The Singaporean graphic novel publisher Difference Engine has signed an exclusive deal with Diamond Book Distributors for distribution to the book channel and Diamond Comics Distributors for distribution to the direct market.

Difference Engine focuses on stories told by Southeast Asian creators, often drawing on local traditions and lifestyles, across a wide range of genres. Their catalog includes the middle-grade graphic novel Amazing Ash & Superhero Ah Ma,the story of a grandmother/grandchild superhero duo that mixes action and adventure with the reality of the grandmother’s dementia; Magical Sweet Gula, featuring a magical girl who has the power to turn ordinary objects into cakes and other desserts; Afterlife, a young adult fantasy/romance; Two Tails, another YA title, this one about a girl trapped in a cat’s body; the nonfiction graphic novel Bearing Witness, about postpartum depression and miscarriage; and Work-Life Balance: Malevolent Managers and Folkloric Freelancers, which won the Book of the Year and Best Literary Work prizes at the 2023 Singapore Book Awards.

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