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    THE SPIRIT #2 SELLS OUT AT DC COMICS

    THE SPIRIT #2, the second issue of the new series written and pencilled by Darwyn Cooke, is now sold out at DC Comics.

    “It’s incredibly gratifying to see this wonderful character finding an audience in today’s marketplace,” says Cooke. “The entire crew knocks themselves out to make sure this is a great book month after month. I think I can speak for all of us when I extend my heartfelt thanks to the readers for their support.”

    Other issues of THE SPIRIT are available as follows:

    • THE SPIRIT #1 Second Printing (JAN078204) is available for reorder.

    • THE SPIRIT #3 (DEC060238) is available for reorder.

    • THE SPIRIT #4 (JAN070313) is available for reorder.

    • THE SPIRIT #5 (FEB070296) is available for reorder.

    • THE SPIRIT #6 (MAR070223) is available for advance reorder is scheduled to arrive in stores on May 16.

    • THE SPIRIT #7 (APR070218) is solicited in the April Previews and is scheduled to arrive in stores on June 20. This issue features three stories written by Kyle Baker, Jimmy Palmiotti and Walter Simonson, with art by Baker, Jordi Bernet and Chris Sprouse & Karl Story and a cover by Cooke.

    • THE SPIRIT #8 (MAY070183) is solicited in the May Previews and is scheduled to arrive in stores on July 18.

    Also, The Eisner Award-nominated BATMAN/THE SPIRIT (SEP060190), by Jeph Loeb, Darwyn Cooke and J. Bone, is available for reorder.

    Please note that copies of THE SPIRIT #2 still may be available at retail. DC Comics has no plan to reprint this issue.

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    REMINDER: SALES INCENTIVES FOR DCU TITLES SOLICITED IN APRIL PREVIEWS

    As a reminder, the following DCU titles are solicited in the April Previews with special sales incentives. Don’t miss out!

    Retailers may qualify to make full returns on these COUNTDOWN issues by placing final orders for each issue equal to or greater than their orders for 52 WEEK 48 (FEB070240).

    Title Item Code FOC Date In-store date

    COUNTDOWN #47 APR070180 5/17/07 6/6/07
    COUNTDOWN #46 APR070181 5/24/07 6/13/07
    COUNTDOWN #45 APR070182 5/31/07 6/20/07
    COUNTDOWN #44 APR070183 6/7/07 6/27/07

    Qualifying retailers will be required to return stripped covers from returnable issues of COUNTDOWN and an affidavit of destruction to Diamond Comic Distributors at a date to be named later. Retailers will be then be issued credit for each copy minus 10% of the cover price ($.29).

    Retailers may qualify to make full returns on THE FLASH: THE FASTEST MAN ALIVE #13 by placing final orders equal to or greater than 200% of their orders for THE FLASH: THE FASTEST MAN ALIVE #10 (JAN070287).

    Title Item Code FOC Date In-store date

    THE FLASH: THE FASTEST MAN ALIVE #13 APR070194 5/31/07 6/20/07

    Qualifying retailers will be required to return stripped covers from THE FLASH: THE FASTEST MAN ALIVE #13 with an affidavit of destruction to Diamond Comic Distributors at a date to be named later.

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    REMINDER: SALES INCENTIVE FOR CLUBBING

    As a reminder, CLUBBING, the third title from Minx, is solicited in April Previews with a special sales incentive. Qualifying retailers may make full returns on this title at a date to be named later.

    Retailers may qualify for this offer as follows:

    DC Comics Retailer Discount Minimum Qualifying order

    35% 2 copies
    40% 2 copies
    50% 4 copies
    52.50% 4 copies
    55% 6 copies
    56% 10 copies
    57% 15 copies

    For example, a retailer with a 50% DC Comics discount must order a minimum of 4 copies of CLUBBING to qualify for full returnability.

    The offer is valid through the Final Order Cutoff date of June 7, and only in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. CLUBBING (APR070257) is scheduled to arrive in stores on July 11.

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    CHECKMATE #16 CREDITS CLARIFICATION

    Please note that the writing credit for CHECKMATE #16 (MAY070191) was incorrect in the May Previews. This issue will be written by Greg Rucka.

