Zenescope Joins Deluxe Publishers Tier

(BALTIMORE, MD) — (July 21, 2023) — Diamond Comic Distributors, the world’s largest distributor of comics, graphic novels, and pop culture merchandise, is pleased to announce an expanded partnership with Zenescope Entertainment, as Zenescope moves into the Deluxe Tier of publishers.

Zenescope will be joining AfterShock Comics, Titan Comics, ABLAZE Publishing, Frank Miller Presents (FMP), Opus Comics, and Massive Publishing in Diamond Comic Distributors’ Deluxe Tier of publishers. The Deluxe Tier features preferred coverage in the PREVIEWS catalog and expanded support on the PREVIEWSworld website. Zenescope will move into the Deluxe Tier beginning in the August 2023 PREVIEWS catalog.

“For the last 18 years, Zenescope has enjoyed a fruitful partnership with Diamond Distribution that has helped with our success in the Direct and Book markets,” said Dave Frnchini, Zenescope Publisher. “And now, with the move to the Deluxe Tier, we look forward to many more years of continued growth and success together.”

Zenescope Entertainment, founded in 2005 by Joe Brusha and Ralph Tedesco, is known for top-tier fantasy, horror and sci-fi storytelling in the comic book industry. One of the top independent comic book publishers, Zenescope is best known for re-imagining public domain properties, with their flagship title Grimm Fairy Tales, which has spawned dozens of critically acclaimed “shared universe” series such as Oz, Wonderland, Robyn Hood, Van Helsing, and Neverland, in addition to being the largest female character-driven, shared universe in all of comics.

“Zenescope has been a longtime partner for Diamond, and a staple of the Direct Market for as long as I can remember,” said Tim Lenaghan, Chief Purchasing Officer for Geppi Family Enterprises. “We’re thrilled to have them join the Deluxe Vendors and look forward to many more years of working with them.”

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