Comics Ship on Thursday This Week


Yes, because of the Memorial Day holiday, new comics are scheduled to arrive in comic book stores on Thursday this week in the United States.

What does that mean?

Well, it means that our Canadian friends usually get their books on Wednesday and then laugh at us as they read comics while playing hockey with pucks made out of bacon. And it also means that the occasional US store gets lucky and gets their books on Wednesday and then people come here and say “Well, I don’t know what you are talking about, I got my comics today” and then there is mass confusion.

Depending on what Diamond decides to do the new comic book list will either update on Monday as usual or it might not change until Tuesday.  We won’t know for a few hours.  And be sure to check in on Thursday for the Pick of the Week!

Comments

  1. I call shenanigans.  What did our ancestors fight for if not for us to be able to get our comics on Wednesdays? 

  2. Yes, and after we play hockey with our bacon hockey pucks, we fry them up and eat them (while reading Wednesday’s comics of course)!  Mmmm, try that with your so called "baseball". 😉

  3. 😛 to that.

  4. I only have like four pulls this week anyhow.

  5. If we can’t get our comics on Wednesday the terrorist win.

  6. You forgot about our Tim Hornton’s and our poutines. 😉

  7. What we do without this website to keep us informed about the ways of the world.

  8. @Hermit: Damn right. And the beer has alcohol in it here.

  9. @DarthDuck: So there’s only one terrorist out there? Oh man.

  10. It’s great to be Canadian eh!

  11. i dunno, in canada we often get delayed comics because of us holidays.  i guess they get printed in quebec, shipped to diamoond then sent back to the great white north.

  12. That means Friday or *Gulp* Monday in Australia.

  13. And what it means for our Australian iFanbasers (all 3 of us?) we have to wait until Friday. Boo.

  14. PymSlap (@alaska_nebraska) says:

    I’m psyched for this week. Probably most excited about Seth Meyers and Bill Hader’s "Short Halloween" Spidey book.

    God bless all you service men and women. Who needs the Watchtower with you guys armed to the teeth like a living bleeding Rob Liefeld drawing?

  15. LAME!

  16. Yes. Holidays are lame.

  17. Yeah, but on Thursday at least you’ll know you only have to wait six days until next Wednesday instead the entire seven!

  18. @wadeWilson: There’s Myself, Yourself and Edward I think. Who else is from OZ?

  19. Yes, just the one.  But I hear he’s damn good.  (At being bad)

  20. That means a WHOLE day more before I have an excuse to go flirt with the guy at my LCS. God. Damnit. I might need to make a trade run or back issue dive to make up for this.  Cute guys are so expensive.

  21. @itsbecca: What it means is that you can go there on Wednesday and Thursday and flirt with the guy at your LCS. If you’re willing to look a little silly at forgetting about the book release delay then you have basically doubled your time with him this week.

    Also, he may already have the books in stock but just hasn’t put them out yet so, if he likes flirting back, you may get your books before everyone else in the US.

  22. @gOofgnewt: nah, mate, Impact Comics is still getting their comics in on friday. that’s what it says on their website, anyhow

  23. Excepy for Christmas; all holidays are lame. Well actually count out Thanksgiving….any holiday which requires you to stuff your face is a good holiday. Damn that goes for 4th of July….Okay other then those three, holidays sucks.

    I CURSE YOU TO HELL FLAG DAY!!

  24. I like the way you think @reg5000.

  25. Underneath all the comic book geek lies the heart of a romantic.

  26. Sorry if this is against the rules or something, but here’s the list for this week courtesy of my LCS:

     

