Kurt Busiek's Astro City Vol.2 No.16
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Story Title: "The Tarnished Angel"
Cover Date: March 1999
Cover Price: $2.50
Credits: Kurt Busiek (Writer), Brent Anderson (Pencils), Will Blyberg (Inker), Alex Ross (Cover), John Roshell (Design and Lettering), Alex Sinclair (Colors), Ann Huntington Busiek (Managing Editor), John Layman (Editor)
Publisher: Homage Comics(Wildstorm/DC Comics Imprint)
Steeljack, Donnelly Ferguson, The Wolfhound*, El Hombre, Los Hermanos*, Getaway*, The Platinum Blonde*, Honor Guard (Cleopatra I, El Hombre, Leopardman, Mermaid, The N-Forcer, The Silver Agent, Starwoman), Honor Guard (Cleopatra I, El Hombre, Hummingbird (Original), Mermaid, Mirage, The N-Forcer, The Silver Agent), Honor Guard (The Black Rapier, El Hombre, Hummingbird (Original), Mermaid, Mirage, The N-Forcer, Starfighter*), Pyramid, Bravo*, The Assemblyman (Villain)*, The Irregulars (Alligator*, Bravo, Orphan*, Skitter*, Switchblade*, Umbra*)
* denotes first appearance
El Hombre shares a tale of his past with Steeljack and Donnelly Ferguson
Steeljack narrates the main sequence
Date of Story:
A single night, about a week or so following the previous issue. Set in the "present."
The flashbacks cover the range of El Hombre's career, from the late 1950s until 1973.
Reprinted: The Tarnished Angel
Events: This issue's Events & Annotations list.