Marvel plans to release new comics on May 27

Marvel will stagger the release of new comics and collections, as they release their shipping plans through mid-July.

While DC teamed with two new distributors to get their comics back into stores as fast as possible, Marvel has taken a more conservative approach during the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent shutdown of Diamond Comics Distributor. This week the company announced that it will begin releasing new comics again starting May 27, with five single issues, a week after Diamond plans to restore distribution.

As they previously announced, Marvel will release a slow trickle of comics into stores, alternating the first few weeks between single issues and collections. Here’s what their release schedule will look like through July 8:

Wednesday, May 27:

  • AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #43 (FEB200924)
  • AVENGERS #33 (FEB200982)
  • MARAUDERS #10 (FEB200894)
  • STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #1 (FEB201023)
  • VENOM #25 (FEB200939)

Wednesday, June 3:

  • ASTONISHING X-MEN BY JOSS WHEDON & JOHN CASSADAY OMNIBUS HC (OCT191092)
  • GHOST RIDER VOL. 1 TPB (JAN201057)
  • MEPHISTO: [CLASSIC] TPB (JAN201070)
  • SENSATIONAL SHE-HULK BY JOHN BYRNE OMNIBUS HC (OCT191099)
  • SPIDER-MAN & VENOM: DOUBLE TROUBLE GN-TPB (JAN201078)
  • SW DARTH VADER POSTER BOOK (NOV190977)
  • THE AMAZING MARY JANE VOL. 1: DOWN IN FLAMES, UP IN SMOKE TPB (JAN201059)
  • X-MEN VOL. 1 TPB (JAN201051)

Wednesday, June 10:

  • BLACK CAT #11 (FEB200950)
  • DAREDEVIL #20 (FEB201010)
  • DEADPOOL #5 (JAN200984)
  • EXCALIBUR #10 (FEB200891)
  • MILES MORALES: SPIDER-MAN #17 (FEB200810)
  • NEW MUTANTS #10 (FEB200892)

Wednesday, June 17:

  • CONAN: THE BOOK OF THOTH TPB (JAN201065)
  • DAREDEVIL BY CHIP ZDARSKY VOL. 3 TPB (JAN201061)
  • DAWN OF X VOL. 5 TPB (JAN201049)
  • IRON MAN EPIC COLLECTION VOL. 17 TPB (JAN201069)
  • MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE AVENGERS VOL. 20 HC (OCT191105)
  • SILVER SURFER OMNIBUS VOL. 1 HC (NEW PRINTING) (OCT191090)
  • STAR WARS: AGE OF REBELLION HC (OCT191126)
  • THE UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL: BIG SQUIRRELS DON’T CRY GN-TPB (JAN201080)

Wednesday, June 24:

  • 2020 RESCUE #2 (FEB200910)
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA: MARVELS SNAPSHOTS #1 (FEB200899)
  • EMPYRE #0 AVENGERS (FEB200772)
  • IMMORTAL HULK #34 (FEB200979)
  • IRON MAN 2020 #4 FLUORESCENT (FEB200905)
  • SPIDER-HAM #5 (FEB200998)
  • STAR WARS: BOUNTY HUNTERS #3 (FEB201029)
  • THOR #5 (FEB200961)
  • AMAZING FANTASY OMNIBUS HC (NEW PRINTING) (NOV190945)
  • FANTASTIC FOUR EPIC COLLECTION: NAME IS DOOM TPB (FEB201069)
  • IRON MAN: THE ULTRON AGENDA TPB (JAN201062)
  • MARVEL-VERSE: BLACK WIDOW GN-TPB (JAN201075)
  • MORBIUS THE LIVING VAMPIRE OMNIBUS HC (NOV190952)
  • YONDU TPB (JAN201055)

Wednesday, July 1:

  • DAWN OF X VOL. 6 TPB (JAN201050)
  • EXCALIBUR TPB (JAN201053)
  • INFINITY GAUNTLET MARVEL SELECT HC (DEC190973)
  • MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN VOL. 3 HC (NOV190949)
  • MARVEL’S BLACK WIDOW PRELUDE TPB (JAN201074)
  • TIMELY’S GREATEST: THE GOLDEN AGE SUB-MARINER BY BILL EVERETT – THE POST-WAR YEARS OMNIBUS HC (OCT191094)
  • WHAT IF? CLASSIC: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION VOL. 4 TPB (FEB201068)
  • X-MEN MILESTONES: MESSIAH WAR TPB (FEB201064)
  • YOUNG AVENGERS BY GILLEN & MCKELVIE: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION TPB (FEB201067)

Wednesday, July 8:

  • BLACK PANTHER AND THE AGENTS OF WAKANDA #8 (FEB200985)
  • DR. STRANGE #5 (FEB200965)
  • EMPYRE #0 FANTASTIC FOUR (FEB200776)
  • GHOST RIDER #7 (FEB200994)
  • MARVELS X #4 (FEB200895)
  • STRANGE ACADEMY #2 (FEB200849)
  • X-FORCE #10 (FEB200893)
  • X-MEN: GOD LOVES, MAN KILLS EXTENDED CUT #1 (FEB200885)
  • AMAZING SPIDER-MAN BY NICK SPENCER VOL. 7 TPB (JAN201056)
  • IMMORTAL HULK VOL 2 HC (NOV190959)
  • MARAUDERS VOL. 1 TPB (JAN201052)
  • MARVEL MONOGRAPH: THE ART OF FRANK CHO TPB (JAN201071)
  • MARVEL’S SPIDER-MAN POSTER BOOK TPB (JAN201064)
  • MILES MORALES SPIDER-MAN (NEW PRINTING) (DEC190974)
  • SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN: THE ORIGINAL MARVEL YEARS OMNIBUS VOL. 3 HC (NOV190954)
  • STAR WARS LEGENDS EPIC COLLECTION: LEGACY VOL. 3 (JAN201076)

Marvel’s Empyre crossover series, originally scheduled to start in April, will instead begin in June. Marvel’s other spring crossover, Outlawed, continues in Miles Morales #17, but other planned issues, including the new Power Pack, Champions and New Warriors tie-in series, aren’t on the schedule yet. Other titles notably missing include the new Spider-Woman title — the best-selling direct market comic of March 2020 — as well as issues of Fantastic Four, Runaways, Wolverine and Captain America.


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