December 2018 Sales Kit



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

Titles featured in this issue include Unnatural from Image Comics, Futaribeya Volume 2 from Tokyopop, Summit Volume 2 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 >>
2018 Nominees for Joe Shuster Award Announced 2018 Nominees for Joe Shuster Award Announced
Named after pioneering Canadian-born artist Joe Shuster (July 10, 1914- July 30, 1992), the JOE SHUSTER AWARD is Canada’s national award that honors and raises the awareness of Canadians that create, self-publish and sell comics books, graphic novels and webcomics. See the list of 2018 nominees here! >>
Director, Release Date Confirmed for James Bond 25 Director, Release Date Confirmed for James Bond 25
As revealed via EON Productions and MGM, the 25th James Bond film will be released on October 25, 2019 in the U.K. with the U.S. release set for the following month on November 8. >>
Diving Deep Into All New Fathom Diving Deep Into All New Fathom
In this exclusive interview Blake Northcott talks about the all-new Fathom: Blue Descent for Aspen Comics, and how she hopes to carry the torch for Michael Turner, available June 2018>>
Jamie Foxx Signs on to Spawn Film Jamie Foxx Signs on to Spawn Film
The May 29 edition of Deadline reported that Academy Award-winner Jamie Foxx has joined the film version of Todd McFarlane’s Spawn. >>
John Wick Director Stahelski to Helm Film Adaptation of Image’s Analog John Wick Director Stahelski to Helm Film Adaptation of Image’s Analog
Variety and other outlets reported on May 28 that John Wick director Chad Stahelski will direct Lionsgate’s adaptation of the hit Image Comics title set in a future where the security of the Internet has been totally destroyed. >>
Layman and Pittara Unleash the Beast in Image’s Leviathan Layman and Pittara Unleash the Beast in Image’s Leviathan
An ongoing, eye-popping, face-melting, reality-defying, nonstop rush of pure adrenaline begins as John Layman and Nick Pittara team up to unleash Leviathan from Image Comics. >>
Mark Millar Classics Return with New Editions from Image Comics Mark Millar Classics Return with New Editions from Image Comics
Including Kick-Ass: The Dave Lizewski Years, Nemesis, Supercrooks, and Superior >>

Diamond Heads to New Orleans for ALA Annual Diamond Heads to New Orleans for ALA Annual
See us at Booth #554
Held in New Orleans, Diamond will be attending the 2018 ALA Annual Conference. Check out our exclusive events and prizes for the show here!  >>
Are You Ready? Stock Up On Titles Releasing July 2018 Are You Ready? Stock Up On Titles Releasing July 2018
Have you stocked up on titles for July 2018? There's still time! Check out our top titles releasing this June including Skin & Earth, Sleepless Volume 1, Gregory Graves Volume 1: Interview with a Villain and more! >>
Geppi Makes Multi-Million Dollar Donation of Comics, Pop-Culture Memorabilia to Library of Congress Geppi Makes Multi-Million Dollar Donation of Comics, Pop-Culture Memorabilia to Library of Congress
Diamond Comic Distributors President and Chief Executive Officer Stephen A. Geppi has made a multi-million dollar donation of more than 3,000 items from his personal comic book and pop culture collection to The Library of Congress. >>
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 - June 2018 First Trade: Comic Reviews for Booksellers - June 2018
DBD introduces a new graphic novel review series by bookseller Bianca Walters. This month, Bianca takes a look at , No. 1 With A Bullet and Swing Vol. 1 from Image Comics, 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. >>
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.  >>
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! >>
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! >>
 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.  >>
The Pervert The Pervert
Image Comics
A surprisingly honest and touching account of a trans girl surviving through sex work in Seattle. >>
Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs Volume 1 Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs Volume 1
Ghost Ship
Homeless and haunted by ghosts, high schooler Kogarashi thinks his luck has finally turned when he finds Yuragi-sou-a cheap boarding house that was formerly a hot springs inn, now full of super sexy, scantily clad female tenants. >>
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. >>