2D CLOUD is a comics publisher and visual purveyor based in Minneapolis, MN. Founded in 2007 as a loose collective of local artists focused on the advocacy of experiments in visual narrative, the label has since expanded its scope to publish challenging, expressive work by both new and established creatives …read more
AdHouse Books LLC 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 …read more
Alternative Comics publishes original and intelligent creator-owned comic books and graphic novels. Founded in 1993, Alternative established itself as one of the leading publishers of the independent comics movement in the 2000’s. Alternative has a long tradition of introducing emerging talented creators to a larger audience. Many now established artists …read more
Delebile is a small italian self-publishing label born in March 2010. During these four years we produced seven anthologic comic and illustration books, and various monographic projects. We also run a small screenprint lab, that we use for our projects as well as a print-on-demand service for different authors.
Fantagraphics Books publishes the best cartoonists in the world, past and present.
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
MASSIVE GOODS brings original and archival gay manga and art from Japan to Anglophone audiences. Our artists include Gengoroh Tagame, JIRAIYA, Kaz Ichikawa, Seizoh Ebisubashi and Inu Yoshi, to name a few, and our work includes a wide range of fashion and publishing products. Our own book, “Massive: Gay Erotic …read more
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.
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
Pow Pow is an independent, Montréal based publisher. Since its creation in 2010, it has released 21 books including Zviane’s «Les deuxièmes» which has recently been nominated for a Joe Shuster Award. Our books have received countless prizes and nominations at the Bédélys, Bédéis Causa, Expozine and Joe Shuster awards. …read more
Retrofit Comics was founded by Box Brown and publishes short alternative-comics, roughly one every month or two. We are revitalizing the floppy comic format as a publisher with a diverse set of artists who have a strong dedication to quality of work and to comics as a medium. In 2015 …read more
“Not so secret anymore” (Douglas Wolk, Publisher’s Weekly), Secret Acres is a comics publishing company, founded in 2006. “A jewel in the present, rich world of small-press enterprises” (Tom Spurgeon, The Comics Reporter), we publish comics of all shapes and sizes. Secret Acres also sells and distributes its creators’ mini-comics …read more
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
Youth in Decline is a publisher of lovely and strange comics & zines.
Ad Astra Comix is a promoter, distributor, and publisher based in Toronto, Canada. We promote, create, and retail radical comics that can be used for social change, from education to activism. TCAF 2015 will be the debut of the newly-translated Quebec comic,”Dear Charles: Messages from a Friend and Political Prisoner” …read more
Based out of Toronto, Canada, AH Comics is settled into one of the most diverse and popular cities for writers and artists alike. Through this rich market AH Comics has tapped the landscape and produced several critically successful books since it’s inception in 2011. The original graphic novel “Titan: An …read more
Conundrum Press was founded in 1996 in Montreal to publish underrepresented writing and art. Since our move to Nova Scotia in 2010 we have focussed on publishing exclusively graphic novels, almost exclusively by Canadians.
Drawn & Quarterly is the Montreal-based publisher of the world’s best cartoonists, including Adrian Tomine, Lynda Barry, Tove Jansson, Daniel Clowes, Chris Ware, Kate Beaton, Chester Brown, Seth, and many other luminaries of the medium.
Grimalkin Press is a small press publishing out of Minneapolis, Minnesota. We focus on books that have as much attention given to HOW they are printed/bound as to WHAT is being printed and bound. We are currently putting out beautiful comics, art zines and other visual oddities.
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
Founded in 1976 by publisher Terry Nantier while still studying at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Communications, NBM (at the time, Flying Buttress Publications) was among the very first to bring the concept of graphic novels over to these shores. It started by publishing Europeans such as Enki Bilal. Struggling …read more
Northwest Press was founded in 2010 by Charles “Zan” Christensen, and is dedicated to publishing the best lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender comics collections and graphic novels.
Based in Oakland, Pigeon Press has published comics with Lisa Hanawalt, Matt Furie, Johnny Ryan, nick Maandag and Charles Burns as well as prints by Daniel Clowes. Look at for more Comics, Books, and Fine Press Prints from Pigeon Press later this year. Pigeon Press Gallery, a mostly online gallery …read more
Press Gang is a publishers collective comprised of Floating World Comics and Study Group Comics. Floating World is a great comic shop in Portland, OR that also publishes a number of cool books and newspapers. Study Group is a comics website that has published a number of award winning books …read more
Rotopolpress is a publishing house for graphic storytelling. Our range of products focuses mainly on comics and illustration books, but also includes high-quality art prints, paper games, calendars, postcards and hand-made sketch books. Carefully chosen in line with our taste and elaborately produced, our books and products touch upon the …read more
UK-based independent publisher SelfMadeHero aims to publish works that provoke, entertain, inspire, and inform through visual narratives. We are proud to publish ground-breaking and beautiful work by authors and artists from across the globe, from the quirky and humorous to the political and profound.
Uncivilized Books is a multiple award nominated (L.A. Time Book Award, Eisner, and Ignatz) literary comics and Graphic Novel publisher based in Minneapolis, MN (USA). Authors we’ve published: Gabrielle Bell, David B., Joann Sfar, James Romberger, Jon Lewis, Zak Sally, Laura Park, Tom Kaczynski, Kevin Huizenga,