Official Press Release
Hey, True Believer!
The gang in the Bullpen has just learned that they've won three key 2001Diamond Gem Awards! The direct market retailing community gave the nod tomighty Marvel for the following:
COMIC BOOK PUBLISHER OF THE YEAR: MARVEL COMICS
BEST COMIC BOOK OF THE YEAR (UNDER $3.00): AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #36
BEST REPRINT TRADE PAPERBACK OR HARDCOVER OF THE YEAR: ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 1
"I'm proud to be working with an editorial group and creative teams thatmake my job look easy, " said Marvel Editor In Chief Joe Quesada. "Theseawards are well earned and belong to them."
"Thanks to outstanding work by our creative and editorial teams, Marvel --led by Joe Quesada and Bill Jemas -- was the only major comics company topost positive growth in 2001," said Marvel Manager of MarketingCommunications Bill Rosemann. "It's great to see the retailing communityrecognize this fact with a vote for The House! And how cool is it to seeSpidey once again at the top of the mountain? As always, we thank ourretailing friends for their continued support. And everyone should staytuned for more fun surprises coming in 2002!"