Fantagraphics Books publishes the best cartoonists in the world, past and present.
Pénélope Bagieu is a French cartoonist and illustrator, known the world-over for her blog Ma vie est tout à fait fascinante (My life is quite fascinating), where she shares moments of her everyday life. In September 2008 released the first volume of Joséphine, a comic which features a character controlled by the Femina …read more
Marc Bell was born in London, Ontario, and has befuddled and bemused his readers for almost twenty years. He is the author of Hot Potatoe, Pure Pajamas, and Shrimpy and Paul and Friends. His comics have appeared in many Canadian weeklies,Vice, and LA Weekly. He is a twin. Marc Bell’s …read more
Boulet, the pen name for Gilles Roussel, is a French comic book creator and cartoonist born February 1, 1975 in Meaux, France. He was among the first French cartoonists to become famous by publishing a comic strip weblog, starting in July 2004. Roussel studied art at the Graduate School of …read more
Lynda Barry has worked as a painter, cartoonist, writer, illustrator, playwright, editor, commentator, and teacher and found that they are very much alike. She lives in Wisconsin, where she is assistant professor of art and Discovery Fellow at University of Wisconsin Madison. Barry is the inimitable creator behind the seminal …read more
Pascal Blanchet was born in Trois-Rivières, Québec in 1980. His books include the beautiful White Rapids, Baloney, La Fugue, and Nocturne. They have been published in multiple languages by esteemed publishers Les Éditions de la Pastèque (French), Drawn & Quarterly (English), and Barbara Fiore (Spanish). As a professional illustrator, he has done work for clients such …read more
Charles Burns’ earliest works include illustrations for the Sub Pop fanzine, and Another Room Magazine of Oakland, California, but he came to prominence when his comics were published for the first time in early issues of RAW, the avant-garde comics magazine founded in 1980 by Françoise Mouly and Art Spiegelman. …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
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.
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