DC celebrates 'Sandman: Endless Nights' with double-order incentives

Wed, May 28th, 2003 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

Official Press Release

In celebration of VERTIGO's THE SANDMAN: ENDLESS NIGHTS HC, DC Comics offers retailers two exciting order incentives tying into this extraordinary, oversized hardcover. Retailers are encouraged to take advantage of New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman's growing popularity beyond the comics market to introduce even more readers to the deft and intricate delights of The Sandman Library.

These offers are open to all retailers placing initial orders on THE SANDMAN: ENDLESS NIGHTS HC equal to or greater than 125% of their initial orders for THE SANDMAN: THE DREAM HUNTERS HC (AUG990255).

The first incentive item is THE SANDMAN: ENDLESS NIGHTS SPECIAL. This one-shot comic features the complete, 20-page tale of Dream written by Neil Gaiman with art by Miguelanxo Prado from the ENDLESS NIGHTS HC, with a cover by Prado. Also included is a special peek at Prado's exquisite pencil art and more! No Sandman enthusiast will want to miss THE SANDMAN: ENDLESS NIGHTS SPECIAL - and the SPECIAL will be the perfect introduction for comics and fantasy readers who have only heard about the wonders of THE SANDMAN.

Qualifying retailers may place one initial order for an unlimited number of copies of THE SANDMAN: ENDLESS NIGHTS SPECIAL. This item is only available to qualifying retailers and will not be offered any other way. THE SANDMAN: ENDLESS NIGHTS SPECIAL is one-shot suggested for mature readers and is scheduled to arrive in stores on September 3 with a cover price of $2.95 U.S.

In addition, qualifying retailers may order any in-stock SANDMAN-related items from DC Direct at 70% off. Please note that supplies of some of these items are very limited; orders may be allocated. (Items are offered at the reduced net prices indicated below.)

The items are:

Regular Discounted Price U.S. Price U.S.

DEATH STATUE (STAR13565) $175.00 $52.50


DELIRIUM SOFT TOY (STAR12032) $14.95 $4.49


THE DREAMING PVC SET (STAR10780) $39.95 $11.99


THE ENDLESS PEWTER SET (STAR08391) $175.00 $52.50


THE ENDLESS PVC SET (STAR08528) $39.95 $11.99


THE SANDMAN 10TH ANNIVERSARY STATUE (STAR08534) $195.00 $58.50

THE SANDMAN BRONZE STATUE (STAR07480) $1,800.00 $540.00

THE SANDMAN ARABIAN NIGHTS MINI-STATUE (STAR08516) $39.95 $11.99

THE SANDMAN SANDGLOBE (STAR14018) $79.95 $23.99

Net Reduced Price Net Price

THE SANDMAN: DANIEL ACTION FIGURE (STAR14407) $10.00 $6.50


THE SANDMAN: DESIRE ACTION FIGURE (STAR14409) $10.00 $6.50


THE SANDMAN: INCARNATIONS DELUXE ACTION FIGURE SET (STAR12293) $25.00 $15.00


THE SANDMAN: MORPHEUS ACTION FIGURE (STAR10450) $10.00 $6.50

These offers are available only on initial orders of THE SANDMAN: ENDLESS NIGHTS HC. All DC Direct items included in this offer must be ordered on the June Previews Order Form.

Retailers who did not have active Diamond accounts when THE SANDMAN: THE DREAM HUNTERS HC was solicited or did not order this title may qualify for this DC Direct discount as follows:

Discount Level Qualifying Quantity


35% 5 copies


40% 7 copies


50% 10 copies


52% 15 copies


55% 20 copies


56% 35 copies


57% 55 copies

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