Douglas Wolk // (1970-) is a Portland, Oregon-based author and critic. He has written about comics and popular music for publications including The New York Times, Rolling Stone, The Washington Post, The Nation, The New Republic, Salon.com, Pitchfork Media, Vanity Fair, and The Believer. Wolk was the managing editor of CMJ New Music Monthly from 1993 to 1997, and hosted a radio show on WFMU from 1999 to 2001. He has three published books as well as a forthcoming book from Penguin, All of the Marvels, about reading all 27,000 Marvel superhero comics. In support of that project, in January 2019 he launched a members-only reading group, wherein participants collectively read and discuss a single issue of a Marvel comic book every day. He also frequently appears discussing comics on the YouTube channel of Portland comic book store, Books with Pictures.
Douglas Wolk grew up in East Lansing, Michigan.
Marriage and children
- James Brown's Live at the Apollo (a volume in the 33⅓ series) (2004, Continuum Books) 
- Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean (2007, Da Capo Press)
- Judge Dredd: Mega City Two: City of Courts, with Ulises Fariñas. (2014, IDW)
Honors, decorations, awards and distinctions
- 2002-2003 Mid-Career Fellow, National Arts Journalism Program at Columbia University
- 2008 Eisner Award, Best Comics-Related Book
- 2008 Harvey Award for Best Biographical, Historical, or Journalistic Presentation
- 2010-2011 Fellow with the USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Program
Notes and references
- "Authors | Sarah Lazin Books". Retrieved 2020-01-04.
- "Douglas Wolk is creating discussions about comics". Patreon. Retrieved 2020-01-04.
- "Books with Pictures". YouTube. Retrieved 2020-01-04.
- "WEDDINGS; Lisa Gidley, Douglas Wolk". The New York Times. 2001-08-05. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-01-04.
- "who I am | lacunae". Retrieved 2020-01-04.
- "33 1/3 Series". 333SOUND. Retrieved 2020-01-04.
- Reading Comics. 2017-06-27.
- "Judge Dredd: Mega-City Two | IDW Publishing". www.idwpublishing.com. Retrieved 2020-01-04.
- "NAJP". www.columbia.edu. Retrieved 2020-01-04.
- "List of Eisner Award winners", Wikipedia, 2019-12-30, retrieved 2020-01-04
- "2008 Harvey Award Winners | CBR". www.cbr.com. Retrieved 2020-01-04.
- "USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Program". annenberg.usc.edu. Retrieved 2020-01-04.
- Patreon, Douglas Wolk's Comics Reading Club and Discussion Board
- Twitter Douglas Wolk's Twitter
- Tumblr: All of the Marvels
- Instagram: All of the Marvels
- HILOBROW Thoughts and Oddities by Douglas Wolk at HILOBROW
- Lacunae, Douglas Wolk's blog
- circletheglo.be, Douglas Wolk's tumblr
- Dark Beloved Cloud Records
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