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JANUARY 11th, 2012

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SCARLET SPIDER #1

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Christopher Yost (A/CA) Ryan Stegman

SPINNING OUT OF SPIDER-ISLAND, THE SECRETS OF THE BRAND NEW SCARLET SPIDER STAND REVEALED IN 40 PAGES!!

WHO IS THE NEW WEBBED WONDER - AND WHY HAS HE COME TO FACE CORRUPTION IN HOUSTON, TEXAS?

REORDERS

Get the full list of the SOLD OUT items are coming back in this week!

OUT OF PRINT

Eventually everything sells out, find out what's expired this week!

KIDS CORNER

Over a dozen new comics, magazines & books for ALL ages this week!

LATE LIST

Every week dozens of items get pushed back on the schedule and wind up on the Late List!

CHECKLIST

Click n'print checklist of every new comic shipping this week!

SHIPSHAPE ARCHIVES

View what's shipped out every week over the last few years.
  THIS WEEKS HIGHLIGHTS

TOP 10 COMICS FOR THIS WEEK
BASED ON OUR ORDERING

  1) GREEN LANTERN #5
  2) BATMAN AND ROBIN #5
  3) INCREDIBLE HULK #4
  4) NEW AVENGERS #20
  5) WOLVERINE #300
  6) WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #4 XREGG
  7) AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #677
  8) SCARLET SPIDER #1
  9) CAPTAIN AMERICA #7
10) SECRET AVENGERS #21

BONUS! HERE'S 11 & 12

11) BATGIRL #5
12) CARNAGE USA #2 (OF 5)

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THIS WEEK CHECK OUT ANY OF THESE NEW TITLES BELOW

COBRA ANNUAL 2012 ORIGIN OF COBRA COMMANDER #1
DARK MATTER #1 (OF 4)
DEADLANDS BLACK WATER ONE SHOT
DUNGEONS & DRAGONS 100 PAGE SPECTACULAR
GHOST RIDER CYCLE OF VENGEANCE #1
LOBSTER JOHNSON THE BURNING HAND #1
PHAZER #1
POLITICAL POWER JON STEWART
SCARLET SPIDER #1
STAR WARS KNIGHTS O/THE OLD REPUBLIC WAR #1
STEVE JOBS CO FOUNDER OF APPLE (ONE SHOT)
TRANSFORMERS MORE THAN MEETS EYE #1
WHISPERS #1
  THIS WEEKS STORE SALES
SAVE 40% ($36.57) ON THESE 7 TITLES 0N 011112!

TITLE/DESCRIPTION

MSRP YOU  PAY
COMICS (3)
SCARLET SPIDER #1 (40% OFF ALL WEEK LONG!) $3.99 $2.39
STAR WARS KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC WAR #1 $3.99 $2.39
WHISPERS #1 $3.50 $2.10
TRADES (4)
AVENGERS BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS TP VOL 02 $19.99 $11.99
DARK TOWER GUNSLINGER BATTLE OF TULL PREM HC $24.99 $14.99
MYSTIC TENTH APPRENTICE TP $14.99 $8.99
WOLVERINE BEST THERE IS CONTAGION TP $19.99 $11.99
TOTAL $91.44 $54.86

Minimum $5.00 purchase of ANYTHING in the store is required to receive your "1st DAY DALE" discount on any/all of these items. "1st DAY SALE" prices are good only for the date listed, only for one copy of each item and only while supplies last.

HERO OF THE MONTH: TRANSFORMERS
  TRANSFORMERS begins two new ongoing titles this month: TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE and TRANSFORMERS MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE.
To celebrate we're discounting all our Transformers Trade Paperbacks
25% OFF ALL MONTH LONG!
 
