Bryan Lee O'Malley

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Bryan Lee O'Malley
Bryan Lee O'Malley by Gage Skidmore.jpg
O'Malley in 2010
Born (1979-02-21) February 21, 1979 (age 35)
London, Ontario, Canada[1]
Nationality Canadian
Area(s) Cartoonist, Writer, Artist
Notable works
Scott Pilgrim, Lost At Sea
Awards Eisner Award
Doug Wright Award
Joe Shuster Award

Official website

Bryan Lee O'Malley (born 21 February 1979)[1] is a Canadian cartoonist, best known for the Scott Pilgrim series. He is also a musician using the alias Kupek.

Career[edit]

O'Malley designed the cover art for 2012 video game Fez

Bryan Lee O'Malley started in Film Studies at the University of Western Ontario, but dropped out before completing.[1]

Prior to having his own material published, O'Malley illustrated the Oni Press miniseries Hopeless Savages: Ground Zero, written by Jen Van Meter. He also lettered many Oni comics, including the majority of Chynna Clugston's output between 2002 and 2005.[citation needed]

His first original graphic novel was Lost at Sea (2003). On July 20, 2010, he released the sixth and final volume for the Scott Pilgrim series (2004–2010). All have been published by Oni Press. In 2011, his next graphic novel, Seconds, was officially confirmed. O'Malley created the cover art work for 2012 videogame Fez.

The film adaptation of his Scott Pilgrim series, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, directed and co-written by Edgar Wright, was released by Universal Pictures on August 13, 2010.[2]

He is also a songwriter and musician (as Kupek and formerly in several short-lived Toronto bands such as Imperial Otter).[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

O'Malley is half Korean and half French-Canadian.[3] He was married to cartoonist Hope Larson. In 2010 he and Larson moved from North Carolina to Los Angeles.[1] They separated in 2013.

Awards[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

Comic Books[edit]

Short stories[edit]

Discography[edit]

Credited as Kupek

  • This is Intolerable (2002)
  • Nameless, Faceless Compilation (2004)
  • Awkward Songz (2005 (split album w/ Faux Photos))
  • Before the Beginning and After the End (2006)
  • B is for Bupek: Miscellany by Kupek (2007)
  • Tries Again (2008)
  • Good Time Singles Club (2009)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "National Post bio of O'Malley". Arts.nationalpost.com. Retrieved 2012-03-20. 
  2. ^ Franich, Darren (2010-07-02). "Entertainment Weekly article about the film's release". Popwatch.ew.com. Retrieved 2012-03-20. 
  3. ^ McAlpin, Gordon (May 24, 2006). "An Interview with Bryan Lee O’Malley". Retrieved October 11, 2010. 
  4. ^ 2005 Doug Wright Awards Nominees[dead link]
  5. ^ "2005 Harvey Award Nominees". Harveyawards.org. Retrieved 2012-03-20. 
  6. ^ 2005 Eagle Award Nominees[dead link]
  7. ^ "2006 Eisner Award Nominees". Comic-con.org. Retrieved 2012-03-20. 
  8. ^ Name (required) (2009-09-30). "2006 Joe Shuster Award Winners". Joeshusterawards.com. Retrieved 2012-03-20. 
  9. ^ 2006 Doug Wright Awards Nominees[dead link]
  10. ^ "2010 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards Winners". Comic-con.org. Retrieved 2012-03-20. 
  11. ^ comicsbeat.com
  12. ^ "Here's your sneak peek at the Scott Pilgrim creator's new comic". Retrieved December 21, 2013. 

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