|Headquarters||Dallas, Texas, United States|
|Jessie Garza (President/Publisher)
Dale Mettam (Editor-in-Chief)
Tony Garza (Senior Creative and Digital Director)
|Products||Comic books, graphic novels, trade paperbacks|
Viper Comics, based in Dallas, Texas, has been an independent publisher of comic books and graphic novel trade paperbacks since 2003. Viper comic books are distributed by Diamond Comic Distributors and their graphic novels are distributed through Diamond, Ingram Books, Baker & Taylor, Inc., and other distributors.
Viper Comics has been publishing indie comics since 2003 and has received positive reviews for several of their publications including Villains and Dead@17. Their graphic novels The Middleman and Emily Edison were selected as 2007 Great Graphic Novels for Teens by The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA).
Viper comics maintains a core business team of:
- Jessie Garza, President / Publisher
- Dale Mettam, Editor-in-Chief
- Tony Garza, Creative and Digital Director
- Jason M. Burns, Assistant Publisher
- Attack of the Killer Tomatoes
- A Bit Haywire
- Battle Smash Vs. The Saucermen From Venus
- Blue Agave & Worm
- Daisy Kutter
- Dummy's Guide to Danger
- Emily Edison
- "The Expendable One"
- Hell House: The Awakening
- Karma Incorporated
- Kid Houdini and the Silver Dollar Misfits
- The Lost Books of Eve
- The Middleman
- Missing Linx
- Oddly Normal
- Random Encounter
- Sasquatch (Sasquatch Comic Anthology)
- Stu Bear in the 25th Century
The website also features several webcomics:
- Bob the Squirrel
- The Horrible Pirates
- Muffin Time
- Small Wonder
- Ugly Hill
- You'll Have That
- "Viper Comics, About Us". 2010.
- "Review, Villains: Thick as Thieves". Variety.com. 2007.
- "Review, Dead@17: Blood of Saints #1". Comics Bulletin. 2004.
- "2007 Great Graphic Novels for Teens". YALSA. 2007.
- "Comic Book DB - Viper Comics". www.comicbookdb.com. 2007.
- Battle Smash Vs. The Saucermen From Venus - review, Broken Frontier, May 26, 2010
- Hell House: The Awakening - Synopis and Review, MoreHorror.com, October, 2010
- Silver Dollar Mystery: An Inter-Review - Part 1, Broken Frontier, August 14, 2008
- Silver Dollar Mystery: An Inter-Review - Part 2, Broken Frontier, August 15, 2008
- Viper Comics official site
- IGN page
- Interview at UGO Slush Factory
- Article about Viper's critical successes at Comic Book Resources