Comic Book Publishers

Annotated listing of publishers of comic books and graphic novels.

ABDO

ABDO, a family-owned company, has been publishing educational materials for more than 30 years, including library bound hardcover editions and a variety of digital products. The company is comprised of five divisions: Abdo Publishing, Magic Wagon, Spotlight, Abdo Kids, and Abdo Digital....

    Edina, MN   US

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, photograp...

    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

Aftershock Comics

Launched in April 2015, AfterShock Comics is a comic book company that combines the creative edge of an independent comic book publisher with the strengths and experience of a traditional powerhouse....

    Sherman Oaks, CA   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-mar...

    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, Aren...

    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

Amar Chitra Katha

Amar Chitra Katha has over 350 different titles spanning a range of genres. From mystical stories of gods and goddesses to heroic stories from Indian history, from the wisdom of folktales and fables to the richness of classical literature, our books have something for everyone. Our Vision To ac...

    Mumbai,   IN

American Mule Entertainment

Action comedy cartoon based on the lives of creators Adam Wallenta and Bryon Turner. ...

    Naugatuck, CT   US

Amulet Books

AMULET BOOKS publishes novels, graphic novels, and nonfiction for young adults and middle-grade readers from a stellar roster of authors....

    New York, NY   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

Anomaly Productions

Anomaly Productions is a cutting-edge media company launched by creators Brittenham and Haberlin. Anomaly Productions combines stunning artwork and rich stories to build deeply immersive worlds than can be experienced across multiple platforms and in a multitude of ways. Anomaly is its first release...

    San Diego, CA   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

Archaia

Founded as a niche publisher in 2002, Archaia Entertainment, LLC has become a world renowned graphic novel publisher and media rights holder, with of over 50 titles to its credit, including Mouse Guard, Return of the Dapper Men, Gunnerkrigg Court, Rust, Awakening, Mr. Murder is Dead, Lucid, Tumor, A...

    Los Angeles, CA   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

Arrow Publications, LLC

Arrow Publications, LLC is 29 year-old Maryland-based publisher of fiction and non-fiction books....

    Bethesda, MD   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

Bayeux Arts

Bayeux Arts produces artistic books that build bridges across cultures. Our imprints include Rosencrantz Comics, featuring graphic novels, and Odd Little Books, which brings together visual artists, dramatists, poets, puppeteers, playwrights and musicians....

    Calgary, AB   CA

Benitez Productions

Benitez Productions is the publisher of the modern fantasy comic series "e;Wraithborn"e; and the steampunk series "e;Lady Mechanik"e;....

    Encino, CA   US

BHP Comics

BHP Comics is an independent publisher based in Scotland, producing a variety of comics, graphic novels and art books that cover a wide range of topics and themes. We aim to engage, provoke, inspire and inform with the works we publish. We also produce comic book events across the country inclu...

    Glasgow, Scotland   UK

Biblio Publishing

Welcome to Biblio Publishing - the evolution in the publication, production and sale of books! Biblio Publishing is an independent publisher featuring fresh and interesting titles and offering a free, modern method of publishing. ...

    Columbus, OH   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

Black Mask Comics

Bringing the punk rock ethic to comics c/o co-founders Brett Gurewitz, Steve Niles, and Matt Pizzolo, Black Mask supports creators telling awesome & important stories....

    Los Angeles, CA   US

Black Panel Press

Black Panel Press is an independent graphic novel publisher whose mission is to bring exceptional graphic novels from foreign markets to North America....

    Toronto, ON   CA

Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury Publishing is a leading independent publishing house established in 1986. It has companies in London, New York, Sydney and New Delhi. Its four divisions include Bloomsbury Academic and Professional, Bloomsbury Information, Bloomsbury Adult Publishing and Bloomsbury Children's Publish...

    New York, NY   US

BOOM! Studios

BOOM! Studios was founded by Ross Richie in 2005 with the singular focus of creating world-class comic book and graphic novel storytelling for all audiences. Through the development of four distinct imprints - BOOM! Studios, BOOM! Box, KaBOOM!, and Archaia - BOOM! has produced award-winning original...

    Los Angeles, CA   US

Bywater Books

We’re committed to bringing the best of contemporary writing to a discerning readership. The Bywater Books imprint features lesbian- and feminist-themed fiction and narrative non-fiction, while Amble Press primarily publishes fiction and narrative non-fiction with an emphasis on writers who identi...

