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Brian Wood

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Brian Wood's history of published work includes nearly thirty 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, the blistering youth culture action trilogy The Couriers, and the groundbreaking lo-fi dystopia Channel Zero, Wood has a proven track record of marrying socially-conscious world-building and political commentary with compelling and diverse characters.

His indie 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 and the American Revolution-centered Rebels, 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,…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…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. 4: Friendly Fire

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DMZ, Vol. 3: Public Works

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Northlanders, Vol. 1: Sven ...

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DMZ, Vol. 6: Blood in the Game

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X-Men, Volume 1: Primer

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Demo: The Collection

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DMZ, Vol. 5: The Hidden War

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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/

This is some top notch Ryan Kelly art and I care as much as I do because this is my favorite Ryan Kelly collaboration. I lov... Read more of this blog post »
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DMZ, Vol. 1: On the Ground DMZ, Vol. 2: Body of a Jour... DMZ, Vol. 3: Public Works DMZ, Vol. 4: Friendly Fire DMZ, Vol. 5: The Hidden War DMZ, Vol. 6: Blood in the Game DMZ, Vol. 7: War Powers
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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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X-Men, Volume 1: Primer X-Men, Volume 2: Muertas X-Men, Volume 3: Bloodline
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The Massive, Vol. 1: Black ... The Massive, Vol. 2: Subcon... The Massive, Vol. 3: Longship The Massive, Vol. 4: Sahara The Massive, Vol. 5: Ragnarok The Massive: Ninth Wave
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Demo: The Collection Demo, Vol. 2
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“Word can travel fast when it wants to, but the truth? The truth is rarely so reliable.”
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Najaf Naqvi just started the massive today.


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Paul Thanks for the friend accept, Brian.
Love your stories, keep 'em coming!


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