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TOKYOPOP Promotes Marc Visnick to COO and Publisher
Visnick will devise and lead many of the publisher's key initiatives and strategies from here on. Photo courtesy of TOKYOPOP In this new role, Visnick will manage all North American operations, including print, digital, editorial, marketing/PR, sales, and distribution As the comics, manga, and graphic novel markets continue to expand, Visnick will develop strategies to drive growth[...]
Here Comes A New Challenger: BIC Distro Brings Black Comics To Retail
First DC Comics set up their own distribution network with two large retailers as sweetheart deals, and now a collective of like-minded indie publishers have hung up their own shingle Milton Davis, Jason Reeves, and Andre Owens have made their own marks in independent publishing Davis has generated a small content empire of multi-era speculative fiction, coining terms[...]
But then DCBS/Lunar Distribution hasn't had as much experience in PR, press releases and dealing with the media Nevertheless, Bleeding Cool has made contact with DCBS co-founder Christina Merkler, on behalf of Lunar the new distributor dealing with the West Coast and the South of the USA for DC Comics. She didn't respond to any of[...]
As a result of all this, he has a rather unique take on the current changes in comic book distribution, especially the take by Brian Hibbs that informed pretty much everything we were talking about this weekend Jesse writes (and passed to Bleeding Cool) the following; Jesse James "Under Attack For Selling Comics" Image from Jesse. "So,[...]
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We recently recapped their distribution history as Eric Stephenson, publisher of their modern-day publishing equivalent Image Comics, has registered the Pacific Comics trademark. But with DC Comics dropping a shut-down Diamond Comic Distributors for two new distributors set up by existing comic book stores, the memory of Pacific Comics and the like has re-emerged And Schanes,[...]
Six Comic Stores Part Of Diamond Comic Distributors Damage Control
  It's a hard game, comic book distribution, sending a product that created to be throwaway around the world to customers who demand pristine out-of-the-printer condition There will always be instances where there is damage And while the distributor states that damage percentage has unchanged, anecdotal reports of damage seems to be on the up[...]
Marvel "Greatly Reduces" Newsstand Distribution
So what happens to the old one? I now understand that Marvel is all but withdrawing from newsstand distribution The phase is a "greatly reduced" newsstand service and I've heard from some comic stores who use the newsstand distribution system for some stock that there are no Marvels coming in to them at all. I'm told that newsstand accounts[...]
Epitaph Records To Distribute Comics Nationwide
And if they go under?" Little was said about the specifics of how Epitaph Records plans to begin comic distribution Niles remained incredibly positive and excited about working with Epitaph and making comics for them. "These guys saw the potential and that's really what it's about," Niles said "When I see the shrinking number of comic sales[...]
Baker & Taylor Takes On Diamond Distribution For Graphic Novels
Diamond Comics Distribution and Diamond Books Distribution, the leading comics distributor in Northern America, generally gives retailers around 40-55% discount plus shipping on the comics, trade paperbacks and graphic novels they order, sold on non-returnable terms Stores order the comics, they sell the comics and make the profit, and anything they don't sell, well, they're[...]
EXCLUSIVE: What Is The Olive Branch Lawsuit? Are Diamond Distribution About To Be Served?
Olive Branch is Diamond Comics Distribution's largest warehouse Six hundred thousand square feet in size, it was set up last year with state-of-the-art technology to replace three distribution locations in Memphis Half the volume of comics, graphic novels, toys, statues, books, DVDs distributed by Diamond goes through Olive Branch and visitors to the centre[...]