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    August 7, 2007

    DC COMICS STAFF AND FREELANCERS PACK BAGS FOR WIZARD WORLD CHICAGO

    This Friday, members of the DC Comics staff and freelance community will be on hand for Wizard World Chicago. Writers and artists scheduled to attend the convention include:

    • Brian Azzarello (100 BULLETS, LOVELESS, DEATHBLOW)
    • Joe Benitez (JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA)
    • Ryan Benjamin (GRIFTER AND MIDNIGHTER)
    • Jim Calafiore (COUNTDOWN)
    • Dennis Calero (SUPERGIRL AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES)
    • Tony S. Daniel (TEEN TITANS, BATMAN)
    • Jesse Delperdang (BATMAN)
    • Patrick Gleason (GREEN LANTERN CORPS)
    • Joel Gomez (WETWORKS)
    • Jamal Igle (NIGHTWING)
    • Christopher Jones (THE BATMAN STRIKES!)
    • Don Kramer (DETECTIVE COMICS)
    • John G. Mathews (DC Direct sculptor)
    • Sean McKeever (COUNTDOWN, TEEN TITANS)
    • Tony Moore (THE EXTERMINATORS)
    • Mike Norton (THE ALL-NEW ATOM)
    • Andrew Pepoy (JACK OF FABLES)
    • Will Pfeifer (CATWOMAN, AMAZONS ATTACK)
    • Whilce Portacio (WETWORKS)
    • Gordon Purcell (JUSTICE LEAGUE UNLIMITED)
    • Rodney Ramos (GREEN LANTERN)
    • Tim Sale (BATMAN: THE LONG HALLOWEEN)
    • Jim Starlin (DEATH OF THE NEW GODS)
    • Jill Thompson (FABLES: 1001 NIGHTS OF SNOWFALL)
    • J. Torres (WONDER GIRL, THE BLACK CANARY WEDDING PLANNER)
    • Ethan Van Sciver (GREEN LANTERN: SINESTRO CORPS SPECIAL)
    • Matt Wagner (MADAME XANADU)

    Under the leadership of President & Publisher Paul Levitz, members of the DC Comics staff scheduled to be at the convention including, from Editorial, Senior VP — Editor, DCU, Dan DiDio, DCU Coordinating Editor Jann Jones, Vertigo Editor Jonathan Vankin and Wildstorm Editor Scott Peterson.

    From DC Direct, VP — Design & DC Direct Creative Georg Brewer, DC Direct Design Director Jim Fletcher and Account Manager Steven Schweiger.

    Senior VP — Creative Director Richard Bruning will be on hand from Creative Services, as will Creative Services Manager Larry Daley and Online Editor Kwanzaa Johnson.

    From Editorial Administration, look for Manager — Editorial Contract Administration Larry Ganem and Manager — Editorial Administration Accounting Roger Rivera.

    The Sales & Marketing department will be represented VP — Sales Bob Wayne, VP — Marketing John Cunningham, Director of Publicity David Hyde, Manager — Events & Retailer Services Fletcher Chu-Fong, Manager — Direct Sales Vince Letterio, Manager — Marketing Matt Keller, Admininstrator — Direct Sales Michael Freeman, Representative — Mass Market Sales Brett Shanahan and Representative — Marketing Services Rex Ogle.

    DC also will sponsor several panels at the convention including:

    Friday August 10

    DC COMICS TALENT SEARCH, 10:00-10:45 a.m.
    Come hear what DC Comics looks for in artists and how to improve your chances at becoming a working professional. Remember, diversity is the key with DC: DC Universe, Vertigo, WildStorm, Mad Magazine, Minx and more! This extremely informative orientation session will explain how DC’s Talent Search works. In order to have your work reviewed, attendance at this orientation session is mandatory — not all attendees are guaranteed a review

    DC NATION, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
    Come one, come all, rise up and join the DC NATION! Meet Dan DiDio, Senior VP — Executive Editor DCU, as he invites you to join the revolution. Discuss surviving 52, living in a multi-verse guarded by Monitors, and try to discover the secret of the cosmic chess game as the DCU counts down.

    VERTIGO: FROM THE EDGE, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
    The imprint behind smart and provocative books like FABLES, DMZ, and Y: THE
    LAST MAN invites you to get the lowdown with Jonathan Vankin, Editor —
    Vertigo, Bob Wayne, VP — Sales, writer Brian Azzarello and more as they
    present the latest news from the cutting edge — and more!

