About Comics About Comics is a publisher of comics and comics-related material founded in 1998 by Nat Gertler.
AC Comics AC Comics (formerly known as Paragon Publications and Americomics) is a comic book publishing company started by Bill Black.
Academy Comics Academy Comics was an independent comic book publisher based in Indiana and founded by Mark Paniccia (currently an editor at Marvel Comics as of 2011).
Ace Comics (publishers) Ace Comics was the banner under which pulp magazine publisher Aaron A. Wyn and his wife Rose Wyn produced comic books between 1940 and the end of 1956.
Action Lab Comics Action Lab Entertainment, is an American publisher of comic books, known primarily for the publication of the all-ages fantasy title Princeless, as well as a wide range of titles from all genres.
Active Images Active Images is a publisher of fonts and comic books based in the United States.
AdHouse Books AdHouse Books is an independent comic book publisher based in Richmond, Virginia.
After Hours Press After Hours Press is an independent American comic book publisher based in Rockland County, New York.
Aftermath (comics) Aftermath was a super hero comic book imprint published by Devil's Due Publishing.
Ajax Publications Ajax Publications was an American comic book publisher, operating during the years 1951–1958.
Allegheny Image Factory Allegheny Image Factory is a multi faceted production company founded by brothers Robert Tinnell and Jeffrey Tinnell.
Amazon Studios Amazon Studios is Amazon.com's division that develops comics, movies and television shows from online submissions and crowd-sourced feedback. It was started in late 2010.
American Comics Group American Comics Group (ACG) is an American comic book publisher from 1943 to 1967 that published the medium's first ongoing horror-comics title, Adventures into the Unknown.
Antarctic Press Antarctic Press is a United States, San Antonio-based comic book publishing company which publishes "American Manga" style comic books.
Apocalypse Ltd Apocalypse Ltd was a publishing company formed out of an alliance of Pat Mills, John Wagner, Alan Grant and Kevin O'Neill along with Neptune Distribution, who were also involved with Trident Comics.
Apple Comics Apple Comics, also known as Apple Press, was a comic book publisher which operated from 1986–1994.
Approbation Comics Bart Thompson, is the creator of the comic book company Approbation Comics, and is the creator, writer, and artist of titles such as Vampires Unlimited, the Metamutoids, ChiSai, Th...
Archaia Studios Press Archaia Entertainment, LLC is an American comic book publishing company established by Mark Smylie in 2002.
Archie Comics Archie Comic Publications, Inc. is an American comic book publisher headquartered in the Village of Mamaroneck, New York, The comic is known for its many series featuring the fictional teenagers Archie Andrews, Betty Cooper, Veronica Lodge, Reggie Mantle and Jughead Jones.
Arrow Comics Arrow Comics was one of the original independent publishers of black-and-white comics in the mid-1980s, starting out in Ypsilanti, Michigan by founders Ralph Griffith and Stuart Kerr.
Aspen MLT Aspen MLT is a California entertainment company founded in 2003 by artist Michael Turner.
Atlas Comics (1950s) Atlas Comics is the 1950s comic book publishing company that evolved into Marvel Comics.
Avon (publisher) Avon Publications was an American paperback book and comic book publisher.
Avon (publishers) Avon Publications was an American paperback book and comic book publisher.
Basement Comics Basement Comics is an independent comic book publisher owned by Budd Root.
Beckett Comics Beckett Comics started as a comic book-publishing imprint of Beckett Publications.
Black Mask Studios Black Mask Studios is a comic book and graphic novel publishing company formed by Matt Pizzolo (Godkiller, Occupy Comics, Halo-8), Steve Niles (30 Days of Night), and Brett Gurewitz ...
Blatant Comics Blatant Comics is an independent American comic book publisher founded in 1997 by Chris and Bobby Crosby.
Bluewater Productions Bluewater Productions, Inc. is an independent production studio of comic books and graphic novels.
Bongo Comics Group Bongo Comics Group is a comic book publishing company founded in 1993 by Steve and Cindy Vance, Bill Morrison, and Simpsons and Futurama creator Matt Groening.
Boom! Studios Boom! Studios (styled BOOM! Studios) is a comic book and graphic novel publisher headquartered in Los Angeles, California, United States co-founded by Ross Richie and Andrew Cosby in 2005.
Brain Scan Studios Brain Scan Studios is an independent comic book publisher based in Boston, Massachusetts.
BroadSword Comics BroadSword Comics is a company formed when in 1999 Jim Balent left mainstream comics to form his own company.
Broadway Comics Broadway Comics was a short-lived comic book publishing company started by Jim Shooter in 1995, after his former company, Defiant Comics, had folded.
