Official Press Release
Midtown Comics’ Grand Central store in New York City will present Brian Wood and Rebekah Isaacs signing their new comic, DV8: Gods and Monsters #1 from Wildstorm Comics with special guest Becky Cloonan artist/co-creator of Local and Demo.
DV8 returns with Gods and Monsters #1. The story of eight troubled teenagers who were briefly gods to a prehistoric world set against the backdrop of a cataclysmic disaster, written by Brian Wood with art by Rebekah Isaacs.
Brian Wood is best known for his creator-owned works that include Demo, The Couriers, Channel Zero, Local and Supermarket. Currently under an exclusive contract for DC/Vertigo, Wood continues his work with DMZ, Northlanders, Demo, The New York Four and DV8.
Rebekah Isaacs has worked as a guest artist on Hack/Slash before working as series artist on Drafted and a Sheena miniseries.Â Her first mainstream work was doing a fill-in issue of Ms. Marvel with writer Brian Reed.Â Immediately after, she signed on to WildStorm’s miniseries revival of DV8.
Becky Cloonan started collaborating with writer Brian Wood on Channel Zero: Jennie One in 2003. Since then, her best-known work to date has been the twelve-issue comics series Demo, also with Wood. Wizard named Demo its 2004 “Indie of the Year.” The series was also nominated for two Eisner Awards in 2005, for Best Limited Series and Best Single Issue (for #7, “One Shot, Don’t Miss”).
MIDTOWN COMICS opened its first store in 1997, and is now the industry’s leading retailer of comic books, graphic novels and Manga, with its online store as well as two landmark NYC locationsÂ in Times Square and GrandÂ Central.
More information available online at: http://www.midtowncomics.com