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Old July 8th, 2008   oddballuk is offline   #1
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DC Comics Direct Channel #891
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July 8, 2008

DC COMICS ANNOUNCES FREELANCER AND STAFF LINEUP FOR COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL: SAN DIEGO

Beginning Wednesday, July 23, DC Comics staff and freelance community will be leave their desks and drawing boards behind to attend Comic-Con International: San Diego. Along with an impressive list of attendees, DC Comics will have panels and giveaways at the convention.

DC’s guests at the convention are:

• Brian Azzarello (100 BULLETS, JOKER)
• Mark Buckingham (FABLES)
• Cecil Castellucci (JANES IN LOVE)
• Darwyn Cooke (DC: THE NEW FRONTIER)
• Neil Googe (WILDCATS)
• Geoff Johns (ACTION COMICS, GREEN LANTERN)
• David Lapham (YOUNG LIARS)
• Aaron Lopresti (WONDER WOMAN)
• Brad Meltzer (JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA, DC UNIVERSE: LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT)
• Grant Morrison (BATMAN, FINAL CRISIS)
• Jerry Robinson (BATMAN)
• Jim Shoop (DC Direct sculptor)
• Gail Simone (WONDER WOMAN, SECRET SIX)
• Matthew Sturges (HOUSE OF MYSTERY, JACK OF FABLES)
• Phillip Tan (FINAL CRISIS: REVELATIONS)
• Peter Tomasi (GREEN LANTERN CORPS, NIGHTWING)
• Bill Willingham (FABLES, JACK OF FABLES, HOUSE OF MYSTERY)
• G. Willow Wilson (AIR, CAIRO)
• Judd Winick (TITANS, GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY)
• Brian Wood (DMZ, NORTHLANDERS, THE NEW YORK FOUR, DEMO)

Other members of the freelance community scheduled to be at the convention include:

• Marc Andreyko (MANHUNTER)
• Sergio Aragones (THE SPIRIT, BAT LASH, MAD Magazine)
• Brian Azzarello (100 BULLETS, JOKER)
• Matt “Batt” Banning (SUPERMAN/BATMAN)
• Eddy Barrows (TEEN TITANS)
• Chris Batista (ROBIN, TEEN TITANS)
• Adam Beechen (BATGIRL)
• Joe Benitez (TITANS)
• Lee Bermejo (JOKER)
• Tim Bradstreet (SCALPED covers)
• Jon Buran (WORLD OF WARCRAFT)
• Percy Carey (SENTENCES: THE LIFE OF MF GRIMM)
• Cliff Chiang (GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY)
• Becky Cloonan (DEMO, AMERICAN VIRGIN)
• Amanda Conner (POWER GIRL)
• Mike Costa (THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE AUTHORITY: HAWKSMOOR)
• Jason Craig (FREDDY VS. JASON VS. ASH)
• Wes Craig (WILDSTORM: REVELATIONS)
• Carlos D’Anda (DEATHBLOW)
• Brian Denham (THE X-FILES)
• Andy Diggle (HELLBLAZER)
• Paul Dini (DETECTIVE COMICS, COUNTDOWN TO FINAL CRISIS)
• Nick Doan (PRAY FOR DEATH)
• Steve Ellis (HIGH MOON)
• Mark Evanier (THE SPIRIT)
• Christos Gage (WILDCATS)
• David Gallaher (HIGH MOON)
• Michael Gaydos (MANHUNTER)
• Dave Gibbons (WATCHMEN, GREEN LANTERN CORPS)
• Keith Giffen (AMBUSH BUG: YEAR ONE, REIGN IN HELL)
• Patrick Gleason (GREEN LANTERN CORPS)
• Joel Gomez (THE LOST BOYS: REIGN OF FROGS)
• Caanan Grall (CELADORE)
• Mick Gray (JOKER)
• Renato Guedes (SUPERMAN)
• Chris Gugliotti (THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: RAISING CAIN)
• David Hahn (ALL NIGHTER)
• Jeremy Haun (CHUCK)
• Sandra Hope (WORLD OF WARCRAFT)
• Al Jaffee (MAD Magazine)
• James Jean (FABLES covers)
• Jock (GREEN ARROW: YEAR ONE, THE LOSERS)
• Drew Johnson (SUPERGIRL)
• Peter Johnson (CHUCK, SUPERNATURAL: RISING SON)
• J. G. Jones (FINAL CRISIS)
• Ryan Kelly (THE NEW YORK FOUR)
• J.J. Kirby (THE NEW DYNAMIX)
• Scott Kolins (FINAL CRISIS: ROGUES’ REVENGE, THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD)
• Andy Kubert (BATMAN, TRINITY covers)
• Jim Lee (ALL STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER)
• Ron Lim (RANN/THANAGAR: HOLY WAR)
• Jeremy Love (BAYOU)
• Jerome K. Moore (WORLD OF WARCRAFT)
• Todd Nauck (TEEN TITANS GO!)
• Jai Nitz (EL DIABLO)
• Dustin Nguyen (DETECTIVE COMICS)
• Oliver Nome (THE NEW DYNAMIX)
• Joshua Ortega (GEARS OF WAR)
• Andy Owens (TRINITY)
• Jimmy Palmiotti (JONAH HEX, THE WAR THAT TIME FORGOT)
• Francis Portela (BATMAN)
• Joe Prado (GREEN LANTERN)
• Jack Purcell (GOTHAM UNDERGROUND)
• Norm Rapmund (BOOSTER GOLD)
• James Robinson (SUPERMAN)
• Stephane Roux (BIRDS OF PREY covers)
• Greg Rucka (FINAL CRISIS: REVELATIONS)
• Nicola Scott (BIRDS OF PREY, SECRET SIX)
• Trevor Scott (DC/WILDSTORM: DREAMWAR)
• Jon Sibal (ACTION COMICS)
• Frank Spotnitz (THE X-FILES)
• Fiona Staples (THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE AUTHORITY: HAWKSMOOR)
• Jim Starlin (RANN/THANAGAR: HOLY WAR, DEATH OF THE NEW GODS)
• Jill Thompson (HOUSE OF MYSTERY)
• Frank Tieri (GOTHAM UNDERGROUND, COUNTDOWN PRESENTS: LORD HAVOK AND THE EXTREMISTS)
• Bobby Timony (THE NIGHT OWLS)
• Peter Timony (THE NIGHT OWLS)
• J. Torres (FAMILY DYNAMIC)
• Tony Trovallero (THE BLACK CHERRY BOMBSHELLS)
• Deborah Vankin (INSTA-LIFE)
• Ethan Van Sciver (GREEN LANTERN, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA)
• Sheldon Vella (SUPERTRON)
• Matt Wagner (MADAME XANADU)
• Freddie E. Williams II (THE FLASH, ROBIN)
• J.H. Williams III (BATMAN, PROMETHEA)
• Johnny Zito (THE BLACK CHERRY BOMBSHELLS)

