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Busiek, Kurt

Overview
Works: 454 works in 754 publications in 7 languages and 14,580 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Young adult works  Juvenile works 
Roles: Scenarist
Classifications: PN6728.S9, 741.5973
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Kurt Busiek
Publications by Kurt Busiek
Most widely held works about Kurt Busiek
 
Most widely held works by Kurt Busiek
Kurt Busiek's Astro city : life in the big city by Kurt Busiek( Book )
36 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,926 libraries worldwide
Collects the first six volumes of the comic-book series "Astro City," which chronicles the hopes, dreams, and trials of ordinary people and superheroes in a city with a long history of protection from such powerful figures as Samaritan and Winged Victory
Marvels by Kurt Busiek( Book )
41 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,343 libraries worldwide
Marvel Comics brings back Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross' fully painted retelling of key moments in the birth of the Marvel Universe, as seen through the eyes of an innocent bystander
Astro City : local heroes by Kurt Busiek( Book )
22 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 676 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of nine short comic stories about extraordinary happenings from the perspective of some of the inhabitants of Astro City
Superman : secret identity by Kurt Busiek( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 587 libraries worldwide
Collects the four-story miniseries about Clark Kent's life as Superman, and his struggle to maintain his secret identity as a boy, a man, a father and finally, a grandfather
The wizard's tale by Kurt Busiek( Book )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 323 libraries worldwide
Bafflerog Rumplewhisker, the wizard, is commanded to find the Book of Worse to ensure evil's eternal domination of the land of Ever-Night
Conan by Kurt Busiek( Book )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories that follow Conan's travels from the mystical horrors of the north to the treachury of human civilization. Includes Conan's first meeting with Thoth-amon, the sorcerer who will become his greatest foe
JLA/Avengers by Kurt Busiek( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Superman, Batman, and the other members of the JLA join forces with Captain America, Iron Man, and the many other Avengers to fight a threat so immense it threatens two entire dimensions. Features introductions by Stan Lee and Julie Schwartz as well as a cover gallery by George Pérez and Tom Smith
JLA : syndicate rules by Kurt Busiek( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Seeking retribution for the upheavals in their antimatter universe, the Crime Syndicate of Amerika of Earth 2 brings chaos to Earth. The Weaponers of Qward of the antimatter universe take advantage of the situation and threaten both teams and everyone on earth with a terrible new super weapon
Superman by Kurt Busiek( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
The Man of Steel has returned to Metropolis and must battle to rout Intergang out of Metropolis! He also faces trouble with Lois, looming problems involving Lana Lang, and a dangerous new discovery in Kazakhstan. Get ready for an action-packed saga that tears a swath across Eastern Europe!
Superman by Kurt Busiek( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
In the aftermath of Infinite Crisis, Superman, Earth's greatest defender, is mysteriously without his powers
Astro City : the dark age by Kurt Busiek( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
"Collecting the first eight chapters of the 16-part 'Dark Age' saga, revealing the history of Astro City and shedding light on some of its greatest heroes! Book One, now in trade paperback, takes place in the early 1970s and follows two brothers-- with one becoming a hero and the other taking a far different path. Along the way, the long-standing secret tale of the Silver Agent and his fate is told at last, as the story shifts back to the 1950s and what made the Williams brothers turn out so differently"--Publisher's web site
Superman-- back in action by Kurt Busiek( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Superman returns in time to join the planet's shock when churches, statues, bridges, islands, and even heroes start disappearing from the Earth and showing up in an intergallactic bidding war led by the Auctioneer. Only Superman can save the day, but what happens when he becomes the latest item open for bids?
Conan by Kurt Busiek( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Eisner award-winning writer Kurt Busiek (JLA/Avengers, Astro City), Eisner award-nominated artist Cary Nord (Daredevil), and Eisner award-winning color artist Dave Stewart (Ultimate Fantastic Four, DC: The New Frontier) continue their groundbreaking run on Dark Horse's best-selling Conan series with an adaptation of one of Robert E. Howard's greatest Conan tales, "The Tower of the Elephant"! Fed up with both civilization and mysticism, Conan travels to the infamous City of Thieves to take out his frustrations. When a bar fight uncovers the legend of the impregnable Tower of the Elephant, he becomes determined to rob it, setting out on a quest unlike any he's undertaken - one that will involve new comrades, sudden death, horrifying creatures, and gruesome unsettling fates for both gods and men
Superman : shadows linger by Kurt Busiek( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 223 libraries worldwide
Superman battles the sinister Insect Queen, a villain with mysterious connections to Lana Lang
Superman by Kurt Busiek( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Superman faces a crisis brought on by Redemption, a new superhero whose divine powers are challenging Superman's faith in humanity and in himself. In three tales, the Man of Steel's journey of discovery will take him from his childhood home in Smallville to Suicide Slum in Metropolis to a Kryptonian underworld. Can Superman resist the temptations of power and sin or will he be in need of some redemption himself?
Superman : the third Kryptonian! by Kurt Busiek( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Even as Superman discovers that there is another Kryptonian on Earth, an alien mercenary intent on destroying all remnants of the Kryptonian race arrives on the planet
Shock rockets. We have ignition by Kurt Busiek( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
It's 2087 A.D. In the wake of a devastating alien war, Earth is protected by the Shockrockets--an unbeatable squadron of hi-tech aerial fighter craft, built from a fusion of captured alien technology and the best Earth has to offer and manned by the world's most elite pilots
Superman. the weight of the world by Kurt Busiek( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
"The Man of Steel defends Metropolis from harm, but now he faces a dilemma: Are his heroics only making things worse? It all leads to a brawl between Superman and Arion of Atlantis miles beneath the Atlantic. But can Superman's Kryptonian might stand up to the magic of a sorcerer? And what will the outcome of the battle mean for the fate of the world?"--Publisher's website
Superman : 3-2-1 action! by Kurt Busiek( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
What happens when Superman's pal Jimmy Olsen becomes a superhuman himself? All of a sudden, Jimmy has developed an ever-changing array of incredible powers, landing him on the front lines of the battle against all who would menace Metropolis as the city's newst superhero, Mr. Action
Avengers forever by Kurt Busiek( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Follows the continuing adventures of the Avengers, including Goliath, Iron Man, Scarlet Witch, She-Hulk, Warbird, and Wasp
 
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Busiek
Languages
English (152)
Spanish (13)
French (5)
German (1)
Danish (1)
Italian (1)
Polish (1)
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