An Open Letter to Independent Comic Book Distributors « Dreamchilde’s Weblog.


“…Surely you have heard about Diamond’s recent decision to raise sales benchmark from $1500 to $2500. As an independent comic book creator and publisher, I am very concerned how this change – however slight it may seem – will affect the comic book industry. It’s hard enough for independent publishers to find an audience, much less get accepted into the PREVIEWS catalog given Diamond’s rigid standards. By raising benchmark, Diamond has assured that even fewer small publishers will get distribution to the thousands of retailers nationwide.

This affects indie comics – and the very industry – greatly…”