120 TOTAL NEW COMICS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
15% OFF ALL THESE NEW COMICS, EVERYDAY THIS WEEK FOR EVERYONE!
27 MARVEL COMICS THIS WEEK
$100.69  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$85.58  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$15.10 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #677
AVENGERS 1959 #5 (OF 5)
BATTLE SCARS #3 (OF 6)
BLACK PANTHER MOST DANGEROUS MAN ALIVE #528
BRILLIANT #2 (MR)
CAPTAIN AMERICA #7
CARNAGE USA #2 (OF 5)
DAKEN DARK WOLVERINE #19
DARK TOWER GUNSLINGER WAY STATION #2 (OF 5)
DEADPOOL #49
FORMIC WARS SILENT STRIKE #2 (OF 5)
GHOST RIDER CYCLE OF VENGEANCE #1
INCREDIBLE HULK #4
JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #633
MAGNETO NOT A HERO #3 (OF 4)
NEW AVENGERS #20
NORTHANGER ABBEY #3 (OF 5)
PUNISHERMAX #21 (MR)
SCARLET SPIDER #1
SECRET AVENGERS #21
STAND NIGHT HAS COME #6 (OF 6)
SUPER HEROES #22
ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #6
WOLVERINE #300
WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #4 XREGG
X-FACTOR #230 XREGG
X-MEN LEGACY #260.1
PLUS THESE 16  "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THIS WEEK
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #677 BERMAJO VAR
BRILLIANT #2 MACK VAR (MR)
BRILLIANT #2 OEMING VAR (MR)
CAPTAIN AMERICA #7 PERKINS VENOM VAR
INCREDIBLE HULK #4 VENOM DEL MUNDO VAR
NEW AVENGERS #20 VENOM VAR
SCARLET SPIDER #1 BAGLEY VAR
SCARLET SPIDER #1 BLANK VAR (NET)
SCARLET SPIDER #1 STEGMAN VAR
SCARLET SPIDER #1 VENOM VAR
SECRET AVENGERS #21 VENOM VAR
WOLVERINE #300 BLANK VAR
WOLVERINE #300 CHEUNG VAR
WOLVERINE #300 WRAPAROUND DARROW VAR
WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #4 BROOKS VENOM VAR XREGG
X-FACTOR #230 REGENESIS BRADSHAW VAR XREGG
22 DC COMICS THIS WEEK
$66.78  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$56.78  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$10.01 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!  
ALL NEW BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #15
BATGIRL #5
BATMAN AND ROBIN #5
BATWOMAN #5
CARTOON NETWORK ACTION PACK #66
DC UNIVERSE ONLINE LEGENDS #21
DEATHSTROKE #5
DEMON KNIGHTS #5
FRANKENSTEIN AGENT OF SHADE #5
GREEN LANTERN #5
GRIFTER #5
LEGION LOST #5
MISTER TERRIFIC #5
MY GREATEST ADVENTURE #4 (OF 6)
NORTHLANDERS #47 (MR)
RAY #2 (OF 4)
RESURRECTION MAN #5
SCALPED #55 (MR)
SHADE #4 (OF 12)
SUICIDE SQUAD #5
SUPERBOY #5
UNWRITTEN #33 (MR)
PLUS THESE 4 "CRAP FACTOR" TITLES FOR THIS WEEK
ANIMAL MAN #1 4TH PTG
BATWOMAN #5 VAR ED
GREEN LANTERN #5 VAR ED
SHADE #4 (OF 12) VAR ED
17 IMAGE COMICS THIS WEEK
$51.34  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$43,63 is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$7.70 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!  
ACTIVITY #2
AVENGELYNE #6 CVR A LIEFELD
AVENGELYNE #6 CVR B GIENI
AVENGELYNE #6 CVR C ROSSMO
DARKNESS #97 CVR A HAUN (MR)
DEADLANDS BLACK WATER ONE SHOT
HEART #3 (OF 4) (MR)
INVINCIBLE #87
LAST OF THE GREATS #4 CVR A PEEPLES
LAST OF THE GREATS #4 CVR B FRISON
MORIARTY #8
PIGS #5 (MR)
REED GUNTHER #7
SEVERED #6 (OF 7) (MR)
SPAWN #215
STRANGE TALENT OF LUTHER STRODE #4 (OF 6) (MR)
WHISPERS #1
11 DARK HORSE COMICS THIS WEEK
$36.97  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$31.42 is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$5.54 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!  
BTVS SEASON 9 FREEFALL #5 JEANTY VAR CVR
BTVS SEASON 9 FREEFALL #5 MORRIS CVR
DARK MATTER #1 (OF 4)
KULL THE CAT & THE SKULL #4 (OF 4)
LOBSTER JOHNSON THE BURNING HAND #1 (OF 5) JOHNSON CVR
ORCHID #4
PC CAST HOUSE OF NIGHT #3 (OF 5)
STAR WARS AGENT O/T EMPIRE IRON ECLIPSE #2 (OF 5)
STAR WARS KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC WAR #1 (OF 5) CARRE CV
THE OCCULTIST #3 (OF 3)
THE STRAIN #2 (OF 12)
PLUS THESE 2 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THIS WEEK
LOBSTER JOHNSON THE BURNING HAND #1 (OF 5) MIGNOLA VAR CVR
STAR WARS KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC WAR #1 (OF 5) WILKINS
7 IDW COMICS THIS WEEK
$35.93  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$30.54 is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$5.38 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!  
COBRA ANNUAL 2012 ORIGIN OF COBRA COMMANDER #1
DOCTOR WHO ONGOING VOL 2 #13
DUNGEONS & DRAGONS 100 PAGE SPECTACULAR
GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO #174
HP LOVECRAFT THE DUNWICH HORROR #4 (OF 4)
SNAKE EYES ONGOING (IDW) #9
TRANSFORMERS MORE THAN MEETS EYE ONGOING #1
12 OTHER INDY TITLES THIS WEEK
$43.88  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE.
$37.29  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$6.58 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
7 WARRIORS #3 (OF 3) (MR)
CROSSED BADLANDS OPENING SALVO (MR)
LOGANS RUN AFTERMATH #4 (RES)
MEGA MAN #9 REG CVR
MEGA MAN #9 SKETCH VAR CVR
MISADVENTURES OF ADAM WEST #2 (MR)
MISADVENTURES OF ADAM WEST #3 (MR)
OPERATION BROKEN WINGS 1936 #3 (OF 3) (MR)
PHAZER #1
POLITICAL POWER JON STEWART
ROGER LANGRIDGES SNARKED #4
STEVE JOBS CO FOUNDER OF APPLE (ONE SHOT)
PLUS THESE 2 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THIS WEEK
WARLORD OF MARS #13 20 COPY SADOWSKI RED INCV
WARLORD OF MARS #13 VAR CVR 2ND PTG
  48 NEW NON-COMIC ITEMS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
APPAREL (4)
BATGIRL BY HUGHES T/S LG
SUPERMAN 52 SYMBOL T/S XL
SUPERMAN VI SYMBOL T/S XL
SWAMP THING #1 BY PAQUETTE T/S XL
GAMES (1)
DOMINION-RIO GRANDE GAMES
MAGAZINES (17)
ALTERNATIVE PRESS #283
AMERICAN CINEMATOGRAPHER #93.1
ARCHIE DOUBLE DIGEST #225
BASEBALL AMERICA #1202
BLACK MEN 0312
CLASSIC TOY TRAINS 0212
CONSUMER REPORTS0212
FINE SCALE MODELER 0212
HOGAN'S ALLEY #18
MODEL AIRPLANE NEWS 0312
NEW ART INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL 2012
OTAKU 0412
SCALE AUTO 0212
SCRIPT #18.1
SKY & TELESCOPE 0212
UNCUT #176
WHOA WINTER 2012
TRADES (25)
ALPHA FLIGHT BY PAK AND VAN LENTE PREM HC VOL 01
AVENGERS BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS TP VOL 02
BATMAN THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS HC
BLUE ESTATE TP VOL 02 (MR)
DARK TOWER GUNSLINGER BATTLE OF TULL PREM HC
ESSENTIAL MARVEL TWO IN ONE TP VOL 04
FEAR ITSELF AVENGERS PREM HC
FEAR ITSELF GHOST RIDER PREM HC
FLASH TP VOL 01 THE DASTARDLY DEATH OF THE ROGUES
GHOST RIDER BY DANIEL WAY ULTIMATE COLLECTION TP
GHOST RIDER OFF INDEX TO MARVEL UNIVERSE GN TP
HELLRAISER TP VOL 02 (MR)
INTREPIDS TP VOL 01
INVINCIBLE TP VOL 15 GET SMART
MYSTIC TENTH APPRENTICE TP
PREACHER HC BOOK 06 (MR)
SMURFS GN VOL 10 RETURN OF SMURFETTE
SPIDER-MAN COMPLETE BEN REILLY EPIC TP BOOK 03
SPIDER-MAN SPIDER-ISLAND HC
STAR WARS LEGACY TP VOL 11 WAR
THE WINGMAN GN (MR)
UNWRITTEN TP VOL 05 ON TO GENESIS (MR)
WOLVERINE BEST THERE IS BROKEN QUARANTINE PREM HC
WOLVERINE BEST THERE IS CONTAGION TP
YOUNG JUSTICE TP VOL 01
WALL ART (1)
AVENGERS X-SANCTION BY LEINIL YU OVERSIZED POSTER
COMICBOOKMAN FUN FACT:
ALTERNATE REALITY receives more New Sale Items than any other store in Chicago! Each week anywhere between 175-250 brand new and re-order Comics, Books, Trades, Magazines, Statues, etc come through the door and go on sale. So be sure to get a look at CHICAGO'S LARGEST SELECTION of STUFF every week right here in SHIP-SHAPE!
  ABBREVIATIONS KEY TO THIS PAGE

