Zachary Clemente

Small press comics publisher & arts advocate


Zach Clemente is a comic arts advocate, small press publisher, and IT professional (by day). He likes to spend his time between the panels, working to make sure comics are getting made and that comics find their readers.Zach is the Boss & Publisher of Bulgilhan Press, an award-winning small press publishing new and self-indulgent comics, which he founded and operates solo.He also serves as the President of the Board of Directors for the Boston Comic Arts Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which produces comics festivals and events in the Greater Boston Area, such as the Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo (MICE), which he served on the organizational committee from 2015-2022.Professionally, Zach is an IT Lead at LineVision, a clean tech company and previously worked for IDEO in a technology and community role.He past writing includes covering comics news for websites, conducting in-depth creator interviews, creating self-published sci-fi comics alongside incredible artists. In a former life, created large-scale interactive installation art; he may even return to it one day.Zach exists in Somerville, Massachusetts on unceded Pawtucket & Naumkeag land. He can be found by finding the exact center point between the Seven Hills and performing a rite of summoning.