Will Comic Book Stores Survive Without Diamond Distribution? | Comic Book Weekly

Diamond Comic Distributors

Diamond Comic Distributors announce they are shutting their doors due to the Coronavirus. What does this mean for weekly comics and comic book stores. Plus our Top 5 and more!

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This week on our comic book podcast, we talk about Diamond Comic Distributors shutting down and not distributing anymore comics due to COVID-19. We also discuss Marvel’s latest event series, OUTLAWED and whether it could potentially be another Civil War level event for Marvel and these young heroes, Aquababy’s name, new titles from Axel Alonso’s AWA, Robin’s 80th Anniversary, Leia frozen in carbonite, how Ghost-Spider is affected by Outlawed, the penultimate issue of Seven Days, the debut issue of Spider-Woman and Chris’ Super Secret Variant, Image and Aspen reducing titles due to Coronavirus, Bloodshot releasing early, Wonder Woman 1984 possibly going straight to digital, plus Big Books, Top 5, Under the Radar, Chopping Block, Key Issues and more!

You can now watch on Comic Book Corner 2.0 as well!



  • Image to Cut Down Books During Pandemic
  • Spider-Man Comic Based on Disney Land Ride
  • No New Comics from Aspen
  • Stay Home Comic Con
  • No Free Comic Book Day This May
  • Diamond Stops Distribution
  • Valiant N64 Shadow Man Game to be Remastered
  • Bloodshot Available Early On Demand
  • Wonder Woman May Release Digitally (Postponed Until August)
  • The Walking Dead to End Without Finale Because of Coronavirus


Under the Radar


  • Michael – Conan the Barbarian #14
  • Chris – Starship Down #1
  • Kat – The Amazing Mary Jane #6
  • Brant – Seven Days #6
  • Mike SS – Family Tree #5


Big Books


  • Robin 80th Anniversary 100-Page #1
  • Outlawed #1
  • TMNT/Power Rangers #4
  • DCeased: Unkillables #2
  • Spider-Woman #1
  • Batman #91
  • Valkyrie: Jane Foster #9
  • Justice League #43
  • Star Wars #4
  • Nightwing #70
  • X-Force #9
  • Wicked Things #1


Chopping Block


  • Wicked Things
  • Family Tree

Key Issues


  • Crowded #12
  • TMNT #104
  • Transformers vs. Terminator #1
  • Batman: Curse of the White Knight #8
  • The Flash #752
  • Suicide Squad #4
  • The Amazing Spider-Man #42
  • Giant Size X-Men: Nightcrawler #1
  • Hellions #1
  • Immortal Hulk #33
  • Road to Empyre: Kree/Skrull War #1
  • Wolverine #2
  • X-Men/FF #3
  • Killing Red Sonja #1
  • Once & Future #7
  • X-O Manowar #1

Kat’s Social Media
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Chris’ Social Media
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Facebook: @darkavengerc86
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Mike’s Social Media


Michael’s Social Media
Twitter: @DudeOfRock18
Facebook: @michael.ventura.334
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