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JUNE 10th, 2009

X-MEN FOREVER #1

Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT
Pencils & Covers by TOM GRUMMETT
BE HERE FOR THE BEGINNING! Comics icon and New York Times bestselling writer Chris Claremont returns to his legendary run with X-MEN: FOREVER! The shockwaves after the death of Magneto are still reverberating all over the world. Attempting to heal the rift between man and mutant kind, Professor Xavier volunteers his X-Men to go on a mission to capture Magneto's sole remaining Acolyte, Fabien Cortez! But with Nick Fury-and the entire world-watching over their shoulders, the stakes have never been higher for Cyclops, Jean Grey, Wolverine, Nightcrawler, Gambit, Rogue, Kitty Pryde, Storm, Beast, and Professor X. With Tom Grummet bringing Claremont's vision to the page, this landmark series is packed with enough surprises and twists to shake the X-Men mythos to its very core!
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  1) UNCANNY X-MEN #511
  2) AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #597 DKR
  3) BATMAN #687
  4) WOLVERINE #74
  5) GREEN LANTERN CORPS #37
  6) RED ROBIN #1
  7) FANTASTIC FOUR #567
  8) DEADPOOL #11 DKR
  9) FLASH REBIRTH #3 (OF 6)
10) X-MEN FOREVER #1

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11) ACTION COMICS #878
12) WAR OF KINGS SAVAGE WORLD OF SKAAR
13) TITANS #14
14) X-FACTOR #44
15) BETA RAY BILL GODHUNTER #1 (OF 3)
16) BUCK ROGERS #1

