Please note, I do not agree with whatDdiamond terms “small press”. For example, Archie is clearly not small press. It just sells a small amount though Diamond, with the bulk of its books sold through direct distribution. I used to put together my own version of this list from the Top 300 list. If there [...]

Avatar Press recently announced that they have hired James Kuhoric as their new Vice President of Publishing and Managing Editor. Kuhoric comes to Avatar as a sixteen-year veteran of Diamond Comic Distributors, where his most recent position was as director of purchasing. Kuhoric is also an experienced writer, having worked on a number licensed properties [...]

Sugar Glider is a UK small-press comic which is written by Daniel Clifford with artwork by Gary Bainbridge. Sugar Glider #1 is a 22-page, black and white comic, which was launched at Thought Bubble in November 2010. You can pick up a copy of the comic for £3 from Set in Newcastle upon Tyne, [...]

According to Previews World, in the June 2011 issue of Previews catalogue, Drawn & Quarterly will be soliciting the twelfth issue of Optic Nerve, with a September 2011 shipping date. Optic Nerve is a comic book series by cartoonist Adrian Tomine. Originally self-published by Tomine in 1991 as a series of mini-comics (which have later [...]

Fantastic news for the guys behind the small press comic Sugar Glider today, as it seems that they have completely sold out of their first issue, and have had to go back to press. I have been meaning to review this comic for the longest time! I shall try and get something up this weekend. [...]

From the press release: The “Glass Coffin” story arc came to its shattering conclusion in Joe Brusha’s Grimm Fairy Tales #56 from Zenescope Entertainment, which was the best-selling Small Press Comic Book in March. Other publishers in the top ten best-selling Small Press Comic Books include Abstract Studios, Archie Comics, Bongo Comics, and BroadSword Comics. [...]

From the solicitation: Part 1 of Jack and Benny’s first multi-volume adventure! The boys are having a hard time reading The Hidden History of Chowder Bay, given to them by Captain Hollister. So when a spooky whaling ship appears in the bay, it’s no time at all before the boys abandon the tome and find [...]

I just received this press release about a new small press title from the comic’s creator, Lee Kolinsky. It sounds like an interesting idea. Definitely worth checking out. Find out more below: War Heroes Launches a Full Scale Operation June 2011! Comic Debut Attacks Healthcare and Ageism in America! NEW YORK – The tour of [...]

From the press release: On their panel this weekend at WonderCon, Oni Press revealed the first preview pages of Phil Gelatt & Tyler Crook’s new historical fiction, PETROGRAD, the untold tale of the international conspiracy behind the murder of Gregorii Rasputin. During the height of the first World War, a reluctant British spy stationed in [...]

Fantagraphics have released a 14-page preview of Take a Joke, being the third volume of the collected edition of Johnny Ryan’s Angry Youth Comix, as well as containing a number of his strips for Vice magazine. Johnny is the greatest alternative cartoonist of this generation, and every self-respecting comics fan should have a copy of [...]