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Distribution
Your ad will appear exclusively in copies distributed to paid subscribers in the local markets you select. Paid subscribers represent 90% of this magazine's total readership. Ads do NOT appear in newsstand copies or in free copies distributed in public spaces.
Proof of Performance
You will be mailed two checking copies (full issues of the magazine featuring your ad) upon publication. Additional copies are available for purchase at checkout.
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About GQ

Each issue of GQ features the freshest fashion of the season, delves into the lives of notable men of taste, and takes your knowledge of cars, watches, and world travel to the next level. Published since 1931, GQ has become known for offering an advanced course in how to live a more stylish life.

Readership

  • Age 39.1
  • Female 39%
  • Male 62%
  • Med. Household income $81,508

Editorial Calendar

  • February 2022

    The GQ Sports Issue
    On Sale Date: 1/18/2022

    In its first-ever dedicated sports issue, GQ Sports announces "The Age of the Athlete."

  • March 2022

    The Art & Fashion Issue
    On Sale Date: 2/22/2022

    Celebrating the new symbiosis between two of the world's most creative communities.

  • April 2022

    A Planet Worth Saving
    On Sale Date: 3/29/2022

    Timed to Earth Day, a hopeful and upbeat look at the sublime wonders of the world and how we can protect them.

  • May 2022

    The Tomorrow Issue
    On Sale Date: 4/26/2022

    A GQ look at how technology is upending fashion, design, and culture.

  • June / July 2022

    The Beauty Issue
    On Sale Date: 5/31/2022

    Continuing GQ's New Masculinity conversation, editors dive into the cultures, communities, and rapidly changing trends pushing male beauty and grooming forward.

  • August 2022

    On Sale Date: 7/19/2022

    Hang tight! The moment Addy receives the remaining details of GQ's editorial calendar, we will post them here.

  • September 2022

    On Sale Date: 8/16/2022
  • October 2022

    On Sale Date: 9/20/2022
  • November 2022

    On Sale Date: 10/18/2022
  • December 2022 / January 2023

    Men of the Year
    On Sale Date: 11/22/2022

    GQ's Men of the Year issue will celebrate the change-makers—the actors, artists, musicians, athletes, and beyond—whose positive, cultures-shifting contributions defined 2022.

Ad Placement

Where this publisher positions local ads fluctuates from month to month. This represents the average placement over the past 12 months.

mag position
35%
front cover
Average ad position
35%
back cover

Sample Issue

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Ad Specs

  • Bleed 9.5" x 11.25"
  • Live Area 6.875" x 10"
  • Resolution 300dpi

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