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! >>
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. >>
BookExpo's 2017 Buzz List Includes Two Graphic Novels BookExpo's 2017 Buzz List Includes Two Graphic Novels
Every year, BookExpo America features a series of "Buzz" panels to discuss the biggest upcoming releases of the year. This year, the Buzz list includes two graphic novels - Spinning and The Witch Boy>>
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. >>
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. >>
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! >>
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. >>
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. >>
Popular Chicago Bookstore Opens in NYC Popular Chicago Bookstore Opens in NYC
Quimby's is a beloved bookstore located in Chicago, Illinois. Founder Steven Svymbersky has taken the zine-focused bookstore to the streets of New York and has been welcomed full-heartedly. >>
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. >>
Kid's Comic Con Announces 11th Annual Event Kid's Comic Con Announces 11th Annual Event
Kid's Comic Con is returning to New York for its 11th annual event on Saturday April 22, 2017. Along with this announcement comes the theme for this year's children's outreach program... >>
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. >>
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. >>
2016 Ghastly Award Winners Announced 2016 Ghastly Award Winners Announced
The Ghastly Award for Excellence in Horror winners for 2016 have been announced, including IDW's Locke & Key: Small World, and The Sixth Gun Writer, Cullen Bunn. >>
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 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!" >>
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! >>
Bram Stoker Award Nominees Announced Bram Stoker Award Nominees Announced
The Horror Writers Association are pleased to announced the 2016 Bram Stoker Awards Final Ballot. The award ceremony will take place during the second annual StokerCon on April 29, 2017. >>
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. >>
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. >>
Saga Volume 1 Saga Volume 1
Image Comics
When two soldiers from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war fall in love, they risk everything to bring a fragile new life into a dangerous old universe. Fantasy and science fiction are wed like never before in a sexy, subversive drama for adults. This specially priced volume collects the first arc of the smash hit series The Onion A.V. Club calls "the emotional epic Hollywood wishes it could make." Collects SAGA #1-6. >>
Walking Dead Compendium Volume 3 Walking Dead Compendium Volume 3
Image Comics
New York Times bestseller series returns with its third massive paperback collection! With over 1,000 pages, this volume contains the next chapter of Robert Kirkman's Eisner Award-winning continuing story of survival horror. Rick Grimes’ dream of rebuilding civilization is tested as the people of Alexandria come into contact with other communities that have developed their own methods of survival. Collects The Walking Dead #97-144. >>
Disney Descendants Wicked World Wish Granted Cinestory Comic Volume 1 Disney Descendants Wicked World Wish Granted Cinestory Comic Volume 1
Joe Books
Join Mal, Evie, Carlos, Jay, Ben and all-new characters as their stories unfold in Disney Descendants Wicked World Wish Granted animated shorts. There's no shortage of magic, mystery, and mischief at Auradon Prep. Princess Audrey, daughter of Princess Aurora, opts for a new hairdo…or don't? Mal conjures some unforeseen trouble while cheering at Spirit Day. Jordan, The Genie's daughter, gets some unexpected company at her magic lamp, and more! >>
Tome of Beasts Tome of Beasts
Paizo Publishng
This richly-illustrated, 400+ page supplement for any 5E game includes monsters from the entire history of Kobold Press, with longtime favorites such as clockwork creatures, drakes and dragons, devils and arch-devils, and dangerous flavors of the fey—illustrated by some of the finest artists working in fantasy today. >>
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. >>
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. >>