Asylum Press signs book distribution deal with Publishers Group

Wed, December 10th, 2008 at 12:37pm PST

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Frank Forte, publisher of Asylum Press, has inked a deal with Partners Publishers Group for distribution into the booktrade. Partners Publishers Group has a nationwide customer base and has worked with a number of heavyweight independent comic companies and now adds Asylum Press to its fold.

"We are very excited to be working with PPG to bring our books to an entirely new audience outside the comic book store world," explains Frank Forte, "the graphic novel industry is exploding and we are poised to produce some groundbreaking new titles."

ASYLUM PRESS titles available to bookstores are Robert S. Rhine's Satan's 3-Ring Circus Of Hell, Deadly Are The Naked, Chestaclese Sketchbook and The Bomb by Steve Mannion. Coming in 2009 will be the collected edition trade paperbacks of Warlash:Dark Noir, Farmhouse, a graphic novel by Elizabeth J. Musgrave and Szymon Kudranski, and The Asylum Of Horrors collected edition hardcover.

The above titles will be available from Partners Publishers Group immediately.

Partners Publishers Group’s titles are available through Partners Book Distributing, Partners/West, Ingram and Baker & Taylor.

Asylum Press can be found on the web at:www.asylumpress.com

Partners Publishers Group can be found on the web at: www.partnerspublishersgroup.com/

ABOUT ASYLUM PRESS:
Founded in 1999 by Frank Forte, Asylum Press is a unique publishing house specializing in high profile projects from some of the industry's biggest names. Publishing superhero comics with Warlash: Zombie Mutant Genesis, continuing their tradition of horror with Undead Evil, Satan’s 3-Ring Circus of Hell, the upcoming Asylum of Horrors and Beyond Lovecraft, venturing into dark humor with Billy Boy The Sick Little Fat Kid and The Cletus and Floyd Show, Asylum Press continues to be on the cutting edge of comic and graphic novel publishing.

ABOUT PARTNERS PUBLISHERS GROUP
PPG- a distributor - was established in 1997 as a sister company to Partners Book Distributing (PBD) - a wholesaler - to accommodate PBD’s client publishers who publish national titles that would benefit from the wider marketplace that a distributor can provide. Over the past 11 years, PPG has consistently tried to provide publishers with relatively low cost flat rate access to the bookselling marketplace.

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