    Ann Arbor, MI   US

Cemetery Dance Publications

Founded by Richard Chizmar in 1988, Cemetery Dance Publications is widely-considered the world's leading specialty press publisher of horror and dark suspense. ...

    Forest Hill, MD   US

Centrinian Publishing

Centrinian is a small independent publishing house founded in London on August 5, 2011. Our company publishes a broad range of quality fiction and non-fiction works....

    London, England   UK

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

Coffin Hop Press

New Crime. New Weird. New Pulp. Proudly Canadian publisher of worldwide fiction....

    Calgary, AB   CA

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

Craigmore Creations

Craigmore Creations is an independent publishing house located in Portland, Oregon. Our books celebrate the earth through art and storytelling. We create graphic novels, young adult books, picture books, and educational tools that all share a common thread of natural history....

    Portland, OR   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

David Fickling Books

For nearly twelve years DFB was run as an imprint -- first as part of Scholastic, then of Random House. Since 2013 we've set up as an independent business - joining our separate but sister company, which publishes the new children's comic The Phoenix, to form a DFB Storyhouse....

    Oxford, England   UK

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

Echoic Mobile Press

Echoic Mobile Press is an interactive digital media publishing and technology company. We specialize in publishing ebooks and comics for our interactive mobile app and releasing stories with enhanced features on other digital platforms....

    Matawan, NJ   US

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...

    Seattle, WA   US

Front Forty Press

An independent publishing company based in Chicago focused on visual art and culture. A Front Forty Press project is one that embodies uninhibited creativity and deals with current topics. The work can be functional, political, ecological or simply expressive. What matters most is the cultivation an...

    Chicago, IL   US

Fulcrum Publishing

An independent publisher located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Fulcrum takes pride in encouraging readers to live life to the fullest and to learn something new every day. ...

    Golden, CO   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 th...

    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 Ameri...

    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

Image Comics

Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of best-selling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestr...

    Portland, OR   US

Inhabit Books

Inhabit Education Books is a Nunavut-based educational publishing company with a mandate to provide educators and parents with educational resources that are infused with authentic Northern perspectives, ways of life, and imagery....

    Iqaluit, NU   CA

Insane Comics

Insane Comics is a publisher of creator owned works of art. It is our intention to bring forth the best of what is fresh and exciting in the comic book industry. Insane Comics is only interested in publishing fully realized, creator owned projects and thus, require that project submissions h...

    Loves Park, IL   US

Invisible Publishing

Invisible Publishing is a not-for-profit publisher that produces contemporary Canadian fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry. Our titles are well-written, beautifully designed, and affordable, and even though we're small in scale, we take our work, and our mission, seriously: We believe that book...

    Marmora, ON   CA

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

Lantana Publishing

We are an award-winning children's book publisher and social enterprise with a mission to publish inclusive books by authors from under-represented groups and from around the world, celebrating every kind of child and family....

    Oxford, Enland   UK

Last Gasp Books

Last Gasp is one of the largest and oldest publishers and purveyors of underground books and comics in the world, celebrating its 41st year in business. Over the years we have published, and in some cases brought to light, some of the most respected and talented artists working today. Today, we publ...

    San Francisco, CA   US

Legacy Rising

A comic book publisher located in Columbus, Ohio dedicated to creative comic book stories for all ages of readers!...

    Pickerington, OH   US

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

Lucha Comics

Founded in London, Ontario, Lucha Comics is dedicated to bringing you independent stories that you will not find anywhere else. Historical fiction, Lucha Libre, and super hero stories like you’ve never seen before....

    London, ON   CA

Mad Cave Studios

Established in 2014, Mad Cave Studios is an independent comic book publisher from Miami, Florida driven by madness and committed to creating the most fun and diverse comics on the market. ...

    Miami, FL   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

Myriad Editions

Myriad Editions is an independent publisher of original literary fiction and graphic novels, and producer of the acclaimed 'state of the world' infographic atlas series....

    Brighton, England   UK

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

Nobrow Press

Nobrow is an independent graphic arts publishing company based in Shoreditch, London. Since its inception Nobrow Ltd. has sought to make great design, ground-breaking art and narrative, luscious production values and environmental consciousness central to its mission. ...

    London, England   UK

Outland Entertainment

Outland Entertainment is a publisher specializing in innovative works of speculative fiction, comics, graphic novels, and games. We’ve developed a variety of intellectual property to build a large and varied library of fiction, comics, graphic novels, and games. In 2017, Outland Entertainment acqu...

