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DRAGON'S BREATH
The Official Newsletter of Heroes and Dragons
http://www.heroesanddragons.com
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From: [email protected]
v.7.36:  October 26, 2002 - "Fall Back" Reminder
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CONTENTS:
 >>  Remember to "Fall Back" If You Observe Daylight Saving Time
 >>  Get 10% Off at Our 2nd Annual Halloween Costume Sale
 >>  New Auctions Going Up Sunday, October 27
 >>  November PREVIEWS Available Online
      ... Orders Due November 16
 >>  Corrections
      ... Dreher High School Comic Art Contest Winners
      ... DAREDEVIL Is a *20th* Century Fox Film
 >>  Our Back-Issue Department Is Growing Again!
 >>  Sites to See
      ... Time to Kill?  Check Out These Web Sites!
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 >>  REMEMBER TO "FALL BACK" IF YOU OBSERVE DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME
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Just a quick reminder to everyone in applicable areas that Daylight Saving
Time officially ends on Sunday morning, October 27, at 2:00am.
If your part of the world observes daylight saving time, be sure to set your
clocks *BACK* one hour tonight.  (Yes, you'll get an extra hour of sleep,
to make up for the one you lost when we started this year's Daylight
Saving Time cycle back in April!)
North Americans should technically set their clocks at 3:00am,
jumping backward to 2:00am.  Folks in the European Union should change 
their clocks at 1:00am Greenwich Mean Time (London Time), jumping
backward to midnight.
For more on Daylight Saving Time (in the U.S. and abroad):
   http://webexhibits.org/daylightsaving/b.html.
 >>  GET 10% OFF AT OUR 2ND ANNUAL HALLOWEEN COSTUME SALE
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Last year's Halloween Costume sale was so popular, we've decided
to do it again!
Wear a costume into the store on Wednesday, October 30
(the day before Halloween), and you'll receive a 10% discount
on any purchases you make!  New comics, back issues, miniatures,
anime, t-shirts  all items will be discounted 10% at the register
when you check out!
For added fun, we'll have special guests from the 501st Legion 
STAR WARS' only officially-sanctioned costuming club!
If you show up in costume, we'll be asking for your name, e-mail
address, and phone number to enter you in our special door prize
drawing.
Like last year, there's only one rule to qualify for the
across-the-board 10% discount:
 > YOU MUST WEAR YOUR COSTUME FOR DURATION OF YOUR VISIT!
Pulling out your mask at the register and asking for a discount
just isn't any fun, folks!
Complete details can be found here:
   http://www.heroesanddragons.com/NewsFeatures/Features/Halloween2002
 >>  NEW AUCTIONS GOING UP SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27
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We took the past week off from eBay, but we'll be launching
a brand-new round of auctions on Sunday, October 27.
Look for a continuation of our current round of statue clearance
auctions, with all items starting at 40% off or less.  Most
statues will start at wholesale cost, with some starting as
low as 1/3 of their original retail prices.
And to make things more fun, WE'RE RE-LISTING ALL
UNSOLD STATUES FROM THE PAST THREE ROUNDS OF
AUCTIONS WITH *EVEN LOWER* MINIMUM BIDS!  Woo!
Sorry, but we are not accepting offers on these items outside
of auction!  We are also not offering payment terms; payment is
due within 15 days of the close of auction.
Good luck!
To view the complete list online and place bids, go to:
   http://www.heroesanddragons.com/Auctions
(Or click the eBay PowerSellers logo on our home page.)
 >>  NOVEMBER "PREVIEWS" AVAILABLE ONLINE
       ... ORDERS DUE NOVEMBER 16
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We've posted the text version of PREVIEWS online for you to view.
You'll find the complete text of the PREVIEWS catalog, the Adult
Supplement, and the STAR System catalog -- as well as other
great tools -- at our Subscription Program page.
You can also submit your PREVIEWS order online.
