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Now UCS Distributes Marvel Image Dark Horse Etc &#8211 Midtown Backstock

Now UCS Distributes Marvel, Image, Dark Horse Etc – Midtown Backstock

UCS Comic Distributors is one of the two new premiere distributors of DC Comics monthly titles They were formed when DC Comics approached Midtown Comics for a solution during Diamond shutdown, and now it's become part of DC's permanent solution, dropping Diamond entirely One question is if UCS will distribute my other publishers as well[...]

Diamond Says DC Comics Terminated Relationship Rather Than Answer Qs

Diamond Says DC Comics Terminated Relationship Rather Than Answer Qs

Today, Bleeding Cool ran the news that DC Comics is to quit Diamond Comic Distributors, in favour of their newly created distributors UCS Comic Distributors and Lunar Distribution In the Q&A, DC Comics blamed the existing direct market There was plenty of gossip all round.In the latest of a series of statements that are totally[...]

UCS Makes Statement Over Being DC Premiere Distributor

UCS Makes Statement Over Being DC Premiere Distributor

There are now to be just two DC distributors of monthly serialised comic books, UCS (formed by Midtown Comics) and Lunar (formed by DCBS) handling all of DC Comics' monthly output It seems hard not to recall Marvel and Heroes World, but both those organisations were already solid online sellers, shippers and distributors Will either[...]

IDW Makes a Very Marked Statement About The Direct Market

IDW Makes a Very Marked Statement About The Direct Market

Oh look, IDW Publishing has noticed that DC Comics has pulled out of Diamond Comic Distributors, in favour of UCS and Lunar, everyone's pretty angry and there's plenty of gossip around IDW has decided to put out their own statement With an IDW (LOVES) DM image, they state; IDW PUBLISHING PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR DIRECT MARKET, EXTENDS[...]

Dennis Barger and Brian Hibbs Agree Over DC Quitting Diamond

Dennis Barger and Brian Hibbs Agree Over DC Quitting Diamond

Bleeding Cool has been reporting on DC Comics decision to quit Diamond Comic Distributors entirely, to go with their own formed distributors UCS and Lunar We also reported what DC Comics were saying about why they did what they did, which just posed more questions People had things to say, beginning with retailers. Mike Wellman of[...]

DC Comics Q&#038A On Quitting Diamond After 25 Years Exclusivity

DC Comics Q&A On Quitting Diamond After 25 Years Exclusivity

Bleeding Cool just ran the news that DC Comics is to quit Diamond Comic Distributors, in favour of their newly created distributors UCS and Lunar This comes after twenty-five years of Diamond being the exclusive distributor of DC Comics - at least until the shutdown, DC Comics has provided retailers with a Q&A - but[...]

DC Comics Quits Diamond For Good For UCS/Lunar &#8211 What About UK

DC Comics Quits Diamond For Good, For UCS/Lunar – What About UK?

Bleeding Cool is being told by, well, everyone it seems right now, that DC Comics is completely quitting being distributed by Diamond Comic Distributors in favour of the two new distributors they set up with the biggest direct market retail accounts Midtown Comics (UCS Comic Distributors) and DCBS (Lunar Distribution).The original change in distribution occurred[...]

UCS Retailers Dont Sell Stjepan Sejics Aquaman #59 Yet &#8211 Too Late

UCS Retailers, Don't Sell Stjepan Sejic's Aquaman #59 Yet – Too Late?

With UCS Comic Distributors, Lunar Distribution and Diamond Comic Distribution all distributing DC Comics products to comic book stores right now, there is likely to be some market disparity with books arriving through one distributor at a different schedule to the other We'd noted that Diamond Comic Distributors had reported late titles, with Lunar having[...]

Diamond Comic Distributors Now With Added Bubble Wrap

Diamond Comic Distributors, Now With Added Bubble Wrap

It could be that the existence of UCS and Lunar have led them to up their game, especially for relatively smaller stores like Rodman's Comics You can read up more on recent comics distribution moves, with this link. Rod Lamberti of Rodman Comics, Iowa, got his Diamond Comic Distributors delivery for this coming Wednesday, yesterday[...]

The New Distribution Wars &#8211 Lunar UCS and Diamond

The New Distribution Wars – Lunar, UCS and Diamond

Let's have a look around the three distributors of DC Comics titles this week, Lunar Distribution, UCS Comic Distributors and Diamond Comic Distributors Diamond is doing their big comeback campaign and have even gotten the former publisher of DC Comics Dan DiDio to wear the short Mine must be lost in the mail.[caption id="attachment_1207514" align="aligncenter"[...]

