Shannon Denton

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Shannon Denton
Born Shannon Eric Denton
Area(s) Artist

Shannon Eric Denton is an American veteran storyteller and artist with credits at Cartoon Network, Warner Bros., Jerry Bruckheimer Films, NBC, Disney, Sony, ToyBiz, Marvel Entertainment, Fox Kids, Paramount, CBS, Dimension Films, DC Comics and Nickelodeon.

Biography[edit]

SHANNON ERIC DENTON is a veteran storyteller and artist with credits at Cartoon Network, Warner Bros., Showtime, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, NBC, Disney, Sony, LEGO, Marvel Entertainment, FoxKids, Paramount, CBS, Dimension Films, DC Comics and Nickelodeon.

Shannon Eric Denton 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 Community, Con Man, Ally McBeal, Las Vegas, US of Tara and his projects have been featured in Entertainment Weekly and Publishers Weekly.

In 1992, Shannon was an artist for Image Comic's Extreme Studios working with Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld. From 1995-1999 Shannon contributed to the design and development of almost every animated action adventure show produced by the Fox Kids Network, including X-Men, Spider-Man and the Annie nominated Silver Surfer series, as well as doing comic work for DC Comics, Dark Horse, Image Comics and Marvel on titles ranging from Deadpool to Star Wars. He is featured in a section of the book Toon Art: The Graphic Art of Digital Cartooning and contributed to the cover art.

In 2000 he founded Komikwerks, an independent comic publishing entity with partner Patrick Coyle, 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.

He has worked for publishers Tokyopop, Desperado Publishing, Boom, AiT/Planet Lar, IDW, Dynamite and Image Comics. Shannon was also nominated for the 27th, 28th and 29th Annual ComicBuyersGuide Fan Awards for Favorite Editor. His book GRUNTS: War Stories is also nominated for the 29th Annual ComicBuyersGuide Fan Awards for Favorite Graphic Novel. He worked on the Eisner & Harvey Nominated OUTLAW TERRITORY from Image Comics. His book GRAVESLINGER was nominated for a 2010 Harvey Award. Shannon’s co-creation, FLESHDIGGER, was picked as an entrant in Image Comics/TopCow’s 2011 Pilot Season project and he was featured on MTV.

Shannon won the 2011 Shel Dorf Award for Editor Of The Year and was again nominated in 2012.

Shannon is currently working with Alan Tudyk, Nathan Fillion and PJ Haarsma on their sci-fi epic SPECTRUM (spinning out of the Lionsgate/ComicCon HQ Con Man series) and overseeing production of the comic and animation. Shannon was a producer on Season 2 of CON MAN.

Shannon and Actionopolis are represented by Circle Of Confusion

Bibliography[edit]

COMICS[edit]

Comics work includes:

