November 2018 Sales Kit



The November 2018 Sales Kit from Diamond Book Distributors is now available. This issue features graphic novels and other pop-culture merchandise scheduled to ship in November 2018 and beyond.

Titles featured in this issue include Death or Glory Volume 1 from Image Comics, Disney Manga: Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas - Zero's Journey from Tokyopop, The Overstreet Price Guide to Star Wars Collectibles from Gemstone Publishing, Watersnakes from Lion Forge and more!

To see previous Sales Kits and current catalogs, check out the DBD Sales Catalogs and Kits page.

'Sheets' Joins Lion Forge's Cub House 'Sheets' Joins Lion Forge's Cub House
Lion Forge to publish Brenna Thummler's SHEETS, the original graphic novel from the ANNE OF GREEN GABLES artist! Available August 2018 >>
ABA Reports Retail Sales at Bookstores Up in March ABA Reports Retail Sales at Bookstores Up in March
According to preliminary figures released by the Bureau of the Census, the American Booksellers Association has reported a increase in YTD sales for March 2018. >>
Aspen Comics Celebrates 15 Years In Comics Aspen Comics Celebrates 15 Years In Comics
Aspen Comics — founded in 2003 by artist Michael Turner — will celebrate its 15-year anniversary in 2018 with a yearlong initiative featuring a return to many of its classic properties. >>
Aspen Debuts Two New Series with Dissension: War Eternal, Nu Way Aspen Debuts Two New Series with Dissension: War Eternal, Nu Way
On the heels of their Worlds of Aspen 2018 Free Comic Book Day, Aspen Comics is set to release Dissension: War Eternal and Nu Way>>
Edelweiss+ Heads to Children's Institute to Answer Booksellers' Questions Edelweiss+ Heads to Children's Institute to Answer Booksellers' Questions
Representatives from Above the Treeline's digital cataloging services Edelweiss+ will be attending Children's Institutes in New Orleans to answer questions on best practices for booksellers on the platform. >>
Image’s Infidel Optioned For Film Image’s Infidel Optioned For Film
Image's new horror title Infidel has been optioned by TriStar Pictures, according to an exclusive report by The Hollywood Reporter. >>
Jason Inman, Ashley Victoria Robinson Discuss New All-Ages Comic JUPITER JET Jason Inman, Ashley Victoria Robinson Discuss New All-Ages Comic JUPITER JET
Following the death of her father 16-year-old Jacqueline "Jacky" Johnson inherits a jetpack with a mysterious power source. Available June 2018, check out our exclusive interview with the dynamic duo behind the series Jupiter Jet from Action Lab! >>
Penguin Random House Children's and BBC Books to Publish Doctor Who Story by Naomi Alderman Penguin Random House Children's and BBC Books to Publish Doctor Who Story by Naomi Alderman
Penguin Random House Children’s imprint BBC Children’s Books announced their acquisition of a brand-new Doctor Who short story from Alderman, author of The Power and winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2017. >>
Rabbit Publishers Introduces KID READ ONE Program Rabbit Publishers Introduces KID READ ONE Program
Rabbit Publishers has introduced its Kids Read One program to over eighty thousand schools across America.  >>
Vault Comics Thanks Readers, Retailers, Creators. Vault Comics Thanks Readers, Retailers, Creators.
Vault Comics -- a private, family-owned company, publishing science fiction and fantasy comics and graphic novels -- sends a "thank you" to the industry. >>

