ENTER TO WIN 10 Young Adult Graphic Novels for Your Store! ENTER TO WIN 10 Young Adult Graphic Novels for Your Store!
With young adult graphic novels dominating best-sellers lists and award ceremonies, DBD will be celebrating the genre by giving away ten YA graphic novels to a store with the best YA graphic novels display! >>
Enter to Win Amazing Titles from Oni Press! Enter to Win Amazing Titles from Oni Press!
In collaboration with Oni Press and Shelf Awareness, Diamond Book Distributors is hosting a giveaway in honor of Oni Press' Square One Program. >>
Trade Paperback Tuesday - Britannia, Pix Vol 1, Rick & Morty Lil' Poopy Superstar, and more! Trade Paperback Tuesday - Britannia, Pix Vol 1, Rick & Morty Lil' Poopy Superstar, and more!
Here are the hottest trade paperbacks and graphic novels that are available to purchase from your local comic shop this week. Titles include Britannia, Pix Vol 1, Rick & Morty Lil' Poopy Superstar, and more! >>
Green Ronin Publishing Joins Diamond's Roster of Publisher Clients Green Ronin Publishing Joins Diamond's Roster of Publisher Clients
Diamond has signed a deal with Green Ronin Publishing to be the exclusive distributor of the publisher’s comics and graphic novels. >>
Star Wars Force Friday II Hits September 1 Star Wars Force Friday II Hits September 1
At 12:01 a.m. on September 1, stores worldwide will open to consumers, unveiling a host of toys based on the new film and kicking off a weekend celebrating all aspects of the franchise. >>
A Year in Review with Kuo-Yu Liang A Year in Review with Kuo-Yu Liang
DBD's Vice President of Sales & Marketing
In an interview with Publisher's Weekly, DBD's VP of Sales & Marketing discusses the end of the year book market results for 2016 and makes predictions for 2017. >>
ALA Presents 'How to Host Your Own Comic-Con' WorkShop ALA Presents 'How to Host Your Own Comic-Con' WorkShop
March 23rd at 2:30pm EST
The American Library Association presents an online workshop detailing "How to Host Your Own Comic-Con" by Katie LaMantia and Emily Vinci. The workshop will take place on Thursday, March 23rd at 2:30pm EST. >>
Gene Yang's Reading Without Walls Event Set for April Gene Yang's Reading Without Walls Event Set for April
Gene Luen Yang's, the current National Ambassador of Young People's Literature, program Reading Without Walls will launch and become an annual event beginning in April. >>
Holiday Blues: How to Jump Start Your Post-Holiday Sales Holiday Blues: How to Jump Start Your Post-Holiday Sales
Every year, the patrons take businesses by storm during the holidays in preparation for their respective gift giving days. And every year, all that excitement seems to disappear as businesses enter the post-holiday season. Don't let the holiday blues swallow up your business this year! Diamond provides a list of tips to maintain sales and team spirit during the winter slow down. >>
How to Host a Killer Walking Dead Viewing Party How to Host a Killer Walking Dead Viewing Party
Since its creation, Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead has become a household name nation-wide. Find out how to bring these zombie fans to your doorstep by hosting your own Walking Dead Viewing Party for the AMC mid-season premier on February 12, 2017>>
NPD Acquires Neilsen U.S. Market Services for Book Industry NPD Acquires Neilsen U.S. Market Services for Book Industry
On January 20th, the NPD group announced their acquisition of Nielsen’s U.S. market information and research services for the book industry. This acquisition includes: U.S.-based BookScan, PubTrack™ Digital, PubTrack™ Higher Education, PubTrack™ Christian, Books & Consumers™, PubEasy®, and PubNet®. >>
Toy Chest 2017 Catalog Live Toy Chest 2017 Catalog Live
ToyChest catalog is a colorful catalog jam-packed with new and upcoming action figures, statues, busts, PVC figures, die-casts, and plush toys aplenty! Check out the 2017 catalog here. >>
Kim & Kim, Love is Love, and Saga Named As GLAAD Award Nominees Kim & Kim, Love is Love, and Saga Named As GLAAD Award Nominees
The GLAAD Media Awards recognizing LGBTQ characters and themes have announced their 28th annual list of nominees, including ten comics for the Outstanding Comic Book Award. The award ceremony will be held on April 1, 2017. >>
Print Book Sales Rose in 2016, Graphic Novels Highest in Adult Fiction Print Book Sales Rose in 2016, Graphic Novels Highest in Adult Fiction
Publisher's Weekly reports print books having an outstanding year with several formats on the rise from the previous year. While adult fiction as a whole were down by 1& despite the otherwise overall increase, graphic novels were the long bright spot in fiction with a 12 percent increase>>
Celebrate Star Wars' 40th Anniversary with Comics Celebrate Star Wars' 40th Anniversary with Comics
2017 marks Star Wars' 40th anniversary! There are many ways you can help your customers get excited for this epic anniversary - read more to see how to honor 40 years of Star Wars! >>
Celebrate Will Eisner Week 2017! Celebrate Will Eisner Week 2017!
