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DC Details Midnight Openings

For 'Flashpoint' #5 and 'Justice League' #1

Published: 08/02/2011 09:07pm
Justice League David Finch Variant
In conjunction with its special midnight sales on Wednesday, August 31st, DC Comics is offering a free overship of Flashpoint #5.  Retailers who order 125% of their order for Flashpoint #1 will receive a free additional 25% overship, which means retailers can get 150% of their Flashpoint #1 order and only have to pay for 125%.  Flashpoint #5, which is written by Geoff Johns and illustrated by Andy Kubert and Sandra Hope, is the final issue of groundbreaking miniseries that pivots into the “New 52,” which begins with Justice League #1, which is written by Geoff Johns and illustrated by Jim Lee and Scott Williams, also debuts on August 31st.
 
Finch Pencil Variant
DC Entertainment is kicking off the “New 52” on August 31 with the midnight release of the two red-hot comics: Justice League #1 and Flashpoint #5.  To insure the event is a success for all participants, DC has established the following guidelines.  This promotion is open to all US and Canadian accounts in good standing currently receiving comics on Tuesday for Wednesday on-sale.  Retailers need to adhere to the on-sale date and time of Wednesday, August 31, at 12:01 am.
 
The only new DC titles that can be sold on Wednesday, August 31 at 12:01am
are:
 
Justice League--Lee/Williams Cover
Justice League #1 Jim Lee/Scott Williams cover (JUL110187)
Justice League #1  David Finch Variant Edition (JUL110188)
Justice League #1 B&W David Finch Variant Edition (MAY118218)
Justice League #1 Combo Pack (JUL110189)
 
Flashpoint #5 (JUN110178)
Flashpoint #5 Variant Edition Cover A (JUN110179)
Flashpoint #5 Variant Edition Cover B (JUN110180)
 
No other new DC items from that week's new releases may be sold during the event.  Failure to adhere to the on-sale date and time will result in the loss of Tuesday delivery.
 
Due to the Monday, August 29 Summer Bank Holiday, the midnight sale option will not be available to UK retailers.
 
 
Official Photo of Ben Affleck as Batman
Gritty Close-Up on Display at SDCC
Moody shot of stubbly Dark Knight.