November 2019 Sales Kit



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

Titles featured in this issue include Bad Weekend from Image Comics, The Overstreet Price Guide to Batman from Gemstone Publishing, At the End of Your Tether from Lion Forge, Punk Mambo from Valiant Entertainment, and more!

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

2019 Eisner Awards Nominations Announced 2019 Eisner Awards Nominations Announced
Once again, this year’s nominees in 31 categories reflect the wide range of material being published in the U.S. today in comics and graphic novel form, representing over 170 print and online titles from more than 50 publishers and produced by creators from all over the world. >>
Descender Gets a Sequel as Ascender Rises at Image Descender Gets a Sequel as Ascender Rises at Image
Available October 2019. Set ten years after the conclusion of Descender, magic has replaced machinery but Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen try to recapture all the scope and heart of Image Comics' sci-fi classic with Ascender>>
Gemstone Announces Overstreet Price Guide to Batman Gemstone Announces Overstreet Price Guide to Batman
Available November 2019. Gemstone Publishing is announcing The Overstreet Price Guide to Batman, a brand-new, character-focused guide all about The Dark Knight. >>
Image Makes History As First Publisher To Sweep 'Best New Series' Eisner Noms Image Makes History As First Publisher To Sweep 'Best New Series' Eisner Noms
Image Comics made history as the first publisher to sweep in the Best New Series category for nominations in the 2019 Eisner Awards.  >>
Karl Kesel, Tom Grummett Return To Karl Kesel, Tom Grummett Return To "Section Zero"
Available November 2019. The award-winning team of writer Karl Kesel and artist Tom Grummett return to their fan-favorite, critically acclaimed series, Section Zero>>
Sanford Greene's Got It Covered: The Art of 'Bitter Root' Sanford Greene's Got It Covered: The Art of 'Bitter Root'
Available May 2019. A look inside Sanford Greene's art for BITTER ROOT. Promising 160 action-packed pages of monsters, mayhem, and family dysfunction in a brand-new series.  >>
Spencer & Locke Get Ready For Explosive Return Spencer & Locke Get Ready For Explosive Return
Available August 2019. Spencer & Locke are back for volume 2 of their hard-hitting crime series for Action Lab. Writer David Pepose talks with us about what's next for the hard-nosed cop and his imaginary friend. >>

AHOY Comics Inks Exclusive Book Market Distribution Deal with Diamond AHOY Comics Inks Exclusive Book Market Distribution Deal with Diamond
Diamond Book Distributors is pleased to announce that it has signed a distribution agreement with AHOY Comics. >>
Steve Geppi Delivers Commencement Speech at Capitol Technology University Steve Geppi Delivers Commencement Speech at Capitol Technology University
Diamond Comic Book Distributors President and CEO, Steve Geppi gave the commencement speech on Saturday at Capitol Technology University in Laurel, Maryland. >>
First Trade: Comic Reviews for Booksellers - May 2019 First Trade: Comic Reviews for Booksellers - May 2019
This month, Bianca reviews Livewire from Valiant along with Bitter Root Vol. 1 and Middlewest Book One from Image Comics, providing reviews, sell-through suggestions, and best target audiences for each title. >>
April 2019 Best-Selling Graphic Novels April 2019 Best-Selling Graphic Novels
Check out the top 25 best-selling graphic novels from Diamond publishers for April 2019 based on sales reported on Diamond Book's retailer network and retail partners. >>
DBD's 2019 Trade Show Schedule DBD's 2019 Trade Show Schedule
Diamond Book Distributors will take the show on the road again in 2019, attending several trade shows throughout the year including ALA's Mid-Winter Conference, Book Expo, and more! >>