Diamond Comics Updates: 12/17/08

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    COMICS

    DARK HORSE COMICS
    01/07/2009 - Goon #31 - 12/31/2008

    DC COMICS
    12/31/2008 - Final Crisis Secret Files #1 - 12/24/2008
    12/31/2008 - Women/DC Universe Series 2 Jade Bust - 12/24/2008
    01/07/2009 - Dark Knight Batman (Orig. Suit) Vinyl Statue - 01/21/2009
    01/14/2009 - Army @ Love: Art of War #6 (MR) - 01/07/2009
    01/21/2009 - JLI Series 1 AFs - 01/07/2009
    01/28/2009 - Ambush Bug: Year None #6 - 01/14/2009
    02/04/2009 - 1966 Live Action TV Batmobile Replica - 12/10/2008
    02/04/2009 - Gears of War #4 Reg./Var. (MR) - 01/14/2009
    02/04/2009 - JLA Trophy Room: Bat Signal Prop Replica - 11/12/2008
    03/11/2009 - Gears of War #5 (MR) - 02/11/2009

    IMAGE COMICS
    01/07/2009 - Witchblade #123 - N/A
    01/28/2009 - Missing the Boat GN - 12/31/2008
    02/04/2009 - Invincible HC Vol. 4 Ultimate Coll. - 12/24/2008

    MARVEL COMICS
    01/14/2009 - Anita Blake, VH: Laughing Corpse #4 (MR) - 01/07/2009
    01/14/2009 - Deadpool #6 DKR - 01/14/2008
    01/14/2009 - Punisher War Zone #5 - 01/07/2009
    01/14/2009 - X-Infernus #2 - 01/07/2009
    01/21/2009 - X-Men vs. Hulk #1 - 01/07/2009
    01/28/2009 - Punisher War Zone #6 - 01/14/2009
    01/28/2009 - Twelve #9 - 12/24/2008
    02/04/2009 - Captain America: White #0 Director’s Cut - 10/22/2008
    02/04/2009 - Captain America: White #1 Reg./B&W Var. - 10/15/2008
    02/04/2009 - newuniversal: Shockfront #3 - 07/09/2008

    CARTOON BOOKS
    01/07/2009 - Rasl TP Vol. 1: Drift (MR) - N/A

    STATUES & MODELS:

    BOWEN DESIGNS
    01/28/2009 - Tarantula Mini-Bust - 11/26/2008

    GENTLE GIANT STUDIOS
    05/27/2009 - SW: AT-AT Driver Mini Bust - 01/28/2009

    IMPORT TOYS:

    ART STORM CO. LTD.
    03/04/2009 - Shunya Yamashita Char. Ser. PVC Kanaru Statue - 01/28/2009
    03/04/2009 - Shunya Yamashita Char. Ser. PVC Nasuka Statue - 01/28/2009

    KOTO INC.
    12/31/2008 - Valkyrie Profile Lenneth: Valkyrie Sculpture Arts - 12/17/2008

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    PRODUCT CHANGES

    IMAGE COMICS:
    • The title for the Bomb Queen TP Vol. 5 (JAN09 2414, $16.99), solicited as The Divine Comedy, has been changed to Bombastic.

