November 2017 Sales Kit



The DBD November 2017 Sales Kit from Diamond Book Distributors is now available. This issue features graphic novels and other pop-culture merchandise scheduled to ship in November 2017 and beyond.

Titles featured in this catalog include: Paper Girls Deluxe Edition Volume 1 (Image Comics), Dreadful Beauty: The Art of Providence (Avatar Press), Taproot (Lion Forge), and much more!

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


 



Valiant Continues Expansion into Movie Production with Archer & Armstrong Adaptation Valiant Continues Expansion into Movie Production with Archer & Armstrong Adaptation
Valiant Entertainment is continuing to expand their on-screen adaptations with a movie adaptation of Archer & Armstrong. With 'Zombieland' director, Ruben Fleischer, and 'Pirates of the Caribbean' writer, Terry Rossio, the project is currently being developed in-house before partnering with a studio. >>
Children's Book Week Celebrates 98th Anniversary Children's Book Week Celebrates 98th Anniversary
From May 1-7, Children's Book Week will be celebrating their 98th anniversary. Taking place at bookstores, schools, and libraries across the country, Children's Book Week is a week-long initiative featuring promotional partnerships, extended voting for the Children's and Teen Choice Book Awards and a themed graphic novel to commemorate the 2017 event.  >>
Action Lab Extends Partnership with Pop Culture Classroom Action Lab Extends Partnership with Pop Culture Classroom
Pop Culture Classroom (PCC) has announced the renewal of their continued partnership with Action Lab Entertainment, continuing Action Lab's support of PCC's arts and literacy curriculum - Storytelling Through Comics.  >>
Monstress, Saga and Paper Girls Among Hugo Award Nominees Monstress, Saga and Paper Girls Among Hugo Award Nominees
The Hugo Awards, presented annually since 1955, are science fiction’s most prestigious award. The Hugo Awards are voted on by members of the World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”). The nominees for the 2017 Best Graphic Story category have been announced, including Image Comics' Monstress Volume 1, Saga Volume 6 and Paper Girls Volume 1>>
The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide #47 Gets Cover Art from Jim Steranko and Gabriel Rodriguez The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide #47 Gets Cover Art from Jim Steranko and Gabriel Rodriguez
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! Steranko’s take on Batman covers the new prices, new feature articles, new additions to the Overstreet Hall of Fame, market reports and more. >>
Music Meets Comics With Valiant and Warped Tour Partnership Music Meets Comics With Valiant and Warped Tour Partnership
Vans Warped Tour has announced their partnership with Valiant Entertainment to bring a comic book theme to the annual music festival. Providing the artwork for the tour, Valiant will also be launching a Faith one-shot comic book supporting the non-profit Keep A Breast Foundation during the summer tour. >>

DBD Presents Fall 2017 Catalog Through Edelweiss DBD Presents Fall 2017 Catalog Through Edelweiss
The Fall 2017 Catalog is now available on Edelweiss and Edelweiss+ and includes titles such as Princeless Book 4, The Walking Dead Volume 28, James Bond: Black Box and more! >>
Young Adult Graphic Novel Giveaway Winner Announced Young Adult Graphic Novel Giveaway Winner Announced
To celebrate the increasing popularity of young adult graphic novels, DBD hosted a giveaway looking for the book store with the best YA graphic novel display. The winner of the ten graphic novels provided by this giveaway is Oblong Books & Music from New York.  >>
Diamond Becomes Exclusive Worldwide Distributor of Heavy Metal Diamond Becomes Exclusive Worldwide Distributor of Heavy Metal
Diamond to Distribute Heavy Metal Media Titles Globally to the Book Market
Effective April 2017, Diamond Comic Distributors has assumed exclusive worldwide sales and distribution for Heavy Metal Media, LLC in comic shop and book markets for graphic novels, trade paperback, and hardcover book publications. Diamond will continue to distribute Heavy Metal Magazine’s bimonthly issues to comic shop and specialty stores as well. >>
Diamond Sponsors Librarian and Educator Day at Toronto Comic Arts Festival Diamond Sponsors Librarian and Educator Day at Toronto Comic Arts Festival
Diamond BookShelf and Diamond Book Distributors will be one of the sponsors for this year's Librarian and Educator Day at Toronto Comic Arts Festival on May 12, 2017.  >>
Diamond Becomes Exclusive Worldwide Distributor for AfterShock Comics in English-Speaking Countries Diamond Becomes Exclusive Worldwide Distributor for AfterShock Comics in English-Speaking Countries
AfterShock Comics has expanded their distribution agreement with Diamond to include the book market in English-speaking countries. With the top creators in the industry behind several of their best-selling titles such as Animosity and Black Eyed Kids, Diamond is excited to extend this partnership. >>
Diamond Becomes Exclusive Worldwide Distributor for Rabbit Publishers Diamond Becomes Exclusive Worldwide Distributor for Rabbit Publishers
Diamond Distribution and Rabbit Publishers of Chicago, IL have entered into a worldwide distribution agreement. Rabbit publishes two of the highest quality middle grade series, The Amazing Adventures of Harry Moon and The Enchanted World of Honey Moon>>
Diamond Meets With Publishers at Annual Sales Conference Diamond Meets With Publishers at Annual Sales Conference
Diamond Book Distributors hosted its Spring sales conference on March 17, meeting with publishers to discuss upcoming content and sales trends. Together publishers, sales reps and marketing teams outlined the most important releases for the rest of the year. >>
Yen Press Expands Distribution Deal with Diamond to Include International Markets Yen Press Expands Distribution Deal with Diamond to Include International Markets
Diamond to Offer Yen Titles in the UK and Ireland Book Markets
Effective June 5, 2017, Diamond Comic Distributors will assume exclusive sales and distribution for Yen Press outside of the North American market in traditional and non-traditional book channels. >>
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! >>

