Astro City: Astra Special No.2

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Previous Issue: Astro City: Astra Special No.1

Next Issue: Astro City: The Dark Age Book Four No.1


Story Title: "The Gordian Knot"

Cover Date: December 2009


Cover Price: $3.99

Credits: Kurt Busiek (Writer), Brent Anderson (Art), Alex Ross (Cover), John Roshell and Comicraft's Jimmy Betancourt (Design and Lettering), Wendy Broome (Colors), Scott Peterson (Editor), Kristy Quinn (Assistant Editor), Ann Huntington Busiek (Managing Editor)

Publisher: Wildstorm(DC Comics Imprint)

Appearances: Armageddon*, The First Family (Astra Furst, Augustus Furst, Julius Furst, Natalie Furst, Nick Furst, Rex), Matt Zimmer, Gordian Knot, Prince Gavrad*, Carissa*
* denotes first appearance


Mentions: Skysweeper

Narrative Voice: This two issue arc is a major departure from most Astro City comics to date, in that it uses very few narration captions to weave its tale.

Date of Story: Over a night in Late May or Early June 2009, continuing the same night as Astro City: Astra Special #1.



Reprinted: Shining Stars

Notes: The cover dress of this issue is designed to evoke that of a news magazine à la Time.



Events: This issue's Events & Annotations list.