Comic Book Self-Publishing Made Easy

Self-Publish Your Own Comic Book

Bringing your art and characters to life through self-publishing has never been easier. Printing a small quantity of comic books for friends and family or crowdfunding for a large run? Want a traditional saddle-stitched (stapled) comic book 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 custom comic book. We're proud to be one of the few comic book publishers that prints in the U.S.A., which means fast turn-around and superior quality control. Our friendly and knowledgeable customer service team is here to help you on your self-publishing journey. Unlike some comic book companies, you retain 100% ownership of the finished product, giving you complete creative and marketing control with Morris Publishing.

Comic Book Printing Step 1. Choose a Format

Comic Book Printing Step 1: Choose a Format

Traditional Comic Book

Print a 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

Self-Publish a Graphic Novel

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


Self-Publish Your Own 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

Comic Book Printing Step 2. Choose a Binding Style

Comic Book Printing Step 2: Choose a Binding Style

Saddle-Stitched Binding

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).

Perfect 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).

Comic Book Printing Step 3: Choose Full-Color Or Black and White

Comic Book Printing Step 3: Choose Full-Color or Black & White

Covers Include FREE Full-Color Printing

Full-Color Comic Book Cover Printing

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 Comic Book Interior Page Printing

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 Comic Book Interior Page Printing

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.

Comic Book Printing Step 4: Choose Options

Comic Book Printing Step 4: Choose Options

Cover Paper Choices

Saddle-Stitched Cover Options

Saddle-Stitched Comic Book Binding

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

Perfect-Bound Comic Book Binding

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.

60 lb. Uncoated Paper for Comic Book Pages

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 Paper for Comic Book Pages

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 Comic Book Advertising to Save!

* 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.

Comic Book Printing Step 5: Prepare Your Files & Place Your Order

Comic Book Printing Step 5: Prepare Your Files & Place Your Order

If you're ready to print your own comic, you will need to pepare your press-ready files to upload. 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.

Downloadable Templates

Prepare Your Comic Book Files