Along with these freelancers, the DC staff will be in San Diego, led by President & Publisher Paul Levitz.

Members of the DC Universe Editorial staff at the convention include Senior VP - Executive Editor Dan DiDio, Senior Story Editor Ian Sattler, Senior Coordinating Editor Jann Jones, Senior Group Editor Mike Carlin, Group Editor Eddie Berganza, Senior Editors Joey Cavalieri, Matt Idelson and Mike Marts, Editor Mike Siglain and Editorial Art Director Mark Chiarello.

Vertigo editors coming to San Diego include Senior VP - Executive Editor Karen Berger, Group Editors Shelly Bond and Bob Schreck, and Senior Editor Will Dennis.

WildStorm staffers set to be at the show include WildStorm VP - General Manager Hank Kanalz, Senior Editor Ben Abernathy and Editors Shannon Denton and Scott Peterson.

From CMX, look for Manga Editor Jim Chadwick and Director of Manga Asako Suzuki.

DC Direct creative staffers in San Diego include VP - Design & DC Direct Creative Georg Brewer, Design Director Jim Fletcher and Art Director Shawn Knapp. The business side of DC Direct will be represented by VP - Business Development Jeff Trojan, Director - Product Management Syndee Barwick and Account Manager Marisa Santiago. Also at the convention will be Purchasing Manager - Retail Products Christine Napollitano.

Watch for an announcement of DCs panels and giveaways coming soon. Please note that this information is subject to change. For more information on the convention, visit www.comic-con.org.

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DC TITLES NOTED IN ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

In the article “Dark Inspirations” in the July 11 Entertainment Weekly, three DC Comics titles - BATMAN: THE LONG HALLOWEEN, BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE, and BATMAN: YEAR ONE - are noted as influences on the movie The Dark Knight.

Elsewhere in this issue, director Guillermo del Toro praises the original run of SWAMP THING by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson as one of his influences.

