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Al Ewing, Sean Phillips among creators honoured in 2019 Diamond Gem Awards

Diamond Comic Distributors has announced the winners of the 2018 Diamond Gem Awards, selected by comic book specialty retailers and celebrated within the comic book industry as an key annual award honouring largely US publisher sales success – but British creators Al Ewing and Sean Phillips are among the creators whose work is recognised. DCContinue reading Al Ewing, Sean Phillips among creators honoured in 2019 Diamond Gem Awards

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ComicScene UK distribution expands, now available through all British comic shops

While the team behind the new ComicScene UK magazine may have only planned that the title be subscription only when they launched it, everything has changed – rapidly. After releasing a brilliant promotional #0 earlier this year, the magazine caught the attention of comic shop owners, with both Forbidden Planet chains both quickly striking dealsContinue reading ComicScene UK distribution expands, now available through all British comic shops

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Creating Comics: Atomeka publisher Dave Elliott’s plan to save the US comics industry

Over the last few years, Atomeka Press publisher Dave Elliott has stood by and frustratingly watched as the US comic book industry continues to devour itself like the mythical Ouroboros, the snake that ate its own tail. Last week, he published his proposal to help save it from itself on DeviantArt, attracting plenty of commentContinue reading Creating Comics: Atomeka publisher Dave Elliott’s plan to save the US comics industry

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London Book Fair Returns, UK Comic Publishers Aboard

Celebrating its 45 year anniversary in April 2016, The London Book Fair is the global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film and digital channels. Staged annually, LBF sees more than 25,000 publishing professionals arrive in London for the week of the show to learn, network and kick off theirContinue reading London Book Fair Returns, UK Comic Publishers Aboard

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ICv2: Comic Sales Slip in January

The ICV2 web site reports that comics and graphic novel sales were down 5.1 per cent versus the year ago period in January, with graphic novels trailing at a 7.77 per cent decline and comics down 3.86 per cent, according to information released by Diamond Comic Distributors. The drop off comes after a busy DecemberContinue reading ICv2: Comic Sales Slip in January