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    January 20, 2009

    DC COMICS TO REPRINT SOLD-OUT GEARS OF WAR #1-2 AS GEARS OF WAR FLIP BOOK #1

    GEARS OF WAR #1 and 2, the sold-out first two issues of the hot new series from WildStorm, are going back to press to be reprinted as the GEARS OF WAR FLIP BOOK #1.

    The GEARS OF WAR FLIP BOOK #1 features two covers: a pencils-only version of Brandon Badeaux's variant cover for issue #1, and a cover with the GEARS OF WAR logo in black on a red background.

    The GEARS OF WAR FLIP BOOK #1 (NOV088120) is a 48-page comic scheduled to arrive in stores on February 11 with a cover price of $3.99 U.S. It has a Final Order Cutoff date of Thursday, January 22.

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

    In addition, retailers may order one copy of GEARS OF WAR #1 Variant Edition under the new item code DEC088017 for every ten copies of the GEARS OF WAR FLIP BOOK #1 (NOV088120) ordered. Quantities on the Variant Edition are limited; if orders exceed expectations, the Variant Edition will be allocated.

    Other issues of GEARS OF WAR are available as follows. Check your stock today!

    . GEARS OF WAR #3 (OCT080201) is available for reorder now.

    . GEARS OF WAR #4 (NOV080214) is available for advance reorder and is scheduled to arrive in stores on February 11.

    . GEARS OF WAR #5 (DEC080188) and the GEARS OF WAR #5 Variant Edition (NOV088084) have a Final Order Cutoff date of February 19 and are scheduled to arrive in stores on March 11.

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    DC COMICS ANNOUNCES "ORIGINS AND OMENS" CREATIVE TEAMS

    In February, nineteen core DC Universe titles will feature "Origins and Omens" backup stories by some of the biggest names in comics, setting the stage 2009 and beyond. Now, DC reveals the writers and artists behind "Origins and Omens."

    These "Origins and Omens" titles are scheduled to arrive in stores on February 4:

    . ADVENTURE COMICS #0 (DEC080117) features a story written by Geoff Johns with art by Francis Manapul

    . NIGHTWING #153 (DEC080113) features a story written by Peter Tomasi with art by Joe Bennett

    . SECRET SIX #6 (DEC080139) features a story written by Gail Simone with art by Pete Woods

    These "Origins and Omens" titles are scheduled to arrive in stores on February 11:

    . ACTION COMICS #874 (DEC080116) features a story James Robinson with art by Renato Guedes and José Wilson Magalháes

    . BOOSTER GOLD #17 (DEC080121) features a story written by Dan Jurgens with art by Dan Jurgens and Norm Rapmund

    . GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY #17 (DEC080124) features a story by Andy Kreisberg with art by Mike Norton and Joe Rubinstein

    . GREEN LANTERN #38 (NOV080161) features a story by Geoff Johns with art by Ivan Reis

    . GREEN LANTERN CORPS #33 (DEC080127) features a story by Peter Tomasi with art by Patrick Gleason

    . TITANS #10 (DEC080143) features a story by Judd Winick with art by Jesus Saiz

    These "Origins and Omens" titles are scheduled to arrive in stores on February 18:

    . BIRDS OF PREY #127 (DEC080120) features a story by Kevin Van Hook with art by Fernando Pasarin and Matt Ryan

    . JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #30 (DEC080132) features a story by Len Wein with art by Marco Rudy

    . THE OUTSIDERS #15 (DEC080115) features a story Peter Tomasi with art by Lee Garbett and Trevor Scott

    . ROBIN #183 (DEC080114) features a story by Fabian Nicieza with art by Freddy E. Williams II

    . SUPERGIRL #38 (DEC080118) features a story by Sterling Gates with art by Matthew Clark

    . VIGILANTE #3 (DEC080148) features a story by Marv Wolfman with art by Rick Leonardi and John Stanisci

    These "Origins and Omens" titles are scheduled to arrive in stores on February 25:

    . JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #24 (DEC080133; variant edition: DEC080134) features a story by Matthew Sturges with art by Fernando Pasarin and Matt Ryan

    . SUPERMAN #685 (DEC080109) features a story by James Robinson with art by Pablo Raimondi

    . TEEN TITANS #68 (DEC080144) features a story by Sean McKeever with art by Ed Benes and Rob Hunter

    . WONDER WOMAN #29 (DEC080150; variant edition: DEC080151) features a story by Gail Simone with art by Aaron Lopresti and Matt Ryan

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    LAST CHANCE SALE!

