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Abrams Books

Founded by Harry N. Abrams in 1949, ABRAMS was the first company in the United States to specialize in the creation and distribution of art and illustrated books. Now a subsidiary of La Martinière Groupe, the company publishes visually stunning illustrated books in the areas of art, photography, cooking, interior and garden design, craft, architecture, entertainment, fashion, sports, and pop culture, as well as children's books and general interest titles.
New York, NY   US

Action Planet Comics

Home of Mike Manley's Monsterman and the weekly on-line comic G.I.R.L. Patrol
UpperDarby, PA   US

AiT/Planet Lar

AiT/Planet Lar is a pop-culture company dedicated to bringing high-quality entertainment to the masses through the creation of original projects or producing works deserving of wider recognition. Currently the company is focused on producing Original Graphic Novels to be distributed through mass-market bookstores, Amazon.com, and specialty bookshops around the world.
San Francisco, CA   US

Allen & Unwin

Allen & Unwin is Australia's leading independent publisher, producing approximately 250 new titles each year including literary and commercial fiction, a broad range of general non fiction, academic and professional titles and books for children and young adults. Imprints include Allen & Unwin, Arena, Crows Nest and Inspired Living (MBS).
Crows Nest, NSW   AU

Alternative Comics

Alternative Comics is a U.S. independent graphic novel and comic book publisher currently based in Cupertino, California. In addition to publishing creator-owned titles, Alternative Comics is also a noted publisher of anthologies.
Cupertino, CA   US

American Mule Entertainment

Action comedy cartoon based on the lives of creators Adam Wallenta and Bryon Turner.
Naugatuck, CT   US

Andrews McMeel

Known for cutting-edge comics and best-selling humor, cookbook, puzzle, and children's books, Andrews McMeel has a passion for publishing original talent and delighting readers with innovative books and gifts that are worth sharing.
Kansas City, MO   US

Antarctic Press

Antarctic Press is a Texas-based company that was started in 1984 which has grown to become one of the largest publisher of comics in the United States with over 850 titles with a total circulation of over 5 million.
San Antonio, TX   US

Archie Comics

The Archie Comics line of comic books is one of the most successful, longest running brands in the history of the comic industry. Archie Comics have sold 1.5 billion comics and are published in a dozen different foreign languages and distributed all over the world.
Mamaroneck, NY   US

Archon Comics

Archon Comics is a LA-based comic book studio managed by Troy Dye and Tom Kelesides, writers of such comics as Shrek, Megamind and Puss In Boots.
Los Angeles, CA   US

Asylum Press

Asylum Press is a publishing company that produces premium comic books and graphic novels within the horror, science fiction, and action genres.
Los Angeles, CA   US

Black Bed Sheet Books

Publishers of books in the horror genre primarily, but Black Bed Sheet books also considers Fantasy, Science Fiction, Suspense, Young Adult, Contemporary, Thrillers, and anything else with a dark theme.
Antelope, CA   US

Cinco Puntos Press

Independent book publisher: featuring fine multicultural literature for adults, young adults and children.
El Paso, TX   US

Cochran Publishing

Publisher of specialty books for collectors. Includes books on comic book art, Hopalong Cassidy, and biographies of Les Paul and Chet Atkins.
Rapid City, SD   US

Conundrum Press

Conundrum is renowned in Canadian publishing for its innovative, wide-ranging, often genre-defying, books of fiction, cultural history, graphic novels, spoken word and artist projects.
Wolfville, NS   CA

Cottonwood Publishing Inc

Cottonwood Publishing is a small press publisher publishing Western genre books and art, primarily work written and drawn by Stan Lynde.
Helena, MT   US

Dark Horse Comics

Dark Horse Comics is the fourth largest comic-book publisher in the U.S. and is recognized as the world's leading publisher of licensed comics material.
Milwaukie, OR   US

DC Comics

Large producer and distributor of comics whose entities include Paradox Press, Vertigo Comics, Superman, Batman and MAD Magazine.
New York, NY   US

Del Ray Spectra

Random House imprints publishing science fiction and fantasy titles. Del Ray is an imprint of Ballantine Books, Spectra is an imprint of Bantam.
New York, NY   US

Drawn and Quarterly

A Canadian comic book publishing company focusing on graphic novels and underground or alternative comics.
Montreal, PQ   CA