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    DC UNLIMITED TO RESOLICIT AFRO SAMURAI ACTION FIGURES

    The DC Unlimited AFRO SAMURAI ACTION FIGURES will be resolicited in the June Previews to arrive in stores in January. All orders for these items are cancelled:

    AFRO SAMURAI MASTER CASE ASSORTMENT (MAR070303)
    AFRO SAMURAI INNER CASE ASSORTMENT (MAR070304)
    AFRO SAMURAI ACTION FIGURE (MAR070305)
    AFRO SAMURAI: JUSTICE ACTION FIGURE (MAR070306)
    AFRO SAMURAI: KUMA ACTION FIGURE (MAR070307)
    AFRO SAMURAI: NINJA NINJA ACTION FIGURE (MAR070308)

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    DC COMICS TO RESOLICIT ELFQUEST ARCHIVES VOL. 4 HC

    DC Comics will resolicit the ELFQUEST ARCHIVES VOL. 4 HC (MAY07188) to arrive in stores in December. All orders for this title are cancelled.

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    BACK TO PRESS!

    The following titles have been reprinted and are available for order:

    GREEN LANTERN/GREEN ARROW VOL.1 TP (DEC058058) (3rd printing)
    THE INVISIBLES: SAY YOU WANT A REVOLUTION TP (SEP068118) (6th printing) Now priced $19.99/26.99
    JLA: WORLD WAR THREE TP (NOV068119) (4th printing) Now priced $14.99/19.99

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    ITEMS ON FINAL ORDER CUT-OFF THIS WEEK

    Final orders are due by Thursday, May 10.

    05/30/2007 - ACTION COMICS #850
    05/30/2007 - AMAZONS ATTACK #2
    05/30/2007 - BLUE BEETLE #15
    05/30/2007 - COUNTDOWN 48
    05/30/2007 - CROSSING MIDNIGHT #7 (VERTIGO)
    05/30/2007 - DEADMAN #10 (VERTIGO)
    05/30/2007 - DEATHBLOW #5 (WILDSTORM)
    05/30/2007 - GREEN LANTERN #20
    05/30/2007 - HAWKGIRL #64
    05/30/2007 - JACK OF FABLES #11 (VERTIGO)
    05/30/2007 - JSA CLASSIFIED #26
    05/30/2007 - JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #6
    05/30/2007 - JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #6 VARIANT EDITION
    05/30/2007 - LOVELESS #19 (VERTIGO)
    05/30/2007 - TEEN TITANS #47
    05/30/2007 - TEEN TITANS GO! #43 (JOHNNY DC)
    05/30/2007 - TRIALS OF SHAZAM! #7
    06/06/2007 - MAD MAGAZINE #479
    06/13/2007 - FABLES VOL. 9: SONS OF EMPIRE TP (VERTIGO)
    06/13/2007 - GOTHAM CENTRAL VOL. 5: DEAD ROBIN TP
    06/13/2007 - MAD CLASSICS #16
    06/13/2007 - RE-GIFTERS (MINX)
    06/13/2007 - SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE ATOM VOL. 1 TP
    07/04/2007 - CIPHER VOL. 8 (CMX)
    07/04/2007 - VS. VOL. 6 (CMX)
    07/11/2007 - I HATE YOU MORE THAN ANYONE VOL. 1 (CMX)
    07/11/2007 - SAMURAI COMMANDO: MISSION 1549 VOL. 1 (CMX)
    07/18/2007 - CANON VOL. 2 (CMX)
    07/18/2007 - RECIPE FOR GERTRUDE VOL. 5 (CMX)
    07/25/2007 - GON VOL. 1 (CMX)
    07/25/2007 - PENGUIN REVOLUTION VOL. 4 (CMX)
    08/01/2007 - GREEN LANTERN: WANTED HAL JORDAN HC
    08/08/2007 - BATMAN: BATMAN AND SON HC
    08/15/2007 - THE SPIRIT ARCHIVES VOL. 22 HC
    08/22/2007 - JACK KIRBY'S FOURTH WORLD OMNIBUS VOL. 2 HC

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    ARRIVING IN STORES NEXT WEEK: RELEASE DATE — MAY 16, 2007

    ACTION COMICS #849
    ALL STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN THE BOY WONDER #5
    ALL STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN THE BOY WONDER VARIANT EDITION #5
    APOTHECARIUS ARGENTUM VOL. 1 (CMX)
    AQUAMAN: SWORD OF ATLANTIS #52
    ARMY @ LOVE #3 (VERTIGO)
    BATMAN #665
    BATMAN: BLACK AND WHITE VOL. 3 HC
    BATMAN CHRONICLES VOL. 3 TP
    BATTLER BRITTON TP (WILDSTORM)
    CATWOMAN #67
    CHECKMATE #14
    COUNTDOWN 50
    EX MACHINA #28 (WILDSTORM)
    FABLES #61 (VERTIGO)
    THE FLASH: THE FASTEST MAN ALIVE #12
    HELLBLAZER: THE DEVIL YOU KNOW TP (VERTIGO)
    JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #1 (4TH PRINT)
    JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #2 (2ND PRINT)
    JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #9
    JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA VARIANT EDITION #9
    LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES IN THE 31ST CENTURY #2 (JOHNNY DC)
    OYAYUBIHIME INFINITY VOL. 5 (CMX)
    PLAIN JANES (MINX)
    SCOOBY-DOO #120 (JOHNNY DC)
    SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE FLASH VOL. 1 TP
    THE SPIRIT #6
    SUPERGIRL #17

