Daredevil by Chris Samnee
Daredevil #1, 2014

Chris Samnee is an American comic book artist, originally from St. Louis. He published his first artwork at age 15. It was a Silver Age-style 'Batman' story for Big Bang Comics by Image Comics. He held several odd jobs in the following years, including barista at Border Books, while also contributing to comic books like 'FemForce' (AC Comics), 'American Splendor' and Greg Rucka's 'Queen & Country' (Oni Press). He was nominated for the Russ Manning Most Promising Newcomer Award for his work on the Oni Press graphic novel 'Capote in Kansas' in 2006.

Capote in Kansas by Chris Samnee
Capote in Kansas

He has worked on several project for DC Comics, such as 'The Mighty' and the 'Blackest Night' crossover storyline. He succeeded Peter Snejbjerg as the artist of Peter Tomasi's 'Battlegrounds' comic book at Image Comics, and drew the graphic novel 'Serenity: The Shepherd's Tale' for Dark Horse in 2010. His first claim to fame was however his work on the eight-issue series of 'Thor: The Mighty Avenger' with Roger Langridge, that earned him the 2011 Harvey Award for Most Promising New Talent. He drew an issue of Marvel's 'Ultimate Comics Spider-Man' in 2012 and became the regular artist of 'Daredevil' with writer Mark Waid that same year. Samnee and Waid have also collaborated on 'Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom' for IDW in 2014. Unlike many other American comic books artists, Samnee inks his own pencils.

Rocketeer by Chris Samnee
Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom

www.chrissamnee.com

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