    Saturday August 11

    DC COMICS TALENT SEARCH, 10:00-10:45
    See description above

    DCU: New Worlds Order, 11:00–12:00 p.m.
    The DC Universe survived 52, but will it survive Countdown? Dan DiDio, Senior VP — Executive Editor DCU and Bob Wayne, VP — Sales are joined by Tony Daniel (TEEN TITANS, THE FLASH), Patrick Gleason (GREEN LANTERN CORPS), Sean McKeever (COUNTDOWN, TEEN TITANS), Will Pfeifer (CATWOMAN), J. Torres (WONDER GIRL), Ethan Van Sciver (GREEN LANTERN) and others for a peek into what’s upcoming in comics’ greatest universe!

    Sunday August 12

    WILDSTORM: STORM FRONT, 12:30-1:30pm
    2007 is shaping up to be a banner year for DC’s left coast imprint, WildStorm. Be here to see what’s on the horizon in the WildStorm Universe! Bob Wayne, VP — Sales and Scott Peterson, Editor — WildStorm, ask you to get in on the ground floor of the coming revoultion in a panel featuring Whilce Portacio (WETWORKS), J. Torres (NINJA SCROLL), and more!

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    PLATTSBURGH RETAILERS TO RECEIVE GREEN LANTERN #21 SECOND PRINTING AND JLA CLASSIFIED #41 ON AUGUST 15

    Please note that retailers serviced by Diamond’s Plattsburgh warehouse will receive both the GREEN LANTERN #21 Second Printing (JUN078026) and JLA CLASSIFIED #41 (JUN070204) on August 15, one week later than other retailers will receive them.

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    DC PROVIDES FREE REPLACEMENT COPIES OF HELLBLAZER #234

    Due to an error, page 22 of HELLBLAZER #234 (MAY070244) was printed with no dialogue. DC Comics is going back to press on this issue, and retailers will receive it at no cost in the same quantities as their orders on the issue to date.

    The new printing of HELLBLAZER #234 will appear on invoices under item code JUN078190 at no cost. This new edition will have a different colored logo than the original version.

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    DC COMICS EXTENDS RETURNS WINDOW FOR NEIL GAIMAN AND CHARLES VESS’ STARDUST HC

    With the movie Stardust set to open in theaters on August 10, DC Comics announces that the returns window for NEIL GAIMAN AND CHARLES VESS’ STARDUST HC (JAN070377) has been extended. Full copies of this item will be returnable through September 28.

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    DC COMICS CLOSED ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 17

    Please note that the offices of DC Comics and WildStorm will be closed on Friday, August 17 for a special summer holiday.

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    BACK TO PRESS!

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

    ASTRO CITY: CONFESSIONS TP (JUN058058) (5th printing) Now priced $19.99/23.99Can.
    BATMAN: DARK VICTORY TP (MAR058151) (4th printing) Now priced $19.99/23.99Can.
    BATMAN: YEAR ONE TP (OCT060163) (3rd printing) Now priced $14.99/17.99Can.

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    LAST CHANCE SALE!

    The following DC items are priced at 70% off through August 27, 2007:

    THE ALL NEW ATOM #11
    AMERICAN VIRGIN #14
    BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #1
    BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #2
    BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #3
    BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #4
    BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #5
    BLUE BEETLE #12
    BLUE BEETLE #14
    CARTOON NETWORK BLOCK PARTY #32
    CATWOMAN #66
    CONNOR HAWKE: DRAGON’S BLOOD #6
    CROSSING MIDNIGHT #6
    DEADMAN #9
    DETECTIVE COMICS #832
    THE EXTERMINATORS #16
    THE EXTERMINATORS #17
    FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MAN #35
    HAWKGIRL #63
    JONAH HEX #17
    JONAH HEX #19
    JSA CLASSIFIED #25
    JUSTICE LEAGUE UNLIMITED #33
    LOONEY TUNES #150
    MIDNIGHTER #7
    NINJA SCROLL #8
    OUTSIDERS ANNUAL #1
    RED MENACE #1
    RED MENACE #2
    RED MENACE #3
    RED MENACE #4
    RED MENACE #5
    RED MENACE #6
    SUPERGIRL AND THE LEGION OF SUPER HEROES #29 $2
    TEEN TITANS GO! #42
    WELCOME TO TRANQUILITY #6
    WETWORKS #8

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    ITEMS ON FINAL ORDER CUT-OFF THIS WEEK

    Final orders are due by Thursday, August 9.

