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    August 12, 2008

    ON FINAL ORDER CUTOFF THIS WEEK: WATCHMEN HC AND WATCHMEN: THE ABSOLUTE EDITION HC NEW PRINTING

    Retailers: Don't miss out - both the new WATCHMEN HC and the WATCHMEN: THE ABSOLUTE EDITION HC NEW PRINTING are on final order cutoff this Thursday, August 14!

    The WATCHMEN HC (JUL080172) features a new cover by artist Dave Gibbons, the high-quality, recolored pages found in WATCHMEN: THE ABSOLUTE EDITION and select bonus sketch material.

    The WATCHMEN: THE ABSOLUTE EDITION HC FOURTH PRINTING (JUL080174) features the original 12-issue epic, plus samples of Alan Moore's WATCHMEN scripts, the WATCHMEN proposal, Dave Gibbons' concept art, cover roughs and more.

    Both are scheduled to arrive in stores on November 12.

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    DC COMICS ANNOUNCES CREATIVE TEAM FOR FRINGE #1

    FRINGE #1, the first issue of the 6-part miniseries based on the new TV series from J.J. Abrams, Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, will feature stories written by Zack Whedon, Julia Cho, Alex Katsnelson, Danielle DiSpaltro with art by Tom Mandrake and Simon Coleby.

    FRINGE #1 (JUL080196) is scheduled to arrive in stores on September 3 and has a final order cutoff date of August 14.

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    AIR ORDERING INCENTIVE CONTINUES WITH ISSUE #3

    DC Comics continues its ordering incentive for the new Vertigo series AIR with issue #3 (AUG080221). Qualifying retailers may make full returns on this issue at a date to be named later.

    In this issue, written by G. Willow Wilson with art and cover by M.K. Perker, Blythe has traveled across the globe in search of the man she loves - a man who also might be a terrorist. Now, she's a prisoner in Narimar, a country that doesn't exist on any maps, and to survive, she'll need to become a key player in its civil war or wind up a casualty of it. Continuing the series from the acclaimed team of writer G. Willow Wilson and artist M.K. Perker.

    Retailers may qualify for this offer as follows:

    DC Comics Retailer Discount Minimum Qualifying order

    35% 2 copies
    50% 5 copies
    53% 8 copies
    55% 10 copies
    56% 15 copies
    57% 20 copies

    For example, a retailer with a 50% DC Comics discount must order a minimum of 5 copies of AIR #3 to qualify for full returnability.

    The offer is valid through the Final Order Cutoff date of September 25, only in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. DC will announce the return window for this issue at a later date.

    AIR #3 is solicited in the August Previews and is scheduled to arrive in stores on October 15.

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    DC DIRECT SETS NEW INSTORE DATE FOR THE JLA TROPHY ROOM: THE JOKER CANE PROP REPLICA

    Please note that the JLA TROPHY ROOM: THE JOKER CANE PROP REPLICA (DEC070317) has a new instore date of October 29. This item is on final order cutoff on Thursday, August 21.

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    DC COMICS TO RESOLICIT FIVE TITLES

    Orders for the following items are cancelled; these four will be resolicited in the September Previews:

    . ALL-STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER #11 (APR080186)
    . EX MACHINA #39 (JUN080278)
    . GREEN LANTERN #36 (AUG080167)
    . MOON CHILD VOL. 12 (JUN080312)

    Orders for the following item are cancelled; this one will be resolicited at a date to be named later:

    . ALL-STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER #12 (JUL080198)

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    FAMILY DYNAMIC TO RUN THREE ISSUES

    The miniseries FAMILY DYNAMIC, originally solicited as a 6-issue miniseries, now will run three issues instead.

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    BACK TO PRESS!

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

    JSA VOL. 1: JUSTICE BE DONE TP (JAN058147) (4th printing) Now priced $17.99/$21.99 Can.
    SEVEN SOLDIERS OF VICTORY VOL. 2 TP (JAN060329) (2nd printing) Now priced $14.99/$16.99 Can.
    SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL VOL. 1 TP (JUL058226) (7th printing) Now priced $14.99/$16.99 Can.
    WATCHMEN TP (FEB058406) (20th printing) Now priced $19.99/ 22.99 Can.

