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203 NEW ITEMS
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FEBRUARY 15th, 2012

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DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #6

DC COMICS
(W) Paul Jenkins (A) Bernard Chang (CA) Ryan Sook

The first part of a bold new story starring the Challengers of the Unknown! The survivors of a helicopter crash in the Himalayas are hunted down by a mysterious and dangerous force. They must complete a quest that takes them to the strangest corners of the world in order to save their own lives!

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KIDS CORNER

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LATE LIST

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CHECKLIST

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  THIS WEEKS HIGHLIGHTS

TOP 10 COMICS FOR THIS WEEK
BASED ON OUR ORDERING

  1) BATMAN #6
  2) AVENGERS #22
  3) NEW AVENGERS #21
  4) AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #679.1
  5) UNCANNY X-MEN #7
  6) DAREDEVIL #9
  7) NIGHTWING #6
  8) WOLVERINE #301
  9) GREEN LANTERN CORPS #6
10) RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #6

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FEMALE FORCE CHER ONE SHOT
MISADVENTURES OF ADAM WEST ONGOING #1
DOMINO LADYS THREESOME #1 FRANCHESCO VAR
ORBIT JOHN LENNON
POLITICAL POWER MITT ROMNEY ONE SHOT
QUATERMAIN #1
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WOLVERINE #301 $3.99 $2.39
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STRATEGY & TACTICS #273 $5.95 $3.57
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ANNIHILATORS TP $19.99 $11.99
DAREDEVIL REBORN TP $16.99 $10.19
VENGEANCE HC $24.99 $14.99
TOTAL $78.89 $47.33