    08/29/2007 - 52 AFTERMATH: THE FOUR HORSEMEN #1 - $2.99
    08/29/2007 - ACTION COMICS #855 - $2.99
    08/29/2007 - AMAZONS ATTACK #6 - $2.99
    08/29/2007 - AMERICAN VIRGIN #18 (VERTIGO) - $2.99
    08/29/2007 - BATMAN ANNUAL #26: HEAD OF THE DEMON - $3.99
    08/29/2007 - CARTOON NETWORK BLOCK PARTY #36 (JOHNNY DC) - $2.25
    08/29/2007 - COUNTDOWN 35 - $2.99
    08/29/2007 - COUNTDOWN TO ADVENTURE #1 - $3.99
    08/29/2007 - EX MACHINA: MASQUERADE SPECIAL (WILDSTORM) - $3.50
    08/29/2007 - NINJA SCROLL #12 (WILDSTORM) - $2.99
    08/29/2007 - OUTSIDERS: FIVE OF A KIND - WEEK 5: GRACE/ WONDER WOMAN - $2.99
    08/29/2007 - TEEN TITANS #50 - $3.99
    08/29/2007 - TEEN TITANS #50 VARIANT EDITION - $3.99
    08/29/2007 - TEEN TITANS GO! #46 (JOHNNY DC) - $2.25
    08/29/2007 - WETWORKS #12 (WILDSTORM) - $2.99
    08/29/2007 - WONDER WOMAN #12 - $2.99
    09/05/2007 - MAD MAGAZINE #482 - $3.99
    09/12/2007 - THE BATMAN STRIKES: DUTY CALLS TP - $12.99
    09/12/2007 - ION VOL. 2: THE DYING FLAME TP - $14.99
    09/12/2007 - MAD CLASSICS #18 - $4.99
    09/12/2007 - A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET TP (WILDSTORM) - $14.99
    09/12/2007 - THE ORIGINAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COMIC-BOOK HEROES VOL. 3: SUPERMAN - $19.99
    09/12/2007 - SHOWCASE PRESENTS: BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS VOL. 1 TP - $16.99
    10/03/2007 - PRESENTS VOL. 1 (CMX) - $12.99
    10/03/2007 - VARIANTE VOL. 1 (CMX) - $12.99
    10/10/2007 - CANON VOL. 3 (CMX) - $9.99
    10/10/2007 - CIPHER VOL. 9 (CMX) - $9.99
    10/17/2007 - I HATE YOU MORE THAN ANYONE VOL. 2 (CMX) - $9.99
    10/24/2007 - VS VOL. 7 (CMX) - $9.99
    10/31/2007 - GON VOL. 2 (CMX) - $5.99
    10/31/2007 - SAMURAI COMMANDO MISSION 1549 VOL. 2 (CMX) - $9.99
    11/07/2007 - CAIRO HC (VERTIGO) - $24.99
    11/14/2007 - BATMAN ARCHIVES VOL. 7 HC - $49.99
    11/14/2007 - WONDER WOMAN: LOVE AND MURDER HC - $19.99
    11/21/2007 - JACK KIRBY'S FOURTH WORLD OMNIBUS VOL. 3 HC - $49.99
    11/28/2007 - BATMAN: RULES OF ENGAGEMENT HC - $24.99
    11/28/2007 - MAD ARCHIVES VOL. 1 HC - NEW PRINTING - $49.99
    11/28/2007 - MAD ARCHIVES VOL. 2 HC - $49.99

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    RETURNABLE ITEMS

    B - DEADMAN #11
    C - TEEN TITANS #47
    B - JONAH HEX #21
    A - SUPERMAN #664
    A - SUPERMAN CONFIDENTIAL #5
    A - NEIL GAIMAN AND CHARLES VESS’ STARDUST HC

    Returnable Books Key:
    A - Late Ship
    B - Change In Creative Team
    C - Not As Solicited
    D - Mislabeled Crossover
    E - Unlabeled Mature Title
    F - Incorrect Price
    G - Wrong UPC Code
    H - Unmatched Cover & Interior Content
    I - Printing Error Comic
    J - Shipped Returnable
    K - With Qualifying Initial Order
    L - Made returnable at DC's discretion

