Founded in 2002, Archaia is known for producing meaningful content that perpetually transforms minds. The winner of multiple Eisner awards and nominations, Archaia has come to represent the pinnacle for creator-owned titles. With a slate including such popular titles as Mouse Guard, The Killer, Awakening, Gunnerkrigg Court, Robotika, Killing Pickman and Artesia to the Publisher’s latest additions Titanium Rain, God Machine and Days Missing, Archaia has become synonymous with quality content that only creators can provide.
From the Publisher's website:
Mark Smylie founded Archaia Studios Press (ASP) in 2002 as a new home for his epic fantasy comic book, Artesia (first published by Sirius Entertainment). Mark was nominated for the Russ Manning Award for Best Newcomer in 1999, and for an Eisner Award for Talent Deserving of Wider Recognition in 2001. His illustration work has appeared in books by Wizards of the Coast, White Wolf, and Judges Guild, and on collectible cards for AEG, and he has authored a role-playing game based on Artesia that won the Origins Award for Role-Playing Game of 2005. Now Mark and publishing partner Aki Liao have expanded ASP to include a line of idiosyncratic and creator-driven comic books and graphic novels in the fantasy, science fiction, and horror genres, as well as translations of several of Europe’s best titles.
Further information on Mark’s Artesia can be found at www.artesiaonline.com and www.theknownworld.com.