Follow 0 Kudos hi. i'm trying to understand which date is the day of publishing and what the other dates mean? Philosopher's Stone [images removed] Loading editor Edited by Tupka217 17:55, September 29, 2019 Quote More History Done Save changes Preview Cancel 0 Kudos Tupka217 The cover date is a couple of months ahead of publication. It's a sort of expiration date for newsstands, so they know by which month they can take it off the shelves. See Cover date at Wikipedia.org. Loading editor 17:54, September 29, 2019 Quote More History Done Save changes Preview Cancel Loading editor Reply Preview Topics for this thread: Edit Topics Topic Save Cancel Give Kudos to this message You've given this message Kudos! See who gave Kudos to this message Retrieved from "https://dc.fandom.com/wiki/Thread:614861" Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.