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Look At Where We Are &#038 Where We Started &#8211 Comic Store In Your Future

Look At Where We Are & Where We Started – Comic Store In Your Future

There was a lot of outcry over DC leaving Diamond Somehow the end of the comic industry would happen Overlooked was that Diamond failed to ship comics and was unable to pay the publishers The comic industry has not grown for years A shakeup needed to happen Repeating the same thing over and over again[...]

Marvel Comics Printers Issues Will See Delays Next Wednesday

Marvel Comics Printers Issues Will See Delays Next Wednesday

Marvel Comics has issued the following warnings for different retailers around the country regarding issues they have been having with printers of late.Comic book stores served out of Diamond Comic Distributors' Plattsburgh, NY Distribution Centre will be hit the hardest Orders for Thor #7, the latest in the Black Winter storyline, X-Men #12 kicking off[...]

Stranger Things D&#038D Crossover on Cover of Next Weeks Previews

Stranger Things, D&D, Crossover on Cover of Next Week's Previews

Next Wednesday's edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly Preview catalogue features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning November 2020 And it is slowly going up online right now, cover by cover Talking of covers, the front cover features Dark Horse Comics' Stranger Things and Dungeons &[...]

DC Comics Street-Date Fail &#8211 Comic Stores Not Playing By The Rules

DC Comics Street-Date Fail – Comic Stores Not Playing By The Rules

When all new comic books were solicited for Wednesday sale date in the direct market, and a system was instigated where comic book stores received comic books on the Monday or Tuesday before, Diamond Comic Distributors ran a Secret Shopper system that comic book stores paid a few bucks into, that ensured that no one[...]

The Week Of Missing Image Comics Arrives In The UK A Month Late

The Week Of Missing Image Comics Arrives In The UK A Month Late

The shutdown, lockdown, pandemic that is 2020 is having all sorts of impacts on the comic book industry, that some get missed. Such as the fact that Great Britain and Northern Ireland didn't get any of Image Comics line from July 15th – and still haven't. They got the books scheduled for July 22nd, but […]

Diamond Comics Announces Improvements to Retailer Support Centre

Diamond Comics Announces Improvements to Retailer Support Centre

As new comics distributors drop phone lines in favour of online support only, Diamond Comic Distributors is upping their own online system, intending to improve response times for retailer questions and concerns, regarding their online Retailer Support Centre Specifically when reporting damages, missing orders or over-orders, they can add them there and then, which lets[...]

Diamond Issues Updates Over Distribution Centres and Replenishment

Diamond Issues Updates Over Distribution Centres and Replenishment

Diamond Comic Distributors have issued a statement and a Q&A over their decision to split the delivery of weekly orders of new comic books from reorders or 'replenishment product' Bleeding Cool reported on this back in early March - but a lot has changed since then Diamond reports;[caption id="attachment_1246763" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Diamond Issues Updates Over[...]

UCS Comic Distributors Updates COD and Credit Card Fees

UCS Comic Distributors Updates COD and Credit Card Fees

UCS Comic Distributors is the comic book distribution company started by Midtown Comics to cover East Coast distribution of DC Comics after the publisher left Diamond Comic Distributors You may have heard mention on Bleeding Cool over the last few months Well, yhey have just updated their terms of service for retailers.[caption id="attachment_1242818" align="alignright" width="350"][...]

Next Weeks Previews Covers: AlterNation and Fantastic Four #25

Next Week's Previews Covers: AlterNation and Fantastic Four #25

Next week's Diamond Previews catalogue has Dark Horse's AlterNation: They Hide Hybrids graphic novel on the front cover by Tim Seeley and Mike Norton explore the world of Panda Mony's action figure line Alter Nation And Fantastic Four #25 with its big brand new direction, RB Silva as artist and Mark Brooks on cover...[caption id="attachment_1240846" align="aligncenter"[...]

Venom Ronin and Empyre Are Killing The Children &#8211 Advance Reorders

Venom, Ronin and Empyre Are Killing The Children – Advance Reorders

Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where new orders are coming in and how retailers are reacting to new, unanticipated desire! And courtesy of stats from Diamond Comic Distributors The launch of Big Girls from Image Comics is also one to watch it seems... TOP 25[...]

Steve Geppi Hacked &#8211 Dont Open That E-Mail Attachment

Steve Geppi Hacked – Don't Open That E-Mail Attachment

Did you just get an e-mail from Diamond Comic Distributors owner, President and CEO Steve Geppi? Sorry, but you may not be quite as special as it thought, it turns out that pretty much everyone in the comics industry who deals with Diamond just did Steve Geppi had his e-mail hacked and everyone he has[...]

DCs New Distributors Better Than Diamond Comic Store In Your Future

DC's New Distributors Better Than Diamond? Comic Store In Your Future

People were saying that DC's new vendors for comics would doom the industry, but now Diamond is having far more problems.Marvel put out variant covers on some of the few titles released this week saying "On Sale Wednesday." No one here was impressed Comments such as "Marvel actually put out something this week, and they[...]

Diamond Comic Distributors On Working With 50% Of Staff Numbers

Diamond Comic Distributors, On Working With 50% Of Staff Numbers

Diamond Comic Distributors, has issued an update on how they are working right now The distributor, still the backbone of most of the direct market of comic book stores, closed in April because of the coronavirus global shutdown and only recently returned to something close to full distribution, and having to implement restrictions regarding social[...]

DC Comics List Of Returnable Comics Through Diamond

DC Comics List Of Returnable Comics Through Diamond

Before leaving Diamond Comic Distributors, DC Comics announced that upcoming affected comics and collections would be made returnable through Diamond They have added to the initial list a number of titles that would have been returned during the quarantine and have removed the qualifiers from the additional returns There are three groups of returns, and[...]

Lunar Comic Stores Get CGC Slabbed DC Comics Free as Well as UCS

Lunar Comic Stores Get CGC Slabbed DC Comics Free as Well as UCS

Turns out Lunar Distribution customers got one too - though there appears to have been some shipping delays this week - some retailers reported that their Diamond delivery yesterday arrived before their DC Comics delivery for once - even though the DC books are actually meant to go on sale yesterday But it was probably[...]

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[...]

Steve Geppi Takes Back President Role At Diamond

Steve Geppi Takes Back President Role At Diamond

In a letter to employees, vendors, and retailers, owner and founder of Diamond Comic Distributors, Steve Geppi, announced that he is resuming the role of President, Geppi Family Enterprises (GFE), in addition to his Chairman and CEO role.[caption id="attachment_1207117" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Steve Geppi Takes Back President Role At Diamond Screencap.[/caption] He writes;“Today I am announcing an[...]

Diamond Launches Auction to Help Comics and Game Stores

Diamond Launches Auction to Help Comics and Game Stores

Diamond Comic Distributors and Alliance Game Distributors, part of Geppi Family Enterprises, are launching a charity auction designed to raise relief funds for comic book and game stores.An online auction hosted by Diamond International Galleries will begin on July 4th, will run through July 18th and features a wide range of items up for auction,[...]

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 Comic Stores to Get MAD Magazine #13 and #14 on Same Day

Diamond Comic Stores to Get MAD Magazine #13 and #14 on Same Day

DC Comics has informed those still ordering their titles through Diamond Comic Distributors that they will be receiving copies of both MAD Magazine #13 and #14 for sale on the same day, July 1st 2020. In a move that could only have come from America's #1 stupid magazine, MAD Magazine #13 and 14 are now both scheduled to[...]