Celebrating 100 years, Will Eisner Week 2017 will be bigger than ever with national and international participation to honor Will Eisner's achievements. >>
Happy Birthday Elmo! Happy Birthday Elmo!
Celebrate this love-able Muppet's birthday with a pre-order of Ape Entertainment's Sesame Street: A Comical Comic Collection>>
Happy Image Day! Happy Image Day!
Today marks the 25th anniversary of Image Comics, and they're commemorating the occasion with a year-long marketing push, starting with the celebration of "Image Day!" >>
Diamond to Attend 2017 American International Toy Fair Diamond to Attend 2017 American International Toy Fair
Did you know retailers can attend Toy Fair for free? Find out how here! If you're planning to be in New York for the 114th American International Toy Fair from February 18-21, be sure to book an appointment with the Diamond Sales team at booth #5407. >>
Garfield Returns in a Special Edition Archival Reprint from Hermes Press Garfield Returns in a Special Edition Archival Reprint from Hermes Press
Hermes Press announced their collaboration with Paws, Incorporated to bring the world a new compendium of the the original art for everyone's favorite orange cat - Garfield! The compendium will include classic Garfield daily and Sunday comic strips in their original size, rare unpublished strips, and an introductory essay from Jim Davis. >>
Art of Atari Leads Dynamite's Parade of Art Books Art of Atari Leads Dynamite's Parade of Art Books
The Regular Edition of Dynamite Entertainment's Art of Atari HC remains a hot target for art book collectors, and can be used as a gateway to the publisher's diverse line of bestselling art titles! >>
Color Me Nude with Oni Press' Oh Joy Sex Toy! The Coloring Book Color Me Nude with Oni Press' Oh Joy Sex Toy! The Coloring Book
Adult coloring books have taken the industry by storm, helping adults get back to the basics of relaxation. This Valentine's day, make sure you are stocked up on Oni Press' Oh Joy Sex Toy Adult Coloring Book for a colorful, informative, and sexy holiday! >>
Monstress Volume 1: Awakening Monstress Volume 1: Awakening
Image Comics
In a war-torn alternate world, a girl's link to a mysterious force may bring danger to both. >>
The Walking Dead: All Out War Miniatures Game The Walking Dead: All Out War Miniatures Game
It's kill or be killed in All Out War, Mantic Games' horror survival miniatures game based on Skybound Entertainment's bestselling The Walking Dead comic book series! >>
10th Annual International Manga Award Winners Announced 10th Annual International Manga Award Winners Announced
The Japan International MANGA Awards have been announced. This award is given annually by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Manga artists who have contributed to the promotion of the craft overseas. This year a total of 14 winners were announced, including one gold and three silver. >>
Graphically Engaging: An Interview With Jesse Karp Graphically Engaging: An Interview With Jesse Karp
In his new book Graphic Novels in Your School Library, out this month from ALA Editions, school librarian Jesse Karp shows how comics can be a great aid for teachers. We spoke with Karp about his book and experiences using graphic novels. >>
One Story, Two Visions One Story, Two Visions
When writer Steven Seagle discovered Teddy Kristiansen's Le Carnet Rouge, he wanted to bring the graphic novel to America. But before it could be translated to English, Seagle wrote what he thought was the book's story. Now both versions are offered in Image Comics' The Red Diary/The Re[a]d Diary>>
