Scout Comics forms Canadian distribution deal with Universal Distribution

by Charles LePage

Scout Comics has signed a non-exclusive Canadian distribution deal with Universal Distribution.

scout_universal Scout Comics forms Canadian distribution deal with Universal Distribution

The press release follows:

Media Release — Scout Comics & Entertainment Holdings Inc. is proud to announce that they are once again expanding their comic book, trade paperback and merchandise programs by signing a non-exclusive Canadian distribution deal with Universal Distribution effective immediately. Scout Comics and all of its subsidiaries (Black Caravan, Scoot!, Outsider Comics, and Tracker Collectibles) will also be available on Universal’s platform beginning in May for July 2021 release.

“We are very excited to be partnering with Universal and the hundreds of Canadian comic book shops that they have been servicing over the years. Our Canadian fans will now have the ability to get our amazing comics without having to pay high international shipping costs.” — James Haick III, President of Scout Comics

Universal Distribution is Canada’s leading distributor of comic books, tabletop games, CCG’s, trading cards, role-playing games, accessories, toys and more for over 30 years. With distribution centers in Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver their focus is their customer’s success and they are continually growing and always striving to improve in every facet of the business.

Angelo Exarhakos, Owner and Founder of Universal Distribution, added, “We are excited to work with Scout Comics in distributing their products and supporting their initiatives. Universal remains committed to seeing our customers succeed and believe the new relationship with Scout Comics will help achieve that goal.”

Scout Comics & Entertainment launched in October 2015 to immediate critical acclaim. Over five years later, the comic book and multi-media company has almost 200 titles published and scheduled for future release, spanning the gamut of genres. Scout has multiple specialty imprints: Black Caravan (horror), Scoot! (kids), Outsider (LGBTQ+), and Non-Stop (first issue releases followed shortly thereafter with the entire trade paperback). Additionally, Scout has multiple movie, TV and streaming adaptations in development, including projects with Amazon Studios, FilmNation, and Disney/Freeform, among many others.

For more information about Scout Comics, please contact James Haick, President of Scout Comics, at James.Haick@ScoutComics.com

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