    The following DC items are priced at 70% off through February 9, 2009:

    BATGIRL #1
    BATGIRL #2
    BATGIRL #3
    BATGIRL #4
    BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #22
    THE BATMAN STRIKES! #50
    CASEY BLUE: BEYOND TOMORROW #1
    CASEY BLUE: BEYOND TOMORROW #2
    CASEY BLUE: BEYOND TOMORROW #3
    CASEY BLUE: BEYOND TOMORROW #4
    CASEY BLUE: BEYOND TOMORROW #6
    DC SPECIAL: CYBORG #6
    THE FLASH #245
    GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY #13
    JONAH HEX #36
    ROBIN #177
    ROBIN #179
    SCOOBY-DOO #136
    SCOOBY-DOO #137
    STORMWATCH PHD #15
    SUPER FRIENDS #8
    TEEN TITANS EAST SPECIAL #1
    TOR #1
    TOR #2
    TOR #3
    TOR #4
    TOR #5
    TOR #6
    TWO-FACE YEAR ONE #1
    TWO-FACE YEAR ONE #2
    WONDER WOMAN #25

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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, January 22. Retailers may access the DC FOC page at the Diamond website by going to https://retailer.diamondcomics.com/main/MyAccount.

    02/04/2009 - FINAL CRISIS: LEGION OF THREE WORLDS #3 $3.99
    02/11/2009 - ACTION COMICS #874 $2.99
    02/11/2009 - BATMAN #686 $3.99
    02/11/2009 - BATMAN #686 VARIANT EDITION $3.99
    02/11/2009 - BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS SPECIAL #1 $3.99
    02/11/2009 - BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS SPECIAL #1 VARIANT EDITION $3.99
    02/11/2009 - BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #26 $2.99
    02/11/2009 - BOOSTER GOLD #17 $2.99
    02/11/2009 - CARTOON NETWORK ACTION PACK #34 (JOHNNY DC) $2.50
    02/11/2009 - DMZ #39 (VERTIGO) $2.99
    02/11/2009 - FABLES #81 (VERTIGO) $2.99
    02/11/2009 - GEARS OF WAR #4 (WILDSTORM) $3.99
    02/11/2009 - GEARS OF WAR #4 VARIANT EDITION (WILDSTORM) $3.99
    02/11/2009 - GEARS OF WAR FLIP BOOK #1 (WILDSTORM) $3.99
    02/11/2009 - GEN13 #27 (WILDSTORM) $2.99
    02/11/2009 - GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY #17 $2.99
    02/11/2009 - GREEN LANTERN #38 $2.99
    02/11/2009 - GREEN LANTERN CORPS #33 $2.99
    02/11/2009 - R.E.B.E.L.S. #1 $2.99
    02/11/2009 - R.E.B.E.L.S. #1 VARIANT EDITION $2.99
    02/11/2009 - SCALPED #25 (VERTIGO) $2.99
    02/11/2009 - SIMON DARK #17 $2.99
    02/11/2009 - THE SPIRIT #26 $2.99
    02/11/2009 - SUPER FRIENDS #12 (JOHNNY DC) $2.50
    02/11/2009 - SUPERMAN/BATMAN #55 $2.99
    02/11/2009 - TITANS #10 $2.99
    02/11/2009 - TRINITY #37 $2.99
    02/11/2009 - YOUNG LIARS #12 (VERTIGO) $2.99
    03/11/2009 - CATWOMAN: THE LONG ROAD HOME TP $17.99
    03/11/2009 - SHOWCASE PRESENTS: JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA VOL. 4 TP $16.99
    03/11/2009 - SUPER FRIENDS: FOR JUSTICE TP (JOHNNY DC) $12.99
    03/11/2009 - TRANSMETROPOLITAN VOL. 1 BACK ON THE STREET TP - NEW EDITION (VERTIGO) $14.99

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    RETURNABLE ITEMS*

    01/23/2009 - A - BATMAN #681
    01/23/2009 - A - BATMAN #681 VARIANT EDITION
    01/23/2009 - B - BIRDS OF PREY #124
    01/23/2009 - B - SCOOBY-DOO #138
    01/30/2009 - A - FINAL CRISIS: REVELATIONS #4
    01/30/2009 - F - JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA VOL 3: THY KINGDOM COME PART 2 HC
    01/30/2009 - B - NIGHTWING #151
    02/06/2009 - B - TANGENT: SUPERMAN'S REIGN #10
    02/13/2009 - A - BATMAN #683
    02/13/2009 - A - BATMAN #683 VARIANT EDITION
    02/13/2009 - A - BILLY BATSON AND THE MAGIC OF SHAZAM #3

