Mark Waid and Terry Dodson's Princess Leia #1 from Marvel Comics was March's best-selling comic book. Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill's Nemo: River of Ghosts from IDW's Top Shelf Productions imprint was the month's best-selling graphic novel. Marvel Comics was the month's top publisher overall.
IDW Publishing's Orphan Black #1, based on the hit BBC America series, was February's best-selling comic book. J. Michael Straczynski's Superman: Earth One Volume 3 from DC Entertainment was the month's best-selling graphic novel. Marvel Comics was the month's top publisher.
2015 marks the biggest Free Comic Book Day celebration yet! Over 5.6 million comics will be handed out for free on Saturday, May 2nd to anyone who walks into any of the 2,100 participating comic book shops.
DC Comics' Batman #37 was December's best-selling comic book. Image Comics' Saga Volume 4 was the month's best-selling graphic novel. Marvel Comics was December's top publisher in dollars, and DC Comics was the month's top publisher in units shipped.
The November issue of PREVIEWS, featuring the 250th issue of Todd McFarlane's Spawn from Image Comics on its front cover, arrives in comic shops October 29th, showcasing products scheduled to go on sale beginning January 2015. You can get a sneak preview of the issue now by checking out the Premier and Catalog Sections for the November Gems and Featured Items!
DC Entertainment's Batman: Death of the Family Book & The Joker Mask Set, a special gift set of the storyline by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo that comes with a life-size Joker mask, was the best-selling graphic novel in September.
Skottie Young's Rocket Raccoon from Marvel Comics was July's best-selling comic book. Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead Volume 21: All Out War Part 2 was the month's top graphic novel. Marvel Comics was the month's top publisher.
Rocket Raccoon, the breakout character of the new Guardians of the Galaxy film, stars in his new ongoing comic book series by Scottie Young, and its debut issue, Rocket Raccoon #1 from Marvel Comics, was July's best-selling comic book.
The winners of the Summer 2014 Diamond Retail Best Practices Awards (BPAs) were announced at Diamond's Retailer Lunch during SDCC on July 25. Congratulations to all the winners who exemplify the best of what comic book shops have to offer!
The Diamond Retailer Best Practices Awards seek to showcase comic book specialty retailers that demonstrate “best practices” in their stores, thereby offering their customers and community a consistently appealing shopping experience. Take a look at 2013's winners so far!
Diamond is pleased to announce a new distribution agreement with British comic book and graphic novel publisher TPub, expanding Diamond’s abilities to distribute TPub’s titles worldwide into various markets as well as book markets through Diamond Book Distributors.