Terms & Conditions

Refund Policy

Mk1 will accept returns for the following reasons:
Items damaged or faulty prior to delivery.
Incorrectly supplied items.
Product that vary from our website’s description.
Contact shop@mk1.co.nz to apply for a return authorisation. We will advise instructions on how to return the item and issue a Return Authority number.

Shipping Policy

Our tracked delivery flat rate of $7.50 applies per delivery - not per item.  There is no maximum limit to the amount of items that can be ordered per delivery. 

We use NZ Post (for all Rural & PO Box deliveries) and Aramex couriers to deliver your order.  Delivery will be sent immediately (within normal shop hours Monday to Friday) upon receipt of payment. Expect delivery within 3 to 5 working days. Our busiest delivery days are on New Comics Day and the day after new Comics Day (currently Thursdays and Fridays). Please allow extra time for orders placed on these days.

 We take great pride in packaging our shipments - if you have any feedback or concerns please let us know. If you have any questions about your order please contact Mark One - our email is shop@mk1.co.nz or phone number is 07 8393728. 

Sorry we do not ship internationally- our site only accepts orders from address' within New Zealand.

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or make a purchase from www.mk1.co.nz.

Personal information we collect
When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information”.

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
- “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
- “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
- “Web beacons”, “tags”, and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

Additionally when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers) email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Order Information”.

When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information and Order Information.

How do we use your personal information?
We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations). Additionally, we use this Order Information to:
- Communicate with you;
- Screen our orders for potential risk or fraud; and
- When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.

We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).

Sharing you personal Information
We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. For example, we use Shopify to power our online store--you can read more about how Shopify uses your Personal Information here: https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy. We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site -- you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

Data retention
When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.

Contact us
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions please contact us by e‑mail at shop@mk1.co.nz or by mail using the details provided below:

Mark One Comics, 551 Victoria Street Hamilton, Central Hamilton, Waikato, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand

Terms of service

This website is operated by Mark One Comics. Throughout the site, the terms “we”, “us” and “our” refer to Mark One Comics. Mark One Comics offers this website, including all information, tools and services available from this site to you, the user, conditioned upon your acceptance of all terms, conditions, policies and notices stated here.

By visiting our site and/ or purchasing something from us, you engage in our “Service” and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Service”, “Terms”), including those additional terms and conditions and policies referenced herein and/or available by hyperlink. These Terms of Service apply to all users of the site, including without limitation users who are browsers, vendors, customers, merchants, and/ or contributors of content.

Please read these Terms of Service carefully before accessing or using our website. By accessing or using any part of the site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the website or use any services. If these Terms of Service are considered an offer, acceptance is expressly limited to these Terms of Service.

Any new features or tools which are added to the current store shall also be subject to the Terms of Service. You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time on this page. We reserve the right to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and/or changes to our website. It is your responsibility to check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the website following the posting of any changes constitutes acceptance of those changes.

Our store is hosted on Shopify Inc. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.

By agreeing to these Terms of Service, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
You may not use our products for any illegal or unauthorized purpose nor may you, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).
You must not transmit any worms or viruses or any code of a destructive nature.
A breach or violation of any of the Terms will result in an immediate termination of your Services.

We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.
You understand that your content (not including credit card information), may be transferred unencrypted and involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. Credit card information is always encrypted during transfer over networks.
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service or any contact on the website through which the service is provided, without express written permission by us.
The headings used in this agreement are included for convenience only and will not limit or otherwise affect these Terms.

We are not responsible if information made available on this site is not accurate, complete or current. The material on this site is provided for general information only and should not be relied upon or used as the sole basis for making decisions without consulting primary, more accurate, more complete or more timely sources of information. Any reliance on the material on this site is at your own risk.
This site may contain certain historical information. Historical information, necessarily, is not current and is provided for your reference only. We reserve the right to modify the contents of this site at any time, but we have no obligation to update any information on our site. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor changes to our site.

Prices for our products are subject to change without notice.
We reserve the right at any time to modify or discontinue the Service (or any part or content thereof) without notice at any time.
We shall not be liable to you or to any third-party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.

