About TKO Studios

TKO Presents new comic books by Top Creators such as Jeff Lemire, Garth Ennis, Roxane Gay and many more. We make all books in set available at initial release, Binge-Read each full series in either Paperback, Box Set or Digital. TKO's series include Original Graphic Novels (top selling graphic novels by today’s leading creators), Signature Series (limited edition collectors items signed by your favorite creators), All Ages Graphic Novels (all ages books), TKO Shorts (one-punch knockouts created by top talent) and Illustrated Fiction books.

Meet the team

Portrait of Salvatore Simone

Salvatore Simone

Co-Founder of TKO Studios

Sal Simeone is the author of Bram Stoker award nominee LONESOME DAYS, SAVAGE NIGHTS, an entrepreneur, professional driver in the IMSA/GTO and SCCA Trans Am auto racing series, publisher, producer and CEO of TKO Studios. Along with Tze Chun, Sal co-founded TKO Studios.

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Portrait of Salvatore Simone
Portrait of Salvatore Simone

Salvatore Simone

Co-Founder of TKO Studios

Sal Simeone is the author of Bram Stoker award nominee LONESOME DAYS, SAVAGE NIGHTS, an entrepreneur, professional driver in the IMSA/GTO and SCCA Trans Am auto racing series, publisher, producer and CEO of TKO Studios. Along with Tze Chun, Sal co-founded TKO Studios.

Portrait of Tze Chun

Tze Chun

Co-Founder of TKO Studios

Tze (pronounced “Z”) Chun is a writer, director, producer, and visual artist based in Los Angeles, CA. Along with Salvatore Simeone, Chun co-founded TKO Studios to modernize the comic book industry, creatively and commercially.

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Portrait of Tze Chun

Tze Chun

Co-Founder of TKO Studios

Tze (pronounced “Z”) Chun is a writer, director, producer, and visual artist based in Los Angeles, CA. Along with Salvatore Simeone, Chun co-founded TKO Studios to modernize the comic book industry, creatively and commercially. Prior to his comic book work, he was a writer/producer on Fox’s hit Batman prequel show GOTHAM and wrote on ABC’s ONCE UPON A TIME.

He also wrote and directed the award-winning films WINDOWBREAKER (Sundance 2007), CHILDREN OF INVENTION (Sundance 2009) the Bryan Cranston thriller COLD COMES THE NIGHT (Sony), as well as an episode of BAFTA-nominee LITTLE AMERICA (Apple TV+) centering around his mother's life.

He is currently creator and showrunner of an animated Gremlins prequel GREMLINS: SECRETS OF THE MOGWAI for Warner Bros and Amblin, premiering on HBO Max in 2022. He is also Executive Producer and Co-Showrunner of Boots Riley’s upcoming Amazon series I’M A VIRGO.

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Sebastian Girner

Editor in Chief

Sebastian Girner German-born, American-raised writer, and editor of comics and graphic novels. For over a decade he has developed, produced and creatively guided best-selling and acclaimed comic fiction, for publishers.

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Portrait of Sebastian Girner

Sebastian Girner

Editor in Chief

Sebastian Girner German-born, American-raised writer, and editor of comics and graphic novels. For over a decade he has developed, produced and creatively guided best-selling and acclaimed comic fiction, for publishers including Marvel Entertainment, Image Comics, VIZ Media and Random House. Since its launch in 2018 Sebastian has served as TKO STUDIO’s Editor in Chief.

Sebastian is also the writer of such comics as Scales & Scoundrels, The Devil’s Red Bride, and Shirtless Bear-Fighter!

He lives and works in Brooklyn with his wife (who is a teacher), their son (who is a baby) and dog (who is a very good boy).

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Marc Visnick

VP of Sales and Business Development

Marc Visnick is VP of Sales and Business Development, based in Nashville, TN. Prior to joining TKO in 2020, he worked at Ingram Content Group, co-founded Callisto Media and spent 11 years at Lonely Planet where he ended up as Director of Sales, North America.

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Portrait of Marc Visnick

Marc Visnick

VP of Sales and Business Development

Marc Visnick is VP of Sales and Business Development, based in Nashville, TN. Prior to joining TKO in 2020, he worked at Ingram Content Group, co-founded Callisto Media and spent 11 years at Lonely Planet where he ended up as Director of Sales, North America.