January 2018 Sales Kit



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

Titles featured in this issue include Moonstruck Volume 1 from Image Comics, Animosity Volume 2 from Aftershock Comics, The Altered History of Willow Sparks from Oni Press, Grumpy Cat and Garfield from Dynamite and more! 

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

Image Comics Announces ALA Annual Activities Image Comics Announces ALA Annual Activities
Comics publisher Image Comics has announced their activities for ALA Annual. Check out an overview of giveaways, attending creators, and more here! >>
Oni Press Announces ALA Annual Activities Oni Press Announces ALA Annual Activities
Portland based comics publisher Oni Press has announced their activities for ALA Annual. Check out an overview of giveaways, attending creators, and more here! >>
Valiant Entertainment Announces ALA Annual Activities Valiant Entertainment Announces ALA Annual Activities
Comics publisher Valiant Entertainment has announced their activities for ALA Annual. Check out an overview of upcoming titles, details on Valiant's partnership with Warped Tour, and more! >>
Author of 'Princess Princess Ever After' Discusses Upcoming Graphic Novel Author of 'Princess Princess Ever After' Discusses Upcoming Graphic Novel
Katie O'Neill is back with her latest young adult graphic novel The Tea Dragon Society from Oni Press, releasing October 2017. Check out our interview with O'Neill about her experience putting together another beautifully illustrated and poignantly written story about friendship, acceptance, and tradition. >>
2017 Glyph Award Winners Announced 2017 Glyph Award Winners Announced
The 12th Annual Glyph Awards Ceremony was held May 19th in Philadelphia, and recognized the winners in ten categories including Story of the Year, Best Writer, Best Artist, and more! Check out the list of winners here! >>
Monstress, Saga and Paper Girls Among Hugo Award Nominees Monstress, Saga and Paper Girls Among Hugo Award Nominees
The Hugo Award 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>>

Diamond Heads to Chicago for ALA Annual Diamond Heads to Chicago for ALA Annual
Diamond is back on the road to Chicago to attend the 2017 ALA Annual Conference. Don't forget to visit us at Booth #1118 for previews of upcoming graphic novels. See here for details about exclusive giveaways, panels, author signings and more! >>
Diamond Announces Distribution Deal with Chapterhouse Comics Diamond Announces Distribution Deal with Chapterhouse Comics
Diamond Comic Distributors has been named the exclusive worldwide distributor for comic book publisher Chapterhouse Comics. The agreement includes distribution rights to comic book specialty stores as well as the book market through Diamond Book Distributors. >>
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. >>
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! >>
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! >>

Saga Book 2 Saga Book 2
Image Comics
SAGA BOOK TWO continues the action-packed education of Hazel, a child born to star-crossed parents from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war. Collecting 18 issues of the smash-hit comic, this massive edition features a striking original cover from Fiona Staples, as well as a brand-new gallery of exclusive, never-before-seen SAGA artwork from legendary creators including CLIFF CHIANG, PIA GUERRA, FAITH ERIN HICKS, 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. >>
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Bestiary 6 Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Bestiary 6
Paizo
The End is Nigh! Truly legendary heroes require truly legendary foes, and now these world-ending menaces have arrived! Within this book, you'll find hundreds of monsters for use in the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. >>
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. >>
Disney Manga: Beauty & Beast - Belle's Tale Disney Manga: Beauty & Beast - Belle's Tale
Tokyopop
In Disney's live-action film "Beauty and the Beast," Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. This manga explores Belle's innermost thoughts as she learns that true beauty comes from within. >>
Rick and Morty Volume 1 Rick and Morty Volume 1
Oni Press
The hit comic book series based on Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland’s hilarious [adult swim] animated show RICK & MORTY is now available in its first collection! Join the excitement as depraved genius Rick Sanchez embarks on insane adventures with his awkward grandson Morty across the universe and across time. >>
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. >>
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Art of the Cards Yu-Gi-Oh! The Art of the Cards
Udon Entertainment
Yu-Gi-Oh! THE ART OF THE CARDS collects the classic artwork of every real life playable card featured in the original Yu-Gi-Oh! DUEL MONSTERS animated series. Featuring over 800 cards, this prestigious hardcover tome is the ultimate archive of the cards used by Yugi Muto, Joey Wheeler, Seto Kaiba, Mai Valentine and more in their battles to prove who truly has “the Heart of the Cards." >>
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. >>
Divinity III: Stalinverse Divinity III: Stalinverse
Valiant Entertainment
Earth has a new god. The world you know is gone. Welcome to the Stalinverse, comrade. New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (4001 A.D.) and blockbuster artist Trevor Hairsine (DIVINITY II) bring you the Valiant Universe like you've never seen it before! >>