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! >>
Image Comics Presents 'Authorless Event Kit' Image Comics Presents 'Authorless Event Kit'
In honor of their 25th anniversary, Image Comics has put together a free Authorless Event Kit for retailers and libraries. This kit is a 44-page guide to hosting an Image Comics Author Event, providing all the necessary resources and tools to host a proper event. >>
Will Eisner Graphic Novel Library Grant Winners Announced Will Eisner Graphic Novel Library Grant Winners Announced
The winners of the 2017 Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries will be honored at the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. Funded by the Will and Ann Eisner Family Foundation and administered by ALA's Games and Gaming Round Table and Graphic Novels & Comics in Libraries Member Initiative Group, two winners have been announced to receive the 2017 grants. >>
Davidson County Public Libraries Reach Reluctant Readers Through Year-Long Graphic Novel Program Davidson County Public Libraries Reach Reluctant Readers Through Year-Long Graphic Novel Program
Started by Lexington Public Library's Drew Meyer, the Davidson County Public Library has begun their "Super Reading Superheroes" program that features five unique graphic novel stories of "heroes" in some form or fashion. This program will take place across all five of the library branches throughout the year with book discussions aimed at students in fourth through eighth grade with multiple check out and book club dates. >>
Oni Press Square One Catalog Live on Edelweiss Oni Press Square One Catalog Live on Edelweiss
Oni Press introduced their Square One program with the intention of supporting retailers in expanding their new readers base. Originally launching the program with two titles, several new editions have been added and can be seen in DBD's Edelweiss Classic and Edelweiss+ catalog. >>
Watchmen Illustrator Explains Why Graphic Novels Get Children Reading Watchmen Illustrator Explains Why Graphic Novels Get Children Reading
According to an interview with TES, Dave Gibbons, illustrator of the best-selling graphic novel Watchmen, pinpoints four main reasons to explain why graphic novels encourage children to read. >>
First Trailer Released for 'Atomic Blonde' Movie Based on Oni Press Graphic Novel First Trailer Released for 'Atomic Blonde' Movie Based on Oni Press Graphic Novel
Universal Pictures has released the first trailer for Atomic Blonde, a spy thriller movie based on The Coldest City graphic novel published by Oni Press. >>
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 print collections. >>
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. >>
Magnetic Press Plans Expanded Reprint of Black Comix Magnetic Press Plans Expanded Reprint of Black Comix
After the overwhelming success of comic creators John Jennings and Damian Duffy's graphic novel adaptation of Octavia Butler's Kindred, they have announced another project with Magnetic Press: an expanded reprint version Black Comix, a graphic novel featuring over 100 African-American comic creators. >>
Oni Press Announces New Additions to Square One Program Oni Press Announces New Additions to Square One Program
Oni Press launched their Square One program to encourage new readers with $10 first-volume trade paperbacks. During ComicsPro, Oni Press announced the addition of Courtney Crumrin Volume 1 and The Sixth Gun Volume 1 to the current list of Square One titles. >>
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>>
Outcast Season 2 Gets International Premier Date Outcast Season 2 Gets International Premier Date
The premier for Outcast Season 2 will air internationally in April of 2017. The Fox television show is based on Robert Kirkman's graphic novel series, Outcast by Kirckman and Azaceta. Check out the trailer here! >>
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. >>
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. >>
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!" >>
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. >>
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. >>

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. >>