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|Works:||Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra, American Dragon Jake Long, Hook|
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Relationship with Homestuck
Rufio, Dante Basco's character in the movie Hook, was a running gag and minor character throughout the webcomic Homestuck, most famously in a series of pages in which creator Andrew Hussie and a dying Rufio kiss.liveblogging Homestuck on the recommendation of his followers. The popularity of the character and the actor caused much discussion in the Homestuck fandom about the event, with many jokes and some fanart created in tribute to it. The crack ship of Hussie x Basco gained traction.
Hussie himself responded to the news on Twitter, and even added a small greeting to Basco on the main page header of Homestuck.Template:Needs Citation Basco in turn thanked Hussie and the Homestuck fandom for being so welcoming on his Twitter account. Dante Basco eventually reached the section of him and Hussie kissing on June 29, 2012, which he also posted about on his Tumblr blog. The post received over 8000 notes within 2 weeks after being posted and was also reblogged by Hussie himself.