Fantagraphics Books

Fantagraphics Books has been a leading proponent of comics as a legitimate form of art and literature since it began publishing the critical trade magazine The Comics Journal in 1976. Fantagraphics was ranked among the top five most influential publishers in the history of comics in a recent poll by an industry trade newspaper; it was the only independent publisher on the list, and the only contemporary publisher named alongside corporate behemoths Marvel and DC.
Seattle, WA   US

Garrett County Press

Garrett County Press is an indepdendent publisher based in New Orleans, Louisiana offering nonfiction and fiction published in paper and electronically.
New Orleans, LA   US

Gemstone Publishing Inc

Best known as the home of The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide, Gemstone Publishing, a division of Geppi's Entertainment Publishing & Auctions, was formed by Diamond Comic Distributors President and Chief Executive Officer Stephen A. Geppi as a conduit for his efforts in preserving and promoting the history of the comics medium.
Timonium, MD   US

Groundwood Books

Groundwood Books is an independent Canadian publisher of beautiful and thought-provoking books for children. For over 35 years we have been attracting attention, praise, starred reviews and awards for our warm and intelligent children’s books. We publish in Canada, the United States and Latin America. Our books, many of which tell the stories of people whose voices are not always heard, are read and loved by children around the world.
Toronto, ON   CA

Hermes Press

Hermes Press is one of a handful of publishers which exclusively produces books and comic strip reprints focusing on the art and artists of the comics, cartoon and comic strips, pulp magazines of the 1920s and 1930s, art books covering science fiction, and popular culture.
New Castle, PA   US

Heroic Publishing

Publisher of Flare, Champions and other comic book titles, celebrating 25 years in the comic book industry.
Long Beach, CA   US

Kids Can Press

Kids Can Press is the largest Canadian-owned children’s publisher, with an award-winning list of over 500 picture books and non-fiction and fiction titles for toddlers to young adults, each designed to develop children’s literacy levels and a love of reading.
Toronto, ON   CA

Lerner Publishing Group

An educational children's book and electronic content publisher offering nonfiction and fiction books and digital content for grades K-12.
Minneapolis, MN   US

Marvel Comics

Marvel counts among its characters such well-known properties as Spider-Man, the X-Men, Iron Man, the Hulk, the Fantastic Four, Thor and Captain America; antagonists such as Doctor Doom, the Green Goblin, Magneto, Galactus, and the Red Skull.
New York, NY   US

Modern Tales

The home of high-quality web comics. Some available by subscription only, others free to browse and ad supported.
Louisville, KY   US

NBM Publishing

NBM is a leading critically acclaimed independent graphic novel publisher showcasing the diversity of comics from North America and Europe.
New York, NY   US

Pedlar Press

Pedlar Press is an independent Canadian book publisher based in St. John's NL, specializing in contemporary works of poetry, prose and graphic novels, works that extend the tradition of literary experimentation.
St John's, NL   CA

Perseus Books Group

Publishes several distinct imprints: Avalon Travel, Basic Books, BasicCivitas, Da Capo, PublicAffairs, Running Press, Seal Press, Vanguard Press, and Westview Press.
New York, NY   US

Portage & Main Press

Portage & Main Press publishes a wide range of innovative and practical K–12 educational materials. We build dynamic learning communities by bringing together authors, educators, and students. The HighWater imprint publishes books that contribute to the understanding of the Canadian experience in all its diversity, including high-quality fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages. Our current catalog includes a rich mix of Aboriginal literature, including novels, graphic novels, memoirs, and children’s books.
Winnipeg, MB   CA

Random House

Random House, Inc., the world's largest English language trade publisher, publishes books in nearly every category.
New York, NY   US

Stone Bridge Press

Stone Bridge Press was established in Berkeley, California, in 1989 and has about 150 titles in print, covering such Japan-related areas as language, business, literature, manga, design, and culture.
Berkeley, CA   US

TOR Books

Tor Books is the most successful science fiction and fantasy publisher in the world. Also publishes science fiction and fantasy for teens under its Tor Teens imprint, and comics and graphic novels under its Seven Seas imprint.
New York, NY   US

Vision Land Comics

Christian comic book company whose series include Angel Dreams and The Sixth Seal.
Medford, OR   US

Visionary Comics

Visionary Comics - Independent Production Studio, Digital Publisher, and Transmedia Creative Development Company - Launched in 2006.
Annapolis, MD   US

Viz Media, LLC

US publisher of Japanese anime and manga animation and comics for English-speaking audiences.
San Francisco, CA   US

Xulu Comics

Independent comic book publisher.
Fort Wayne, IN   US