Andy Lanning


Andy Lanning

Infobox Comics creator


imagesize =
caption = Andy Lanning at the 2008 New York Comic Convention.
birthname =
birthdate =
location =
deathdate =
deathplace =
nationality = British
area = Writer, Inker
alias =
notable works = "Legion of Super-Heroes"
"Nova"
"Sleeze Brothers"
awards =

Andy Lanning is a British comic book writer and inker, known for his work for Marvel Comics and DC Comics, and for his collaboration with Dan Abnett.

Biography

Working primarily at Marvel Comics and DC Comics, Lanning's smooth, polished inking style—reminiscent of Joe Sinnott or Terry Austin—has been in high demand since the early 1990s.Fact|date=April 2008 He has also pencilled on occasion—for instance, on his creation "The Sleeze Brothers".

Lanning's highest-profile writing assignment was probably his and Abnett's 2000 relaunch of DC's title "Legion of Super-Heroes".

Lanning and Abnett also collaborated on an ongoing "Nova" series for Marvel, which premiered in 2007. The duo previously authored a "Nova" miniseries as a tie-in for the Marvel crossover Annihilation, [ [http://forum.newsarama.com/showthread.php?threadid=53318 Abnett & Lanning on Annihilation: Nova] , Newsarama, December 23, 2006] starring Richard Rider, now the only member of the Xandarian Nova Corps. This led into their piloting the storyline, [ [http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=9827 Cosmic Conquistadors: DNA Talk "Annihilation : Conquest Prologue" & "Nova"] , Comic Book Resources, March 30, 2007] and the core characters from this went on to form the new Guardians of the Galaxy. [ [http://forum.newsarama.com/showthread.php?t=149237 Abnett & Lanning on "The Guardians of the Galaxy"] , Newsarama, March 6, 2008]

Lanning teamed up with Abnett to write the latest incarnation of "The Authority", [ [http://forum.newsarama.com/showthread.php?t=156955 Wild at Heart: Andy Lanning] , Newsarama, May 14, 2008] with Simon Coleby on art, as part of the World's End relaunch of the core Wildstorm titles. [ [http://forum.newsarama.com/showthread.php?t=154293 NYCC '08: LIVING IN THE RUINS: WS Editor Ben Abernathy on 'Worlds End'] , Newsarama, April 19, 2008]

It was announced at Wizard World Chicago in June 2008 that Abnett and Lanning had signed an exclusive deal with Marvel, which they hope will give them time to work on the "cosmic" characters they have been dealing with, as well as more earth-based ones. The contract allows them to finish existing commitments, so they will be able to finish their fifteen issue run on "The Authority". [ [http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=17011 WW Chicago: DnA Sign Exclusive Deal with Marvel] , Comic Book Resources, June 29, 2008] Their first major work following this will be "War of Kings", which depicts the "cosmic" aftermath of Secret Invasion. [ [http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=17456 CCI: DnA and Rosemann on “War of Kings”] , Comic Book Resources, July 27, 2008]

Bibliography

*"The Sleeze Brothers" (with John Carnell, Epic Comics, 1989-1990)

*"Judge Anderson": "Exorcise Duty" (with Dan Abnett, and art by Anthony Williams, in "Judge Dredd Annual" 1991)

* "Death's Head II" (inks, with Dan Abnett, and art by Liam Sharp, mini series and ongoing series, Marvel UK, 1991-1993)

* "Digitek" (with co-author John Tomlinson and art by Dermot Power, 4-issue mini-series, Marvel UK, 1992)

*"" (with co-author Dan Abnett, pencils by Dale Eaglesham and inks by Scott Koblish, 4-issue mini-series, Marvel Comics, 1994-1995)

*"Resurrection Man" (with co-author Dan Abnett, and art by Jackson Guice, DC, 1997-1999)

*"Batman": "" (with co-author Dan Abnett, and art by Anthony Williams, one shot Elseworlds story, DC, 1998)

*"Superman":
** "Prime Time" (with co-author Dan Abnett, and art by Graham Higgins), a 10-page short story in "Superman 80-Page Giant" #1 (Feb. 1999)
** "The Superman Monster" (with co-author Dan Abnett, and art by Tom Palmer and Anthony Williams, one-shot Elseworlds story, DC, 1999)
**"Return to Krypton" (with co-author Dan Abnett; Art: Karl Kerschl, DC, 2004, Titan Books, ISBN 1-84023-798-8)
**"Strange Attractors" (with co-authors Gail Simone and Dan Abnett; Art: John Byrne, DC, 2006, Titan Books, ISBN 1-84576-249-5, DC, ISBN 1-4012-0917-3)

*"Legion Lost" (inks, with co-author Dan Abnett, pencils by Oliver Coipel and Pascal Alike, DC, 2000-2001)

*": The Collection" (with co-authors Dan Abnett and Jeffrey Moy, and art by Drew Struzan, 2002, Titan Books, ISBN 1-84023-320-6)