    MARVEL COMICS:
    • The previously unannounced Wraparound Variant cover to Black Panther #1 DKR (DEC08 2327, $3.99) will be illustrated by Ken Lashley.
    • The Marvel Masterworks: Fantastic Four TP Vol. 01 Var. Ed. 02 (DEC08 2414, $24.99) will be a Direct Market-only edition.
    • The Eternals TP Vol. 1: To Slay a God (DEC08 2461, $19.99) will no longer contain Eternals Annual #1, and will run 144 pages, not 184 pages.
    • Models Inc. (#1: DEC08 2383, #2: JAN09 2521, $3.99 ea.) is cancelled and will be resolicited in 2009.
    • Mighty Avengers #21 DKR (NOV08 2329, $3.99) will be 40 pages, not 32 (as originally solicited in Marvel Previews).
    • Ms Marvel #35 DKR (NOV08 2330, $2.99) will have a cover by Ed McGuinness, not Stephane Roux.
    • Marvel Spotlight: Dark Reign DKR (NOV08 2335, $3.99) will have a cover by Yanick Paquette, not Adi Granov.
    • Amazing Spider-Man Extra #2 (NOV08 2359, $3.99) will no longer contain the Phil Jimenez Kraven story. Instead, the page count of the previously solicited Anti-Venom story will increase.
    • Captain America: Theater of War – America the Beautiful (NOV08 2367, $4.99) will be 48 pages, not 64 pages.
    • X-Men vs. Hulk #1 (NOV08 2375, $3.99) will have art by Jheremy Raapack, not Scott Clark.
    • Punisher #1 DKR (NOV08 2394, $3.99) will carry a Parental Advisory, not a T+ rating.
    • The previously unannounced cover artist for the Skaar: Son of Hulk #7 Variant (NOV08 2402, $2.99) will be Sal Buscema.
    • Guardians of the Galaxy #9 (NOV08 2407, $2.99) will have art by Brad Walker, not Bong Dazo.
    • X-Men/Spider-Man #3 (NOV08 2418, $3.99) will be Rated T+, not A.
    • The Captain Britain and MI 13 TP Vol. 01: Secret Invasion (Reg./Direct Mkt. Eds.: DEC08 2447-8D) will be $15.99 and 136 pages, not $16.99 with 96 pages, and will now also contain Marvel Team-Up #65-#66.
    • The Wolverine Premiere HC: Not Dead Yet (Reg./Direct Mkt. Eds.: NOV08 2448-9, $19.99) runs 120 pages, not 112 pages.
    • Secret Invasion: Fantastic Four (NOV08 2461D) – solicited as running 144 pages and containing Secret Invasion: Fantastic Four #1-#3; Fantastic Four #300 and #357 at a price of $14.99 – will now run 192 pages and contain Fantastic Four #358, in addition to the aforementioned contents, at a price of $16.99.
    • The Secret Invasion TP: Home Invasion (NOV08 2462, $14.99) will be 120 pages, not 104 pages.
    • The Wolverine TP First Class Vol. 2: To Russia with Love (NOV08 2473, $15.99) will be 160 pages, not 168 pages, and will also contain Wolverine and Power Pack #1.
    • Hulk Visionaries: Peter David TP Vol. 6 (NOV08 2476, $29.99) will be 232 pages, not 240 pages.

    COMICS:
    • Titan Publishing has announced additional contents for the Best of Simon & Kirby HC (DEC08 4249, $40), which include: Illustrated essays by Mark Evanier (Kirby: The King of Comics); two stories from the team’s Marvel period, Captain America in “The Riddle of the Red Skull” and a tale of The Vision from Marvel Mystery Comics; and two of the team’s DC Comics stories, including Sandman in “The Villain from Valhalla” (the first time the god Thor appeared in a comic) and the Boy Commandos in “Satan Wears a Swastika.” Please note also that the book’s page count has changed from 320 to 240 pages.

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    NEW PRINTINGS & VARIANT EDITIONS

    Coming Soon

    Publisher: DC Comics
    Title/Issue: Wonder Woman #27
    Featuring: Variant cover by Frank Quitely
    Scheduled Ship Date: 12/24/2008
    Price: $2.99
    Order Code: OCT08 8013

    Publisher: Image Comics
    Title/Issue: Spawn #186
    Printing: Second
    Scheduled Ship Date: 12/24/2008
    Price: $2.99
    Order Code: OCT08 8116

    Publisher: Marvel Comics
    Title/Issue: Hulk #9
    Featuring: Wraparound sketch variant by Ed McGuinness
    Scheduled Ship Date: 12/24/2008
    Price: $2.99
    Order Code: OCT08 8111

    Publisher: IDW Publishing
    Title/Issue: Presidential Material: Barack Obama
    Printing: Second
    Featuring: Foil stamped cover
    Scheduled Ship Date: 12/24/2008
    Price: $3.99
    Order Code: OCT08 8029

    Publisher: DC Comics
    Title/Issue: Batman #681
    Printing: Second
    Featuring: Recolored variant by Tony Daniel & Sandu Florea
    Scheduled Ship Date: 01/02/2009
    Price: $3.99
    Order Code: OCT08 8124

    Publisher: Marvel Comics
    Title/Issue: Eternals #7
    Printing: Second
    Featuring: Variant cover by Frank Martin
    Scheduled Ship Date: 01/07/2009
    Price: $3.99
    Order Code: OCT08 8173

    Publisher: Marvel Comics
    Title/Issue: X Men Noir #1
    Printing: Second
    Featuring: Variant cover by Dennis Calero
    Scheduled Ship Date: 01/07/2009
    Price: $3.99
    Order Code: OCT08 8175

    Advance Order Deadline: January 1st

    Publisher: Image Comics
    Title/Issue: Spawn #189
    Featuring: Variant cover by Todd McFarlane
    Scheduled Ship Date: 2/25/2009
    Price: $2.99
    Order Code: OCT08 8094

    Advance Order Deadline: January 13th

    Publisher: Marvel Comics
    Title/Issue: Secret Warriors #1
    Featuring: "Parent" variant cover
    Scheduled Ship Date: 2/4/2009
    Price: $3.99
    Order Code: OCT08 8174
     

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