We look forward to working closely with Image and continuing to provide top-notch service to our Direct Market accounts." Will Diamond be able to survive? Well, they have managed to lose DC for North America, and a good chunk of Marvel, Dark Horse and IDW, but Image Comics as well? And will they play nicely with[...]
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I *want* a healthy Diamond comics, and I way way way way way would *rather* buy allllll of my comics product from them (centralization brings several efficiencies) but *Diamond* made that impossible, sorry Don't blame other people for your inability to change, yo." Randall Armstrong Manager at South Tampa Comics: "Wooooooo! Down with Diamond and their[...]
Bleeding Cool just ran the news that Dark Horse Comics was joining Marvel Comics and IDW Publishing, in going exclusive with Penguin Random House
And while I was gone, the store received a letter from Diamond Comics stating we had a past due payment I quickly double-checked and saw that everything was good on my end I emailed Diamond right back, saying I sent the check and that all should be good Diamond asked for the check number and[...]
Diamond Comic Distributors' Previewsworld launched a video yesterday asking the question "are superheroes fascist?" To which I want to refer to Woody
Filip Sablik is President of Publishing & Marketing at BOOM! Studios. He attended ComicsPRO in Portland this weekend when, in front of a crowd of
Lion Forge will publish Gene Ha's Mae in a new series, as well as publishing the first volume, according to a press release sent out by the company. The news was announced at ComicsPRO today prior to the press release.
UPDATE: That was one hell of a Rich Twitch. Original article up top, follow-up PR below. With DC Comics leaving the front section of Previews, alongside
Recently ComiXology removed their Pullbox system that allowed retailers to run digital reserve-and-keep lists for their customers for comic books coming
Comic book writer Donny Cates wasn't at ComicsPRO this week, the meeting of comic book retailers, professionals, distributors and publishers. But he sent
When Marvel Comics went exclusive with Diamond Comic Distributors a couple of decades ago, after the fall of their own bought-in distributor Heroes World,
Bleeding Cool first reported the rumour that award-winning author Ta-Nehisi Coates would be the new Marvel writer on Captain America back in June last
We must applaud eBay user spurio1234the, a comic book retailer who has listed his ComicsPRO exclusive variant cover swag directly from the show while sitting at one of the presentation tables.
Spinning out of the ComicsPRO presentations in Portland comes the sly bit of news that Amazing Spider-Man #794 is going to a third printing.
Following the conclusion of the Old Woman Laura storyline in All-New Wolverine, May's issue of the title doesn't appear to name a new storyline and feels
Gossip starts to spill out of ComicsPRO, the retailer advocacy group having their annual summit in Portland, right now. I'm doing my best to keep my ears
Just looking at the Marvel May 2018 solicitations that Bleeding Cool broke out earlier today reveals these listings for the Incredible Hulk, the series
There will be no ongoing issue of The Mighty Thor in May 2018 following from April's finale, Mighty Thor #706 by Jason Aaron and Russell Dauterman. AT THE
Retailers attending tomorrow's ComicsPRO summit in Portland will be able to take home a lot of swag. This includes a couple of exclusive variant covers from Boom! Studios, one each per retailer.
Image Comics publisher Eric Stephenson is moving up in the world. According to a press release sent out by Image, Stephenson has joined the Image board of directors, an esteemed group that includes Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri, and Jim Valentino.
Voodoo Doughnut will be making specially designed Shadowman doughnuts for retailers attending the ComicsPRO 2018 Annual Membership Meeting in Portland, Oregon.
Let's take a look at the Diamond Summit, to be held immediately before C2E2 2018 in Chicago, from April 4th-6th, at the McCormick Place.
Publishers will create exclusive comics for ComicsPRO, many with very low print runs. Platinum Sponsor: DC Comics Premier Sponsors: Aftershock, Boom, Dark Horse, F1rst Comics/Devil's Due, IDW, Image, Lion Forge, Marvel, Titan, Vault, Valiant Roundtable and Showcase Sponsors: Anomaly, Ata Boy, BCW, Black Mask, First Second, Oni, Skybound, Viz Media Here's the week's schedule: 2/20 Tuesday 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM[...]
Steve Geppi to Give the Keynote Speech at Diamond's 2018 Retailer Summit – What Will He Say About 2017?
With over forty years as a comic book seller, President & CEO of Diamond Comic Distributors, Steve Geppi will draw upon four decades of personal
ComicsPRO, the trade association for comics speciality retailers, proudly announces the nominees for its annual Comic Industry Awards. The awards honour
The secretive cabal of comic book retailers known as ComicsPRO has announced plans to hold its annual ritualistic gathering in Portland, Oregon in both
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Marvel Schedules Conference Call With ComicsPRO Comic Stores, May Discuss Marvel Legacy Concern (UPDATE)
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"Marvel, I Hope You Beat DC Sales Wise Instore Again" – Rodman Comics On The Marvel ComicsPRO Controversy
Bleeding Cool ran a report from ComicsPRO, sourced from several retailers, who talked about an address from Marvel SVP David Gabriel regarding poor
At ComicsPRO, F1rst Comics/Devil's Due teased a new fantasy comic book series for 2017 by Bill Willingham, his first since the end of Fables - but without