Skid Marks On Savage Streets For Image Comics' Motor Crush Skid Marks On Savage Streets For Image Comics' Motor Crush
Courtesy of this PREVIEWSworld Exclusive interview, Vince Brusio talks to Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart, and Babs Tarr of Image Comics' Motor Crush! Volume 1 is due in stores June 27, 2017! >>
Comics as Literature Comics as Literature
In 1992, the comic book world found itself in unprecedented territory when Art Spiegelman won the Pulitzer Prize for his stunning Holocaust survival story, Maus. Since that watershed event, the mainstream acceptance of comics and graphic novels has only grown. >>
DBD Titles for Museums DBD Titles for Museums
Graphic novels offer museum stores a highly recognizable and popular product to add to their line of offerings. Here is Diamond Book Distributors' suggestions on books that would appeal to the museums' patrons, arranged by category. >>

March Trilogy Slipcase Set March Trilogy Slipcase Set
Top Shelf Productions Celebrate with this commemorative set containing all three volumes of March in a stunning new slipcase. >>
The Walking Dead Volume 26: Call to Arms The Walking Dead Volume 26: Call to Arms
Image Comics
After being betrayed by members of his own community, Rick Grimes charts a new course and marshals his forces against the Whisperers.  >>
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. >>
DreamWorks Trolls Cinestory Comic DreamWorks Trolls Cinestory Comic
Joe Books
DreamWorks Trolls is a fresh comedy filled with heart and hair-raising adventures. Fans of DreamWorks Animation will love this graphic novel-style re-telling of this all-new film, featuring over 1000 stills from the movie in vibrant, full-color. >>
Love is Love Love is Love
IDW Publishing
The comic book industry comes together to honor those killed in Orlando this year. From IDW Publishing, with assistance from DC Entertainment, this oversize comic contains moving and heartfelt material from some of the greatest talents in comics. >>
Rick and Morty Volume 1 HC Rick and Morty Volume 1 HC
Oni Press Special hardcover edition of the popular Adult Swim show includes first ten issues of comic series with cover art along with an exclusive sound clip of Rick and Morty. >>
Sunstone Volume 5 Sunstone Volume 5
Image Comics
This is how we fix what is broken, this is how we overwrite the bad memories. One honest smile at a time.  >>
Voltron: Legendary Defender Volume 1 Voltron: Legendary Defender Volume 1
Lion Forge
On the planet of Taldain, the legendary Sand Masters harness arcane powers to manipulate sand in spectacular ways. But when they are slaughtered in a sinister conspiracy, the weakest of their number, Kenton, believes himself to be the only survivor. With enemies closing in on all sides, Kenton forges an unlikely partnership with Khriss -- a mysterious Darksider who hides secrets of her own. >>
Grimm Fairy Tales Adult Coloring Book Grimm Fairy Tales Adult Coloring Book
Zenescope
Join in the adventure and escape by coloring the lines of the world's most recognizable characters from Red Riding Hood to Cinderella, Little Mermaid to Robyn Hood, and OZ to Wonderland. >>
Brandon Sanderson's White Sand Volume 1 Brandon Sanderson's White Sand Volume 1
Dynamite Entertainment
On the planet of Taldain, the legendary Sand Masters harness arcane powers to manipulate sand in spectacular ways. But when they are slaughtered in a sinister conspiracy, the weakest of their number, Kenton, believes himself to be the only survivor. With enemies closing in on all sides, Kenton forges an unlikely partnership with Khriss -- a mysterious Darksider who hides secrets of her own. >>