During last week’s ComicsPRO meeting in Portland, Boom! Studios was elevated to a Premier publisher with Diamond, comics’ biggest distributor. (Dynamite was also elevated.) It’s a huge deal for both companies, who join IDW, Dark Horse and Image in the front of Diamond’s massive 500+ page Previews catalog and get other perks from Diamond. (Marvel and […]
Announced today at ComicsPRO, Dynamite Entertainment will have Premier Publisher status at Diamond starting in April. They join Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Image and IDW in the front of the catalog (the first two only in effigy) and will have various behind the scenes advantages as well. According to a press release, “the move recognizes […]
Here’s more of that 2018 industry change: DC secedes from Previews, and Diamond announces its own PULLBOX system.
Comings and goings at ReedPOP nad Diamond.
Diamond has just announced their 2017 Gem Award winners, which recognize publishers and products that achieved significant sales success. The winners are chosen by comic book specialty retailers. DC was the large publisher of the year and Aftershock the smaller (under 3% market share ) publisher of the year; DC books led the products with […]
Diamond has just released the year end sales charts for 2017 and it was a close one, but Marvel had the #1 periodical comic of the year with Legacy #1. DC came in second with Metal #1. DC and Marvel split the top 10 comics, but Marvel had another year at #1, beating DC by […]
DC won the month with Doomsday Clock, but it couldn’t cover up a 10% drop in comcis sales, Diamond reported today.
We already alerted you to the 12 Gold Sponsor comics for 2018’s Free Comic Books Day and here’s the full line up of 38 additional Silver level books. The line-up includes such titles as Adventure Time, Berlin, Infinity Watch/Spider-Man, Nintendo’s Arms, Star Wars Adventures, and more. “It’s a great time to be a comics fan, and […]
Batman crushed it in Diamond’s just released sales charts for November, taking 6 of the top 10 slots in periodical sales. Doomsday Clock had another two, and Star Wars and Captain America from Marvel rounded things out. No time for analysis today but check out John Jackson Miller’s Comichron for more insights. […]
While 2017 is still looking to be a down year, for comics sales, statistics for October sales just released by Diamond Comics distributors show that sales stabilized a bit. Graphic novels even showed a 2% increase over the same month last year, which was a huge month as John Jackson Miller notes. Marvel shipped […]