Kitchen Sink Press

Kitchen Sink Press was a comic book publishing company founded by Denis Kitchen in 1969. Kitchen owned and operated Kitchen Sink Press until 1999. Kitchen Sink Press was a pioneering publisher of underground comics, and was also responsible for numerous republications of classic comic strips in hardcover and softcover anthologies.

These included comic strip reprints in hard cover and soft cover. One of their best known products was the first total reprinting of Will Eisner's masterpiece "The Spirit" first in magazine format then in color.

Publications

Original titles

*"Death Rattle"
*"Kings in Disguise"
*"Omaha the Cat Dancer" (now published by NBM Publishing)
*"Melody" (now published by Eros Comix)
*"Megaton Man" (now published by Image Comics)
*"The Crow" (various original mini-series)

Reprint titles

*"The Crow" (now being reprinted by Pocket Books)
*"Li'l Abner"
*"The Spirit" (now being reprinted by DC Comics)
*"Krazy Kat" (now being reprinted by Fantagraphics)
*"Flash Gordon" (now being reprinted by Checker Books)
*"Steve Canyon" (now being reprinted by Checker Books)

Artists and authors associated with Kitchen Sink

*Denis Kitchen
*Howard Cruse
*Matt Coyle
*Kim Deitch
*Will Eisner
*Don Glassford
*Justin Green
*Harvey Kurtzman
*Joe Matt
*Jim Mitchell
*Scott McCloud
*James O'Barr
*Wendel Pugh
*Trina Robbins
*Art Spiegelman
*Reed Waller
*Bruce Walthers
*S. Clay Wilson
*Kate Worley

ee also

*Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

External links

* [http://www.deniskitchen.com/ Denis Kitchen and Kitchen Sink Press]
* [http://www.comics-db.com/pages/Other_Publishers/K/Kitchen_Sink_Press Big Comic Book Database on Kitchen Sink Press]
* [http://www.worldfamouscomics.com/shopping/book-publisher-Kitchen+Sink.shtml World Famous Comics entry on Kitchen Sink Press.]


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