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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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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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Rotopolpress

Rotopolpress is a publishing house for graphic storytelling. Our range of products focuses mainly on comics and illustration books, but also includes high-quality art prints, paper games, calendars, postcards and hand-made sketch books. Carefully chosen in line with our taste and elaborately produced, our books and products touch upon the …read more

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Ad Astra Comix

Ad Astra Comix is a promoter, distributor, and publisher based in Toronto, Canada. We promote, create, and retail radical comics that can be used for social change, from education to activism. TCAF 2015 will be the debut of the newly-translated Quebec comic,”Dear Charles: Messages from a Friend and Political Prisoner” …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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