Astro City: Local Heroes No.1

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Story Title: "Newcomers"

Cover Date: April 2003

Cover Price: $2.95

Credits: Kurt Busiek (Writer), Brent Anderson (Art), Alex Ross (Cover), Comicraft's John Roshell (Lettering and Design), Alex Sinclair (Colors), Kristy Quinn (Assistant Editor), Ben Abernathy (Editor), Ann Huntington Busiek (Managing Editor)

Publisher: Homage Comics (Wildstorm and DC Comics Imprint)

Appearances: Pete Donacek*, The N-Forcer, Ragged Tom*, Ragamuffins*, The Confessor (Jeremiah Parrish), Samaritan, Tentacus*, Crackerjack, Quarrel (Jessica Darlene Taggart), The Sweet Adelines Gang*, The Unholy Alliance (Demolitia, Slamburger), Cleopatra (Sarah Brandeis), Jack-in-the-Box (Roscoe James), The Destructoids*, Honor Guard (Beautie, The Black Rapier, M.P.H., The N-Forcer, Quarrel, Samaritan)
* denotes first appearance

Mentions: The First Family, The Silver Agent, Starfighter, The Confessor, The Silversmith, The Irregulars, Redline, Winged Victory, The Crossbreed, Dr. Nautilus

Narrative Voice:


Pete Donacek

Date of Story: The story takes place over a single day in April of 2003. Flashbacks cover several periods from 1988 to 1991.

Reprinted: Local Heroes

Events: This issue's Events & Annotations list.