Certain products or services may be available exclusively online through the website. These products or services may have limited quantities and are subject to return or exchange only according to our Return Policy.
We have made every effort to display as accurately as possible the colors and images of our products that appear at the store. We cannot guarantee that your computer monitor's display of any color will be accurate.
We reserve the right, but are not obligated, to limit the sales of our products or Services to any person, geographic region or jurisdiction. We may exercise this right on a case-by-case basis. We reserve the right to limit the quantities of any products or services that we offer. All descriptions of products or product pricing are subject to change at anytime without notice, at the sole discretion of us. We reserve the right to discontinue any product at any time. Any offer for any product or service made on this site is void where prohibited.
We do not warrant that the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you will meet your expectations, or that any errors in the Service will be corrected.

We reserve the right to refuse any order you place with us. We may, in our sole discretion, limit or cancel quantities purchased per person, per household or per order. These restrictions may include orders placed by or under the same customer account, the same credit card, and/or orders that use the same billing and/or shipping address. In the event that we make a change to or cancel an order, we may attempt to notify you by contacting the e‑mail and/or billing address/phone number provided at the time the order was made. We reserve the right to limit or prohibit orders that, in our sole judgment, appear to be placed by dealers, resellers or distributors.

You agree to provide current, complete and accurate purchase and account information for all purchases made at our store. You agree to promptly update your account and other information, including your email address and credit card numbers and expiration dates, so that we can complete your transactions and contact you as needed.

For more detail, please review our Returns Policy.

We may provide you with access to third-party tools over which we neither monitor nor have any control nor input.
You acknowledge and agree that we provide access to such tools ”as is” and “as available” without any warranties, representations or conditions of any kind and without any endorsement. We shall have no liability whatsoever arising from or relating to your use of optional third-party tools.
Any use by you of optional tools offered through the site is entirely at your own risk and discretion and you should ensure that you are familiar with and approve of the terms on which tools are provided by the relevant third-party provider(s).
We may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the website (including, the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall also be subject to these Terms of Service.

Certain content, products and services available via our Service may include materials from third-parties.
Third-party links on this site may direct you to third-party websites that are not affiliated with us. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy and we do not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third-parties.
We are not liable for any harm or damages related to the purchase or use of goods, services, resources, content, or any other transactions made in connection with any third-party websites. Please review carefully the third-party's policies and practices and make sure you understand them before you engage in any transaction. Complaints, claims, concerns, or questions regarding third-party products should be directed to the third-party.

If, at our request, you send certain specific submissions (for example contest entries) or without a request from us you send creative ideas, suggestions, proposals, plans, or other materials, whether online, by email, by postal mail, or otherwise (collectively, 'comments'), you agree that we may, at any time, without restriction, edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate and otherwise use in any medium any comments that you forward to us. We are and shall be under no obligation (1) to maintain any comments in confidence; (2) to pay compensation for any comments; or (3) to respond to any comments.
We may, but have no obligation to, monitor, edit or remove content that we determine in our sole discretion are unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party’s intellectual property or these Terms of Service.
You agree that your comments will not violate any right of any third-party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, personality or other personal or proprietary right. You further agree that your comments will not contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material, or contain any computer virus or other malware that could in any way affect the operation of the Service or any related website. You may not use a false e‑mail address, pretend to be someone other than yourself, or otherwise mislead us or third-parties as to the origin of any comments. You are solely responsible for any comments you make and their accuracy. We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any comments posted by you or any third-party.

Your submission of personal information through the store is governed by our Privacy Policy. To view our Privacy Policy.

Occasionally there may be information on our site or in the Service that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to product descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers, product shipping charges, transit times and availability. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information in the Service or on any related website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order).
We undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify information in the Service or on any related website, including without limitation, pricing information, except as required by law. No specified update or refresh date applied in the Service or on any related website, should be taken to indicate that all information in the Service or on any related website has been modified or updated.

