Diamond Comic Distributors Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc., regarding its recent data breach. The Diamond Comic Distributors data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to more than 1,400 individuals.


Diamond Comic Distributors is graphic novel and comic book distributor. Founded in 1982, Diamond Comic Distributors began with 17 retail customers and one warehouse. Over time, Diamond Comic Distributors grew by signing deals with major comic book publishers, eventually expanding its operations into other sectors of pop culture merchandise. Headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland, Diamond Comic Distributors runs distribution centers in New York and Mississippi. Today, Diamond Comic Distributors is the world’s largest English-language comic book distributor, employing more than 200 individuals and managing an annual revenue of over $500 million.


On December 10, 2021, Diamond Comic Distributors discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Diamond Comic Distributors concluded that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between November 2 and November 5, 2021. On August 24, 2022, Diamond Comic Distributors began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number

If you received a breach notification letter from Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc.:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the Diamond Comic Distributors data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in the free credit monitoring service provided by Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc.;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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