April 2018 Best-Selling Graphic Novels April 2018 Best-Selling Graphic Novels
Check out the top 25 best-selling graphic novels from Diamond publishers for April 2018 based on sales reported on Diamond Book's retailer network and retail partners. >>
New Digital Review Copies Now Available New Digital Review Copies Now Available
New digital review copies from Diamond publishers have been made available for retailers and industry professionals on Edelweiss and NetGalley. See a full list of available titles here! >>
Are You Ready? Stock Up On Titles Releasing June 2018 Are You Ready? Stock Up On Titles Releasing June 2018
Have you stocked up on titles for June 2018? There's still time! Check out our top titles releasing this June including Lulu is a Rhinoceros, Hit-Girl Volume 1, Superb Volume 2 and more! >>
Diamond Partners with Starburns Industries Press in Exclusive Distribution Deal Diamond Partners with Starburns Industries Press in Exclusive Distribution Deal
Starburns Industries, the company that brought you Rick and Morty, Harmonquest, and the Oscar-nominated Anomalisa media properties, has named Diamond Comic Distributors as the exclusive worldwide distributor in the comic book specialty market, book market, and hobby games market for its new publishing division, SBI Press. >>
DBD's 2018 Trade Show Schedule DBD's 2018 Trade Show Schedule
Diamond Book Distributors will take the show on the road again in 2018, attending several trade shows throughout the year including ALA's Mid-Winter Conference, Book Expo, and more! >>
First Trade: Comic Reviews for Booksellers - May 2018 First Trade: Comic Reviews for Booksellers - May 2018
DBD introduces a new graphic novel review series by bookseller Bianca Walters. This month, Bianca takes a look at Animosity Evolution Vol. 1 from AfterShock Comics, The Pervert from Image Comics, and The Ghost, The Owl from Action Lab Entertainment, providing reviews, sell-through suggestions, and outlining targeted audiences. >>

The Walking Dead Volume 29 The Walking Dead Volume 29
Image Comics
Recent events have thrown Alexandria into turmoil, and now Rick, Dwight, Eugene and Negan all have something to prove. >>
Saga Volume 8 Saga Volume 8
Image Comics
After the traumatic events of the War for Phang, Hazel, her parents, and their surviving companions embark on a life-changing adventure at the westernmost edge of the universe. >>
 Starfinder Roleplaying Game: Pact Worlds Starfinder Roleplaying Game: Pact Worlds
Paizo
From the cosmopolitan corridors of Absalom Station to the carnivorous jungles of Castrovel or the floating cloud-cities of the gas giant Bretheda, this hardcover rulebook is your guide to Starfinder’s core worlds and civilizations, and the perfect place to launch any adventure. >>
The Black Monday Murders Volume 2 The Black Monday Murders Volume 2
Image Comics
Thomas Dane goes looking for a man who doesn’t want to be found.  >>
Critical Role: Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting Critical Role: Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting
Green Ronin Publishing
Until now, the wondrous and dangerous lands of Tal'Dorei have been the sole stomping grounds of the show's adventuring company, Vox Machina. But now, you can explore these realms in a tome from the pen of Game Master Matt Mercer himself! >>
World's End Harem Volume 1 World's End Harem Volume 1
Ghost Ship
The Man-Killer Virus: a lethal disease that has eradicated 99.9% of the world's male population. Mizuhara Reito has been in cryogenic sleep for the past five years, leaving behind Tachibana Erisa, the girl of his dreams. When Reito awakens from the deep freeze, he emerges into a sex-crazed new world where he himself is the planet's most precious resource.  >>
Brandon Sanderson's White Sand Volume 2 Brandon Sanderson's White Sand Volume 2
Dynamite Entertainment
Following the loss of most of his colleagues in a violent ambush, Kenton has become Lord Mastrell of the few remaining Sand Masters, magicians who can manipulate sand to do their bidding.  >>
Puerto Rico Strong: A Comics Anthology Puerto Rico Strong: A Comics Anthology
Lion Forge
Puerto Rico Strong is a comics anthology that explores what it means to be Puerto Rican and the diversity that exists within that concept, from today's most exciting Puerto Rican comics creators. All profits will go to towards disaster relief and recovery programs to support Puerto Rico. >>
Bloodborne Official Artworks Bloodborne Official Artworks
Udon Entertainment
In the terrifying video game Bloodborne, deranged mobs and nightmarish creatures lurk around every corner of a horror-filled gothic city. Bloodborne: Official Artworks collects the hair-raising artwork behind this modern action role-playing classic.  >>
 Princeless: Raven The Pirate Princess Book 1 Princeless: Raven The Pirate Princess Book 1
Action Lab
Fresh off her adventures in the pages of Princeless, Raven is ready to set out on her quest for revenge against her brothers. They've stolen everything that should be hers and now she's going to get it back.  >>