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149 TOTAL NEW COMICS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
15% OFF ALL THESE NEW COMICS, EVERYDAY THIS WEEK FOR EVERYONE!
19 MARVEL COMICS THIS WEEK
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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #679.1
ANITA BLAKE CIRCUS DAMNED SCOUNDREL #4 (OF 5) (MR)
AVENGERS #22
AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #4 WITH DIGITAL CODE
DAREDEVIL #9
DARK TOWER GUNSLINGER WAY STATION #3 (OF 5)
FEAR ITSELF FEARLESS #9 (OF 12)
FORMIC WARS SILENT STRIKE #3 (OF 5)
GENERATION HOPE #16 XREGB
HALO FALL OF REACH INVASION #2 (OF 4)
INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #513
NEW AVENGERS #21
THUNDERBOLTS #170
ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #7 WITH DIGITAL CODE
UNCANNY X-MEN #7
VENOM #13.2
WINTER SOLDIER #2
WOLVERINE #301
X-FACTOR #232 XREGG
PLUS THESE 10 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  TITLES FOR THE WEEK
AVENGERS ANNUAL #1 2ND PTG DELLOTTO VAR
AVENGERS X-SANCTION #2 (OF 4) 2ND PTG MCGUINNESS VAR
AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #4 KEOWN VAR WITH DIG CDE
CARNAGE USA #2 (OF 5) 2ND PTG CRAIN VAR
DEFENDERS #2 2ND PTG IMMONEN VAR
INCREDIBLE HULK #3 2ND PTG SILVESTRI VAR
NEW AVENGERS #21 MOVIE VAR
SCARLET SPIDER #1 2ND PTG STEGMAN VAR
ULT COMICS X-MEN #7 SILVESTRI VAR WITH DIG CDE
UNCANNY X-FORCE #19 2ND PTG RODRIGUEZ VAR XREGG
18 DC COMICS THIS WEEK
$54.82  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$46.59 is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$8.22 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!  
BATMAN #6
BIRDS OF PREY #6
BLUE BEETLE #6
CAPTAIN ATOM #6
CATWOMAN #6
DC UNIVERSE ONLINE LEGENDS #23
DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #6
END OF NATIONS #4 (OF 4)
FABLES #114 (MR)
GREEN LANTERN CORPS #6
HELLBLAZER #288 (MR)
LEGION OF SUPER HEROES #6
MY GREATEST ADVENTURE #5 (OF 6)
NIGHTWING #6
RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #6
SUPERGIRL #6
WONDER WOMAN #6
YOUNG JUSTICE #13
PLUS THESE 7 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
ACTION COMICS #1 4TH PTG
BATMAN #1 3RD PTG
BATMAN #6 COMBO PACK
BATMAN #6 VAR ED
DETECTIVE COMICS #1 5TH PTG
JUSTICE LEAGUE #1 6TH PTG
WONDER WOMAN #6 VAR ED
10 IMAGE COMICS THIS WEEK
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$26.28  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$4.63 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!  
ACTIVITY #3
DARKNESS #99 CVR A HAUN (MR)
DARKNESS #99 CVR B MITCHELL (MR)
GLORY #23 CAMPBELL CVR
GLORY #23 LIEFELD VAR CVR
MORIARTY #9
PETER PANZERFAUST #1 (MR)
SUPER DINOSAUR #8
WITCHBLADE #153 CVR A CHRISTOPHER
WITCHBLADE #153 CVR B BERNARD & BENES
PLUS THESE 3 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
MUDMAN #1 VAR CVR 2ND PTG
MUDMAN #2 VAR CVR 2ND PTG
PROPHET #21 VAR CVR 2ND PTG
8 IDW COMICS THIS WEEK
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DUNGEONS & DRAGONS DRIZZT #5 (OF 5)
GHOSTBUSTERS ONGOING #6
GI JOE 2 RETALIATION MOVIE PREQUEL #1
GODZILLA KINGDOM OF MONSTERS #12
INFESTATION 2 DUNGEONS & DRAGONS #1 (OF 2)
INFESTATION 2 TRANSFORMERS #2 (OF 2)
STAR TREK LEGION OF SUPERHEROES #5 (OF 6)
STEPHEN KING JOE HILL ROAD RAGE #1 (OF 4)
TRANSFORMERS MORE THAN MEETS EYE ONGOING #2
PLUS THESE 6 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
GI JOE 2 RETALIATION MOVIE PREQUEL #1 10 COPY INCV
INFESTATION 2 DUNGEONS & DRAGONS #1 (OF 2) 10 COPY INCV
INFESTATION 2 TRANSFORMERS #2 (OF 2) 10 COPY INCV
STAR TREK LEGION OF SUPERHEROES #5 (OF 6) 10 COPY INCV
STEPHEN KING JOE HILL ROAD RAGE #1 (OF 4) 10 COPY INCV
TRANSFORMERS MORE THAN MEETS EYE ONGOING #2 10 COPY INCV
7 DYNAMITE COMICS THIS WEEK
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ARMY OF DARKNESS ONGOING #1
FLASH GORDON ZEITGEIST #3
