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The Flaming Lips Print a Custom Book

    We were super excited to print a custom book for the band The Flaming Lips earlier this month, King's Mouth. If you're familiar with the band, you know that they are extremely imaginative: live shows can feature giant rabbits, UFOs, and inflatable..

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    Comic Book Printer for Coin-Op Books

      We've been the comic book printer for Coin-Op Books for the last three years, and we just shipped out Coin-Op No. 7: The Doppler Issue. Coin-Op Books is the sister-and-brother team of Maria and Peter Hoey, both illustrators whose work has appeared Read..

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      Anime Printing and Graphic Novels

        Along with the increase in art book printing Bookmobile has seen from artists, photographers, galleries, and museums, we're also seeing an increase in anime printing and graphic novels—and we couldn't be more pleased! It used to be that artists were Read more..

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        Coloring Book Printing, a How To

          We have seen a sharp uptick in custom coloring book printing requests at Bookmobile, and many are from folks printing a coloring book for the first time. This post covers how to design and print a coloring book, from interior art,..

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          A New Matte Lamination Choice: Soft-Touch Velvet Matte

            We're happy to announce we have a new matte lamination option at Bookmobile: a soft-touch velvet matte. This is not replacing our current matte lamination—Bookmobile now offers three lamination choices: gloss, matte, and soft-touch velvet matte. Soft-Touch Read more [...]..

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            Artbook Printing for Cabinet Magazine

              Bookmobile has worked with Cabinet magazine for artbook printing since 2011. Cabinet is an award-winning nonprofit art and culture magazine based in New York, printed quarterly. As its website aptly describes, Cabinet "looks to previous traditions Read more [...]..

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              How to Print a Comic Book, Mini Comic, or Zine

                Wondering how to print a comic book, mini comic, or zine? Short-run digital printing (SRDP) is the perfect fit. Once upon a time, artists were limited to either printing 2,000 copies via offset, or producing their comics by photocopying, folding, and Read..

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                Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Bookmobile began as a design and typesetting production house in 1982 and started offering print services in 1996. When your project comes to Bookmobile, it gets the benefit of thirty-three years of know-how. We work with over 900 publishers, including literary presses, university presses, trade houses, museums, galleries, and artists. Contact Us