Posts tagged "Carla Speed McNeil"
Dark Horse Presents #18 includes stories by Carla Speed McNeil and Caitlín R. Kiernan,
Captain Midnight strikes! The masked avenger flies into the twenty-first century courtesy of writer Joshua Williamson (Xenoholics, Voodoo) and artist Victor Ibáñez (Rat Catcher). The thrills begin again at the stroke of midnight! Also, the critically acclaimed Alabaster by Caitlín R. Kiernan and Steve Lieber continues in the pages of DHP! A new creator-owned comic from Ulises Farinas! Post-apocalyptic Pokémon! Resident Alien returns to the pages of DHP! An all-star lineup!
Dark Horse Presents #17, includes work by Carla Speed McNeil
This issue features the return of Colin Lorimer’s UXB and Michael T. Gilbert’s Mr. Monster! Plus, another Edgar Allan Poe story adapted by Will Eisner Hall of Fame inductee Richard Corben and a new short written by Michael Avon Oeming and illustrated by Victor Santos! The DHP conclusion to Tony Puryear’s Concrete Park and John Layman and Sam Kieth’s Aliens: Inhuman Condition! Crime noir, horror, fantasy, science fiction-this anthology has it all!
Finder: Talisman HC by Carla Speed McNeil
Since 1996, Finder has set the bar for science-fiction storytelling, with a lush, intricate world and compelling characters. Finder: Talisman is the story of a book - the book beloved by misfits and castaways, once glimpsed and forever longed for - and of Marcie, the kid who never gives up her search for magic and meaning. Now, the fan-favorite story is collected in a new, oversized hardcover edition and a limited-edition hardcover signed by creator Carla Speed McNeil! Finder: Talisman is a much-sought-after fan favorite and a great point of entrance into the world of Finder. First time in hardcover!
ETA: TW for trans*phobic violence on the cover image. I apologize profusely for not catching that earlier.
Dark Horse Presents #16, includes story by Carla Speed McNeil
True-crime writer Phil Stanford tells a gritty tale from Portland’s underbelly as he kicks off City of Roses with artist Patric Reynolds—a new era for the Crime Does Not Pay name! Plus, Richard Corben adapts a spine-tingling story by Edgar Allan Poe! A creator-owned comics celebration! The return of Crime Does Not Pay.
Dark Horse Presents #15, includes work by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Carla Speed McNeil
Arvid Nelson’s critically acclaimed Rex Mundi returns with artist Juan Ferreyra, and Neal Adams kicks off a new chapter of Blood in another jam-packed issue of DHP! Plus, Mike Baron and Steve Rude continue delivering new Nexus material!
A creator-owned comics celebration with Bo Hampton’s Riven, Cosby and Shaner’s Buddy Cops, Oeming’s The Wild Rover, McNeil’s Finder, and Tony Puryear’s Concrete Park!
New installments of Layman’s Aliens and DeConnick’s Ghost reboot!
Dark Horse Presents #14, includes stories by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Carla Speed McNeil
The best-selling anthology just upped the ante! This 104-page flipbook boasts a special Nexus back cover alongside new installments of Aliens, Ghost, and Mister X, and the debut of Michael Avon Oeming’s The Wild Rover!
Dark Horse Presents #13, includes stories by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Carla Speed McNeil
Dark Horse’s woman in white returns with a whole new twist as Kelly Sue DeConnick and Phil Noto reboot Ghost-a new incarnation of Elisa Cameron revived in the pages of Dark Horse Presents! John Layman writes Aliens! 80 pages-no ads!
Carla Speed McNeil (born in Hammond, Louisiana) is an American sci-fi writer, cartoonist, and illustrator of comics, best known for the science fiction comic book series Finder.
McNeil self-published Finder from 1996 until 2011, when she reached an agreement with Dark Horse Comics to serialize new material in Dark Horse Presents. In addition, Dark Horse released two Finder Libraries, collecting the first six story arcs. Finder has been available as a webcomic since 2005.
