ALTERNATE REALITY, serving Chicago comic fandom since 1978  That's over 40 years of service!                                                                                                    We started at the Comicbook Emporium in February of 1978, Five & Dime Comics from 1983 to 1994 and Alternate Reality ever since, thats over 40 years of serving Chicago South Side Comic Fandom                                                                   SAVINGS! SERVICE! SELECTION! HISTORY! We have it all!





Dark Horse Comics
Comic book home to Star Wars, Hellboy, Sin City, Grendel, Manga and more.
DC Comics
Home of Superman, Batman and the DC Universe, Vertigo, Wildstorm, Cartoon Network, Mad Magazine and more.
IDW Publishing
Indy, Horror & Movie comics including Angel, 30 Days of Night, Dr. Who, Transformers and more
Image Comics
Home to Witchblade and Top Cow Studios, Spawn and Todd McFarland Productions and Image Central.
Marvel Comics
Home of the X-Men, Spiderman and the Marvel Universe, Marvel Knights, Max Comics and more.
2000 AD On-Line
Home of England's Judge Dredd and 2000AD comic-magazine
AC Comics
Home of Femforce and reprint anthology comics.
Aspen Comics
Michael Turner's comic company featuring Fathom Soulfire, Dellec, Execuitive Assistant Iris and more.
Ape Entertainment
Devoted to high-quality original graphic novels & comic books featuring Schrek, Black Coat, Hairy Things and more.
Archaia Comics
Home to Mouse Guard, Fraggle Rock, Killer, Robitika, Secret History and more.
Avatar Press
Home of a thousand covers on just a few titles. Lady Death, various Film/TV properties and indy projects by Joe Lanssale, Garth Ennis and others are all current staples.
Bluewater Productions
Home to the non-fiction biography comics series: Female Force, Political Power & Fame as well as many other fictional series.
Boom Studios
Home to What Were They Thinking?, Pirate Tales, Planetary Brigade and more.
Cartoon Books
Home of Bone and Castle Waiting.
Colonia Press
Home of odd little series Colonia.
Dork Storm Press
Comics with a slant towards gamers.
Dynamite Comics
Green Hornet, Alex Ross' Project Super Powers, Red Sonja, Buck Rogers and more!
Home to Eightball, Acme Novelty Library and other contemporary alternative comics.
Harris Comics
Home of Vampirilla
Humanoids Publishing
Comics straight from Europe including the works of Moebius, Travis Chares, Juan Gimenez and others
Kenzer and Company
Comic book home of the Knights of the Dinner Table, Dungeons and Dragons and other gaming related products.
NBM Publishers
Home to Boneyard, Oddballz and and other contemporary alternative comics and graphic novels
Oni Press
Comic book home to Queen & Country, Barry Ween and more.
Slave Labor Comics
Comic book home to Johnny the Homicidal Maniac, Squee and many other alternative comics.
Zenescope Productions
Comic book home to the Grimm Fairy Tales ladies, Sinbad, Beyond Wonderland and more
Antarctic Press
Home of Ninja High School, Gold Digger and American manga.
Del Rey Manga
Manga & Anime brought to you by one of the worlds largest book publishers
Digital Manga Publishing
Manga & Anime direct from Japan including Fruits Basket, Battle Vixens and more.
Manga & Anime direct from Japan including Fruits Basket, Battle Vixens and more.
Viz Comics
Manga direct from Japan including: Ranma, Dragonball, Inu Yasha and more.

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