    BETTY & VERONICA DOUBLE DIGEST #171
    ARCHIE #597
    BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #5
    CARTOON NETWORK BLOCK PARTY #57
    SONIC UNIVERSE #4
    DC
    BATMAN IN BARCELONA DRAGONS KNIGHT
    FINAL CRISIS AFTERMATH INK #1 (OF 6)
    GOTHAM GAZETTE #1 BATMAN ALIVE
    GREEN LANTERN #41
    GREEN LANTERN #41 VAR ED
    JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #33
    JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #27
    LAST DAYS OF ANIMAL MAN #1 (OF 6)
    MADAME XANADU #11 (MR)
    NORTHLANDERS #17 (MR)
    SPIRIT #28
    SUPERMAN #688
    TEEN TITANS #71
    TRINITY #52
    UNKNOWN SOLDIER #8 (MR)
    WONDER WOMAN #32
    WONDER WOMAN #32 VAR ED
    HELLBLAZER #255 (MR)
    MARVEL
    SECRET INVASION CHRONICLES #3 (OF 9)
    DARK REIGN ELEKTRA #3 (OF 5) DKR
    DARK REIGN HOOD #1 (OF 5) DKR
    ENDERS SHADOW BATTLE SCHOOL #5 (OF 5)
    LORDS OF AVALON KNIGHTS OF DARKNESS #6 (OF 6)
    MARVEL APES GRUNT LINE SPECIAL
    NEW AVENGERS #53 BACHALO VAR DKR
    NEW AVENGERS #53 DKR
    RUNAWAYS 3 #10
    SPIDER-MAN SHORT HALLOWEEN
    STAND AMERICAN NIGHTMARES #3 (OF 5)
    STAND AMERICAN NIGHTMARES #3 (OF 5) PERKINS VAR
    X-MEN FUTURE HISTORY MESSIAH WAR SOURCEBOOK
    AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #595 DKR
    AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #595 GRANOV VAR DKR
    AVENGERS INITIATIVE #24 DKR
    AVENGERS INVADERS #11 (OF 12)
    AVENGERS INVADERS #11 (OF 12) ALBERTI VAR
    GHOST RIDER #35
    GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #14
    IMMORTAL IRON FIST #26
    INCREDIBLE HERCULES #129
    MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR #48
    MOON KNIGHT #30
    MS MARVEL #39 DKR
    NOVA #25
    SQUADRON SUPREME 2 #11
    ULTIMATE WOLVERINE VS HULK #6 (OF 6)
    WAR MACHINE #6
    WOLVERINE #72
    WOLVERINE FIRST CLASS #15
    WOLVERINE ORIGINS #36 DKR
    X-FORCE #15 XMW
    X-MEN LEGACY #224
    INDIES
    CROSSED #5 (OF 9) WRAP CVR (MR)
    CROSSED #5 (OF 9) (MR)
    EUREKA DORMANT GENE #2 (OF 4)
    FALL OF CTHULHU NEMESIS #2 (OF 4)
    FARSCAPE DARGOS LAMENT #2 (OF 4)
    HERO SQUARED LOVE & DEATH #3 (OF 3)
    IGNITION CITY #3 (OF 5) (MR)
    IGNITION CITY #3 (OF 5) PAINTED CVR (MR)
    IGNITION CITY #3 (OF 5) WRAP CVR (MR)
    RESISTANCE #6 (OF 6) (MR)
    ROBERT JORDANS NEW SPRING #6 (RES)
    TRANSFORMERS REVENGE O/T FALLEN MOVIE ADAPT #2
    CROSSED #5 (OF 9) RED CROSSED CVR INCV (NET) (MR)
    IGNITION CITY #3 (OF 5) 3-COPY INCV (NET) (MR)
    ALIENS #1 (OF 4) (C: 0-1-2)
    GARTH ENNIS BATTLEFIELDS TANKIES #2 (MR)
    MOUSE GUARD WINTER 1152 #6 (OF 6)
    USAGI YOJIMBO #120
    GLAMOURPUSS #7
    ASTOUNDING WOLF-MAN #16
    BACK TO BROOKLYN #5 (OF 5) (MR)
    DARKNESS #77
    FATHOM #7 ALE GARZA CVR
    FATHOM #7 MARCUS TO CVR
    FRINGE #5 (OF 6)
    FUTURAMA COMICS #43
