DC Comics Direct Channel #843

by Jeff

August 7, 2007

DC COMICS STAFF AND FREELANCERS PACK BAGS FOR WIZARD WORLD CHICAGO

This Friday, members of the DC Comics staff and freelance community will be on hand for Wizard World Chicago. Writers and artists scheduled to attend the convention include:

* Brian Azzarello (100 BULLETS, LOVELESS, DEATHBLOW)
* Joe Benitez (JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA)
* Ryan Benjamin (GRIFTER AND MIDNIGHTER)
* Jim Calafiore (COUNTDOWN)
* Dennis Calero (SUPERGIRL AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES)
* Tony S. Daniel (TEEN TITANS, BATMAN)
* Jesse Delperdang (BATMAN)
* Patrick Gleason (GREEN LANTERN CORPS)
* Joel Gomez (WETWORKS)
* Jamal Igle (NIGHTWING)
* Christopher Jones (THE BATMAN STRIKES!)
* Don Kramer (DETECTIVE COMICS)
* John G. Mathews (DC Direct sculptor)
* Sean McKeever (COUNTDOWN, TEEN TITANS)
* Tony Moore (THE EXTERMINATORS)
* Mike Norton (THE ALL-NEW ATOM)
* Andrew Pepoy (JACK OF FABLES)
* Will Pfeifer (CATWOMAN, AMAZONS ATTACK)
* Whilce Portacio (WETWORKS)
* Gordon Purcell (JUSTICE LEAGUE UNLIMITED)
* Rodney Ramos (GREEN LANTERN)
* Tim Sale (BATMAN: THE LONG HALLOWEEN)
* Jim Starlin (DEATH OF THE NEW GODS)
* Jill Thompson (FABLES: 1001 NIGHTS OF SNOWFALL)
* J. Torres (WONDER GIRL, THE BLACK CANARY WEDDING PLANNER)
* Ethan Van Sciver (GREEN LANTERN: SINESTRO CORPS SPECIAL)
* Matt Wagner (MADAME XANADU)

Under the leadership of President & Publisher Paul Levitz, members of the DC Comics staff scheduled to be at the convention including, from Editorial, Senior VP — Editor, DCU, Dan DiDio, DCU Coordinating Editor Jann Jones, Vertigo Editor Jonathan Vankin and Wildstorm Editor Scott Peterson.

From DC Direct, VP — Design & DC Direct Creative Georg Brewer, DC Direct Design Director Jim Fletcher and Account Manager Steven Schweiger.

Senior VP — Creative Director Richard Bruning will be on hand from Creative Services, as will Creative Services Manager Larry Daley and Online Editor Kwanzaa Johnson.

From Editorial Administration, look for Manager — Editorial Contract Administration Larry Ganem and Manager — Editorial Administration Accounting Roger Rivera.

The Sales & Marketing department will be represented VP — Sales Bob Wayne, VP — Marketing John Cunningham, Director of Publicity David Hyde, Manager — Events & Retailer Services Fletcher Chu-Fong, Manager — Direct Sales Vince Letterio, Manager — Marketing Matt Keller, Admininstrator — Direct Sales Michael Freeman, Representative — Mass Market Sales Brett Shanahan and Representative — Marketing Services Rex Ogle.

DC also will sponsor several panels at the convention including:

Friday August 10

DC COMICS TALENT SEARCH, 10:00-10:45 a.m.

Come hear what DC Comics looks for in artists and how to improve your chances at becoming a working professional. Remember, diversity is the key with DC: DC Universe, Vertigo, WildStorm, Mad Magazine, Minx and more! This extremely informative orientation session will explain how DC’s Talent Search works. In order to have your work reviewed, attendance at this orientation session is mandatory — not all attendees are guaranteed a review.

DC NATION, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Come one, come all, rise up and join the DC NATION! Meet Dan DiDio, Senior VP — Executive Editor DCU, as he invites you to join the revolution. Discuss surviving 52, living in a multi-verse guarded by Monitors, and try to discover the secret of the cosmic chess game as the DCU counts down.

VERTIGO: FROM THE EDGE, 5:00-6:00 p.m.

