Desperado Publishing, Diamond Sign Booktrade Agreement

Tue, March 27th, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Desperado Publishing has selected Diamond Book Distributors as a worldwide distributor of English-language editions of its graphic novels to the bookstore, library, warehouse, mass merchandise, specialty mass merchandise, hobby, game and comic book specialty markets.

Formed in 2004 by comics veteran Joe Pruett, Desperado is an outlet for passionate creators to see their creative visions and inspirations brought to life on the printed page. Focusing primarily on recognized and established talent, readers can be assured that whatever is published by Desperado represents the finest quality in talent, writing and production.

"Joe's hard work developing Desperado into a successful publisher has really paid off," said Diamond Vice President of Purchasing Bill Schanes. "Diamond is thrilled to bring Desperado's quality graphic novels to the rest of the world."

"Diamond is nothing if not forward thinking, "Desperado President Joe Pruett continues. "Graphic novels are not just the future, they're the present. Diamond's well-earned reputation made this an easy choice for Desperado Publishing. We couldn't be happier."

Diamond's Sales Team will begin working with bookstores, book wholesalers, warehouse clubs, mass merchandisers and libraries to bring Desperado's graphic novels to consumers everywhere.

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