Archaia Entertainment, LLC and Publishers Group West (“PGW”), a Perseus Books Group company, announced that PGW will begin distributing Archaia titles in the US and Canada beginning June 20, 2010.


The deal encompasses Archaia’s backlist titles, which include fan-favorites: Mouse Guard, Dapper Men, and The Killer. Plus, over an impressive 40 front list titles for the second half of 2011, which include two major media tie-in release, the illustrated prose edition of The Conspiracy of the Planet of the Apes in July and an original graphic novel anthology to Relativity Media’s Immortals in September.

PJ Bickett, Archaia’s CEO, summed it up by saying,

“We are proud to be forging powerful partnerships with industry leaders in all aspects of our business, underscoring Archaia’s arrival as a substantial player within the publishing world.  PGW represents our newest prestigious partner, a world-class distributor that has the unique ability to expand our company’s titles across the book trade, educational, library and international markets.”