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


07/23/2008 - THE X-FILES SPECIAL #0 (WILDSTORM) $2.99
07/23/2008 - THE X-FILES SPECIAL #0 VARIANT EDITION (WILDSTORM) $2.99
07/30/2008 - BATMAN: DEATH MASK #4 $2.99
07/30/2008 - BLUE BEETLE #29 $2.99
07/30/2008 - CARTOON NETWORK BLOCK PARTY #47 (JOHNNY DC) $2.25
07/30/2008 - CATWOMAN #81 $2.997/30/2008 - GREEN LANTERN #33 $2.99
07/30/2008 - HUNTRESS: YEAR ONE #6 $2.99
07/30/2008 - JACK OF FABLES #24 (VERTIGO) $2.99
07/30/2008 - JOKER'S ASYLUM: TWO-FACE #1 $2.99
07/30/2008 - JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA ANNUAL #1 $3.99
07/30/2008 - NEW DYNAMIX #5 (WILDSTORM) $2.99
07/30/2008 - NORTHLANDERS #8 (VERTIGO) $2.99
07/30/2008 - REIGN IN HELL #1 $3.50
07/30/2008 - REIGN IN HELL #1 VARIANT EDITION $3.50
07/30/2008 - TEEN TITANS #61 $2.99
07/30/2008 - TRINITY #9 $2.99
07/30/2008 - THE UN-MEN #12 (VERTIGO) $2.99
07/30/2008 - WILDCATS #1 (WILDSTORM) $2.99
08/13/2008 - MAD MAGAZINE #493 $4.99
08/20/2008 - ALL STAR SUPERMAN VOL. 1 TP $12.99
08/20/2008 - AMERICA'S BEST COMICS PRIMER TP (ABC) $4.99
08/20/2008 - COUNTDOWN PRESENTS: LORD HAVOK AND THE EXTREMISTS TP $17.99
08/20/2008 - MAD KIDS #12 $4.99
08/20/2008 - SUICIDE SQUAD: FROM THE ASHES TP $19.99
09/3/2008 - GO GO HEAVEN VOL. 7 (CMX) $9.99
09/3/2008 - TERU TERU X SHONEN VOL. 3 (CMX) $9.99
09/10/2008 - JANES IN LOVE (MINX) $9.99
09/10/2008 - MOON CHILD VOL. 12 (CMX) $9.99
09/17/2008 - MUSASHI #9 VOL. 16 (CMX) $9.99
09/17/2008 - YOUNG MAGICIAN VOL 13 (CMX) $9.99
09/24/2008 - GIRL WHO COULD RUN THROUGH TIME VOL. 1 (CMX) $9.99
09/24/2008 - STEEL FIST RIKU VOL. 2 (CMX) $9.99
10/1/2008 - EMIKO SUPERSTAR (MINX) $9.99
10/1/2008 - FLAT EARTH EXCHANGE VOL. 2 (CMX) $9.99
10/15/2008 - LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES: ENEMY RISING HC $19.99
10/15/2008 - Y: THE LAST MAN DELUXE EDITION VOL. 1 HC (VERTIGO) $29.99
10/22/2008 - DC UNIVERSE ILLUSTRATED BY NEAL ADAMS VOL 1 HC $39.99
10/22/2008 - SUPERMAN/BATMAN: SEARCH FOR KRYPTONITE HC $19.99
10/29/2008 - FABLES COVERS BY JAMES JEAN HC (VERTIGO) $39.99
10/29/2008 - NEW TEEN TITANS ARCHIVES VOL. 4 HC $49.99

