Diamond Comic Distributors (DCD) was established in 1982 by Steve Geppi. The wholesale company specializes in non-returnable comic books, graphic novels and all related pop culture merchandise .
DCD is the largest distributor of entertainment product lines in the world and currently has three distribution centers worldwide, namely: Olive Branch MS, Plattsburgh NY and one in Cheshire, United Kingdom.
Their main focus is a magazine they bring out called Previews where their extensive stock and items available for pre-order are listed. In this magazine you'll find Comics & Graphic Novels, Magazines, Books, Trading Cards, Apparel (like T-shirst, hats and more), Collectibles & Novelties, Games and a wide variety of DVD's. Retailers can order from them directly trough their web-based services or via the order form found in Preview magazine.
Some might think the magazine is outdated with all the new possibilities that websites bring, but the Previews magazine is still in high demand from retailers and customers who can buy the magazine at their local store.
DCD is the Premiere Supplier of: Dark Horse Comics, DC Comics, Image Comics, Marvel Comics and Wizard Entertainment.
And they are the Exclusive Supplier of: Archie Comics, DC Direct, Diamond Select Toys and Gemstone Publishing.