Diamond UK Goes To Fortnightly Shipping

Diamond UK Goes To Fortnightly Shipping

Diamond UK will then assess July at a later date.Each of these deliveries will also include re-orders, and due to Diamond UK still being unable to guarantee deadline dates they will "endeavour to incorporate as many re-orders into each shipment as possible." They state "hopefully these are the next steps to returning to normality and[...]

DC Comics Schedule for June &#8211 Including Batman #92 #93 and Punchline

DC Comics Schedule for June – Including Batman #92, #93 and Punchline

DC Comics has revealed all the titles it will be distributing to comic stores through Diamond Comic Distributors, Lunar Distribution, and UCS Comic Distributors Including dates for a certain Batman #92 and its Punchline-inspired quarter-of-a-million print run, Batman #93, The Joker 80th Anniversary and a new name for The Last God Sourcebook Looks like June[...]

DC Comics Explain Why Its New Comic Book Tuesday Now

DC Comics Explain Why It's New Comic Book Tuesday Now

These have seen DC Comics distributing comics through two new distributors, UCS and Lunar while Diamond shut down Now that Diamond is starting up again, UCS and Lunar will continue to distribute DC titles as well as Diamond Why would retailers going forward use more than one distributor, when they could get all their comics[...]

Steve Geppi Talking Live With Comic Book Retailers Tonight

Steve Geppi, Talking Live With Comic Book Retailers Tonight

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 livestream — billed as “a live and unfiltered conversation” covering “how we got here and where the comics industry is going next", and which will take live questions from a[...]

Lunar Distribution Reminds Stores Not to Sell DC Comics Early Or Else

Lunar Distribution Reminds Stores Not to Sell DC Comics Early, Or Else

Yesterday saw very different FOC orders for DC Comics from Diamond Comic Distributors, Lunar Distribution and UCS Comic Distributors Bleeding Cool has reported on the first deliveries received by Lunar Distribution-aligned stores - and the packaging was very impressive, even if what was received wasn't entirely what was expected These comic books go on store[...]

Comic Shops React To New DC Comics Tuesday On Sale Today

Comic Shops React To New DC Comics Tuesday On Sale Today

Today sees the release of the first monthly DC Comics in stores for some time – those that are allowed to be open or who can provide a mail order service. A couple of reprints, a couple of what used to have been called Vertigo titles and a Walmart Batman Giant, intended as Jim Lee […]

Thank FOC Its Monday for DC Comics UCS Lunar and Diamond

Thank FOC It's Monday for DC Comics, UCS, Lunar and Diamond

And tonight, Lunar, UCS and Diamond Comic Distributors all have warring Final Order Cut-Off or FOC items with a deadline of tonight.[caption id="attachment_1199541" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Thank FOC It's Monday for DC Comics, UCS, Lunar and Diamond Art from UCS.[/caption]We mentioned that Diamond was asking those retailers who still wanted to order their DC Comics through[...]

DC Comics Arrive In Stores &#8211 In Bubble Wrap

DC Comics Arrive In Stores – In Bubble Wrap

Now that is how you make an impact on comic book retailers as a new distributor of comic books. Bleeding Cool has reports that retailers have started to receive DC Comics titles for sale on Tuesday. though, without actually receiving any restrictions for sale date, they could start selling them right now. But Lunar Distribution […]

DC Comics Still Distributed by Diamond as Well as UCS and Lunar

DC Comics Still Distributed by Diamond as Well as UCS and Lunar

Then DC Comics announced that they would also be returning to distribution sooner than that, from Tuesday, April 28th, from two new distributors, UCS Comics Distributors and Lunar Distribution, who Bleeding Cool shortly identified as Midtown Comics and DCBS respectively That means comic book retailers may start to receive such comic books from this weekend[...]

Diamond Removes GEM from Three Jokers and Other DC Comics

Diamond Removes GEM from Three Jokers and Other DC Comics

In that time, DC Comics appears to have withdrawn from Diamond Comic Distributors in favour of two new distributors, UCS Comic Distributors and Lunar Distribution, created by two comic stores Midtown Comics and DCBS Diamond states that they will still be distributing the DC Comics they have been holding when they went into shutdown However,[...]