Odysseus Publishing

About Us

Odysseus Publishing

Odysseus Publishing is a successful mass market and special interest magazine publishing house. Based in Sydney, Australia, Odysseus publishes one of Australia’s leading fitness magazine, Men’s Fitness.

Our highly targeted magazines allow us to deliver excellent results for our advertisers. We are flexible, dynamic and able to adapt easily to new circumstances and technologies.


Directors of Odysseus Publishing, Ian Brooks and Todd Cole, have a long history of magazine publishing with innovative and leading magazine companies. They met at Murdoch Magazines, where Ian ran the finance department, while Todd was the editor of Men’s Health magazine. They have worked together for over 15 years, publishing several niche titles and a couple of mainstream titles. Built on a foundation of experience, excellence and professionalism, Odysseus Publishing is a relatively new player in the Australian publishing marketplace.

Who or What is Odysseus?

Odysseus is a classic hero of Greek Literature and the central figure in Homer’s poem, The Odyssey. Odysseus also plays an important role in Homer’s other famous poem, The Iliad. Known as Odysseus the cunning, this classic hero is famed for his resourcefulness, his charm and his ability to prevail in extremely difficult situations.