Recently, we sat down with Brian to discuss his work, process, what it was like to work on America's Army, his family history with the military and some of his future projects like Star Wars.

Brian Rood is a professional illustrator working in the entertainment, comic and commercial art fields. He is most known for his photo-realistic paintings of Hollywood’s stars and characters. Brian has established an international fan base as well as an impressive client list featuring Lucas Film Ltd., Disney, Paramount Pictures, Acme Archives Direct, Dynamic Forces, EA Games, IDW Publishing, Marvel Comics, Image Comics, Celebrity Art International, Decipher Games, Upper Deck, and Heavy Metal Magazine.

He has worked on multiple hot-name properties, including Star Wars, Indiana Jones, The Transformers, Planet of the Apes, Star Trek, The Crow, The Matrix Reloaded, numerous Marvel Characters including the X-Men and Spider-Man, Battle of the Planets, Vampirella, Lady Death and GI JOE.

Brian will be signing a limited edition art print of his cover from Issue #10 at the IDW Booth #2643 on July 25 from 4:00-5:00 at San Diego Comic-Con, and you can visit him at his personal booth, Brian Rood Art, at #4721 throughout the show.