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JANUARY 21st, 2009

DARK AVENGERS #1

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by MIKE DEODATO
Variant Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
THE DARK REIGN IS HERE! The start of an explosive new era in the Avengers mythos! Who are the Dark Avengers? Who is the Iron Patriot? The answers will shock you! Brought to you by Brian Michael Bendis and Mike Deodato Jr.

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   1) DARK AVENGERS #1 DKR
   2) MIGHTY AVENGERS #21 DKR
   3) JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #29 (FOE)
   4) UNCANNY X-MEN ANNUAL #2 DKR
   5) AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #584
   6) X-MEN LEGACY #220
   7) ASTONISHING X-MEN #28
   8) WOLVERINE ORIGINS #32
   9) SUPERMAN BATMAN ANNUAL #3
 10) WAR MACHINE #2 DKR

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 11) GREEN LANTERN #37 (FOE)
 12) TRINITY #34
 13) FINAL CRISIS SUPERMAN BEYOND #2 (OF 2)
 14) THUNDERBOLTS #128 DKR

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DARK DELICACIES #1
DR DOOM MASTERS OF EVIL #1
FACES OF EVIL DEATHSTROKE #1 (FOE)
FRAZETTA MOON MAID (ONE SHOT)
HIGHLANDER ORIGINS KURGAN #1 (OF 2)
MYSTERIUS THE UNFATHOMABLE #1 (OF 6)
RUINS #1
STAR TREK COUNTDOWN #1
STREET FIGHTER LEGENDS CHUN LI #1 (OF 4)
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SCRYE #129 $5.99 $3.59
SECRET INVASION POSTER BOOK $6.99 $4.19
WIZARD ANIME INSIDER #65 $4.99 $2.99
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FANTASTIC FOUR VISIONARIES JOHN BYRNE TP VOL 00 $24.99 $14.99
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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #584
ASTONISHING X-MEN #28
CAPTAIN AMERICA THEATER OF WAR AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL
DARK AVENGERS #1 DKR
DR DOOM MASTERS OF EVIL #1
GHOST RIDER #31
GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #9
MARVEL ADVENTURES AVENGERS #32
MARVEL ADVENTURES TWO-IN-ONE #19
MIGHTY AVENGERS #21 DKR
MOON KNIGHT #26
NEW EXILES #17
PUNISHER FRANK CASTLE MAX #66 (MR)
RUINS #1
RUINS #1 LOGO VAR
SPIDER-MAN NOIR #2 (OF 4)
SPIDER-MAN NOIR #2 (OF 4) CALERO VAR
SQUADRON SUPREME 2 #7
THUNDERBOLTS #128 DKR
THUNDERBOLTS #128 LANGLEY VAR DKR
UNCANNY X-MEN ANNUAL #2 DKR
WAR MACHINE #2 DKR
WEAPON X FIRST CLASS #3 (OF 3)
WOLVERINE ORIGINS #32
X-FACTOR #39
X-MEN KINGBREAKER #2 (OF 4)
X-MEN LEGACY #220
YTHAQ FORSAKEN WORLD #2 (OF 3) (MR)
23 DC COMICS THIS WEEK
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100 BULLETS #99 (MR)
AIR #6 (MR)
BIRDS OF PREY #126 (FOE)
BLACK LIGHTNING YEAR ONE #2 (OF 6)
BRAVE AND THE BOLD #21
FACES OF EVIL DEATHSTROKE #1 (FOE)
FINAL CRISIS SUPERMAN BEYOND #2 (OF 2)
GREEN LANTERN #37 (FOE)
HELLBLAZER #251 (MR)
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #29 (FOE)
MYSTERIUS THE UNFATHOMABLE #1 (OF 6)
ROBIN #182 (FOE)
SCOOBY DOO #140
SPIRIT #25
STORMWATCH PHD #18
SUPERGIRL #37 (FOE)
SUPERMAN BATMAN ANNUAL #3
TANGENT SUPERMAN'S REIGN #11 (OF 12)
TINY TITANS #12
TRINITY #34
VIGILANTE #2 (FOE)
WORLD OF WARCRAFT #15
X-FILES #3 (OF 6)
5 IMAGE COMICS THIS WEEK
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DARKNESS #74 KEOWN CVR A
ELEPHANTMEN #15
FRAZETTA MOON MAID (ONE SHOT) FRAZETTA CVR A
SPAWN #188
ZERO G #4 (OF 4)
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CONAN THE CIMMERIAN #7
STAR WARS KNIGHTS OF OLD REPUBLIC #37 PROPHET MOTIVE PART 2
32 INDEPENDENT TITLES THIS WEEK
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1001 ARABIAN NIGHTS ADVENTURES OF SINBAD #7
3 GEEKS SLAB MADNESS #1 (OF 3)
ANGEL AFTER THE FALL #16
ANGEL AFTER THE FALL #16 10 COPY VIRGIN URRU INCV
ARMY OF DARKNESS #16
BETTY & VERONICA SPECTACULAR #87
DARK DELICACIES #1
DOCTOR WHO FORGOTTEN #6
EPILOGUE #4
FALLEN ANGEL IDW #33 (MR)
FATHOM #5 GARZA CVR
FATHOM #5 GREEN CVR
GARTH ENNIS BATTLEFIELDS NIGHT WITCHES #3 (OF 3)
GIANT-SIZE GRIMM FAIRY TALES #1
