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    May 6, 2008

    DC COMICS MARKS MINX ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY WITH BACKLIST ORDERING INCENTIVE

    This month, DC Comics' Minx line of original graphic novels for teens hits its one-year anniversary, and to celebrate, DC is offering retailers a special ordering incentive on Minx backlist titles.

    Starting now, retailers who order 2007 Minx backlist titles using the promo code 839 will be eligible to make full returns on them at a later date.

    The Minx titles eligible for this ordering incentive are:

    . THE PLAIN JANES (FEB070235)
    . RE-GIFTERS (MAR070261)
    . CLUBBING (APR070257)
    . GOOD AS LILY (MAY070226)
    . CONFESSIONS OF A BLABBERMOUTH (JUN070258)
    . KIMMIE66 (AUG070324)

    Retailers wishing to participate in this program must use the promotional code 839 when placing an order.

    Retailers may order these titles by contacting their Diamond Customer Service Representative or DC Sales Representative, or by email at reorders@....

    Retailers may place orders on these titles through September 30. This offer is good in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. only.

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    CATWOMAN SERIES FINALE CLARIFICATION

    Please note that CATWOMAN #81 (MAY080176), solicited in the May Previews, is not the final issue of the series.

    CATWOMAN will conclude with issue #82, which will be solicited in the June Previews for August instore.

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    BACK TO PRESS!

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

    100 BULLETS VOL. 1: FIRST SHOT, LAST CALL TP (SEP068078) (7th printing) Now priced $9.99/$11.99 Can.
    JACK OF FABLES VOL. 2: JACK OF HEARTS TP (JUL070305) (2nd printing) Now priced $14.99/$16.99 Can.
    PREACHER VOL. 1: GONE TO TEXAS TP (MAR050489) (10th printing) Now priced $14.99/$16.99 Can.
    Y: THE LAST MAN VOL. 2 - CYCLES TP (OCT058281) (5th printing) Now priced $12.99/$14.99 Can.
    Y: THE LAST MAN VOL. 8 - KIMONO DRAGONS TP (AUG060299) (2nd printing) Now priced $14.99/$16.99 Can.

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    SOLD OUT!

    Please note that the following items are now sold out at DC:

    ABSOLUTE DC: THE NEW FRONTIER HC (JUL060153)
    BATMAN: BLACK & WHITE VOL. 2 TP (STAR19592)
    BATMAN BLACK & WHITE STATUE BY ALEX ROSS (DEC060325)
    BOOKS OF MAGICK: LIFE DURING WARTIME TP (DEC040324)
    CONSTANTINE: THE HELLBLAZER COLLECTION TP (NOV040329)
    FRIDAY THE 13TH TP (JUN070255)
    GOTHAM CENTRAL VOL. 2: HALF A LIFE TP (MAR050377)
    GOTHAM CENTRAL VOL. 1: IN THE LINE OF DUTY TP (FEB040235)
    JLA/AVENGERS: THE COLLECTORS ED OVERSIZED SLIPCASED HC (APR040318)
    JLA: SECRET ORIGINS OVERSIZED SC (STAR17072)
    MAD ABOUT SUPER-HEROES TP (STAR15406)
    A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET TP (JUN070252)
    NIGHTWING: BIG GUNS TP (NOV030205)
    SUPERMAN ADVENTURES VOL 1: UP, UP AND AWAY TP (JUN040318)
    V FOR VENDETTA NEW EDITION HC (JUN050452)
    WATCHMEN: THE ABSOLUTE EDITION HC (JUN050406)

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    ITEMS ON FINAL ORDER CUT-OFF THIS WEEK

    Final orders are due BEFORE Thursday, May 8.

