Publishers

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2dcloud

2dcloud is a skunkworks publishing project. Founded in 2007 as a loose artists’ collective focused on the advocacy of experiments in visual narrative. Since then the label has since grown to an Eisner nominated LLC, expanding our scope to publish challenging, expressive work by both new and established creatives across …read more

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Avery Hill Publishing

Avery Hill is a small publishing company based in South London that helps aspiring creators reach their potential, welcomes the geniuses that the mainstream doesn’t recognise and is a home for more personal/niche projects by established, name creators. We have grown from humble beginnings of publishing zines and comics created …read more

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Centrala

We are a publishing house originally based in Poland, specializing in comics since 2007. Our authors include Chester Brown, Sara Colaone, Howard Cruse, Anke Feuchtenberger, Tom Gauld, Line Hoven, Lucie Lomová, Luke Pearson, Bastien Vives, Jay Wright and Alexandar Zograf. We live in three cities: Poznan, Berlin, and now also …read more

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Conundrum Press

“Based in Nova Scotia, Andy Brown’s Conundrum Press has quietly become a major force in alt-comics publishing.” — The Comics Journal Conundrum Press is a book publishing company located in Montreal, Canada, founded in 1995 by Andy Brown. Conundrum is renowned in Canadian publishing for its innovative, wide-ranging, often genre-defying, …read more

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DeHavilland Ediciones

DeHavilland Ediciones is a small publishing house from Barcelona which started in 2012 with Clift, a quarterly zine that brought together 20 different writers, illustrators and photographers in every issue, followed by Heredera, a collection of poster-zines entirely devoted to a woman painter and a brand new imprint dedicated to …read more

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Fanfare Presents

Fanfare Presents is a publisher of translated graphic novels from around the world and distributor of artistic storytelling and comic novels from small press companies in the UK, such as Knockabout, Borderline Press, Book Palace and Atlantic Press.

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First Second Books

First Second Books publishes high quality graphic novels for everyone who loves to read. We 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.

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Hollow Press

Hollow Press is a publisher from Italy. They specialize in dark and visceral horror comics.

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Lounak

Lounak Books was born from a desire to make beautiful books from the incredible work unfolding all around us. Fascinated simultaneously by American, European and Asian comic books, we publish the Studio’s artists as well as those who inspire us. Lounak Books pay tribute to the cultural hybridization that has …read more

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NBM Graphic Novels

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

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Nobrow

Nobrow burst into existence in late 2008 as the joint creative endeavour of two friends and ex-St Martin’s alumni: Sam Arthur and Alex Spiro. Since its inception Nobrow Ltd. has sought to make great design, ground-breaking art and narrative, luscious production values and environmental consciousness central to its mission. We …read more

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La Pastèque

La Pasteque was founded by Martin Brault and Frederic Gauthier in Montreal, Quebec 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 Quebec around 1997. Things seemed pessimistic, …read more

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Peow!

Sweden based publisher trying to put out the best comics they can at any given moment from artists anywhere in the world. Surprise new books this year. Keep your eyes open.

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Press Gang

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

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Retrofit Comics

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. Debuting at …read more

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Rotopolpress

Rotopolpress is a publishing house for graphic storytelling. Our range of products focuses mainly on comics and illustration books, but also includes zines, paper games, postcards and hand-printed sketch booklets. Founded in 2007 and based in Kassel, Germany, Rotopolpress books touch upon the borders of what illustration and comic art …read more

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SelfMadeHero

SelfMadeHero is the UK’s leading graphic novel publisher. The company publishes ground-breaking and beautiful work by authors and artists from across the globe, from the quirky and humorous to the political and profound. We are proud to publish graphic novels and visual narratives that provoke, entertain, inspire, and inform. Spring …read more

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Soaring Penguin Press

Soaring Penguin Press is a UK-based graphic novel and comics publisher known for both their translations as well as publishing high quality home-grown talent. Notable past publications include French creator Loisel’s Peter Pan collected into an omnibus edition for the first time in English; the WWI graphic anthology To End All Wars featuring …read more

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Topatoco

The Topato Corporation (styled as TopatoCo) is a widely recognized online retailer of webcomic and related merchandise. It was established around 2004 by artist Jeffrey Rowland.

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Uncivilized Books / Odod Books

Uncivilized Books is a multiple award nominated (L.A. Times Book Award, Eisner, and Ignatz) comics and Graphic Novel publisher based in Minneapolis, MN (USA). Authors we’ve published: Gabrielle Bell, David B., Joann Sfar & many more. In 2016 we’re launching a new kids imprint Odod Books.

