Kurt Busiek's Astro City Vol.1 No.2

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Story Title: "The Scoop"

Cover Date: September 1995


Cover Price: $2.25

Credits: Kurt Busiek (Writer), Brent Anderson (Art), Alex Ross (Cover & Back Cover Character Sketch), Richard Starkings and Comicraft (Lettering and Design), Steve Buccellato and Electric Crayon (Coloring and Production), Ann Huntington Busiek (Managing Editor), Curt Swan and Murphy Anderson (Samaritan Figure Drawing), Art Nichols (Letter Column Background Art)

Publisher: Image Comics

Appearances: Elliot Mills*, The Silver Agent*, Karnus*, Shirak*, Ravagers*, Honor Guard (Cleopatra I*, Kitkat*, Leopardman*, Max O'Millions*, The N-Forcer, The Silver Agent, Starwoman*), The Bouncing Beatnik*, The Old Soldier*
* denotes first appearance


Mentions: Samaritan, The Living Nightmare, The Experimentals, The First Family, The All-American, The Lamplighter, The Frontiersman, The Astro-Naut, Commando K, The Legions of Midnight

Narrative Voice:

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Elliot Mills - telling a tale of his past to a young reporter.

Date of Story: Wrapper events happen on or about August 9th, 1995. The flashback portions center on a few dates over the late summer of 1959.


Headlines:
Japan Surrenders
Trolley Delayed By Shark
First Family To City: Good-Bye!
Caped "Samaritan" Saves Challenger
Rex & Natalie It's A Girl!
Who Are The Experimentals
Aliens Routed By Honor Guard
Astro-Naut Exposes Fifth Columnists
Unmasked!
Commando K Lost Near Pyongyang
Final Frontier
Samaritan Checks Nightmare Rampage



Reprinted: Life in the Big City



Events: This issue's Events & Annotations list.