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No. 15
PublisherJeff Busby
First issueDecember,1987
Final issueOct-Dec 2000
Total issues39

Thaumaturgist was an irregularly published periodical by Jeff Busby which started with a December, 1987 issue #1. The last issue known is #39, (Oct-Dec 2000).

Originally called Short Sheet (starting around 1985), it was a newsletter used to keep in touch with customers containing reviews of books and props.[1]


  • No.15 (June-July 1990) - "Special Erdnase Issue", published on May 29, 1990, contained Busby's research on Erdnase.[2]


  1. Epoptica February 1988
  2. Man Who Was Erdnase by Bart Whaley, Martin Gardner, Jeff Busby (1991)