IDW Acquires Classic Newspaper Strip Reprint Publisher

Under IDW's control, Sunday Press will re-release out-of-print titles and launch a digital publishing program.

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Confirming rumors that have been circulating the convention floor throughout this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, IDW Publishing has announced that it has acquired Peter Maresca’s critically acclaimed Sunday Press Books, known for its archival work collecting classic American newspaper strips.

Since its launch, Sunday Press has worked to collect strips such as Chester Gould’s Dick Tracy, Winsor McCay’s Little Nemo in Slumberland and George Herriman’s Krazy Kat in oversized hardcovers, representing the material in the same dimensions in which it was originally seen. His work has been nominated for multiple awards, with wins from both the Will Eisner Comic Book Awards and Harvey Kurtzman Awards.

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