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UCS Comic Distributors Close Phone Lines From Today
Last month, Bleeding Cool broke the news that the distribution arrangement between DC Comics and Midtown Comics' UCS Comic Distributors was no more We later learned that DC Comics didn't drop UCS – UCS dropped DC Comics After all, we were also able to discover that UCS had three-to-four times the volume of DC Comics than DCBS-formed Lunar[...]
Lunar Distribution Gets A Logo And Consumer Facing Website
Previously, Bleeding Cool pointed out that the UCS Comic Distribution choosing to no longer distribute DC Comics had an unfortunate side-effect for, well, people like me UCS has a consumer-facing website that listed upcoming titles, DC Comics solicitations and other aspects such as upcoming FOC, forthcoming sale dates and additional DC Comics information While its[...]
Death Metal #7 Second Epilogue Sets Up Something Beyond Future State
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 the[...]
UCS Comic Distributors Close Phone Lines From Today
Last month, Bleeding Cool broke the news that the distribution arrangement between DC Comics and Midtown's UCS Comic Distributors was no more We later learned that DC Comics didn't drop UCS – UCS dropped DC Comics After all, we were also able to discover that UCS had three-to-four times the volume of DC Comics than[...]
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Recently, DC Comics and UCS Comic Distributors have parted ways UCS is one of two distributors set up with DC Comics from two of DC's biggest comic book retailer accounts, to replace Diamond Comic Distributors, with whom DC had fallen out within the shadow of the shutdown Set up by Midtown Comics, it was recently[...]
Some Comics Shops Are Now Regularly Breaking Street Dates
DC instead set up two new distributors, from their two biggest retail accounts, Midtown/UCS and DCBS/Lunar They also moved their on-sale date to Tuesdays And many retailers started getting those comic books the previous week When Diamond returned, the fee for the mystery shoppers was dropped and the service went away. With these temptations coming to[...]
DC Comics Publishing Numbers Will Be Cut From 20-25%
Bleeding Cool broke the news that UCS Comic Distributors would no longer be distributing DC Comics to comic book stores from January 2021 and that as a result, Lunar Distribution would be distributing all of the DC monthly titles in North America We also learned that this was UCS' decision rather than that of DC[...]
UCS Comic Distributors Close Phone Lines From Today
A couple of days ago, Bleeding Cool broke the news that the distribution arrangement between DC Comics and UCS Comic Distributors was no more We reported "DC Comics Drops UCS Comic Distributors For Lunar" and we were totally, 100% wrong DC Comics did not drop UCS UCS dropped DC Comics. DC Comics Didn't Drop UCS –[...]
UCS Comic Distributors Close Phone Lines From Today
Lunar Distribution and UCS Comics Distributors, respectively, distributed DC Comics when Diamond were not and, when Diamond returned to distribution, DC Comics dropped Diamond completely Then, as Lunar and UCS struggled to distribute efficiently to Europe, DC went back to Diamond UK, first temporarily and then permanently It was the New Distributor Wars. Now DC Comics[...]
DC Comics Street-Date Fail - Comic Stores Not Playing By The Rules
Back the Wild West of comic book distribution this kind of thing saw rival distributors shipping comic books by air from one part of the country to another to gain an extra p[recious 24 hours for one store to beat its neighbours to the punch – so suddenly everyone had to do it, spending vast[...]
UCS Comic Distributors Close Phone Lines From Today
UCS Comic Distributors, the comic book distributor set up by Midtown Comics to initially distribute DC Comics titles when Diamond Comic Distributors went into shutdown, is now one of two exclusive comic book distributors to the direct market of DC comic books in the USA I get conflicting reports of their success from retailer perspectives[...]
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. UCS Comic Distributors Updates[...]
Lunar Accounts Get CGC Slabbed DC Comics Free as Well as UCS
A few weeks ago, Bleeding Cool reported that UCS Comic Distributors customers were to receive a free graded DC comic book as a thank you for choosing them 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[...]
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On June 5th, Bleeding Cool broke the news that DC Comics had decided to quit Diamond for good and was moving everything across to new distributors/comic stores UCS and Lunar, and to Penguin Random House for graphic novels We asked the then-unanswered question, what about the UK, which was due to receive shipping costs ten[...]