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Herocopia, the officially sanctioned, fan-developed website for all things relating to the award winning comic series, Astro City. Biographies of heroes and villains, information on special places, insights on supporting cast, ordinary citizens and events, background details on weapons, headquarters, gadgets and gear. Along with histories, issue summaries, annotations, time-lines, and fan speculation galore. It's all here and we welcome you to join in the fun.
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Astra Furst
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To paraphrase an old Lovin' Spoonful song "She's a big girl now!"
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Born to a famous family, Astra Furst, has been blessed and cursed with media attention focused on her activities from infancy to adolescence. Now she's a young women, with another major life passage, her College graduation, to be experienced and shared with the world at large. Or so the paparazzi and gossip programs hope. It's sure to be a major event, no doubt filled with excitement and a surprise or two. But there have been many other surprises in Astra Furst's fascinating pathway to adulthood...
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Silver Agent
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He burst upon Astro City and the world in the late 1950s. Part of a growing wave of good masks dedicated to protecting society from the bad masks. Only one problem, sometimes society in its desire to see things in simple terms like win or lose, and black and white, overlook the human aspects behind the masks, showing little to no appreciation for their efforts, especially during the bad times. The Silver Agent, more so than any other good mask, endured those harsh judgments, and during the Dark Age of Astro City they peaked...
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The Pyramid Organization
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Jitterjack, a top assassin; Platypus a mid-ranking crime boss; coded team level names like Tiger and Jackal. Pyramid is a worldwide, well organized, well financed criminal enterprise. Its activities during the Dark Age of Astro City and America are intense, ambitious and ongoing. It's also a growing empire spreading its influences around the globe. New members are being recruited, including...
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Cleopatra II
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Sarah Brandeis was a regular working woman, assisting Dr. McGillicuddy, an archaeologist investigating a somewhat insignificant historical site. But then they discover the Gem of Thebis, a necklace with great magical powers. After that, Sarah's life is changed forever.
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Dr. Gearbox
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For many years Dr. Gearbox acted both as a supplier of robotics technology to the superhuman criminal community, and on his own, using his robots in numerous attempts to seize or extort wealth from banks, governments and other sources.
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Quarrel II
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Her early years were spent working with the Omega Rangers. It was the proving grounds for her later invitation to join Honor Guard. Quarrel is the epitome of hard work leading to realized ambitions. Her story starts at a young age, daughter of an infamous and not so successful criminal...
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Latest Issue: Astro City: Astra Special #2 (of 2)
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The Gordian Knot
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It's about fitting in, being normal. Her special powers and the notoriety of her family make that difficult. Now, at the threshold of her adult life-journey, she finds the goal of achieving some form of "normal" just as elusive as ever. Businesses want her for the novelty of having a celebrity on their payroll, gossip tabloids want to publicize every second of her activities, the privater the better. How does she fit in? More importantly, where does she fit in and can her boy friend, Matt; help her feel she is making the right choices?
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Recent Issue: Astro City: Astra Special #1 (of 2)
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Graduation Day
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It's a big turning point for Astra Furst, the third-generation Super Hero of Astro City! Last we saw her, she was a 10-year-old girl playing hopscotch. Today she's graduating from college. It's a time of friends and family, new opportunities, new dangers, and changing relationships. Featuring the First Family, the creatures of Monstro City, a new hero team and more in a graduation night nobody's ever going to forget!

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Herocopia, the officially sanctioned, fan-developed website for all things relating to the award winning comic series, Astro City. Biographies of heroes and villains, information on special places, insights on supporting cast, ordinary citizens and events, background details on weapons, headquarters, gadgets and gear. Along with histories, issue summaries, annotations, time-lines, and fan speculation galore. It's all here and we welcome you to join in the fun.


Featured Articles [edit] Astra Furst

To paraphrase an old Lovin' Spoonful song "She's a big girl now!"

Born to a famous family, Astra Furst, has been blessed and cursed with media attention focused on her activities from infancy to adolescence. Now she's a young women, with another major life passage, her College graduation, to be experienced and shared with the world at large. Or so the paparazzi and gossip programs hope. It's sure to be a major event, no doubt filled with excitement and a surprise or two. But there have been many other surprises in Astra Furst's fascinating pathway to adulthood...


More... [edit] Silver Agent

He burst upon Astro City and the world in the late 1950s. Part of a growing wave of good masks dedicated to protecting society from the bad masks. Only one problem, sometimes society in its desire to see things in simple terms like win or lose, and black and white, overlook the human aspects behind the masks, showing little to no appreciation for their efforts, especially during the bad times. The Silver Agent, more so than any other good mask, endured those harsh judgments, and during the Dark Age of Astro City they peaked...


More... [edit] The Pyramid Organization

Jitterjack, a top assassin; Platypus a mid-ranking crime boss; coded team level names like Tiger and Jackal. Pyramid is a worldwide, well organized, well financed criminal enterprise. Its activities during the Dark Age of Astro City and America are intense, ambitious and ongoing. It's also a growing empire spreading its influences around the globe. New members are being recruited, including...

More... [edit] Cleopatra II

Sarah Brandeis was a regular working woman, assisting Dr. McGillicuddy, an archaeologist investigating a somewhat insignificant historical site. But then they discover the Gem of Thebis, a necklace with great magical powers. After that, Sarah's life is changed forever.

More... [edit] Dr. Gearbox

For many years Dr. Gearbox acted both as a supplier of robotics technology to the superhuman criminal community, and on his own, using his robots in numerous attempts to seize or extort wealth from banks, governments and other sources.

More... [edit] Quarrel II

Her early years were spent working with the Omega Rangers. It was the proving grounds for her later invitation to join Honor Guard. Quarrel is the epitome of hard work leading to realized ambitions. Her story starts at a young age, daughter of an infamous and not so successful criminal...

More... [edit] Latest Issue: Astro City: Astra Special #2 (of 2)

The Gordian Knot

It's about fitting in, being normal. Her special powers and the notoriety of her family make that difficult. Now, at the threshold of her adult life-journey, she finds the goal of achieving some form of "normal" just as elusive as ever. Businesses want her for the novelty of having a celebrity on their payroll, gossip tabloids want to publicize every second of her activities, the privater the better. How does she fit in? More importantly, where does she fit in and can her boy friend, Matt; help her feel she is making the right choices?


[edit] Recent Issue: Astro City: Astra Special #1 (of 2)

Graduation Day

It's a big turning point for Astra Furst, the third-generation Super Hero of Astro City! Last we saw her, she was a 10-year-old girl playing hopscotch. Today she's graduating from college. It's a time of friends and family, new opportunities, new dangers, and changing relationships. Featuring the First Family, the creatures of Monstro City, a new hero team and more in a graduation night nobody's ever going to forget!