[[caption-width-right:201:Maybe {{Creator/HBO}} will pick it up for a [[Series/SexAndTheCity series]] [[SarcasmMode in two decades or so...]]]]

->'''''Riley''': New York City-- it awes me into silence sometimes... And it makes me want to shout out at the top of my lungs. Is there any place better?''

''The New York Four'' is a graphic novel by writer Brian Wood, and artist Ryan Kelly, published in 2008 by ''Minx''[[note]]A short-lived DC imprint that focused on creating graphic novel series aimed at the teen girl shoujo manga audience[[/note]].

The book follows four girls, Riley Wilder, Merissa Vasquez, Lona Lo, and Ren Severin, as they traverse through everyday college life in New York City. Riley, is our ''tour guide'', if you will, since it's through her eyes that we get to experience what's happening.

There's also a small number of hints and tips, subtitled: ''NY 101'', scattered around the book, through which we get useful advice, or interesting hangout spot suggestions, and sometimes even historical facts, about the city.

A sequel titled: ''The New York Five'', was published by [[Creator/VertigoComics Vertigo]] in 2011.

!! ''The New York Four'' contains examples of:

* AlphaBitch: Merissa shares certain aspects with this one.
* AsianAndNerdy: Lona is this, but she's ''classy'' too.
* BigApplesauce: Where else?
* CuteBookworm: Riley, literati parents and all.
* FourGirlEnsemble: ''Check!''
* FourTemperamentEnsemble: ''Double-check!''
* GoodAdulteryBadAdultery: [[spoiler:Frank is definitely a bad adulterer. He gradually seduces his girlfriend's amazingly sheltered little sister, has no motive presented for it aside from lust, has apparently cheated on his girlfriend before, and continues stalking Riley even when she tries to cut him off.]]
* {{Hipster}}: Frank.
* NewYearHasCome: [[spoiler:The ending, with a climactic countdown to top it off! The symbolism of it being a new beginning for Riley, however, is undercut when Frank reaches out to her on her new phone, showing that he has turned to stalking her.]]
* ShoutOut: Brian Woods has lots of them inserted.
* SociallyAwkwardHero: Riley, ''a lot.''
* {{Tomboy}}: Ren.