We just received this email from Diamond Comics Distributors
***** MARVEL COMICS DAMAGE ADVISORY
Dear Diamond Customer:
Due to a serious accident involving the truck transporting Marvel Comics titles from the printer to Diamond's Distribution Centers, several Marvel titles were damaged or lost.
As a result, orders for several Marvel titles that were scheduled to arrive on February 3 will not be filled in full.
The situation affects three groups of titles.
***** GROUP ONE
Customers will be allocated to approximately 80%-95% of their total ordered quantities on the following Marvel books.
PLATTSBURGH CUSTOMERS, PLEASE NOTE: While a significant portion of your orders for these titles (about 60%-90%) will ship to you on February 3, you will receive some quantities of these titles ONE WEEK LATER, on February 10.
ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE
DEC090501 INDOMITABLE IRON MAN B&W $3.99
DEC090497 INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #23 $2.99
DEC090503 IRON MAN MAGAZINE SPECIAL EDITION $6.99
DEC090432 SIEGE #2 (OF 4) $3.99
DEC090434 SIEGE EMBEDDED #2 (OF 4) $3.99
DEC090458 SPIDER-MAN NOIR EYES WITHOUT A FACE #3 (OF 4) $3.99
DEC090464 ULTIMATE COMICS X #1 $3.99
DEC090558 WOLVERINE SAVAGE $3.99
DEC090456 X-MEN NOIR MARK OF CAIN #3 (OF 4) $3.99
***** GROUP TWO:
Two titles -- INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #23 DEADPOOL VARIANT (DEC090498) and WOLVERINE SAVAGE DEADPOOL VARIANT (DEC090559) – incurred substantial damage and loss.
As a result, NO QUANTITIES of these titles will be distributed on February 3. These issues are being reprinted.
***** GROUP THREE
The following Marvel books will NOT be allocated by Diamond Distribution Centers.
PLATTSBURGH CUSTOMERS: You should expect to receive split shipments of your quantities of these titles, with approximately 80% or more arriving on February 3, followed by the balance on February 10.
ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE
DEC090564 CABLE #23 $2.99
DEC090460 DEADPOOL TEAM-UP #896 $2.99
DEC090433 SIEGE #2 (OF 4) DELL'OTTO VAR $3.99
OCT098180 SIEGE #2 (OF 4) QUESADA SKETCH VAR (PP #898) $3.99
DEC090459 SPIDER-MAN NOIR EYES WITHOUT A FACE #3 (OF 4) VAR $3.99
DEC090518 TORCH #5 (OF 8) $3.99
DEC090466 ULTIMATE COMICS X #1 A ADAMS FOILOGRAM VAR $3.99
DEC090468 ULTIMATE COMICS X #1 A ADAMS SPOILER LINE-UP VAR $3.99
DEC090465 ULTIMATE COMICS X #1 A ADAMS VILLAIN VAR $3.99
DEC090551 WOLVERINE WEAPON X #10 $3.99
DEC090457 X-MEN NOIR MARK OF CAIN #3 (OF 4) VAR $3.99
Marvel is working to quickly reprint the impacted quantities of each book. Quantities not received on February 3 should ship from one to two weeks of that initial ship date.
So it looks like we'll be getting MOST of these affected titles, then the balance of our orders a week later, so subscribers should be covered. Let's just hope everyone involved is OK.
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