Comic book printing

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From the Sunday paper to bookshelves everywhere

Since the end of the 19th century, comic books have been a fixture of American culture. Through vibrant panels filled with creative illustration and dialogue, comics bring our wildest dreams to life.

Whether your protagonist is a superhero or just an average Joe, there’s a commonality that makes comics special: artistic continuity. Comics have been periodical since its infancy in weekly newspapers. The stories inside are in a constant state of growth. The plot and characters progress with each new issue, allowing readers to be a part of a sequential masterpiece.

Your first comic is just the beginning: the significance of periodical publishing

Although comic books pack a punch, most have low page counts, especially compared to graphic novels. The brevity of each comic is what makes them so special. There’s room for endless creativity when a story can evolve over years of multiple issues.

Creating a comic is a meticulous process. You have your hands full managing all of the panels, shading, gutters, splash pages, and speech bubbles. We make it easy and affordable for you to publish your comic book and its sequential issues. With our Print On Demand program (POD), printing your book and getting it in front of readers everywhere has never been easier. Make your comic book today.

Choose the style and binding for your comic book

We offer both softcover and hardcover printing options in a variety of sizes and paper stocks. Our recommended comic book printing and binding option is perfect binding. Saddle stitching is available if you’re printing 1,000 or more copies. Print from a PDF or have us design your book cover and book interior.

US Trade 6" x 9"

US Trade 6" x 9"

Softcover, Perfect Binding, 60lb natural
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Comic Book 6.625" x 10.25"

Comic Book 6.625" x 10.25"

Softcover, Perfect Binding, 60lb natural
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US Trade 6" x 9"

US Letter 8.5" x 11"

Softcover, Perfect Binding, 60lb natural
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Printing and distributing your comic book

Printing and distributing your comic book

Need your comics ready for the next convention? We can print your comics in as fast as five days. And with our POD program, we’ll ship your books directly to anyone who orders your book. There’s no need to worry about print runs or inventory. We take care of the distribution. Learn more

A self-published author shouldn’t work alone

A self-published author shouldn’t work alone

Cover Design: Your comic is filled with captivating artwork and animation, and it can be a challenge to identify one design that captures the heart and soul of your project. Our team of graphic designers will work closely with you to ensure that your cover is a creative and appropriate reflection of your work. Learn more.

What makes a great graphic novel?

Why BookBaby?

It’s time for you craft the comic book of your dreams, and we’re here to help. Our goal is to have the final product sweep you off your feet and then get swept off the shelves of bookstores everywhere. BookBaby is the nation’s leading self-publishing company, and our work is representative of the printing industry highest standards. Our team of writers, authors, and yes, comic book enthusiasts are passionate about realizing your self-publishing aspirations.

If you walk through our office, you’ll find plenty of coffee cups, but also a copy of Peter David and Greg Land’s bestseller, Symbiote Spider-man. Scattered across other desks, are action figures of the Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, and Captain America. Comics are embedded in our identities. Our Publishing Specialists will provide you with the necessary insight and support to ensure that you take advantage of your niche market and maximize your comic sales. After you become a successful self-published comic creator, you might just see figurines of your fearless heroes on proud display in our office.

Keep 100% of your net eBook sales

Sell your comic book to readers everywhere

Maybe your comic’s hero has super strength. Our superpower is a bit different. We’ll help you publish and sell printed books and eBooks in the world’s biggest bookstores. We’ll convert your comic book into an eBook and sell it digitally in 60+ stores. We make it easy for you to not only become a self-published author, but also distribute your book to readers around the world.

Apple Bookstore

Most comic books require fixed layout file conversion in order to turn it into an eBook. The technical experts at BookBaby can convert your high-resolution PDF files into an eBook with a Fixed Layout. This is for Apple Books only. We do not currently produce Fixed Layout files for the Kindle Fire or the Barnes & Noble Nook reader.
Learn more about Fixed Layout for Apple Books.

Try before you buy

Get a retail-quality proof of your book made for just $39.

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