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Aardvark-Vanaheim is a Canadian independent comic book publisher founded in 1977 by Dave Sim and Deni Loubert and is best known for publishing Sim's Cerebus.[1] In July 1984, Aardvark-Vanaheim was threatened with possible legal action by Marvel Comics over a parody of Marvel's Wolverine character in Cerebus.[2] For a brief time, the company also published other titles, sometimes under the name Aardvark One International. This was mainly in the early 1980s, and most of these titles moved to Renegade Press. Since the 1980s the majority of titles published by the company were related to Cerebus, although since the final issue of Cerebus was published, A-V has gone on to publish other works by Sim, including glamourpuss. A-V's offices are located in Kitchener, Ontario. Titles[edit]

Cerebus the Aardvark issues 1-300 — also reprint titles Swords of Cerebus, Cerebus World Tour Book, Cerebus Number Zero, and the Cerebus "phone book" omnibuses. glamourpuss - Issue 1 - 26 Cerebus Archive - Issue 1 - 18 Journey (William Messner-Loebs) — issues 1-14 (moved to Fantagraphics) Judenhass — Dave Sim one-shot Flaming Carrot Comics (Bob Burden) — issues 1-5 (moved to Renegade Press) normalman (Jim Valentino) — issues 1-8 (moved to Renegade Press) Neil the Horse (Arn Saba) — issues 1-10 (moved to Renegade Press) Ms. Tree issues 10-15 (came from Eclipse Comics, then moved to Renegade Press) The Puma Blues (Stephen Murphy and Michael Zulli) — issues 1-17 (issue 18 would be self-published) Strange Brew (Michael T. Gilbert) one-shot

References[edit]

^ Johnston, Rich (August 2, 2012). "When Jerry Siegel Wrote To Aardvark-Vanaheim Looking For A Publisher For Redd Death And Life-Queen, Zongolla The Ultroid, Doomsday-Y-Y Komics, Space Rock Kid And Ricky Robot". Bleeding Cool.  ^ Heintjes, Tom; Thompson, Kim (July 1984). "Marvel Threatens Aardvark-Vanaheim Over Cerebus Wolverine Parody". The Comics Journal (91). 

External links[edit]

Official glamourpuss website for the AV comic International Superheroes page on A-V Official website for the Aardvark-Vanaheim comic Judenhass

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Aardvark-Vanaheim

Comics series

Cerebus the Aardvark Glamourpuss Journey: The Adventures of Wolverine MacAlistaire Flaming Carrot Comics normalman Neil the Horse Ms. Tree The Puma Blues

Personnel

Dave Sim Deni Loubert Diana Schutz

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Dave Sim

Series

Cerebus Judenhass Glamourpuss

Cerebus storylines

Cerebus High Society Church & State Jaka's Story Melmoth Mothers and Daughters Guys Rick's Story Going Home Latter Days

Publishers

Aardvark-Vanaheim Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Associated people

Gerhard Deni Loubert Gene Day

Other

Cerebus phonebook Howard E. Day Prize

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Comic books

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Magazines

Croc MensuHell Safarir

Series

Les Aventures de Timothée The Bellybuttons (Les Nombrils) Onésime

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Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards Association

Joe Shuster Award

Doug Wright Award

Canadian Cartoonist Hall of Fame

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Central Canada Comic Con Fan Expo Canada Montreal Comiccon Otakuthon Paradise Comics Toronto Comicon Toronto Comicon Toronto Comic Arts Festival Ottawa Comiccon Hal-Con East Coast Comic Expo Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo

People

List of Canadian comics creators

Mark Askwith John Bell Deni Loubert Chris Oliveros Diana Schutz

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