1. King-Cat Comics and Stories (of course!)
2. Clay Geerdes, the man who started it all. R.I.P.
3. The Center for Cartoon Studies, the best cartooning school in America.
4. The Independent Publishing Resource Center: a zine library, production center, and now a school!
5. Fact Sheet 5, “The internet before there was the internet.” R.I.P.
6. Microcosm Publishing, the biggest distributor of minis and zines.
7. Uncivilized Books, our brother-in-arms minicomics publisher Tom K.
8. Alec Longstreth, minicomics’ best motivational speaker.
11. The Xeric Grant, free money from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, for self publishers.
12.Maisie Kukoc Award for Comics Inspiration, America’s premier minicomic honor.
13. Fort Thunder, the former home of finely crafted minicomics.
14. Hugo Gernsback, the father of science fiction (also the father of science fiction fandom, the great uncle minicomics). R.I.P.
15. High-Low, the comic reviews of Rob Clough. Minicomic reviewed here.
16. The Ignatz Award, which has a minicomics category.
17. Love and Rockets, Issue 1, 1981. The zine that started the alternative comics movement, IMHO.
18. The Poopsheet Foundation, a minicomics recourse and community.
19. Sundays, probably the best handcrafted comics anthology.
20. Secret Acres, they distro some great minis and publish graphic novels.
21. Desert Island, a good place to buy minis and other great comics.
22. Bob Dylan.
23. Sparkplug Comic Books, a smaller comic publisher that believes “comic book” isn’t a dirty word.
24. Global Hobo, a distributor of hand-made and hard to find comics.
25. ZAPP, a zine library.
26. Quimby’s, they’ll sell any zine on consignment.
27. The Gocco machine.
28. Tony Shenton, minicomics traveling salesman.