    Kansas City, MO   US

Owlkids Books

With engaging writing, bold graphics, and the best children's authors, books from Owlkids are loved by parents, teachers, librarians, and - most importantly - kids! In 2008, Owlkids acquired the children's book publisher Maple Tree Press, adding over one hundred award-winning titles to our library....

    Toronto, ON   CA

Pantheon

Part of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Pantheon publishes world-class literature. Pantheon's authors include Julia Glass, James Gleick, Ha Jin, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Alexander McCall Smith, Marjane Satrapi, Art Spiegelman, and Studs Terkel....

    New York, NY   US

Paradisiac Publishing

Paradisiac Publishing is an independent publisher founded in 2009, publishing graphic novels, collections, anthologies, short stories and novels exclusively in the comedy genre....

    San Diego, CA   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

Penny Farthing Press

Penny Farthing Productions is pleased to present a wide variety of award-winning comics and children's books....

    Houston, TX   US

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 a...

    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

Rosarium Publishing

Rosarium Publishing is a fledgling publisher specializing in speculative fiction, comics, and a touch of crime fiction—all with a multicultural flair. Does not accept direct, unsolicited submissions, except for active projects listed on their website....

    Greenbelt, MD   US

Seven Stories Press

Founded in 1995 in New York City and named for the seven authors who committed to a home with a fiercely independent spirit, Seven Stories Press publishes works of the imagination and political titles by voices of conscience. While most widely known for its books on politics, human rights, and socia...

    New York, NY   US

Sloth Publishing Ltd

Comic book publisher in London bringing you new UK talent and translations of continental graphic novels. ...

    Oxford, England   UK

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. ...

    Albany, CA   US

Tenebrous Press

Tenebrous Press aims to deliver the finest in new weird horror from diverse and unsung voices from around the world....

    Portland, OR   US

The Mad Duck Coalition

The Mad Duck Coalition publishing house is a haven for the intellectually curious. A flock of brave mad men and women, we are interested in unique ideas, excellent observations, and engaging prose. We place authorial integrity, intellectual rigor, and passionate pursuits above all else. This is the ...

    New York, NY   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

Tuttle Publishing

Tuttle is regarded as the premier publisher and seller of books rooted in Asian culture. We span many diverse categories and topics and are always in search of talent to become part of our elite team. Since 1948 Tuttle Publishing has given the world access to the cultures, visual arts, cuisine...

    North Clarendon, VT   US

Vertical

Vertical translates the best contemporary Japanese books. We select our popular novels, graphic novels, and quality nonfiction from a rich, variegated stock: Japan's huge and vibrant book market....

    New York, NY   US

Vertigo Comics

Vertigo is a comic books and graphic novel imprint of DC Comics, created as a venue for material of an edgier, more sophisticated nature from today's most provocative writers and artists, including Neil Gaiman, Brian K. Vaughn, Warren Ellis, Gilbert Hernandez, Peter Milligan, Grant Morrison, Ha...

    New York, NY   US

Victory Press

Since 1988, Victory Press has brought Asian culture to the English-speaking world in the form of books, both for adults and children. The Legend of Mu Lan: A Heroine of Ancient China is the most widely known children's story published by Victory Press. Produced five years before Disney's animated ve...

    Monterey, CA   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

W. W. Norton & Company

W. W. Norton & Company is an American publishing company based in New York City. It has been owned wholly by its employees since the early 1960s. Now, in its 90th year and with an annual list of 400 titles, W. W. Norton is a global company, its familiar seagull logo appearing on books in the Uni...

    New York, NY   US

Wannabe Press

Wannabe Press was founded in 2014 by Russell Nohelty after a successful Kickstarter for Ichabod Jones: Monster Hunter. It has since gone on to release Katrina Hates the Dead, Gherkin Boy, along with novels and children's books....

    Long Beach, CA   US

Waverley Books

Waverley publishes Scottish-interest books, and books with Scottish connections. We love history, food and drink, nostalgia and humour, with some fiction....

    Glasgow, Scotland   UK

Yen Press

American manga and graphic novel publisher co-owned by Kadokawa Corporation and Hachette Book Group....

    New York, NY   US

Zenescope Entertainment

Zenescope Entertainment boasts the largest female-driven shared universe in comic books today! With the company's array of badass and beautiful lead characters, Zenescope has grown into one of the most popular comic book publishing houses in the world....

    Horsham, PA   US