    05/28/2008 - ACTION COMICS #865 $2.99
    05/28/2008 - ALL STAR SUPERMAN #11 $2.99
    05/28/2008 - BATMAN #677 $2.99
    05/28/2008 - BATMAN #677 VARIANT EDITION $2.99
    05/28/2008 - BATMAN: GOTHAM AFTER MIDNITE #1 $2.99
    05/28/2008 - BLUE BEETLE #27 $2.99
    05/28/2008 - THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD VOL. 2: THE BOOK OF DESTINY HC $24.99
    05/28/2008 - CARTOON NETWORK BLOCK PARTY #45 (JOHNNY DC) $2.25
    05/28/2008 - DC UNIVERSE: ZERO (2ND PRINT) $1.00
    05/28/2008 - FABLES #73 (VERTIGO) $2.99
    05/28/2008 - FINAL CRISIS #1 $3.99
    05/28/2008 - GREEN LANTERN #31 $2.99
    05/28/2008 - HUNTRESS: YEAR ONE #2 $2.99
    05/28/2008 - JSA CLASSIFIED #38 $2.99
    05/28/2008 - JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #16 $2.99
    05/28/2008 - JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #16 VARIANT EDITION $2.99
    05/28/2008 - LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #42 $2.99
    05/28/2008 - NORTHLANDERS #6 (VERTIGO) $2.99
    05/28/2008 - NUMBER OF THE BEAST #4 (WILDSTORM) $2.99
    05/28/2008 - SECRET HISTORY OF THE AUTHORITY: HAWKSMOOR #3 (WILDSTORM) $2.99
    05/28/2008 - SUPERNATURAL: RISING SON #2 (WILDSTORM) $2.99
    05/28/2008 - TEEN TITANS #59 $2.99
    05/28/2008 - TEEN TITANS GO! #55 (JOHNNY DC) $2.25
    06/04/2008 - CROSSING MIDNIGHT #19 (VERTIGO) $2.99
    06/04/2008 - TEEN TITANS: YEAR ONE #5 $2.99
    06/11/2008 - MAD MAGAZINE #491 $4.99
    06/18/2008 - MAD CLASSICS #22 $4.99
    06/18/2008 - SHADOWPACT VOL. 3: DARKNESS AND LIGHT TP $14.99
    06/18/2008 - SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE FLASH VOL. 2 TP $16.99
    06/18/2008 - SUPERMAN: CAMELOT FALLS VOL. 1 TP $12.99
    06/18/2008 - Y: THE LAST MAN VOL 10: WHYS AND WHEREFORES TP (VERTIGO) $14.99
    07/02/2008 - SHIRLEY (CMX) $9.99
    07/02/2008 - TEARS OF A LAMB VOL. 3 (CMX) $9.99
    07/09/2008 - KIKAIDER CODE 02 VOL. 7 (CMX) $9.99
    07/09/2008 - VARIANTE VOL. 4 (CMX) $12.99
    07/16/2008 - DOROTHEA VOL. 2 (CMX) $12.99
    07/16/2008 - I HATE YOU MORE THAN ANYONE VOL. 5 (CMX) $9.99
    07/23/2008 - GON VOL. 5 (CMX) $5.99
    07/23/2008 - KIICHI AND THE MAGIC BOOKS VOL. 2 (CMX) $9.99
    07/30/2008 - PENGUIN REVOLUTION VOL. 6 (CMX) $9.99
    07/30/2008 - TENJHO TENGE VOL. 17 (CMX) $9.99
    08/20/2008 - JLA VOL. 1 DELUXE EDITION HC $29.99
    08/20/2008 - METAL MEN HC $24.99
    08/27/2008 - DEATH OF THE NEW GODS HC $29.99
    08/27/2008 - THE SPIRIT ARCHIVES VOL. 25 HC $59.99

    DC DIRECT:
    06/25/2008 - THE DARK KNIGHT THE JOKER BUST $59.99
    07/02/2008 - THE DARK KNIGHT THE JOKER STATUE $150.00
    07/02/2008 - THE DARK KNIGHT BATMAN BUST $59.99
    07/02/2008 - THE DARK KNIGHT BATMAN STATUE $150.00
    07/09/2008 - THE DARK KNIGHT THE JOKER 1:6 SCALE DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE $89.99
    07/09/2008 - THE DARK KNIGHT BATMAN 1:6 SCALE DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE $89.99
    07/09/2008 - BATMAN BLACK & WHITE: SPECIAL EDITION: BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHT STATUE $75.00
    07/16/2008 - THE DARK KNIGHT GRAPPLING LAUNCHER PROP REPLICA $195.00
    07/23/2008 - THE DARK KNIGHT BATARANGS PROP REPLICA $125.00

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    RETURNABLE ITEMS*

    05/09/08 - C - BIRDS OF PREY #116
    05/09/08 - B - COUNTDOWN TO FINAL CRISIS 6
    05/09/08 - B - ROBIN #172
    05/09/08 - B - SCOOBY-DOO #130
    05/16/08 - A - ALL STAR SUPERMAN #10
    05/16/08 - B - COUNTDOWN TO FINAL CRISIS 5
    05/16/08 - F - LEADER'S HIGH VOL. 1
    05/16/08 - B - THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE AUTHORITY: HAWKSMOOR #1
    05/16/08 - A - THE SPIRIT #15
    05/23/08 - B - COUNTDOWN TO FINAL CRISIS 4
    05/23/08 - F - THE TRIALS OF SHAZAM! #12
    05/30/08 - F - BATMAN: DEATH MASK #1
    05/30/08 - B - COUNTDOWN TO FINAL CRISIS 3
    05/30/08 - B - GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY #7