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ANNA MERCURY 2 #1 (OF 5) (MR)
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BUCK ROGERS #1
CHANNEL EVIL #1 (MR)
DOCTOR WHO AUTOPIA (ONE SHOT)
JSA VS KOBRA ENGINES OF FAITH #1 (OF 6)
MISS AMERICA COMICS #1 70TH ANNIV SPECIAL
RED ROBIN #1
RESURRECTION VOL 2 #1
STAR TREK WRATH OF KHAN #1
TOY STORY MYSTERIOUS STRANGER #1 (OF 4)
UNCANNY X-MEN 1srCLASS GIANT-SIZE SPECIAL #1
VEIL #1
WAR OF KINGS SAVAGE WORLD OF SKAAR
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X-MEN FOREVER #1
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FINAL CRISIS HC $29.99 $17.99
FLASH THE HUMAN RACE TP $14.99 $8.99
X-MEN THE END TRILOGY TP $34.99 $20.99
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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #597 DKR
BETA RAY BILL GODHUNTER #1 (OF 3)
CABLE #14 2ND PTG OLIVETTI VAR XMW
CAPTAIN AMERICA #50 2ND PTG MARTIN VAR
DARK AVENGERS #4 2ND PTG DEODATO VAR
DEADPOOL #10 2ND PTG MEDINA VAR
DEADPOOL #11 DKR
ENDERS GAME RECRUITING VALENTINE
FANTASTIC FOUR #567
GENEXT UNITED #2 OF(5)
LOCKJAW AND THE PET AVENGERS #2 (OF 4)
MARVEL ADVENTURES SUPER HEROES #12
MISS AMERICA COMICS #1 70TH ANNIV SPECIAL
NEW MUTANTS #1 2ND PTG NEVES VAR
PRIDE & PREJUDICE #3 (OF 5)
PUNISHER FRANK CASTLE MAX #71 (MR)
THOR TALES OF ASGARD BY LEE & KIRBY #2 (OF 6)
ULTIMATE WOLVERINE VS HULK #5 (OF 6) 2ND PTG VAR
UNCANNY X-MEN #511
UNCANNY X-MEN FIRST CLASS GIANT-SIZE SPECIAL #1
WAR OF KINGS SAVAGE WORLD OF SKAAR
WOLVERINE #74
X-FACTOR #44
X-MEN FOREVER #1
23 DC COMICS THIS WEEK
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ACTION COMICS #878
BATMAN #686 3RD PTG
BATMAN #687
BATMAN #687 VAR ED
BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #30
BILLY BATSON AND THE MAGIC OF SHAZAM #5
BOOSTER GOLD #21
DMZ #42 (MR)
FABLES #85 (MR)
FINAL CRISIS AFTERMATH ESCAPE #2 (OF 6)
FLASH REBIRTH #1 (OF 6) 3RD PTG
FLASH REBIRTH #3 (OF 6)
GEN 13 #30
GREEN LANTERN CORPS #37
JSA VS KOBRA ENGINES OF FAITH #1 (OF 6)
REBELS #5
RED ROBIN #1
SCOOBY DOO #145
SPIRIT #29
STORMING PARADISE #6 (OF 6) (RES)
SUPER FRIENDS #16
TITANS #14
UNWRITTEN #2 (MR)
7 IMAGE COMICS THIS WEEK
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$21.22 is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
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OVERLOOK #3 (OF 3)
PROOF #20
SAVAGE DRAGON #149
SOUL KISS #5 (OF 5) (MR)
STRANGE ADVENTURES OF HP LOVECRAFT #2 (OF 4) (MR)
WALKING DEAD #62 (MR)
WITCHBLADE DARKNESS ANGELUS BLOOD ON SANDS (ONE SHOT)
1 DARK HORSE COMICS THIS WEEK
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$2.54 is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
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BPRD WAR ON FROGS #3 (OF 4)
40 INDEPENDENT TITLES THIS WEEK
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ABSOLUTION #0 (OF 6) (MR)
ABSOLUTION #0 (OF 6) WRAP CVR (MR)
AMERICAN MCGEES GRIMM #2
ANGEL BLOOD AND TRENCHES #4
ANNA MERCURY 2 #1 (OF 5) (MR)
ANNA MERCURY 2 #1 (OF 5) PAINTED CVR (MR)
ANNA MERCURY 2 #1 (OF 5) POSTER ED (MR)
ANNA MERCURY 2 #1 (OF 5) WRAP CVR (MR)
ARCHIE & FRIENDS #132
ARMY OF DARKNESS #21
BUCK ROGERS #1
BUCK ROGERS #1
CHANNEL EVIL #1 (MR)
DOCTOR WHO AUTOPIA (ONE SHOT)
DOKTOR SLEEPLESS #12 (MR)
GI JOE ORIGINS #4
HACK SLASH SERIES #23 DIEN CVR B (MR)
HACK SLASH SERIES #23 SEELEY CVR A (MR)
LIFE AND TIMES OF SAVIOR 28 #3
LIFE AND TIMES OF SAVIOR 28 #3
PHANTOM GHOST WHO WALKS #3 CVR A
PHANTOM GHOST WHO WALKS #3 CVR B
RESURRECTION VOL 2 #1
RESURRECTION VOL 2 #1
SHERLOCK HOLMES #2 (OF 5)
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #201
SOULFIRE NEW WORLD ORDER #2 (OF 5) CALDWELL CVR
SOULFIRE NEW WORLD ORDER #2 (OF 5) HERRERA CVR
STAR TREK WRATH OF KHAN #1
STREET FIGHTER LEGENDS CHUN LI #3 (OF 4) A CVR DOGAN
STREET FIGHTER LEGENDS CHUN LI #3 (OF 4) B CVR HOU
SUPER-ZOMBIES #4 (OF 5)
TERMINATOR REVOLUTION #5 (OF 5)
TOY STORY MYSTERIOUS STRANGER #1 (OF 4)
TRANSFORMERS REVENGE O/T FALLEN MOVIE ADAPT #4
UNKNOWN #2 (OF 4)
UNTHINKABLE #2 (OF 4)
VEIL #1
2 ADULT COMIC SHIPPING THIS WEEK
121 NEW NON-COMIC ITEMS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
ACTION FIGURES (4)
JSA SERIES 1 GOLDEN AGE FLASH ACTION FIGURE
JSA SERIES 1 GOLDEN AGE GREEN LANTERN ACTION FIGURE
JSA SERIES 1 SANDMAN ACTION FIGURE