    *Accompanied by a Diamond Distributors Return Authorization Form

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    ARRIVING IN STORES NEXT WEEK: RELEASE DATE — AUGUST 15, 2007

    ACTION COMICS #854
    AMAZONS ATTACK #5
    APOTHECARIUS ARGENTUM VOL. 2 (CMX)
    AQUAMAN: SWORD OF ATLANTIS #55
    ARMY @ LOVE #6
    BLACK CANARY #4
    BOOSTER GOLD #1
    BOOSTER GOLD #1 VARIANT EDITION
    THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #6
    CATWOMAN #70
    CATWOMAN: IT'S ONLY A MOVIE TP
    CHECKMATE #17
    COUNTDOWN 37
    THE FLASH #231
    THE FLASH: GREATEST STORIES EVER TOLD TP
    FRIDAY THE 13TH: PAMELA'S TALE #2 (WILDSTORM)
    GOOD AS LILY (MINX)
    GRIFTER & MIDNIGHTER #6 (WILDSTORM)
    HELLBLAZER #235 (VERTIGO)
    THE HIGHWAYMEN #3 (WILDSTORM)
    JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #12
    JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #12 VARIANT EDITION
    LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES IN THE 31ST CENTURY #5 (JOHNNY DC)
    LOVELESS #19 (VERTIGO)
    MAD MAGAZINE #481
    MUSASHI #9 VOL. 12 (CMX)
    OUTSIDERS: FIVE OF A KIND - WEEK 3: THUNDER/ MARTIAN MANHUNTER
    THE PROGRAMME #2 (WILDSTORM)
    ROBIN #165
    SHADOWPACT #16
    THE SPIRIT ARCHIVES VOL. 22 HC
    SUPERMAN/BATMAN #39

    DC DIRECT:
    BATMAN MINI STATUE II
    SUPERMAN VS. DOOMSDAY COLLECTOR SET

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    ARRIVING IN STORES IN TWO WEEKS: RELEASE DATE — AUGUST 22, 2007


    BATMAN #668
    BATMAN/LOBO: DEADLY SERIOUS #1
    BIRDS OF PREY #109
    BLUE BEETLE #18
    COUNTDOWN 36
    CROSSING MIDNIGHT #10 (VERTIGO)
    GREEN ARROW: YEAR ONE #4
    GREEN LANTERN CORPS #15
    JSA CLASSIFIED #29
    MAD CLASSICS #17
    MANHUNTER VOL. 3: ORIGINS TP
    NINJA SCROLL TP
    OUTSIDERS: FIVE OF A KIND - WEEK 4: METAMORPHO/AQUAMAN
    OYAYUBIHIME INFINITY VOL. 6 (CMX)
    SCOOBY-DOO #123
    SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WONDER WOMAN VOL. 1 TP
    THE SPIRIT #9
    SUPERGIRL AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #33
    SUPERMAN #666
    TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: BY HIMSELF #1
    YOUNG MAGICIAN VOL. 9 (CMX)

    DC DIRECT:
    BATMAN 1:4 SCALE MUSEUM QUALITY STATUE
    CATWOMAN POSTER
    POWERGIRL POSTER
    SUPERGIRL POSTER
    ZATANNA POSTER

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

    DC COMICS SHIPPING CHANGES:
    08/29/07 - BATMAN: BATMAN AND SON HC - 08/08/07
    09/05/07 - JACK KIRBY’S FOURTH WORLD OMNIBUS VOL. 2 HC - 08/22/07
    09/12/07 - JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #9 - 09/05/07
    09/12/07 - JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #9 VARIANT EDITION - 09/05/07
    09/19/07 - SUPERMAN CONFIDENTIAL #6 - 07/11/07
    09/26/07 - ALL STAR SUPERMAN #9 - 08/22/07
    10/03/07 - SUPERMAN CONFIDENTIAL #7 - 08/29/07
    10/03/07 - TRIALS OF SHAZAM! #8 - 06/20/07
    10/17/07 - SUPERMAN CONFIDENTIAL #8 - 09/5/07
    10/31/07 - TRIALS OF SHAZAM! #9 - 08/29/07

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

    VERTIGO SHIPPING CHANGES:
    09/12/07 - JACK OF FABLES #14 - 08/29/07
    10/03/07 - DEADMAN #13 - 08/15/07
     
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    Trials of Shazam #8 has been delayed another 2 months!? Porter's new style is kind of cool, but not THAT cool.
     

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