Johns/Donner's "Action Comics" #844 Sells Out, 2nd Printing To Come

Thu, November 16th, 2006 at 12:00am PST

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Official Press Release

After a quick sell out at DC Comics, ACTION COMICS #844 is being rushed back to press for a second printing. This issue features the debut of the new creative team of writers Geoff Johns & Richard Donner and artist Adam Kubert.

"It's been an absolute honor to be a part of ACTION COMICS with Dick, Adam, (colorist) Dave Stewart, (letterer) Rob Leigh, (editor) Matt Idelson and (associate editor) Nachie Castro," says Johns. "I'm incredibly proud of the work we're all doing and thankful for the retailers and readers giving our run on ACTION a go."

ACTION COMICS #844 Second Printing (OCT068020) features a recolored version of the original cover by Adam Kubert, and is scheduled to arrive in stores on December 6.

To ensure delivery on December 6, retailers must place orders by Sunday, November 26. Please note that quantities will be limited and may sell out before November 26.

Also, retailers may order one copy of the ACTION COMICS #844 VARIANT EDITION, featuring a cover by Andy Kubert, for every ten copies of the ACTION COMICS #844 Second Printing (OCT068020) ordered through November 26. The ACTION COMICS #844 VARIANT EDITION now may be ordered under the Diamond item code OCT068021.

Retailers may order these issues by contacting their Diamond Customer Service Representative or DC Sales Representative, or by email at

In addition, upcoming issues are available as follows:

  • ACTION COMICS #845 (SEP060202) is available for advance reorder and is scheduled to arrive in stores on November 22.

  • ACTION COMICS #846 (OCT060166) is solicited in the October Previews (Volume XVI #10) and is scheduled to arrive in stores on December 27.


  • ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #10 Variant Edition (NOV060186) is solicited in the November Previews (Volume XVI #11) and is scheduled to arrive in stores on January 31. This edition features a variant cover by Gary Frank; retailers may order one copy of this edition for every ten copies of ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #10 ordered.

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