New Comic Book Day

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New Comic Book Day

  1. (fandom slang) The day of the week on which new comic books go on sale (conventionally Wednesday).
    • 2004, Allyson A. W. Lyga, Graphic Novels in Your Media Center: A Definitive Guide:
      There are a couple of days in the week that are generally bad for a comic book store to serve its library clientele, with Wednesdays in particular being new comic book day (sometimes Thursday when Monday is a holiday).
    • 2010 April 19, Laura Hudson, “Is New Comic Book Day Moving to Tuesday?”, in ComicsAlliance[1]:
      Diamond Comics Distributors is considering moving new comic book day from Wednesday to Tuesday.
    • 2016 July 5, John Babos, “DC Comics Rebirth Spoilers: DC Rebirth Month 2 Begins With Justice League Rebirth #1, Superman #2 & Batman #2 As The Pre-Flashpoint Superman Embraces His Rebirth Role Via Preview!”, in Indie Pulse[2]:
      So do these preview pages for Justice League Rebirth #1, Superman #2 and Batman #2 compel you to check out the books this NCBD?