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166 NEW ITEMS
ON SALE THIS
WEDNESDAY
FEBRUARY 1st, 2012

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WINTER SOLDIER #1

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Ed Brubaker (A) Butch Guice (CA) Lee Bermajo

Winter Soldier and Black Widow are the super-spies of the Marvel U!
Ex-Russian Sleeper Agents awaken, but under who's control?
Is that Dr. Doom? Uh oh.
32 PGS./Rated T+

REORDERS

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OUT OF PRINT

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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) DETECTIVE COMICS #6
  2) ACTION COMICS #6
  3) AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #679
  4) UNCANNY X-MEN #6
  5) AVENGERS X-SANCTION #3 (OF 4)
  6) UNCANNY X-FORCE #21 XREGG
  7) WINTER SOLDIER #1
  8) JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #6
  9) VENOM #13
10) RED LANTERNS #6

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ALPHA GIRL #1 (MR)
INFESTATION 2 TRANSFORMERS #1 (OF 2)
JURASSIC STRIKE FORCE 5 #1
MAGIC THE GATHERING #1
PHAZER WAR O/T INDEPENDENTS CROSSOVER #1
RICHIE RICH GEMS WINTER SPECIAL ONE SHOT
STAR WARS DAWN OF THE JEDI #0
TWELVE MUST HAVE #1
WARLORD OF MARS ANNUAL #1 (MR)
WARRIORS OF MARS #1 (MR)
WINTER SOLDIER #1
  THIS WEEKS STORE SALES
SAVE 40% ($39.15) ON THESE 7 TITLES 0N 02012!

TITLE/DESCRIPTION

MSRP YOU  PAY
COMICS (2)
WARRIORS OF MARS #1 $3.99 $2.39
WINTER SOLDIER #1 (40% OFF ALL WEEK LONG!) $2.99 $1.79
MAGAZINES (1)
FILMFAX #129 $9.95 $5.97
TRADES (4)
AVENGERS HAWKEYE TP $19.99 $11.99
DAREDEVIL BY BRUBAKER & LARK ULT COLL BOOK 01 $29.99 $17.99
JOHN CARTER A PRINCESS OF MARS GN TP $14.99 $8.99
RED SKULL INCARNATE TP $15.99 $9.59
TOTAL $97.89 $58.73

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: STAR WARS
  STAR WARS returns to theaters this month with the re-release of STAR WARS EPISODE ONE: THE PHANTOM MENACE now in the miracle process of 3-D!!!
To celebrate we're discounting all our Star Wars Trade Paperbacks
25% OFF ALL MONTH LONG!
 