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. >>
Monstress Volume 1: Awakening Monstress Volume 1: Awakening
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. >>
Providence Act 1 Providence Act 1
Avatar Press
Alan Moore’s quintessential horror series has set the standard for a terrifying examination of the works of H.P. Lovecraft. Providence Act 1 Hard Cover edition that contains Providence issues #1-4. >>
Rick and Morty Volume 4 Rick and Morty Volume 4
Oni Press
The hit comic book series based on Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland’s hilarious [adult swim] animated show RICK & MORTY continues! Catch up on the adventures of degenerate genius Rick Sanchez and his bumbling grandson Morty as they explore the outer reaches of time, space, and morality. >>
Snotgirl Volume 1: Green Hair Don't Care Snotgirl Volume 1: Green Hair Don't Care
Image Comics
WHO IS LOTTIE PERSON? Is she a gorgeous, fun-loving social media star with a perfect life or a gross, allergy-ridden mess? Enter a world of snot, blood, and tears in this first collection from New York Times Best Seller BRYAN LEE O’MALLEY (Scott Pilgrim, Seconds) and dazzling newcomer LESLIE HUNG! >>
Britannia Britannia
Valiant Entertainment
On the fringes of civilization, the world’s first detective is about to make an unholy discovery… From comics mastermind Peter Milligan (X-Statix, Shade the Changing Man) and incendiary artist Juan Jose Ryp (NINJAK, Clone) comes a psychological journey into terror, temptation, and bloodshed in Valiant's latest magnum opus. >>
James Bond Volume 2: Eidolon James Bond Volume 2: Eidolon
Dynamite Entertainment
James Bond is trapped in Los Angeles with a MI6 agent under fire and a foreign intelligence service trying to put them both in bags... and possibly more than one foreign intelligence service. And things may not be any safer in Britain, with bodies dropping and ghosts moving in the political mist. Collecting issues #7-12. >>
Doctor Who: Time Lord Fairy Tales Slipcase Doctor Who: Time Lord Fairy Tales Slipcase
Penguin Group (UK)
Read legendary stories of monsters and heroes from across the Whoniverse, in this beautifully illustrated collection of dark and dangerous Time Lord fairy tales. Now including a brand new story for 2016, 'The Emporer Dalek's New Clothes', this slipcase is the perfect keepsake for any true Doctor Who fan. >>
Persona 4 Volume 6 Persona 4 Volume 6
Udon Entertainment
With the murderer Mitsuo Kubo apprehended and the case seemingly closed, life in Inaba returns to normal just in time for Soji and his friends to enjoy a well-earned summer vacation. But moving on is proving especially difficult for Naoki Konishi, for whom time has stood still ever since his sister Saki became the second murder victim. Can he and Yosuke find the peace they’re seeking, and is Soji and friends’ investigation truly over? >>
Art of Atari Art of Atari
Dynamite Entertainment Sourced from private collections worldwide, this book spans over 40 years of unique illustrations used in packaging, advertisements, catalogs, and more. >>