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    July 15, 2008

    VERTIGO'S HOUSE OF MYSTERY #1 AND YOUNG LIARS #1 GO BACK TO PRESS IN LOW-PRICED FLIP BOOK

    HOUSE OF MYSTERY #1 and YOUNG LIARS #1, two new debut issues from Vertigo, have both sold out and are being sent back to press for a special, flip book. This 48-page flip book will reprint both stories and will arrive in stores with a cover price of just $2.99 U.S.

    "We're thrilled to see that two of our new monthly series are in such demand," says Karen Berger, Senior VP - Executive Editor, Vertigo. "Now you can get the first issue of two Vertigo staples for the price of one: the gritty crime fiction of YOUNG LIARS and HOUSE OF MYSTERY's modern horror."

    The HOUSE OF MYSTERY #1/YOUNG LIARS #1 Flip Book (MAY088310) has a Final Order Cutoff date of Thursday, July 17 and is scheduled to arrive in stores on August 6.

    The HOUSE OF MYSTERY side will feature the original cover art by Sam Weber with a recolored logo; the YOUNG LIARS side will feature the original cover art by David Lapham with the white frame recolored orange.

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

    Other issues of HOUSE OF MYSTERY are available as follows:

    . HOUSE OF MYSTERY #2 (APR080274) is available for reorder.

    . HOUSE OF MYSTERY #3 (MAY080268) is available for reorder, but please note that quantities are very limited.

    . HOUSE OF MYSTERY #4 (JUN080297) has a final order cutoff date of July 17 and is scheduled to arrive in stores on August 6.

    . HOUSE OF MYSTERY #5 (JUL080213) is solicited in the July Previews and is scheduled to arrive in stores on September 3.

    Other issues of YOUNG LIARS are available as follows:

    . YOUNG LIARS #2 (FEB080305) is available for reorder.

    . YOUNG LIARS #3 (MAR080239) is available for reorder.

    . YOUNG LIARS #4 (APR080283) is available for reorder.

    . YOUNG LIARS #5 (MAY080273) is available for reorder.

    . YOUNG LIARS #6 (JUN080307) has a final order cutoff date of July 24 and is scheduled to arrive in stores on August 13.

    . YOUNG LIARS #7 (JUL080226) is solicited in the July Previews and is scheduled to arrive in stores on September 10.

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    DC'S SUPERMAN NEON SIGN STILL AVAILABLE FOR REORDER

    Following last week's announcement that the BATMAN NEON SIGN was still available for reorder, DC Comics quickly sold out of this item. Now, DC Comics offers retailers an opportunity to order the Superman S-Shield Neon Sign (MAR060426), which will give them the chance to add a touch of Metropolis to their storefronts!

    Ideal for window displays, the neon sign measures 20" x 27" x 6", boasts the familiar shape of Superman's chest emblem and glows red when lit. Please Note: The sign is not intended for resale and is available only in the U.S. and Canada due to power system differences. Limit one per retail location, while supplies last.

    Perfect for drawing Super-fans into your shop, the eye-catching Superman S-Shield Neon Sign is available for order now. Please contact your Diamond Customer Service Representative to place your order today. Quantities are limited, so order yours today!

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    DC COMICS MAKES JLA BUILD-A-SCENE STATUES ORDER ADJUSTABLE

    Please note that due to changes in their instore dates, DC Comics is allowing retailers to adjust their orders on the three JLA BUILD-A-SCENE STATUES.

    Retailers have from July 16 through July 25 to make any adjustments to their orders.

    . JLA BUILD-A-SCENE STATUE: PART 1 (JAN080279) is scheduled to arrive in stores on September 17.

    . JLA BUILD-A-SCENE STATUE: PART 2 (FEB080318) is scheduled to arrive in stores on October 15.

    . JLA BUILD-A-SCENE STATUE: PART 3 (MAR080253) is scheduled to arrive in stores on November 12.

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    DC'S DIRECT SALES GROUP OUT OF OFFICE

    Please note that the DC Comics Direct Sales group will be out of the office from Monday, July 21, through Monday, July 28 for Comic-Con International: San Diego. They will be back in the office on Tuesday, July 29.

    Retailers wishing to place reorders during this period may contact their Diamond Customer Service Representative, or by email at reorders@....

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    BACK TO PRESS!

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

    BLUE BEETLE VOL. 3: REACH FOR THE STARS TP (NOV070224) (2nd printing) Now priced $14.99/$16.99 Can.
    DMZ VOL 2: BODY OF A JOURNALIST TP (NOV060292) (2nd printing) Now priced $12.99/$14.99 Can.
    DMZ VOL 3: PUBLIC WORKS TP (JUN070267) (2nd printing) Now priced $12.99/$14.99 Can.
    THE FLASH: BLOOD WILL RUN TP - NEW EDITION (NOV070236) (2nd printing) Now priced $17.99/$21.99 Can.
    THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN VOL. 1 TP (JUL068290) (10th printing) Now priced $14.99/$16.99 Can.

