Marvel Comics and Penguin Random House Publisher Services (a division of Penguin Random House also known as PRHPS) recently announced a new sales and distribution agreement for Marvel’s newly published and backlist comic books, trade collections, and graphic novels to comics shops, known as the Direct Market.
After a thorough analysis of the market environment, Marvel has chosen PRHPS as its distribution partner to create a sustainable, productive supply chain and enhanced infrastructure for Marvel publications that will benefit comics retailers and fans alike for years to come. Penguin Random House is known for its state-of-the-art multi-ranging services that enable independent booksellers to increase efficiency and profitability.
Direct Market retailers can reach out to Penguin Random House for more information about their respective markets:
- US Retailers: firstname.lastname@example.org
- International Retailers: email@example.com
- Canadian Retailers: firstname.lastname@example.org
See it for Yourself
PRHPS officially begins its distribution to Direct Market retailers for all Marvel titles starting October 1, 2021.