Diamond UK


Lost In Transit To The UK: DCeased Dreaming Vampirella And More

Lost In Transit To The UK: DCeased, Dreaming, Vampirella And More?

When Diamond UK returned to distributing comic books - and took back the UK/European distribution deal for DC Comics to comic book stores - it had a lot to catch up on Months worth of comics that had been stuck in warehouses were gradually distributed around comic book stores outside of North America There have[...]

List Of Notable Items Stolen From Diamond UK Warehouses

List Of Notable Items Stolen From Diamond UK Warehouses

Last week, Diamond UK told retailers that they had been subject to a break-in at their Warrington warehouse, which was delaying comic book distribution that week We've now had an update over some of what was stolen, items that will be hard to source anywhere else right now, in case anyone comes across them.[caption id="attachment_1278767"[...]

DC Comics Will Continue To Be Distributed By Diamond UK In 2021

DC Comics Will Continue To Be Distributed By Diamond UK In 2021

When DC Comics chose to no longer be distributed by Diamond Comic Distributors, in favour of two US comic book shops-turned-distributors, it caused real problems for the UK market, serviced by Diamond UK The UK makes up between ten and fifteen per cent of DC's direct market sales Shipping charges multiplied, leading UK retailers to[...]

Diamond UK Broken Into Comics Delayed Until Thursday

Diamond UK Broken Into, Comics Delayed Until Thursday

Yesterday, Diamond UK could not be contacted by retailers over something they referred to only as an "incident" We've now learned that this incident was a serious break-in at the comic book distribution company's warehouses in Warrington/Runcorn in Greater Manchester.Diamond UK sent the following message to comic book retailers last night. Firstly thank you all for[...]

Diamond UK Had An Incident Over The Weekend

Diamond UK Had An "Incident" Over The Weekend

British comic store owners have had difficulty getting responses from Diamond UK this morning, but have now received the following mysterious message "SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT Dear Retailer, There has been an incident at the Diamond UK warehouse & offices over the weekend For the time being calls & emails cannot be answered Updates will follow ASAP[...]

Amerang to Distribute DC Direct Statues and Toys to UK Comic Stores

Amerang to Distribute DC Direct Statues and Toys to UK Comic Stores

The original article runs below with claims struck out.Bleeding Cool has been told by DC representatives that we were instrumental in persuading DC Comics to continue to use Diamond UK to distribute comics to the UK - until the end of the year at least But now it seems that West Sussex company Amerang has[...]

Diamond UK Returns to Weekly New Comics in July

Diamond UK Returns to Weekly New Comics in July

Since Diamond UK reopened they have been distributing new comics to comic stores every two weeks rather than every week Bt as of July, that all changes Just as in England the social distancing will be reducing from two metres to one week, the comic store distribution schedule will shrink from every two weeks to[...]

Diamond UK Goes To Fortnightly Shipping

Diamond UK Goes To Fortnightly Shipping

Diamond UK has updated comic book stores in the UK, and other territories that rely on their distribution, about dates of delivery Stores who can receive product should now have the delayed March 25th shipment that has been sitting in Diamond's Warrington warehouse Their new deadline for products ordered in the April 2020 Previews will be[...]

Diamond UK Plans to Reopen Its Doors This Wednesday April 15th

Diamond UK Plans to Reopen Its Doors This Wednesday April 15th

Diamond UK shut their doors a week before the USA, with the final week's work of March comics held in their Warrington warehouses While Diamond USA is open to back order delivery, Diamond UK is not This coming week may see that change, however UK retailers have been told by Diamond UK representatives that they[...]

Diamond Releases a Free Digital Version of Previews for April 2020

Diamond Releases a Free Digital Version of Previews for April 2020

Diamond Previews is a central part of the direct market comic industryThis month it has been pointed out that the April Previews is still being kept in storage for British stores in the Diamond UK Warrington warehouses British stores are still closed, but many wanting to gather orders for months ahead When, hopefully, everything will[...]

Diamond UK Talks to British Comic Shops About Money Owed

Diamond UK Talks to British Comic Shops About Money Owed

Diamond UK is the British wing of American comic book distributor, Diamond As Diamond Comic Distributors closed its doors to new product in the USA, Diamond UK closed up a week earlier Currently, Diamond has issued an edict to comic book publishers that they will not be paying them for product received, something one publisher[...]

Diamond UK Holding Onto This Weeks Comics for Safe Keeping

Diamond UK Holding Onto This Week's Comics for Safe Keeping

While US comic book retailers were allowed to sell this week's comic books from Monday (if they could get them) ahead of a number of lockdowns on Tuesday evenings, and able to fulfil mail orders since, Diamond UK took the matter out of British comic shop's hands, by not distributing comic books at all this[...]

Orbital Comics of London to Stop Selling New Weekly Comics

Orbital Comics of London to Stop Selling New Weekly Comics

To stop dealing with Diamond UK and the direct market And to transform into something else.It's not going anywhere, that is prime London retail space, but what it does with it will mean something else What, I don't yet know The gallery space, which has just finished exhibiting the work of Phillip Bond, is a[...]

Diamond UK Taps Aaron Campbell For Exclusive James Bond Cover

Diamond UK Taps Aaron Campbell For Exclusive James Bond Cover

Seems that even Diamond U.K. is getting involved in the exclusive covers for Dynamite's new James Bond series from Warren Ellis and Jason Masters. The cover below, limited to 100 copies, was done by Aaron Campbell and is an exclusive through Previews. A distributor exclusive? James Bond #1 goes on sale November 4th.