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BELZEBUBS: Juggling work and family can be… hell.

October 12, 2018 / More →

Calvin & Hobbes meets Call of Cthulhu as the sensationally popular heavy metal webcomic BELZEBUBS comes to your bookshelf in a grim, goofy, and gorgeous hardcover.

Belzebubs is a “trve kvlt mockumentary” focusing on the everyday challenges of family life: raising kids, running a small business, and making time for worship. Except the kids are named Lilith and Leviathan, the business is a black-metal band, and the worship… isn’t exactly aimed upstairs.

In a few short years, what started out as improvised social-media doodles has now become a wildly successful webcomic with hundreds of thousands of fans. The irresistible cartooning of JP Ahonen (Sing No Evil) combines relatable slice-of-life humor with over-the-top occult antics and references from metal music to Lovecraftian horror, making Belzebubs a devil of a good time.

See what Belzebubs' quarter-million frenzied Facebook fans have been raving about!

PLUS: watch for the official Belzebubs soundtrack album, coming in early 2019 from the world’s largest heavy metal record label, Century Media!

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Young & old alike will get lost in the lush adventures of YE!

October 12, 2018 / More →

“A story whose pleasure lies not only in appreciating the beauty of its artwork, but in deciphering what lies hidden in its metaphors.” Nerd Geek Feelings

“Beautiful and unique… Ye delicately portrays how difficult it is to find oneself in the world and, more importantly, how to control our insecurities.” Conexão Comix

“Here are Eastern European cultures, medieval myths, works of fantasy, the Sandman stories of Neil Gaiman, and the drawings of Hayao Miyazaki… It’s one of the year’s most interesting works.” O Grito

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Just announced for March 2019: Siblings save the world in Jarod Roselló's RED PANDA & MOON BEAR!

October 12, 2018 / More →

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Two Latinx kids battle supernatural threats to their working-class neighborhood with the power of science, magic, and a pair of very special hoodies.

Red Panda and Moon Bear are the defenders of their community! Together, these brave siblings rescue lost cats, scold bullies, and solve mysteries, all before Mamá and Papá get home. But lately... the mysteries have been EXTRA mysterious. All of RP and MB's powers may not be enough to handle spooks, supervillains, alien invaders, and time warps! It'll take all their imagination — and some new friends — to uncover the secret cause behind all these events before the whole world goes crazy.

In his first book for young readers, Cuban-American cartoonist Jarod Roselló presents a whimsical and tender-hearted adventure, packed with Saturday-morning adventure and glowing with Caribbean sunshine.

Hispanic/Latinx kids make up about 25% of US students and growing, yet almost no comics or graphic novels focus on their experience. We are thrilled to introduce Jarod Roselló's exuberant young heroes to readers everywhere!

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In shops now: Girl Town • From Hell • Jekyll Island Chronicles!

October 11, 2018 / More →

It's a banner week for Top Shelf new releases — available in all fine comic shops today!

Girl Town by Carolyn Nowak
$19.99 (US) • ISBN 978-1-60309-438-2 • Diamond: JUN180750
160 pages • full color • softcover graphic novel w/ flaps • 6.5” x 9”
For older teens & adults (16+) • Read an 11-page preview
You'll never want to leave these richly emotional tales of female friendship, desire, and healing.
"Spellbinding... a cerebral, spirited work of art." — Foreword Reviews (starred review

From Hell: Master Edition #1 (of 10) by Alan Moore & Eddie Campbell
$7.99 (US) • Diamond order code: JUL180935
72 pages • full-color prestige-format comic book (with spine)
For adults (18+) • Read a 5-page preview
Experience Alan Moore & Eddie Campbell's Victorian murder masterpiece as never before: fully revised and colorized for the first time by the hand of Eddie Campbell himself!

The Jekyll Island Chronicles (Book 2): A Devil's Reach
by Steve Nedvidek, Ed Crowell, Jack Lowe, Moses Nester, and S. J. Miller
$19.99 (US) • ISBN 978-1-60309-426-9 - Diamond: FEB180481
168 pages • full color • softcover graphic novel w/ flaps • 6.875” x 10.435”
For young adults & adults (13+) • Read a 4-page preview
The surprise hit diesel-powered action-thriller Jekyll Island Chronicles roar back with an even more exciting sequel, packed with mechanical adventure and fascinating historical truths!

Carolyn Nowak's GIRL TOWN debuts this weekend at SPX!

September 12, 2018 / More →

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Plus: meet Nate Powell, Liz Prince, Erin Nations, Maria Hoey, Molly Ostertag, Jennifer Hayden, Jess Fink, and more!

Brave the hurricane and join Top Shelf at Small Press Expo this weekend in Bethesda, MD! We're honored to host Carolyn Nowak and Nate Powell as Special Guests of the festival, and thrilled that Carolyn's much-anticipated Girl Town will make its world debut at the show. (Following SPX, Girl Town will reach comic shops in October and mainstream booksellers in November.)

The Top Shelf booth will also feature Liz Prince (Look Back & Laugh) and Erin Nations (Gumballs), and you won't have to look far to find Maria Hoey (Coin-Op), Molly Ostertag (Strong Female Protagonist), Jennifer Hayden (The Story of My Tits), Jess Fink (Chester 5000)...


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