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    December 9, 2008

    DC COMICS UNVEILS "ORIGINS AND OMENS" IN FEBRUARY, ADVENTURE COMICS #0 PRICED AT JUST $1.00

    This February, nineteen core titles from the DC Universe will feature "Origins and Omens" backup stories. "Origins and Omens" lays the groundwork for the upcoming GREEN LANTERN: BLACKEST NIGHT miniseries and more in 2009.

    These "Origins and Omens" issues are solicited in the December Previews and are scheduled to arrive in stores in February. DC Comics will announce the full lineup of writers and artists contributing to these stories soon.

    Watch for "Origins and Omens" stories in these issues:

    . ACTION COMICS #874 (DEC080116)
    . ADVENTURE COMICS #0 - Specially priced at just $1.00! (DEC080117)
    . BIRDS OF PREY #127 (DEC080120)
    . BOOSTER GOLD #17 (DEC080121)
    . GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY #17 (DEC080124)
    . GREEN LANTERN #38 (NOV080161)
    . GREEN LANTERN CORPS #33 (DEC080127)
    . JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #30 (DEC080132)
    . JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #24 (DEC080133; Variant Edition:
    DEC080134)
    . NIGHTWING #153 (DEC080113)
    . OUTSIDERS #15 (DEC080115)
    . ROBIN #183 (DEC080114)
    . SECRET SIX #6 (DEC080139)
    . SUPERGIRL #38 (DEC08018)
    . SUPERMAN #685 (DEC080109)
    . TEEN TITANS #68 (DEC080144)
    . TITANS #10 (DEC080143)
    . VIGILANTE #3 (DEC080148)
    . WONDER WOMAN #29 (DEC080150)

    Also this month, watch for ADVENTURE COMICS #0, reprinting one of the cornerstone stories of the DCU with a special price of just $1.00 and featuring its own all-new "Origins and Omens" tale! To celebrate the upcoming ADVENTURE COMICS #1, this issue reprints a Silver Age classic from the title's prior volume - ADVENTURE COMICS #247, the first appearance of The Legion of Super-Heroes! ADVENTURE COMICS #0 also features a new cover by Aaron Lopresti that's an homage to the original.

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    WATCHMEN: THE ABSOLUTE EDITION HC NOW IN STOCK

    Don't forget - WATCHMEN: THE ABSOLUTE EDITION HC (JUL080174) is now back in stock at Diamond. Place your reorders today!

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    ALL-STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER ISSUES TO BE RESOLICITED

    Orders for ALL-STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER #11 (SEP080124; variant edition: SEP080125) and #12 (OCT080120; variant edition: OCT080121) are canceled. These issues will be resolicited at a later date.

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    BATMAN #682 PRINTING CLARIFICATION

    Due to an error, the indicia for BATMAN #682 Standard and Variant Editions reads that these are second printings. These actually are first printings.

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    PRICING CORRRECTION ON SUPERMAN TRINITY POSTER 6-POSTER PREPACK

    Please note that the price for the SUPERMAN TRINITY POSTER 6 POSTER PREPACK (OCT080252) was listed incorrectly in the October Previews Order Form. The correct price is $39.99 U.S.

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    SOLD OUT!

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

    ABSOLUTE BATMAN HUSH OVERSIZED HC (MAY050191)
    BATMAN: BATMAN AND SON HC (APR070165)
    BATMAN: BLACK & WHITE STATUE NEAL ADAMS (DEC070328)
    THE FLASH: DEAD HEAT TP (STAR11396)
    THE FLASH: IGNITION TP (DEC040259)
    HELLBLAZER #189 POSTER (MAR060417)
    INFINITE CRISIS SERIES 1: ALEXANDER LUTHOR ACTION FIGURE (FEB060347)
    JLA VOL 15: THE TENTH CIRCLE TP (SEP040332)
    MERCY (STAR01053)
    PLASTIC MAN VOL. 2: RUBBER BANDITS TP (OCT050265)
    ROBIN 13" DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE (JUL070319)
    THE SPIRIT VOL. 1 HC (JUN070218)
    SUPERGIRL: IDENTITY TP (AUG070279)
    SUPERMAN/BATMAN: WORLD'S FINEST BOOKENDS (DEC060312)
    WORLD OF WARCRAFT: ILLIDAN STORMRAGE DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE (MAY070269)
    WORLD OF WARCRAFT: ILLIDAN STORMRAGE MASTER CASE ASST (MAY070270)

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    LAST CHANCE SALE!

    BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #21
    THE BATMAN STRIKES! #49
    BIRDS OF PREY #122
    BOOSTER GOLD #12
    BRAVE AND THE BOLD #15
    BRAVE AND THE BOLD #16
    BRAVE AND THE BOLD #17
    CARTOON NETWORK ACTION PACK #29
    CASEY BLUE: BEYOND TOMORROW #5
    CHECKMATE #30
    DC SPECIAL: CYBORG #5
    DC UNIVERSE: DECISIONS #2
    DC UNIVERSE: DECISIONS #3
    DC UNIVERSE: DECISIONS #4
    DC/WILDSTORM: DREAMWAR #6
    FABLES #70
    FABLES #71
    FABLES #74
    FABLES #75
    THE FLASH #244
    GEN13 #21
    GEN13 #22
    GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY #12
    GREEN LANTERN CORPS #28
    HELLBLAZER #246
    HELLBLAZER #247
    JONAH HEX #33
    JONAH HEX #35
    LEGION OF SUPER HEROES IN THE 31ST CENTURY #18
    LOONEY TUNES #166
    MAD CLASSICS #23
    MAD MAGAZINE #494
    MANHUNTER #31
    MANHUNTER #32
    MANHUNTER #33
    MANHUNTER #34
    ROBIN #178
    SIMON DARK #12
    THE SPIRIT #21
    STORMWATCH PHD #14
    SUPER FRIENDS #7
    SUPERGIRL #33
    THE UN-MEN #13
    THE VINYL UNDERGROUND #12
    WAR THAT TIME FORGOT #5

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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 by Thursday, December 11. Retailers may access the DC FOC page at the Diamond website by going to https://retailer.diamondcomics.com/main/MyAccount.

    IMPORTANT: Retailers, please note that this week's Final Order Cut-off list includes two weeks worth of items.

