CEX joins an ever-growing list of publishers distributed by Lunar.

SHELBYVILLE, KY December 8, 2021 CEX Publishing is proud to announce a distribution deal with Lunar Distribution, effective for January-shipping books. CEX joins an ever-growing list of publishers including Ahoy Comics, Uncivilized Books, Scout Comics, and DC Comics who have partnered with Lunar Distribution to distribute their books to comic book retailers and specialty shops nation wide.

Starting December 2021, retailers will be able to order CEX titles via Lunar Distribution beginning with the newly announced series Past the Last Mountain by G.I. Joe, TMNT and Power Rangers writer Paul Allor, two-time Silver Ledger Award winner Louie Joyce, and Space Corps artist and writer Gannon Beck. Additional CEX titles like fan favorite Stud and the BloodBlade, Charlie’s Spot, Space Corps, Hocho by Jeff McComsey and Jeff McClelland, and the Edgar Allan Poe adaptation The Conqueror Worm, by Clara Meath, will follow soon after.

“Lunar Distribution has quickly established themselves as having a reputation for quality service, quick and accurate shipping as well as having some of the lowest prices available to the Direct Market,” said CEX Publisher Andy Schmidt. “We are thrilled to partner with them, building on our mission of bringing high-quality, creator-owned books to retailers and readers alike.”

“Lunar is very happy to add CEX to our distribution family. ” said Christina Merkler, Co-Owner of Lunar. “It is important to us to partner with publishers that are committed to quality and to the growth of our industry.”

“Through this partnership, Lunar allows us to offer our creators additional avenues to distribute their books to retail stores and empowering them to find and build their audience as well as allowing us to continue expanding the CEX Publishing line,” Schmidt continued. “Lunar is crucial to helping us build a stronger relationship with our retail partners by giving them more options to help their business succeed.”

CEX titles will become available for order on the Lunar website starting in December 2021. For more information visit www.lunardistribution.com.


Lunar distribution is committed to providing our Direct Market partners the best products, price, and customer service. Our customers receive their merchandise quickly, accurately and as carefully packed as possible. We are continually growing and always striving to improve in every facet of the business.


CEX Publishing is dedicated to bringing new creator-owned comics to the market, focused on great storytelling and diverse content, and an emphasis on fostering an engaged and positive community. Its sister company, Comics Experience, has been the industry’s leading comic school for more than a decade.

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Matt Harding
CEX Publishing