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Next Week Will Be A Monster Week In Comics &#8211 If They All Arrive

Next Week Will Be A Monster Week In Comics – If They All Arrive

Weather and pandemic have seen many delays, especially from Diamond Comic Distributors, but if all goes to plan, there are a LOT of big books coming out next week.First is Infinite Frontier #0, the big DC Comics book that will relaunch their superhero line with new creators, fresh takes and a new purpose Written by[...]

More Diamond Comics Delays To Comic Shops This Week

More Diamond Comics Delays To Comic Shops This Week

Both Diamond Comic Distributors and Lunar Distribution have faced delays to comic book stores and we now have the latest.Last week, Bleeding Cool reported that "Diamond Comic Distributor's Olive Branch Distribution Center is operating with a very limited staff and will be unable to process direct ship reorders today" and that "replenishment orders for this[...]

US Weather And Power Outs Will Delay Comics For Months To Come

US Weather And Power Outs Will Delay Comics For Months To Come

Right now, even as Diamond Comic Distributors closes one warehouse in New Memphis, it is reporting weather-related delays out of its Olive Branch distribution centre, the very one intended to replace New Memphis.Diamond tells retailers that "transportation partners including UPS, FedEx and our LTL carriers have informed Diamond there will be no pick-ups or deliveries[...]

Diamond Comic Distributors Closes New Memphis Warehouse

Diamond Comic Distributors Closes New Memphis Warehouse

Comic book publishers were told yesterday and comic book retailers will be told at the ComicsPRO retailer summit today that Diamond Comic Distributors is closing their New Memphis, Tennessee warehouse and distribution centre, with all functions transferring to their Olive Branch, Mississippi distribution centre It is understood that this is a direct result of DC[...]

Diamond Reduces Publishers Ability To Make Variant Covers Returnable

Diamond Reduces Publishers Ability To Make Variant Covers Returnable

But with more and more variant covers, the process of returning comics has become harder and harder, with even the cost that Diamond Comic Distributors charges for making a comic returnable, not covering the process.Now Diamond’s Purchasing Department, in coordination with publishers, is making changes to programmes that feature returnable and variant cover incentives[...]

Diamond UK Delays To Comic Book Stores This Week

Diamond UK Delays To Comic Book Stores This Week

Diamond UK Comics Distributors have informed stores that the snowstorms in the USA have prevented new comic books shopping this week, the latest in a number of delays caused by shutdowns But they hope to be able to provide stores with everything missing the following week However, anything that they received previously to the delay,[...]

Keanu Reeves BRZRKR Outsells Crossover Before FOC

Keanu Reeves' BRZRKR Outsells Crossover Before FOC

I get the feelimng that we'll be talking about BRZRKR, Keanu Reeves' comic creator debut with co-writer Matt Kindt and artist Ron Garney, quite a bit as it heads to Final Order Cut-Off this weekend. We've been getting some recent sneak peeks from Facebook that Garney has shared which lend credence to our earlier theory that […]

Keanu Reeves Tells YouTube Fans How To Find Their Local Comic Shop

Keanu Reeves Tells YouTube Fans How To Find Their Local Comic Shop

As we previously informed you, Boom Studios still had another trick up their sleeve to promote BRZRKR, Keanu Reeves' comic creator debut with co-writer Matt Kindt and artist Ron Garney, and that turned out to be a video from the star of The Matrix and John Wick franchises, promoting comic book shops themselves. In the […]

Guardians Of The Galaxy And Geiger On Covers Of Next Weeks Previews

Guardians Of The Galaxy And Geiger On Covers Of Next Week's Previews

The February edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly Previews catalogue arrives in comic shops on Wednesday, the 27th of January with comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning April 2021.[caption id="attachment_1327164" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Covers Of Next Week's Previews[/caption]The Previews front cover features Marvel Comics’ Guardians of[...]

Josh Geppi Made CCO Of Geppi Family Enterprises/Diamond Comics

Josh Geppi Made CCO Of Geppi Family Enterprises/Diamond Comics

Josh Geppi has been named Chief Creative Officer of Geppi Family Enterprises, the company best known as the owner of Diamond Comic Distributors and Alliance Games.Josh Geppi is adding this role to his role of President, Diamond International Galleries which buys and sells pop culture collectables and operates DIGAuction, an online auction house for comic[...]