The imprint behind smart and provocative books like FABLES, DMZ, and Y: THE LAST MAN invites you to get the lowdown with Jonathan Vankin, Editor — Vertigo, Bob Wayne, VP — Sales, writer Brian Azzarello and more as they present the latest news from the cutting edge — and more!

Saturday August 11

DC COMICS TALENT SEARCH, 10:00-10:45

See description above

DCU: New Worlds Order, 11:00–12:00 p.m.

The DC Universe survived 52, but will it survive Countdown? Dan DiDio, Senior VP — Executive Editor DCU and Bob Wayne, VP — Sales are joined by Tony Daniel (TEEN TITANS, THE FLASH), Patrick Gleason (GREEN LANTERN CORPS), Sean McKeever (COUNTDOWN, TEEN TITANS), Will Pfeifer (CATWOMAN), J. Torres (WONDER GIRL), Ethan Van Sciver (GREEN LANTERN) and others for a peek into what’s upcoming in comics’ greatest universe!

Sunday August 12

WILDSTORM: STORM FRONT, 12:30-1:30pm

2007 is shaping up to be a banner year for DC’s left coast imprint, WildStorm. Be here to see what’s on the horizon in the WildStorm Universe! Bob Wayne, VP — Sales and Scott Peterson, Editor — WildStorm, ask you to get in on the ground floor of the coming revolution in a panel featuring Whilce Portacio (WETWORKS), J. Torres (NINJA SCROLL), and more!

PLATTSBURGH RETAILERS TO RECEIVE GREEN LANTERN #21 SECOND PRINTING AND JLA CLASSIFIED #41 ON AUGUST 15

Please note that retailers serviced by Diamond’s Plattsburgh warehouse will receive both the GREEN LANTERN #21 Second Printing (JUN078026) and JLA CLASSIFIED #41 (JUN070204) on August 15, one week later than other retailers will receive them.

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JLA Classified #41

DC PROVIDES FREE REPLACEMENT COPIES OF HELLBLAZER #234

Due to an error, page 22 of HELLBLAZER #234 (MAY070244) was printed with no dialogue. DC Comics is going back to press on this issue, and retailers will receive it at no cost in the same quantities as their orders on the issue to date.

The new printing of HELLBLAZER #234 will appear on invoices under item code JUN078190 at no cost. This new edition will have a different colored logo than the original version.

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Hellblazer #234

DC COMICS EXTENDS RETURNS WINDOW FOR NEIL GAIMAN AND CHARLES VESS’ STARDUST HC

With the movie Stardust set to open in theaters on August 10, DC Comics announces that the returns window for NEIL GAIMAN AND CHARLES VESS’ STARDUST HC (JAN070377) has been extended. Full copies of this item will be returnable through September 28.

DC COMICS CLOSED ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 17

Please note that the offices of DC Comics and WildStorm will be closed on Friday, August 17 for a special summer holiday.

BACK TO PRESS!

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

ASTRO CITY: CONFESSIONS TP (JUN058058) (5th printing) Now priced $19.99/ 23.99 Can.
BATMAN: DARK VICTORY TP (MAR058151) (4th printing) Now priced $19.99/ 23.99 Can.
BATMAN: YEAR ONE TP (OCT060163) (3rd printing) Now priced $14.99/ 17.99 Can.