In addition to other prohibitions as set forth in the Terms of Service, you are prohibited from using the site or its content: (a) for any unlawful purpose; (b) to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts; (c) to violate any international, federal, provincial or state regulations, rules, laws, or local ordinances; (d) to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others; (e) to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability; (f) to submit false or misleading information; (g) to upload or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the Service or of any related website, other websites, or the Internet; (h) to collect or track the personal information of others; (i) to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape; (j) for any obscene or immoral purpose; or (k) to interfere with or circumvent the security features of the Service or any related website, other websites, or the Internet. We reserve the right to terminate your use of the Service or any related website for violating any of the prohibited uses.

We do not guarantee, represent or warrant that your use of our service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free.
We do not warrant that the results that may be obtained from the use of the service will be accurate or reliable.
You agree that from time to time we may remove the service for indefinite periods of time or cancel the service at any time, without notice to you.
You expressly agree that your use of, or inability to use, the service is at your sole risk. The service and all products and services delivered to you through the service are (except as expressly stated by us) provided 'as is' and 'as available' for your use, without any representation, warranties or conditions of any kind, either express or implied, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, merchantable quality, fitness for a particular purpose, durability, title, and non-infringement.
In no case shall Mark One Comics, our directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, interns, suppliers, service providers or licensors be liable for any injury, loss, claim, or any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special, or consequential damages of any kind, including, without limitation lost profits, lost revenue, lost savings, loss of data, replacement costs, or any similar damages, whether based in contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise, arising from your use of any of the service or any products procured using the service, or for any other claim related in any way to your use of the service or any product, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the service or any content (or product) posted, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the service, even if advised of their possibility. Because some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or the limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such states or jurisdictions, our liability shall be limited to the maximum extent permitted by law.

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Mark One Comics and our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, agents, contractors, licensors, service providers, subcontractors, suppliers, interns and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third-party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms of Service or the documents they incorporate by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third-party.

In the event that any provision of these Terms of Service is determined to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, such provision shall nonetheless be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and the unenforceable portion shall be deemed to be severed from these Terms of Service, such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.

The obligations and liabilities of the parties incurred prior to the termination date shall survive the termination of this agreement for all purposes.
These Terms of Service are effective unless and until terminated by either you or us. You may terminate these Terms of Service at any time by notifying us that you no longer wish to use our Services, or when you cease using our site.
If in our sole judgment you fail, or we suspect that you have failed, to comply with any term or provision of these Terms of Service, we also may terminate this agreement at any time without notice and you will remain liable for all amounts due up to and including the date of termination; and/or accordingly may deny you access to our Services (or any part thereof).

The failure of us to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
These Terms of Service and any policies or operating rules posted by us on this site or in respect to The Service constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between you and us and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior or contemporaneous agreements, communications and proposals, whether oral or written, between you and us (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service).
Any ambiguities in the interpretation of these Terms of Service shall not be construed against the drafting party.

These Terms of Service and any separate agreements whereby we provide you Services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New Zealand.

You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time at this page.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and changes to our website. It is your responsibility to check our website periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to our website or the Service following the posting of any changes to these Terms of Service constitutes acceptance of those changes.

Questions about the Terms of Service should be sent to us at shop@mk1.co.nz.


Signing Up:

If you have made a purchase via the MK1 site you will have a MK1 account already.  You can reset your password via the MK1 account page here https://mk1.co.nz/account/login 

New customers can open up an account here https://mk1.co.nz/account/register 

IMPORTANT: When opening an account please include your physical address and mobile phone contact details.  We will not start processing preorder requests till we have that information.   We need mobile numbers as Manage Comics notifications can go to spam so we always txt an alert when the first notification goes out)

Opening an Account? Don't Forget To Do This!

(SO IMPORTANT WE ARE MENTIONING IT TWICE) When opening an account please include your physical address and mobile phone contact details.  We will not start processing preorder requests till we have that information.   

