into the lives of super humans who've taken different paths, and how they manage.
Astro City (2013 series) #5
By Kurt Busiek & Brent Anderson. 
“Thumbtacks & Yarn”
What secrets hide in Astro City's past? And what does the Broken Man fear? Take a look into the days before Astro City was renamed as you meet the Blasphemy Agency, watch Dame Progress battle Mister Cakewalk, and learn what lies behind the mask of Lord Saampa, the Serpent's Tongue, in a trio of revelatory adventures. Hints, portents, and mysteries unfold, as the Broken Man's story is explored.
Astro City (2013 series) #6
By Kurt Busiek & Brent Anderson. 
 “Through Open Doors” pt 2 (of 2)
The Ambassador, Cleopatra, The Ore-Master...what do they have to do with Thatcher Jerome, a mid-level mobster involved with business on Astro City's rivers? And how does all-out Super Hero battle change his world? A tale of opportunity, ambition and family ties-in a world where even the sky's not the limit.