Updated shipping information for Marvel comics and products being released beyond the week of 09/23/2009, provided by Diamond Distribution and our friends at Things From Another World.
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Product Changes, New Printings & Variant Editions
- Deadpool #14 & Deadpool #15 have sold out at Diamond (though copies may still be available at retail level) and will return with Deadpool #14 Second Printing Variant & Deadpool #15 Second Printing Variant. Deadpool #14 Second Printing Variant (FOC—9/17/09, On-Sale—10/07/09) features Shawn Crystal’s interior art on the cover. Deadpool #15 Second Printing Variant (FOC—9/24/09, On-Sale—10/14/09) features the interior art of Paco Medina on the cover.
- The Torch #1 has sold out at Diamond (though copies may still be available at retail level) and will return with The Torch #1 Second Printing Variant (FOC – 9/24/09, On Sale – 10/14/09). This second printing features the interior art of Patrick Berkenkotter on the cover.
- Invincible Iron Man #17 has sold out at Diamond (though copies may still be available at retail level) and will return with Invincible Iron Man #17 Second Printing Variant (FOC—9/24/09, On-Sale—10/14/09). Invincible Iron Man #17 Second Printing Variant features the interior art of Salvador Larroca on the Cover.
- Marvel Comics has announced a previously unsolicited variant for X-Babies #1 as well as X-Babies #2, the covers of which are drawn by series artist Jacob Chabot and pay homage to the kid-centric Star Comics line of the mid-80s.
- Marvel has announced the Models Inc #2 Tabloid Kurth Variant. This new variant is free of order qualifiers, allowing retailers to order as many copies as they wish, while supplies last.
- Realm of Kings One-shot (SEP090452, $3.99) will have art by Mahmud Asrar as well as Leonardo Manco.
- Web of Spider-Man #1 (AUG090447, $3.99) will have a story by Sean McKeever and Stephanie Buscema along with the originally solicited creators. Additionally, the cover to its Zombie Variant (AUG090448, $3.99) will be by Mirco Pierfederici.
- X-Men vs. Agents of Atlas #1 Variant (AUG090455, $3.99) will have cover art by Humberto Ramos.
- Captain America: Theater of War — Ghosts of My Country (AUG090462, $3.99) will have art by Elia Bonetti.
- Incredible Hercules #136 Zombie Variant (AUG090474, $2.99) will have cover art by Salvador Espin.
- Marvel Super Hero Squad #2 (AUG090484, $3.99) will be written by Mark Hoffmeier, not Paul Tobin.
- Vengeance of Moon Knight #2 Zombie Variant (AUG090506, $2.99) will have a cover by Francesco Mattina.
- X-Babies #1 and Zombie & Star Comic Chabot Variants (AUG090530-1 & JUL098321, $3.99) will be 40 pages and will include a 17-page reprint of the X-Babies’ first appearance by Art Adams along with the solicited 22-page main story with no change in price. Additionally, the Zombie Variant cover will be by Humberto Ramos.
- Wolverine HC: Old Man Logan & Variant (AUG090551-2, $34.99) will have 224 pages, not 208 pages.
- Spider-Man: The Short Halloween Premiere HC (AUG090565, $19.99) will be 152 pages, not 136 pages.
- Runaways 3 #14 (JUL090537D) will be $2.99 and 32 pages, not $3.99 and 48 pages.
- Thor Annual #1 (JUL090553, $3.99) will have no reprint material and will have 40 pages of new content.
- Thor: Defining Moments Giant-Size #1, along with its Finch and Bianchi Variants (JUL090554, JUL098226-7) will be 48 pages and $3.99, not 64 pages and $4.99. The contents will include a 22-page main story by J. Michael Straczynski and Marko Djurdjevic along with a 14-page remastered reprint of Journey into Mystery #83 and a preview of Thor #604.