January 2019 Sales Kit



The January 2019 Sales Kit from Diamond Book Distributors is now available. This issue features graphic novels and other pop-culture merchandise scheduled to ship in January 2019 and beyond.

Titles featured in this issue include Farmhand from Image Comics, Britannia: Lost Eagles of Rome from Valiant Entertainment, To Drink and To Eat from Lion Forge and more!

To see previous Sales Kits and current catalogs, check out the DBD Sales Catalogs and Kits page.

American Library Association Approves Graphic Novels Round Table American Library Association Approves Graphic Novels Round Table
During ALA Annual 2018 held in New Orleans from June 21-26, the American Library Association announced their first new Round Table in five years with the Graphic Novel Round Table. >>
Diving Deep Into All New Fathom Diving Deep Into All New Fathom
In this exclusive interview Blake Northcott talks about the all-new Fathom: Blue Descent for Aspen Comics, and how she hopes to carry the torch for Michael Turner, available June 2018>>
Doctor Who Villains Get New Christmas Short Story Collection Doctor Who Villains Get New Christmas Short Story Collection
Coming from BBC Books in October 2018, the villains of the Whovian universe will be getting their own Christmas stories in the new short story collection titled Twelve Angels Weeping>>
Kids Pick Pix At The 2018 Kids' Comics Awards Kids Pick Pix At The 2018 Kids' Comics Awards
Gregg Schigiel's Pix: Too Super For School, took home two Kids' Comics Awards. Pix is a teenage superhero who believes herself a fairy princess.  >>
Legendary Acquires Animosity Legendary Acquires Animosity
Based on the comic survival story by Marguerite Bennett and Rafael de Latorre, Legendary Entertainment has acquired film rights to Animosity>>
Mirka Andolfo's Hit Italian Series Unnatural Comes to Image Mirka Andolfo's Hit Italian Series Unnatural Comes to Image
Available November 2018! Unnatural introduces American readers to Leslie, a simple pig girl with big - but dangerous - dreams. Read the interview with Mirka now! >>
Sony Has Faith in Valiant Heroine for New Movie Sony Has Faith in Valiant Heroine for New Movie
Variety and multiple sources reported on June 28 that Sony Pictures will develop Valiant Entertainment’s Faith as a feature film. >>
When Descender Concludes, Lemire and Nguyen To Launch Ascender When Descender Concludes, Lemire and Nguyen To Launch Ascender
Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen launches an all new series set in the DESCENDER universe, ASCENDER. The DESCENDER story’s not over and this new ongoing series is set to recapture fans’ hearts and imaginations in 2019.  >>

Are You Ready? Stock Up On Titles Releasing August 2018 Are You Ready? Stock Up On Titles Releasing August 2018
Have you stocked up on titles for August 2018? There's still time! Check out our top titles releasing this August including Sheets, Sex Criminals Volume 5, To Love Ru Darkness Volume 6 and more! >>
DBD's 2018 Trade Show Schedule DBD's 2018 Trade Show Schedule
Diamond Book Distributors will take the show on the road again in 2018, attending several trade shows throughout the year including ALA's Mid-Winter Conference, Book Expo, and more! >>

Snotgirl Volume 2 Snotgirl Volume 2
Image Comics
Lottie Person is a glamorous fashion blogger living her best life in L.A. — at least that’s what she wants you to think. CALIFORNIA SCREAMING finds Lottie putting the past behind her and trying to make the best of a bad situation — her life! >>
Ricanstruction: Reminiscing & Rebuilding Puerto Rico Ricanstruction: Reminiscing & Rebuilding Puerto Rico
Somos Arte
Ricanstruction: Reminiscing & Rebuiliding Puerto Rico is an anthology featuring contributions from writers and artists from the comic book industry with some of the most iconic comic book heroes of all time from DC: Wonder Woman, Batman, Superman, and many others, including original stories also take us to the past to explore the beautiful history of PUERTO RICO. >>
Saga Volume 8 Saga Volume 8
Image Comics
After the traumatic events of the War for Phang, Hazel, her parents, and their surviving companions embark on a life-changing adventure at the westernmost edge of the universe. >>
The Walking Dead Volume 29 The Walking Dead Volume 29
Image Comics
Recent events have thrown Alexandria into turmoil, and now Rick, Dwight, Eugene and Negan all have something to prove. >>
Starfinder Roleplaying Game: Core Rulebook Starfinder Roleplaying Game: Core Rulebook
Paizo
Blast off into a galaxy of adventure with the Starfinder Roleplaying Game! This massive 560-page hardcover rulebook is the essential centerpiece of the Starfinder Roleplaying Game, with rules for character creation, magic, gear, and more—everything you need to play Starfinder as either a player or Game Master! >>
 Lulu Is A Rhinoceros Lulu Is A Rhinoceros
Wicked Cow Studios
Everyone thinks Lulu is a bulldog, but she knows that can't be true, because Lulu is a Rhinoceros-that is what she sees staring back at her when she looks in the mirror. But sometimes, being yourself can be a difficult road to walk. And just when all hope seems lost, Lulu finds a small friend that makes a big difference in her life when she realizes that the courage to be herself has been inside of her all along. >>
Critical Role: Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting Critical Role: Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting
Green Ronin Publishing
Until now, the wondrous and dangerous lands of Tal'Dorei have been the sole stomping grounds of the show's adventuring company, Vox Machina. But now, you can explore these realms in a tome from the pen of Game Master Matt Mercer himself! >>
 Starfinder Roleplaying Game: Pact Worlds Starfinder Roleplaying Game: Pact Worlds
Paizo
From the cosmopolitan corridors of Absalom Station to the carnivorous jungles of Castrovel or the floating cloud-cities of the gas giant Bretheda, this hardcover rulebook is your guide to Starfinder’s core worlds and civilizations, and the perfect place to launch any adventure. >>
Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs Volume 2 Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs Volume 2
Ghost Ship
Homeless and haunted by ghosts, high schooler Kogarashi thinks his luck has finally turned when he finds Yuragi-sou-a cheap boarding house that was formerly a hot springs inn, now full of super sexy, scantily clad female tenants. >>
 Princeless: Raven the Pirate Princess Book 5 Princeless: Raven the Pirate Princess Book 5
Action Lab
Six weeks have passed since the attack on the ship and the loss of Sunshine. Now everyone is trying to get back to normal, including Ximena, who has been putting off confessing her feelings for the love of her life. Now she’s finally ready to try and make it work, but is this relationship cursed? >>