"A superpowered convict must turn detective to protect his community. A young lawyer becomes entangled with a chilling avenger. A television actor finds himself playing superhero for real. A living cartoon reflects on his strange life. And much more, including a guide to Astro City's heroes, history, and neighborhoods illustrated by an all-star roster of artists. Star creators KURT BUSIEK, BRENT ANDERSON, ALEX ROSS, and friends bring you more stories that changed how we think about superheroes. Collects ASTRO CITY, VOL. 2 #13-22; ASTRO CITY: LOCAL HEROES #1-5; ASTRO CITY SPECIAL #1; portions of 9-11: THE WORLD'S FINEST COMIC BOOK WRITERS & ARTISTS TELL STORIES TO REMEMBER #2; and ASTRO CITY: A VISITOR'S GUIDE."