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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[...]
At 69, Diamond's Steve Geppi Creates Office Of The Chairman, an Advisory Board and a New Line of Credit From JP Morgan Chase
Steve Geppi, Chairman & CEO of Geppi Family Enterprises and Founder of Diamond Comic Distributors just confirmed the news with the following statement, in which he confirms that product intended for sale in April and beyond will not ship to stores in Northern America This week will be the last for the foreseeable While Diamond[...]
Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition
And keeps pushing those variant covers that everyone says they hate but buy anyway. Steve Geppi (Up) President and sole owner of Diamond Comic Distributors, he has been taking a stronger hand on the tiller, moving people from Diamond to the overarching Geppi Family organisation, leading many to speculate if a massive change to the direct[...]
At 69, Diamond's Steve Geppi Creates Office Of The Chairman, an Advisory Board and a New Line of Credit From JP Morgan Chase
Geppi-owned companies,has announced a number of structural and leadership-level changes intended to help support the company's efforts to expand into new product lines and markets to raise sales and profitability for the companies. Formed in 2015, GFE was created to encompass all the companies owned by Diamond Comic Distributors' Founder and President & CEO, Steve Geppi[...]
Steve Geppi
Diamond Comic Distributor founder, President, CEO, and sole owner Steve Geppi will give the Keynote Speech during Diamond's 2018 Retailer Summit, on April 6th at the McCormick Convention Center in Chicago, before C2E2. Geppi's address will focus on "The Past, Present and Future of the Comics Industry" and take place at the closing breakfast. "I'm looking forward[...]
Steve Geppi, The New Year And Mark Waid (UPDATE)
Steve Geppi, CEO, President and owner of Diamond Comic Distributors seems to have had a New Year's Resolution Not just the one he describes below, but one to speak out more about his opinions, with as much frankness as he can muster. As well as his takedown of President Obama, Democrats and Democrat voters, which seems[...]
A Complete Guide To Self-Publishing Comics: Comfort Love And Adam Withers Talk Shop, Plus Review
Let me name drop: * Michael Avon Oeming (The Victories, Powers) * Bill Willingham (Fables, Angel) * Terry Moore (Strangers in Paradise, Echo) * Mark Waid (Daredevil, Kingdom Come) * Jim Demonakos (Emerald City Comicon Director) * Steve Sunu (Editor, Comic Book Resources Reviews) * Steve Geppi (President/CEO of Diamond Comic Distributor) That is just a small sample of the many other professionals, mainstream and[...]
Steve Geppi Outbid On Action Comics #1 9.0 At $1.6 Million On eBay
There was a time when Steve Geppi looked like he might be made bankrupt. But that was before The Walking Dead became the monster hit it did When the comics distributor he owned, Diamond Comic Distributors and Diamond Book Distributors found itself the exclusive print distributor for both the comic shops and bookstores – and for[...]
Be On The Lookout For "Missing" Denys Cowan Original Art Pages
Pressure on UPS will also be coming from the museum's owner Steve Geppi, the President of Diamond Comic Distributors, a very large customer of UPS'. Batman Ultimate Evil #1 Cover Denys Cowan & Kent Williams 11" x 17" Pen and Ink Fight For Tomorrow #1 Page 6 Denys Cowan & Kent Williams 11" x 17" Pen and Ink Flags of Our Fathers[...]
Comic Store Sales Up 15% in 2013 Based On First Half Of 2012
From the Retailer's Lunch at San Diego Comic Con… The cold hard starts from Diamond Comic Distributors in graph form… Steve Geppi is holding court, talking about Free Comic Book Day and Halloween Comic Fest. News is good, folks Geppi talked about the programs to expand stores and create new stores There's also a three hundredth anniversary[...]
Steve Geppi Talks About Collecting
President of Diamond Comic Distribution, Steve Geppi talks about collecting and his collection as part of the Geppi Museum, in Baltimore, Maryland's Camden Station, to Billie Rae Bates, his history in the comics industry and the history of distribition – which is pretty much the same thing. [vimeo][/vimeo] God bless Walking Dead for saving everyone. [...]