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Postby Lee Gracie on Tue Dec 05, 2006 1:32 pm

Do anyone know a good printer who does a short run?
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Postby bluetoaster on Thu Dec 07, 2006 12:49 pm

we REALLY need to have a prominent section on this forum/homepage fo this type of info to help people out. Many people here have good contacts.

In my experience, i've had good results & reasonable prices at:

MELBOURNE:
- KwikKopy

ONLINE PRINTING:
- www.lulu.com
- www.comixpress.com

OVERSEAS (BIGGER PRINT RUNS)
Especially if your serious about publishing:

(Bigger print runs) - ie. 1000+

ASSOCIATED PRINTERS
402 Hill Ave.
Grafton, ND 58237
701-352-0640
Printer of many independents, higher print
minimums and very good quality.

BRENNER PRINTING
106 Braniff
San Antonio, TX 78216
512-349-4024
Printer of majority of independents, good prices.

QUEBECOR
Quebecor World Montreal, 8000 Blaise-Pascal Ave., Montreal, Qc H1E 2S7
Telephone: (514)494-5461
fax: (514)648-9450
e-mail: Patrick Jodoin patrickj@lebonfon.com
http://www.lebonfon.com/english/english.html
Probably the biggest printer of comic books in North America (also known as "Ronalds"). Shipping and distribution is facilitated by the fact that Diamond Distributors collect directly from the Quebecor warehouse.

WESTCAN
High quality printers of books for Fantagraphics and Drawn & Quarterly.
Westcan Printing Group. 84 Durand Road. Winnipeg, MB Canada. R2J 3T2
Toll Free: 1 + 866.669.9914
Local: 1 + 204.669.9914
Fax: 1 + 204.669.9920
E - mail: info@westcanpg.com
http://www.westcanpg.com

• BRENNER
The main US alternative to Quebecor, Diamond also collects books from Brenner, to save on shipping costs. The Brenner site has a good FAQ page.
Brenner Printing, 1234 Triplett, San Antonio, Texas 78216, USA
210.349.4024
877.349.4024 toll-free
fax: 210.349.1501
Customer Service Representative Cindy Roberds: cindy@brennerprinting.com
http://www.brennerprinting.com/

• MORGAN PRINTING
Indy-friendly printer, has been printing comics for over 25 years, including Fantagraphics and Exhibit A Press. Sample packs available on request.
Morgan Printing, 402 Hill Avenue, Grafton, ND 58237, USA
phone (701) 352-0640,
fax (701) 352-1502
Gary Grinde: gary@morganprinting.com
http://www.morganprinting.com/



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Postby jpaulos on Thu Dec 07, 2006 2:11 pm

Well done Toaster. Allow me to correct www.lulu.com
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Postby bluetoaster on Fri Dec 08, 2006 9:15 am

What are you talking about Paulos?
Can't you read?


Just kiddin.
Thanks Jason... ;)

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Postby jpaulos on Fri Dec 08, 2006 10:01 am

No worries. And just for the record, me read good.
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Postby Laocorn on Sat Dec 09, 2006 2:33 pm

Darn that's a good list Toaster, bonzai
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Postby Lee Gracie on Sun Dec 10, 2006 1:46 pm

Thanks for the info guys. You been a great help.
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Postby fox.django on Fri Jun 15, 2007 12:51 pm

Great info!

I'm not sure if it exists or not but we need a place for people who are getting started into this thing, basic resources and such.
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