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FEBRUARY 22nd, 2012

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54TH ANNUAL
 GRAMMY AWARDS
MAGAZINE

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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) BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #6
  2) UNCANNY X-FORCE #22 XREGG
  3) WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #6 XREGG
  4) AQUAMAN #6
  5) SECRET AVENGERS #23
  6) SUPERMAN #6
  7) FANTASTIC FOUR #603
  8) MIGHTY THOR #11
  9) ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #7
10) TEEN TITANS #6

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LAST ZOMBIE NEVERLAND #1 (OF 5)
MONDO #1 (OF 3) (MR)
NAZI ZOMBIES #1
NO PLACE LIKE HOME #1
RED SONJA WITCHBLADE #1
  THIS WEEKS STORE SALES
SAVE 40% ($31.75) ON THESE 7 TITLES 0N 022212!

TITLE/DESCRIPTION

MSRP YOU  PAY
COMICS (3)
MONDO #1 (OF 3) $4.99 $2.99
NO PLACE LIKE HOME #1 $2.99 $1.79
RED SONJA WITCHBLADE #1 $3.99 $2.39
MAGAZINES (1)
54TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS MAGAZINE
(40% OFF ALL WEEK LONG!)
$9.95 $5.97
TRADES (3)
IRON MAN 2.0 TP VOL 02 ASYMMETRY $14.99 $8.99
QUASAR CLASSIC TP VOL 01 $24.99 $14.99
WOLVERINE AND CAPTAIN AMERICA TP $14.99 $8.99
TOTAL $76.89 $46.13

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!
 