Brown Shoe Brown Shoe Company is a global footwear company that owns and operates a variety of market-leading footwear brands.
Buenaventura Press Buenaventura Press was a publisher and distributor for comics, prints, anthologies and graphic novels based in Oakland, California.
Burlyman Entertainment Burlyman Entertainment is a comic book company created by Andy and Lana Wachowski, best known as the writer/director duo behind the Matrix Trilogy.
Caliber Comics Caliber Comics or Caliber Press was an American comic book publisher founded in 1989 by Gary Reed.
Capital City Distribution Capital City Distribution was a Madison, Wisconsin-based comic book distributor which operated from 1980 to 1996 when they were acquired by rival Diamond Comics Distributors.
Cardal Publishing Cardal Publishing was a British magazine and comic publisher active during the Golden Age of comics, based in Manchester, England.
Carnal Comics Carnal Comics is an adults-only comic book imprint created in 1992 which has so far been published by three companies: Revolutionary Comics, Re-Visionary Press, and Opus Graphics.
Catalan Communications Catalan Communications was a New York publishing company, operated by Bernd Metz (1944-2012), which mainly focused on English-language translations of European graphic novels, presented in a ser...
Chaos! Comics Chaos! Comics was a comic book publisher that operated from 1994 until 2002, mostly focusing on horror comics.
Charlton Comics Charlton Comics was an American comic book publishing company that existed from 1946 to 1985, having begun under a different name (T.W.O. Charles Company) in 1944.
Checker Book Publishing Group Checker Book Publishing Group was an independent publisher of comics reprints, from newspaper strips to modern out-of-print titles and collections from defunct publishers.
Chick Publications Chick Publications is an American publishing company founded and run by Jack T. Chick which produces and markets Protestant fundamentalist pamphlets, DVDs, VCDs, videos, books, and posters.
Claypool Comics Claypool Comics is an American comic book publishing company created in 1993, known for publishing such titles as Peter David's Soulsearchers and Company and Elvira, Mistress of the Dark...
Columbia Comics Columbia Comics Corporation was a comic book publisher active in the 1940s.
Comic Media Comic Media was a short-lived comic book company owned by Allen Hardy that existed in the 1950s.
Comico Comics Comico: The Comic Company was an American comic book publisher, headquartered in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
ComicsOne ComicsOne Corp. was an American distributor of Asian Comics, established in 1999.
Continuity Comics Continuity Publishing, also known as Continuity Comics, was an American independent comic book company formed by Neal Adams in 1984, publishing comics until 1994.
Continüm Comics Continüm Comics was an American comic book publisher which operated between the years 1988–1994.
Cottonwood Publishing Cottonwood Publishing is a small press publisher created in Helena, Montana by American comic artist, painter and novelist Stan Lynde and his wife Lynda to publish Western genre books and art, p...
Creative Impulse Entertainment Creative Impulse Entertainment (also known as Creative Impulse) is a transmedia production company founded by Jan Lucanus in 2003.
Dabel Brothers Productions Dabel Brothers Productions (also known as DB Pro, DBPro, Dabel Brothers Publishing and sometimes Dabel Brothers Production) is a U.S. publishing company of comic books an...
David McKay Publications David McKay Publications (also known as David McKay Company) was an American book publisher which also published some of the first comic books, including the long-running titles Ace Comi...
Defiant Comics Defiant Comics was a comic book publishing imprint of Enlightened Entertainment Partners, LP. Defiant was established in 1993 by former Marvel Comics and Valiant Comics editor-in-chief Jim Shooter.
Deluxe Comics Deluxe Comics was a short-lived comic book publishing company which published one title, Wally Wood's T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents.
Desperado Publishing Desperado Publishing is an American independent comic book publisher, established in 2004.
Devil's Due Digital Devil’s Due Digital Inc. is an American digital publishing company established in 2010 by cofounders Mark Thompson of Checker Book Publishing Group and Josh Blaylock of Devil’s Due Publishing.
Digital Webbing Digital Webbing is an American comic book publishing company founded by Ed Dukeshire.
Disney Comics Disney Comics was a comic book publishing company operated by The Walt Disney Company which ran from 1990 to 1993.
Don Donahue Don Donahue (1942 – October 27, 2010) was a comic book publisher, operating under the name Apex Novelties, one of the instigators of the underground comix movement in the 1960s.
DramaQueen DramaQueen is a Houston based English-language publisher of domestic, Japanese, Korean, and Taiwanese comics founded in 2005.
DrMaster DrMaster Publications Inc. was an American distributor of manga and manhua with offices in the United States, Republic of China and Japan.
