You know Ryan Kelly for his excellent work on such comics as Local and The New York Five (both with Brian Wood) and Saucer Country and Lucifer (both with Mike Carey), but what you probably don't know is that Kelly's favorite work of his own is a crazy little black and white comic which the cartoonist self-publishes in print runs as small as just 400 copies. It's called Funrama, and there are two issues out so far. The first
Serialized between 2005 and 2008 and available now as an uncommonly handsome hardcover collection from Oni Press, Local was one of the early definitive works of writer Brian Wood and artist Ryan Kelly. The 12-part series demonstrated Wood's devotion to the sel
Vertigo came to NYCC armed with a few announcements and plenty of updates this year, including news that many of its ongoing titles will accelerate its transition to a simultaneous digital and print release schedule beginning in November and continuing through 2012. The panel also
Writer Brian Wood has to be one of the luckiest writers in comics, having had the opportunity to to work with illustrator extraordinaire Ryan Kelly on Local, Northlanders and DMZ. Kelly's an in-demand arti
Vertigo released Tuesday morning a predictably beautiful preview of The New York Five #2, featuring the artwork of Ryan Kelly. Written by Brian Wood, the miniseries follows the stories of a group of young women in their first year of college in the Big Apple. The book is a continuation and refinement of the street-le
The proliferation of social media is an incredible boon for lovers of comic book art, design and illustration. Sites like Flickr, Tumblr, DeviantArt and other countless blogs and feeds bombard us with a ceaseless supply of artwork by professionals and fans that is variously excellent, clever, funny, innovative, and numerous degrees of awesome
Vertigo officially announced on Saturday several new and returning projects at the DC imprint's panel at the New York Comic Con. Highlights included a second Cinderella miniseries in the "Fables" setting, more details on celebrity chef and food writer Anthony Bourdain's first venture into comics, and a Brian Wood and Ryan Kelly creating a sequel to their well received Minx book, "New York Four" for Vertigo.
Writer Chris Roberson and artist Shawn McManus will once again depi