Comic Book Publishing Made Easy

Bringing your art and characters to life through self-publishing has never been easier. Publishing a small quantity of comic books for friends and family or crowdfunding for a large run? Want a traditional saddle-stitched (stapled) comic or a perfect-bound graphic novel? Morris Publishing provides everything you need to publish the way you want. Our easy 5-step process transforms your hard work into an epic collection. Our friendly and knowledgeable customer service team is here to help you in your self-publishing journey. You retain 100% ownership of the finished product, giving you complete creative and marketing control.

Publish Your Comic Book

Step 1. Choose a Format

Step 1: Choose a Format

Traditional Comic Book

Traditional Comic Book

Kick it old-school with a Traditional Comic Book sized at 6.625" x 10.25". Our Traditional Comic Book format can be bound with a budget-friendly Saddle-Stitched (Stapled) Binding or print your series anthology with our Perfect Binding.

Comic Book Spread

Features & Specifications

  • 6.625" x 10.25" size
  • Saddle-stitched (stapled) & perfect binding available
  • Fits standard comic book sleeves

Graphic Novel

Trade Paperback

Make your comic universe a reality with a Graphic Novel. Our Graphic Novels can be Saddle-Stitched for a magazine appearance or Perfect Bound for a professional and precise look.

Graphic Novel Spread

Features & Specifications

  • 8" x 10.5" size
  • Saddle-stitched (stapled) & perfect binding available
  • Generous size for high-impact action and detail

Manga

Manga

Bring your Manga creation to life with a 5.5" x 7.75" edition. Choose from Saddle-Stitched binding for a booklet-style comic or Perfect Binding for a more polished look and feel.

Manga Spread

Features & Specifications

  • 5.5" x 7.75" size
  • Saddle-stitched (stapled) & perfect binding available
  • Smaller format is ideal for shorter comics
  • Reverse printing available

Step 2. Choose a Binding Style

Step 2: Choose a Binding Style

Saddle-Stitched Binding

Allows for 8–64 pages plus cover. Saddle-Stitched Binding allows your book to lay flat when open, perfect for large scenes that span a double-page spread (no lost artwork in the gutter).

Saddle Stitched Binding

Perfect Binding

Bound with 40–500 pages plus cover. Perfect Binding allows you to add another dimension to your work by printing on the spine (90-page minimum).

Perfect Binding

Step 3: Choose Full-Color Or Black and White

Step 3: Choose Full-Color or Black & White

Covers Include FREE Full-Color Printing

Full-Color Covers

Deliver maximum impact and make your artwork pop with full-color covers. All covers include FREE full-color printing inside and out, and are printed with full bleed, allowing your artwork to fill the cover edge-to-edge.


Interior Pages

Full-Color Pages

Full-Color Paper

Bring your art into another dimension when you print in full color. Our full-color pages print in CMYK inks, the industry standard for full-color reproduction. A full bleed takes your artwork all the way to the edges of the pages.

Black & White Pages

Black & White Paper

Highlight bold focal points and create stark contrast when you print in black & white. This detail-oriented scheme brings deep dimension to your work and is a more economical choice. Full bleed is available, allowing artwork to go to each edge.

Step 4: Choose Options

Step 4: Choose Options

Cover Paper Choices

Saddle-Stitched Cover Options

100 lb. Gloss

Saddle-Stitched covers are printed on 80 lb. gloss paper, or choose premium 80 lb. matte paper for an extra charge.

Perfect-Bound Cover Options

13 pt. Matte

Perfect-Bound covers are printed on 10 pt. cover stock and allow for printing on the spine (90-page minimum). FREE UV coating is included. Gloss lamination or our premium matte lamination are available for added durabilty, and stain- and scuff-resistance (extra charges apply).


Interior Page Paper Choices

60 lb. Uncoated Paper

Our 60 lb. uncoated paper is standard for both black & white and full-color printing for all formats.

100 lb. Gloss

80 lb. Gloss Paper

Take the color and presentation of your pages to the next level with 80 lb. gloss paper. This option is available with full-color printing.

80 lb. Gloss Text Paper

Save 30¢ Per Book

Include Our Advertising

Include our advertising on your back cover, inside back cover, or last page and take 30¢ off per book*.

Include Our Advertising

* This option is available at the discretion of Morris Publishing. Based on content, we may choose not to advertise. We will contact you if we remove the ad and full charges will apply.

Step 5: Prepare Your Files & Place Your Order

Step 5: Prepare Your Files & Place Your Order

To assist you in preparing your files for production we have created downloadable templates in popular design software formats. Each template includes instructions on proper placement and sizing of artwork as well as how to prepare for uploading. After that, you'll be ready to complete your order! You may get and save a quote at any time.

I'm Ready - Let's Do This!

Downloadable Templates

Prepare Your Comic Book Files