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DECEMBER 9th, 2009 

NATION X #1 Of (4)

Written by SIMON SPURRIER, JAMES ASMUS & SCOTT SNYDER
Penciled by DAVID LOPEZ, STEPHEN THOMPSON & MORE
Cover by DUSTIN WEAVER
A mutant nation has been created on UTOPIA, off the coast of California. But what does that mean to the X-Men? Don't miss the series that delves into the lives and minds of your favorite X-Characters. This issue stars Colossus, Wolverine, Nightcrawler and others!
48 PGS./Rated A ...$3.99

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THIS WEEKS HIGHLIGHTS

TOP 10 COMICS FOR THIS WEEK
BASED ON OUR ORDERING

  1) NEW AVENGERS ANNUAL #3
  2) INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #21
  3) ADVENTURE COMICS #5 (BLACKEST NIGHT)
  4) AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #614 GNTLT
  5) WHAT IF WORLD WAR HULK
  6) DARK X-MEN #2 (OF 5)
  7) INCREDIBLE HULK #605
  8) NATION X #1 (OF 4)
  9) X NECROSHA GATHERING XN
10) RED ROBIN #7

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11) BOOSTER GOLD #27 (BLACKEST NIGHT)
12) DEADPOOL #18
13) DOOM PATROL #5 (BLACKEST NIGHT)
14) REBELS #11 (BLACKEST NIGHT)
15) WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #3 GNTLT
16) ACTION COMICS #884
17) SPIDER-MAN AND SECRET WARS #1 (OF 4)
18) WOLVERINE UNDER BOARDWALK ONE-SHOT
19) REALM OF KINGS IMPERIAL GUARD #2 (OF 5)
20) TITANS #20
21) BATGIRL #5
22) PUNISHERMAX #2 (MR)

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ANYWHERE #1 (OF 6) (MR)
DANTES INFERNO #1 (OF 6)
DAYTRIPPER #1 (OF 10) (MR)
DC HOLIDAY SPECIAL 2009 #1
ENDERS GAME WAR OF GIFTS ONE-SHOT
FARSCAPE DARGOS QUEST #1
GHOSTBUSTERS PAST PRESENT FUTURE (ONE SHOT)
GOD COMPLEX #1
MARVEL 70TH ANNIVERSARY FRAME ART ONE-SHOT
MUPPET SHOW #0
NATION X #1 (OF 4)
PILOT SEASON MURDERER #1
SPIDER-MAN AND SECRET WARS #1 (OF 4)
STAR TREK ALIEN SPOTLIGHT CARDASSIANS
TANK GIRL NUGGETS (ONE SHOT) (MR)
TOY STORY #0
WHAT IF WORLD WAR HULK
WOLVERINE UNDER BOARDWALK ONE-SHOT
X NECROSHA GATHERING XN
X-MEN NOIR MARK OF CAIN #1 (OF 4)
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NATION X #1 (OF 4) $3.99 $2.39
SPIDER-MAN AND SECRET WARS #1 (OF 4) $2.99 $1.79
WHAT IF WORLD WAR HULK $3.99 $2.39
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HOUSE OF M HC SPIDER-MAN FANTASTIC FOUR X-MEN $39.99 $23.99
TOMB OF DRACULA OMNIBUS HC VOL 02 $99.99 $59.99
X-FACTOR OVERTIME PREM HC $24.99 $14.99
TOTAL $178.93 $107.35