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

2ND PTG VAR=Second Printing Variant
AF=Action Figure(s)
ANNIV=Anniversary
ASST=Assortment
AUXILIARY ED=The designation Avatar Comics assigns to it's 2nd Prints
BK=Book
BLK=Black
CCG=Collectable Card Game
COLL ED=Collected Edition
CURR PRTG=Current Printing
CVR=Cover
DM=Direct Market (Comic Book Stores only)
ED=Edition
DCU=DC Universe
DLX=Deluxe
FRGTN RLMS=Forgotten Realms
GN=Graphic Novel
GORE=Gory cover image
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 differs from this titles regular price.
O/A=Order Again
PKT=Pocket
PTG=Printing
PX=Previews Exclusive
Reg./Var.=Regular Cover/Variant Cover
(RES)=Re-solicited Item
SC=Soft Cover
SER=Series
TBA=To Be Announced
TKP=Tokyopop
TNG=Referencing Star Trek "THE NEXT GENERATION"
TOS=Referencing Star Trek "THE ORIGINAL SERIES"
TP=Trade Paperback
T/C=Trading Card
T/S=Tee-Shirt
VAR=Variant
VAR ED=Variant Edition
VOL or V.=Volume
WONDERFUL VARIANTS=aka "Crap Factor" titles for the week. The variant covers (new or reprint) that a company ships out as new product for the week. These are new SKU items but they are not necessarily new material (except for the covers) .
WRAP=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: "0309" means March, 2009. "1211" means December, 2011...

All Books/Characters pictured herein are Copyright 2013 by their respective owners. No rights given or implied by Alternate Reality, Incorporated.

  2013 Alternate Reality, Inc.

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