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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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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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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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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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Barbara Stok

Barbara Stok is well known for her candid autobiographical graphic novels. In 2009, she was awarded the Stripschapprijs for her oeuvre, one of the most prestigious prizes for comic books in the Netherlands. In addition to her work for newspapers and magazines, she has eight books to her name. Vincent, …read more

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Grimalkin Press

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.

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DELEBILE

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.

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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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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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