Bryan Lee O'Malley
Bryan Lee O'Malley is a Canadian cartoonist. He is best known for the Scott Pilgrim series, but is also a musician using the alias Kupek.
O'Malley is half Korean and half French-Canadian. He is married to cartoonist Hope Larson. In 2010 he and Larson moved from North Carolina to Los Angeles.
Bryan Lee O'Malley started in Film Studies at the University of Western Ontario, but dropped out before completing.
Prior to having his own material published, O'Malley illustrated the Oni Press miniseries Hopeless Savages: Ground Zero, written by Jen Van Meter. He also lettered many Oni comics, including the majority of Chynna Clugston's output between 2002 and 2005.
His first original graphic novel was Lost at Sea (2003). On July 20, 2010, he released the sixth and final volume for the Scott Pilgrim series (2004–2010). All have been published by Oni Press.
In 2011 his next graphic novel "SECONDS" was officially confirmed. O'Malley created the cover art work for 2012 videogame Fez. The film adaptation of his Scott Pilgrim series, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, directed and co-written by Edgar Wright, was released by Universal Pictures on August 13, 2010.
He is also a songwriter and musician (as Kupek and formerly in several short-lived Toronto bands such as Imperial Otter).