Brian Wood is a writer, illustrator, and graphic designer. He is known primarily as a comic book creator; Wood both writes, illustrates, and designs graphic novels and serialized monthly comic books.
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 has created covers for Warren Ellis's Global Frequency and his own DMZ, as well as many others. Wood's illustrations have appeared in short films for Nike.
Wood was born in Essex Junction, Vermont. He relocated to New York City and graduated from Parsons School of Design in 1997. He is an avid CrossFitter, and recently came out as a lifelong stutterer.