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 its sister company, Diamond Book Distributors.

“Diamond is excited to continue our partnership with Chapterhouse,” said Diamond Vice President of Purchasing, Tim Lenaghan. “With the recent relaunch of Captain Canuck and a strong showing at this year’s Free Comic Book Day, we look forward to working with the entire Chapterhouse team on reaching new audiences around the world.”

"Diamond has helped us grow from a fledgling company to the largest publisher of comics and graphic novels in Canada,” said Chapterhouse Comics Publisher, Fadi Hakim. “We're honoured to be invited to join their thriving book division and can't wait to get started!"

Founded in Toronto, Ontario in 2015, Chapterhouse Comics has built on a legacy of more than 75 years of Canadian comics. As the home of the iconic Canadian superhero Captain Canuck, Chapterhouse also publishes inspiring and inventive creator-owned titles such as Die Kitty Die, Spirit Leaves, Queen Street¸ and The Fourth Planet. Chapterhouse recently participated in Free Comic Book Day 2017 with the launch of Captain Canuck: Year One, a mini-series that marks the Chapterhouse debut of Jay Baruchel, the writer, actor and director behind Goon: Last of the Enforcers.

In the May PREVIEWS catalog, retailers and fans can pre-order Chapterhouse Comics’ most recent titles: Captain Canuck #3 by Kalman Andrasofsky and Leonard Kirk, the continuation of Captain Canuck’s relaunch; Die Kitty Die! Hollywood or Bust! Summer Special by Fernando Ruiz and Dan Parent, following the adventures of Kitty and her friends solving the mystery of magically delicious tacos; and Agents of P.A.C.T. Volume 1: Fleurs de Conflit by Kalman Andrasofszky, Blake Northcott, Federica Manfredi, and Caroline Nolasco, which sees the government’s paranormal investigation team defend Canada in Captain Canuck’s absence.

Customers and fans looking to pre-order Chapterhouse Comics titles should contact their local retailer, or find a comic shop near them at www.comicshoplocator.com.

Current retailers interested in ordering Chapterhouse Comics titles are encourage to contact their Diamond account representative, while new retailers interested in purchasing Chapterhouse Comics titles are encouraged to contact Diamond’s New Accounts Department at newaccounts@diamondcomics.com or via phone at 443-318-8001.

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