    GODLAND #28 (RES)
    IMPALER #3
    LITERALS #2 (OF 3) (MR)
    MUPPET ROBIN HOOD #1 (OF 4) (C: 0-0-1)
    RAPTURE #1 OEMING CVR
    RED SONJA #44
    STAR WARS LEGACY #36 RENEGADE (C: 1-0-0)
    STARCRAFT #1
    SWORD #17 (MR)
    WILDCATS #11
    TAROT WITCH OF THE BLACK ROSE #56 (MR)
    TALES FROM RIVERDALE DIGEST #33
    DELLEC #0
    MAGAZINES, PREVIEWS
    COMIC CON MAG SPRING 2009 FREIGHT CREDIT (NET)
    WIZARD MAG #213 PACHECO ULTIMATE AVENGERS CVR (C: 0-1-2)
    WIZARD MAG #213 TRANSFORMERS 2 MOVIE CVR (C: 0-1-2)
    WIZARD MAGAZINE #213 OBAMA CVR (C: 0-1-2)
    PREVIEWS #249 JUNE 2009 CATALOG PACK EXTRAS (NET)
    PREVIEWS BACKLIST CATALOG 2009 EXTRAS (NET)
    ALIENS #1 ALIENS DAY INCENTIVE PACK (NET)
    DIAMOND DATELINE MAY 27 2009 (NET)
    MARVEL PREVIEWS #70 FOR CATALOG PACK JUNE 2009 (NET)
    PREVIEWS VOL XIX #6 RETAILER EDITION (NET)
    PREVIEWS VOL XIX #6 RETAILER ORDER FORM (NET)
    TRADES
    X-MEN HC INFERNO
    MMW ATLAS ERA JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY HC VOL 02
    HELLBOY LIBRARY ED HC VOL 02 CHAINED COFFIN & OTHERS (C: 0-1
    DC LIBRARY ROOTS OF THE SWAMP THING HC
    ELEPHANTMEN HC VOL 02 FATAL DISEASES (C: 0-1-2)
    GRAVEL HC VOL 01 BLOODY LIARS (MR)
    THIS IS A SOUVENIR SONGS OF SPEARMINT & SHIRLEY LEE GN
    TRINITY TP VOL 01
    DEADPOOL CLASSIC TP VOL 01
    DEADPOOL CLASSIC TP VOL 02
    SECRET INVASION TP
    WALKING DEAD HC VOL 01 (MR)
    DEAD AT 17 ULTIMATE ED TP
    GUARDIANS OF GALAXY PREM HC VOL 02 WAR OF KINGS
    OFF HB MARVEL UNIV A TO Z PREM HC VOL 08
    X-MEN MAGNETO TESTAMENT PREM HC
    DEADPOOL VS MARVEL UNIVERSE TP
    GREEN LANTERN HC VOL 01 THE SINESTRO CORPS WAR
    GREEN LANTERN HC VOL 02 THE SINESTRO CORPS WAR
    HOUSE OF M TP
    IMMORTAL IRON FIST PREM HC VOL 02 CITIES OF HEAVEN
    IMMORTAL IRON FIST PREM HC VOL 03 BOOK OF IRON FIST
    ULTIMATES 3 PREM HC WHO KILLED SCARLET WITCH B & W DM VAR
    DAMES DOLL AND GUN MOLLS SC (C: 0-1-2)
    CEREBUS TP VOL 07 FLIGHT
    ESSENTIAL X-MEN TP VOL 09
    GHOST RIDER DANNY KETCH TP ADDICT
    SPIDER-MAN NOIR PREM HC
    STATIC SHOCK REBIRTH OF THE COOL TP
    WORLD OF WARCRAFT ASHBRINGER HC
    X-FORCE PREMIERE HC VOL 02 OLD GHOSTS
    X-MEN WORLDS APART HC
    GREEN LANTERN SECRET ORIGIN HC
    IMMORTAL IRON FIST PREM HC VOL 04 MORTAL IRON FIST
    SANDMAN TP VOL 04 SEASON OF MISTS
    MY INNER BIMBO TP (MR)
    QUEEN & COUNTRY DEFINITIVE ED TP VOL 01 (SEP073874) (MR)
    DAWN TP VOL 01 LUCIFERS HALO (NEW PTG)
    ROBIN TEEN WONDER TP
    CABLE DEADPOOL TP VOL 07 SEPARATION ANXIETY
    FABLES TP VOL 08 WOLVES (MR)
    FABLES TP VOL 09 SONS OF EMPIRE (MR)
    CONAN TP VOL 07 CIMMERIA (C: 0-1-2)
    STAR WARS VECTOR TP VOL 02 CHAPTERS 3 AND 4 (C: 1-1-2)
    STRANGERS IN PARADISE PKT TP VOL 01 (OF 6)
    STRANGERS IN PARADISE PKT TP VOL 02 (OF 6)
    BPRD TP VOL 05 THE BLACK FLAME