Eastern Color Printing The Eastern Color Printing Company was a company that published comic books, beginning in 1933.
Eclipse Comics Eclipse Comics was an American comic book publisher, one of several independent publishers during the 1980s and early 1990s.
Eerie Publications Eerie Publications was a publisher of black-and-white horror-anthology comics magazines.
eigoMANGA eigoMANGA is a comic book publishing company that produces original Japanese-influenced comics and digital media.
El Capitan Books El Capitan Books is an American comic book and graphic novel publisher, which exclusively publishes the work of its founder, David Lapham.
Eternity Comics Eternity Comics was a California-based comic book publisher active from 1986 to 1994, first as an independent publisher, then as an imprint of Malibu Comics.
Event Comics Event Comics was an American independent comic book publisher founded by veteran artists Jimmy Palmiotti and Joe Quesada.
Fangoria Comics Fangoria Comics was an American publisher of horror comics, releasing issues solely in the year 2007.
Farrell Publications Farrell Publications is the name of a series of American comic book publishing companies founded and operated by Robert W. Farrell in the 1940s and 1950s, including Elliot Publishing Company'...
Fawcett Publications Fawcett Publications was an American publishing company founded in 1919 in Robbinsdale, Minnesota by Wilford Hamilton "Captain Billy" Fawcett (1885–1940).
Fiction House Fiction House is an American publisher of pulp magazines and comic books that existed from 1927 to the 1950s.
Fun Publications Fun Publications is a publishing company that runs the Transformers Collectors Club and G.I. Joe Collectors Club under license from Hasbro.
Funk-O-Tron Funk-O-Tron LLC was a publisher of independent American comic books written by its founder Robert Kirkman.
Future Comics Future Comics is a now-defunct comic book publishing company founded by industry all-rounder Bob Layton, and his creative partners — Layton's mentor, artist/editor Dick Giordano and his frequen...
Gemstone Publishing Gemstone Publishing is a U.S. company that publishes comic books and collectors' guides.
Gilberton (publisher) The Gilbertson Company, Inc. was an American publisher best known for the comic book series Classics Illustrated.
Gold Key Comics Gold Key Comics was an imprint of Western Publishing created for comic books distributed to newsstands.
Gorilla Comics Gorilla Comics was a short-lived American comic book imprint launched in 2000 by creators Kurt Busiek, Tom Grummett, Stuart Immonen, Karl Kesel, Barry Kitson, George Pérez, Mark Waid, and Mike W...
Graphic Universe Graphic Universe, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group, was launched in 2006 and publishes books in graphic novel format.
Hall of Heroes Hall of Heroes was a short-lived American independent comic book company that existed from 1993 to 1999, as well as the name of their flagship title.
Harris Publications Harris Publications Inc. is an American consumer-magazine publisher in New York City, New York, that publishes over 75 titles, including Juicy, XXL, King, Dog News, 0-60, Guns ...
Harry "A" Chesler Harry Chesler (January 12, 1898 - December 1981), often credited as Harry "A" Chesler, with the "A" an affectation rather than a true initial, was the entrepreneur behind the first comic b...
Harvey Comics Harvey Comics (also known as Harvey World Famous Comics, Harvey Publications, Harvey Comics Entertainment, Harvey Hits, Harvey Illustrated Humor, and Harvey Picture Magazines) was an American comic book publisher, founded in New York City by Alfred Harvey...
Hermes Press Hermes Press is an American publisher of art books, comic books, and comic book reprints.
Hexagon Comics Hexagon Comics is a syndicate of French, Italian and Spanish comic book writers and artists formed in early 2004, after French publisher Semic Comics decided to cancel its line of comic books.
Highwater Books Highwater Books was a small but influential independent comic book publisher based in Somerville, Massachusetts, noted for its arty editorial direction and production values under publisher Tom ...
Homage Comics Homage Comics was a comic book publishing imprint, a subdivision of Wildstorm.
House of Twelve House of Twelve is an independent anthology comic book publisher based out of the New York metro area and run by artist Cheese Hasselberger.
Hyperwerks Hyperwerks Entertainment was founded by Karl Altstaetter and Jamie Douraghy in 1997, it is mostly noted for its comic book series.
I. W. Publications I.W. Publications was a short-lived comic book publisher in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Imperium Comics Imperium Comics is a Reading, Pennsylvania-based small press comic book publisher.
Innovation Publishing Innovation Publishing (also known as Innovation Books) was an American comic book company based in Wheeling, West Virginia.
Jay Allen Sanford Jay Allen Sanford (born February 18, 1960, Middleborough, Massachusetts) is an American author and cartoonist best known for his work with Revolutionary Comics, Carnal Comics, and Pacific Comics.