    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 Comic Distributors Return Form

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    ARRIVING IN STORES NEXT WEEK: RELEASE DATE - MAY 14, 2008

    100 BULLETS #91 (VERTIGO)
    52 AFTERMATH :THE FOUR HORSEMEN TP
    BAT LASH #6
    BATMAN #676
    BATMAN #676 VARIANT EDITION
    BATMAN: THE JOKER'S LAST LAUGH TP
    BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #17
    THE BATMAN STRIKES! #45 (JOHNNY DC)
    BATMAN: THE RESURRECTION OF RA'S AL GHUL HC
    BOOSTER GOLD #9
    BOOSTER GOLD VOL. 1: 52 PICK-UP HC
    CARTOON NETWORK ACTION PACK #25 (JOHNNY DC)
    CHECKMATE: THE FALL OF THE WALL VOL. 03 TP
    DMZ #31 (VERTIGO)
    FINAL CRISIS: SKETCHBOOK
    GEN13 #20 (WILDSTORM)
    GOTHAM UNDERGROUND #8
    GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY #8
    GREEN LANTERN CORPS #24
    GREEN LANTERN: NO FEAR TP
    HUNTRESS: YEAR ONE #1
    KING OF CARDS VOL. 4 (CMX)
    THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES IN THE 31ST CENTURY #14 (JOHNNY DC)
    THE LOST BOYS: REIGN OF FROGS #1 (WILDSTORM)
    MAD KIDS #11
    MAD MAGAZINE #490
    NUMBER OF THE BEAST #3 (WILDSTORM)
    SIMON DARK #8
    SUPERMAN #676
    TINY TITANS #4 (JOHNNY DC)
    TITANS #2
    THE UN-MEN #10 (VERTIGO)
    VERTIGO: FIRST CUT TP (VERTIGO)
    WELCOME TO TRANQUILITY VOL. 2 TP (WILDSTORM)
    WONDER WOMAN #20
    YOUNG LIARS #3 (VERTIGO)

    DC DIRECT
    NEW TEEN TITANS SERIES 2 BALANCED MASTER CASE ASSORTMENT
    NEW TEEN TITANS SERIES 2 BALANCED INNER CASE ASSORTMENT
    NEW TEEN TITANS SERIES 2: DEATHSTROKE ACTION FIGURE
    NEW TEEN TITANS SERIES 2: TERRA ACTION FIGURE
    NEW TEEN TITANS SERIES 2: ROBIN ACTION FIGURE
    NEW TEEN TITANS SERIES 2 WEIGHTED MASTER CASE ASSORTMENT
    NEW TEEN TITANS SERIES 2 WEIGHTED INNER CASE ASSORTMENT

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    ARRIVING IN STORES IN TWO WEEKS: RELEASE DATE - MAY 21, 2008

    BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #7
    BATMAN VS. TWO-FACE TP
    BIRDS OF PREY #118
    THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #13
    CASEY BLUE: BEYOND TOMORROW #1 (WILDSTORM)
    CATWOMAN #79
    CHECKMATE #26
    COUNTDOWN TO MYSTERY #8
    DC SPECIAL: CYBORG #1
    DC/WILDSTORM: DREAMWAR #2
    DOKKOIDA?! VOL. 2 (CMX)
    THE FLASH #240
    HELLBLAZER #244 (VERTIGO)
    JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #21
    JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #15
    JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #15 VARIANT EDITION
    JUSTICE VOL. 1 TP
    LOVELESS #24 (VERTIGO)
    THE PROGRAMME #11 (WILDSTORM)
    ROBIN #174
    SCALPED #17 (VERTIGO)
    SCOOBY-DOO #132 (JOHNNY DC)
    SHOWCASE PRESENTS: GREEN LANTERN VOL. 3 TP
    THE SPIRIT #17
    SUPER FRIENDS #3 (JOHNNY DC)
    SUPERMAN/BATMAN #48
    SUPERMAN: ESCAPE FROM BIZARRO WORLD HC
    SWAN VOL. 13 (CMX)
    TANGENT: SUPERMAN'S REIGN #3
    TWO FLOWERS FOR THE DRAGON VOL. 1 (CMX)
    VENUS IN LOVE VOL. 3 (CMX)
    WORLD OF WARCRAFT #7 (WILDSTORM)

    DC DIRECT:
    BIZARRO 13" DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE
    COMIC BOOK COVER PORTFOLIO #1: WOMEN OF THE DC UNIVERSE

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    SHIPPING CHANGES NOTE

    Please note new in-stores dates on trade paperbacks and CMX titles originally scheduled to arrive in stores in April and May, and hardcovers and Minx titles originally scheduled to arrive in stores April through June. This is due to adjustments being made in DC's manufacturing and production schedules. All of these titles will arrive in stores one week later than originally solicited, as noted below.