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AH Comics

AH Comics’ debut publication, Titan: An Alternate History, was named “The Best in New Graphic Novels” by The National Post in 2011, and entered into the required reading curriculum for a contemporary Canadian literature course at Western University. Their second project, Hobson’s Gate, is a 3 part graphic novel series …read more

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Breakdown Press

You can find this exhibitor in the Wowee Zonk Small Press Area. Debuting at TCAF 2016 from Breakdown Press: The Artist by Anna Haifisch Haifisch’s idiosyncratic comic strips chronicle the experiences of an artist in his formative years, satirising the exclusive, and at times, absurd, nature of the fine art …read more

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Chromatic Press Inc.

Chromatic Press is an independent publisher of original comics, light novels, and audio dramas in English for women and men across the globe. Chromatic titles are serialized in the online, multimedia magazine Sparkler Monthly and then collected into ebooks, audiobooks, and print versions.

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Czap Books

Czap Books is a micropress dedicated to nurturing and supporting a growing family of artists. Named after the “chapbook,” they celebrate the poetic, the personal and the weird in a diverse universe of comics.   Debuting at TCAF 2016: Ley Lines: Made with Love in Hell – Mimi Chrzanowski   This comic will …read more

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Drawn + Quarterly

Over the course of several decades, Drawn & Quarterly has grown from a single-issue magazine to an internationally renowned publisher of the world’s best cartoonists. D+Q has published many North American luminaries of the medium including Adrian Tomine, Lynda Barry, Daniel Clowes, Chris Ware, Kate Beaton, Chester Brown, and Seth, …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 was at the forefront of the burgeoning movement to establish comics as a medium as …read more

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Groundwood Books & House of Anansi

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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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 GOODS

MASSIVE GOODS produces comics, inspired apparel and merchandise based on queer and gender forward manga mainly from Japan. Our artists include gay luminaries such as Gengoroh Tagame and JIRAIYA, as well as the controversial “pussy kayak” artist known as ROKUDENASHIKO.

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New York Review Comics

New York Review Comics is a new series of books published by New York Review Books. In the tradition of NYRB Classics, NYRC will present new editions and new translations of some overlooked comics gems—unique, powerful, and surprising books that will appeal both to longtime comics fans and to the …read more

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Northwest Press

Since 2010, Northwest Press has been publishing a full line of graphic novels, collections, and comics that feature an assortment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender characters.

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Penguin Random House Canada

Penguin Random House Canada is the Canadian division of Penguin Random House, the world’s most global trade book publisher. Among its many imprints are the venerable graphic novel line PANTHEON, and PRH also distributes books to the book trade, including graphic novels, for a variety of other publishers including DC …read more

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Pow Pow Press

Éditions Pow Pow is a Montreal-based, French language publisher. It was created in 2010 by comics artist Luc Bossé. By 2014, Pow Pow had published over twenty graphic novels by a growing number of authors. Pow Pow Press was created as a way to translate some of these books in …read more

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Renegade Arts Entertainment

Still Canada’s fastest growing graphic novel publisher, located in a secret mountain hideout in the Rocky Mountains. We publish creator owned stories featuring Canada’s history, indigenous tales, horror, adventure and humour. Our latest books include Arctic Comics, an anthology of tales about Canada’s north including stories by Michael Kusugak and …read more

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Revue PLANCHES

Revue PLANCHES is a quarterly of Quebec comics. Based in a Non-profit Organisation, Revue PLANCHES is devoted to promote Quebec authors by publishing several short stories in each issues. This magazine was launched by two passionated women and its does a lot to dynamise the comic environment.

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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 self- published works. Secret Acres can be seen exhibiting at better comics …read more

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Seven Stories Press/Triangle Square

Since 1995 Seven Stories Press has been known for it’s independent spirit and focus on publishing works of the imagination by voices of conscience. In 2013 we launched Triangle Square to bring the same sense of social justice and joy to books for children and young readers. Cory Silverberg is …read more

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Top Shelf Productions

TOP SHELF PRODUCTIONS, based in Marietta, Georgia, has published critically acclaimed and popularly beloved graphic novels since 1997. Now an imprint of IDW Publishing, Top Shelf continues to showcase the vanguard of the comics medium, publishing works of literary sophistication, visionary artistry, and personal resonance.

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Éditions TRIP is a small alternative publisher whose mandate is to raise awareness of Quebecois comics on the international market. We wish to encourage the creation of vivid artistic works and to promote them by means of publications, conventions, conferences, and exhibitions. Trip was created and is managed by Stanley …read more

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Youth in Decline

Youth in Decline is a publisher of lovely and strange comics & zines. Based out of San Francisco, we publish the award-wining monograph quarterly Frontier, as well as graphic novels by unique creators from around the world.

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