Diamond Trucking DC Books To Lunar Distribution

Diamond Trucking DC Books To Lunar Distribution

We are continuing to receive trucks from Diamond with back stock and all inventory is slated to be transferred to us by mid-February. [caption id="attachment_1321909" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Lunar Distribution logo[/caption]While DC Comics sent the more effusive missive; Happy New Year! We hope you all have managed to stay healthy during the holiday season[...]

British Comic Shops &#8211 Delays Diamond Lockdown Until March

British Comic Shops – Delays, Diamond, Lockdown Until March?

And for some stores, the delivery hasn't arrived yet.Piranha Comics of Bromley and Kingston-Upon-Thames posted a message from distributor Diamond UK, telling us.Hi there everyone if you have a few minutes please read this email from our comic distributor DIAMOND Please read and don't panic buy from the US or grey importers Hold steady and[...]

No American Comics In The UK Between Christmas And The New Year

No American Comics In The UK Between Christmas And The New Year

The Last 52: War Of The Multiverses, Jinny Hex Special and Tales from The Dark Multiverse: Metal at the same time as Death Metal #7 and the first of the Future State comic books.[caption id="attachment_1309126" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Christmas Credit: Alan Davis and Paul Neary[/caption]So if you are British - or your comic book store is serviced[...]

Retailers Dont Lose All Your Orders For Dark Night: Death Metal #7

Retailers! Don't Lose All Your Orders For Dark Night: Death Metal #7

Comic book retailers who have been ordering their DC Comics titles through UCS Comic Distributors, the distributor set up by Midtown Comics, and being urged to take action over a number of already-ordered titles. UCS has declined to continue offering DC Comics titles to comic book retailers from January 2021, not willing to take on […]

What Is Solid Blood #17 &#8211 A Mystery Comic In Stores Next Week

What Is Solid Blood #17 – A Mystery Comic In Stores Next Week?

The message read; What is this? It was added to my Diamond order history this past week by the system Is there another surprise book coming up from one of the publishers?25 0 OCT208592 SOLID BLOOD #17 3.99 99.75 12/04/20 N 25 ORD INCIt looks like this books might we expected in stores on 12/16 I have[...]

Diamond Comics Warns Of Delays To Comic Book Stores This Christmas

Diamond Comics Warns Of Delays To Comic Book Stores This Christmas

Diamond Comic Distributors has informed comic book retailers that, in meetings with our freight carriers, the Operations teams at Diamond and Alliance have been cautioned about potential delays throughout the freight networks in December and early January They tell retailers that "while we are in constant communication with the carriers, please bear in mind that,[...]

Spider-Man and Dracula Motherf**ker Top Diamond October 2020 Charts

Spider-Man and Dracula Motherf**ker Top Diamond October 2020 Charts

Diamond chart time And a special congratulations to former Bleeding Cool columnist Alex De Campi and Erica Henderson, whose graphic novel Dracula Motherf**ker from Image Comics was the best-selling graphic novel in the Diamond direct market in October this year, beating out the collection of Marvel's summer event, Empyre Someone at DC's Black Label should[...]

Police Find £500000 Comics and Collectibles Stolen From Diamond UK

Police Find £500,000 Comics and Collectibles Stolen From Diamond UK

The haul had been stolen from an industrial unit in Wolverhampton - where they were being stored by an online retailer which trades worldwide - and from an associated distributor's warehouse in Runcorn."We know a distributor based in Runcorn, don't we, children? Diamond UK Who last month reported a major theft, the investigation of which[...]

The Origin Of The First Blade Runner on Next Weeks Previews Cover

The Origin Of The First Blade Runner on Next Week's Previews Cover

Next week's Diamond Previews puts a new Blade Runner comic book series from Titan Comics on the front cover, Blade Runner Origins written by K Perkins, Mellow Brown and Mike Johnson, drawn by Fernando Bagnino, and published in February 2020.[caption id="attachment_1298115" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Origin Of The First Blade Runner on Next Week's Previews Cover[/caption] BLADE[...]

Diamond Cancels Comic Defense System Brand In Favour Of ComiCare

Diamond Cancels Comic Defense System Brand In Favour Of ComiCare

Diamond Comic Book Distributors has maintained two different comic book bags and board brands of products as a result of previous acquisitions but as the product line of each has become almost identical, they are going to cancel the Comic Defense System branding in favour of the ubiquitous ComiCare brand.[caption id="attachment_1293544" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Diamond Combines[...]