In this episode we will discuss volume 2 issues #4-5 of Kurt Busiek's Astro City titled "New Kid in Town" & "Learning the Game". These issues are part 1 and 2 of the six part Confession story arc featuring the Confessor and the origin of his sidekick, Altar Boy. This also marks the beginning of his long form story telling in the series.
This podcast series is an issue by issue rating and review show for the creator owned series Kurt Busiek's Astro City. The series is the creation of writer Kurt Busiek and artists Brent Anderson on interior art with Alex Ross on character design and covers. The series examines the world of superheroes from different angles looking from a point of view of bystanders, supervillains, and the costs of being a superhero.
Your host Dr. G the Man of Nerdology and his Rogues Gallery of co-hosts will discuss plot, the art, the writing, and the impact of each issue. We will look at the influences of the series and on the series as it explores the superhero genre.
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