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Brian Wood's history of published work includes over fifty volumes of genre-spanning original material.

From the 1500-page future war epic DMZ, the ecological disaster series The Massive, the American crime drama Briggs Land, and the groundbreaking lo-fi dystopia Channel Zero he has a 20-year track record of marrying thoughtful world-building and political commentary with compelling and diverse characters.

His YA novels - Demo, Local, The New York Four, and Mara - have made YALSA and New York Public Library best-of lists. His historical fiction - the viking series Northlanders, the American Revolution-centered Rebels, and the norse-samurai mashup Sword Daughter - are benchmarks in the comic book industry.

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Brian Wood My two Image books: Starve (out in May), and Black Road (out in Sept). No superhero stuff on my desk at the moment. I'm really a creator-owned guy, an…moreMy two Image books: Starve (out in May), and Black Road (out in Sept). No superhero stuff on my desk at the moment. I'm really a creator-owned guy, and after this last couple years of superhero and licensed work, I want to do more original projects.(less)
Brian Wood I was contracted to write those 12 issues, and was asked to leave it open enough that more stories could come. I don't know what the exact plan is now…moreI was contracted to write those 12 issues, and was asked to leave it open enough that more stories could come. I don't know what the exact plan is now, but Fox really likes these characters, so fingers crossed. I'd write more if I can. Thanks for the question. Zula's one of my favorites as well.(less)
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DMZ, Vol. 1: On the Ground

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DMZ, Vol. 6: Blood in the Game

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DMZ, Vol. 7: War Powers

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100 PAGES OF THE NEW YORK FOUR

Today sees the direct market release of THE NEW YORK FOUR, and to help a book that sort of flew under the radar at DC get some eyeballs on it, I’m giving away a DRM-free high-red PDF download of the first hundred pages of the book, here:

http://www.brianwood.com/NY4preview/

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DMZ, Vol. 1: On the Ground DMZ, Vol. 2: Body of a Jour... DMZ, Vol. 3: Public Works ZDM: Fogo Amigo ZDM: Sangue em Jogo ZDM: Corações e Mentes ZDM: Punição Coletiva
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Northlanders, Vol. 1: Sven ... Northlanders, Vol. 2: The C... Northlanders, Vol. 3: Blood... Northlanders, Vol. 4: The P... Northlanders, Vol. 5: Metal... Northlanders, Vol. 6: Thor'... Northlanders, Vol. 7: The I...
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Demo: The Collection Demo, Vol. 2
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“You sorta lose the fear of failure when everyone thinks you already gave it your best shot and blew it.”
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