October 2, 2015 -- Nashville, TN. Ingram Publisher Services Inc., an Ingram Content Group company, today announced the addition of Humanoids to its publisher client list.
"Ingram Publisher Services welcomes Humanoids to Ingram," said Mark Ouimet, vice president and general manager, Ingram Publisher Services. "Humanoids will bring a new element to the publishing space."
Humanoids has signed with Ingram for exclusive sales and distribution to the book trade. For the past 17 years, Humanoids' books have been available exclusively through the comics channel direct market, where their presence has continually increased. Working with Ingram signals their first trade distribution.
"Humanoids' landing in bookstores is a long-awaited move," said Fabrice Giger, Humanoids' publisher and CEO. "I believe that Ingram and the Ingram Publisher Services team are the perfect collaborators to bring worldwide best sellers such as The Incal to the book market, and meet the growing demand for quality graphic novels in the US."
Humanoids is a leading international graphic novel publisher with branches in the US, Europe and Japan, whose catalog features major works from acclaimed authors such as Alexandro Jodorowsky and Mœbius. Humanoids' backlist includes hundreds of titles by creators from around the world, including top American comics artists and writers such as John Cassaday and Kurt Busiek.
In addition to its publishing activities, Humanoids has recently signed several film deals with international and Hollywood-based production companies.
Ingram Content Group Inc. is a subsidiary of Nashville-based Ingram Industries Inc. The company got its start in 1964 as a textbook depository and has since grown and transformed into a comprehensive publishing industry services company that offers numerous solutions, including physical book distribution, print-on-demand and digital services. Committed to the success of its partners, Ingram works closely with publishers, retailers, libraries and schools around the world to provide them with the right products and services to help them succeed in the dynamic and increasingly complex world of content publishing. Ingram's operating units are Ingram Book Company, Lightning Source Inc., Vital Source Technologies, Inc., Ingram Periodicals Inc., Ingram International Inc., Ingram Library Services Inc., Spring Arbor Distributors Inc., Ingram Publisher Services Inc., Tennessee Book Company LLC, and ICG Ventures Inc. Learn more about Ingram Content Group at www.ingramcontent.com.
HUMANOIDS published its first graphic novels forty years ago in Paris (France) and has since then published thousands of titles, including international bestsellers and iconic series such as THE METABARONS and BARBARELLA. Based in Hollywood California, Humanoids is currently in development on multiple film adaptations of its books, including BOUNCER, METAL, I AM LEGION, and THE Z WORD (aka THE ZOMBIES THAT ATE THE WORLD). Learn more about Humanoids at www.humanoids.com.