Flash #23.1 GroddMedia Release -- Due to unprecedented demand for the September 3-D motion covers, DC Entertainment announces that orders on the 52 Villains Month issues will be allocated. These issues are now sold out at the publisher level. Consumers are advised to check with their comics shops on the availability of the 3-D editions.

Now, each 3-D motion cover issue will have a Standard Edition with a 2-D cover, priced at $2.99 US. The Standard Editions are scheduled to arrive in stores on the same day as the 3-D editions, starting with titles on FOC starting August 6 and closing on August 12, which will arrive in stores on September 4.

In addition, the entire run of 3-D motion covers will return in December in the VILLAINS MONTH 3-D MOTION COMPLETE SET. This item is on FOC on August 12.

"Because of the time needed to create the 3-D motion covers, we were forced to set September print runs much further in advance than we normally would," said Dan DiDio, DC Entertainment Co-Publisher. "As we got close to the FOC dates, even though we were very aggressive with our sales forecasts for the 3-D editions, it was clear that orders for these issues were going to be greater than the quantities we had printed. Once we saw from the first 3-D edition FOCs that we were oversold on initial orders, we decided to institute a system across the entire 3-D line that was in accord with previous retailers' ordering patterns to minimize the impact of fringe speculators."

"It's very exciting to see how much interest there is in these 3-D covers, which are latest in a long line of innovations from DCE, like the fold-out poster in SUPERMAN UNCHAINED #1 or the die-cut covers from the Death of the Family issues," said Jim Lee, DC Entertainment Co-Publisher. "Our goal every September has been to create great, new ways to draw attention to our entire DC universe line and the reaction to Villains month capped by the launch of our first universe event 'Forever Evil' has been just incredible."

The allocations will range from approximately 50% to nearly 100% on different titles. The allocations are based on an average of your orders of each Villains Month titles' base title over the past few months.

Like the 3-D motion cover versions, the Standard Editions will be first printings of each title.

To give retailers as much time as possible to focus on ordering the Standard Editions and the 3-D Motion Complete Sets, retailers will no longer need to place FOC orders for the 3-D editions for the remaining weeks in August—therefore, the 3-D motion cover issues scheduled to arrive in stores on September 11, September 18 and September 25 will not be listed on FOC.

You will receive an email from Diamond detailing your allocations on each 3-D motion cover edition before the Standard Editions' FOC date. Please check your allocation on each 3-D issue carefully.

Be sure to watch your FOC lists in the coming weeks for the Standard Editions of all 52 Villains Month issues.

Please note that the digital versions of these issues do not have 3-D Motion Covers. Like the Standard Editions, the digital editions are priced at $2.99 US and will be available for download the same day the 3-D and 2-D print editions ship to stores.

If you wish to decrease your orders on any of the 3-D motion cover issues, please contact your Diamond Customer Service Representative or DC Sales Representative.

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Detective Comics #23.4 Man Bat

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Batman And Robin #23.3 Ras Al Ghul

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Batman And Robin #23.1 Two Face

Batman #23.4 Bane

Batman #23.3 Penguin

Batman #23.2 Riddler

Batman Superman #3.1 Doomsday

Superman #23.4 Parasite

Batman #23.1 Joker

Superman #23.3 Hel

Superman #23.2 Brainiac

Superman #23.1 Bizarro

Action Comics #23.4 Metallo

Action Comics #23.2 Zod

Action Comics #23.1 Cyborg Superman

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Flash #23.3 Rogues

Flash #23.2 Reverse Flash

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