Diamond to distribute DC Comics graphic novels in UK

by Jeff

dccomics_new_blue Diamond to distribute DC Comics graphic novels in UKMedia Release — DC Entertainment announced today, timed to the upcoming London Book Fair, that they will be transitioning their United Kingdom book trade sales to Diamond Book Distributors UK.

This marks the first time, all English language graphic novels and collected editions will be published and sold by DC Entertainment worldwide. They will begin soliciting this June and books will begin shipping November 1, 2012.

“By joining with Diamond Book Distributors UK we will better control and enhance the value of our brand worldwide,” said DC Entertainment SVP of Sales Bob Wayne. “We are looking forward to our relationship with our new partner and want to thank our colleagues at Titan Books for their many years of service.”

“We welcome the opportunity to collaborate with DC Entertainment on both comic shop and book market sales in the UK,” said Diamond Vice President of Purchasing Bill Schanes. “We look forward to working with them to promote and sell DC’s line of comic books, graphic novels, and merchandise.”

DC Entertainment graphic novels were previously sold by Titan Books in the UK. We continue to work with Titan on their UK licensed newsstand editions of our comics and licensed books such as The Dark Knight Rises novelization coming this July.

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