Diamond Comics Distributors

‘The Walking Dead’ Dominates Diamond’s 2012 Sales Numbers
Diamond Comic Distributors has released its list of the top 500 selling graphic novels of 2012. There are a few surprises, but there is certainly one constant: The Walking Dead. The collections of writer Robert Kirkman's ongoing zombie series grabbed seven of the top 10 spots, and 13 of the top…
DC’s ‘Justice League’ #1 Is Top-Selling Comic Book of 2011
Diamond Comics Distributors confirmed Monday that DC Comics' Justice League #1 by Geoff Johns and Jim Lee & Scott Williams sold out of its massive initial print run as well as a second and is presently in a third printing. More than 200,000 copies have been sold (not including digital s…
Borders Declares Bankruptcy, Owes Diamond $3.9 Million
In a move that Publisher's Weekly is calling "inevitable," Borders Group has filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. The news is unsurprising given the bookseller's ongoing trouble with paying publishers, distributors and other vendors …
Diamond & iVerse Team to Launch Diamond Digital
Monolithic U.S. comics distributor Diamond announced on Wednesday plans to enable traditional brick-and-mortar comic book retailers to sell exclusive digital comics. Developed with digital retailer iVerse and called Diamond Digital, the initiative plans to sell via comic shops day-and-date digital c…
Diamond Book Distributors Cuts Borders off from Comics
Beleaguered bookstore chain Borders can throw another nail on the pile of what might be sealing its coffin very soon. Diamond Book Distributors, the leading distributor of comic books and graphic novels, has elected to not ship any new or back catalogue products to Borders as a consequence of the ch…
Diamond Announces Tuesday Deliveries for Comic Book Shops
After months of rumblings about Diamond Comics Distributors potentially changing either the shipping schedule of comic books or new comic book day itself, Diamond has announced that it will now offer retailers the option of receiving their new comics on Tuesday each week, for sale on Wednesday...
Marvel Comics Switching to Hachette for Bookstore Distribution

Marvel Comics announced this morning that they would be switching distribution of their books from Diamond Book Distribution to Hachette Book Group. To be clear, this affects the way that Marvel distributes books -- the kinds with thick spines and way more than 22 pages -- into the bookstore market,…