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POSTED BY: DARKSYDE
UPDATED: Saturday, July 16, 2005 13:57
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Sunday, July 10, 2005 2:50 PM

DARKSYDE


Just stoped by my local comic shop (I still have one, how cool) and asked when my Serenity order would be in. To my surprise he expects to be getting in issue 1 this comeing wednesday. So to anywho waiting who didn't know, look for this week at your local comic shop.

"That's what happens when you call the FEDS!"

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Monday, July 11, 2005 4:57 AM

BRUISERSMOM


Good! I have some on order online. If they come in early, I'll have them to read in line at comicon.

"You can keep a dog; but it is the cat who keeps people, because cats find humans useful domestic animals."--George Mikes

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Monday, July 11, 2005 8:30 AM

NOSADSEVEN


I called around to my local comic stores in the phone book, and was told to call back around the end of July, that they don't expect to get them in until August! Both stores I talked to last week said that they had ordered them about a month ago, but it usually takes a couple of months before they get them.

Have other people gotten this kind of response?

I'm really hoping to get them when they come out, rather than a month later, but I know nothing about how comics work, distribution-wise.

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Monday, July 11, 2005 9:27 AM

XION47


Quote:

Originally posted by nosadseven:
I called around to my local comic stores in the phone book, and was told to call back around the end of July, that they don't expect to get them in until August! Both stores I talked to last week said that they had ordered them about a month ago, but it usually takes a couple of months before they get them.

Have other people gotten this kind of response?

I'm really hoping to get them when they come out, rather than a month later, but I know nothing about how comics work, distribution-wise.



Out of curiousity, do live in a significant metropolitan or in a rural area?

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Monday, July 11, 2005 10:31 AM

STARPILOTGRAINGER


Diamond's final shipping list for this week (which hasn't been officially posted yet as I write this but you can find if you're clever) lists the Serenity comics as coming out this week, so they should be in most US and Canadian stores on Wednesday.

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This week: My spoiler-free Serenity review

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Monday, July 11, 2005 10:52 AM

YT

the movie is not the Series. Only the facts have been changed, to irritate the innocent; the names of the actors and characters remain the same


Pasting an email I received:
Quote:


Next week: July 13th release date

---------- Original Message -------------
Subject: Serenity 1
Date: Tue, 5 Jul 2005 22:59:36 EDT
From: YT13@domain
To: ryan@goldenapplecomics.com

When are you getting it? Fff.n says Dark Horse has just delayed release a week. It isn't listed anywhere on your upcoming list. Do you not carry Dark Horse comix?

YT



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Monday, July 11, 2005 3:28 PM

NOSADSEVEN


Well, I managed to walk into one of the stores today, and they said they should have the comic in Wednesday, after all! I guess they just didn't expect that last week...


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Tuesday, July 12, 2005 2:47 AM

258WESTAUTHENTIC


Yes, I will be getting the comics in tomorrow. I will then be shipping them out tomorrow as well.

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Serenity Comics, Action figures, RPG, Books, Trading cards... Everything Serenity can be found at my store.

http://www.bigdamnstore.com

Thanks for you support

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Tuesday, July 12, 2005 11:35 AM

MER


Yeppers! I think it's the usual for comics to come out every Wednesday...well ANY new comcis.

So, tomorrow after my dreadful workshift, it's off to my local comic book store for Serenity!...in MAYBE my uniform if I'm lazy enough.

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Wednesday, July 13, 2005 11:07 AM

MUTT999


TFAW is now telling me 7/20 for the release of issue #1. Other people are already reading their copies. (just a bit).



"That's the buffet table....."

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Friday, July 15, 2005 7:14 PM

MER


Maybe it's because everybody already bought it out. My comic store already sold out after an hour of being open to the public. If I hadn't had it on folder, I would've been screwed.

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Saturday, July 16, 2005 12:29 PM

YT

the movie is not the Series. Only the facts have been changed, to irritate the innocent; the names of the actors and characters remain the same


Here's the news from the north end of LA.
(Edited after visiting Golden Apple. Others are phone info)

Golden Apple: Sold out of Mal, one display copy each of Jayne & Inara (you might talk them into selling those -- they have no display copy of Mal). No Global Frequency collections, some individual issues.
Comic Cellar (Monrovia): Sold out of Mal, some Jayne & Inara. No Global Frequency
Toy Mandala: Sold out of all covers
Continental Comics: Sold out of all covers

Keep the Shiny Side Up . . . (wutzon) Me, on someone else's rig

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Saturday, July 16, 2005 1:57 PM

MER


We could only hope there will be a trade back after #3 if not everybody got any copies *__*

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