SHIPPING CHANGES

BATMAN #667 APR070162 8/8/07 6/27/07
DEADMAN #12 (VERTIGO) MAY070235 8/8/07 7/18/07
JACK OF FABLES #13 (VERTIGO) MAY070240 8/8/07 7/25/07
STARDUST: MOON STAR STATUE (DC DIRECT) JAN070409 8/8/07 7/11/07
SUPERMAN CHRONICLES VOL. 3 TP MAY070150 8/8/07 8/1/07
BATMAN MINI STATUE II (DC DIRECT) JAN070385 8/15/07 8/22/07
MAD MAGAZINE #481 JUN070232 8/15/07 8/1/07
SUPERMAN VS. DOOMSDAY COLLECTOR SET (DC DIRECT) MAR070280 8/15/07 8/29/07
BATMAN #668 MAY070134 8/22/07 7/25/07
BATMAN 1:4 SCALE MUSEUM QUALITY STATUE (DC DIRECT) JAN070383 8/22/07 8/15/07
MAD CLASSICS #17 JUN070233 8/22/07 8/8/07
SUPERMAN #666 JUN070174 8/22/07 8/8/07
BATMAN: BATMAN AND SON HC APR070165 8/29/07 8/8/07
JACK KIRBY’S FOURTH WORLD OMNIBUS VOL. 2 HC APR070196 9/5/07 8/22/07
JACK OF FABLES #14 (VERTIGO) JUN070271 9/12/07 8/29/07
JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #9 JUL070230 9/12/07 9/5/07
JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #9 VARIANT EDITION JUL070231 9/12/07 9/5/07
SUPERMAN CONFIDENTIAL #6 MAY070148 9/19/07 7/11/07
ALL STAR SUPERMAN #9 JUN070172 9/26/07 8/22/07
DEADMAN #13 (VERTIGO) JUN070265 10/3/07 8/15/07
SUPERMAN CONFIDENTIAL #7 JUN070175 10/3/07 8/29/07
TRIALS OF SHAZAM! #8 APR070212 10/3/07 6/20/07
SUPERMAN CONFIDENTIAL #8 JUL070223 10/17/07 9/5/07
TRIALS OF SHAZAM! #9 JUN070212 10/31/07 8/29/07
THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN: THE BLACK DOSSIER HC (ABC) JUL060241 TBA 10/25/06

ARRIVING IN STORES THIS WEEK: RELEASE DATE — AUGUST 8, 2007

100 BULLETS VOL. 11: ONCE UPON A CRIME TP (VERTIGO) MAY070233
ALAN MOORE: THE COMPLETE WILDC.A.T.S TP (WILDSTORM) MAY070211
BATMAN #667 APR070162
BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #8 JUN070168
THE BATMAN STRIKES! #36 (JOHNNY DC) JUN070224
BLACK ADAM: THE DARK AGE #1 JUN070156
BLACK ADAM: THE DARK AGE #1 VARIANT EDITION JUN070157
CARTOON NETWORK ACTION PACK #16 (JOHNNY DC) JUN070228
COUNTDOWN 38 JUN070142
DEADMAN #12 (VERTIGO) MAY070235
THE DEVIL DOES EXIST VOL. 11 (CMX) MAY070202
DMZ #22 (VERTIGO) JUN070268
FABLES #64 (VERTIGO) JUN070270
GEN13 #11 (WILDSTORM) JUN070246
GREEN ARROW: YEAR ONE #3 JUN070191
GREEN LANTERN #21 (2ND PRINT) JUN078026
GREEN LANTERN #22 JUN070195
GREEN LANTERN CORPS #14 (2ND PRINT) JUN078027
JACK OF FABLES #13 (VERTIGO) MAY070240
JLA CLASSIFIED #41 JUN070204
OUTSIDERS: FIVE OF A KIND – WEEK 2: KATANA/SHAZAM JUN070160
SHOWCASE PRESENTS: ADAM STRANGE VOL. 1 TP MAY070180
STORMWATCH: PHD #10 (WILDSTORM) JUN070245
SUPERMAN CHRONICLES VOL. 3 TP MAY070150
TENJHO TENGE VOL. 15 (CMX) MAY070207
TRIALS OF SHAZAM! #8 APR070212
UN-MEN #1 (VERTIGO) JUN070260
DC Direct
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA SERIES 1 MASTER ASSORTMENT JAN070386
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA SERIES 1 INNER ASSORTMENT JAN070387
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA SERIES 1: SUPERMAN ACTION FIGURE JAN070388
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA SERIES 1: BLACK LIGHTNING ACTION FIGURE JAN070389
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA SERIES 1: BLACK CANARY ACTION FIGURE JAN070390
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA SERIES 1: VIXEN ACTION FIGURE JAN070391
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA SERIES 1: RED ARROW ACTION FIGURE JAN070392
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA SERIES 1: SUPERMAN 12 PACK JAN070393
STARDUST: MOON STAR STATUE JAN070409
Promo Items
AME-COMI BATGIRL AND CATWOMAN PROMO POSTER APR078148
BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE STATUE BY ANDY KUBERT PROMO POSTER APR078149