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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, August 14. Retailers may access the DC FOC page at the Diamond website by going to https://retailer.diamondcomics.com/main/MyAccount.

    09/03/2008 - ACTION COMICS #866 (2ND PRINT) $2.99
    09/03/2008 - ADAM STRANGE SPECIAL #1 $3.50
    09/03/2008 - ALL STAR SUPERMAN #12 $2.99
    09/03/2008 - ARMY @ LOVE: THE ART OF WAR #2 (VERTIGO) $2.99
    09/03/2008 - THE AUTHORITY #2 (WILDSTORM) $2.99
    09/03/2008 - THE BATMAN STRIKES! #49 (JOHNNY DC) $2.25
    09/03/2008 - BILLY BATSON AND THE MAGIC OF SHAZAM #2 (JOHNNY DC) $2.25
    09/03/2008 - DETECTIVE COMICS #848 $2.99
    09/03/2008 - EL DIABLO #1 $2.99
    09/03/2008 - FABLES #75 (VERTIGO) $4.99
    09/03/2008 - FRINGE #1 (WILDSTORM) $2.99
    09/03/2008 - HELLBLAZER PRESENTS: CHAS - THE KNOWLEDGE #3 (VERTIGO) $2.99
    09/03/2008 - HOUSE OF MYSTERY #5 (VERTIGO) $2.99
    09/03/2008 - JONAH HEX #35 $2.99
    09/03/2008 - LOONEY TUNES #166 (JOHNNY DC) $2.25
    09/03/2008 - MANHUNTER #34 $2.99
    09/03/2008 - NIGHTWING #148 $2.99
    09/03/2008 - SECRET SIX #1 $2.99
    09/03/2008 - STORMING PARADISE #3 (WILDSTORM) $2.99
    09/03/2008 - SUPERGIRL #33 $2.99
    09/03/2008 - TITANS #4 $2.99
    09/03/2008 - TOR #5 $2.99
    09/03/2008 - TRINITY #14 $2.99
    09/03/2008 - VINYL UNDERGROUND #12 (VERTIGO) $2.99
    09/03/2008 - WAR THAT TIME FORGOT #5 $2.99
    10/01/2008 - BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS VOL 1: THE CHRYSALIS TP $14.99
    10/01/2008 - BATMAN BLACK & WHITE VOL. 2 TP - NEW EDITION $19.99
    10/01/2008 - BIRDS OF PREY: METROPOLIS OR DUST TP $17.99
    10/01/2008 - DC COMICS GOES APE TP $19.99
    10/01/2008 - SCALPED VOL. 3: DEAD MOTHERS TP (VERTIGO) $17.99
    10/01/2008 - SHOWCASE PRESENTS: BLACKHAWK VOL. 1 TP
    11/12/2008 - WATCHMEN HC $39.99
    11/12/2008 - WATCHMEN: THE ABSOLUTE EDITION HC - NEW PRINTING $75.00

    DC DIRECT:
    12/17/2008 - THE JOKER POKER SET $99.99

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    RETURNABLE ITEMS*

    08/15/2008 - A - CROSSING MIDNIGHT #19
    08/15/2008 - A - JACK OF FABLES #23
    08/22/2008 - B - INFINITY INC. #11
    08/22/2008 - B - SUPERGIRL #31

