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Pénélope Bagieu

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

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Marc Bell

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

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Boulet

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

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Lynda Barry

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

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Pascal Blanchet

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

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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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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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Secret Acres

“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

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AH Comics Inc

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

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Top Shelf Productions

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

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