Actionopolis Sweeps the Tonys in Comics Buyer’s Guide #1626
(December 18, 2006) – Noted comics creator and comics critic Tony Isabella turns his attention towards the Actionopolis hardcover book line in the upcoming issue of Comics Buyer’s Guide.
“Komikwerks’ new Actionopolis line of illustrated novels for young adults utilizes the talents of some of comicdom’s best writers and artists,” writes Isabella in the latest installment of his long-running “Tony’s Tips” column, which appears in issue #1626 of CBG. “If you’re not done with your holiday shopping yet, any one of the Actionopolis novels would make a fine gift for the young adult readers on your list.”
Isabella praised each of the seven Actionopolis titles. Here’s the scorecard:
* “What I did on my Hypergalactic, Interstellar Summer Vacation” by Adam Beechen and Dan Hipp (ISBN: 0974280364) – Four out of Five Tonys.
What I Did on My Hypergalactic Interstellar Summer Vacation by Adam Beechen, Dan Hipp
* “Zombie Monkey Monster Jamboree” by JJ Hart and Will Meugniot (ISBN: 1933925078) – Four out of Five Tonys
Zombie Monkey Monster Jamboree by J. J. Hart, Will Meugniot
* “Blackfoot Braves Society” by Christopher E. Long and Michael Geiger (ISBN: 0974280399) – Four out of Five Tony
Blackfoot Braves Society: Spirit Totems (Blackfoot Braves Society) by Christopher E. Long, Michael Geiger
* “The Forest King” by Dan Mishkin and Tom Mandrake (ISBN: 0974280356) – Four out of Five Tonys
The Forest King: Woodlark’s Shadow by Dan Mishkin, Tom Mandrake
* “Spirit of the Samurai” by Gary Reed and Rick Hoberg (ISBN: 0977880990) – Five out of Five Tonys
Spirit of the Samurai: Of Swords and Rings by Gary Reed, Rick Hoberg
* “The Anubis Tapesty” by Bruce Zick (ISBN: 0974280380) – Four out of Five Tonys
The Anubis Tapestry: Between Twilights by Bruce Zick
* “Heir to Fire” by Rob M. Worley and Mike Dubisch (ISBN: 0974280372) – Five out of Five Tonys
Heir to Fire: Gila Flats by Rob M. Worley, Mike Dubisch
Actionopolis books are available at better comics shops, bookstores and online vendors. For more information about Actionopolis, including downloadable sample chapters of each title, visit http://www.actionopolis.com
Comic Buyer’s Guide #1626 goes on sale this week and features an exclusive original “New Avengers: Illuminati” cover by Mark McKenna and an inside look at the series.
Tony’s Tips is published each month in the pages of Comics Buyer’s Guide. Alternate versions of the column also appear online at http://www.cbgxtra.com/Default.aspx?tabid=42&view=topics&forumid=28 and
Actionopolis, founded by Komikwerks’ publishers Shannon Eric 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 Actionopolis books are in stores now and distributed by Publishers Group West.
For more information please visit http://www.actionopolis.com