    DC DIRECT:
    EX MACHINA SPECIAL #1 POSTER
    INFINITE CRISIS SERIES 2 MASTER CASE ASSORTMENT
    INFINITE CRISIS SERIES 2 INNER CASE ASSORTMENT
    INFINITE CRISIS SERIES 2: BATMAN ACTION FIGURE
    INFINITE CRISIS SERIES 2: SUPERMAN ACTION FIGURE
    INFINITE CRISIS SERIES 2: FIRESTORM ACTION FIGURE
    INFINITE CRISIS SERIES 2: WONDER WOMAN ACTION FIGURE
    INFINITE CRISIS SERIES 2: DONNA TROY ACTION FIGURE
    JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #1 POSTER
    JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #1 POSTER
    WILDCATS #1 POSTER

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    ARRIVING IN STORES IN TWO WEEKS: RELEASE DATE — MAY 23, 2007

    ACTION HEROES ARCHIVES VOL. 2 HC
    AMERICAN VIRGIN #15 (VERTIGO)
    BIRDS OF PREY #106
    CARTOON NETWORK BLOCK PARTY #33 (JOHNNY DC)
    COUNTDOWN 49
    EMPTY EMPIRE VOL. 4 (CMX)
    HELLBLAZER #232 (VERTIGO)
    MEGATOKYO VOL. 5 (CMX)
    NINJA SCROLL #9 (WILDSTORM)
    THE ORIGINAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COMICBOOK HEROES VOL. 1: BATMAN TP
    THE OTHER SIDE TP (VERTIGO)
    ROBIN #162
    SHADOWPACT #13
    SUPERGIRL AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #30
    SUPERMAN/BATMAN #35
    SUPERMAN & BATMAN VS. ALIENS & PREDATORS TP
    TESTAMENT #18 (VERTIGO)
    WETWORKS #9 (WILDSTORM)
    WONDER WOMAN #9
    YOUNG MAGICIAN VOL. 8 (CMX)

    DC DIRECT:
    MARTIAN MANHUNTER 13" DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE

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    SHIPPING CHANGES
    UPDATED INSTORE DATES APPEARS FIRST
    ORIGINAL INSTORE DATE APPEARS LAST

    DC COMICS SHIPPING CHANGES:
    05/30/07 - TRIALS OF SHAZAM! #7 - 04/25/07
    06/06/07 - SUPERMAN #663 - 05/09/07
    06/20/07 - THE FLASH: THE FASTEST MAN ALIVE #13 - 06/06/07
    06/20/07 - SUPERMAN CONFIDENTIAL #5 - 04/04/07
    06/27/07 - SHAZAM: THE MONSTER SOCIETY OF EVIL #4 - 06/06/07
    06/27/07 - TRIALS OF SHAZAM! #8 - 06/20/07
    06/27/07 - WONDER WOMAN #10 - 06/13/07
    07/18/07 - AMAZONS ATTACK #4 - 07/25/07
    07/18/07 - BATMAN #666 - 05/30/07

    DC DIRECT SHIPPING CHANGES:
    06/27/07 - WONDER WOMAN LINDA CARTER STATUE - 04/04/07
    07/05/07 - WOMEN OF THE DC UNIVERSE: BATGIRL BUST - 05/09/07

    AMERICA'S BEST COMICS (ABC) SHIPPING CHANGES:
    TBA - THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN: THE BLACK DOSSIER HC - 10/25/06

    MAD SHIPPING CHANGES:
    06/13/07 - MAD CLASSICS #16 - 06/06/07

    VERTIGO SHIPPING CHANGES:
    05/30/07 - DEADMAN #10 - 05/16/07
    06/13/07 - HELLBLAZER #233 - 06/20/07
    06/13/07 - LOVELESS #18 - 04/25/07
    06/13/07 - NEIL GAIMAN AND CHARLES VESS’ STARDUST HC - 05/02/07
    06/20/07 - ARMY @ LOVE #4 - 06/13/07
     
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    Supposedly Ultimates 2 #13 will be out the same week, too!
     

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