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Image Comics Publishers of the Largest Selection of Creator-Owned Comic Books Can Be Found at White Dragon Comics

Image Comics formed in 1992 by creators for creators is the third highest selling comic book publishers. Image Comics established out of frustration when writers and artists’ developed  new characters and storylines that were being heavily merchandised, but artists and writers only received standard rates for their work, while top publishing company’s reaped the profits.

In 1991 a group of artist, comic book heavyweights Erik Larsen, Rob Liefeld, Jim Lee, Todd McFarlane and a few others approached Marvel president, Terry Stewart demanding that the company give them ownership and creative control over their work. Unfortunately for Marvel Comics, they did not meet their demands, which has resulted in one of the best publishers of creator-owned works being formed, Image Comics. Shoppers can read many of the award-winning comic books from Image writers and artist sold at White Dragon Comics.

They introduced an increasingly important business model for the company, offering other creators the same total-ownership terms the partners enjoyed, but taking a fixed fee upon publication for the company's administrative costs. This practice was later formalized as a function of "Image Central", the business unit independent of any of the studios.

Since 1992 Image has been publishing hit comic books that have quickly sold-out, often going to second and even third printings. Images popularity has led the company to become the third largest comic book publishing company in the United States. Fans of Image Comics can find a vast amount of comic books published under the imprint for sale at White Dragon Comics.

Image Comics popularity among writers and artists took the publishing company to a new high, producing so many titles, the company spawned several imprints. Image Central, is the main publishing department and is responsible for the largest portion of comic books published. Imager Central is home to literally dozens of writers and artists engaged in producing their creator-owned works.

Although most of the titles published by Image Central defy classification, we have attempted to divide them into some general categories to help you, the fan better find the stories and genres that most appeal to you. We encourage you to take the time and look over our extensive inventory of creator-owned comics from Image, you never know what treasure you may unearth!

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