• So You’re Making a Comic – A Flowchart Explainer On The Direct Market

    So You’re Making a Comic – A Flowchart Explainer On The Direct Market0

    The Direct Market was the name given to the distribution channel that stocked the shelves of the fledgling comic shop network in the 1970s. It was “direct” because the books were shipped from printers straight to the stores on a non-returnable basis, bypassing messy corporate newsstand distributors. Over time, different companies have helped to supply

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  • Pondering Pull Lists, Part One: Why? What? Really?

    Pondering Pull Lists, Part One: Why? What? Really?8

    We couldn't have said it any better. pic.twitter.com/faPdRAuRcT — Atlas Comics (@AtlasComics) January 11, 2017 Pull lists. What a notion! A non-binding agreement with a supplier of goods, a supplier of goods whose order from their supplier of goods–when it’s Diamond, which is usually–is binding. A simple little option, the ability to say, “Hey man, hey

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