JC Comics JC Comics (also known as JC Productions), was a comic book company primarily involved with the post-Silver Age iteration of the characters the T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents.
Joe's Comics Joe's Comics is an American comic book imprint of Image Comics run by J. Michael Straczynski's Studio JMS and was originally published as an imprint of Top Cow Productions.
Keenspot Keenspot is a webcomics portal founded in March 2000 by cartoonist Chris Crosby (author of Superosity), Crosby's mother Teri, cartoonist Darren Bleuel (author of Nukees),
Key Publications Key Publications was an American comic-book company founded by Stanley P. Morse that published under the imprints Aragon Magazines, Gillmor Magazines, Medal Comics, Media Pu...
King Comics King Comics, a short-lived comic book imprint of King Features Syndicate, was an attempt by King Features to publish comics of its own characters, rather than through other publishers.
Komikwerks Komikwerks is a comic publisher founded in 2000 by animation professional Shannon Denton and Internet design professional Patrick Coyle.
Last Gasp Last Gasp is a book and underground comix publisher and distributor, with its headquarters in San Francisco.
Lev Gleason Publications Lev Gleason Publications, founded by Leverett Stone Gleason, was the publisher of a number of popular comic books during the 1940s and early 1950s, including Daredevil Comics, Crime Does N...
Lightning Comics Lightning Comics has been the name of two small comic book companies.
Lightning Comics (1990s) Lightning Comics in the mid 90s was an independent comic publisher founded by Joseph and Steve Zyskowski.
Liquid Comics Liquid Comics is a comic book company, founded in 2006 as Virgin Comics LLC, which produced stories for an international audience.
M. F. Enterprises M. F. Enterprises was a 1966–67 comic book publisher owned by artist and 1970s pulp-magazine entrepreneur Myron Fass, whose holdings also included the black-and-white horror comics magazine impr...
Magazine Enterprises Magazine Enterprises was an American comic book company lasting from 1943 to 1958, which published primarily Western, humor, crime, adventure, and children's comics, with virtually no superheroes.
Mainline Publications Mainline Publications was a very short-lived comic book publisher established and owned by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon.
Malibu Comics Malibu Comics (also known as Malibu Graphics) was an American comic book publisher active in the late 1980s and early 1990s, best known for its Ultraverse line of superhero titles.
Manic D Press Manic D Press is an American literary press based in San Francisco, California publishing fiction, poetry, cultural studies, art, narrative-oriented comix, and alternative travel trade paperbacks.
Manuscript Press Manuscript Press is a small press publisher started by Rick Norwood in 1976 and currently located in Mountain Home, Tennessee.
Millennium Publications Millennium Publications was an American independent comic book publishing company founded by Mark Ellis, Melissa Martin and Paul Davis.
Mojo Press Mojo Press is a now-defunct small press which primarily published science fiction, horror, and western books and graphic novels between 1994 and 1999.
Moonstone Books Moonstone Books is an American comic book, graphic novel, and prose fiction publisher based in Chicago focused on pulp fiction comic books and prose anthologies as well as horror and western tales.
MU Press MU Press was an independent comic book publisher based in Seattle, Washington, which operated 1990–c.
MVCreations Image Comics is a United States comic book publisher.
NBM Publishing NBM Publishing (a.k.a. Nantier Beall Minoustchine Publishing Inc.) is an American publisher of graphic novels.
Neko Press Neko Press, or Neko Press Comics, is an alternative comic book publisher owned and operated by Billy Martinez.
New Comics Group New Comics Group (NCG) was a comic book publisher founded by Steve Donnelly and Valarie Jones which operated from 1987–1990.
New England Comics New England Comics is a comic book retail chain and publisher headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts, USA. They are known for publishing The Tick comic books.
Nifty Comics Nifty Comics is a comic book publishing company founded in 1995 by film, television and comic book veteran, Mat Nastos.
Novelty Press Novelty Press (a.k.a. Premium Service Co., Inc.; a.k.a. Novelty Publications; a.k.a. Premier Group) was an American Golden Age comic-book publisher that operated from 1940&ndas...
NOW Comics NOW Comics was a comic book publisher founded in late 1985 by Tony C. Caputo as a sole-proprietorship.
Oktomica Comics Oktomica Comics is a short-lived comic publisher that in 1998 and 1999 published three series: Virtex, The Wonderlanders and Wisp.
Oni Press Oni Press is an American independent comic book publisher based in Portland, Oregon.