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90 TOTAL NEW COMICS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
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28 MARVEL COMICS THIS WEEK
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$100.03 is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$17.65
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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #614 GNTLT
BLACK WIDOW DEADLY ORIGIN #2 (OF 4)
DARK X-MEN #2 (OF 5)
DEADPOOL #18
DEATHLOK #2 (OF 7)
ENDERS GAME WAR OF GIFTS ONE-SHOT
GHOST RIDERS HEAVENS ON FIRE #5 (OF 6)
INCREDIBLE HULK #605
INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #21
MARVEL 70TH ANNIVERSARY FRAME ART ONE-SHOT
MARVEL ADVENTURES SUPER HEROES #18
NATION X #1 (OF 4)
NEW AVENGERS ANNUAL #3
PUNISHER NOIR #4 (OF 4)
PUNISHER NOIR #4 (OF 4) CALERO VAR
PUNISHERMAX #2 (MR)
REALM OF KINGS IMPERIAL GUARD #2 (OF 5)
SPIDER-MAN AND SECRET WARS #1 (OF 4)
SWORD (MARVEL) #2
UNCANNY X-MEN FIRST CLASS #6 (OF 8)
WAR MACHINE #12
WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #3 GNTLT
WHAT IF WORLD WAR HULK
WOLVERINE UNDER BOARDWALK ONE-SHOT
X NECROSHA GATHERING XN
X-MEN FOREVER #13
X-MEN NOIR MARK OF CAIN #1 (OF 4)
X-MEN NOIR MARK OF CAIN #1 (OF 4) CALERO VAR
PLUS THESE 3 "CRAP FACTOR" TITLES FROM MARVEL THIS WEEK
DARK REIGN LIST PUNISHER ONE SHOT 2ND PTG DILLON VAR
DARK REIGN LIST WOLVERINE ONE SHOT 2ND PTG CHOI VAR
MARVELOUS LAND OF OZ #1 (OF 8) 2ND PTG YOUNG VAR
22 DC COMICS THIS WEEK
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$68.67 is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$12.11 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
ACTION COMICS #884
ADVENTURE COMICS #5 (BLACKEST NIGHT)
BATGIRL #5
BOOSTER GOLD #27 (BLACKEST NIGHT)
DANTES INFERNO #1 (OF 6)
DAYTRIPPER #1 (OF 10) (MR)
DC HOLIDAY SPECIAL 2009 #1
DMZ #48 (MR)
DOOM PATROL #5 (BLACKEST NIGHT)
GEN 13 #33
GREEN ARROW BLACK CANARY #27
MAGOG #4
MODERN WARFARE 2 GHOST #2 (OF 6) (MR)
REBELS #11 (BLACKEST NIGHT)
RED HERRING #5 (OF 6)
RED ROBIN #7
SCOOBY DOO #151
SECRET SIX #16
SHIELD #4
SUPER FRIENDS #22
TITANS #20
UNWRITTEN #8 (MR)
PLUS THIS "CRAP FACTOR" TITLE FROM DC THIS WEEK
ADVENTURE COMICS #508 VAR ED (BLACKEST NIGHT)
6 BOOM! COMICS THIS WEEK
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ANCHOR #3
CARS RADIATOR SPRINGS #4
FARSCAPE DARGOS QUEST #1
MICKEY MOUSE & FRIENDS #298
MUPPET SHOW #0
TOY STORY #0
6 IMAGE COMICS THIS WEEK
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$16.53 is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
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ASTOUNDING WOLF-MAN #20
GOD COMPLEX #1
PHONOGRAM 2 #6 (OF 7) SINGLES CLUB (MR)
PILOT SEASON MURDERER #1
TANK GIRL NUGGETS (ONE SHOT) (MR)
WALKING DEAD #68 (MR)
5 IDW COMICS THIS WEEK
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$16.95 is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
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BEYOND THE WALL #2
GHOSTBUSTERS PAST PRESENT FUTURE (ONE SHOT)
JON SABLE FREELANCE ASHES OF EDEN #3
LEGION PROPHETS #4 (OF 4)
STAR TREK ALIEN SPOTLIGHT CARDASSIANS
19 OTHER INDEPENDENT TITLES THIS WEEK
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$50.61 is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
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A VERY ZOMBIE CHRISTMAS
ANYWHERE #1 (OF 6) (MR)
AOD ASH SAVES OBAMA #4 (OF 4)
ARCHIE & FRIENDS #138
BPRD WAR ON FROGS #4 (OF 4)
CITIZEN REX #6 (OF 6)
COMPLETE DRACULA #4 (OF 5)
DAYS MISSING #5 (OF 5)
DON BLUTH SPACE ACE #4 (OF 6)
DONATELLO BRAIN THIEF #3 (OF 4)
GROO HOGS OF HORDER #2 (OF 4)
INCARNATE #3 (OF 3) (MR)
MANGALICIOUS TICK #4 (OF 4)
STAR WARS CLONE WARS #11 HERO CONFEDERACY PT 2
TERRY MOORES ECHO #17
VAMPIRELLA SECOND COMING #4 FRISON CVR
VAMPIRELLA SECOND COMING #4 GABRIELLI CVR
VAMPIRELLA SECOND COMING #4 JONES CVR
VAMPIRELLA SECOND COMING #4 SUYDAM CVR
NO ADULT COMICS SHIPPING THIS WEEK
92 NEW NON-COMIC ITEMS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
