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Skybound has teamed with USAopoly and Diamond Distributors to release "Walking Dead"-branded "Risk" and "Monopoly" board games.
DC Comics' "Justice League of America" #1 tops February charts while Marvel remains the number one publisher overall thanks in part to the debut of "Uncanny X-Men" and continuing strength of "Superior Spider-Man."
Diamond Comics Distributors has released its lists of the top 500 bestselling comic book and graphic novels as "The Walking Dead" leading the pack for both lists with strong showings from Marvel and DC.
Diamond Comics announces a "skip week" in December due to the Christmas holiday while cluing in retailers on previously unannounced die-cut covers by Greg Capullo for DC Comics' upcoming Batman crossover.
Marvel's "Avengers Vs. X-Men" issues lead sales in August, while DC continues a strong market presence with "Batman," "Justice League" and "Before Watchmen."
Less than three weeks after British customs agents temporarily held Howard Chaykin’s sexually explicit "Black Kiss II"#1, Diamond U.K. has decided to stop importing the series due to concerns about its graphic content.
Marvel's "AvX" remains a huge seller in June for the publisher while continuing controversy around "Before Watchmen" doesn't hurt the minis' first issue sales with all four landing in the top ten.
In his latest column, Brian Hibbs looks at his store's record breaking Free Comic Book Day, the new DC Entertainment regime, Diamond miscues, and digital storefronts
Marvel lands three titles in March's Top Ten, taking the lead in units and dollars as well based on the strength of "Avengers Vs. X-Men" while DC's "Justice League" remains strong despite a lack of Jim Lee on art.
DC sweeps the top ten comics sold with "Justice League" #6 in first place while Marvel edges ahead in dollar and unit share for the month of February. UPDATED: The full Top 100 have been released.
While Marvel edged out DC Comics in dollar share, DC took every spot on Diamond Comic Distributors' Top Ten Comics list for January 2012, with "Justice League" and the Bat-titles leading the way.
Marvel was the number one publisher for 2011, but DC Comics' "Justice League" and Image's "Walking Dead" topped the sales charts for comics and trades, respectively.
According to Diamond Comics' numbers, DC Comics increased its market and dollar share in October, accounting for half of all books ordered by retailers. UPDATE: The Top 100 has been released with DC taking 17 of the Top 20.
The direct market's most powerful player asks retailers about the idea of moving the nationwide shipping day for North American comics back to line up with bigger media, including the possibility of advanced shipping.
The pre-con meeting of retailers and publishers held of new series and trades from Marvel and DC and the unprecedented idea of moving new comics day to Tuesday. CBR has an in-depth report from the conference.
Brian takes a lengthy look at last week's ComicsPRO meeting, giving reader a behind the scenes look at the discussions being had by the retail community as well as a tour of Diamond's new Memphis facility.
Lots of details on Diamond changes and what it means for US and UK retailers, more details and lauds for "Wednesday Comics," Vertigo to offer "The Unwritten" #1 for a dollar, Avatar invades England and much, much more.
Augie follows up last week's "tradewaiting" advice with a column devoted to the Local Comic Shop, musing upon its role in the comic book world of today and how the brick and mortar mainstay might need to change in a more digital future.
Want to see the original art to page one of "Watchmen?" London comic fans have that opportunity. Plus, potential picket lines for one hotel in San Diego, Batman updates, casting updates for a "Dead@17" movie and much more.
Brian Hibbs brings his long-running column TILTING AT WINDMILLS to CBR! Always informative and usually controversial, Brian pulls no punches. Today, comics implosion and the Fantagraphics/ Diamond deal.