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Marguerite Abouet

Marguerite Abouet was born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, in 1971. At the age of 12, her parents sent her to live with her uncle in Paris in order to pursue her education.She worked as a legal assistant in Paris while she wrote her first graphic novel, Aya. Before writing Aya, …read more

Balak 160


Balak (aka Yves Bigerel)—Graduated from the Gobelins school of Animation in 2006, Balak works as a storyboard artists, 2D animator and TV show director in France. He works with Marvel Comics on the new digital Infinite Comics brand, under his real name (Yves BIGEREL), as a storyboard artist (Avengers VS X-men with Mark Waid, Guardians of …read more

Boulet 160


Boulet 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 webcomic, starting in July 2004. Boulet studied art at the Graduate School of Decorative Arts in Strasbourg. In 2001, he published his …read more

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Adrian Alphona

Adrian Alphona is a Canadian comic book artist best known for his work on Marvel Comics’ Runaways, which he co-created with writer Brian K. Vaughan. Slated to be pencilling the second volume of Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane when writer Terry Moore took over writing duties from Sean McKeever, Alphona instead …read more

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Kate Beaton

Kate Beaton is a Canadian cartoonist who appeared in the comics scene in 2007 with her online work Hark! A Vagrant! Since then, she has become a fan favourite and has garnered a significant following, with illustrations appearing in places like the New Yorker, Harper’s, and Marvel’s Strange Tales anthology. Her …read more

Chester Brown 160

Chester Brown

Chester Brown was born in Montreal in 1960 and is best known for his two recent nonfiction graphic novels: the meticulously researched and Harvey Award­-winning Louis Riel and the controversial, critically acclaimed Paying for It. Brown began self-­publishing his comic book series Yummy Fur at 23, and has been publishing with D+Q since …read more

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Soaring Penguin Press

Soaring Penguin Press is a UK-based graphic novel and comics publisher known for both their translations as well as publishing high quality home-grown talent. Notable past publications include French creator Loisel’s Peter Pan collected into an omnibus edition for the first time in English; the WWI graphic anthology To End All Wars featuring …read more

SelfMadeHero 160


SelfMadeHero is the UK’s leading graphic novel publisher. The company publishes ground-breaking and beautiful work by authors and artists from across the globe, from the quirky and humorous to the political and profound. We are proud to publish graphic novels and visual narratives that provoke, entertain, inspire, and inform. Spring …read more

Lounak 160


Lounak Books was born from a desire to make beautiful books from the incredible work unfolding all around us. Fascinated simultaneously by American, European and Asian comic books, we publish the Studio’s artists as well as those who inspire us. Lounak Books pay tribute to the cultural hybridization that has …read more


Groundwood Books & House of Anansi

Groundwood Books is an independent children’s publisher based in Toronto. Founded in 1978 by Patricia Aldana, the company is now part of House of Anansi Press. Our authors and illustrators are highly acclaimed both in Canada and internationally, and our books are loved by children around the world. We look …read more

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