March 2018 Sales Kit



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

Titles featured in this issue include Invader Zim Volume 5 from Oni Press, The Divided States of Hysteria from Image Comics, Wrath of the Eternal Warrior Deluxe Edition from Valiant Entertainment 
and more!

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

August 2017 Best-Selling Graphic Novels August 2017 Best-Selling Graphic Novels
Check out the top 25 best-selling graphic novels from DBD publishers for August 2017 based on sales reported on BookScan. >>
Inaugural Texas Independent Bookstore Day Celebrates Their Readers Inaugural Texas Independent Bookstore Day Celebrates Their Readers
Modeled after the national Independent Bookstore day held annually, Texas bookstores came together to put on a state-wide independent bookstore day to celebrate readers. >>
Robert Kirkman's Thief of Thieves Gets Video Game Adaptation Robert Kirkman's Thief of Thieves Gets Video Game Adaptation
Launching in 2018, Robert Kirkman's critically acclaimed series Thief of Thieves will be getting a video game adaptation from Rival Games.  >>
I Kill Giants Film Releases New Clip Ahead of Premiere I Kill Giants Film Releases New Clip Ahead of Premiere
Premiering September 9 at the Toronto International Film Festival, I Kill Giants releases a clip of the movie adaptation from Joe Kelly and Ken Niimura's bestselling graphic novel. >>
SYFY Reveals First Look at 'Happy!' SYFY Reveals First Look at 'Happy!'
Based on the graphic novel by Grant Morrison from Image Comics, SYFY has revealed the first teaser trailer for the upcoming television series Happy!, airing November 29. Check it out here! >>
National Book Award Releases Longlist Finalists National Book Award Releases Longlist Finalists
The National Book Award is one of the most prestigious set of literary awards in the US and aims to celebrate the best of American literature, to expand its audience, and to enhance the cultural value of great writing in America. The 2017 Longlist of Finalists for the award has been announced with the Shortlist of Finalists slated to be released on October 4. Check out the Longlist here! >>
Celebrate Banned Books Week 2017 with Comics Celebrate Banned Books Week 2017 with Comics
Since 1982, every September the American Library Association spotlights the challenges to the public's access to information with the Banned Books Week celebration with this year's event taking place September 24-30. Check out our list of top banned graphic novels to include in your Banned Books Week event. >>
SPX Announces 2017 Ignatz Award Winners SPX Announces 2017 Ignatz Award Winners
The Ignatz Award recognizes exceptional work that challenges popular notions of what comics can achieve, both as an art form and as a means of personal expression. The 2017 award winners have been announced, including Johnny Wander: Our Cats Are More Famous Than Us – Ananth Hirsh, Yuko Ota from Oni Press. Check out the full list here!  >>

DBD Presents Spring 2018 Catalog Through Edelweiss DBD Presents Spring 2018 Catalog Through Edelweiss
The Spring 2018 Catalog is now available on Edelweiss and Edelweiss+ and includes titles such as Scales & Scoundrels Volume 1 from Image Comics, Skin & Earth from Dynamite, The Lost Path from Lion Forge and more! >>
Diamond Heads to New York Comic-Con Diamond Heads to New York Comic-Con
Held annually in New York, Diamond will be attending New York Comic-Con (NYCC). Check out a list of activities being hosted throughout the event along with creators who will be available!  >>
Diamond Reflects on the International Literacy Association Conference Diamond Reflects on the International Literacy Association Conference
The International Literacy Association (ILA) is a global advocacy and membership organization of more than 300,000 literacy educators, researchers and experts across 84 countries. Diamond exhibited at the annual ILA conference in July via Publisher Spotlight. >>
DBD Offers Free Freight for Independent Bookstores DBD Offers Free Freight for Independent Bookstores
Diamond Book Distributors is making it easier than ever for bookstores to stock graphic novels for with a free freight offer to contiguous U.S stores! >>
DBD's 2017 Trade Show Schedule DBD's 2017 Trade Show Schedule
Diamond Book Distributors will take the show on the road again in 2017, attending several trade shows throughout the year including ALA's Mid-Winter Conference, Book Expo, and more! >>

Starfinder Roleplaying Game: Core Rulebook Starfinder Roleplaying Game: Core Rulebook
Paizo
Blast off into a galaxy of adventure with the Starfinder Roleplaying Game! This massive 560-page hardcover rulebook is the essential centerpiece of the Starfinder Roleplaying Game, with rules for character creation, magic, gear, and more—everything you need to play Starfinder as either a player or Game Master! >>
Paper Girls Volume 3 Paper Girls Volume 3
Image Comics
Newspaper deliverers Erin, Mac and Tiffany finally reunite with their long-lost friend KJ in an unexpected new era, where the girls must uncover the secret origins of time travel... or risk never returning home to 1988. >>
Monstress Volume 2: The Blood Monstress Volume 2: The Blood
Image Comics
Set in an alternate matriarchal 1900's Asia, in a richly imagined world of art deco-inflected steam punk, MONSTRESS tells the story of a teenage girl who is struggling to survive the trauma of war, and who shares a mysterious psychic link with a monster of tremendous power. >>
Saga Volume 7 Saga Volume 7
Image Comics
From the worldwide bestselling team of FIONA STAPLES and BRIAN K. VAUGHAN, “The War for Phang” is an epic, self-contained SAGA event! Finally reunited with her ever-expanding family, Hazel travels to a war-torn comet that Wreath and Landfall have been battling over for ages. >>
Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide Volume 47 Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide Volume 47
Gemstone Publishing
One of the most influential comic book artists ever, Jim Steranko, brings his compelling mastery of the art form to the cover of the book that has been the Bible of serious collectors, dealers and enthusiasts since 1970!  >>
Walking Dead Volume 27: The Whisperer War Walking Dead Volume 27: The Whisperer War
Image Comics
The time has come. The forces are aligning. The war has begun! Has Rick brought about the demise of everything he's built? Or will he triumph once again? Know this... there will be a cost. Collects THE WALKING DEAD #157-162. >>
Rick and Morty Volume 1 Rick and Morty Volume 1
Oni Press
Based on the hilarious animated show RICK & MORTY by Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland, depraved genius Rick Sanchez embarks on insane adventures with his awkward grandson Morty across the universe and across time. >>
Atomic Blonde: The Coldest City Atomic Blonde: The Coldest City
Oni Press
MI6 spy Lorraine Broughton was sent to Berlin to investigate the death of another agent, and the disappearance of a list revealing every spy working there. She found a powder keg of mistrust, assassinations and bad defections that ended with the murder of MI6's top officer, as the Berlin Wall was torn down. >>
Disney Manga: Descendants Rotten to the Core Trilogy Volume 1 Disney Manga: Descendants Rotten to the Core Trilogy Volume 1
Tokyopop
The children of the most frightening Disney villains (VKs) are invited to attend the elite academy of Auradon Prep to learn to be good. But Mal, Evie, Jay & Carlos have a sneaky plan to steal the fairy godmother’s wand to rescue their parents from exile. >>
Murder Ballads Murder Ballads
Z2 Comics
Convinced that the brothers are the key to his salvation, Nate's desperate to make an album with them before someone else - but he needs money. Money he doesn't have and can't get through any conventional means. So he persuades Donny and Marvell to join him in a crazy scheme to raise the funds needed to produce their record.  >>