Our Story

About Lesser Known Comics

How we started

Lesser Known Comics is a dynamic and forward-thinking comic book company founded in November 2020 by Mark Bernal, a passionate writer with a love for graphic novels. What began as a personal project to create a graphic novel quickly turned into a mission to support and empower indie comic book creators, giving them a platform to launch their careers.

What we do

Through a commitment to diversity, originality, and quality, Lesser Known Comics has collaborated with over 20 talented illustrators, writers, and graphic designers to create over 26 captivating comic books and graphic novels to date. With dozens of exciting new projects in the works for 2023 and beyond, it’s hard to contain our excitement!

Supporting artists

What truly sets Lesser Known Comics apart is our tight-knit community of creatives, who support each other both professionally and as friends, despite working remotely from thousands of miles away. We give creators a chance to learn, take risks, and grow in their craft, while fostering a culture of respect, empathy, and camaraderie.

Building community

So whether you're a fan of comic books or an aspiring creator looking to break into the industry, Lesser Known Comics is the place to be. Join us on this thrilling journey as we continue to innovate, inspire, and make our mark on the comic book world.

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Our go-to printer

Comix Well Spring has been an amazing supporter of the indie comic book community. Their paper is sustainably sourced and printed by some of the most friendly and helpful people you'll ever work with. This is why Lesser Known Comics prints all of our comic books, art prints, bookmarks, and postcards with Comix Well Spring!

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