Marvel Announces New Year's Day Release for "Obi-Wan & Anakin," "Ultimates," "Spider-Gwen" & More

Thu, December 31st, 2015 at 9:44am PST | Updated: December 31st, 2015 at 9:49am

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Brett White, Assistant Editor
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Marvel's 2016 slate of comics will get a head start on the year. Due to some series issues being accidentally released early by the printer, A number of books have been shipped to stores early.

Announced via Twitter, Marvel notes that after consulting with retailers, it has bumped up the release dates of those books accordingly. The books previously scheduled to go on sale January 6 will instead be available for purchase on January 1; similarly, the comics originally solicited for January 13 will be on sale on January 6. The titles will be released digitally on those dates as well, though they may run a bit later than the issues originally planned for that day.

Among the books arriving tomorrow, making January 1 one of the rare non-Wednesday new comic book days, are the debut issues of the "Obi-Wan and Anakin" and "Rocket Raccoon and Groot" limited series as well as the next issues of "Amazing Spider-Man," "Nova," "Howard the Duck" and more. January 6 will see the next installments of "Darth Vader," "Spider-Gwen" and "Ultimates" arrive a week early.

You can check out the full list of rescheduled issues below.

Marvel Titles Intended for January 6 On Sale
(May be placed on sale Friday, January 1)

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #6 (NOV150841)

HOWARD THE DUCK #3 (NOV150809)
HOWARD THE DUCK #3 LIEFELD GWENPOOL VAR (NOV150811)
HOWARD THE DUCK #3 RIVERA VAR (NOV150810)

NOVA #3 (NOV150800)
NOVA #3 ALLRED VAR (NOV150802)
NOVA #3 CHRISTOPHER ACTION FIGURE VAR (NOV150801)

OBI-WAN AND ANAKIN #1 (OF 5) (NOV150910)
OBI-WAN AND ANAKIN #1 (OF 5) MOVIE VAR (NOV150914)
OBI-WAN AND ANAKIN #1 (OF 5) NOWLAN CLASSIC VAR (NOV150916)
OBI-WAN AND ANAKIN #1 (OF 5) OUM VAR (NOV150915)
OBI-WAN AND ANAKIN #1 (OF 5) YOUNG VAR (NOV150912)
OBI-WAN AND ANAKIN #1 (OF 5) CHRISTOPHER ACTION FIGURE VAR (NOV150911)

ROCKET RACCOON AND GROOT #1 (NOV150745)
ROCKET RACCOON AND GROOT #1 CHRISTOPHER ACTION FIGURE VAR (NOV150748)
ROCKET RACCOON AND GROOT #1 COSPLAY VAR (NOV150750)
ROCKET RACCOON AND GROOT #1 NAUCK DEADPOOL VAR (NOV150749)
ROCKET RACCOON AND GROOT #1 RANDOLPH HIP HOP VAR (NOV150747)
ROCKET RACCOON AND GROOT #1 SUPERLOG VAR (NOV150746)

SPIDER-MAN 2099 #5 (NOV150840)

SPIDEY #2 (NOV150836)
SPIDEY #2 COIPEL VAR (NOV150837)

Marvel Titles Intended for January 13 On Sale
(May be placed on sale Wednesday, January 6)

ALL NEW INHUMANS #1 CASELLI 2ND PTG VAR (OCT158850)

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1.2 (OCT150860)
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1.2 OTTLEY VAR (OCT150861)

DARTH VADER #15 BROOKS SKETCH VAR VDWN (NOV150918)
DARTH VADER #15 FRANCAVILLA VAR VDWN (OCT158450)
DARTH VADER #15 MANN CONNECTING F VAR VDWN (OCT158874)
DARTH VADER #15 VDWN (NOV150917)

SPIDER-GWEN #4 (NOV150838)
SPIDER-GWEN #4 NAUCK DEADPOOL VAR (NOV150839)

SPIDER-WOMAN #1 RODRIGUEZ 2ND PTG VAR (OCT158854)
TOTALLY AWESOME HULK #1 FRANK CHO 2ND PTG VAR (OCT158855)

ULTIMATES #3 (NOV150797)
ULTIMATES #3 SALE BLACK PANTHER 50TH ANNIV VAR (NOV150799)
ULTIMATES #3 SPROUSE VAR (NOV150798)

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