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Sunday, July 05, 2020

"Astro City"



Thanks to the success of "The Boys" TV series on Amazon Prime, development continues on Kurt Busiek's Vertigo superhero comic book title "Astro City" (1995) as an episodic series, for Freemantle Media, produced by Gregory Noveck ("Batman: Under the Red Hood"):


"..."Astro City" focuses on different groups and characters...


"...often taking the viewpoint of minor characters watching events unfoldnthrough their emotional and personal lives, in a universe of superheroes and villains.


"A backstory, goes back to the 19th century, showcasing superheroes the 'Old Soldier' and 'Ironhorse, the Human Locomotive'...


"...as well as back to pre-history including 'Coyotl' from pre-Columbian America.


"It's a thrill to be working with Freemantle Media on this," said Busiek.


"Everyone, at every turn, is supportive, helpful and completely focused on capturing the feel of 'Astro City'...bringing it to life as a TV show..."


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