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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 351: Local #4
Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. As it’s now December, I will be examining the LAST pages of random comics, so watch …
Conversing on Comics with Ryan Kelly
Being a comics creator is not unlike being a musician: You start out on your own, working out of your garage, and you meet up with other liked-minded souls and …
The Middle Ground #55: 5 Oni Press books you should probably read
Put down your shotguns at the news of any linewide reboots and pick up your reading glasses, because this week's 55th installment of The Middle Ground is all about five (really, six) books (really, series in some cases) from Oni Press that you should be reading. Because, let's face it, comics ARE all about reading, right...?
Committed: A Second Look at “Local”
Local should have been a book that really spoke to me, personally. Like Megan, the central character we follow in Local, I spent my late teens and early twenties traveling …
She Has No Head! – Interview With Brian Wood & Ryan Kelly
The New York Five, a four-issue mini-series from Vertigo that picks up where Brian Wood and Ryan Kelly’s The New York Four from DC’s Minx volume left off nearly two …
Comics You Should Own Archive
Here are links to all the Comics You Should Own essays I have written so far. Plus, I’ve added some explanation. Enjoy! I figured I would update this now that …
She Has No Head! – Interview With The Man Who Would Resurrect DV8 (aka Brian Wood)
I’ve talked pretty openly about my love for Brian Wood’s new DV8 mini-series Gods & Monsters, from the fact that I think it feels both modern and also somehow like …
Comics You Should Own – Local
What’s this? A new post instead of a flashback? That’s uncanny! Local by Brian Wood (writer), Ryan Kelly (artist), Hope Larson (letterer, issues #1-7), Bryan Lee O’Malley (letterer, issues #1-7), …
COMMENTARY TRACK: Local #6
Creators Brian Wood and Ryan Kelly give CBR readers an exclusive page-by-page commentary of the entire issue of "Local" #6, available now in a new deluxe hardcover collection from Oni Press.
LOCAL Hero: Ryan Kelly
With the hardcover edition of "Local" released this week, artist Ryan Kelly shares some insight into his and Brian Wood's acclaimed project, discussing his artistic approach and the challenges of aging a character over 10 years.
LOCAL Hero: Brian Wood
In anticipation of next week's release of the hardcover collection of "Local," writer Brian Wood shares with CBR readers the origin of his and Ryan Kelly's acclaimed Oni Press series, discussing its themes, goals, and influence on his newer work.
Wood and Kelly’s “LOCAL” gets hardcover collection treatment from Oni
Official Press Release Coming this September, all twelve issues of Brian Wood and Ryan Kelly’s LOCAL are collected in a beautiful hardcover bookshelf edition. What does it mean to be …