AdHouse Books

AdHouse Books
Founded 2002
Founder Chris Pitzer
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Richmond, Virginia
Publication types Graphic Novels, Comic books
Official website

AdHouse Books is an independent comic book publisher based in Richmond, Virginia. It was founded in 2002 by graphic designer Chris Pitzer. Its small annual output and high-end production values have earned it the nickname "The Boutique Juggernaut."

Adhouse is known primarily as a publisher of graphic novels, beginning with 2002's Pulpatoon: Pilgrimage, and continuing with books like Salamander Dream, and Mort Grim. This output includes the Project series of themed anthologies: Project Telstar, Project Superior, and Project Romantic. In 2004, AdHouse announced that it was expanding to include the traditional comic book format. The AdHouse line now includes several ongoing comic book series, such as Skyscrapers of the Midwest. In 2005, Adhouse began to publish art books, with James Jean's Process Recess, and a forthcoming PulpHope: The Art of Paul Pope.

Graphic Novels & One-Shot Comics

Ongoing Serialized Series

Art Books

Announced Forthcoming Releases


In 2004, AdHouse's Project: Telstar received Domtar Paper's Kudos Award for Excellence. The anthology book was also nominated for several other awards, including 'Best Anthology' and 'Special Award for Excellence in Presentation' by the Harvey Awards, 'Best Anthology' and 'Best Publication Design' by the Eisner Awards.

Adhouse's first publication, Pulpatoon Pilgrimage won the 2002 Small Press Expo Ignatz Award for Outstanding Debut, the 2002 Ninth Art Lighthouse Award for Debut Book, and was nominated for a 2003 Eisner Award for Best Graphic Novel.

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