*"Iceman" (with co-author Dan Abnett, and art by Karl Kerschl, Marvel, 2002, ISBN 0-7851-0889-0)

* "iCandy" (with co-author Dan Abnett, and art by Kalman Andrasofszky, DC, 2003-2004)

*"The Legion: Foundations" (with co-author Dan Abnett, and art by Chris Batista, Chip Wallace, Leonard Kirk, Dave Cockrum, Tony Harris, Tom Feister, Paul Rivoche and Eric Wight, DC, 2004, ISBN 1-4012-0338-8)

*"Majestic" (with co-author Dan Abnett):
**"Volume 1: Strange New Visitor" (with Karl Kerschl, collects "Action Comics" #811, "Adventures of Superman" #624, "Superman" #201 and "Majestic" 4-issue mini-series, 2004, DC, 2005, ISBN 1-4012-0483-X)
**"While You Were Out" (with Neil Googe, Georges Jeanty and Trevor Scott, collects "Majestic" #1-7, Wildstorm, 2005, ISBN 1-4012-0850-9)
**"Volume 2" (with Neil Googe, Georges Jeanty and Trevor Scott, collects "Majestic" #8-12, Wildstorm, 2006, ISBN 1-4012-0989-0)
**"Volume 3: Final Cut" (with Neil Googe, Diego Olmos, Kevin West and others, collects "Majestic" #13-17 and "Wildstorm Winter Special", Wildstorm, January 2007)

*"Annihilation: Nova" (with co-author Dan Abnett, and art by Kev Walker, Marvel, single issue - #3 in a 4-issue mini-series, 2006)

*"The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" (with co-author Dan Abnett, and art by Wesley Craig, Wildstorm, November 2006)

* "Guardians of the Galaxy" (with co-author Dan Abnett and art by Paul Pelletier, Marvel Comics, May 2008, ongoing)

*"The Authority" (with co-author Dan Abnett, and art by Simon Coleby, Wildstorm, 2008, forthcoming)

Notes

References

*comicbookdb|type=creator|id=309|title=Andy Lanning
* [http://www.2000adonline.com/?zone=droid&page=profiles&choice=andyl 2000 AD profile]

External links

* [http://marvel.com/catalog/?writer=Andy%20Lanning Andy Lanning on Marvel.com]

Interviews

* [http://www.comicsbulletin.com/features/117609905234943.htm Abnett & Lanning: On the Eve of Nova's Return to Monthly Fun] , Comics Bulletin, April 9, 2007
* [http://forum.newsarama.com/showthread.php?t=153225 Galactus, and Surfer and Skrulls - Oh My! Abnett & Lanning on Nova] , Newsarama, April 10, 2008


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Dan Abnett bibliography — Publishers Marvel Comics 1988  present 2000 AD 1991  2008 DC Comics 1997  present …   Wikipedia

  • List of works by Dan Abnett — Dan Abnett has been writing comics and novels since the mid 1980s.In comics he has worked on the biggest UK titles at 2000 AD and for Marvel UK, before for the largest American comic book published like DC Comics and Marvel Comics. Abnett has… …   Wikipedia

  • Dan Abnett — Abnett at the Midtown Comics booth at the New York Comic Convention in Manhattan, 10 October 2010. Born 12 October 1965 (1965 10 12) (age 46) …   Wikipedia

  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2008 team) — For the original team, see Guardians of the Galaxy (1969 team). Guardians of the Galaxy Promotional image for Guardians of the Galaxy (vol. 2) #1 (May 2008) Art by Clint Langley. Pub …   Wikipedia

  • Digitek (comics) — Digitek Publication information Publisher Marvel Comics First …   Wikipedia

  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (comics) — The popularity of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre film series and its main character, Leatherface led to several comic books based on the franchise. In 1991, Northstar Comics released a miniseries titled Leatherface which was a loose adaptation of… …   Wikipedia

  • The Authority — Infobox comics organization imagebox= caption=The Authority, as featured on the cover for the Under New Management trade paperback. Art by Frank Quitely, 2000 publisher=Wildstorm debut= The Authority #1 creators=Warren Ellis Bryan Hitch base=The… …   Wikipedia

  • Legion Lost — Supercbbox| title=Legion Lost comic color=background:#8080ff caption=Cover to Legion Lost #12. Art by Oliver Coipel. schedule=Monthly format=Limited series publisher=DC Comics date=May 2000 April 2001 issues=12 main char team=Legion of Super… …   Wikipedia

  • Darkhawk — #1 Publication information Publisher Marvel Comics …   Wikipedia

  • Anthony Williams (comics) — Infobox Comics creator name = Anthony Williams imagesize = 150 caption = birthname = birthdate = location = deathdate = deathplace = nationality = Welsh area = Penciller, Writer alias = notable works = awards = website =… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.