  • Supreme #24 (pencils, with writer Gary Carlson, other pencils by Cedric Nocon and inks by Norm Rapmund, Image Comics, 1995)
  • Deadpool #8-10, 12 (with writer Joe Kelly, other pencils by Ed McGuinness and inks by Norman Lee/Nathan Massengill, Marvel Comics, 1997–1998)
  • Actionopolis #1 (with various artists, Antarctic Press, 2001)
  • Common Foe (with co-author Keith Giffen and art by Jean-Jacques Dzialowski, Desperado Publishing, 2005–2006, tpb, 168 pages, December 2007, ISBN 0-9795939-6-4))
  • Grunts (with co-author Keith Giffen and art by Matt Jacobs, Arcana Studios, 2006)
  • "Aces" (with co-author G. Willow Wilson and art by Curtis Square-Briggs, in Negative Burn #7-10, Desperado Publishing, 2006–2007)
  • Graveslinger (with co-author Jeff Mariotte and art by John Cboins an Nima Sorat, 4-issue mini-series, Image Comics, October 2007 – 2008)
  • Gutwrencher (with co-authors Keith Giffen/Steve Niles and art by Anthony Hightower, 3-issue mini-series, Shadowline, 2008)
  • Writer: Airwolf: Airstrikes (2015) Ash and the Army of Darkness (2013) Big Game (1999) Brother Bedlam (2006) Common Foe (2005) Country Ass-Whuppin': A Tornado Relief Anthology (2012) DC Holiday Special '09 (2010) Doc Savage (2013) DoubleFeature: Action (2011) Graveslinger (2007) Grunts (2006) Gutwrencher (2008) Heavy Metal (1977) Knight Rider (2013) Knight Rider: Knight Strikes (2015) Komikwerks (2003) Komikwerks Presents: Nuts and Bolts (2004) Komikwerks Presents: Rockets & Robots (2005) Komikwerks Presents: Thrills & Chills (2005) Lady Rawhide/Lady Zorro (2015) The Lone Ranger (2012) Negative Burn (2005) Ninja High School (1986) Notti & Nyce (2013) Outlaw Territory (2009) Pilot Season: Fleshdigger (2011) The Revenant (2009) Shannon Denton's Actionopolis (2001) The Spider (2012) Tabula Rasa (2006) Tales from a Forgotten Planet (2006) Vampirella (2010) Vampirella Halloween Special 2013 (2013) The X-Files Annual (2014) Zapt! (2006) Penciller: The All New Exiles (1995) Big Bang Comics (1996) Big Game (1999) Deadpool (1997) Deadpool By Joe Kelly Omnibus (2013) Deadpool Classic (2008) Fantastic Four: World's Greatest Comics Magazine (2001) Hero Squared (2005) Komikwerks (2003) Komikwerks Presents: Nuts and Bolts (2004) Komikwerks Presents: Thrills & Chills (2005) Marvel Héroes (2010) Marvel Mega (1997) The Mystery of the Roanoke Colony (2007) Outlaw Territory (2009) Prophet (1995) The Sakai Project: Artists Celebrate Thirty Years of Usagi Yojimbo (2014) Scratch9 (2010) Scratch9: Cat Tails (2013) Shannon Denton's Actionopolis (2001) Spawn (1992) Supreme (1992) Violator (1999) Guinness World Record Attempt (2014) Inker: Big Bang Comics (1996) Big Game (1999) Dark Horse Presents (1986) Deadpool (1997) Deadpool By Joe Kelly Omnibus (2013) Deadpool Classic (2008) Heavy Metal (1977) Hero Squared (2005) Komikwerks (2003) Komikwerks Presents: Nuts and Bolts (2004) Komikwerks Presents: Thrills & Chills (2005) The Mystery of the Roanoke Colony (2007) Outlaw Territory (2009) Scratch9: Cat Tails (2013) Shannon Denton's Actionopolis (2001) Star Wars: Luke Skywalker: The Last Hope for the Galaxy (2008) Colorist: Big Game (1999) Outlaw Territory (2009) Scratch9: Cat Tails (2013) Shannon Denton's Actionopolis (2001) Letterer: Komikwerks (2003) Komikwerks Presents: Thrills & Chills (2005) Stan Lee's Alexa (2005) Editor: Airwolf: Airstrikes (2015) Andre the Giant: Closer to Heaven (2015) The Authority (2008) The Authority: Prime (2007) Chavo Guerrero's Warrior's Creed (2016) Chuck (2008) Free Realms (2009) Garrison (2010) Gears Of War (2008) Gen13 (2006) Ides of Blood (2010) Knight Rider (2013) Knight Rider: Knight Strikes (2015) Miami Vice Remix (2015) Night Trap (2013) Night Trap (2016) Prototype (2009) Rampage Jackson: Street Soldier (2015) Resident Evil (2009) Spectrum (2016) Stormwatch: P.H.D. (2007) Tom Strong and the Robots of Doom (2010) Wetworks: Mutations (2010) WildCats (2008) Wolf Moon (2014) The X-Files (2008) The X-Files/30 Days of Night (2010) Cover Artist: Dark Horse Presents (1986) Komikwerks Presents: Rockets & Robots (2005) Komikwerks Presents: Thrills & Chills (2005) The Mystery of the Roanoke Colony (2007) Shannon Denton's Actionopolis (2001)

TV/FILM[edit]

TV/Film work includes:

  • X-Men: The Animated Series
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Jimmy Neutron
  • Danny Phantom
  • Teen Titans
  • Silver Surfer
  • Justice League
  • Avengers
  • Spider-Man
  • Ally McBeal
  • Las Vegas
  • Con Man
  • US of Tara
  • Dan Dare
  • He-Man
  • GI Joe
  • Community

VIDEO GAMES[edit]

Video Game work includes:

  • God Of War
  • Kingdoms of Amalur
  • Neo-Pets

TOYS[edit]

Toy company work includes:

  • Hasbro
  • Lego
  • Marvel

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