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    BACK IN STOCK!

    The following title is back in stock and available for order:

    BATMAN: THE MAN WHO LAUGHS HC (SEP070214)

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    ITEMS ON FINAL ORDER CUT-OFF THIS WEEK

    The following hot projects are on Final Order Cut-off this week. Be sure you've got enough copies of each - check your orders and process any changes before Thursday, July 17. Retailers may access the DC FOC page at the Diamond website by going to https://retailer.diamondcomics.com/main/MyAccount.

    08/06/2008 - ARMY @ LOVE: THE ART OF WAR #1 (VERTIGO) $2.99
    08/06/2008 - THE AUTHORITY #1 (WILDSTORM) $2.99
    08/06/2008 - BATMAN #679 $2.99
    08/06/2008 - BATMAN #679 VARIANT EDITION $2.99
    08/06/2008 - BILLY BATSON AND THE MAGIC OF SHAZAM #2 (JOHNNY DC) $2.25
    08/06/2008 - EX MACHINA #38 (WILDSTORM) $2.99
    08/06/2008 - FINAL CRISIS #1: DIRECTOR'S CUT SPECIAL $4.99
    08/06/2008 - FINAL CRISIS #3 $3.99
    08/06/2008 - HAWKMAN SPECIAL #1 $3.50
    08/06/2008 - HELLBLAZER PRESENTS: CHAS - THE KNOWLEDGE #2 (VERTIGO) $2.99
    08/06/2008 - HOUSE OF MYSTERY #4 (VERTIGO) $2.99
    08/06/2008 - HOUSE OF MYSTERY #1/ YOUNG LIARS #1 FLIP BOOK (VERTIGO) $2.99
    08/06/2008 - INFINITY INC. #12 $2.99
    08/06/2008 - JACK OF FABLES #24 (VERTIGO) $2.99
    08/06/2008 - JONAH HEX #34 $2.99
    08/06/2008 - LOONEY TUNES #165 (JOHNNY DC) $2.25
    08/06/2008 - MANHUNTER #33 $2.99
    08/06/2008 - NIGHTWING #147 $2.99
    08/06/2008 - ROBIN #176 $2.99
    08/06/2008 - STORMING PARADISE #2 (WILDSTORM) $2.99
    08/06/2008 - SUPERGIRL #32 $2.99
    08/06/2008 - TOR #4 $2.99
    08/06/2008 - TRINITY #10 $2.99
    08/06/2008 - THE VINYL UNDERGROUND #11 (VERTIGO) $2.99
    08/06/2008 - WAR THAT TIME FORGOT #4 $2.99
    08/13/2008 - DETECTIVE COMICS #847 $2.99
    08/27/2008 - DR. FATE: COUNTDOWN TO MYSTERY TP $17.99
    08/27/2008 - HELLBLAZER: THE LAUGHING MAGICIAN TP (VERTIGO) $14.99
    08/27/2008 - INVASION TP $24.99
    08/27/2008 - SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN VOL. 4 TP $16.99
    09/03/2008 - FREDDY VS. JASON VS. ASH TP (WILDSTORM) $17.99

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    RETURNABLE ITEMS*

    07/18/08 - B - BLUE BEETLE #27
    07/18/08 - K - HOUSE OF MYSTERY #1
    07/25/08 - B - COUNTDOWN TO FINAL CRISIS 2
    07/25/08 - B - SUPERGIRL #30
    08/01/08 - A - SALVATION RUN #7
    08/01/08 - A - SALVATION RUN #7 VARIANT EDITION

