UPDATED: ASTRO CITY Series Finale Pushed Back Again

DC Comics April 2018 solicitations
Credit: Alex Ross (DC Comics/Vertigo)

Updated May 10, 2018: Astro City #52 is now set to be released June 27. DC Comics gave no reason for the change, however it is four weeks later than announced in April - and 10 weeks alter than its originally-solicited release.

Updated April 26, 2018: Astro City #52 has been re-scheduled to be released May 30 - six weeks past its originally solicited release date. This is the second delay that DC Comics has informed retailers of, and follows news that the publisher intends for the series to siege into standalone graphic novels.

Original Story: DC Comics has confirmed that Astro City #52 has been delayed. This will be the final issue of this volume of Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson's long-running superhero series, but is scheduled to return in a series of OGNS (as well as a television adaptation).

Astro City #52 is now scheduled to come out May 16, four weeks later than the originally-solicited April 18 release date. Astro City #51 was already delayed two weeks, with it pencilled in for an April 4 release currently.

Here is the updated solicitation for the final issue:

It’s the final issue of ASTRO CITY...for now. Michael Tenicek lost his world years ago. Now he may lose another, as ordinary life among the extraordinary takes a shattering turn. A character-focused finale to the ongoing Vertigo ASTRO CITY series, and a launch point for its new form. Guest-starring the Hanged Man, Honor Guard and more.
On sale May 16 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE

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