Brian Wood (comics)

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Brian Wood
Born 1972
Nationality American
Known for Graphic designer, illustrator, comic books
Notable work DMZ, Demo, Northlanders
Movement Contemporary
Awards 5 Eisner Award nominations

Brian Wood (born 1972) is a writer, illustrator, and graphic designer. He is known primarily as a comic book creator; Wood both writes, illustrates, and designs graphic novels and serialized monthly comic books.

During his comics career, Wood held a day job for several years as a staff designer for Rockstar Games, designing for video game franchises such as Grand Theft Auto, Midnight Club, Max Payne, Smuggler's Run, and Manhunt. He has created covers for Warren Ellis's Global Frequency and his own DMZ, as well as many others. Wood's illustrations have appeared in short films for Nike.[1]

Wood was born in Essex Junction, Vermont. He relocated to New York City and graduated from Parsons School of Design in 1997.[2] He is an avid CrossFitter [1], and recently came out as a lifelong stutterer [2]


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  • Eisner Award Nomination for Talent Deserving of Wider Recognition (2004)
  • Eisner Award Nomination for Best Cover Artist (for Global Frequency) (2004)
  • Eagle Awards Nomination for Favourite Comic Book Cover (Global Frequency #7) (2004)
  • Eisner Award Nomination for Best Single Issue (Demo #7) (2005)
  • Eisner Award Nomination for Best Limited Series (Demo) (2005)
  • Winner of Grand Jury Best Short Story (Demo's "Emmy"), Lucca Comics & Games, Italy (2007)
  • Eagle Awards Nomination for Favourite Black and White Comicbook – American (Local) (2007)
  • Eisner Award Nomination for Best Writer (for DMZ, Northlanders, Local) (2008)
  • Harvey Award Nomination for Best Presentation (for "Local) (2009)
  • Eisner Award Nomination for Best Limited Series (The New York Five) (2011)


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Preceded by
Jay Faerber
Generation X writer
(with Warren Ellis in 2000)
Succeeded by