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

    DC COMICS SHIPPING CHANGES:
    05/28/08 - THE ALL NEW ATOM VOL. 3: THE HUNT FOR RAY PALMER TP - 05/21/08
    05/28/08 - ALL STAR SUPERMAN #11 - 05/14/08
    05/28/08 - BLACK ADAM: THE DARK AGE TP - 05/21/08
    05/28/08 - COUNTDOWN TO FINAL CRISIS VOL. 1 TP - 05/21/08
    05/28/08 - JACK KIRBY'S O.M.A.C.: ONE MAN ARMY CORPS HC - 05/21/08
    05/28/08 - SHADOWPACT #25 - 05/21/08
    05/28/08 - THE STARMAN OMNIBUS VOL. 1 HC - 05/21/08
    05/28/08 - SUPERMAN: WORLD OF KRYPTON TP - 05/21/08
    06/04/08 - ALL STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER #10 - 04/30/08
    06/04/08 - ALL STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER #10 VARIANT EDITION - 04/30/08
    06/04/08 - INFINITY INC. VOL. 1: LUTHOR'S MONSTERS TP - 05/28/08
    06/04/08 - LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES: 1,050 YEARS IN THE FUTURE TP - 05/28/08
    06/04/08 - SALVATION RUN #7 - 05/07/08
    06/04/08 - SALVATION RUN #7 VARIANT EDITION - 05/07/08
    06/04/08 - SEVEN SOLDIERS OF VICTORY ARCHIVES VOL. 3 HC - 05/28/08
    06/04/08 - SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE HAUNTED TANK VOL. 2 TP - 05/28/08
    06/04/08 - THE SPIRIT ARCHIVES VOL. 24 HC - 04/30/08
    06/04/08 - TEEN TITANS: YEAR ONE #5 - 05/28/08
    06/11/08 - JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: THE INJUSTICE LEAGUE HC - 06/04/08
    06/11/08 - THE QUESTION: THE FIVE BOOKS OF BLOOD HC - 06/04/08

    DC DIRECT SHIPPING CHANGES:
    06/04/08 - BATMAN VS. THE JOKER STATUE - 05/14/08

    AMERIC0A'S BEST COMICS (ABC) SHIPPING CHANGES:
    06/04/08 - TOM STRONG BOOK 6 TP - 05/28/08
    07/30/08 - THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN: BLACK DOSSIER - THE ABSOLUTE EDITION HC - 06/11/08

    CMX MANGA SHIPPING CHANGES:
    05/28/08 - APOTHECARIUS ARGENTUM VOL. 5 - 05/21/08
    05/28/08 - PALETTE OF 12 SECRET COLORS VOL. 3 - 05/21/08
    06/04/08 - KEY TO THE KINGDOM VOL. 4 - 05/28/08
    06/04/08 - ORFINA VOL. 3 - 05/28/08

    MINX SHIPPING CHANGES:
    06/11/08 - BURNOUT - 06/04/08

    VERTIGO SHIPPING CHANGES:
    05/28/08 - FABLES #73 - 05/14/08
    05/28/08 - LOVELESS VOL. 3: BLACKWATER FALLS TP - 05/21/08
    05/28/08 - NORTHLANDERS #6 - 05/07/08
    06/04/08 - ABSOLUTE SANDMAN VOL. 3 HC - 05/28/08
    06/04/08 - CROSSING MIDNIGHT #19 - 05/28/08
    06/04/08 - FABLES VOL. 10: THE GOOD PRINCE TP - 05/28/08
    06/18/08 - THE EXTERMINATORS #30 - 06/04/08
    06/18/08 - FABLES #74 - 06/11/08
    06/18/08 - JACK OF FABLES #23 - 05/28/08
    06/18/08 - THE UN-MEN #11 - 06/11/08
    07/16/08 - JACK OF FABLES #24 - 06/25/08

    WILDSTORM SHIPPING CHANGES:
    05/28/08 - HEROES SC - 05/21/08
     

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