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.
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 Marvel, DC, Dark Horse and Image. After 1999 he worked on a wide range of projects such as "Osmosis Jones","Dan Dare", "Danny Phantom", "Teen Titans", "He-Man", "Teenage Ninja Turtles" and more. 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 the 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.
Shannon is currently writing and producing on the animated series WORLD OF QUEST for Warner Bros. as well as working for publishers TOKYOPOP, Desperado Publishing, AiT/Planet Lar, and Image Comics on his creator owned titles. Shannon was also nominated for 27th Annual ComicBuyersGuide Fan Awards for Best Editor.