DC News: New "Transmetropolitan" TPB's; Free Replacements Of Missing "Crisis" Figures

Tue, November 7th, 2006 at 12:00am PST

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Official Press Release

DC COMICS TO RECONFIGURE KEY TRANSMETROPOLITAN TITLES

Four key titles in Vertigo's TRANSMETROPOLITAN collected edition series will be reconfigured in spring 2007, putting more classic, cutting-edge stories by Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson in each of two newly created volumes.

TRANSMETROPOLITAN VOL. 1: BACK ON THE STREETS and TRANSMETROPOLITAN VOL. 2: LUST FOR LIFE will be combined into a single, new TRANSMETROPOLITAN VOL. 1: BACK ON THE STREETS TP, featuring issues #1-12 of the series. In its new configuration, the series will be comprised of a total of nine volumes.

At the same time, TRANSMETROPOLITAN VOL. 10: ONE MORE TIME and TRANSMETROPOLITAN VOL. 0: TALES OF HUMAN WASTE will be combined into the single, new TRANSMETROPOLITAN VOL. 9: ONE MORE TIME TP, featuring TRANSMETROPOLITAN #55-60 and the Specials TRANSMETROPOLITAN: I HATE IT HERE and TRANSMETROPOLITAN: FILTH OF THE CITY. This title also will include the two TRANSMETROPOLITAN stories from the VERTIGO: WINTER'S EDGE Specials, which were previously available in TRANSMETROPOLITAN VOL. 3: YEAR OF THE BASTARD and TRANSMETROPOLITAN VOL. 4: THE NEW SCUM.

The covers of the new titles will be redesigned to prominently feature the creators' names. DC will renumber the intermediate volumes of TRANSMETROPOLITAN TPs as they go out of stock and are sent back to press.

DC DIRECT TO PROVIDE FREE REPLACEMENTS OF MISSING INFINITE CRISIS SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES

After receiving reports that some INFINITE CRISIS SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURE INNER CASE ASSORTMENTS (FEB060344) were missing either the OMAC or EARTH-PRIME SUPERBOY action figures, DC Direct offers retailers the opportunity to replace whichever figure they are missing at no cost.

Now through November 22, retailers can report these action figures as missing to their Diamond Customer Service Representatives. Diamond will ship retailers the replacement action figures at no cost.

DC DIRECT TO ACCEPT RETURNS ON WHO'S WHO MYSTERY BOX SET #2

In response to retailer concerns about the WHO'S WHO MYSTERY BOX SET #2 (MAR060415), which features information about what figure is in each box, DC Direct will accept both single box and full case returns.

Retailers may make returns now through December 1.

Single box returns must be made under the item code SEP068087. For each single box return, retailers will be issued a $3.00 U.S. credit.

Full case returns must be made under the original item code MAR060415. For each full case return, retailers will be issued a $60.00 U.S. credit.

DC Direct apologizes for any inconvenience.

 
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