(We need mobile numbers as Manage Comics notifications can go to spam so we always txt an alert when the first notification goes out)

Accessing the Preorder Section of the MK1 Site

Login to your Mk1 account and click on the PREORDER option in the main MK1 menu.  From here you can browse available comics by using the Search function or filters(more info regarding the Manage Comics Filters can be found below).When you find a title you are interested in click on the cover to reveal the available to order issues. 


Preorder pricing is accurate for the main cover A of comics, manga and graphic novel volumes. Manage Comics does not display the price for variant covers as many comic shops have different variant cover pricing policies. 

When ordering variant covers the price will show in your MY SUBSCRIPTIONS record but If the price is wildly different from the cover A price we will be in touch to confirm your interest.  Please also see our variant cover policy below.   

Sometimes the data files that publishers provide Manage Comics have errors.  When this happens MK1 will requote the price and ask customers to reconfirm or deny their interest at the corrected price.  Sometimes the data files wrongly list covers as being available.  MK1 checks all preorders and will contact customers if there is an error ahead of final pre order commitment (another good reason to keep your mobile number updated at MK1).


Payment is expected within 7 days of notification of arrival. Comic shipments arrive throughout the week from various different comic distributors. Arrival notifications and payment links are updated and sent out whenever preorders are received .

Subscribers can view what they have aside for them at this link: https://mk1.co.nz/pages/managecomics/my_subscriptions

Customers wanting to have their preorders held aside to be combined with a future delivery should choose the shipping method HOLD ASIDE - DON'T SHIP (will automatically ship with the next order you place that includes a shipping fee). This is a good way to save on shipping costs across multiple orders.

Variant Cover Policy

The Manage Comics system does not display pricing for variant covers - the price showing is for regular A cover. Please review your MY SUBSCRIPTIONS page to view pricing for your chosen variant covers. (Many variant covers can be a few dollars extra for cover enhancements like cardstock covers, acetate or foil treatments. When the price is wildly different we will reach out for confirmation)

MK1 does not take preorders for incentive covers as they usually require us to order extra issues or increase our spend above a certain target to qualify to order.  Because the incentive covers ship in such small numbers (if they ship at all) they are prone to damage and packing errors.  Any we do qualify for that are in saleable condition go on the MK1 website on NEW COMIC DAY - we use them as a bit of excitement and a reason to visit the MK1 site on that day. 

We filter incentive covers out of the preorder listings in Manage Comics - occasionally publisher data errors lead to these covers being temporarily visible. When this happens we will notify and cancel the preorder.    Handy Hint: you can spot an incentive cover by a qualifier or ratio listed within the comics title  eg. TRANSFORMERS #6 CVR E 50 COPY INCV QUINONES  or HARLEY QUINN #39 CVR F INC 1:50 MINDY LEE CARD STOCK VARIANT.   

Weird Marvel Comics Cover Problems  (Or Don't subscribe to Marvel B Covers)

Marvel's assignment of covers can be quite random. Sometimes the B cover position  can be a connecting cover or an incentive cover one month and a different type of cover the next. For customers who subscribe to Marvel  B covers this can lead to missed issues (in the case of an incentive cover which can't be preordered) or a missing part of a connecting cover sequence (when the follow up connecting cover is not assigned the B cover position).   

We suggest individually pre ordering  the cover you want ahead of each issue's Final Order Due date or subscribing to the A cover. 

Marvel Foil Cover Pricing:  Marvel charges retailers considerably more for their Foil covers but the retail price displayed in the data fields that Marvel provides is the non foil cover USD retail price. (Still not fixed - one year on!) As a guide most Marvel Foil covers will be $25 each.  

New Listings? Hold Fire to Week 2 of each Month

Early each month you will start seeing new listings show up. You can tell a new catalogue has dropped because the banner will change at the top of the main preorder landing page. We recommend patience and waiting till the second week of the month before checking them out. Manage Comics will have found a heap of publisher data errors already but there will still be more - by the second week things should be stable and ready for your preorders.

Beware These Listings!

The preorder listings are built around the industry best practice use of comic meta data and comic barcode info. A few publishers use barcodes in inventive and interesting but non standard ways causing problems with our listings and the information presented.