    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 - AUGUST 20, 2008

    AIR #1 (VERTIGO)
    BATGIRL #2
    BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #10
    BIRDS OF PREY #121
    BRAVE AND THE BOLD #16
    CARTOON NETWORK ACTION PACK #28 (JOHNNY DC)
    CASEY BLUE: BEYOND TOMORROW #4 (WILDSTORM)
    DC SPECIAL: CYBORG #4
    DC/WILDSTORM: DREAMWAR #5 (WILDSTORM)
    FINAL CRISIS: LEGION OF THREE WORLDS #1
    THE FLASH #243
    JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #24
    MAD KIDS #12
    MIDNIGHTER VOL. 2: ANTHEM TP (WILDSTORM)
    RANN/THANAGAR: HOLY WAR #4
    ROBIN #177
    THE SANDMAN PRESENTS: DEAD BOY DETECTIVES TP (VERTIGO)
    SCALPED #20 (VERTIGO)
    SCOOBY-DOO #135 (JOHNNY DC)
    SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE ATOM VOL. 2 TP
    THE SPIRIT #20
    STORMWATCH PHD #13 (WILDSTORM)
    SUPER FRIENDS #6 (JOHNNY DC)
    SUPERMAN CHRONICLES VOL. 5 TP
    SUPERMAN/BATMAN #51
    SWAN VOL. 14 (CMX)
    TANGENT: SUPERMAN'S REIGN #6
    TRINITY #12
    WORLD OF WARCRAFT #10 (WILDSTORM)

    DC DIRECT:
    JUSTICE SERIES 8 BALANCED MASTER CASE ASSORTMENT
    JUSTICE SERIES 8 BALANCED INNER CASE ASSORTMENT
    JUSTICE SERIES 8 WEIGHTED MASTER CASE ASSORTMENT
    JUSTICE SERIES 8 WEIGHTED INNER CASE ASSORTMENT
    JUSTICE SERIES 8: SUPERGIRL ACTION FIGURE
    JUSTICE SERIES 8: BATGIRL ACTION FIGURE
    JUSTICE SERIES 8: TOYMAN ACTION FIGURE
    JUSTICE SERIES 8: CAPTAIN COLD ACTION FIGURE

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    ARRIVING IN STORES IN TWO WEEKS: RELEASE DATE - AUGUST 27, 2008

    ALL STAR SUPERMAN VOL. 1 TP
    AMBUSH BUG YEAR NONE #2
    AMERICA'S BEST COMICS PRIMER TP (ABC)
    APOTHECARIUS ARGENTUM VOL. 6 (CMX)
    BATMAN: GOTHAM AFTER MIDNITE #4
    BLUE BEETLE #30
    BRAVE AND THE BOLD VOL. 2: THE BOOK OF DESTINY HC
    CARTOON NETWORK BLOCK PARTY #48 (JOHNNY DC)
    CATWOMAN #82
    COUNTDOWN PRESENTS: LORD HAVOK AND THE EXTREMISTS TP
    CRAYON SHINCHAN VOL. 4 (CMX)
    DC UNIVERSE: LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT #1
    DEATH OF THE NEW GODS HC
    DMZ #34 (VERTIGO)
    DOKKOIDA VOL. 3 (CMX)
    DR. FATE: COUNTDOWN TO MYSTERY TP
    FAMILY DYNAMIC #1 (JOHNNY DC)
    FINAL CRISIS: ROGUES' REVENGE #2
    FINAL CRISIS: SUPERMAN BEYOND #1
    HELLBLAZER: THE LAUGHING MAGICIAN TP (VERTIGO)
    INVASION TP
    JACK OF FABLES #25 (VERTIGO)
    JLA VOL. 1 DELUXE EDITION HC
    JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #18
    JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #18 VARIANT EDITION
    LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #45
    THE LOST BOYS: REIGN OF FROGS #4 (WILDSTORM)
    MADAME XANADU #3 (VERTIGO)
    METAL MEN HC
    NORTHLANDERS #9 (VERTIGO)
    REIGN IN HELL #2
    SECRET HISTORY OF THE AUTHORITY: HAWKSMOOR #6 (WILDSTORM)
    SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN VOL. 4 TP
    SUICIDE SQUAD: FROM THE ASHES TP
    SUPERMAN #679
    SUPERNATURAL: RISING SON #5 (WILDSTORM)
    TEEN TITANS #62
    TEEN TITANS: YEAR ONE #6
    TRINITY #13
    VENUS IN LOVE VOL. 4 (CMX)
    WILDCATS #2 (WILDSTORM)