HACK SLASH SERIES #19 CHUCK BB CVR B (MR)
HACK SLASH SERIES #19 SEELEY CVR A (MR)
HIGHLANDER ORIGINS KURGAN #1 (OF 2)
JUGHEAD #193
KNIGHTS OF THE DINNER TABLE #147
LAND OF OZ MANGA RETURN TO EMERALD CITY #2 (OF 4)
LONE RANGER AND TONTO #2
NEW BATTLESTAR GALACTICA GHOSTS #4 (OF 4)
SHRAPNEL ASHCAN
SIMPSONS COMICS #150
SPOOKS OMEGA TEAM #4 ARCHER CVR B
SPOOKS OMEGA TEAM #4 SEELEY CVR A
STAR TREK COUNTDOWN #1
STREET FIGHTER LEGENDS CHUN LI #1 (OF 4) A CVR DOGAN
STREET FIGHTER LEGENDS CHUN LI #1 (OF 4) B CVR LAU
TALES FROM THE CRYPT #10
TALES OF TMNT #54
TRANSFORMERS REVENGE FALLEN MOVIE PQ DEFIANCE #1
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STAR WARS RPG CLONE WARS CAMPAIGN GUIDE
WORLD OF DARKNESS RPG INFERNO (MR)
MAGAZINES (59):
AIR BRUSH ACTION 0209
AMERICAN CURVES 0209
ATHION SPORTS RACING EDITION #7
ATLANTIC MONTHLY 0209
BACK ISSUE #32
BASEBALL AMERICA #0902
BECKETT MASSIVE ON-LINE GAMER #17
BECKETT TEEN SENSATIONS: JONAS BROTHERS
BEST LIFE 0209
BLACK BELT #47.3
COIN VALIES #7.3
COMICS REVUE #273
CSI #8-NEWSTAND EDITION
DISCOVERY GIRLS #9.2
DOGS FOR KIDS 0309
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY #1029
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY #1030
FILM COMMENT 0209
FOUNDATION #9
G FAN #86
HAUNTED TIMES #3.4
HEROES #8-NEWSTAND EDITION
HEROES MAGAZINE #8 PX ED
HI FRUCTOSE MAGAZINE #10
HIGHLIGHTS FOR CHILDREN 0209
HIGHLIGHTS HIGH FIVE 0209
HOLLYWOOD LIFE WINTER 2009
ILLINOIS GAME AND FISH 0209
JUGHEAD AND FRIENDS DIGEST #31
LOCUS #576
MAD #498
MOVING PICTURES MAGAZINE WINTER 2009
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS 0209
NEW SCIENTIST 0103-0909HEEB #19
NEW SCIENTIST 0110-1609
NON SPORT UPDATE VOL 20 #1 (NOTE PRICE)
OUTLAW BIKER #174
OVERSPRAY #2.9
PALS N GALS DOUBLE DIGEST #128
QUICK AND EASY PAINTING 0409
RC SPORT FLYER #14.2
ROBOT #15
ROLLING STONE #1070
SCRYE #129
SECRET INVASION POSTER BOOK
SHOJO BEAT 0209
STAR WARS INSIDER #107 PX ED
SUPERNATURAL MAGAZINE #8 NEWSTAND EDITION
SUPERNATURAL MAGAZINE #8 PX ED
TOMARTS ACTION FIGURE DIGEST #174
TUFF STUFFS SPORTS COLLECTOR MONTHLY 0209
WIRED #17.02
WIZARD ANIME INSIDER #65 AFRO SAMURAI CVR
WIZARD ANIME INSIDER #65 AFRO SAMURAI CVR
WRESTLER/INSIDE WRESTLING VOL.26
WRITER 0209
WRITER'S CHRONICLE #41.4
WWE KIDS 0209
WWE MAGAZINE 0209
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STATUES (2):
JACK OF HEARTS MINI-BUST
TURA SATANA STATUE
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ARCHIE NEW LOOK SERIES TP VOL 02 JUGHEAD THE MATCHMAKER
BATMAN THE STRANGE DEATHS OF BATMAN TP
BIONICLE GN VOL 04 TRIAL BY FIRE
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER OMNIBUS TP VOL 06
CAPACITY GN
CASE CLOSED GN VOL 27
ESSENTIAL WOLVERINE TP VOL 01 NEW PTG
FANTASTIC FOUR VISIONARIES JOHN BYRNE TP VOL 00
FLASH EMERGENCY STOP TP
FUSHIGI YUGI VIZBIG ED GN VOL 01
GANTZ TP VOL 03 (MR)
GON VOL 07
HARLEY QUINN PRELUDES AND KNOCK KNOCK JOKES TP
IMMORTAL IRON FIST TP VOL 03 BOOK OF IRON FIST
IRON MAN DIRECTOR OF SHIELD TP IRON HANDS
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA LIGHTNING SAGA TP
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA SANCTUARY HC
LOVE ATTACK GN VOL 05 (OF 9)
MIGHTY AVENGERS PREM HC VOL 04 SECRET INVASION BOOK 2
MMW DAREDEVIL HC VOL 05
MMW DAREDEVIL HC VOL 05 VAR ED VOL 110
OISHINBO GN VOL 01 JAPANESE CUISINE
PATH OF THE ASSASSIN TP VOL 14 BAD BLOOD (MR)
POWERS HC VOL 02 DEFINITIVE COLLECTION (RES) (MR)
REAL GN VOL 03
SECRET INVASION TP CAPTAIN MARVEL
SECRET INVASION TP HOME INVASION
SECRET INVASION TP WAR MACHINE
SHADOWPACT THE BURNING AGE TP
SOUL CHASER BETTY GN
SPIDER-MAN PREM HC NEW WAYS TO DIE
SUPERMAN SHADOWS LINGER TP
TERU TERU X SHONEN VOL 04
TOKYO DAYS BANGKOK NIGHTS TP (MR)
WOLVERINE TP FIRST CLASS VOL 02 TO RUSSIA WITH LOVE
NO ADULT TRADE PAPERBACKS SHIPPING THIS WEEK
WALL ART (2):
AGENTS OF ATLAS POSTER
MARVELS 70TH ANNIVERSARY POSTER
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  ABBREVIATIONS KEY TO THIS PAGE