    12/24/2008 - V FOR VENDETTA TP - NEW EDITION (VERTIGO) $19.99
    12/31/2008 - JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #28 $2.99
    01/07/2009 - ARMY @ LOVE: THE ART OF WAR #6 (VERTIGO) $2.99
    01/07/2009 - THE AUTHORITY #6 (WILDSTORM) $2.99
    01/07/2009 - BLACK LIGHTNING: YEAR ONE #1 $2.99
    01/07/2009 - DETECTIVE COMICS #852 $2.99
    01/07/2009 - EL DIABLO #5 $2.99
    01/07/2009 - FACES OF EVIL: GRUNDY #1 $2.99
    01/07/2009 - HAUNTED TANK #2 (VERTIGO) $2.99
    01/07/2009 - HOUSE OF MYSTERY #9 (VERTIGO) $2.99
    01/07/2009 - JONAH HEX #39 $2.99
    01/07/2009 - LOONEY TUNES #170 (JOHNNY DC) $2.50
    01/07/2009 - MIRROR'S EDGE #3 (WILDSTORM) $3.99
    01/07/2009 - RESISTANCE #1 (WILDSTORM) $3.99
    01/07/2009 - SANDMAN: THE DREAM HUNTERS #3 (VERTIGO) $2.99
    01/07/2009 - SANDMAN: THE DREAM HUNTERS #3 VARIANT EDITION (VERTIGO) $2.99
    01/07/2009 - SECRET SIX #5 $2.99
    01/07/2009 - SGT. ROCK: THE LOST BATTALION #3 $2.99
    01/07/2009 - SUPERGIRL: COSMIC ADVENTURES IN THE 8TH GRADE #2 (JOHNNY DC) $2.50
    01/07/2009 - SUPERMAN/SUPERGIRL: MAELSTROM #5 $2.99
    01/07/2009 - TERROR TITANS #4 $2.99
    01/07/2009 - TRINITY #32 $2.99
    01/07/2009 - VIXEN: RETURN OF THE LION #4 $2.99
    01/14/2009 - 100 BULLETS #99 (VERTIGO) $2.99
    01/14/2009 - ACTION COMICS #873 $2.99
    01/14/2009 - BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #25 $2.99
    01/14/2009 - BOOSTER GOLD #16 $2.99
    01/14/2009 - CARTOON NETWORK ACTION PACK #33 (JOHNNY DC) $2.50
    01/14/2009 - DMZ #38 (VERTIGO) $2.99
    01/14/2009 - FABLES #80 (VERTIGO) $2.99
    01/14/2009 - FACES OF EVIL: PROMETHEUS #1 $2.99
    01/14/2009 - FINAL CRISIS #6 $3.99
    01/14/2009 - FINAL CRISIS: SUPERMAN BEYOND #2 $4.50
    01/14/2009 - GEARS OF WAR #4 (WILDSTORM) $3.99
    01/14/2009 - GEARS OF WAR #4 VARIANT EDITION (WILDSTORM) $3.99
    01/14/2009 - GEN13 #26 (WILDSTORM) $2.99
    01/14/2009 - GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY #16 $2.99
    01/14/2009 - GREEN LANTERN CORPS #32 $2.99
    01/14/2009 - MAD MAGAZINE #498 $4.99
    01/14/2009 - MANHUNTER #38 $2.99
    01/14/2009 - NIGHTWING #152 $2.99
    01/14/2009 - PUSH #4 (WILDSTORM) $3.50
    01/14/2009 - SIMON DARK #16 $2.99
    01/14/2009 - SUPER FRIENDS #11 (JOHNNY DC) $2.50
    01/14/2009 - TITANS #9 $2.99
    01/14/2009 - TRINITY #33 $2.99
    01/14/2009 - YOUNG LIARS #11 (VERTIGO) $2.99
    02/04/2009 - FLAT EARTH EXCHANGE VOL. 3 (CMX) $9.99
    02/04/2009 - KIICHI AND THE MAGIC BOOKS VOL. 4 (CMX) $9.99
    02/04/2009 - SIMON DARK: ASHES VOL. 2 TP $17.99
    02/04/2009 - TANGENT: SUPERMAN'S REIGN VOL. 1 TP $19.99
    02/04/2009 - TINY TITANS: WELCOME TO THE TREEHOUSE VOL. 1 TP (JOHNNY DC) $12.99
    02/04/2009 - WONDER WOMAN: WHO IS WONDER WOMAN? TP $14.99
    02/11/2009 - BATMAN: FALSE FACES TP $14.99
    02/11/2009 - DMZ: BLOOD IN THE GAME VOL. 6 TP (VERTIGO) $12.99
    02/11/2009 - JIHAI VOL. 1 (CMX) $9.99
    02/11/2009 - SHOWCASE PRESENTS: AQUAMAN VOL. 3 TP $16.99
    02/11/2009 - STEEL FIST RIKU VOL. 3 (CMX) $9.99
    02/11/2009 - VIGILANTE: CITY LIGHTS, PRAIRIE JUSTICE TP $19.99
    02/18/2009 - DOROTHEA VOL. 4 (CMX) $12.99
    02/18/2009 - PALETTE OF 12 SECRET COLORS VOL. 5 (CMX) $9.99
    02/25/2009 - CRAYON SHINCHAN VOL. 7 (CMX) $7.99
    03/04/2009 - JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL VOL. 4 HC $24.99
    03/04/2009 - SUPERMAN: BRAINIAC HC $19.99
    03/11/2009 - THE LOSERS BY JACK KIRBY HC $39.99
    03/11/2009 - WONDER WOMAN: THE ENDS OF THE EARTH HC $24.99
    03/18/2009 - THE FLASH ARCHIVES VOL. 5 HC $49.99
    03/18/2009 - TOR: A PREHISTORIC ODYSSEY HC $24.99
    03/25/2009 - BRAVE AND THE BOLD: DEMONS AND DRAGONS VOL. 3 HC $24.99