    DC DIRECT:
    BATMAN BLACK & WHITE STATUE BY GEORGE PEREZ
    GREEN LANTERN VS. SINESTRO BOOKENDS

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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:
    09/03/2008 - ALL STAR SUPERMAN #12 - 08/06/2008
    09/03/2008 - BILLY BATSON AND THE MAGIC OF SHAZAM #2 - 08/06/2008
    09/03/2008 - DEATH OF THE NEW GODS HC APR080229 9/3/08 8/27/08
    09/03/2008 - DR. FATE: COUNTDOWN TO MYSTERY TP - 08/27/2008
    09/03/2008 - GREEN LANTERN #34 - 08/27/2008
    09/03/2008 - INVASION TP - 08/27/2008
    09/03/2008 - SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN VOL. 4 TP - 08/27/2008
    09/03/2008 - TITANS #4 - 07/09/2008
    09/10/2008 - ALL STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER #10 - 04/30/2008
    09/10/2008 - ALL STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER #10 VARIANT EDITION - 04/30/2008
    09/10/2008 - BATMAN: THE BLACK GLOVE HC - 09/03/2008
    09/10/2008 - GOTHAM CENTRAL VOL. 1: IN THE LINE OF FIRE HC - 09/03/2008
    09/17/2008 - JSA PRESENTS: GREEN LANTERN TP - 09/10/2008
    09/17/2008 - JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA VOL 1: THE TORNADO'S PATH TP - 09/10/2008
    09/17/2008 - KINGDOM COME TP - NEW EDITION - 09/10/2008
    09/17/2008 - THE SPIRIT VOL. 2 HC - 09/10/2008
    09/17/2008 - SUPERMAN: KRYPTONITE HC - 09/10/2008
    09/17/2008 - TITANS #5 - 09/10/2008
    09/17/2008 - UNCLE SAM AND THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS: BRAVE NEW WORLD TP - 09/10/2008
    09/24/2008 - BATMAN #680 - 08/27/2008
    09/24/2008 - BATMAN #680 VARIANT EDITION - 08/27/2008
    09/24/2008 - TWO-FACE YEAR ONE #2 - 08/13/2008
    10/15/2008 - THE SPIRIT ARCHIVES VOL. 25 HC - 08/27/2008

    DC DIRECT SHIPPING CHANGES:
    09/17/2008 - JLA BUILD-A-SCENE STATUE: PART 1 - 08/13/2008
    10/15/2008 - JLA BUILD-A-SCENE STATUE: PART 2 - 09/17/2008
    10/29/2008 - JLA TROPHY ROOM: THE JOKER CANE PROP REPLICA - 07/30/2008
    11/12/2008 - JLA BUILD-A-SCENE STATUE: PART 3 - 010/8/2008
    11/26/2008 - THE JOKER POKER SET - 08/27/2008

    CMX MANGA SHIPPING CHANGES:
    09/03/2008 - CRAYON SHINCHAN VOL. 4 - 08/27/2008
    09/03/2008 - KING OF CARDS VOL. 5 - 08/13/2008
    09/10/2008 - GO GO HEAVEN!! VOL. 7 - 09/03/2008
    09/10/2008 - KEY TO THE KINGDOM VOL. 5 - 08/27/2008
    09/10/2008 - PALETTE OF 12 SECRET COLORS VOL. 4 - 08/20/2008
    09/17/2008 - ORFINA VOL. 4 - 08/27/08

    MINX SHIPPING CHANGES:
    09/17/2008 - JANES IN LOVE - 09/10/2008

    VERTIGO SHIPPING CHANGES:
    09/03/2008 - FABLES #75 - 07/16/2008
    09/03/2008 - HELLBLAZER: THE LAUGHING MAGICIAN TP - 08/27/2008
    09/03/2008 - THE UN-MEN #13 - 08/27/2008
    09/10/2008 - HELLBLAZER #247 - 08/20/2008
    09/17/2008 - LOVELESS VOL 3: BLACKWATER FALLS TP - 09/10/08
    09/24/2008 - FABLES #76 - 09/10/2008
    09/24/2008 - JACK OF FABLES #26 - 08/27/2008

    WILDSTORM SHIPPING CHANGES:
    09/03/2008 - FRINGE #1 - 08/27/2008
    09/10/2008 - EX MACHINA #38 - 07/16/2008
    09/10/2008 - FREDDY VS JASON VS ASH TP - 09/03/2008
     

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