    SPECIAL FORCES TP VOL 01 (MR)
    IMMORTAL IRON FIST TP VOL 03 BOOK OF IRON FIST
    BEG THE QUESTION SC
    BART SIMPSON SON OF HOMER TP
    GALVESTON TP
    DAREDEVIL TP VOL 02 HELL TO PAY
    BAYOU TP VOL 01
    BILLBOARDS HC
    DEAD OF NIGHT TP DEVIL-SLAYER
    DEATH DEFYING DEVIL TP VOL 01 (C: 0-1-2)
    INCOGNEGRO SC
    INCREDIBLE HERCULES TP LOVE AND WAR
    GODLAND TP VOL 04 AMPLIFIED NOW (C: 0-1-2)
    CABLE DEADPOOL TP VOL 01 IF LOOKS COULD KILL
    CABLE DEADPOOL TP VOL 02 BURNT OFFERING
    CABLE DEADPOOL TP VOL 03 HUMAN RACE
    CABLE DEADPOOL TP VOL 04 BOSOM BUDDIES
    CABLE DEADPOOL TP VOL 06 PAVED WITH GOOD INTENTIONS
    DAREDEVIL TP VOL 04 UNDERBOSS
    GREEN LANTERN REBIRTH TP
    IMMORTAL IRON FIST TP VOL 01
    NEW AVENGERS TP VOL 04 COLLECTIVE
    TEZUKAS BUDDHA SC 03 DEVADATTA (C: 0-1-2)
    CABLE DEADPOOL TP VOL 05 LIVING LEGENDS
    BERSERK TP VOL 29 (MR) (C: 0-1-2)
    GARTH ENNIS BATTLEFIELDS TP VOL 02 DEAR BILLY (C: 0-1-2)
    KODT BUNDLE OF TROUBLE TP VOL 26
    POWER UP GN
    WONDER WOMAN LOVE AND MURDER TP
    Y THE LAST MAN TP VOL 04 SAFEWORD (MR)
    MPD PSYCHO TP VOL 09 (MR) (C: 0-1-2)
    SPARROW JOHN WATKISS HC
    OWLY GN VOL 02 JUST A LITTLE BLUE CURR PRINTING
    MARVEL ADVENTURES TP THOR DIGEST
    100 BULLETS TP VOL 01 FIRST SHOT LAST CALL
    NANCY DREW GN SC VOL 17 NIGHT O/T LIVING CHATCHKE
    STAR WARS CLONE WARS TP VOL 03 WIND RAIDERS TALORAAN (C: 1-1
    SONIC THE HEDGEHOG ARCHIVES TP VOL 01
    SONIC THE HEDGEHOG ARCHIVES TP VOL 05
    UMBRELLA ACADEMY COMPOSITION BOOK (C: 0-1-2)
    PROMETHEA COVERS BOOK SC
    STATUES, T SHIRTS
    TRANSFORMERS MOVIE ROBOT REPLICAS AF ASST (C: 1-1-3)
    MARVEL MINIMATES SERIES 25 ASST (C: 1-1-4)
    MARVEL MINIMATES SERIES 26 WOLVERINE MOVIE ASST (C: 1-1-4)
    SUPER ADAPTOID MINI-BUST (C: 0-1-3)
    HYDRA MINI-BUST 3-PACK (C: 0-1-3)
    ST TOS UQS CAPTAIN KIRK (C: 0-1-4)
    TITANIUM MAN MINI-BUST (C: 0-1-3)
    CONAN THE AVENGER MINI BUST
    CONAN THOTH AMON BUST (C: 0-1-2)
    STAR TREK OMNIBUS TP VOL 01
    GREEN LANTERN GRAPHIX T/S XXL (C: 1-1-3)
    FORBIDDEN PLANET ROBBY THE ROBOT MODEL KIT (C: 1-1-3)
    AVENGERS VICTORS GRAY T/S XXL (C: 0-1-3)
    BLACK PANTHER IN THE MIST BLK T/S XXL (C: 0-1-3)
    MARVEL CRUNCH TIME BLK T/S XXL (C: 0-1-3)
    MARVEL EVIL GUYS BLK T/S XXL (C: 0-1-3)
    WOLVERINE DARK WOLF BLK T/S XXL (C: 0-1-3)
    GREEN LANTERN GRAPHIX T/S LG (C: 1-1-3)
    GREEN LANTERN GRAPHIX T/S MED (C: 1-1-3)
    GREEN LANTERN GRAPHIX T/S XL (C: 1-1-3)
    AVENGERS VICTORS GRAY T/S MED (C: 0-1-3)
    AVENGERS VICTORS GRAY T/S XL (C: 0-1-3)
    BLACK PANTHER IN THE MIST BLK T/S MED (C: 0-1-3)
    MARVEL CRUNCH TIME BLK T/S LG (C: 0-1-3)
    MARVEL CRUNCH TIME BLK T/S MED (C: 0-1-3)
    MARVEL CRUNCH TIME BLK T/S XL (C: 0-1-3)
    MARVEL EVIL GUYS BLK T/S MED (C: 0-1-3)
    MARVEL EVIL GUYS BLK T/S XL (C: 0-1-3)
  27. @ g0ognewt

