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Blacker Friday For Some Comic Stores This Week?

It looks like it may be a ”Very Black Friday” for Midwest and Northeast comic stores, who get their comic book deliveries from Diamond Comic Distributors’ warehouses in Plattsburgh. Comics that were supposed to be shipped on Friday to northeast stores …

Suiciders And Goon Take The Front And Back Of December’s Previews Catalogue, Help Us! Great Warrior Takes The Order Form

Suiciders from Lee Bermejo and DC/Vertigo on the front… …and Eric Powell‘s Goon from Dark Horse on the back. While the order form… …is all abut the webcomic Help Us! Great Warrior by Madéleine Flores debuting in print from Boom! The look …

Video Intervews With Kelly Sue DeConnick, Charles Soule, Brian Wood, Michael Moreci, Walter Simonson, Eric Powell And Marc Andreyko You May Never Have Seen

Kelly Sue DeConnick has 58 views. Michael Moreci has 15. Not many people watch the Diamond Comic Distributors videos, interviewing comic book creators for Previews because, well, not many people know about them. We’ve written about this before. Well, here’s …

Superman And Spawn Take The Front And Back Of November’s Previews As Geoff Johns’ Work Inspires New DC Variants

The Johns/Romita/Janson Superman takes the back of November’s Diamond Previews catalogue in full-on explodo mode as Spawn takes the front, with a well deserved sit down after 250 issues. And it’s Geoff Johns’ work that will be inspiring a new …

Archie Comics Joins Diamond’s Final Order Cut-Off Program

You are probably au fait with the FOC acronym by now. Final Order Cut-Off is a Diamond Comic Distributor system in which retailers can amend their orders for comic books closer to publication date, without penalty. Publishers like DC, Marvel, …

More Toys And Statues From Diamond’s Preview Booth

Seems that Derek Trum took even more photos of all the cool toys and statues at Diamond’s Previews booth at this weekends New York Comic Con, so here is the second batch.  

Look At All The Toys! – Checking Out The Diamond Booth At NYCC

Diamond may be known as the comic book distributor, but their Previews booth is also a great place to check out the new toys. Derek Trum got us some pictures of all the stuff on display.

Diamond Previews Drops In Price To $3.99

Hannah Means-Shannon is currently liveblogging the Diamond Retailer Breakfast at New York Comic Con. Which has just announced that Diamond Previews is dropping in price from January to $3.99. The cost of the Diamond Previews catalogue has often been cause …

The Only New Comics In Comic Shops On New Years’ Eve

As usual, it looks as if Diamond Comic Distributors won’t be making a delivery to comic stores at the very end of the year, with New Comics Wednesday falling on New Year’s Eve. Instead, publishers will be picking a few …

Robin Rises And Cable Toy Take Previews Cover For October 2014

When was the last time a toy took the front or back cover of Diamond’s Previews cover? A reprise of Rob Liefeld‘s classic cover to New Mutants #87 for Diamond Select Toys takes the back of Diamond’s new collection of …

Eternal Warrior: Days of Steel #1 Fully Returnable To Retailers – If They Order 12 Copies

Often retailers tie returnable promotions to a very large figure. 150% of a previous bestselling comic, for example. It’s hoe Image Comics managed to build increased launch figure on increased launch figure by tying the new one to the previous …

LIVE! From The Baltimore Comic Con Retail Breakfast

Bright and early on the first day of the newly expanded 3 day Baltimore Comic Con, retailers turned out to hear about new announcements from publishers and new tools from Diamond. The presentations opened with Diamond online developments to aid …

Second Printing Of Bob’s Burgers #1 Under Printed By 55%

Unless there is some of that new “common core” math at work here, I think there is a numbers problem. Yesterday Rich shared with us the advance reorder numbers from Diamond and the second printing of Bob’s Burgers #1 was …

Will You Give Away Mini-Comics To Kids At The Door This Hallowe’en?

  For Hallowe’en this year, as well as giving away mini-comics, you’ll get the chance to buy a big bag stuffed full of mini-comics to give away to kids at the door, at parties, or whatever occasion you may need. …

The Wicked + The Divine Tops Advance Reorders Again, This Time Thanks To Kevin Wada

Greetings from the coal face of the direct comics market. Where retailers try to increase their orders of certain comics ahead of sale. Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where …

Does Your Comic Store Have The Best Customer Service? Get Them To Enter The Diamond Best Practice Awards!

The latest categories for the upcoming Diamond Best Practice Awards for comic book retailers have been announced. Best Counter Display Best Movie/Themed Boutique Best Customer Service Best Library/School Program or Event Retailers have to enter themselves individually, with photos and …

New Widget To Let Comic Stores Show Off Upcoming Comics Goes Live

At the Diamond Retailer Lunch at San Diego Comic Con, attending retailers were told about a new widget that Diamond was making available, allowing them to use Diamond’s resources to place information about upcoming comics, direct on the retailer’s website. …

Diamond Offered Toys ‘R’ Us A Switch Of Gamora And Nebula For Yondu – #WheresGamora(UPDATE)

UPDATE: Diamond Select Toys got in touch with us after we ran the initial version of this article and said that, despite their specific wording, as reported verbatim by Bleeding Cool, Toys ‘R’ Us did not choose to have Yondu …