We encourage you to check out this feature and make the most
of it:
   http://www.heroesanddragons.com/SubscriptionProgram
 -- PREVIEWS orders are due SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16. --
 >>  CORRECTIONS
       ... DREHER HIGH SCHOOL COMIC ART CONTEST WINNERS
       ... "DAREDEVIL" IS A *20TH* CENTURY FOX FILM
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In DRAGON'S BREATH v.7.35, I misspelled finalist CASEY BRAYBOY's
name.  Sorry, Casey!
Thanks to SCOTT BRADEN at Diamond Comics, retailers around the
world will get a peek at the contest's Grand Prize Winner, DALTON 
HILLFINGER, and his cover for THE GRENADE CREW in an upcoming 
issue of the trade magazine DIAMOND DIALOGUE.  Stay tuned for 
details.
In DRAGON'S BREATH v.7.34, I called the upcoming DAREDEVIL movie
a "21st Century Fox film."  It isn't.
It's a 20th Century Fox Film.  20th Century Fox did not change
their studio name just because we moved into a new millennium.
 >>  OUR BACK-ISSUE DEPARTMENT IS GROWING AGAIN!
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That's right --we're adding even more books to our already 
massive "Monster Stock" of $1.00 comics!
We've recently rearranged the dollar books to make room 
for 400 new boxes -- and we'll be bringing those books out 
slowly over the next several months, integrating them into
our existing stock.
Mail-order customers will benefit from the expansion, too!
Books that were previously inaccessible will become more
and more available over the next several months.  If you 
haven't checked with us on your missing issues, now would
be a good time to do so -- then again in February, once 
we've added more merchandise to the Monster Stock.
In the meantime, we've moved our Hot Books closer to the
new comics -- directly in front of the New Comics Wall, in 
fact!
If you're looking for Golden Age, Silver Age, and Bronze Age
books, you'll still find those in the same place -- the row 
leading toward the Monster Stock.
Stay tuned for further developments!
 >>  SITES TO SEE
       ... TIME TO KILL?  CHECK OUT THESE WEB SITES!
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Here's some more cool stuff to keep you all busy:
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The DAREDEVIL site is adding more cool stuff in an effort
to prepare for the movie's February 14 debut.  In addition
to the super-cool "Test Your Senses Against Daredevil" 
quiz, they've started a fan art contest:
   http://www.daredevilmovie.com/fanart/linkspage.html
Enter the contest, win big prizes, and tell everyone you
learned to draw Daredevil from shopping at Heroes and 
Dragons!
Oh, and if you haven't matched your senses against 
Daredevil's yet, the challenge is still on:
   http://www.daredevilmovie.com/quiz/quiz.html
   Submitted by 20TH CENTURY FOX.
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Pete Abrams's online comic SLUGGY FREELANCE is
currently spoofing the range of cinematic, um, 
"diversity" in this summer and fall's Hollywood offerings.
(I left this link out for several weeks by mistake,
but I'm assured this will still be a good place for
you to jump in and start reading):
   http://www.sluggy.com/daily.php?date=020902
   Submitted by GREG LEATHERMAN SOMMERS.
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Not sure what to make of the BATTLE OF THE 
PLANETS hype?  Maybe you don't remember the
show all that well, but you don't want to admit it
to your friends.  If that's the case, you can watch
episodes online at the DivX video showcase for
pennies -- and no one has to know.  Here's DivX's
showcase episode, "Mammoth Shark Menace":
   http://www.divx.com/showcase/detail.php?id=52
   Submitted by DIVX.COM.
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I say!  Nick Park's "Wallace & Gromit" are back in 10
all-new animated shorts available exclusively through
AtomFilms.  You can download and watch the first
of these "Cracking Contraptions" episodes for free:
   http://atomfilms.shockwave.com/af/spotlights/wallacegromit
  Submitted by ATOMFILMS.
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Tell me when you find a great site that might be of interest
to our readers!  I'll pass it along here and make sure you get
proper credit!
(Please include "Site to See" in the subject line of your e-mail!)
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--- DRAGON'S BREATH
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