104 TOTAL NEW COMICS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
15% OFF ALL THESE NEW COMICS, EVERYDAY THIS WEEK FOR EVERYONE!
17 MARVEL COMICS THIS WEEK
$58.83  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$50.00  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$8.82 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #679
AVENGERS ACADEMY #25
AVENGERS X-SANCTION #3 (OF 4)
DEFENDERS #3
FEAR ITSELF FEARLESS #8 (OF 12)
HULK #48
PUNISHER #8
THOR DEVIANTS SAGA #4 (OF 5)
TWELVE #9 (OF 12) (RES)
TWELVE MUST HAVE #1
UNCANNY X-FORCE #21 XREGG
UNCANNY X-MEN #6
VENOM #13
VILLAINS FOR HIRE #3 (OF 4)
WINTER SOLDIER #1
X-CLUB #3 (OF 5)
X-FACTOR #231 XREGG
PLUS THESE 8 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  TITLES FOR THE WEEK
AVENGERS X-SANCTION #3 (OF 4) CHURCHILL VAR
AVENGERS X-SANCTION #3 (OF 4) YU VAR
DEFENDERS #3 ADAM KUBERT VAR
VENOM #13 CRAIN VAR
VENOM #13 SIMONSON VAR
WINTER SOLDIER #1 DELLOTTO VAR
WINTER SOLDIER #1 JOE KUBERT VAR
WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #3 2ND PTG BACHALO VAR XREGG
17 DC COMICS THIS WEEK
$52.83  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$44.90  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$7.92 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!  
ACTION COMICS #6
ANIMAL MAN #6
BATWING #6
DETECTIVE COMICS #6
GREEN ARROW #6
HAWK AND DOVE #6
IZOMBIE #22 (MR)
JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #6
MEN OF WAR #6
OMAC #6
RED LANTERNS #6
SCOOBY DOO WHERE ARE YOU #18
STATIC SHOCK #6
STORMWATCH #6
SUPERNATURAL #5 (OF 6)
SWAMP THING #6
SWEET TOOTH #30 (MR)
PLUS THESE 5 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
ACTION COMICS #6 COMBO PACK
ACTION COMICS #6 VAR ED
DETECTIVE COMICS #6 VAR ED
STORMWATCH #6 VAR ED
SWAMP THING #6 VAR ED
8 IDW COMICS THIS WEEK
$31.92  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$27.13  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$4.78 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!  
ANNE RICE SERVANT OF THE BONES #6 (OF 6)
DOCTOR WHO ONGOING VOL 2 #14
ETERNAL DESCENT VOL 2 #3 (OF 6)
GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO #175
GI JOE VOL 2 ONGOING #10
INFESTATION 2 TRANSFORMERS #1 (OF 2)
LOCKE & KEY CLOCKWORKS #4 (OF 6)
MAGIC THE GATHERING #1
PLUS THESE 4 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
GI JOE VOL 2 ONGOING #10 10 COPY INCV
INFESTATION 2 TRANSFORMERS #1 (OF 2) 10 COPY INCV
LOCKE & KEY CLOCKWORKS #4 (OF 6) 10 COPY INCV
MAGIC THE GATHERING #1 10 COPY INCV
7 BOOM! COMICS THIS WEEK
$31.88  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$27.09  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$4.78 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!  
BETRAYAL O/T PLANET O/T APES #4 (OF 4)
HELLRAISER #10 (MR)
HELLRAISER MASTERPIECES #7 (MR)
ICE AGE ICED IN ONE SHOT
IRREDEEMABLE #34
KUNG FU PANDA #4 (OF 6)
RICHIE RICH GEMS WINTER SPECIAL ONE SHOT
VALEN OUTCAST #3 MAIN CVRS
6 DYNAMITE COMICS THIS WEEK
$24.94  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$21.99 is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$3.74 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!  
BOYS #63 (MR)
KIRBY GENESIS CAPTAIN VICTORY #3
ROBERT JORDAN WHEEL OF TIME EYE O/T WORLD #20
THE LONE RANGER #2
WARLORD OF MARS ANNUAL #1 (MR)
WARRIORS OF MARS #1 (MR)
PLUS THESE 4 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
KIRBY GENESIS CAPTAIN VICTORY #3 10 COPY ROSS NEG INCV
