May Contest!  |  Add New Content  |  Top Issues  |  Register  |  Marketplace  |  Forums  |  Request a Feature  |  Help  |  Mobile  |  Home
 

Login
Username:  
Password:  
   

Register for free
Social Media: Facebook Twitter Tumblr
Search:
   
   
   

  Search by Cover Date

Browse:
  Titles
  Creators
  Characters
  Groups
  Story Arcs
  Publishers
  Imprints
  TPBs/HCs
  Podcasts
  Awards
  Members
  Contributors
  Public Collections
  Public User Lists

Last 10 titles added:
  1. Swords of Sorrow, Miss F...
  2. Vampirella / Aliens (201...
  3. Miracleman by Gaiman & B...
  4. Toil and Trouble (2015)
  5. The Werewolf of New York...
  6. Hairbutt the Hippo Crime...
  7. The Amazing Spider-Man: ...
  8. Levi's (2003)
  9. Fritzi Ritz (1955)
  10. Fante Bukowski (2015)
   View All

Last 10 creators added:
  1. Vincenzo Di Salvo
  2. Mikki Kendall
  3. Eddie Cornbury
  4. Bruce Schultz
  5. Roberto Andujar
  6. Arthur Meehan
  7. Bethany Bryan
  8. Alisa Harris
  9. Rachel Polk
  10. Amanda Scurti
   View All

Last 10 characters added:
  1. Mort, Jack
  2. Carver, Moses
  3. Holmes, Daniel
  4. Holmes, Alice
  5. Walker, Detta
  6. Wasp (Marvel)(Renew)
  7. Vision (Marvel)(Renew)
  8. Namor the Sub-Mariner (M...
  9. Namorita (Marvel)(Renew)
  10. Nova (Marvel)(Renew)
   View All


   
Flying Buttress
Search for 'Flying Buttress' on Amazon

Website:

Click here for a history of this publisher's logos

Notes:
Terry Nantier (born 1957) spent his teenage years living in Paris, developing an interest in European comics. Returning to the U.S., Nantier attended the Newhouse School of Communications division of Syracuse University. In 1976, while still a Newhouse student, he teamed with Chris Beall and Marc Minoustchine to found Flying Buttress Publications with an initial investment of $2,100. (Their tagline, referencing the architectural element of the flying buttress, was "the support of a new medium.") Flying Buttress was among the first to introduce the concept of the European graphic novel to American audiences. Among their first titles was Racket Rumba (1977), a 50-page spoof of the noir-detective genre, written and drawn by the French artist Loro. The company followed this with Enki Bilal's The Call of the Stars (1978). Flying Buttress marketed these works as "graphic albums". In 1982, the company created the Flying Buttress Classics Library imprint to reprint classic newspaper comic strips in both hardcover and paperback, beginning with Milton Caniff's Terry and the Pirates, followed by Tarzan strips by Hal Foster and Burne Hogarth.

Titles:
Total: 3

Skip to: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

C
The Call of the Stars (1978)

F
Future Day (1979)
R
Racket Rumba (1977)


Logo(s):
  
  



Edit this publisher

Suggest a logo for this publisher

View the contribution history for this publisher


© 2005-2015 ComicBookDB.com - Terms and Conditions - Privacy Policy Special thanks to Brian Wood for the ComicBookDB.com logo design