Archaia Studios Press has signed an agreement with Diamond Book Distributors and Diamond Comic Distributors making Diamond the exclusive worldwide distributor of English-language editions of its graphic novels and books to the bookstore, library, warehouse, specialty mass merchandise, and comic book specialty markets.


Founded in 2002 by Mark Smylie, Archaia Stuidos Press has released a series of successful graphic novels featuring the company's flagship character, Artesia.  A role-playing game inspired by the Artesia series of graphic novels (which includes Artesia, Artesia Afield and Artesia Afire) will not fall under the exclusive distribution agreement that governs Achaia Press' graphic novel releases.