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Charles Burns

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

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Hunt Emerson

Hunt Emerson has drawn cartoons and comic strips since the early 1970s. He has published around 30 comic books and albums, mainly with Knockabout Comics (London), including Lady Chatterley’s Lover, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Casanova’s Last Stand, and Dante’s Inferno. His characters include Firkin the Cat (a strip …read more

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Lucy Knisley

Lucy Knisley is author and illustrator of a number of graphic novels, including Relish; My Life in the Kitchen (From First Second Books) and French Milk (From Simon and Schuster). She’ll have two new books from 2014/15 for TCAF, An Age of License and Displacement from Fantagraphics.

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Eleanor Davis

Eleanor Davis is a cartoonist and illustrator. A collection of her short comics for adults, How To Be Happy, is out now from Fantagraphics Books. She has two graphic novels for kids: The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook (2009) which she created with my husband Drew Weing, and …read more

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Gurihiru

Gurihiru, aka Illustrator Unit Gurihiru and Gurihiru Studios, is a Japanese illustration team, composed of artists Chifuyu Sasaki (workplan design, pencils, inks) and Naoko Kawano (workplan design, colors, webdesign). Though its comic book endeavors are centered in the United States, Gurihiru also illustrates character designs for games and animations in …read more

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Scott McCloud

Scott McCloud is an American cartoonist and comics theorist. He is best known for his non-fiction books about comics, Understanding Comics (1993), Reinventing Comics (2000), and Making Comics (2006). McCloud also created the light-hearted science fiction/superhero comic book series Zot! (1984), in part as a reaction to the increasingly grim …read more

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Alternative Comics

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

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AdHouse Books

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

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Uncivilized Books

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,

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MASSIVE BOOKS

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

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