Publishers

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2D Cloud

2D Cloud is a micro-press comics publisher and distributor based in Minneapolis, MN. Since 2007, we have published paper-craft art books, mini comics, and graphic novels by an assortment of both established and new/emerging creatives. Gravitating towards work that balances a distinct vision with narrative elements, we publish artists that …read more

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Adhouse Books

AdHouse Books has been a boutique publishing juggernaut since the year of 2002. Over the years, they have won and been nominated for awards within the comic profession (Ignatz, Harvey, Eisner) and the design world (AIGA, Communication Arts, Domtar Paper). Their library of publications is an eclectic mix of sequential …read more

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Cartoon Books

Cartoon Books was formed In 1991 to publish and license the comics work of Jeff Smith.

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Drawn & Quarterly

With cartoonists that have been instrumental in defining the literary comics medium for the past twenty years and a willingness to experiment with formats and concepts, Drawn & Quarterly has become one of the most influential art and literary comics publishers in North America, if not the whole world. Back …read more

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First Second

First Second Books publishes high quality graphic novels for everyone who loves to read. Launched in May 2006, they are committed to excellence in storytelling, in artwork, and in production. First Second publishes books of lasting value, books that stay in your heart and mind, and on your bookshelf. An …read more

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Groundwood Books

Groundwood Books is an independent children’s publisher based in Toronto. Founded in 1978 by Patricia Aldana, the company is now part of House of Anansi Press. Our authors and illustrators are highly acclaimed both in Canada and internationally, and our books are loved by children around the world. We look …read more

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Kuš!

kuš! (speak koosh!) is the only comics anthology in Latvia founded 2007 in Riga. Every issue contains comics from international and Latvian artists to a certain theme which changes every issue. The aims of kuš! are to popularize comics in a country where this medium is practically non-existant and spreading Latvian comics abroad. …read more

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NBM Publishing

NBM, a pioneer in establishing graphic novels since 1976, is a leading literary comics publisher bringing out the best of European and North American comics. Papercutz is the leading kids only publisher of graphic novels, from the Smurfs and LEGO Ninjago to such charming European series as Ariol and Ernest …read more

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Northwest Press

Northwest Press is an award-winning book publisher dedicated to publishing the best lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender comics collections and graphic novels, because comics should be for everyone!

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Pigeon Press

Based in Oakland, Pigeon Press has published I Want You by Lisa Hanawalt, Boy’s Clubby Matt Furie , New Character Parade by Johnny Ryan and Echo Echo by Charles Burns as well as prints by Daniel Clowes. After a hiatus of a few years Pigeon Press is back to it with a debut book from Toronto’s Nick Maandag for TCAF 2014. Look …read more

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Retrofit Comics

Retrofit Comics was founded in 2011 by comic artist Box Brown to publish fine, mostly short form comics by creators around the world.

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SelfMadeHero

SelfMadeHero is the UK’s leading independent graphic novel publisher. It publishes ground-breaking and beautiful work by authors and artists from across the globe, from Glyn Dillon and Nick Abadzis to Frederik Peeters and David B. A leading light of the graphic novel renaissance at home, SelfMadeHero is at the heart …read more

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Topatoco

The Topato Corporation, or TopatoCo for short, is a company started in Oklahoma by cartoonist Jeffrey Rowland, who has been making internet comics since 1999. In about 2004 he created TopatoCo to legitimize the sale of merchandise related to his internet webcomics. Shortly thereafter he began taking on the duties …read more

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Vertical Inc

Vertical translates the best contemporary Japanese books. We select our popular novels, graphic novels, and quality nonfiction from a rich, variegated stock: Japan’s huge and vibrant book market. In fields like animation and video games, Japanese entertainment thrills people worldwide. The Japanese book world’s offerings are equally entertaining. Until now, …read more

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Absolute Truth Press

Absolute Truth Press is an independent publisher of comics, books, magazines and music founded in 1995 by Kaisa and Christoffer Leka. Their books have met with widespread appreciation both among professional designers, comic book fans as well as the reading public in general – in no small way thanks to the …read more

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Blank Slate Books

Blanks Slate is a UK-based publisher of comics and graphic novels, focusing on providing a platform for new and emerging talent. In addition to its acclaimed New British Comics line, Blank Slate also translate award-winning comics from wider Europe and beyond.

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Conundrum Press

Conundrum Press was founded in 1996 in Montreal to publish under-represented writing and art. Since moving to Nova Scotia a few years ago have focused on publishing exclusively graphic novels, zine collections, and art books. Our BDANG imprint translates underground cartoonists from Quebec and our Conundrum International imprint is for …read more

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Fantagraphics Books

Fantagraphics Books has been a leading proponent of comics as a legitimate form of art and literature since it began publishing the critical trade magazine The Comics Journal in 1976. By the early 1980s, Fantagraphics found itself at the forefront of the burgeoning movement to establish comics as a medium …read more

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Grimalkin Press

Grimalkin Press is Jordan Shiveley and occasional cohorts. We are interested in printing comics that both function as art objects as well as beautiful works of sequential art.

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Koyama Press

Founded in 2007, Koyama Press is a Toronto-based small press. Our mandate is to promote and support a wide range of emerging and established artists. Projects include comics, graphic novels, art books, and zines. We are known for our alternative edge and diverse range of titles that include a myriad …read more

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MASSIVE

MASSIVE is a merchandising and publishing platform which showcases queer manga and paraphernalia from Japan and elsewhere.

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Nobrow Press

Nobrow started in the winter of 2008 with the aim to provide an independent platform for graphic art, Illustration and art comics in the UK and abroad, to become a leading proponent of quality in book design and a standard bearer for original creative content in print publishing.

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La Pastèque

La Pastèque was founded by Martin Brault and Frédéric Gauthier in Montréal, Québec in July 1998, and their first publication, the first volume of Spoutnik, appeared that December. The establishment publisher arose from talks between Brault and Gauthier about the state of comics in Québec around 1997. Things seemed pessimistic, …read more

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Pixie Trix

Pixie Trix Comix came to life in 2008 after a need to brand the comics Gisèle Lagacé & David Lumsdon were involved with. It’s a brand, a studio, a publishing company, a webcomics portal, and to a lesser extent, a link exchange network for a few select friends in the …read more

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Secret Acres

“Not so secret anymore” (Douglas Wolk, Publisher’s Weekly), Secret Acres is a comics publishing company, founded in 2006. Currently, the company publishes story collections and original graphic novels. Secret Acres sells and distributes its creators’ mini-comics and other selfpublished works. Secret Acres can be seen exhibiting at better comics conventions. …read more

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Top Shelf Productions

Top Shelf Productions is the literary graphic novel publisher best known for its ability to discover and showcase the vanguard of the comics scene. Founded by publishers Brett Warnock and Chris Staros in 1997, Top Shelf has produced over 300 award-winning and critically-acclaimed graphic novels and comic books that have …read more

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Uncivilized Books

Uncivilized Books is small press run by cartoonist Tom Kaczynski dedicated to publishing great comics, mini-comics & graphic novels. This year, Uncivilized Books is supporting the appearance of  Featured Guest Gabrielle Bell, as well as her debuting book Truth is Fragmentary: Travelogues & Diaries. Books Here are the new books that …read more

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Youth in Decline

Youth in Decline is a publisher of lovely and strange zines, comics, and books. We are run by Publisher Ryan Sands, and based our of a small office/Risograph print shop in San Francisco. Youth in Decline’s focus is on supporting diverse and unique stories from up and coming North American …read more

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