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Top Shelf to Publish Graphic Novel Memoir of U.S. Rep. John Lewis


In what the company is calling a first for the United States Congress and comic book publishing as a whole, Top Shelf Productions announced Monday an agreement with Representative John Lewis to publish March, an original graphic novel co-authored by the Georgia Democrat based on his life in the American Civil Rights Movement...

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James Kochalka Appointed Vermont’s first Cartoonist Laureate


The prolific author of such beloved Top Shelf comics including American Elf, Johnny Boo, Monkey Vs. Robot and Sketchbook Diaries, James Kochalka has been appointed Cartoonist Laureate of his home state of Vermont...

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‘Gingerbread Girl’ by Colleen Coover and Paul Tobin Free at Top Shelf 2.0


Fans of Paul Tobin (Spider-Girl, Marvel Adventures) and Colleen Coover (X-Men: First Class, Girl Comics) rejoice! The comics supercouple is launching an all-new independent comic on Top Shelf 2.0 today called Gingerbread Girl, about a 26-year-old woman named Annah Billips who either has an imaginary sister she created during her parents' divorce...

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‘Top Shelf Tribune’ Promotes 2011 Slate with Style, Humor


This is going to be a fairly immense year for Top Shelf Productions. The venerable indie comics publisher has no fewer than 22 graphic novels and other releases slated for 2011, and you can tell that Marketing Coordinator Leigh Walton is really excited about them...

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James Kochalka’s ‘Dragon Puncher’ on Sale Now [Exclusive Preview]


On sale now is the eagerly awaited Dragon Puncher, the new work by Johnny Boo and Pinky & Stinky creator James Kochalka. Courtesy of Top Shelf Productions, ComicsAlliance brings you an exclusive four-page preview of the book, a full-color hardcover priced at just $9.95....

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Tweet to Win a Copy of ‘Ax: Alternative Manga’ [Giveaway]


If you're a fan of manga or alternative comics, you owe it to yourself to check out the new book Ax: A Collection of Alternative Manga from Top Shelf Productions.

The book collects 400 pages and 33 stories worth of strange, sweet and beautiful black and white underground comics from Ax, a bi-monthly anthology magazine...

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The Comics Page: Jose Villarrubia


I wouldn't be surprised if most of you weren't familiar with the work of painter/colorist/computer graphic artist Jose Villarrubia, with the possible exception of his gorgeous work adapting Alan Moore's Voice of the Fire and The Mirror of Love, both published by Top Shelf Productions...

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Alan Moore’s LOST GIRLS Finally Hits the UK


In June of 2006, Alan Moore and the folks at Top Shelf were informed by the Great Ormond Street Hospital that publication of LOST GIRLS in the UK would infringe upon GOSH's copyright on Peter Pan. Top Shelf denied any copyright-wrong-doing but eventually agreed that the book would not be published until after the hospital's rights ran out in 2008...

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The Comics Page: Rich Koslowski


In a previous comics blogging life not so long ago, you may have read my first look piece about Rich Koslowski's newest project, B.B. Wolf & The L.P.s, in collaboration with writer Johnnie Arnold.

Rich has been a very busy guy lately, completing B.B. ...

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The Genius Behind ‘Blankets’ Competes for a Grammy Award


A few months ago, I kicked off my almost-weekly Comics Page feature with a look at the treasure trove of art and music that is Doot Doot Garden, the blog home of my pal Craig Thompson, nee of the classic and award-winning Blankets and, in my opinion, his even awesomer memoir, Carnet de Voyage...

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