Mark Kneece is an American writer and professor at Savannah College of Art and Design.

Biographical information

In 1993, Mark Kneece, along with Bob Pendarvis and artist Bo Hampton, co-founded the sequential art department at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), on of the few schools offering both undergraduate and graduate degrees in sequential art.[1]

As a professor at SCAD, he instructs students in script writing for comics. He also assists the students in the creation of projects such as illustrated anthologies to showcase their work.[1] One such project is the Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone line of graphic novels being published in copperation with Walker Books. In the graphic novels, Mark works to adapt the stories originally written by The Twilight Zone creator, Rod Serling.

Before taking the job as an instructor at the college, Kneece gained experience in the subhect by working as a writer in the comics industry. He began his career in comics in 1987 with a story featured in the Pacific Comics' title Alien World[2] and went on to write numerous comic series, including Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight.[3]

As of 2009, Mark lives in Savannah, Georgia.[3]

Awards and honors

  • Named "Best Professor" in Connect Savannah magazine’s annual “best of …” awards in 2008.[4]


Notes and references


  1. 1.0 1.1 Philip Schweier. "Sequential Art at SCAD." Comic Book Bin, Version: February 9, 2004. Retrieved: July 9, 2009.
  2. Bloomsbury Publishing. "Mark Kneece biography." Retrieved: July 9, 2009.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Walker Books. "Mark Kneece." Walker Young Readers. Retrieved: July 9, 2009.
  4. SCAD. [1]. Retrieved: July 9, 2009.

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