Non-attendees who preordered the Comic-Con-exclusive 12" Anakin as Vader Sith Apprentice figure will start seeing their cards charged next Monday.

Sideshow is sending out their email notice about orders for the SDCC Non-Attendee 12" Anakin as Darth Vader: Sith Apprentice figure getting ready to begin processing credit cards next Monday, July 24th. Here's what it says:
Thank you for your pre-order of the Comic-Con Non-Attendee 12" Darth Vader – Sith Apprentice (item #2139SC) from our Star Wars 12" figure line.

At this time, we would like to inform you that we will BEGIN processing credit cards for this purchase on July 24, 2006. In the event your credit card declines, you will be notified via email and will have 24 Hours to provide us with new payment information for this order. This must be done via phone with a customer service representative. If you do not contact us via phone within the 24 hours of a decline notice being sent, your order will be cancelled without further notice.

Due to the volume of orders for this item, please be advised there may be a delay of up to 2 weeks from the date your credit card is "pre-authorized" until your order ships. Please allow our shipping department time to ship out the many orders for this item. We appreciate your patience.