Diamond to Distribute Eureka Production’s Graphic Classics Worldwide

Thu, August 15th, 2013 at 11:24am PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Diamond is pleased to announce that it will represent Eureka Productions and its Graphic Classics® line of graphic novels exclusively into comic book specialty, library and bookstore channels worldwide.

Eureka Productions’ Graphic Classics line is a series of graphic novels presenting great fiction in comics and illustration for readers twelve and up. Each volume features the works of the world’s greatest authors, illustrated by some of the best artists working today in the fields of comics, illustration and fine arts. Through Diamond’s efforts, Eureka’s publications will be more widely available in the book and library markets and through Diamond’s network of specialty shops and comic retailers.

“Diamond is pleased to work with Eureka Productions on expanding its presence in comic book shops and other markets”, said John Wurzer, Diamond’s Vice President of Purchasing. “Their Graphic Classics volumes give us a great opportunity to offer customers an illustrated take on the literary classics.”

“It is my hope that this new, closer relationship with Diamond will result in increased exposure and sales of the Graphic Classics line as it continues to expand,” said Tom Pomplun, Graphic Classics Publisher.

Eureka’s titles are currently available through Diamond’s PREVIEWS catalog and through Diamond Book Distributor’s sales kits. Customers looking to pre-order these titles should contact their local retailer, or find a comic shop near them at www.comicshoplocator.com. New retailers interested in purchasing Eureka titles are encouraged to contact Diamond’s New Accounts Department at newaccounts@diamondcomics.com or via phone at 443-318-8001.

ABOUT EUREKA PRODUCTIONS- Eureka Productions has published the Graphic Classics® series, now 24 volumes and growing, since 2001. The series adapts great literature to comics form for readers from ages 12 through adult. Unlike other comics adaptations of classics, these books are anthologies; they present a large number of short stories, with occasional poems and abridged novels, each illustrated by a different contemporary artist. Based in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin, editor and publisher Tom Pomplun works with contributing artists and scripters from all over the world. For a complete listing of Graphic Classics publications visit www.graphicclassics.com.

ABOUT DIAMOND BOOK DISTRIBUTORS (DBD)—DBD is a division of Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc., and is dedicated to making a wide selection of graphic novels and other pop culture merchandise available to bookstores, online retailers, libraries, schools, mass merchants and other retailers globally. DBD is the home to a number of world class publishers including Dark Horse Comics, publisher of award-winning and best-selling creators & series including Joss Whedon, Mike Mignola, Frank Miller, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Legend of Zelda, Conan and the Star Wars franchise; IDW, publisher of Transformers & My Little Pony; Image Comics, publisher of Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead and Brian K. Vaughan’s SAGA; Dynamite Entertainment, publisher of the Green Hornet; and many others. For more information, visit Diamond Books on the web at www.diamondbookdistributors.com.

ABOUT DIAMOND COMIC DISTRIBUTORS (DCD)—Diamond is at the nexus of comics and pop culture. Based in Baltimore, MD, DCD is the world's largest distributor of English-language comic books, graphic novels, and related pop-culture merchandise, serving thousands of retailers worldwide. For more information, visit Diamond on the web at www.diamondcomics.com.

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