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    RETURNABLE ITEMS*

    12/12/2008 - B - BLUE BEETLE #32
    12/12/2008 - A - FINAL CRISIS #4
    12/12/2008 - A - HEAVY LIQUID HC
    12/12/2008 - A - HELLBLAZER #248
    12/19/2008 - K - EMIKO SUPERSTAR
    12/19/2008 - K - JANES IN LOVE
    12/19/2008 - B - TEEN TITANS #64
    12/19/2008 - K - TRINITY #9
    12/19/2008 - K - TRINITY #10
    12/19/2008 - K - TRINITY #11
    12/19/2008 - K - TRINITY #12
    12/19/2008 - K - TRINITY #13
    12/26/2008 - A - STORMING PARADISE #4
    01/02/2009 - A - FINAL CRISIS: LEGION OF THREE WORLDS #2
    01/02/2009 - B - TITANS #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 - DECEMBER 17, 2008

    AIR #5 (VERTIGO)
    BATGIRL #6
    BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #14
    BATMAN: PRIVATE CASEBOOK HC
    BIRDS OF PREY #125
    BRAVE AND THE BOLD #20
    DCU HOLIDAY SPECIAL 2008
    EX MACHINA #40 (WILDSTORM)
    FABLES #79 (VERTIGO)
    FINAL CRISIS: RAGE OF THE RED LANTERNS #1 (2ND PRINT)
    HELLBLAZER #250 (VERTIGO)
    MAD CLASSICS #24
    MANHUNTER #37
    MOON CHILD VOL. 12 (CMX)
    THE PROGRAMME VOL. 2 TP (WILDSTORM)
    ROBIN #181
    SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE BRAVE & BOLD - BATMAN TEAM-UPS VOL. 3 TP
    SILVERFISH TP (VERTIGO)
    THE SPIRIT #24
    STORMWATCH: PHD #17 (WILDSTORM)
    SUPER FRIENDS #10 (JOHNNY DC)
    SUPERGIRL #36
    SUPERGIRL #36 VARIANT EDITION
    SUPERMAN: PAST AND FUTURE TP
    TANGENT: SUPERMAN'S REIGN #10
    TERRA #4
    TINY TITANS #11 (JOHNNY DC)
    TRINITY #29
    THE X-FILES #2 (WILDSTORM)

    DC DIRECT:
    BATMAN VINYL STATUE BY KOTOBUKIYA NEW ED
    JOKER 1:2 SCALE BUST
    DARK KNIGHT: THE JOKER POKER SET (DC DIRECT)
    SUPERGIRL VINYL STATUE BY KOTOBUKIYA NEW ED
    WORLD OF WARCRAFT DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE: SERIES 3: TAUREN HUNTER CASE ASST
    WORLD OF WARCRAFT DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE: SERIES 3: TAUREN HUNTER FIGURE

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    ARRIVING IN STORES IN TWO WEEKS: RELEASE DATE - DECEMBER 24, 2008

    THE ALL NEW ATOM VOL. 4: SMALL WONDER TP
    BATMAN #683
    BATMAN #683 VARIANT EDITION
    BATMAN: GOTHAM AFTER MIDNIGHT #8
    BILLY BATSON AND THE MAGIC OF SHAZAM #3 (JOHNNY DC)
    CRAYON SHINCHAN VOL. 6 (CMX)
    FERRYMAN #4 (WILDSTORM)
    FINAL CRISIS: SECRET FILES #1
    THE FLASH #247
    GEARS OF WAR #3 (WILDSTORM)
    GREATEST HITS #4 (VERTIGO)
    KEY TO THE KINGDOM VOL. 6 (CMX)
    MIDNIGHTER VOL. 3: ASSASSIN8 TP (WILDSTORM)
    PUSH #3 (WILDSTORM)
    RANN/THANAGAR: HOLY WAR #8
    REIGN IN HELL #6
    SCOOBY-DOO #139 (JOHNNY DC)
    SUPERMAN/SUPERGIRL: MAELSTROM #4
    TOP 10 SEASON TWO #3 (ABC)
    TRINITY #30
    UNKNOWN SOLDIER #3 (VERTIGO)
    V FOR VENDETTA TP - NEW EDITION (VERTIGO)
    VIGILANTE #1
    VIGILANTE #1 VARIANT EDITION
    WILDCATS #6 (WILDSTORM)
    WONDER WOMAN #27
    WONDER WOMAN #27 VARIANT EDITION
    WORLD OF WARCRAFT #14 (WILDSTORM)
    YOUNG LIARS VOL. 1: DAYDREAM BELIEVER TP (VERTIGO)