The following publisher listings should be treated as particularly error prone - we will reach out to confirm and advise when an error is found for a preorder from these publishers.

Vault Comics!

(Improvements are coming! For anybody interested in Comic Meta Data check out the COMET standard project).

Subscription requests for Manga & Graphic Novel series:

You are welcome to use Manage Comics to place ongoing requests for future volumes of a graphic novel or Manga by pressing the SUBSCRIBE button on the latest title listing.  Don't be alarmed when we remove the "subscription" request. We are transferring it to our internal system which handles this type of product order better.    Rest assured we will order future volumes of  your request for you and you will see each of these volumes confirmed as an individual preorder in your order record. When you want to cancel a subscription just get in touch via email or at the counter.

Ordering Multiple Copies of a Single Comic

You can adjust the qty on order once you have preordered an issue.  The steps are 

1. Place comic  on preorder. 

2. Jump to your MY SUBSCRIPTIONS record and adjust the qty on order under the My Subscriptions tab.  Qty will need to be adjusted before that issue's Final Order Due date.

Unexpected 2nd Printing comics showing in a customer's subscription record.

By default Manage Comics displays the title of the next shipping item in a series automatically. If that next issue is a 2nd printing that will be the title in the record. We won't order the 2nd printing for subscribers so customers won't automatically receive that issue unless specifically preordered.  

Not all Items Listed are Available from MK1

Manage Comics listings are created using a data feed from the GEEKFETCH database. We don't have direct control over every individual listing showing.  We do use filters to remove problematic items but occasionally stuff sneaks through.  Not every item showing can be ordered so we will get in touch if a request is not available through MK1. Some examples are: 

Freebie or Promotional bundles :  The minimum order for these are  pretty large and the freight is the expensive part.  If ten customers request a 100 copy bundle of a giveaway and we somehow miss it in a rush to beat a preorder deadline that will be 1000 copies shipping our way at a very high freight cost. 

Free Comic Book Day comics We don't do things like we used to - please see our Free Comic Book May post for how we have fun in our Birthday month.

Signed Comics and High Value Rare books: International freight is expensive and prone to damage.  We are able to absorb the cost of the odd  damaged book or a few regular priced comics but have learned the hard way to avoid the risk of something happening to a rare comic costing 100s of USD$.

Territory Restricted Titles: There is a growing list of comic titles that are not able to be sent via the usual comic distribution system to New Zealand. This happens when publishers have only purchased, or have only been granted a license to produce comics to be sold in a North American or specific international territory that does not include NZ. We have a way round this but orders must be placed as early as possible - the Final Orders Due date is way too late! See this page for more information and the latest list of territory restricted titles.

Notifications and the HOLD ASIDE - DON'T SHIP shipping method

MK1 will update customers whenever new comics arrive by email.  This email will include a link to your personal shopping cart containing all items currently aside for you. 

This payment link will update as new comics arrive.  We do ask that all preorders are paid within 7 days of arrival. The personal shopping cart will default to the   HOLD ASIDE - DON'T SHIP (will automatically ship with the next order you place that includes a shipping fee) shipping method.  With comics deliveries arriving three times a week this is an extremely useful shipping option for customers wanting to secure comics but bundle and send at a later date. 

As a reminder If your Mk1 checkout is showing $0.00 shipping review the shipping options before proceeding (you may need to push the down arrow at the checkout's Shipping Method section to reveal other shipping options).

If you did choose the wrong shipping method look out for the automatic emailed order confirmation -  it contains instructions on how to change the shipping method after an order is placed.


There is no time limit - we will keep your paid order aside awaiting an order that includes a paid shipping fee. We will send a reminder once a month to reassure you your purchase is safe and not forgotten. Please reply to these messages so we know communications are getting through...

....But we strongly suggest you don't wait too long before triggering an order. All care is taken but occasionally errors occur and the earlier we know that a mistake has been made the more likely we can fix it.