DC DIRECT
08/27/2008 - THE JOKER POKER SET $99.99

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ARRIVING IN STORES NEXT WEEK: RELEASE DATE — JULY 16, 2008

ASTRO CITY: THE DARK AGE BOOK ONE HC (WILDSTORM)
BATGIRL #1
BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #9
BATMAN: FACES TP - NEW EDITION
BIRDS OF PREY #120
CARTOON NETWORK ACTION PACK #27 (JOHNNY DC)
CASEY BLUE: BEYOND TOMORROW #3 (WILDSTORM)
CHECKMATE #28
COUNTDOWN TO FINAL CRISIS VOL. 2 TP
DC/WILDSTORM: DREAMWAR #4 (WILDSTORM)
DOROTHEA VOL. 2 (CMX)
FINAL CRISIS: ROGUES' REVENGE #1
THE FLASH #242
HELLBLAZER #246 (VERTIGO)
I HATE YOU MORE THAN ANYONE VOL. 5 (CMX)
THE JOKER'S ASYLUM: POISON IVY #1
SCALPED #19 (VERTIGO)
SHOWCASE PRESENTS: HAWKMAN VOL. 2 TP
SIMON DARK #10
SUPERMAN AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES HC
TANGENT: SUPERMAN'S REIGN #5
TEARS OF A LAMB VOL. 3 (CMX)
TINY TITANS #6 (JOHNNY DC)
TRIALS OF SHAZAM VOL. 2 TP
TRINITY #7
TWO-FACE YEAR ONE #1
WORLD OF WARCRAFT #9 (WILDSTORM)

DC DIRECT
BATMAN: BLACK & WHITE STATUE BY NEAL ADAMS
THE DARK KNIGHT BATMAN STATUE
THE DARK KNIGHT THE JOKER STATUE

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ARRIVING IN STORES IN TWO WEEKS: 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
DC SPECIAL: CYBORG #3
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)
SEVEN SOLDIERS OF VICTORY ARCHIVES VOL. 3 HC
THE SPIRIT #19
SUPER FRIENDS #5 (JOHNNY DC)
SUPERMAN #678
SUPERMAN/BATMAN #50
SUPERMAN/BATMAN #50 VARIANT EDITION
SUPERNATURAL: RISING SON #4 (WILDSTORM)
TRINITY #8
THE X-FILES SPECIAL #0 (WILDSTORM)
THE X-FILES SPECIAL #0 VARIANT EDITION (WILDSTORM)

DC DIRECT
AME-COMI: CHEETAH VINYL FIGURE
AME-COMI: WONDER WOMAN VINYL FIGURE

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

DC COMICS SHIPPING CHANGES:
07/30/08 - ALL STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER #10 – 04/30/08
07/30/08 - ALL STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER #10 VARIANT EDITION – 04/30/08
07/30/08 - DOOM PATROL ARCHIVES VOL. 5 HC - 06/25/08
08/06/08 - BATMAN #679 - 07/23/08
08/06/08 - BATMAN #679 VARIANT EDITION - 07/23/08
08/06/08 - FINAL CRISIS #3 - 7/30/08
08/06/08 - ROBIN #176 - 07/16/08
08/13/08 - DETECTIVE COMICS #847 - 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
08/27/08 - TWO-FACE YEAR ONE #2 - 08/13/08

AMERICA'S BEST COMICS (ABC) SHIPPING CHANGES:
07/30/08 - THE LEAGUE OF EXTARORDINARY GENTLEMEN: BLACK DOSSIER - THE ABSOLUTE EDITION HC - 06/11/08

VERTIGO SHIPPING CHANGES:
07/30/08 - JACK OF FABLES #24 - 06/25/08
08/13/08 - JACK OF FABLES #25 - 07/30/08

WILDSTORM SHIPPING CHANGES:
07/30/08 - WORLD OF WARCRAFT VOL. 1 HC - 07/23/08
08/06/08 - EX MACHINA #38 - 07/16/08
 
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DC will be hurting a bit in the July numbers with Batman and Final Crisis pushed back but there's an issue of All Star Batman that should help with some of that hit...and August is now a month filled with Morrison goodness with Batman, Final Crisis and an issue of All Star Superman WHOO!

what i'm picking up in the next two weeks...
ARRIVING IN STORES NEXT WEEK: RELEASE DATE — JULY 16, 2008
FINAL CRISIS: ROGUES' REVENGE #1
THE FLASH #242
SUPERMAN AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES HC
TRINITY #7

ARRIVING IN STORES IN TWO WEEKS: RELEASE DATE — JULY 23, 2008
AMBUSH BUG: YEAR NONE #1
DIANA PRINCE: WONDER WOMAN VOL. 2 TP
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #23
LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #44
MADAME XANADU #2 (VERTIGO)
SUPERMAN #678
TRINITY #8
 
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ARRIVING IN STORES NEXT WEEK: RELEASE DATE — JULY 16, 2008

FINAL CRISIS: ROGUES' REVENGE #1
THE FLASH #242
SUPERMAN AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES HC


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Arriving In Stores Next Week: Release Date — July 16, 2008

Birds Of Prey #120
Final Crisis: Rogues' Revenge #1
The Flash #242
Scalped #19 (vertigo)
Trinity #7
 
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