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The Dark Age

The Dark Age( )
Author: Busiek, Kurt
Artist: Anderson, Brent Eric
Ross, Alex
ISBN:978-1-4012-5922-8
Publication Date:Apr 2015
Publisher:DC Comics
Imprint:Vertigo
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

Today, Astro City is a shining metropolis on a hill where super-heroes patrol the skies.  However, things were not always as bright as they are today.  In the early 1970's, in the wake of a global catastrophe, two brothers, one good and one evil must deal with family secrets and social upheaval, involving heroes from Jack-In-the-Box to the Blue Knight and the unsettling events leading to the final fate of the mysterious Silver Agent.  Find out why this era was so...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Comics & Graphic Novels / Superheroes
Fiction / Family Life / Siblings
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.63 x 10.18 x 0.34 Inches
Book Weight:0.98 Pounds
Author Biography
Busiek, Kurt (Author)
Alex Ross was born in 1968. He attended St. Alban's School in Washington, D.C. and graduated from Harvard University in 1990. It was there that he studied under composer Peter Lieberson and was a D.J. on the classical and underground rock departments of the college radio station. He earned a Harvard A.B. in English summa cum laude for a thesis on James Joyce. From the years, 1992-1996, Alex Ross was a music critic at the New York Times. He also wrote for the New Republic, Slate, and The London Review of Books. In 1993 he started contributing to The New Yorker and became a staff writer in 1996. In 2007 his released his first book in the U.S. entitled The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, a cultural history of music since 1900. This book received widespread crritical praise in the U.S. and earned a National Book Critics Circle Award, a spot on New York Times list of the ten best books of 2007, and a finalist citation for the Pulitzer Prize in general non-fiction. His second book - Listen to This- was published in September 2010. Alex Ross has also received a Holtzbrink fellowship at the American Academy in Berlin.

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