Actionopolis is the brainchild of publisher Shannon Eric Denton, who has years of experience with companies such as Cartoon Network, Warner Brothers, Disney, Sony, ToyBiz, Marvel Entertainment, FoxKids, DC Comics and Nickelodeon. He and his Komikwerks co-founder Patrick Coyle have been publishing comics online and in print through their publishing company KOMIKWERKS since 2000.
The first books in the line of more than 15 new series of books arrived in book stores and libraries in 2006 as handsome, hardcover editions. The Forest King: Woodlark’s Shadow and What I Did On My Hypergalactic Interstellar Summer Vacation, Heir to Fire: Gila Flats, Spirit of the Samurai: Of Swords and Rings, The Anubis Tapestry: Between Twilights, Blackfoot Braves Society: Spirit Totems and Zombie Monkey Monster Jamboree were the critically-acclaimed initial offerings in the line.
Now, in 2010, Actionopolis joins the cutting edge of publishing by launching an all-new wave of e-books for the Amazon Kindle platform, making them accessible to users on a variety of reading platforms.
Komikwerks is a leader in digital publishing of comics online. Komikwerks has been partnered with Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment to publish a line of premiere Internet comics called Stan Lee’s Sunday Comics on Komikwerks.com and they also provided exclusive content to the AOL: RED website. Komikwerks also publishes ebook versions of creator owned graphic novels and has published a variety of projects in print and digital formats featuring Joe Kubert, Ray Bradbury, Bernie Wrightson, Keith Giffen, Raymond Chandler, Dave Gibbons, Mike Mignola, Michael Lark, P. Craig Russel, and many more. Komikwerks has been featured in many news and entertainment periodicals including Variety, USA Today, and Wizard Magazine.