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Negotiations to Extend Apparently Broke Down
June 5, 2020

In a statement released tonight, Diamond parent GFE CEO Steve Geppi described the negotiations that ended with DC’s announcement today that they were terminating their relationship.

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Going with Lunar, UCS, Penguin Random House
June 5, 2020
In a dramatic move that transforms the landscape for comic stores, DC Comics has announced that its comics and graphic novels will no longer be distributed to independent retailers by Diamond Comic Distributors.
New 'Pandemic' Cooperative Board Game
June 5, 2020
Z-Man Games announced Pandemic: Hot Zone - North America , a cooperative board game, which is scheduled for release into trade on July 31.
In Booster Pack Expansion 09
June 5, 2020
The Butterfly d'Moonlight booster pack expansion for the Cardfight!! Vanguard trading card game has been announced.
New Card Images!
June 5, 2020
Wizards of the Coast revealed more details for Core Set 2021 , a new set for Magic: The Gathering , which will release July 3
'D&D Idols of the Realms: Essentials 2D Miniatures'
June 5, 2020
WizKids just unveiled four D&D Idols of the Relams: Essentials 2D Miniatures packs, for use with Dungeons & Dragons RPG , to release into trade in October.
Not Furloughs, Gone
June 5, 2020
Funko furloughed "a significant portion of its employees" in early April, but these cuts will be permanent.
Bong-Joon Ho's 'Parasite' Becomes a Graphic Novel
June 5, 2020
Keep your eye on Beastars, a shonen story set in a high school where all the students are anthropomorphized animals, some of whom are natural predators of others.
Could Be Better, Could Be Worse
June 5, 2020
Sales held steady in May, according to the list of the top 20 adult graphic novels in the book channel.
IDW, Fantagraphics, Image, Pick Up Multiple Nominations
June 4, 2020
Comic-Con International has released the list of nominees for the 2020 Eisner Awards.
Replaces Collector Boosters for 'Double Masters' Set
June 4, 2020
Wizards of the Coast revealed the product info for Double Masters VIP Edition, a premium pack for Magic: The Gathering, which will release August 7.
From Wizards of the Coast
June 4, 2020
Wizards of the Coast revealed the card images for Signature Spellbook: Chandra, a spellbook set for Magic: The Gathering, which will release on June 26.
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