This past week, Diamond Distributors, the largest and basically only company responsible for getting comic books into people’s hands, announced that they were upping their minimums, essentially shutting out many small-press publications from earning widespread distribution. As soon as the news broke, Brigid caught the story and commented about the image of the webcomics model getting better and better with each new restriction Diamond enforces.
Enter Ka-Blam. The already popular digital printing service has posted an intriguing banner at the top of their site:
Breaking News!! Ka-Blam to Launch Direct Market Comics Distribution System! Details Coming Soon!
Excitement doesn’t begin to describe the energy surrounding this possible paradigm shift. Stay tuned for the big news or immensely overhyped disappointment, coming soon!