    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 - JANUARY 28, 2009

    BATMAN #685
    BATMAN: GOTHAM AFTER MIDNIGHT #9
    BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #1 (JOHNNY DC)
    BATMAN: THE MAN WHO LAUGHS TP
    BLUE BEETLE #35
    CARTOON NETWORK BLOCK PARTY #53 (JOHNNY DC)
    DC COMICS CLASSICS LIBRARY: SUPERMAN - KRYPTONITE NEVERMORE! HC
    FACES OF EVIL: KOBRA #1
    FERRYMAN #5 (WILDSTORM)
    FINAL CRISIS #7
    FINAL CRISIS: REVELATIONS #5
    FIRE INVESTIGATOR NANASE VOL. 1 (CMX)
    FRINGE #2 (WILDSTORM)
    GREATEST HITS #5 (VERTIGO)
    GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY: FAMILY BUSINESS TP
    HUNTRESS: YEAR ONE TP
    JACK OF FABLES #30 (VERTIGO)
    JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #23
    KING OF CARDS VOL. 6 (CMX)
    LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #50
    NORTHLANDERS #14 (VERTIGO)
    PUSH #5 (WILDSTORM)
    REIGN IN HELL #7
    RESISTANCE #2 (WILDSTORM)
    SHOWCASE PRESENTS: HOUSE OF MYSTERY VOL. 3 TP
    SPIRIT VOL. 3 TP
    SUPERMAN #684
    TEEN TITANS #67
    TRINITY #35
    UNKNOWN SOLDIER #4 (VERTIGO)
    WAR THAT TIME FORGOT #9
    WILDCATS #7 (WILDSTORM)
    WONDER WOMAN #28
    WONDER WOMAN #28 VARIANT EDITION

    DC DIRECT:
    1966 LIVE ACTION TV SERIES BATMOBILE REPLICA
    BATMAN #676 POSTER
    BATMAN #676 POSTER PREPACK
    SINESTRO 1:6 SCALE DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE
    SUPERMAN #675 POSTER
    SUPERMAN #675 POSTER PREPACK
    WATCHMEN MOVIE ASST #1 BALANCED CASE ASST
    WATCHMEN MOVIE ASST #1 BALANCED INNER CASE
    WATCHMEN MOVIE AF ASST #1 WEIGHTED CASE
    WATCHMEN MOVIE AF ASST #1 WEIGHTED INNER CASE
    WATCHMEN MOVIE: RORSCHACH SOLID CASE
    WATCHMEN MOVIE: RORSCHACH ACTION FIGURE
    WATCHMEN MOVIE: OZYMANDIAS ACTION FIGURE
    WATCHMEN MOVIE: NITE OWL (MODERN) ACTION FIGURE
    WATCHMEN MOVIE: SILK SPECTRE (MODERN) ACTION FIGURE

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    ARRIVING IN STORES IN TWO WEEKS: RELEASE DATE - FEBRUARY 4, 2009

    ADVENTURE COMICS #0
    THE AUTHORITY #7 (WILDSTORM)
    BANG! TANGO #1 (VERTIGO)
    BLACK LIGHTNING: YEAR ONE #3
    EL DIABLO #6
    FINAL CRISIS: LEGION OF THREE WORLDS #3
    FLAT EARTH EXCHANGE VOL. 3 (CMX)
    HAUNTED TANK #3 (VERTIGO)
    HOUSE OF MYSTERY #10 (VERTIGO)
    JONAH HEX #40
    KIICHI AND THE MAGIC BOOKS VOL. 4 (CMX)
    LOONEY TUNES #171 (JOHNNY DC)
    THE MIGHTY #1
    THE MIGHTY #1 VARIANT EDITION
    THE SANDMAN: THE DREAM HUNTERS #4 (VERTIGO)
    THE SANDMAN: THE DREAM HUNTERS #4 VARIANT EDITION (VERTIGO)
    SECRET SIX #6
    SIMON DARK: ASHES VOL. 2 TP
    SUPERGIRL: COSMIC ADVENTURES IN THE 8TH GRADE #3 (JOHNNY DC)
    TANGENT: SUPERMAN'S REIGN VOL. 1 TP
    TERROR TITANS #5
    TINY TITANS: WELCOME TO THE TREEHOUSE VOL. 1 TP (JOHNNY DC)
    TRINITY #36