APPAREL (5)
CAPTAIN AMERICA MR Q COVER BLK T/S XL
CAPTAIN AMERICA REBORN COVERT OPTION WHT T/S XL
IRON MAN TREKIE BLK T/S XL
JLA JUSTICE LEAGUE ASSEMBLE BASEBALL T/S XL
X-MEN FAMILY PORTRAIT BLK T/S XL
CARDS (1)
STARGATE HEROES T/C BOX
MAGAZINES (47)
ALTER EGO #90
AMERICAN CINEMATOGRAPHER #90.12
BASEBALL AMERICA #925
BOP MAGAZINE 0110
BOY'S LIFE 1209
COIN VALUES #8.2
COMICS BUYER'S BUIDE #1061
CONSUMER REPORTS 0110
DC SUPERHERO FIGURINE COLL MAG #21 RAVEN
DR WHO MAGAZINE #415
EMPIRE #246
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY #1077
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY #1078
FLIGHT JOURNAL 0210
FREE INQUIRY #30.1
GAMEPRO #256
GUNS & AMMO 0110
HEAVY METAL 0110
HOPSCOTCH FOR GIRLS 0110
ILLUSTRATION MAGAZINE #28
INSIDE KUNG FU #38.2
JUDGE DREDD MEGAZINE #291
LOST MAGAZINE #26 NEWSTAND EDITION
MODERN DOG #8.4
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS 0110
NORTH & SOUTH #11.6
PAINTWORKS 0210
PALS N GALS DOUBLE DIGEST #137
PARANORMAL #41
RANGER RICK 0110
RC CAR ACTION PRESENTS-2010 ANNUAL
RUE MORGUE #96
SPACE AND TIME #109
THE NATION 113009
THE NATION 120709
TOYFARE #150 MATTEL WWE CVR
TRUE DETECTIVE #19
VIDEO WATCHDOG #153
VIETNAM 0210
WIZARD MAGAZINE #220 PLATINUM ROSS CAPT AMERICA CVR
WIZARD MAGAZINE #220 PLATINUM STAR TREK CVR
WRITER 0110
WWE KIDS HOLIDAY 2009
WWE MAGAZINE-HOLIDAY 2009
YOUR BIG BACKYARD 0110
2 ADULT MAGAZINES SHIPPING THIS WEEK
STATUES (1)
COVER GIRLS OF THE DCU CATWOMAN STATUE
TRADES (38)
BATMAN THE CULT TP NEW PTG
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA FINAL FIVE TP
BOOSTER GOLD BLUE AND GOLD TP
DARK REIGN UNDERSIDE TP
DETROIT METAL CITY GN VOL 03 (MR)
DOGS TP VOL 02 (MR)
DOROTHEA VOL 06 (MR)
DOT HACK LEGEND O/T TWILIGHT COMP COL TP
EX MACHINA TP VOL 08 DIRTY TRICKS (MR)
EXCEL SAGA TP VOL 20
GENEXT UNITED TP
GESTALT GN VOL 04
HOUSE OF M HC SPIDER-MAN FANTASTIC FOUR X-MEN
INU YASHA TP VOL 43
JLA YEAR ONE TP NEW PTG
LEGION PROPHETS GN
LOVE BUZZ GN (RES)
MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN TP VOL 14 THWIP DIGEST
MMW GOLDEN AGE SUB-MARINER HC VOL 03
MMW GOLDEN AGE SUB-MARINER HC VOL 03 VAR ED 128
MS MARVEL TP VOL 07 DARK REIGN
O PARTS HUNTER TP VOL 19
RETURN OF KING DOUG HC
RUNAWAYS GOOD DIE YOUNG TP
SKY DOLL TP VOL 01 (MR)
SPIDER-MAN RED-HEADED STRANGER PREM HC
SUPERMAN SUPERGIRL MAELSTROM TP
TERRA TP
TOMB OF DRACULA OMNIBUS HC VOL 02
TOMB OF DRACULA OMNIBUS HC VOL 02 DM ED
TROJAN WAR PREM HC
ULTIMATUM TP MARCH ON ULTIMATUM
ULTIMATUM X-MEN FANTASTIC FOUR TP
UNCANNY X-MEN FIRST CLASS TP HATED AND FEARED GN
WHAT IF CLASSIC TP VOL 06
WITCHBLADE TAKERU MANGA SC COLLECTION
X-FACTOR OVERTIME PREM HC
X-MEN SPIDER-MAN TP
 NO ADULT TRADES SHIPPING THIS WEEK
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  ABBREVIATIONS KEY TO THIS PAGE

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

2ND PTG VAR=Second Printing Variant
ANNIV=Anniversary
ASST=Assortment
BK=Book
BLK=Black
CCG=Collectable Card Game
COLL ED=Collected Edition
CRAP FACTOR=The variant covers (new or reprint) that a company ships out as new product for a week. While these are new SKU items they are not new material (except for the covers) and so we do not count them towards the weeks total creative output for that company.
CURR PRTG=Current Printing
CVR=Cover
ED=Edition
DKR=Dark Reign
DLX=Deluxe
FRGTN RLMS=Forgotten Realms
GN=Graphic Novel
GNTLT="Gauntlet" storyline in Amazing Spiderman
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
OSW=Dark Hore Comics "One Shot Wonders" event
PKT=Pocket
PTG=Printing
PX=Previews Exclusive
(RES)=Re-solicited
SC=Soft Cover
SER=Series
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 ED=Variant Edition
VOL or V.=Volume
WRAP CVR=Wraparound cover
XL=Extra Large

DATES: Many magazines have a numbered designation based on the month (s) and year of their release, which we list as a 4 digit number. EX: "0306" means March, 2006. "1205" means December, 2005...

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