Actus Comics, also credited as Actus or Actus Tragicus, is an Israeli comics collective founded by Rutu Modan and Yirmi Pinkus in 1995. Modan and Pinkus attended Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem together and later they both worked on the Hebrew edition of Mad.Their time with Mad only lasted a year [...]
AK Comics is a publishing company based in Egypt and founded by Dr. Ayman Kandeel in 2002. This publishing company is significant because it is focused on publishing comics that feature Middle Eastern superheroes. The comics are printed in both English and Arabic and sold in many different regions. No major changes are made [...]
AKOM, production, Ltd., is one of the largest Korean Animation Studios producing TV series, 2D and 3D animations, feature films and even commercials. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chairman, Nelson Shin (1939-present), founded AKOM in 1985. Since then, AKOM has become one of the largest animation studios in Korea producing over 2,000 episodes [...]
Cyclone Comics with an irreverent, knockabout spirit, embodied the creative excitement and commercial frustrations which underscored the fitful revival of Australian comic books throughout the 1980s.
Mundo Vid was the name of a Mexican chain of comic bookstores owned by Grupo Editorial Vid, perhaps the most renowned comics publisher in the country in the 1990s and 2000s. Grupo Editorial Vid was born in 1956 as Editorial Argumentos (EDAR), a name that lasted until 1979; from that point on, it was [...]
The Bruguera School is a term coined by the Spanish author and intellectual Terenci Moix (1942-2003) in reference to the group of comic book artists that worked for the Barcelonan publishing house Bruguera (1940-1982) from the middle of the 40s until the beginning of the 60s during the last century. The most important of [...]
Founded by Stuart “Stu” Levy in 1997, Tokyopop is a North American publisher and distributor of anime and manga, as well as licensor of several Original English Language manga (OEL), that would play a substantial role in making manga mainstream in North America. Tokyopop began as a magazine publishing company called Mixx, publishing Shōjo [...]