"What does it mean above when it sez...."

2ND PTG= Second Printing
ANNIV=Anniversary
ASST=Assortment
BK=Book
BLK=Black
BND="Brand New Day" Spiderman storyline
CCG=Collectable Card Game
COLL ED=Collected Edition
CURR PRTG=Current Printing
CVR=Cover
ED=Edition
DKR=Dark Reign
DLX=Deluxe
DWS="Divided We Stand" storyline
FOE= "Faces of Evil" DC event
FRGTN RLMS=Forgotten Realms
GN=Graphic Novel
HC=Hard Cover
INCV=Incentive Cover
LTD ED=Limited Edition
MD="Manifest Destiny" X-Men storyline
MED=Medium (as in a "Medium Sized Statue")
MLB=Major League Baseball
MMPB=Mass Media Paper Back
MMW=Marvel Master Works
(MR)=Mature Readers, this item is NOT intended for younger or more sensitive readers.
NBA=National Basketball Association
NFL=National Football League
NHL=National Hockey League
NOTE PRICE=Price is different from this titles regular price.
NWD="New Ways to Die" Spiderman storyline
O/A=Order Again
OMD="One More Day" storyline
PKT=Pocket
PTG=Printing
PX=Previews Exclusive
(RES)=Re-solicited
RIP="Batman R.I.P." storyline
SC=Soft Cover
SER=Series
SI="Silent Invasion" storyline
TBA=To Be Announced
TKP=Tokyopop
TOS=Referencing Star Trek "THE ORIGINAL SERIES"
TP=Trade Paperback
T/C=Trading Card
T/S=Tee-Shirt
VAR=Variant
VOL or V.=Volume
WRAP CVR=Wraparound cover
XL=Extra Large

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