When Brian Wood was finishing up Local, a comic-book series featuring a young female protagonist and her adventures around the country, he couldn’t help but include something about his home state in the final issue.
Wood, born and raised in Essex Junction, currently resides in Brooklyn, New York. There he writes comic books and graphic novels, some of the violent, action-packed variety and others focusing on character development. The 12-part series Local, illustrated in dramatic black-and-white by his friend Ryan Kelly, is one of the latter.... Read more
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