    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 - JULY 23, 2008

    AMBUSH BUG: YEAR NONE #1
    AMBUSH BUG: YEAR NONE #1 VARIANT EDITION
    ARMY @ LOVE VOL. 2: GENERATION PWNED TP (VERTIGO)
    THE AUTHORITY: PRIME TP (WILDSTORM)
    BATMAN #676 (3RD PRINT)
    BATMAN: GOTHAM AFTER MIDNITE #3
    BRAVE AND THE BOLD #15
    COUNTDOWN TO ADVENTURE TP
    DIANA PRINCE: WONDER WOMAN VOL. 2 TP
    DMZ #33 (VERTIGO)
    THE EXTERMINATORS #30 (VERTIGO)
    GON VOL. 5 (CMX)
    GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY: ROAD TO THE ALTAR TP
    GREEN LANTERN CORPS #26
    THE JOKER'S ASYLUM: SCARECROW #1
    JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #23
    KIICHI AND THE MAGIC BOOKS VOL. 2 (CMX)
    LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #44
    LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #44 VARIANT EDITION
    MAD MAGAZINE #492
    MADAME XANADU #2 (VERTIGO)
    MADAME XANADU #2 VARIANT EDITION (VERTIGO)
    NUMBER OF THE BEAST #8 (WILDSTORM)
    ROBIN #175
    SCOOBY-DOO #134 (JOHNNY DC)
    THE SECRET HISTORY THE AUTHORITY: HAWKSMOOR #5 (WILDSTORM)
    TWO-FACE YEAR ONE #1
    SEVEN SOLDIERS OF VICTORY ARCHIVES VOL. 3 HC
    THE SPIRIT #19
    SUPER FRIENDS #5 (JOHNNY DC)
    SUPERMAN #678
    SUPERNATURAL: RISING SON #4 (WILDSTORM)
    TRINITY #8
    THE X-FILES SPECIAL #0 (WILDSTORM)
    THE X-FILES SPECIAL #0 VARIANT EDITION (WILDSTORM)

    DC DIRECT:
    ELSEWORLDS RED SON BOX SET

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    ARRIVING IN STORES IN TWO WEEKS: RELEASE DATE - JULY 30, 2008

    ALL STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER #10
    ALL STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER #10 VARIANT EDITION
    BATMAN #677 (2ND PRINT)
    BATMAN: DEATH MASK #4
    BATMAN: GOING SANE TP
    BLUE BEETLE #29
    CARTOON NETWORK BLOCK PARTY #47 (JOHNNY DC)
    CATWOMAN #81
    DC SPECIAL: CYBORG #3
    DOOM PATROL ARCHIVES VOL. 5 HC
    GREEN LANTERN #33
    HUNTRESS: YEAR ONE #6
    THE JOKER'S ASYLUM: TWO-FACE #1
    JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA ANNUAL #1
    NEW DYNAMIX #5 (WILDSTORM)
    NORTHLANDERS #8 (VERTIGO)
    REIGN IN HELL #1
    REIGN IN HELL #1 VARIANT EDITION
    SUPERMAN/BATMAN #50
    SUPERMAN/BATMAN #50 VARIANT EDITION
    TEEN TITANS #61
    TRINITY #9
    THE UN-MEN #12 (VERTIGO)
    WILDCATS #1 (WILDSTORM)

    DC DIRECT:
    AME-COMI: CHEETAH VINYL FIGURE
    AME-COMI: WONDER WOMAN VINYL FIGURE
    JLA TROPHY ROOM: THE JOKER CANE PROP REPLICA

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    SHIPPING CHANGES NOTE

    Please note new in-stores dates on trade paperbacks and hardcovers as well as CMX and MINX titles originally scheduled to arrive in stores from August through October. 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:
    08/06/08 - BATMAN #679 - 07/23/08
    08/06/08 - BATMAN #679 VARIANT EDITION - 07/23/08
    08/06/08 - COUNTDOWN: ARENA TP - 07/30/08
    08/06/08 - FINAL CRISIS #3 - 07/30/08
    08/06/08 - THE FLASH: THE WILD WESTS HC - 07/30/08
    08/06/08 - SHOWCASE PRESENTS: HOUSE OF SECRETS VOL. 1 TP - 07/30/08
    08/06/08 - ROBIN #176 - 07/16/08
    08/13/08 - DETECTIVE COMICS #847 - 08/06/08
    08/13/08 - JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL VOL. 2 HC - 08/06/08
    08/13/08 - MILLENNIUM TP - 08/06/08
    08/13/08 - SIMON DARK: WHAT SIMON DOES TP - 08/06/08
    08/13/08 - SUPERGIRL: BEYOND GOOD AND EVIL TP - 08/06/08
    08/13/08 - TEEN TITANS: YEAR ONE #6 - 06/25/08
    08/13/08 - TITANS #4 - 07/09/08
    08/20/08 - ALL STAR SUPERMAN #12 - 08/06/08
    08/20/08 - RANN/THANAGAR: HOLY WAR #4 - 08/06/08
    08/20/08 - SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE ATOM VOL. 2 TP - 08/13/08
    08/20/08 - SUPERMAN CHRONICLES VOL. 5 TP - 08/13/08
    08/27/08 - TWO-FACE YEAR ONE #2 - 08/13/08

    DC DIRECT SHIPPING CHANGES:
    09/17/08 - JLA BUILD-A-SCENE STATUE: PART 1 - 08/13/08
    10/15/08 - JLA BUILD-A-SCENE STATUE: PART 2 - 09/17/08
    11/12/08 - JLA BUILD-A-SCENE STATUE: PART 3 - 10/08/08