Orbit Publications Orbit Publications was a publishing house operated by Ray Herman known for its comic books of the 1940s and 1950s "Golden Age of Comic Books".
Pacific Comics Pacific Comics (PC) was an independent comic book publisher that flourished from 1981-1984.
Pantheon Books Pantheon Books is an American book publishing imprint with editorial independence that is part of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.
Paper + Plastick Paper + Plastick is an American independent record label and comic-book publisher, founded in 2008 and based in Gainesville, Florida.
Papercutz (publisher) Papercutz Graphic Novels is an American publisher of family-friendly comic books and graphic novels, mostly based on licensed properties such as Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys, and Lego Ninjago.
Pendulum Press Pendulum Press was a publishing company most well known for their comic book adaptations of literary classics such as Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, The War of the Worlds, and ...
Penny-Farthing Press Penny-Farthing Press is a comic book publishing company located in Houston, Texas, in the United States.
Personality Comics Personality Comics was a short-lived American comic book publisher which specialized in unauthorized profiles of professional athletes and entertainers, as well as adult comics.
PictureBox PictureBox is a Grammy Award-winning art, music, photography, and comics publishing company based in Brooklyn, New York; directed by Dan Nadel.
Pied Piper Comics Pied Piper Comics was a short-lived American comic book publishing company that ran from 1986 to 1988.
Poseur Ink Poseur Ink (2003-2013) was a small-press publisher and distro by comic artist Rachel Dukes.
Print Mint The Print Mint was a major publisher of underground comics during the genre's heydey.
Prism Comics Prism Comics is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) creators, stories, characters, and readers in the comics industry.
Pure Imagination (comics) Pure Imagination is a comic book, magazine, and comics-related book publisher run by Greg Theakston since 1975.
Quality Comics Quality Comics was an American comic book publishing company that operated from 1937 to 1956 and was an influential creative force in what historians and fans call the Golden Age of comic books.
Radio Comix Radio Comix is an alternative comic book publishing company based in San Antonio, Texas, United States.
Reasonably Priced Comics Reasonably Priced Comics is an American publisher of comic books, known for publication of the detective series Jack Hammer and its self-titled anthology.
Red 5 Comics Red 5 is an independent comic book publisher, known for producing a combination of creator-owned and internally developed titles, including their best known title, Atomic Robo.
Red Circle Comics Red Circle Comics is an imprint used by Archie Comics Publications, Inc. to publish non-Archie characters, especially their superheroes, in the 1970s and '80s and currently as a digital imprint.
Red Skye Comics Red Skye Comics is an American comic book line originally published by Exit Entertainment Group.
Revolutionary Comics Revolutionary Comics (1989–1994) was a U.S. comic book publisher best known for the series Rock 'N' Roll Comics, launched in 1989.
Rip Off Press Rip Off Press, Inc. is a seminal publishing company that specializes in adult-themed literature and graphic novels, mostly in a specific comic book format known as underground comix.
Toby Press Toby Press was an American comic-book company that published from 1949 to 1955.
Toon Books Toon Books is a publisher of hardcover comic book early readers launched in 2008 by New Yorker art editor Françoise Mouly.
Top Shelf Productions Top Shelf Productions is an American publishing company founded in 1997, owned and operated by Chris Staros and Brett Warnock and a small staff.
Tower Comics Tower Comics was an American comic book publishing company best known for Wally Wood's T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents, a strange combination of secret agents and superheroes; and Samm Schwartz's Ti...
TwoMorrows Publishing TwoMorrows Publishing is a publisher of magazines about comic books, founded in 1994 by John and Pam Morrow out of their small advertising agency in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Vertical (company) Vertical, Inc., headquartered in New York, United States, is a Japanese novel and manga company founded in 2001 by Hiroki Sakai.
Viper Comics Viper Comics, based in Dallas, Texas, has been an independent publisher of comic books and graphic novel trade paperbacks since 2003.
Warren Publishing Warren Publishing was an American magazine company founded by James Warren, who published his first magazines in 1957 and continued in the business for decades.
Western Publishing Western Publishing, also known as Western Printing and Lithographing Company was a Racine, Wisconsin firm responsible for publishing the Little Golden Books.
Wizard Entertainment Wizard Entertainment, formerly known as Wizard Press, was a New York-based publisher of Wizard and ToyFare magazines, along with various special issues for each magazine and the ...
Yaoi Press Yaoi Press is an independent yaoi comic publisher based in Nevada.
Youthful (publisher) Youthful (also known as Youthful Magazines) was an American comic book publisher that operated from 1949–1954.
Zongo Comics Zongo Comics was founded and published in 1995 by Simpsons and Futurama creator Matt Groening.