Sparkplug Books shutting down this summer


Sparkplug Books, the seminal indie publisher founded by the late Dylan Williams, will shut down over the summer, publisher Virginia Paine announced on the company blog. Books remain available on the company website but after the closure backstock will be available via Alternative Comics. Under Williams Sparkplug published seminal works by Jason Shiga, John Hankiewicz (above), […]

Sparkplug Books announces the end of REICH for 2014 and a fundraiser


Sparkplug Books has has some changes in the last few years, following the death of founder Dylan Williams, but under new publisher Virginia Paine, it’s stayed in the game. In an email, Paine shared some plans for 2014…and also the news that times are tough at the indie, with Paine being forced to stop paying herself.