Mark Kneece

Mark Kneece

Mark Kneece

  • B.A., English, University of South Carolina, 1979
  • M.A., English, University of South Carolina, 1988
First year at SCAD:

"Several professors from my past have inspired me greatly. Malcolm Ware, Jack Ashley and James Dickey are among the teachers I had who shaped who I have become as a teacher. Neither they nor I were aware of the influence they had on me at the time. As the years have passed, I have come to appreciate their wisdom more and more."


Co-founding the sequential art department at SCAD in 1993 and teaching writing in the sequential art department for 18 years

Awards, recognition and honors

Adaptation of several Twilight Zone Books recognized as Junior Library Guild Selection in the fall of 2009; voted "Best Professor in Savannah" by Connect Savannah in 2005

Publications and presentations

  • "Ellen's Stalker" and "Baby Eichberg" Will Eisner's The Spirit New Adventures, Dark Horse Comics, 2009
  • "Twilight Zone," Eight adaptations for graphic novel, 2006-08
  • "Trailers," graphic novel for NBM Comics, 2005
  • "The Tontine," Spookhouse, Vol. 2, co-writer, IDW, 2004
  • "Bristol Board Jungle," graphic novel for NBM Comics, 2004
  • "Tarzan Adventure" comic strip for United Media, 1996-98
  • "The Survivors," Caliber Comics
  • Presented SCAD's work on Twilight Zone Series at the Rod Serling Conference at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York

Previous Positions

Graduate coordinator and assessment coordinator, sequential art department, SCAD; chair, sequential art department, SCAD; composition instructor, Trident Technical College; composition and literature instructor, University of South Carolina; writer, photographer, editor and publisher, Horizon Newspaper

Courses Taught

  • SEQA 244 Comic Book Scripting
  • SEQA 344 Advanced Writing for Comics
  • SEQA 717 Exploring the Narrative
  • SEQA 745 Writing for Sequential Art
  • SEQA 790 Sequential Art M.F.A. Thesis
  • ENGL 123 Composition