Frank Forte, publisher of Asylum Press, has inked a deal with SCB Distributors for distribution into the booktrade. SCB Distributors is a full-service distributor to the booktrade who services the U.S. Canada and the U.K.
“We are thrilled to be working with SCB Distributors 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’ve got some great new titles coming out in the next few years.”
“We’re very excited to have Asylum Press’ graphic novels to our catalog,” says SCB president Aaron Silverman,” we look to help distribute Asylum’s titles into the booktrade, to Canada, digitally and beyond.”
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.
Shipping this Sept for the Halloween season will be Zombie Terrors (ISBN13: 978-1-61724-001-0 ), a 152 page anthology of stories based on the undead. It features writers and artist from all over the world.
Also shipping this Sept is EEEK! (ISBN13: 978-1-61724-010-2) A retro-style horror anthology by Australian writer/artist Jason Paulos.
The above titles will be available from SCB Distributors immediately.
SCB Distributors titles are available through Ingram and Baker & Taylor.
Coming in 2011 will be the collected edition trade paperbacks of Warlash:Dark Noir, Farmhouse, an original graphic novel by Elizabeth J. Musgrave and Szymon Kudranski, and The Asylum Of Horrors collected edition hardcover.
Also shipping spring 2011 is Black Powder, by writer/artist Dwayne Harris. Black Powder is a buckskin pirate adventure that takes place on the rugged Mississippi River during the New Madrid earthquake of 1812.
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.
SCB Distributors is full service trade book distributor for the U.S., Canada with associate companies in the U.K. In 21 years, SCB has grown from distributing one book into a multi-million dollar business offering over 4,000 titles from 160 publishers. By astutely managing our growth and choosing a compelling variety of publishers we enjoy working with, SCB has developed a solid industry reputation for great service, integrity and sustained success.