Diamond Comic Distributors has released the list of the top 300 comics sold in the direct market in August 2016. In a month when over 10 million comics arrived in comic shops and speciality stores, this list will most definitely be scrutinized by a number of online commenters.
IDW Publishing today announced some exciting editorial shifts with a major promotion and a new hire.
PRESS RELEASE – Dark Horse is proud to announce that one of the most eagerly anticipated and unusual books of the year, Angel Catbird Volume 1, by the Man Booker Award-winning author Margaret Atwood, artist Johnnie Christmas, colorist Tamra Bonvillain and letterer Nate Piekos of Blambot, will debut as the #1 Hardcover Graphic Novel on the New York Times bestseller list for September 25.
PRESS RELEASE – Lion Forge Comics announced today the addition of Andrea Colvin to their already impressive line up of talent as Roar Comics Senior Editor.
PRESS RELEASE – IDW Publishing, a subsidiary of IDW Media Holdings (OTC: IDWM), today announced a multi-year book sales and distribution partnership with Penguin Random House Publisher Services (PRHPS) exclusively for the trade bookstore market. The agreement takes effect April 2017.
For the last two years, the Diamond Comic Distributors Retailer Summit has been held in Baltimore in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic Con. In 2017, the summit moves to Chicago during C2E2.
PRESS RELEASE: Valiant Entertainment today named Hunter Gorinson to the position of Vice President of Marketing & Communications. A member of the management team that relaunched Valiant’s publishing operations to record-setting critical and commercial success, Gorinson joined the company as Marketing & Communications Manager in 2011 and was subsequently promoted to his previous position as Director of Marketing, Communications & Digital Media in 2013.
PRESS RELEASE – Hot on the heels of reaching agreements with writers Tim Seeley (NIGHTWING) and Joshua Williamson (THE FLASH, Vertigo’s FROSTBITE), DC Entertainment continues to expand its roster of top name talent, announcing today that it has reached agreements with international artists Robson Rocha (GREEN LANTERNS) and Otto Schmidt (GREEN ARROW) to create comic book content solely for the publisher’s DC and Vertigo imprints.
DC Entertainment has signed an exclusive deal with artist Liam Sharp
PRESS RELASE: Some of the most iconic British comic books from the 1970s and 1980s are to be reprinted after 2000 AD publishers Rebellion acquire the archives of Fleetway and the IPC Youth Group from Egmont.
Diamond Comic Distributors has released the complete top 300 listing of comics released in July 2016. As previously mentioned, July was the first month in a long time where DC Comics outsold Marvel. Where did all of the books rank? Take the jump for a look at our searchable table.
DC Entertainment has announced it has inked an exclusive deal with writer Tim Seeley to create content for the DC and Vertigo imprints.
PRESS RELEASE: Valiant is proud to announce the debut of the all-new Valiant channel on Quidd, the world’s first platform for collecting and trading emojis, stickers and cards. Now, for the first time anywhere, discover, collect and trade the heroes behind the largest independent superhero universe in comics with limited edition chase sets and packs on any iOS device!