Astro City: The Dark Age Book One No.1

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Story Title: "Darkness Falls"

Cover Date: August 2005


Cover Price: $2.99

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

Publisher: Wildstorm Signature (Wildstorm and DC Comics Imprint)

Appearances: Royal Williams, Charles Williams, Honor Guard (The N-Forcer, The Silver Agent), Starfighter, Stumberjack*, The Old Soldier, Kaspian, Praetor, Jack-in-the-Box (Jack Johnson), The Apollo Eleven* (Aquarina*, Arthro*, Commander One*, Encephalon*, Gas Giant*, Ichthyos*, Kahoutek*, L.G.M.*, Nihil*, Shrff*, Strangeling*), The First Family (Augustus Furst, Julius Furst, Natalie Furst, Nick Furst), The Tourist*
* denotes first appearance


Mentions: The L.S.Deviant, Giant Spiders, Trolls, E.A.G.L.E., Hummingbird, The Blue Knight, Boss Diode

Narrative Voice: Alternating between Charles and Royal Williams

Date of Story: The story starts off on September 28-29, 1972 and goes through October 10 and a few days after that.


Headlines:
Nixon Up 4 Percent
Mitchell Controlled Secret G.O.P. Fund
Old Solider Fights For North Vietnam



Reprinted: The Dark Age Book One: Brothers and Other Strangers



Events: This issue's Events & Annotations list.