Elex Media Komputindo

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Elex Media Komputindo
Industry Publishing
Founded January 25, 1985
Headquarters Gedung KOMPAS GRAMEDIA
Jl. Palmerah Barat 29 - 37
Jakarta Pusat, 10270
Area served
Indonesia
Products Magazine, manga, novel, computer/education/reference books, etc
Website http://www.elexmedia.co.id

Elex Media Komputindo is an Indonesian publisher of literature on computers as well as comic books, Japanese manga, Korean manhwa, and Chinese manhua.[1] Founded on 15 January 1985, Elex Media Komputindo is within the publishing arm of the Kompas Gramedia Group. The company is headquartered in Jakarta.

Manga and comics[edit]

Elex Media Komputindo first published manga on 1990. As of December 2008, almost 7500 comic volumes had been published.[2]

On September 2005, they published Level Comic for adult readers. Their titles including 20th Century Boys, Homunculus, Vagabond, Shin Angyo Onshi, and Soul Eater.

On August 2009, they published Romic (euROpean coMIC). Their titles including Lucky Luke, Smurf, Michel Vaillant, Yakari, and Spirou & Fantasio.

Magazines[edit]

  • Hanalala is an Indonesian version of Hana to Yume and LaLa (discontinued)
  • Shōnen Star is an Indonesian version of Shonen Sunday
  • Shonen Magz is an Indonesian version of Shonen Magazine
  • Nakayoshi is an Indonesian version of Nakayoshi
  • Champ is an Indonesian version of Korean manhwa titles (discontinued)
  • Winnie The Pooh is an Indonesian version of Disney's Winnie The Pooh
  • Cars is an Indonesian version of Disney's Cars

Books[edit]

Elex Media have also published a range of books in various genres, including self-help books, novels, business and travel genres. Some of its best selling authors are Ippho Santosa and Dedy Dahlan, who both written non-fiction self-help and business books.

Elex Media also translated some foreign books, most notably books published by Microsoft Press, dedicated to Microsoft software products.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bae, Sarah (21 June 2007). "'Manga' has firm hold on local fans". The Jakarta Post. Archived from the original on 7 June 2011. Retrieved 25 September 2009. 
  2. ^ "Jumlah komik Elex" (in Indonesian). Elex Media Komputindo. Archived from the original on December 12, 2008. Retrieved December 29, 2010. 

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