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Abrams Comicarts publishes beautifully packaged books about classic and contemporary comics, ranging from the “Wimpy Kid” phenomenon to trailblazing classics by Will Eisner, George Herriman, Daniel Clowes and more.
Bill Cole Enterprises is the collector’s best friend, with a large selection of archival-quality preservation materials for everything from comics to magazines to original art and more.
Bongo Comics is not only the publisher of the Simpsons line of comics, but also Futurama, Life in Hell and SpongeBob SquarePants comics.
Classic Comics Press produces reprints of some of the most gorgeously drawn strips of the past century, including Mary Perkins on Stage, Big Ben Bolt, The Heart of Juliet Jones and more.
Creators Syndicate is home to some of today’s most innovative cartoonists, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Mike Ramirez, and strips ranging from America’s favorite teenager Archie Andrews to suburbia’s favorite vampire, Scary Gary.
Daily Ink is the subscription service from King Features Syndicate. It offers daily delivery of hundreds of features, archived classics and new strips, editorial cartoons and puzzles. You can customize your list of features and have them e-mailed to you, or you can read them on the site.
Flesk Publications specializes in master illustrators from yesteryear and today. From Steve Rude to Al Williamson, from Mark Schultz to Bruce Timm, there’s a great illustrator to savor.
Geppi’s Entertainment Museum is the brainchild of Steve Geppi, founder and owner of the nation’s largest comic book distributor, Diamond Comics Distributors. The museum showcases the history of comic books and comic strips as well as other aspects of popular culture.
The sister company of Universal Uclick, GoComics allows you to receive your favorite comics every day in a single customized e-mail. It also features today’s top editorial cartoonists and tomorrow’s rising stars in its Comics Sherpa section.
Heritage Auctions is one of the nation’s largest and most respected auction houses for comics, original comic art, illustration art, collectible memorabilia and more. Its catalogues alone provide hours of enjoyable reading.
IDW Publishing is producing some of today’s most compelling collections of vintage cartooning. Recent volumes read like a Who’s Who: Skippy, Rip Kirby, Little Orphan Annie, Steve Canyon, Archie and Dick Tracy, to name a few.
Paige Braddock self-publishes Jane’s World, the long-running and addictive story of Jane Wyatt and her entertainingly quirky circle of friends who alternate between getting into trouble, into relationships and into assorted complications.
McFarland publishes a line of books that will inform and entertain fans of comics, movies, television, radio, popular culture and more. While treating topics intelligently, their books are also accessible and readable and leave readers with an enhanced appreciation of the topic.
Moonbase Press has put into print some of today’s finest webcomics, including Bill Holbrook’s “Kevin & Kell,” but it has also collected traditional print comics in book form, such as “Scary Gary,” “Safe Havens” and “On the Fastrack.”
MoviePosterBid.com is an online auction house that allows you to bid on an impressive range of movie posters and related memorabilia. Posters are available in all movie genres and from any era.
Oxford Comics is Atlanta largest and most diverse comics shop. It carries the city’s widest selection of titles from mainstream, independent and underground publishers and a deep selection of graphic novels. The store also stocks many collectibles and back issues.
Devoted to the art and craft of cartooning, John Read’s Stay Tooned! Magazine features profiles of working professionals in all fields, as well as articles and columns of interest to professional cartoonists, aspiring cartoonists and fans of the art form.
Stuart Ng Books offers books on contemporary and vintage comic art, illustration, science fiction art, good-girl art and more. The store also carries a line of sketchbooks featuring work in a variety of genres, imports from around the globe, and more.
Sunday Press Books is a gorgeous showcase of some of the best cartooning ever done, much of it unseen since its original publication more than a century ago. Its books are oversized and allow you to lose yourself in the worlds they lavishly convey.
The University Press of Mississippi publishes a line of books examining comics and the larger culture. Its line of books takes a scholarly yet accessible look at art forms as diverse as comic strips, comic books, animation, Civil War humor, political cartooning and much more.