Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Way, Wood @ Laughing Ogre in October

Wednesday, October 8: Daniel Way signing from 4pm-8pm
Writer of Wolverine: Origins and Deadpool

Daniel Way is an American comic book writer. He received the Xeric Foundation's Xeric Grant in 2000 for his first publication, Violent Lifestyle #1. Through Violent Lifestyle, Way was introduced to Marvel Comics editor Axel Alonso. Way's first published work for Marvel was the "Heartbreaker" storyline in Spider-Man's Tangled Web #16-17. This was followed by Gun Theory, a mini-series with artist Jon Proctor under the revived Epic Comics imprint. Way's subsequent work for Marvel includes Agent X #12, Bullseye: Greatest Hits, Ghost Rider, the "Prelude to Planet Hulk" storyline in The Incredible Hulk, Sabretooth: Open Season, Supreme Power: Nighthawk, Venom, What If: Enemy of the State, Wolverine, and Wolverine: Origins. Currently he is writing the new Deadpool series.

Saturday, October 11: Brian Wood signing from 3pm-7pm
Writer of DMZ and Northlanders

Brian Wood is a writer, illustrator and graphic designer living in Brooklyn, New York. Wood both writes and illustrates graphic novels and serialized monthly comics for a variety of publishers. 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 is also one of the most distinctive graphic designers in the comics industry, having created covers for Warren Ellis' Global Frequency, his own DMZ and many others. Wood's illustrations have appeared in Punk Planet, Bail Magazine, the SF Bay Guardian, and short films for Nike.

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4258 North High St.
Columbus OH 43214

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