ARRIVING IN STORES NEXT WEEK: RELEASE DATE — AUGUST 15, 2007

ACTION COMICS #854 JUN070148
AMAZONS ATTACK #5 JUN070151
APOTHECARIUS ARGENTUM VOL. 2 (CMX) MAY070201
AQUAMAN: SWORD OF ATLANTIS #55 JUN070183
ARMY @ LOVE #6 JUN070263
BLACK CANARY #4 JUN070194
BOOSTER GOLD #1 JUN070155
BOOSTER GOLD #1 VARIANT EDITION MAY078333
THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #6 JUN070187
CATWOMAN #70 JUN070150
CATWOMAN: IT’S ONLY A MOVIE TP MAY070144
CHECKMATE #17 JUN070185
COUNTDOWN 37 JUN070143
THE FLASH #231 JUN070188
THE FLASH: GREATEST STORIES EVER TOLD TP MAY070163
FRIDAY THE 13TH: PAMELA’S TALE #2 (WILDSTORM) JUN070254
GOOD AS LILY (MINX) MAY070226
GRIFTER & MIDNIGHTER #6 (WILDSTORM) JUN070244
HELLBLAZER #235 (VERTIGO) JUN070272
THE HIGHWAYMEN #3 (WILDSTORM) JUN070250
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #12 JUN070200
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #12 VARIANT EDITION JUN070201
LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES IN THE 31ST CENTURY #5 (JOHNNY DC) JUN070227
LOVELESS #19 (VERTIGO) JUN070274
MAD MAGAZINE #481 JUN070232
MUSASHI #9 VOL. 12 (CMX) MAY070204
OUTSIDERS: FIVE OF A KIND – WEEK 3: THUNDER/ MARTIAN MANHUNTER JUN070161
THE PROGRAMME #2 (WILDSTORM) JUN070251
ROBIN #165 JUN070169
SHADOWPACT #16 JUN070211
THE SPIRIT ARCHIVES VOL. 22 HC APR070219
SUPERMAN/BATMAN #39 JUN070176
DC Direct
BATMAN MINI STATUE II JAN070385
SUPERMAN VS. DOOMSDAY COLLECTOR SET MAR070280

ARRIVING IN STORES IN TWO WEEKS: RELEASE DATE — AUGUST 22, 2007

BATMAN #668 MAY070134
BATMAN/LOBO: DEADLY SERIOUS #1 JUN070166
BIRDS OF PREY #109 JUN070182
BLUE BEETLE #18 JUN070184
COUNTDOWN 36 JUN070144
CROSSING MIDNIGHT #10 (VERTIGO) JUN070264
GREEN ARROW: YEAR ONE #4 JUN070192
GREEN LANTERN CORPS #15 JUN070196
JSA CLASSIFIED #29 JUN070205
MAD CLASSICS #17 JUN070233
MANHUNTER VOL. 3: ORIGINS TP MAY070178
NINJA SCROLL TP MAY070218
OUTSIDERS: FIVE OF A KIND – WEEK 4: METAMORPHO/AQUAMAN JUN070162
OYAYUBIHIME INFINITY VOL. 6 (CMX) MAY070206
SCOOBY-DOO #123 JUN070231
SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WONDER WOMAN VOL. 1 TP MAY070181
THE SPIRIT #9 JUN070214
SUPERGIRL AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #33 JUN070209
SUPERMAN #666 JUN070174
TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: BY HIMSELF #1 JUN070257
YOUNG MAGICIAN VOL. 9 (CMX) MAY070208
DC Direct
BATMAN 1:4 SCALE MUSEUM QUALITY STATUE JAN070383
CATWOMAN POSTER JAN070413
POWERGIRL POSTER JAN070411
SUPERGIRL POSTER JAN070410
ZATANNA POSTER JAN070412

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