The direct market is the dominant distribution and retail network for American
comic books. ... In exchange for more favorable ordering terms, retailers and
distributors must gamble that they can ac...
Can I buy comic books or other merchandise from Diamond? ... Since Diamond is
a wholesale distributor, it only sells to retailers who have ... Simply go to your
local comic book specialty store and the store cam pre-order the item(s) just for
There are two easy ways to order from Diamond. In both cases, all orders are non
-cancellable and non-returnable: I. ORDERING COMICS As a retail business ...
Jan 20, 2014 ... And that means distributing your books through Diamond Comics ... Make no
mistake, the Diamond distribution system is NOT a level playing field. .... out the
very next Wednesday after FREE COMIC BOOK DAY, and order it ...
Feb 27, 2015 ... A major figure in getting comic books into libraries over a number of ... for
retailers to complain about Diamond Comic Distributors, who have a ... at their
job (pack and ship our comic orders) and in order for them to “target” any ...
Comic Book Distribution: A Modest Proposal. I have some ideas, some
suggestions, I want to put on the table about comic book distribution. Before I do
.... This idea resulted from my misunderstanding of Diamond's new ordering
policy. At first I ...
Jan 19, 2009 ... The increase of the purchase-order threshold means each book needs ... That
means the average $3 comic would have to sell more than 2,100 ...
Online comic book distribution system for direct sale comic book retailers. ... Even
if you don't yet have an account, just visit our advance order page and use our ...
Preorders and/or Final Orders Placed By Comics Shops With Distributors.
Monthly sales data for comics comes from comic book distributors who serve
There's no McDonalds of comic book stores — most of these shops are “mom &
pop” ... Publishers, in turn, use the order numbers from retailers to determine ... If
they get enough pre-orders on a book, the book has “buzz” and they may take a ...