Ted Adams

Ted Adams is one of the founding partners of IDW Publishing and currently serves as the company’s CEO and Publisher. Since starting in 1999, the company has seen annual increases in both gross sales and market share in the comic book direct market and is currently recognized as the #1 supplier of licensed comic books to the North American comic book marketplace.

Under Adams’ leadership, IDW Publishing has won numerous industry awards including receiving the coveted “Publisher of the Year” award from Diamond Comic Distributors on five separate occasions as well as multiple Eisner and Harvey Awards.

Adams was recently ranked as one of the Top 25 Most Powerful People in Comics by Bleeding Cool magazine and has been the keynote speaker and honored guest at numerous major comic and comic professional events including the Diamond Retailer and ComicsPRO summits.