KIRBY GENESIS CAPTAIN VICTORY #3 15 COPY OEMING SKETCH INCV
WARRIORS OF MARS #1 10 COPY JUSKO B&W INCV (MR)
WARRIORS OF MARS #1 15 COPY JUSKO NEGATIVE INCV (MR)
25 OTHER INDY TITLES THIS WEEK
$99.62  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE.
$84.67 is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$14.94  is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
ALPHA GIRL #1 (MR)
BRIMSTONE #7 (OF 7) (MR)
CHARMED #18
DAMAGED #5 (OF 6) (MR)
DARK HORSE PRESENTS #8 DONALDSON VAR CVR
DARK HORSE PRESENTS #8 FEGREDO CVR
FATALE #2 (MR)
FATHOM VOL 4 #4 CVR A KONAT
FATHOM VOL 4 #4 CVR B PARKER
FUTURAMA COMICS #59
HAUNTED CITY #2 CVR A RYAN
HAUNTED CITY #2 CVR B KONAT
INVINCIBLE #88
JURASSIC STRIKE FORCE 5 #1 A CVR TOLEDO
JURASSIC STRIKE FORCE 5 #1 B CVR AUGUILERA
PENNY FOR YOUR SOUL FALSE PROPHET #3 (OF 7) (MR)
PHAZER WAR O/T INDEPENDENTS CROSSOVER #1
REED GUNTHER #8
SAVAGE DRAGON #178
SERGIO ARAGONES FUNNIES #7
SIMPSONS ILLUSTRATED #1
SONIC SUPER SPECIAL MAGAZINE #2
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #233
STAR WARS DAWN OF THE JEDI #0
STRANGE TALENT OF LUTHER STRODE #5 (OF 6) (MR)
PLUS THESE 3 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
FATALE #1 VAR CVR 2ND PTG (MR)
LADY DEATH (ONGOING) #10 AUXILIARY CVR (MR)
STRANGE TALENT OF LUTHER STRODE #2 (OF 6) VAR CVR 2ND PTG
  61 NEW NON-COMIC ITEMS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
ACTION FIGURES (2)
CHUCK NORRIS TALKING 7 INCH PLUSH
MARVEL SELECT COLOSSUS AF
APPAREL (10)
BATMAN POP CUFF KNIT3 CAP
CAPTAIN AMERICA PATRIOTIC SOLDIER SHAMROCK T/S XL
CAPTAIN AMERICA POP CUFF KNIT3 CAP
DEADPOOL COSTUME CHARCOAL T/S XL
FLASH POP CUFF KNIT3 CAP
GHOST RIDER FIRE FREAK BLK T/S XL
GREEN LANTERN POP CUFF KNIT3 CAP
SPIDER-MAN POP CUFF KNIT3 CAP
SUPERMAN POP CUFF KNIT3 CAP
X-MEN POP CUFF KNIT3 CAP
BOBBLE HEAD (6)
BETTY BOOP 70S WACKY WOBBLER
DC BATMAN WACKY WOBBLER
DC JOKER WACKY WOBBLER
DC SUPERMAN WACKY WOBBLER
DC WONDER WOMAN WACKY WOBBLER
V FOR VENDETTA WACKY WOBBLER
BOOKS (1)
JOHN ROMITA AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ARTIST ED HC
MAGAZINES (21)
BARBIE 0312
BASEBALL AMERICA #1203
CEMETARY DANCE #65
CINEMA RETRO #8.22
CLASSIC ROCK UK 0112
COMICS BUYER'S GUIDE #1687
COMPUTER ARTS UK #196
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY #1190
FANGORIA #310
FILM COMMENT #48.1
FILMFAX #129
GAME TRADE MAGAZINE #144
GUITAR PLAYER 0212
IMAGINE FX #78
MARVEL PREVIEWS FEBRUARY 2012 EXTRAS
NON-SPORTS UPDATE #23.1
PREVIEWS #281 FEBRUARY 2012
SFX #212
TIGER BEAT 0312
WORLD OF ARCHIE DOUBLE DIGEST #14
WWE MAGAZINE 0212
STATUES (1)
MARVEL MYSTIQUE BISHOUJO STATUE
TRADES (20)
AMERICAN VAMPIRE HC VOL 03 (MR)
ART OF CARBON GREY HC
AVENGERS ASSEMBLE TP VOL 02
AVENGERS HAWKEYE TP
BATMAN GATES OF GOTHAM TP
DAREDEVIL BY BRUBAKER AND LARK ULT COLL TP BOOK 01
FEAR ITSELF HEROES FOR HIRE PREM HC
GARTH ENNIS JENNIFER BLOOD TP VOL 01 (MR)
GREEN ARROW SALVATION HC
INCREDIBLE HULKS FALL OF HULKS HC
JOHN CARTER A PRINCESS OF MARS GN TP
JOHN CARTER WORLD OF MARS TP
LIL DEPRESSED BOY TP VOL 02
RAT CATCHER TP (MR)
RED SKULL INCARNATE TP
SUPERMAN REIGN OF DOOMSDAY HC
VAMPIRELLA TP VOL 02
WARLORD OF MARS FALL OF BARSOOM TP VOL 01
WITCHBLADE REDEMPTION TP VOL 04
XOMBI TP
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
COLL MAG=Collector's Magazine
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
XREGG=Part of the "X-Men Regenesis" storyline

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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