Subscribe To Series Button

The SUBSCRIBE TO SERIES button is the "set & forget / I want them all" button .  If you click on this MK1 will put aside a copy of every new issue released of this title from the next available issue on .

IMPORTANT : The next available issue may not be the issue showing - look at the Final Order Cutoff date to see what issue your subscription will start from. If you want to stat from an earlier issue contact MK1 to see if this is possible,

A pop up  box will allow subscribers to choose between subscribing to A or B covers (or both).  Covers beyond A and B can not be subscribed but can be individually preordered by selecting the PRE ORDER COVER button. The series info will display the next issue due for release up the top of the page along with available to order Variant covers. 

Please Either Subscribe to a series or Preorder an individual issue - don't do both unless you want multiple copies of the same comic.

No Longer Available For Pre Order Indication

In some instances issues will display as   "No longer available for Pre Order"  because that issue's  Final Order Cut Off date has passed.  If you are still interested in obtaining this issue message MK1 (shop@mk1.co.nz or use the Chat With Us website messaging) and we will advise if extra copies will be available or can be sourced. 

Pre Order Issue or Pre Order Cover button

As you scroll further down the series page, issues and variant covers that can be preordered will have a PRE ORDER ISSUE or a PREORDER COVER button (those that can't, won't).

Selecting that button will place that issue or cover on order with MK1. 

IMPORTANT: If you preorder an issue that you are already subscribed to this will create a 2nd request - which will lead to multiple issues being ordered for you.  MK1 will do our best to look out for double orders but the easiest way to avoid this is not to preorder a title that you are already subscribed to.

Shipping Date

This is the release date in the USA. If the title releases on time MK1 will receive our copies in the same week as this release date.

DC and Image Comics arrive on the same day as the advertised date.

Marvel, Dark Horse, IDW & most Indie publishers will arrive on the closest Thursday or Friday following the advertised release date.

Final Order Cutoff date

This is the last date that we can adjust out orders for this title. Preorders, or changes to existing preorders for this title should be made before this date.

If the Final Order Cut Off date has passed you can message MK1 (shop@mk1.co.nz or use the Chat With Us website messaging) and we will advise if extra copies will be available or can be sourced. 

Handy Hint: MK1 publishes a weekly blog post where we summarize all the major new series from the various publishers that are up for Final Order Cut Off. Check them out here.

Cover Price

The Cover Price showing is the MK1 price in NZD$ for the Cover A in the main picture.

Manage Comics does not display the price for variant covers listed below the main cover image.  

After you have placed an order for the variant cover the price will show in your MY SUBSCRIPTIONS record where you can confirm or cancel your preorder. If the price is wildly different from the cover A price we will be in touch to confirm your interest. 


My Subscriptions

On the MY SUBSCRIPTIONS Page : The button shows all current subscriptions for your active titles. If you placed a preorder with MK1 recently your order may show in the Pre-Order Approvals section of My Subscriptions awaiting MK1's acceptance (we process these requests daily).

Pulled Orders = items that have arrived at MK1 this week that have yet to be invoiced to you.

Billed Orders = items that have been invoiced.

Monthly Preorder Catalogues

The most recent Previews catalogues are showing in the banner section at the top of the Main SUBSCRIPTIONS Home Page.  Each catalogue lists all issues available to preorder up to two months ahead of publication.

You can navigate the various catalogue publishers via the filter list on the right hand side of the page.  

Handy Hint: MK1 publishes a monthly blog post where we summarize all the highlights from the various publishers. We also provide links to download PDF catalogues and include physical catalogues with our mail outs while stocks last. Check them out here.

Last Call (FOC) - Final Orders Due - Final Order Cutoff

This is a weekly selection of FINAL ORDER CUTOFF comics - MK1's last chance to adjust our orders up or down. We ask that preorders are placed from this list by Monday morning each week to give us enough admin time to organize the shipments.  The Final Order Cutoff date is the last chance to alter, place or cancel preorders.

Handy Hint: MK1 publishes a weekly blog post where we summarize all the major new series from the various publishers that are up for Final Order Cut Off. Check them out here.