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Busiek, Kurt

Overview
Works: 661 works in 1,216 publications in 8 languages and 17,639 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Comics (Graphic works)  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Superhero comics  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction comics  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Creator, Author of introduction, Scenarist
Classifications: PN6727.B89, 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
Marvels by Kurt Busiek( Book )
57 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,496 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
Kurt Busiek's Astro city : life in the big city by Kurt Busiek( Book )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 942 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
The adventures of Superhero Girl by Faith Erin Hicks( Book )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 858 libraries worldwide
"What if you can leap tall buildings and defeat alien monsters with your bare hands, but you buy your capes at secondhand stores and have a weakness for kittens? Cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks brings charming humor to the trials and tribulations of a young, female superhero, battling monsters both supernatural and mundane in an all-too-ordinary world"--Publisher's web site
Superman : secret identity by Kurt Busiek( Book )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 620 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
Kurt Busiek's Astro city : family album by Kurt Busiek( Book )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
Presents stories about the heroes, villains, and other citizens who inhabit the cartoon world of Astro City, and the crimes and mysteries that accompany them
Superman by Kurt Busiek( Book )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 332 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!
Astro City : local heroes by Kurt Busiek( Book )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of nine short comic stories about extraordinary happenings from the perspective of some of the inhabitants of Astro City
Kurt Busiek's Astro City : the tarnished angel by Kurt Busiek( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
Steeljak, the Steel-Jacketed Man, is paroled from prison and sets off in search of a peaceful life, until his past begins to catch up with him
The wizard's tale by Kurt Busiek( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 304 libraries worldwide
Bafflerog Rumplewhisker is an evil wizard whose job is to find the long-lost Book of Worse, which holds magical spells that can crush the forces of goodness and light forever. There's only one problem. This kindhearted wizard's heart's just not into it. So what does he do when he has to go on a quest to end all hope and light and freedom for everyone in the world?
Kurt Busiek's Astro City : confession by Kurt Busiek( Book )
10 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
A small-town boy comes to the wondrous metropolis of Astro City in hopes of becoming one of its renowned superheroes and finds himself face to face with its dark side
Tooth and claw by Kurt Busiek( Book )
4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and French and held by 295 libraries worldwide
"When the wizards of the Autumnlands reach through time to bring back a legendary hero, they don't get the savior they expected. But in a shattered, besieged city, he's their only hope of survival-and possibly their entire world's, as well"--
Conan by Kurt Busiek( Book )
9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
"When the internationally famous barbarian hero returned to comics, with an all-new fresh start by award-winning writer Kurt Busiek (JLA/Avengers, Astro City) and dynamic artists Cary Nord, Thomas Yeates, and Dave Stewart, the result was instant sell-outs and multiple printings to keep up with the demand. Now Conan's earliest adventures are collected in a handsome 192-page collection. Catch all the action and savagery as he wars with the murderous Vanir, meets the Frost Giant's Daughter, and is taken as a slave by the ancient sorcerers of Hyperborea! This top-selling new series faithfully expands on original author Robert E. Howard's literary creation. Collecting issues #0-#6 and fourteen pages from issue #7 of the ongoing series."--Publisher's website
Astro City : the dark age by Kurt Busiek( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and held by 247 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
Astro City by Kurt Busiek( Book )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
"Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson launch their next epic in the world of Astro City when a mysterious door appears, heralding the arrival of the Ambassador. But when an ordinary man is caught in a cosmic conflict, it is up to favorites like Samaritan and Honor Guard, as well as new heroes, to rise to the occasion and save the world! Astro City #1-6"--
JLA/Avengers by Kurt Busiek( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 222 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 immese it threatens two entire dimensions
Conan by Kurt Busiek( Book )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 219 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
Shock rockets. We have ignition by Kurt Busiek( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 214 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
JLA : syndicate rules by Kurt Busiek( Book )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 209 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
Conan by Kurt Busiek( Book )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 209 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
Astro City by Kurt Busiek( Book )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
"Starring the adventures of Astro City's most popular heroes, collecting ASTRO CITY: SAMARITAN #1, ASTRO CITY: ASTRA #1-2, ASTRO CITY: SILVER AGENT #1-2 and ASTRO CITY: BEAUTIE #1. Astra Furst, a third-generation super hero of Astro City, is graduating from college. It's a time of friends and family, new opportunities, changing relationships - and danger! Featuring the First Family, the creatures of Monstro City, a new hero team and more on a graduation night nobody's ever going to forget! Also in this volume: at last, the full story of the Silver Agent's fateful journey through time is revealed - including his origin, his greatest battles and his ultimate fate. Plus, Samaritan has his annual dinner with the Infidel, and Beautie, the life-size super-powered fashion-doll member of Honor Guard, doesn't know who she is. Now, she's determined to get answers"--
 
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Alternative Names
Busiek
Busiek 1960-
Kurt Bjusik
Kurt Busiek Amerikaans striptekenaar
Kurt Busiek dessinateur américain
Kurt Busiek fumettista statunitense
Kurt Busiek US-amerikanischer Comic-Autor
Курт Бьюсек
Курт Бјусик
کرت بوسیک
뷰식, 커트 1960-
커트 뷰식 미국의 만화가
カート・ビュシーク
Languages
English (190)
French (8)
Spanish (5)
German (3)
Polish (3)
Italian (2)
Japanese (1)
Danish (1)
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