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Diamond Comics Buys CGA - Collectible Grading Authority
Steve Geppi, Founder and CEO of Diamond and parent company Geppi Family Enterprises told retailers today that "this acquisition further supports our mission to be the leading source for pop culture products and services worldwide It is also a testament to the strength and stability of our industry and the faith JP Morgan Chase has[...]
Diamond Comic Distributors' 40th Anniversary This February
Diamond is still distributing Marvel and DC comic books internationally, exclusively, as they can amortise the international costs far more effectively than their new rivals, but for how long? Steve Geppi screencap Well, it's been the Diamond Retailer Summit last weekend, with retailers taking roundtables, promotions and social interaction over the current comic book industry[...]
Josh Geppi Made CCO Of Geppi Family Enterprises/Diamond Comics
He has already started working on an exciting, to be announced project for Overstreet under the Gemstone Publishing brand." "Josh is incredibly talented with a passion for creative technology that makes him the perfect leader as we look to ignite innovation across the enterprise," said Steve Geppi, President, Chairman and CEO, Geppi Family Enterprises And also Josh's[...]
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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[...]
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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. Steve Geppi Takes Back President Role At Diamond Screencap. He writes; "Today I am announcing an organizational change that will[...]
Steve Geppi's Lack of Social Media Filter - and Backing the Comeback
Steve Geppi is the CEO and owner of Diamond Comic Distributors, the largest physical distributor of pop culture in the world The distributor was closed to new products for a couple of months due to the recent pandemic but is roaring back to full distribution this week in comic stores across the world As a[...]
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As the comic book industry gears up for reopening following a coronavirus shut down that saw Diamond refuse to ship new comics, Diamond owner Steve Geppi has introduced a new catchphrase to celebrate the reopening: "Our Comeback Will Be Bigger Than Our Setback." The only problem is that Geppi stole that catchphrase from Mike "The[...]
Steve Geppi Live CBH Interview with Alex Grand & Jim Thompson 6pm West Coast/9pm East Coast 5/9/2020
Looking for some comic history to watch tonight? AT 9:oo PM ET, Steve Geppi of the Geppi Family Enterprises will be talking with Comic Book Historians' Alex Grand and Jim Thompson The trio will discuss Geppi's long and influential career in comics, and will likely include the formation of Diamond Comics and the Geppi Entertainment[...]
Dan Shahin's Comic Book News channel brought in publishers to talk to Steve Geppi, owner of Diamond Comic Distributors Humanoids' Mark Waid couldn't make it but Fantagraphics' Gary Groth, Boom Studios' Ross Richie, Dark Horse's Mike Richardson and IDW's Dirk Wood did The stream just wrapped. Along the way, Steve Geppi talked about the importance of[...]
Steve Geppi Talks Live With Direct Market Pulishers
Tomorrow, Steve Geppi will return to Dan Shahin's Comic Book New YouTube channel to talk about what's happening with the comic book industry and comics distribution right now He will be joined by a number of publishers, including Gary Groth of Fantagraphics with whom Geppi had quite the turbulent relationship with back in the days[...]
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Diamond CEO and owner Steve Geppi has been appearing on the Comic Book News with Dan Shahin YouTube channel with a number of prominent comic book retailers With much of the comics industry visiting to watch and chip in questions, as to the state of the comic book industry, its history and what should be[...]
Diamond CEO Steve Geppi Q&A on comics distribution shakeup
Tonight, the Comic Book News with Dan Shahin YouTube channel will host Diamond Comic Distributor CEO and owner Steve Geppi, talking about distributing comic books in this time of shutdown Including what happened with DC Comics and the launch of new distributors UCS and Lunar, and what has been going down during the shutdown The[...]
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Steve Geppi is no one's idiot, nor is Paul Levitz, who was in charge, back in the day nor is Jim Lee who's running things now Perhaps the new peeps at AT&T&A don't know or care about Diamond's pull among retailers They may assume Diamond needs them to such an extent they won't take action[...]
The Owner was Steve Geppi Though, our paths never crossed until 2000 when I started carrying new issues and opened my account with Diamond It was actually just a NOD in SDCC He was walking down a path from the stage after speaking to us However as he walked down past everybody he gave me[...]
Steve Geppi and Diamond Making Plans For After The Coronavirus Pandemic
Steve Geppi, Chairman & CEO, Geppi Family Enterprises; Founder, Diamond Comic Distributors, has issued another statement regarding the current state of play in the comics industry, while coronavirus pandemic strictures remain in place, and Diamond is not distributing new product in the USA after tomorrow, and not at all in the UK Summarising the current[...]