Kurt Busiek was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He began writing comics professionally in 1982, selling stories to both DC and Marvel Comics in the same month, both of which appeared the same day. Since then, he's written series and characters ranging from Mickey Mouse to Vampirella, including Aquaman, Spider-Man, Conan, Iron Man, the Avengers and more. He is best known for the Marvels series and for his co-creation Astro City, both of which have garnered numerous industry awards. He lives in the Pacific Northwest with his wife, Ann, and his two daughters. He spends far too much time on the Internet.
A spiritual sequel of sorts to Secret Identity...has all the makings of another great superhero story. -IGN Destined to sit with the great Batman stories, this is a must-read...a beautiful story well told. -Comicosity A crime and horror hybrid. -A.V. Club One of those rare instances of artistic synergy that transcends other Bat tales and resonates long after reading. -Syfy