She has written and illustrated comics for anthologies including Dignifying Science, Girl Comics, and Smut Peddler. She worked as an illustrator on the Oni Press series Queen & Country in 2003 and supplied art for the Avatar Comics’ one-shot, Frank Ironwine in 2004. She also provided a two-page guest-illustrator spot for Transmetropolitan: Filth of the City. She was editor in chief and print manager of Saucy Goose Press, which produced the original Smut Peddler and other related projects. Her adaptation of D. J. MacHale’s first Pendragon book, The Merchant of Death, was released on May 20, 2008.
In 1997, at Comic-Con International, McNeil won the Lulu Awards’ Kimberly Yale Award for Best New Talent for her work on Finder and Shanda the Panda. McNeil also won the Ignatz Award for Promising New Talent in 1998. McNeil was nominated for Lulu Award Lulu of the Year in 2001 and 2002, and for an Ignatz Award for Outstanding Artist in 2001.
Finder won the Ignatz for Outstanding Series in 2004 and 2005. Her work has been nominated for Eisner Awards in several categories over the years (including “Best Writer/Artist” in 2002 and 2003), and winning “Best Webcomic” for Finder in 2009. In 2012, Finder: Voice won the LA Times Book Prize for Graphic Novel.
Dark Horse Presents #11, includes story by Carla Speed McNeil
Don’t miss the continuing exploits of cunning assassin Amala, Carla Speed McNeil’s Finder, Evan Dorkin’s House of Fun, and Steve Niles’ Criminal Macabre.
This issue is also packed with the exciting premiere of Francesco Francavilla’s pulp-noir hero the Black Beetle, the return of John Arcudi’s The Creep, and a new story by Andrew Vachss with illustrations by Geof Darrow!
And in an exciting feature by Frank Barbiere and Luke Radl, meet the killers known as the White Suits, who have left their bloody fingerprints throughout modern history. When a young girl encounters one of the Suits during a mob deal gone wrong, she is forced to make a decision that will change her life forever … or end it!
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Chicks Dig Comics Celebration of Comic Books By Women
In Chicks Dig Comics, editors Lynne M. Thomas and Sigrid Ellis bring together essays by award-winning writers and artists who celebrate the comics medium and its creators, and who examine the characters and series that they love. Gail Simone and Carla Speed McNeil describe how they entered the comics industry. Colleen Doran reveals her superhero crush, while Jill Thompson confesses to being a comics junkie. Other contributors include Marjorie Liu, Rachel Edidin, Jill Pantozzi, Kelly Thompson, and SF/F authors Sara Ryan, Delia Sherman, Sarah Monette, and Elizabeth Bear. Also featured: an introduction by Mark Waid and exclusive interviews with Amanda Conner, Louise Simonson, Greg Rucka, and Terry Moore.
Dark Horse Presents #10, includes work by Carla Speed McNeil, variant cover by Fiona Staples
Evan Dorkin is unleashed in House of Fun, and Steve Niles weaves another web of paranormal intrigue in Criminal Macabre: They Fight by Night. Three brothers in a grim, postwar England of the future are given experimental suits that could make them the saviors of mankind—that is, if they can ever get past their obsessions with film, violent video games, and porn in Colin Lorimer’s UXB!
Brian Wood’s The Massive finishes up, Carla Speed McNeil begins an epic new arc of Finder: Third World, Al Gordon and Thomas Yeates’s centennial celebration of Tarzan concludes, and a new prose story by Andrew Vachss with illustrations by Geof Darrow!!
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Dignifying Science, written by Jim Ottaviani, art by Marie Severin, Carla Speed McNeil, Jen Sorensen, Stephanie Gladden, Donna Barr, Roberta Gregory, Linda Medley, Lea Hernandez, and Anne Timmons
Dignifying Science is the second in a series of books done in comics form telling true stories about scientists. This book features famous women scientists including Marie Curie, mathematician Emmy Noether, physicist Lise Meitner, DNA researcher Rosalind Franklin, biologist Barbara McClintock, primatologist Birute Galdikas, and Hedy Lamarr. Yes, that Hedy Lamarr…her story will surprise you!
The stories offer a human context often missing when we learn about the discoveries attached to these scientists’ names. Readers, drawn in by the compelling anecdotes, will discover intriguing characters. End notes and references will lead them to further information on the scientists they’ve read about.
Faith Erin Hicks summarizes Carla Speed McNeil’s Finder: Voice.