Official Press Release
After already making stops in Los Angeles., Boston, Phoenix and
Seattle the Actionopolis national tour kicks into high gear this
weekend, with Actionistas set to make appearances at our nation’s
capital on the east coast, and the auto capital on the north coast.
First stop: Actionopolis publishers and founders Shannon Eric Denton
and Patrick Coyle are headed to Washington D.C. this weekend for Book
Expo America (http://www.bookexpoamerica.com/). The guys will be
setting up shop at booth #4052 and displaying advance copies of the
first titles in the line.
Simultaneously: Actionopolis authors will be out in force at the Motor
City Comic-Con (http://www.motorcityconventions.com/) near Detroit,
Michigan. Manning the historic, first-ever Actionopolis comic
convention booth will be Dan Mishkin (“The Forest King”), William
Messner Loebs (author of the just-announced “Toltec”), Gary Reed
(“Spirit of the Samurai”) and Rob M. Worley (“Heir to Fire”). This
will be the first chance for comic fans to see the new books.
Both shows run May 19th – May 21st.
To date Actionopolis has announced summer and fall release dates for
seven illustrated prose chapter books written and illustrated by some
of the most well-known and exciting creators from comics, animation,
film and other media.
Information and previews of the current slate of titles, as well as
upcoming stops on the Actionopolis tour, can be seen at
Actionopolis, founded by Komikwerks’ publishers Shannon Denton and
Patrick Coyle, is a new line of illustrated novels for young adults
published by Komikwerks, LLC. The Actionopolis line abides by the
philosophy that action and adventure should be driven by strong
concepts, fully developed characters, and of course, good stories.
Actionopolis is dedicated to delivering exciting, and above all, FUN
books for all ages.
The first in a line of more than 15 new series of books will begin
shipping in July of 2006.
For more information please visit http://www.actionopolis.com
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Komikwerks is partnered with Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment to publish
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Craig Russel, and many more. Komikwerks has been featured in many news
and entertainment periodicals including Variety, USA Today, and Wizard
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