Diamond Comic Distributors, the world’s largest distributor of English-language comics and graphic novels, today announced it has signed a worldwide distribution agreement with Dynamic Forces and its publishing imprint, Dynamite Entertainment, to exclusively distribute their products to the comic book, specialty store, and book market channels worldwide.
The agreement serves as an extension of Dynamite and Diamond’s long term relationship and comes as Dynamic/Dynamite expands with more titles in the Comic Book Specialty Market and more titles available for the Mass Market. Publishing under the Dynamite Entertainment imprint, titles such as Battlestar Galactica, Red Sonja, and Army of Darkness have garnered growing sales and increased media attention. New projects such as Garth Ennis’ The Boys and Alex Ross’ Project Superpowers will be sure to attract new readers and sales to the Dynamite Entertainment line.
Dynamic Forces also remains one of the comic book specialty market’s leading producers of limited edition memorabilia, including variant covers of comic books, lithographs, trading cards, busts, and statues and has ranked consistently as one of Diamond Comic Distributors’ top suppliers for years.
“We’ve worked with Diamond on many levels for many years,” said Dynamic Forces and Dynamite Entertainment President and Publisher Nick Barrucci. “They’re working very hard to be the engine that can, by serving the direct market retailers, and expanding to bookstores. The graphic novel is hot right now, though we in the comics market have known it for years.”
“The most appealing part of this new relationship is the ability to have more products available to the 3,000 plus direct market retailers who order exclusively through Diamond Comic Distributors” continued Barrucci. “These accounts have supported our products for years, and this new arrangement allows us to have a deeper stock at Diamond’s warehouse facilities, and allows retailers to order our product faster. Expanding that relationship to serve the Mass Market is a natural extension to work with DBD, as they continue to grow in that area, and that it helps by giving our direct market partners upside as well in being able to stock our products in a more efficient way, which allows them to have the opportunity to capitalize first.”
"Dynamic Forces continues to set the pace with new and vibrant material," said Diamond Vice President of Purchasing Bill Schanes. “From exciting signed and numbered comics, variants, trading cards, lithographs and other fine art, they have definitely branded Dynamic Forces as the comic company everyone should work with. And now, with Dynamite, they’ve worked with us to promote their great line of titles to our expanding book market business. We are very happy to be expanding our working relationship with Dynamic Forces and Dynamite Entertainment and believe they provide top-quality products for our all of our retailers. We look forward to promoting and distributing their merchandise worldwide.”