Kurt Busiek's Astro City Vol.1 No.4
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Story Title: "Safeguards"
Cover Date: November 1995
Cover Price: $2.25
Credits: Kurt Busiek (Writer), Brent Anderson (Art), Alex Ross (Cover and Back Cover Sketch), Richard Starkings and Comicraft (Lettering and Design), Steve Buccellato and Electric Crayon (Coloring and Production), Ann Huntington Busiek (Managing Editor), Art Nichols (Letter Column Background Art), George Tuska and Joe Sinnott (Silver Agent Figure Drawing)
Publisher: Image Comics
Marta*, The Hanged Man*, Winged Victory*, Byoosik's Bumblers, Darcy Conroy*, The Unholy Alliance* (Demolitia*, Flamethrower*, Glowworm*, Slamburger*, Spice*), The First Family* (Astra Furst*, Augustus Furst*, Julius Furst*, Natalie Furst*, Nick Furst*, Rex Zorus*)
* denotes first appearance
Marta - shares her perspectives as a Shadow Hills resident contrasted against her observations of the cultural differences she experiences working in downtown Astro City.
Date of Story: Three day in early to mid-November of 1995.
Reprinted: Life in the Big City
Events: This issue's Events & Annotations list.