    There’s me, but I think I’m the quiet one in the Aus team. 

  28. @ delphan: I’m from Australia! *waves hand frantically*

  29. right on, guys, i hope we can have a matty johns style night out together sometime (i don’t)

  30. @edward: Topical and inappropriate. Good combination. Then again, 99% of people here will have no idea what the hell we are talking about.

    I’d like to take this opportunity to say that NFL is boring.

  31. @reg5000: seriously? a comic fan who doesn’t like footy? i’m stuned. so reg5000 doesn’t stand for Reg Ragan?

    ha ha. Nobody knows what we’re talking about!! heh

     

  32. Based on the list kwisdumb posted, I’ll be getting Ghost Rider (Last Tony Moore issue!), Ms Marvel (First Sana Takeda issue!) and Tarot Witch of the Black Rose.

    Plus Wolverine Weapon X and Super Young Team from last week.

  33. Cool two more Aussie iFanbasers I didn’t know about. *awkward fake Aussie accent* "G’day mates"

  34. Rinky-dinky fucken die

  35. @edward: I said NFL. American football.

    Anyway. Looking forward to getting my pull list sorted. Stupid Memorial Day. 

  36. What kind of country is this where I can’t read my week’s comics until Thursday? It’s insane! I bet communist China gets there comics promptly every Wednesday at the same time every week no matter what! Oh, if the founding fathers could see us now, what calamities would they be lamenting on our comic book reading! What calamities!

  37. 37th!

  38. So does Canada get their comics from Diamond as well? If that is the case, since Diamond is in America, shouldn’t the holidays effect their schedule as well?

    I know with this being a Monday holiday that they should already have their books in the country by then, but what about the times Christmas and New Years fall on a Thursday or Friday and they still get their books on time?

    Not whining, just curious about the "system"

  39. shenanigans!! Get your brooms!!

  40. Sad…it’s my last week at my LCS before I move!

  41. Finally a big week.  Green Lantern, New Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, two Spider-Man books, Incredible Hercules, probably Knights of the Dinner Table as well (it was listed two weeks ago but hasn’t come in).  At least it won’t be boring; I’m looking forward to seeing what "American Son" has in store in ASM, and Hercules in the Underworld looks like fun.

  42. Not being able to pull my comics by noon on a Tuesday makes me a sad panda.

  43. The comics page has been updated.

  44. Cool its only in the states eh I was worried for a second there bub.