    DC DIRECT:
    JLA TROPHY ROOM: BAT SIGNAL PROP REPLICA
    NEW GODS SERIES 2 BALANCED MASTER CASE ASSORTMENT
    NEW GODS SERIES 2 BALANCED ONE THIRD CASE ASSORTMENT
    NEW GODS SERIES 2 WEIGHTED MASTER CASE ASSORTMENT
    NEW GODS SERIES 2 WEIGHTED INNER CASE ASSORTMENT
    NEW GODS SERIES 2: KALIBAK ACTION FIGURE
    NEW GODS SERIES 2: BIG BARDA ACTION FIGURE
    NEW GODS SERIES 2: SUPERMAN ACTION FIGURE
    NEW GODS SERIES 2: METRON ACTION FIGURE

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

    DC COMICS SHIPPING CHANGES:
    02/11/2009 - AMBUSH BUG YEAR NONE #6 - 12/24/2008
    02/11/2009 - BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS SPECIAL #1 - 01/21/2009
    02/11/2009 - BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS SPECIAL #1 VARIANT EDITION - 01/21/2009
    02/11/2009 - BATMAN: R.I.P. DELUXE EDITION HC - 02/04/2009
    02/11/2009 - GREEN LANTERN #38 - 01/28/2009
    02/11/2009 - NIGHTWING #153 - 02/04/2009
    02/11/2009 - SUPERMAN/BATMAN #55 - 12/24/2008
    02/11/2009 - VIXEN: RETURN OF THE LION #5 - 02/04/2009
    02/11/2009 - WONDER WOMAN: WHO IS WONDER WOMAN? TP - 02/04/2009
    02/25/2009 - BATMAN: CACOPHONY #3 - 01/28/2009
    02/25/2009 - BATMAN: CACOPHONY #3 1:25 VARIANT EDITION - 01/28/2009
    02/25/2009 - BATMAN: CACOPHONY #3 1:50 SKETCH COVER EDITION - 01/28/2009
    02/25/2009 - FINAL CRISIS: LEGION OF THREE WORLDS #4 - 12/24/2008
    03/04/2009 - DC COMICS CLASSIC LIBRARY: THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES - THE LIFE AND DEATH OF FERRO LAD HC - 02/18/2009
    03/04/2009 - SUPERMAN/BATMAN #56 - 02/18/2009
    03/11/2009 - JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL VOL. 4 HC - 03/04/2009

    DC DIRECT SHIPPING CHANGES:
    02/18/2009 - JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL SERIES 1 BALANCED MASTER CASE ASSORTMENT - 12/10/2008
    02/18/2009 - JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL SERIES 1 BALANCED ONE THIRD CASE ASSORTMENT - 12/10/2008
    02/18/2009 - JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL SERIES 1 WEIGHTED MASTER CASE ASSORTMENT - 12/10/2008
    02/18/2009 - JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL SERIES 1 WEIGHTED INNER CASE ASSORTMENT - 12/10/2008
    02/18/2009 - JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL SERIES 1: BATMAN ACTION FIGURE - 12/10/2008
    02/18/2009 - JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL SERIES 1: BLACK CANARY ACTION FIGURE - 12/10/2008
    02/18/2009 - JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL SERIES 1: GNORT ACTION FIGURE - 12/10/2008
    02/18/2009 - JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL SERIES 1: ICE ACTION FIGURE - 12/10/2008
    02/25/2009 - WATCHMEN MOVIE: THE COMEDIAN 1:6 SCALE DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE - 02/04/2009
    03/18/2009 - DARK KNIGHT: THE JOKER POKER PACK - 04/15/2009
    04/15/2009 - JLA TROPHY ROOM: GREEN LANTERN BATTERY PROP - 01/21/2009

    VERTIGO SHIPPING CHANGES:
    02/11/2009 - SCALPED #25 - 01/21/2009
    02/25/2009 - GREATEST HITS #6 - 02/18/2009
    02/25/2009 - SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING BOOK 1 HC - 02/11/2009
    02/25/2009 - SCALPED #26 - 02/18/2009
    03/18/2009 - 100 BULLETS #100 - 02/11/2009

    WILDSTORM SHIPPING CHANGES:
    02/11/2009 - GEARS OF WAR #4 - 01/14/2009
    02/11/2009 - GEARS OF WAR #4 VARIANT EDITION - 01/14/2009
    02/11/2009 - MIRROR'S EDGE #4 - 02/04/2009
    02/25/2009 - WORLD OF WARCRAFT: ASHBRINGER #4 - 12/31/2008
    02/25/2009 - WORLD OF WARCRAFT: ASHBRINGER #4 VARIANT EDITION - 12/31/2008
    03/11/2009 - GEARS OF WAR #5 - 02/11/2009
    03/11/2009 - GEARS OF WAR #5 VARIANT EDITION - 02/11/2009
    03/11/2009 - TOP 10 SEASON TWO #4 - 01/07/2009
     

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