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Stuff Said 050: Kurt Busiek

(contains brief adult language)



  • Kurt Busiek’s website and Twitter
  • The other assistant editors: Marc Sumerak (my successor) & Glenn Greenberg (my predecessor)
  • Gold Kryptonite
  • Mohel/Moyel
  • “Day of the Losers”, by Dick Francis
  • From Kurt’s THUNDERBOLTS pitch…the first page and the last page, from July, 1996:TBolts_01 TBolts_02
  • Mentioned in this episode were the episodes where I talked to Tom Brevoort, Jim Kreuger, Mark Waid and Richard Starkings.
  • Haywire, The Swordsman and Magdalena are put in the green room for use by other creators in the AVENGERS/SQUADRON SUPREME 1998 Annual:HaywireStays
  • Heavy metals poisoning
  • The American Society of Dental Surgeons
  • From VAMPIRELLA #62 (1977), Starpatch, Mother Blitz, Quark and Crouchback:Vampi
  • From UNTOLD TALES OF SPIDER-MAN #21, the original X-Men and their snazzy lingo:UTOS-Xmen
  • Dignity, Always Dignity (from SINGING IN THE RAIN):
  • A Kymellian:whitey
  • Stuart Immonen
  • Kurt’s original drawing/design for ASTRO CITY’S Starwoman (from the back matter of the ASTRO CITY: LIFE IN THE BIG CITY):Starwoman
  • Kurt’s Squadron Supreme joke from JLA/AVENGERS:JLA-AV_Joke
  • Jello Man (and Wobbly)!JelloMan
  • Support “Stuff Said” (right over there on the top right side of the webpage)
  • (Read the first chapter of PIX: ONE WEIRDEST WEEKEND for FREE!)
  • “Stuff Said Theme” by Craig Chin (also on Soundcloud)
  • Other music/audio: Molly Shannon as Sally O’Malley from Saturday Night Live, “She is Staggering (instrumental)” by Polaris, “Pocket Full of Kryptonite” by The Spin Doctors, Jell-o commercial jingle, an excerpt from “Todd Glass” off the Comedy Death Ray compilation album.






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