Diamond Comic Distributors has announced that its 2019 Retailer Summit for comic book specialty retailers will take place Saturday, May 18th through Monday, May 20th, 2019 in the “Entertainment Capital of the World”, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Press Release APRIL 13, MILWAUKIE, ORâ€“Dark Horse officially announces participation in the Diamond â€œFinal Order Cutoffâ€ program, or â€œFOCâ€ for short. Dark Horse first announced the intent to participate in this program at last fallâ€™s Diamond Retailers summit in Las Vegas, Navada to a roar of applause heard throughout the casino. Dark Horse’s final FOC dates will be tied to the calendar day twenty days before the Diamond on-sale date for comics, and approximately three months for graphic novels. Dark Horse will begin including FOC dates for some of our line as early as the May 2009 edition of Diamondâ€™s
While there were some interesting tid-bits of news that floated out of the Diamond/ Alliance Retailer Summits last week in Las Vegas, the biggest and best news was announced yesterday as the company stated it had raised $20,000 to benefit the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, The HERO Initiative and ProLiteracy. “Our retailers really opened their wallets and checkbooks to support these worthwhile charities. It was great to see such generosity by our west coast retailers and we expect to see the same from our retailers attending the Ft. Wayne Retailer Summit in October.” said Dan Manser, VP of Marketing