QUEEN SONJA #27
ROBERT JORDAN WHEEL OF TIME EYE O/T WORLD #21
VAMPIRELLA #14
WAREHOUSE 13 #4
WARLORD OF MARS DEJAH THORIS #10 (MR)
PLUS THESE 7 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
ARMY OF DARKNESS ONGOING #1 10 COPY SEELEY B&W INCV
DARK SHADOWS #1 VAR CVR 2ND PTG
FLASH GORDON ZEITGEIST #3 10 COPY VIRGIN ROSS INCV
FLASH GORDON ZEITGEIST #3 15 COPY VIRGIN FRANCAVILLA INCV
KIRBY GENESIS SILVER STAR #1 VAR CVR 2ND PTG
VAMPIRELLA #14 15 COPY RENAUD RED INCV
WARLORD OF MARS DEJAH THORIS #10 10 COPY RENAUD RED INCV
28 OTHER INDY TITLES THIS WEEK
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BETTY & VERONICA #258
BPRD HELL ON EARTH LONG DEATH #1 FEGREDO CVR
CAVEWOMAN FEEDING GROUNDS #1 (MR)
DOMINO LADYS THREESOME #1
DOMINO LADYS THREESOME #1 FRANCHESCO VAR
FEMALE FORCE CHER ONE SHOT
GLAMOURPUSS #23
GOBS #4 (OF 4)
GOLD DIGGER #135
GRIMM FAIRY TALES THE LIBRARY #4 A CVR PEKAR
GRIMM FAIRY TALES THE LIBRARY #4 B CVR QUALANO
HELLRAISER MASTERPIECES #8 (MR)
HEROES OF THE NORTH DARK ORIGINS ONE SHOT (MR)
MISADVENTURES OF ADAM WEST ONGOING #1
NINJAS VS ZOMBIES #6
ORBIT JOHN LENNON
PLANET OF THE APES #11
POLITICAL POWER MITT ROMNEY ONE SHOT
QUATERMAIN #1
RETURN O/T MONSTERS PHANTOM DETECTIVE VS FRANKENSTEIN
RICHIE RICH GEMS #44
ROGER LANGRIDGES SNARKED #5
SHERLOCK HOLMES VICTORIAN KNIGHTS #1
SHONEN JUMP MARCH 2012
SIMPSONS COMICS #187
SONIC UNIVERSE #37
STAR WARS DAWN O/T JEDI FORCE STORM #1 DUURSEMA CVR
WASTELAND #34 (MR)
PLUS THESE 6 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
BPRD HELL ON EARTH LONG DEATH #1 YEAR MONSTERS MIGNOLA VAR
DOMINO LADYS THREESOME #1 FRANCHESCO VAR
MEMORIAL #1 (OF 6) 10 COPY INCV
PLANET OF THE APES #11 10 COPY INCV
STAR WARS DAWN O/T JEDI FORCE STORM #1 FLORES VAR CVR
ZOOTANAPUSS #2 3 COPY INCV
  54 NEW NON-COMIC ITEMS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
APPAREL (9)
AVENGERS THE STREETS ARE SAFE HEATHER T/S XL
DEADPOOL & SPIDER-MAN DUAL DANGER BLK PX T/S XL
PUNISHER NO SWEAT BLK T/S XL
SHIELD NIGHT SHIELD NAVY T/S XL
SPIDER-MAN BEANIE ICON BLK T/S XL
SUPERBOY SYMBOL HOODIE XL
THING ROCK MONSTER MILITARY GREEN T/S XL
WOLVERINE BLOOD N STEEL BLK T/S XL
X-MEN DONT TROUBLE US GOLD PX T/S XL
BOOKS (1)
UNDER THE MOONS OF MARS NEW ADV ON BARSOOM HC
MAGAZINES (17)
ALTERNATIVE PRESS #284
AMERICAN CINEMATOGRAPHER #93.2
BASEBALL AMERICA #1204
BLACK BELT 0312
CONSUMER REPORTS 0312
CROCHET TODAY 0412
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY #1192/93
FANTASY BASEBALL 2012
G FAN #98
JUGHEADS DOUBLE DIGEST #178
LIFE WITH ARCHIE #17
LIGHT OF CONSCIOUSNESS #24.1
LOCUS #613
STAR WARS CLONE WARS #10
STRATEGY & TACTICS #273
WOMEN'S HEALTH 0312
WRITER 0312
STATUES (1)
DC POISON IVY BISHOUJO STATUE
TRADES (22)
ANNIHILATORS TP
ART OF CARBON GREY HC
ASTONISHING X-MEN WHEDON CASSADAY ULT COLL TP BOOK 01
CAPTAIN AMERICA BY DAN JURGENS TP VOL 03
DAREDEVIL REBORN TP
DEADMAN TP VOL 02
FABLES DELUXE EDITION HC VOL 04 (MR)
FEAR ITSELF DEADPOOL FEARSOME FOUR PREM HC
HELLBLAZER PHANTOM PAINS TP (MR)
JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA MONUMENT POINT TP
MARVEL ZOMBIES SUPREME TP
PIGS TP VOL 01 HELLO CRUEL WORLD (MR)
POWER GIRL OLD FRIENDS TP
SONIC UNIVERSE TP VOL 02 30 YEARS LATER
STAND NIGHT HAS COME PREM HC
TRANSFORMERS FOUNDATION TP
ULT COMICS SPIDER-MAN BY BENDIS PREM HC VOL 01
UNCANNY X-FORCE TP VOL 02 DEATHLOK NATION
VENGEANCE HC
WARLORD OF MARS DEJAH THORIS TP VOL 02 PIRATE QUEEN (MR)
X-FACTOR SUPER UNNATURAL PREM HC
X-FORCE NECROSHA TP
WALL ART (4)
DEAD POSTER
FIREFLY LES FEMMES SAFFRON POSTER
MARVEL UNIVERSE BY NICK BRADSHAW POSTER
SECRET AVENGERS BY ARTHUR ADAMS 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!
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"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...

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