JSA SERIES 1 STARMAN ACTION FIGURE
APPAREL (2)
BATMAN FACE III BY ROSS T/S XL
JOKER FACE BY ROSS T/S XL
BOOKS (2):
FR WATERDEEP CITY O/T DEAD MMPB
WARHAMMER 40K GREY KNIGHTS OMNIBUS
NO ADULT BOOKS SHIPPING THIS WEEK
CARDS (1):
TRANSFORMERS REVENGE OF THE FALLEN STICKERS TRADING CARD BOX
GAMING (2):
CONAN RPG WARRIORS COMPANION SC (MR)
PARANOIA RPG WAR ON INSERT NOUN HERE (RES)
MAGAZINES (52):
2000 AD #1635
AMERICAN CINEMATOGRAPHER #9.6
ATHLON BIG TEN: ILLINOIS #34.2009
BASEBALL AMERICA #912
BECKETT BASKETBALL PLUS #219
BECKETT MASSIVE ON-LINE GAMER #19
BLACK MEN-URBAN INK 0709
COIN VALUES #7.8
COOKS ILLUSTRATED #99
DC SUPERHERO FIGURINE COLL MAG #10 RAS AL GHUL
DC SUPERHERO FIGURINE COLL MAG #11 LEX LUTHOR
DC SUPERHERO FIGURINE COLL MAG #25 DEADSHOT
DC SUPERHERO FIGURINE COLL MAG #28 SINESTRO
DC SUPERHERO FIGURINE COLL MAG SPEC ANTI MONITOR
DOC SAVAGE DOUBLE NOVEL VOL 26 BAMA CVR
DOCTOR WHO SPECIAL #22
DON DIVA #37
EARLY MUSIC AMERICA #15.2
EASYRIDERS 0709
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY #1049
EYE SPY #62
FAMILY FUN 0709
FLIGHT JOURNAL 0809
FLY RC #69
FOX SPORTS FANTASY FOOTBALL VOL 04, 2009
FREE INQUIRY #29.4
GUNS AND AMMO 0709
LEES TOY REVIEW #199 JUN 2009
LIVING CRAFTS #92
MODEL MILITARY INTERNATIONAL #38
MYSTERIES MAGAZINE #91
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS 0709
NEW SCIENTIST 0523-2909
OUTBURN #49
PAINTWORKS 0809
PALS N GALS DOUBLE DIGEST #132
RC CAR ACTION PRESENTS DESERT & OFF ROAD ANNUAL
RC SPORT FLYER #14.7
READY MADE 0709
ROLLING STONE #1080
RUE MORGUE #90
SHADOW DOUBLE NOVEL VOL 27
SUPERNATURAL MAGAZINE #10 SPECIAL PX ED
TIPS AND TRICKS 0809
TOYFARE #144 MATTEL GHOSTBUSTERS CVR
VIETNAM 0809
WRITER 0709
YOUR BIG BACKYARD 0609
1 ADULT MAGAZINE SHIPPING THIS WEEK
STATUES (4):
CHRISTOPHER REEVE AS SUPERMAN STATUE
COVER GIRLS OF THE DCU STATUE WONDER WOMAN
MARVEL NOVA FINE ART STATUE
MARVEL X-MEN CLASSIC WOLVERINE FINE ART BUST
TRADES (50):
30 DAYS OF NIGHT 30 DAYS TIL DEATH TP
ADAM LEGEND OF THE BLUE MARVEL TP DM ED
BLACK LAGOON GN VOL 06 (MR)
BLEACH TP VOL 27
BOYS OVER FLOWERS TP VOL 36
CAPTAIN BRITAIN AND MI 13 TP VOL 02 HELL COMES TO BIRMINGHAM
CONAN HC VOL 07 CIMMERIA
DARE GN
DARK REIGN DEADPOOL THUNDERBOLTS TP
DEADPOOL TP VOL 01 SECRET INVASION DM ED
DETROIT METAL CITY GN VOL 01 (MR)
DOUGLAS FREDERICKS & HOUSE OF THEY TP (RES)
DRAGON DRIVE TP VOL 14
DRAGONERO TP
EMPOWERED TP VOL 02 NEW PTG (MR)
EMPOWERED TP VOL 03 NEW PTG (MR)
ESSENTIAL THOR TP VOL 04
EXCALIBUR VISIONARIES ALAN DAVIS TP VOL 01
EXCEL SAGA TP VOL 19
FATHOM KIANI TP VOL 01 BLADE OF FIRE
FINAL CRISIS COMPANION TP
FINAL CRISIS HC
FLASH THE HUMAN RACE TP
FUTURE DIARY GN VOL 02 (OF 6) (MR)
GI JOE BEST OF DESTRO GN
GIMMICK GN VOL 07
JIHAI VOL 02
MARVEL ILLUSTRATED PREM HC KIDNAPPED
ME & MY BROTHERS GN VOL 08 (OF 9)
NIGHTMARE INSPECTOR YUMEKUI KENBUN GN VOL 08
O PARTS HUNTER TP VOL 16
PIXIE GN VOL 02 (OF 4)
RASETSU GN VOL 01
RED TP NEW EDITION
RUNAWAYS TP DEAD WRONG
RUNAWAYS TP VOL 08 DEAD END KIDS DIGEST
SHOWCASE PRESENTS GREEN LANTERN TP VOL 04
SUB-MARINER PREM HC DEPTHS
SUPERMAN LAST SON TP
SUPREME POWER HIGH COMMAND PREM HC
TAIL OF THE MOON PREQUEL TP VOL 01 OTHER HANZO
TAKERU OPERA SUSANOH SWORDS O/T DEVIL GN VOL 01 (OF 4)
TRANSFORMERS I AM OPTIMUS PRIME HC
TRANSFORMERS MOVIE TP
WITCHBLADE ORIGINS TP VOL 02 REVELATIONS
X-MEN NOIR PREM HC
X-MEN THE END TRILOGY TP
YOUNG LIARS TP VOL 02 MAESTRO (MR)
ZATCH BELL GN VOL 25
ZOMBIE TALES VOL 04 (OF 4) THIS BITES
NO ADULT TRADE PAPERBACKS SHIPPING THIS WEEK
WALL ART (4):
CAPTAIN AMERICA #600 FOLDED PROMO POSTER (NET)
CAPTAIN AMERICA #600 POSTER
X-MEN FOREVER FOLDED PROMO POSTER (NET)
X-MEN FOREVER POSTER
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2ND PTG= Second Printing
ANNIV=Anniversary
ASST=Assortment
BK=Book
BLK=Black
CCG=Collectable Card Game
COLL ED=Collected Edition
CURR PRTG=Current Printing
CVR=Cover
ED=Edition
DKR=Dark Reign
DLX=Deluxe
FRGTN RLMS=Forgotten Realms
GN=Graphic Novel
HC=Hard Cover
INCV=Incentive Cover
LTD ED=Limited Edition
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.
O/A=Order Again
PKT=Pocket
PTG=Printing
PX=Previews Exclusive
(RES)=Re-solicited
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
XMW=X-Men Messiah War

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