IDW Foreign Rights



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Please reach out to us with any questions about rights availability, upcoming projects, or current publications.



Kids and Young Adult

Sonic the Hedgehog Vol. 1: Fallout!
Ian Flynn, Tracy Yardley, et al.

*Over 1 million Sonic collections sold!*

Rights sold: French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai, Turkish


They Called Us Enemy
George Takei, Harmony Becker et al.

*Winner of multiple awards, including the Eisner Award for Best Reality-Based Work!*

Rights sold: French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai, Turkish


Jared Cullum

"Beautifully crafted, thoughtfully paced, and sweet as can be, this tale is ideal for reluctant and voracious readers alike." — School Library Journal (starred review)

Rights sold: French, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian



Locke & Key, Vol. 1: Welcome to Lovecraft
Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodriguez

*Multiple Eisner-award winning series with 3 Netflix seasons!*

Rights sold: Croatian, Czech, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Ukrainian


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin
Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird et al.

*Bestseller with over 850k units sold!*

Rights sold: French, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish


Ballad for Sophie
Filipe Melo and Juan Cavia

*Nominated for four Eisner Awards and two Harvey Awards!*

Rights sold: Czech, French, German, Polish, Portuguese, Serbian, Spanish, Turkish



Kids and Young Adult

The Girl and the Glim
India Swift, Michael Doig

The new girl in school contends with an alien invasion.

Rights sold: French, Spanish


Ellinor Richey

In a futuristic city, ice-skating prodigy Flo accidentally unleashes a terrifying ghost.

Rights sold: French


Order of the Night Jay: The Forest Beckons
Jonathan Schnapp

Mystery abounds in this anthropomorphic summer camp series!

Rights available: All



Dark Spaces: Wildfire
Scott Snyder, Hayden Sherman

5 female inmate firefighters embark on a desperate heist in the midst deep in the smoldering California hills.

Rights sold: Spanish


Earthdivers: Kill Columbus
Stephen Graham Jones, Davide Gianfelice

Four indigenous survivors unite in the apocalypse to travel back in time to kill Christopher Columbus and save the world.

Rights available: All


Godzilla Vs. The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
Cullen Bunn, Freddie E. Willams II

The King of the Monsters and the defenders of Earth take on villains from both their worlds in an epic crossover clash!

Rights sold: French, Italian, Spanish



IDW Publishing is a leading independent publisher of comics and graphic novels, with a library of original and licensed titles which routinely garner the industry’s most prestigious awards. Books from IDW and Top Shelf Productions, our literary imprint, have been translated into more than 30 languages and are available in nearly 100 unique territories worldwide.


Our licensed properties include Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Sonic the Hedgehog, Dungeons & Dragons, Godzilla, My Little Pony, and Star Trek, while our originals slate is known for such titles as Locke & Key, From Hell, They Called Us Enemy, Essex County, and 30 Days of Night.


We are honored to work with such renowned creators as George Takei, Mike Mignola, Alan Moore, Kevin Eastman, Scott Snyder, Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodriguez, Jeff Lemire, Eddie Campbell, Walter Simonson, G. Willow Wilson, Chris Wildgoose, Stephen Graham Jones, Nate Powell, and Steve Niles.


A number of our original books have been adapted to television and film, including Locke & Key, 30 Days of Night and October Faction, Wynonna Earp, V-Wars, and Surfside Girls, with multiple other projects currently in development.




IDW's foreign licensing team attends numerous book events every year, including (but not limited to) San Diego Comic-Con, Frankfurt Book Fair, and either Bologna Book Fair or Angoulême International Comics Festival.




Current partners, please ship complimentary copies to the address below:

IDW Publishing
Attn: Foreign Licensing
14144 Ventura Blvd, Suite 210
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423