Aaron Williams (cartoonist)

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Aaron Williams
Aaron Williams of Nodwick at Gen Con.jpg
Aaron Williams at Gen Con Indy 2007
BornAaron Kyle Williams
Area(s)Cartoonist, Writer, Artist, Publisher
Notable works

Aaron Williams is a cartoonist.


Aaron Williams is most famous for his comics Nodwick, PS238 and Full Frontal Nerdity. He also is the creator of Backwards Compatible, a comic on the gaming news website Crispy Gamer.

Hero Games published PS238: The Roleplaying Game (2008), a standalone Hero System game which depicted the world of Williams' comic of the same name.[1]

He also wrote a Wildstorm series called North 40, with art by Fiona Staples.[2][3]

In November 2011, DC Comics started producing a 5 issue mini series of Diablo Written by Aaron Williams.[4][5]


Comics work includes:

  • Nodwick (script and art, Henchman, January 2000 – September 2006)
  • PS238 (script and art, Dork Storm Press, December 2002 – July 2009)
  • Full Frontal Nerdity (script and art, one-shot, Dork Storm Press, November 2004). The strip appears online, and as an extra in PS 238.
  • Truth, Justin, and the American Way (with co-author Scott Kurtz and art by Giuseppe Ferrario, 5-issue limited series, Image Comics, 2006–2007)
  • "Dinner at MacArthur's Cafe" (with art by Casey Jones, in Spider-Man Unlimited No. 13, Marvel Comics, March 2006)
  • North 40 (with art by Fiona Staples, 6-issue limited series, Wildstorm, July – December 2009)
  • Diablo (series) (with art and covers by Joseph LaCroix, 5-issue limited series, DC Comics, November 2011 – March 2012


  1. ^ Shannon Appelcline (2011). Designers & Dragons. Mongoose Publishing. p. 153. ISBN 978-1-907702-58-7.
  2. ^ Renaud, Jeffrey (April 1, 2009). "Williams Opens the Book on "North 40"". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved August 19, 2009.
  3. ^ Webb, Charles (September 14, 2009). "Aaron Williams & Fiona Staples: Taking a Drive Down North 40". Comics Bulletin. Archived from the original on September 23, 2009. Retrieved September 16, 2009.
  4. ^ "Diablo". DC Comics.com. November 23, 2011. Archived from the original on July 31, 2012. Retrieved January 19, 2012.
  5. ^ "Expanding the World of Diablo". IGN comics.com. January 18, 2012. Archived from the original on January 26, 2012. Retrieved January 19, 2012.

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