    DC DIRECT:
    HOT TOYS DARK KNIGHT 1:6 SCALE BANK ROBBER JOKER
    HOT TOYS DARK KNIGHT 1:6 SCALE BATMAN
    HOT TOYS DARK KNIGHT 1:4 SCALE BATMAN BUST
    HOT TOYS DARK KNIGHT 1:6 SCALE THE JOKER
    HOT TOYS DARK KNIGHT 1:4 SCALE THE JOKER BUST
    WOMEN OF THE DC UNIVERSE SERIES 2: JADE BUST

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

    DC COMICS SHIPPING CHANGES:
    12/31/2008 - BATMAN #684 - 12/24/2008
    12/31/2008 - BATMAN #684 VARIANT EDITION - 12/24/2008
    12/31/2008 - GREEN LANTERN #36 - 11/26/2008
    12/31/2009 - JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #28 - 12/24/2008
    01/07/2009 - AMBUSH BUG YEAR NONE #6 - 12/24/2008
    01/07/2009 - DC UNIVERSE ILLUSTRATED BY NEAL ADAMS VOL. 1 HC - 10/22/2008
    01/07/2009 - SHOWCASE PRESENTS: STRANGE ADVENTURES VOL. 1 TP - 12/31/2008
    01/14/2009 - FINAL CRISIS #6 - 11/26/2008
    01/21/2009 - FINAL CRISIS: LEGION OF THREE WORLDS #3 - 10/22/2008
    01/21/2009 - FINAL CRISIS: REVELATIONS #5 - 12/31/2008
    01/21/2009 - GREEN LANTERN #37 - 12/31/2008
    01/28/2009 - SUPERMAN/BATMAN #55 - 12/24/2008
    02/04/2009 - GREEN LANTERN #38 - 01/28/2009
    02/25/2009 - FINAL CRISIS: LEGION OF THREE WORLDS #4 - 12/24/2008

    DC DIRECT SHIPPING CHANGES:
    01/07/2009 - JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL SERIES 1 BALANCED MASTER CASE ASSORTMENT - 12/10/2008
    01/07/2009 - JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL SERIES 1 BALANCED ONE THIRD CASE ASSORTMENT - 12/10/2008
    01/07/2009 - JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL SERIES 1 WEIGHTED MASTER CASE ASSORTMENT - 12/10/2008
    01/07/2009 - JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL SERIES 1 WEIGHTED INNER CASE ASSORTMENT - 12/10/2008
    01/07/2009 - JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL SERIES 1: BATMAN ACTION FIGURE - 12/10/2008
    01/07/2009 - JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL SERIES 1: BLACK CANARY ACTION FIGURE - 12/10/2008
    01/07/2009 - JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL SERIES 1: GNORT ACTION FIGURE - 12/10/2008
    01/07/2009 - JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL SERIES 1: ICE ACTION FIGURE - 12/10/082008
    01/14/2009 - SUPERMAN VS. DARKSEID STATUE - 12/17/2008
    01/21/2009 - DARK KNIGHT: THE JOKER POKER SET - 12/03/2008
    02/04/2009 - 1966 LIVE ACTION TV SERIES BATMOBILE REPLICA - 12/10/2008
    02/04/2009 - JLA TROPHY ROOM: BAT SIGNAL PROP REPLICA - 11/12/2008

    VERTIGO SHIPPING CHANGES:
    12/31/2008 - SCALPED #24 - 12/24/2008

    WILDSTORM SHIPPING CHANGES:
    12/31/2008 - WORLD OF WARCRAFT: ASHBRINGER #3 - 11/26/2008
    12/31/2008 - WORLD OF WARCRAFT: ASHBRINGER #3 VARIANT EDITION - 11/26/2008
    01/21/2009 - STORMING PARADISE #5 - 11/5/2008
    01/28/2009 - WORLD OF WARCRAFT: ASHBRINGER #4 - 12/31/2008
    01/28/2009 - WORLD OF WARCRAFT: ASHBRINGER #4 VARIANT EDITION - 12/31/2008
    02/04/2009 - TOP 10 SEASON TWO #4 - 01/07/2009
    02/25/2009 - STORMING PARADISE #6 - 12/31/2008
     

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