How to be notified when new issues of comic books come out?
March 17, 2012 5:54 PM   Subscribe

Is there a way to be notified when new issues of specific comic books are released?

I'm trying to figure out if there's a way to be notified when a new comic book in a specific series is released. Ideally, I'd get an e-mail when a new issue of, say, The Walking Dead comes out.

An app or web site that does this would also work.
posted by bdk3clash to Sports, Hobbies, & Recreation (5 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
You might talk to your local comic shop. Mine does weekly emails about what's being released on Wednesday and will also hold the comics on reserve if I want. Your local shop may offer more specific services.

Good luck.
posted by Argyle at 6:14 PM on March 17, 2012

At least when I was more into it, pretty much every comic shop will do this, and like Argyle said, will hold books for you on a regular basis. As far as I know, they love this because it’s guaranteed sales and gives them a better idea of how much to order.
posted by bongo_x at 6:49 PM on March 17, 2012

I'm not 100% sure but I think can do this.
posted by sevenyearlurk at 7:10 PM on March 17, 2012 does do this. You can also have your local comic shop set up a "pull list" for you through comixology.
posted by hooray at 11:27 PM on March 17, 2012

I get a couple of weekly emails from Things From Another World - one is just the upcoming list, one is specific items I've requested info about. I order from them sometimes, but just getting the email is great.
posted by pupdog at 11:19 AM on March 19, 2012

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