May 2019 Sales Kit



The May 2019 Sales Kit from Diamond Book Distributors is now available. This issue features graphic novels and other pop-culture merchandise scheduled to ship in May 2019 and beyond.

Titles featured in this issue include Bitter Root from Image Comics, Beyonders Volume 1 from AfterShock Comics, Gender Queer: A Memoir from Lion Forge, Livewire Volume 1 from Valiant Entertainment, and more!

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A KISS Army Marching Into Darkness A KISS Army Marching Into Darkness
Available November 2018! The world famous face-painted rock and roll band, KISS cuts loose in comics against the threat of deadites! Read this interview about the upcoming KISS/Army of Darkness from Dynamite Entertainment! >>
AMC Opens Walking Dead Universe AMC Opens Walking Dead Universe
A series of AMC Studios Original Films, starring Andrew Lincoln and written by Gimple, are planned to continue the story of Rick Grimes, with the first expected to begin production as early as 2019. >>
Display 'The Merc With A Mouth' With Deadpool Bust from Diamond Select Toys Display 'The Merc With A Mouth' With Deadpool Bust from Diamond Select Toys
This ½ scale bust of the Merc with a Mouth is the biggest Diamond Select Toys has ever done, measuring approximately 10 inches tall with exacting sculpted details and the highest level of paint applications.  >>
Holmes Hounded By Home-Grown Horrors Holmes Hounded By Home-Grown Horrors
Available December 2018! Hardwired to solve crime in the way that London’s finest can never duplicate, the world’s most famous detective is nevertheless without fault, as writer Leah Moore explains in this interview! >>
Lloyd Kauffman Talks The Art Of Troma Lloyd Kauffman Talks The Art Of Troma
In this interview, Lloyd Kauffman talks about his films which are the subject of never-before-seen film stills, rare posters, candid interviews, and fake blood in D.E.'s The Art Of Troma>>
Mirka Andolfo's Hit Italian Series Unnatural Comes to Image Mirka Andolfo's Hit Italian Series Unnatural Comes to Image
Available November 2018! Unnatural introduces American readers to Leslie, a simple pig girl with big - but dangerous - dreams. Read the interview with Mirka now! >>
Shinobi 7 Schools Gamers in Superpowers with My Hero Academia! Card Game Shinobi 7 Schools Gamers in Superpowers with My Hero Academia! Card Game
Retailers can bring all of the action and fun of the anime sensation to their customer's tabletops with this thrilling card game set in its super-powered world. >>
Upgrade Soul Named Best Book of the Year by Publisher Weekly Upgrade Soul Named Best Book of the Year by Publisher Weekly
Publisher Weekly has revealed their list of best books of 2018, including Ezra Claytan Daniel's Upgrade Soul from Lion Forge and Hartley Lin's Young Frances from AdHouse Books. >>

Library of Congress Launches First Exhibit of Geppi Collection Library of Congress Launches First Exhibit of Geppi Collection
Diamond Comic Distributors President and CEO Steve Geppi stood at the podium for the announcement that the Library of Congress will open a new display of select items from the Stephen A. Geppi Collection of Comics and Graphic Arts. >>
First Trade: Comic Reviews for Booksellers - November 2018 First Trade: Comic Reviews for Booksellers - November 2018
This month, Bianca reviews Mirka Andolfo's Unnatural Volume 1: Awakening (Image Comics), Tony Sandoval's Watersnakes (Lion Forge), and Grim Wilkins' Mirenda Volume 1 (Image Comics), providing reviews, sell-through suggestions, and best target audiences for each title. >>
Are You Ready? Stock Up On Titles Releasing December 2018 Are You Ready? Stock Up On Titles Releasing December 2018
Have you stocked up on titles for December 2018? There's still time! Check out our top titles releasing this December. >>
September 2018 Best-Selling Graphic Novels September 2018 Best-Selling Graphic Novels
Check out the top 25 best-selling graphic novels from Diamond publishers for September 2018 based on sales reported on Diamond Book's retailer network and retail partners. >>
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! >>

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. >>
Monstress Volume 3 Monstress Volume 3
Image Comics
Maika has spent most of her life learning how to fight, but how will she fare when the only way to save her life...is to make friends? >>
Descender Volume 6: The Machine War Descender Volume 6: The Machine War
Image Comics
Recent events have thrown Alexandria into turmoil, and now Rick, Dwight, Eugene and Negan all have something to prove. >>
I Hate Fairyland Volume 4: Sadly Never After I Hate Fairyland Volume 4: Sadly Never After
Image Comics
Recent events have thrown Alexandria into turmoil, and now Rick, Dwight, Eugene and Negan all have something to prove. >>
Sheets Sheets
Lion Forge
Marjorie Glatt feels like a ghost. Wendell is a ghost. When their worlds collide, Marjorie is confronted by unexplainable disasters as Wendell transforms Glatt's Laundry into his midnight playground. >>
Starfinder Roleplaying Game: Armory Starfinder Roleplaying Game: Armory
Paizo
Outfit yourself with only the best supplies for interstellar adventure with the hardcover Starfinder Armory! Within this directory of futuristic equipment, you’ll find tons of adventuring gear for the Starfinder Roleplaying Game, from weapons, armor, and augmentations to technological items, magic items, vehicles, and more! >>
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! >>
Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide Volume 48 Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide Volume 48
Gemstone Publishing
Leading off the 48th edition of The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide, former DC Comics President and Publisher Paul Levitz highlights the legacy of Action Comics #1 on its 80th anniversary. >>
Persona 4 Volume 7 Persona 4 Volume 7
Udon Entertainment
The Midnight Channel returns! Does this mean the authorities haven’t caught the TRUE killer? Plus, famed detective Naoto Shirogame becomes the latest teen forced to come face to face with his own Shadow. >>
Yokai Girls Volume 4 Yokai Girls Volume 4
Ghost Ship
When you're at the peak of your powers, there's only one way to go. The question becomes – how many people are you willing to drag down with you? >>