Official Press Release
With DC Comics' weekly series 52 set to begin on May 6, DC reminds retailers that orders for the first month of this groundbreaking series still may be adjusted. The final order cutoff date for 52 WEEK 1 is coming next week, so don't put off adjusting your orders up or down.
Final order cutoff dates for 52 WEEKS 1-4 are listed below. All issues will arrive in stores with a cover price of $2.50 U.S.
* 52 WEEK 1 (MAR060309) may be order-adjusted through April 12 and is scheduled to arrive in stores on May 10.
* 52 WEEK 2 (MAR060310) may be order-adjusted through April 19 and is scheduled to arrive in stores on May 17.
* 52 WEEK 3 (MAR060311) may be order-adjusted through April 26 and is scheduled to arrive in stores on May 24.
* 52 WEEK 4 (MAR060312) may be order-adjusted through May 3 and is scheduled to arrive in stores on May 31.
Retailers, please be sure to read the DIRECT CHANNEL attachment you receive the day before each final order cutoff date to check your orders on 52.
And don't forget that retailers placing orders on each of these issues equal to or greater than their orders on RANN-THANAGAR WAR: INFINITE CRISIS SPECIAL #1 (DEC050245) will be allowed to make full returns on these 52 WEEKS 1-4. Qualifying retailers will be required to return stripped covers from returnable issues of 52 and an affidavit of destruction to Diamond Comic Distributors at a date to be named later. Retailers will be then be issued credit for each copy, minus 10% of the cover price ($.25).