- Exhibitors / Artists
SHANNON ERIC DENTON is a veteran storyteller and artist with credits at Cartoon Network, Warner Bros., Jerry Bruckheimer Films, NBC, Disney, Sony, ToyBiz, Marvel Entertainment, FoxKids, Paramount, CBS, Dimension Films, DC Comics, and Nickelodeon.
He was a storyboard artist on the OSCAR NOMINATED feature "Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius" and directed the original commercial animations for the movie. He has written for Cartoon Network and worked in live action on shows like LAS VEGAS, and his projects have been featured in ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY and PUBLISHERS WEEKLY.
Shannon is featured in a section of the book Toon Art: The Graphic Art of Digital Cartooning and contributed to the cover art. In 2001, he won Comic Shop News's Readers Choice Red Kryptonite Award for Favorite New Creator.
Shannon is co-founder of the online website KOMIKWERKS, which has partnered with AOL and comics legend Stan Lee. Komikwerks has also launched a new line of illustrated children's action books under the ACTIONOPOLIS imprint.
In addition to having worked for publishers TOKYOPOP, Desperado Publishing, AiT/Planet Lar, IDW, BOOM Studios, Dynamite and Image Comics, Shannon is the Senior Editor for Lion Forge Comics.
Shannon was also nominated for the 27th, 28th, & 29th Annual ComicBuyersGuide Fan Awards for Favorite Editor.
His book GRAVESLINGER was nominated for a 2010 Harvey Award. Shannon won the 2011 Shel Dorf Award for Editor Of The Year and was again nominated in 2012.
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