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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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, with three other projects in various stages of production.
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.
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, Artesia, and An Elegy for Amelia Johnson. Additionally, Archaia has built unmatched co-development relationships with some of the most recognizable brands in Hollywood, including The Jim Henson Company where Archaia has built an entire graphic novel product line.
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.
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.
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 including workshops, talks, exhibitions as well as the critically acclaimed and popular comic book festival – Glasgow Comic Con.
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.
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 Publishing.
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 work, including Lumberjanes, The Woods, Giant Days, Klaus, and Mouse Guard, while also breaking new ground with established licenses such as WWE, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Cartoon Network, and Jim Henson Company properties.
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 identify as people of color, and those writing across the broader queer spectrum.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 and communication of ideas.
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.
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.
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.
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 Silvestri and Jim Valentino. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline, Skybound and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today.
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 have a complete creative team (writer, artist, and colorist).
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 books are meant to be enjoyed by everyone. At Invisible, publishers and authors recognize a commitment to one another, and to the development of communities that can sustain and encourage storytellers.
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.
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 publish 12-20 new titles per year, focusing on 'lowbrow' and 'pop surrealist' artists, as well as graphic novels and pop culture titles. We also distribute all sorts of weird 'n' wonderful subversive literature, graphic novels, tattoo, and art books, supplying them to bookstores and art galleries on six continents.
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.
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.
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.
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 acquired Ragnarok Publications and brought an incredible library of intellectual property, anthologies, and a distribution deal through Independent Publishers Group (IPG) into the fold.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rosarium Publishing is a fledgling publisher specializing in speculative fiction, comics, and a touch of crime fictionâ€”all with a multicultural flair. Does not accept direct, unsolicited submissions, except for active projects listed on their website.
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 social and economic justice, Seven Stories continues to champion literature, with a list encompassing both innovative debut novels and National Book Award-winning poetry collections, as well as prose and poetry translations from the French, Spanish, German, Swedish, Italian, Greek, Polish, Korean, Vietnamese, Russian, and Arabic.
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.
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, cuisines, languages, and literatures of Asia through the pages of our award-winning books.
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, Harvey Pekar, Brian Wood, Paul Pope and Brian Azzarello.
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 version, the legend was licensed in Norway, excerpted as part of classroom teaching material, displayed at the Smithsonian Institute, and reviewed in School Library Journal. It was the first English language picture book about Mulan.
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 United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, and Latin America.
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.