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 in a timely manner. Diamond Book Distributors, the leading distributor of comic books and graphic novels, is on the hook for $3.9 million.We reported last month that Diamond had cut off B
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 chain's late payments. ICv2 reports that comic book publishers are supportive of the deci
I'll never forget the day that I bought the first volume of "Scott Pilgrim," Bryan Lee O'Malley's story about a sort-of noble Canadian loser/hero who falls in love with an American ninja delivery girl and is forced to battle her seven evil exes (soon to be a major motion picture).
I was working at a comic shop at the time, and after hearing that I'd somehow missed the boat on SP, a co-worker insisted that I pick it up. "You know," he said, "y