    AMERIC0A'S BEST COMICS (ABC) SHIPPING CHANGES:
    08/13/08 - THE LEAGUE OF EXTARORDINARY GENTLEMEN: BLACK DOSSIER - THE ABSOLUTE EDITION HC - 06/11/08

    CMX MANGA SHIPPING CHANGES:
    08/06/08 - TENJHO TENGE VOL. 17 (CMX) - 07/30/08
    08/13/08 - KING OF CARDS VOL. 5 (CMX) - 08/06/08
    08/13/08 - TWO FLOWERS FOR THE DRAGON VOL. 2 - 08/06/08
    08/13/08 - DOKKOIDA VOL. 3 (CMX) - 08/13/08
    08/13/08 - SWAN VOL. 14 (CMX) - 08/13/08
    08/20/08 - VENUS IN LOVE VOL. 4 - 08/13/08

    VERTIGO SHIPPING CHANGES:
    08/06/08 - DMZ VOL. 5: THE HIDDEN WAR TP - 07/30/08
    08/06/08 - JACK OF FABLES #24 - 06/25/08
    08/13/08 - FABLES #75 - 07/16/08
    08/13/08 - TESTAMENT VOL. 4: EXODUS TP - 08/6/08
    08/20/08 - DMZ #34 - 08/13/08
    08/20/08 - THE SANDMAN PRESENTS: DEAD BOY DETECTIVES TP - 08/13/08
    08/27/08 - JACK OF FABLES #25 - 07/30/08
    09/24/08 - JACK OF FABLES #26 - 08/27/08

    WILDSTORM SHIPPING CHANGES:
    08/06/08 - EX MACHINA #38 - 07/16/08
    08/06/08 - WORLD OF WARCRAFT VOL. 1 HC - 07/23/08
    08/13/08 - DEATHBLOW ...AND THEN YOU LIVE TP - 08/06/08
    08/20/08 - MIDNIGHTER VOL. 2: ANTHEM TP - 08/13/08
     
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    DC Comics Direct Channel Special

    July 21, 2008

    SOLD OUT FINAL CRISIS: REQUIEM #1 AND ROGUES’ REVENGE #1 GO BACK TO PRESS FOR NEW, SECOND PRINTINGS

    Two new FINAL CRISIS tie-in issues — FINAL CRISIS: REQUIEM and FINAL CRISIS: ROGUES’ REVENGE #1 — are going back to press for new, second printings after quick sellouts at DC Comics.

    FINAL CRISIS: REQUIEM Second Printing (MAY088350) features a recolored version of the issue’s cover by Doug Mahnke, and is scheduled to arrive in stores on August 13.

    FINAL CRISIS: ROGUES’ REVENGE #1 Second Printing (MAY088351) features a recolored version of the issue’s cover by Scott Kolins, and is scheduled to arrive in stores on August 13.

    Both these issues have a final order cutoff date of July 24. Retailers may order these items by contacting their Diamond Customer Service Representative or DC Sales Representative, or by email at reorders@diamondcomics.com .

    Upcoming issues of FINAL CRISIS: ROGUES’ REVENGE are available as follows:

    * FINAL CRISIS: ROGUES’ REVENGE #2 (JUN080184) is on final order cutoff on July 30 and is scheduled to arrive in stores on August 20.

    * FINAL CRISIS: ROGUES’ REVENGE #3 (JUL080109) is solicited in the July Previews and is scheduled to arrive in store on September 17.

    Other FINAL CRISIS issues are available as follows:

    * FINAL CRISIS #1 (MAR080124) is available for reorder.

    * FINAL CRISIS #2 (APR080166) is available for reorder.

    * FINAL CRISIS #3 (MAY080145) is available for advance reorder and is scheduled to arrive in stores on August 6.

    * FINAL CRISIS #1: DIRECTOR’S CUT SPECIAL (JUN080183) is available for advance reorder and is scheduled to arrive in stores on August 6.

    * FINAL CRISIS #4 (JUL080107) is solicited in the July Previews and is scheduled to arrive in stores on September 17.

    * FINAL CRISIS: REVELATIONS #1 (JUN080179) is on final order cutoff on July 24 and is scheduled to arrive in stores on August 13.

    * FINAL CRISIS: REVELATIONS #2 (JUL080108) is solicited in the July Previews and is scheduled to arrive in stores on September 10.

    * FINAL CRISIS: LEGION OF THREE WORLDS #1 (JUN080180) is on final order cutoff on July 31 and is scheduled to arrive in stores on August 20.

    * FINAL CRISIS: LEGION OF THREE WORLDS #2 (JUL080110) is solicited in the July Previews and is scheduled to arrive in stores on September 17.

    * FINAL CRISIS: SUPERMAN BEYOND #1 (JUN080182) is on final order cutoff on July 24 and is scheduled to arrive in stores on August 27
     

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