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Diamond To Provide Tools For Retailers To Create Their Own Signage

As explained at the Diamond Retailer Lunch yesterday, Diamond are creating new applications for retailers to help create their own in-store signage. One of the factors in the Best Practice Retail Awards that Diamond also gave out was how good …

This Week’s New Doctor Who Comics From Titan Comics Have Sold 100K Each To Retailers

At the Diamond Retailers Appreciation lunch at San Diego Comic Con, Ricky Claydon from Titan Comics, talking about upcoming titles for the end of this year and also for 2015. They’ll be keeping up with Doctor Who and revealed 100,000 …

DST Nightmare Before Christmas MiniMate Revealed For Halloween Comic Fest From Diamond

At the Diamond Retailer Lunch at San Diego Comic Con, the announcement arrived that a Nightmare Before X-Mas MiniMate will be coming for Halloween Comic Fest, limited to 3K pieces, a small quantity free to retailers.  iamond

Which Comic Shop Has The Best Window Display?

As part of the Diamond Comic Distributors Better Practice Awards for retailers, they have the following nominees for the best Window Display… is your store here? Does yours rate? Should they have entered? POP Store – Torino, Italy For this …

Diamond Comic Distributors Says Goodbye To Its Toll-Free Number

Diamond Comic Distributors has announced that it is to discontinue its toll-free 800 number for retailers, a service that has existed for many years. But demands have changed, it seems. Diamond have told comic stores, The number is being discontinued …

A View From Behind The Counter – A Conversation With A Comic Retailer Of 38 Years

I recently covered a story about a store in Philadelphia called Fat Jack’s and how it was having a 38th Anniversary special. I put up a story about their signing event and month long sale… but it got me to …

Galley Drops, Grumpy Cats And J.R.R. Tolkien As Screenwriter? A Comic Con Vet’s Guide To Book Expo

By Ray Flook I was going to begin with a line about my not knowing how I ended-up at BookExpo America (BEA)/Book Con  this year, but that’s not entirely true. I may not have known what to expect, but I …

65 Photos Of Book Expo America – From Fantagraphics And Nobrow To Purple Monster Kids

It was my first year attending Book Expo America, and like my venture to the Toy Fair at the Javits Center in New York, it was more of acclimatizing trip than an attempt to get to grips with everything that …

Diamond Comics To Distribute Digital Comics With Trajectory, Inc

In a press release, Diamond Comic Distribution and digital publisher Trajectory Inc have announced agreement to publish comics distributed by Diamond as digital comics, internationally. Diamond recently announced an end to their own Diamond Digital line, and this looks like …

Comics Store Retailer Best Practice Awards Spring 2014, From Coast To Coast

At the Diamond Retailer Summit we had the results of their Best Practice Awards, for retailers for a number of categories. And the winners were from all across the country. BEST TWITTER PRESENCE Challengers Comics + Conversation BEST TV AD Jetpack …

Preview: The Wicked And The Divine by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie

As seen at the Diamond Retail Summit in Las Vegas – The Wicked And The Divine #1 by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie, coming from Image Comics. Just a blurry, peek, anyway. Why am I getting an Eyes Wide Shut …

Rodman Comics Went To Las Vegas – A Diamond Retailer Summit Report

Rod of Rodman Comics of Ankeny, Iowa, is one of the contributors to the Bleeding Cool Bestseller List. This weekend, he attended Diamond Comic Distributor Retailer Summit for the first time, this year in Las Vegas. And took a few notes for Bleeding …

‘What Goes On In Vegas, Ends Up On Bleeding Cool’

That was a line from a publisher in a Las Vegas bar last night, reading Bleeding Cool on his phone. Bleeding Cool has been running a fair few articles over the last few days, sourced from the Diamond Retailer Summit …

DC Comics Scribblenauts Toys On Display At Las Vegas, Including Gotham City Police Department

  Also seen at the Diamond Retailer Summit in Las Vegas, a bevy of Scribblenauts toys, all looking rather fantastic. I expect that Bleeding Cool EIC Hannah Means-Shannon will be buying all of them. ALL OF THEM.

Batman 75th Anniversary Toys And Statues On Display In Las Vegas

Sent in by another retailer attending the Diamond Retailer Summit in Las Vegas, a look at some of the Batman-related toys and statues on display at the show…

Marvel’s 75th Anniversary Magazine, Free From Retailers, And A Second Printing For Amazing Spider-Man #1

As announced at the Diamond Retail Summit in Las Vegas, Marvel will be publishing a free magazine to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the publication of Marvel Comics #1 in 1939, distributed free to comic stores, twice as many copies …

A Second Original Sin Eyeball Giveaway With Original Sin #7

To launch the Original Sin comic from Marvel Comics last month, Marvel made bags of “eyeballs” available to retailers to give away with the comics, to coincide with the plot of The Watcher being killed and his eyeballs taken by unknown …

Your First Look At The New Geoff Johns/John Romita Jr Character From Superman #32

  Snapped at the Diamond Retailer Summit in Las Vegas, our first look at the new character that Superman will be going toe-to-toe with in the debut Superman issue of Geoff Johns and John Romita Jr. First in focus, and …