97 TOTAL NEW COMICS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
15% OFF ALL THESE NEW COMICS, EVERYDAY THIS WEEK FOR EVERYONE!
17 MARVEL COMICS THIS WEEK
$66.81 is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$56.78 is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$10.02 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
AVENGERS ACADEMY #26
AVENGERS SOLO #5 (OF 5)
CAPTAIN AMERICA AND BUCKY #627
DEADPOOL #51
DEADPOOL MAX 2 #5 (MR)
DOROTHY AND WIZARD IN OZ #5 (OF 8)
FANTASTIC FOUR #603
MAGNETO NOT A HERO #4 (OF 4)
MIGHTY THOR #11
NEW MUTANTS #38 XREGB
SECRET AVENGERS #23
SPIDER-MAN #23
ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #7 WITH DIGITAL CODE
UNCANNY X-FORCE #22 XREGG
VENOM #13.3
WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #6 XREGG
WOLVERINE PUNISHER GHOST RIDER OFF INDEX MU #7 (OF 8)
X-MEN #25 XREGB
X-MEN LEGACY #262
PLUS THESE 4 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  TITLES FOR THE WEEK
AVENGERS SOLO #5 (OF 5) MOVIE VAR
WOLVERINE #300 2ND PTG KUBERT VAR
WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #4 2ND PTG BRADSHAW VAR XREGG
WOLVERINE X-MEN ALPHA OMEGA #1 (OF 5) 2ND PTG BROOKS VAR
15 DC COMICS THIS WEEK
$45.85 is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$38.97  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$6.87 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!  
ALL STAR WESTERN #6
AMERICAN VAMPIRE #24 (MR)
AQUAMAN #6
BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #6
BLACKHAWKS #6
FLASH #6
FURY OF FIRESTORM THE NUCLEAR MEN #6
GREEN LANTERN NEW GUARDIANS #6
I VAMPIRE #6
JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #6
RAY #3 (OF 4)
SAVAGE HAWKMAN #6
SUPERMAN #6
TEEN TITANS #6
VOODOO #6
PLUS THESE 6 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
AQUAMAN #6 VAR ED
BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #6 VAR ED
FLASH #6 VAR ED
GREEN LANTERN NEW GUARDIANS #6 VAR ED
SUPERMAN #6 VAR ED
TEEN TITANS #6 VAR ED
8 IMAGE COMICS THIS WEEK
$26.92  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$22.88  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$4.03 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!  
BULLETPROOF COFFIN DISINTERRED #2 (OF 6) (MR)
CHEW #24 (MR)
LIL DEPRESSED BOY #9
MONDO #1 (OF 3) (MR)
MORNING GLORIES #16 (MR)
NO PLACE LIKE HOME #1 CHURCHILL VAR CVR (MR)
NO PLACE LIKE HOME #1 JORDAN CVR (MR)
PROPHET #22
7 IDW COMICS THIS WEEK
$27.93  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$23.74  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$4.18 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!  
COBRA ONGOING #10
DANGER GIRL REVOLVER #2 (OF 4)
DEAD RISING ROAD TO FORTUNE #4 (OF 4)
GODZILLA LEGENDS #4 (OF 5)
INFESTATION 2 DUNGEONS & DRAGONS #2 (OF 2)
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ONGOING #7
TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE ONGOING #2
PLUS THESE 7 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
DANGER GIRL REVOLVER #2 (OF 4) 10 COPY INCV
GODZILLA LEGENDS #4 (OF 5) 10 COPY INCV
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ONGOING #7 10 COPY INCV
TRANSFORMERS MORE THAN MEETS EYE #1 25 COPY TATTOO INCV
TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE #1 25 COPY TATTOO INCV
TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE ONGOING #1 10 COPY INCV
TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE ONGOING #2 10 COPY INCV
5 DYNAMITE COMICS THIS WEEK
$19.95  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$16.95is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$2.99 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!  
GARTH ENNIS JENNIFER BLOOD #9 (MR)
JIM BUTCHER DRESDEN FILES FOOL MOON #5
PATRICIA BRIGGS ALPHA & OMEGA CRY WOLF VOL 01 #5
RED SONJA #64
RED SONJA WITCHBLADE #1
PLUS THESE 4 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
GAME OF THRONES #2 VAR CVR 2ND PTG (MR)
GARTH ENNIS JENNIFER BLOOD #9 10 COPY BRADSTREET B&W INCV
GARTH ENNIS JENNIFER BLOOD #9 20 COPY BRADSTREET VIRGIN INCV
RED SONJA WITCHBLADE #1 10 COPY GARZA B&W INCV
22 OTHER INDY TITLES THIS WEEK
$86.33  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE.
$73.38 is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$12.94  is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
ARCHIE #630 (ARCHIE MEETS KISS PT 4 )
ARCHIE #630 (ARCHIE MEETS KISS PT 4 ) VAR CVR
BART SIMPSON COMICS #68
BROKEN PIECES #2 CVR A KANESHIRO
BROKEN PIECES #2 CVR B BENITEZ
DARK HORSE PRESENTS #9 MIGNOLA CVR
DARK HORSE PRESENTS #9 YEATES VAR CVR
DEAD OR ALIVE #2 (OF 4)
GFT ALICE IN WONDERLAND #2 A CVR SEJIC (MR)
GFT ALICE IN WONDERLAND #2 B CVR GARZA (MR)
INCORRUPTIBLE #27
JURASSIC STRIKE FORCE 5 #2 A CVR AGUILERA
JURASSIC STRIKE FORCE 5 #2 B CVR CACAU
KNIGHTS OF THE DINNER TABLE #183
LAST ZOMBIE NEVERLAND #1 (OF 5)
NAZI ZOMBIES #1
RASL #13 (MR)
SIXTH GUN #19
SOULFIRE VOL 3 #7 CVR A FABOK
SOULFIRE VOL 3 #7 CVR B FRANCISCO
STAR WARS DARK TIMES OUT O/T WILDERNESS #4 (OF 5)
VICTORIAN SECRET WINTER WARDROBE ONE SHOT
  58 NEW NON-COMIC ITEMS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
ACTION FIGURES (1)
MARVEL SELECT GREEN GOBLIN ACTION FIGURE
APPAREL (3)
ARKHAM CITY JOKER II T/S XL
BATMAN URBAN LEGEND II BY ZAFFINO T/S XL
X-MEN 6 EXES BLK PX T/S XL
MAGAZINES (28)
54TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS MAGAZINE
2000 AD #1766
2000 AD #1767
AMAZING FIGURE MODELER #51
ARCHIE & FRIENDS DOUBLE DIGEST #13
ATHLON BASEBALL VOL 25
ATLANTIS RISING #92
B & V FRIENDS DOUBLE DIGEST #222
CLASSIC MARVEL FIG COLL MAG #166 MAGIK
CLASSIC MARVEL FIG COLL MAG #167 BEETLE
CLASSIC MARVEL FIG COLL MAG SPECIAL NORTHSTAR & AURORA
COOK'S ILLUSTRATED #115
DC SUPERHERO FIG COLL MAG #100 RAVAGER
DC SUPERHERO FIG COLL MAG #101 MON-EL
DOWNBEAT 0312
DR WHO MAGAZINE #443
IN STYLE 0312
JUXTAPOZ #134
MAD MAGAZINE #514
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS 0312
OPRAH #13.3
PENTHOUSE 0312
PREHISTORIC TIMES /#100
SCREAM MAGAZINE #9
SLAM #156
STAR TREK MAGAZINE #39 PX ED
STAR TREK MAGAZINE#39-NEWSTAND EDITION
VANITY FAIR #619
STATUES (1)
FEMME FATALES SNOW WHITE PVC STATUE
TRADES (25)
BATMAN VS BANE TP
CAPTAIN AMERICA PRISONER OF WAR TP
DC UNIVERSE SECRET ORIGINS HC
DEVILS INFIRMARY GN (A)
FEAR ITSELF UNCANNY X-MEN PREM HC
HOT MOMS VOL 02 (A)
HOUSEWIVES AT PLAY KIDNAPPED (A)
IRON MAN 2.0 TP VOL 02 ASYMMETRY
MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN TANGLED WEB DIGEST TP
MEGAMIND DIGEST GN VOL 02 WHY SO BLUE
MEGAMIND MEGA COLLECTION TP
MMW INCREDIBLE HULK TP VOL 02
MMW INCREDIBLE HULK TP VOL 02 DM VAR ED 39
NEAR DEATH TP VOL 01
NIGHT O/T LIVING DEAD TP VOL 03 (MR)
POKEMON BLACK & WHITE GN VOL 05
POWERS PREM HC VOL 04 SUPERGROUP (MR)
QUASAR CLASSIC TP VOL 01
SHREK DIGEST GN VOL 02
SPIDER-MAN FIGHTS SUBSTANCE ABUSE TP
STAR WARS JEDI VOL 01 DARK SIDE TP
SUPERIOR PREM HC
THUNDERBOLTS CLASSIC TP VOL 02
WOLVERINE AND CAPTAIN AMERICA TP
X-MEN FF PREM HC
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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