IDW Publishing produces a wide range of comic books and graphic novels, including titles developed for film and television.

IDW Publishing



IDW Publishing Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

Send submissions via email. See the guidelines for details.

Submitting Your Work to IDW Publishing

Before submitting to IDW Publishing

The Market List recommends you verify the market is active and accepting submissions before sending your manuscript via regular mail. You may verify a market status by either visiting their website, calling their listed phone number, or comfirming via regular mail that the market is still active before sending them your work. To be sure your submission is appropriate for this market, we recommend you familiarize yourself with IDW Publishing by reading a sample issue before submitting.


If you have recently submitted to IDW Publishing or have experience with this market, please submit a comment below. Recent submission response times are always welcome and helpful to other writers.

From the IDW Publishing guidelines:

IDW is unable to accept unsolicited manuscripts or proposals at this time. Samples mailed to IDW’s offices cannot be returned.

Artists and Colorists
Please do not send links to blogs or art forums. To ensure your work gets seen, submit lo-res jpegs (72 dpi) to Please keep attachments under 10 MB in size. We reply when able although it’s not always possible to send a direct response or critique. But know that your samples are being seen by IDW’s editorial team and we will contact you if any suitable opportunities come up.

Submission Guidelines Details for IDW Publishing

Market Type: Book


Accepts: Artwork

Web Address:

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