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143 NEW ITEMS
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FEBRUARY 29th, 2012

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PREVIEWS #284 MAY 2012

The latest projects from DC Comics and Image Comics
Since 1988, PREVIEWS has been your ultimate source for all of the comics and merchandise to be available from your local comic book shop... revealed up to two months in advance! Hundreds of comics and graphic novels from the best comic publishers; the coolest pop-culture merchandise on Earth; plus PREVIEWS exclusive items available nowhere else! Now more than ever, PREVIEWS is there to show the tales, toys and treasures in your future! This May issue features items scheduled to ship in July 2012 and beyond.

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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BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #1
GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO ANNUAL #1
INFESTATION 2 TEAM UP ONE SHOT #1
RALPH WIGGUM COMICS #1
  THIS WEEKS STORE SALES
SAVE 40% ($34.57) ON THESE 7 TITLES 0N 022912!

TITLE/DESCRIPTION

MSRP YOU  PAY
COMICS (1)
JUSTICE LEAGUE #6 $3.99 $2.39
MAGAZINES (2)
CLINT #14 (MR) $6.99 $4.19
COMICS BUYER'S GUIDE #1688 $5.99 $3.59
PREVIEWS #282 MARCH 2012
(40% OFF ALL WEEK LONG!)
$4.50 $2.75
TRADES (3)
AVENGERS BIG THREE TP $29.99 $17.99
PUNISHER BY GREG RUCKA PREM HC VOL 01 $19.99 $11.99
X-MEN PRELUDE TO SCHISM TP $14.99 $8.99
TOTAL $86.44 $51.86

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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!
 
88 TOTAL NEW COMICS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
15% OFF ALL THESE NEW COMICS, EVERYDAY THIS WEEK FOR EVERYONE!
16 DC COMICS THIS WEEK
$53.84  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$45.76  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$8.07 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!  
BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #1
BATMAN ODYSSEY VOL 2 #5 (OF 7)
DC UNIVERSE ONLINE LEGENDS #24
GEARS OF WAR #22
HELLRAISER #11 (MR)
JUSTICE LEAGUE #6
JUSTICE LEAGUE #6 COMBO PACK
LEGION SECRET ORIGIN #5 (OF 6)
LOONEY TUNES #205
SCALPED #56 (MR)
SHADE #5 (OF 12)
SPACEMAN #4 (OF 9) (MR)
THUNDER AGENTS VOL 2 #4 (OF 6)
TINY TITANS #49
UNCHARTED #4 (OF 6)
UNWRITTEN #34.5 (MR)
PLUS THESE 4 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
BATMAN ODYSSEY VOL 2 #5 (OF 7) VAR ED
JUSTICE LEAGUE #4 2ND PTG
JUSTICE LEAGUE #6 VAR ED
SHADE #5 (OF 12) VAR ED
14 IMAGE COMICS THIS WEEK
$52.90  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$44.96  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$7.93 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!  
DARKNESS #100 CVR A HAUN (MR)
DARKNESS #100 CVR B MCFARLANE (MR)
DARKNESS #100 CVR C GOLDEN (MR)
DARKNESS #100 CVR D BROUSSARD & GHO (MR)
GREEN WAKE #10 (MR)
HACK SLASH #13 CVR A SEELEY & PASSALAQUA (MR)
HACK SLASH #13 CVR B TEMPLESMITH (MR)
INVINCIBLE #89
NETHERWORLD #4 (OF 5) (MR)
ORC STAIN #7 (RES) (MR)
PIGS #6 (MR)
VESCELL #6 (MR)
WALKING DEAD #94 (MR)
XENOHOLICS #5 (MR)
PLUS THESE 1 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
FATALE #1 VAR CVR 3RD PTG (MR)
11 MARVEL COMICS THIS WEEK
$39.89  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$33.90  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$5.98 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #680
ASTONISHING X-MEN #47
AVENGERS #23
FF #15
MOON KNIGHT #10
NEW AVENGERS #22
SIX GUNS #5 (OF 5)
TWELVE #10 (OF 12)
ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES #7 WITH DIGITAL CODE
ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #8 WITH DIGITAL CODE
VENOM #13.4
PLUS THESE 2 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  TITLES FOR THE WEEK
FF #15 BRIGMAN VAR
ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES #7 COIPEL VAR WITH DIG CDE
8 DYNAMITE 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!  
GAME OF THRONES #6 (MR)
GREEN HORNET #22
KEVIN SMITH BIONIC MAN #7
KIRBY GENESIS DRAGONSBANE #2
LAST PHANTOM #12
LORD OF THE JUNGLE #2 (MR)
ROBOCOP ROAD TRIP #3 (MR)
VOLTRON #3
PLUS THESE 5 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
KEVIN SMITH BIONIC MAN #7 15 COPY ROSS VIRGIN INCV
KIRBY GENESIS DRAGONSBANE #2 10 COPY ROSS NEG INCV
LORD OF THE JUNGLE #2 10 COPY PARILLO VIRGIN INCV (MR)
LORD OF THE JUNGLE #2 15 COPY RENAUD JUNGLE GREEN INCV
VOLTRON #3 10 COPY ROSS VIRGIN INCV
7 IDW COMICS THIS WEEK
$31.93  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$27.14  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$4.78 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!  
GI JOE 2 RETALIATION MOVIE PREQUEL #2
GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO ANNUAL #1
INFESTATION 2 TEAM UP ONE SHOT #1
JOE HILL THE CAPE #4 (OF 4)
MAGIC THE GATHERING #2
STAR TREK ONGOING #6
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES MICRO SERIES #3 DONATELLO
PLUS THESE 6 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
GI JOE 2 RETALIATION MOVIE PREQUEL #2 10 COPY INCV
JOE HILL THE CAPE #4 (OF 4) 10 COPY INCV
STAR TREK ONGOING #6 10 COPY INCV
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES MICRO SERIES #3 DONATELLO 10 CO
TRANSFORMERS MORE THAN MEETS EYE ONGOING #1 2ND PTG
TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE ONGOING #1 2ND PTG
12 OTHER INDY TITLES THIS WEEK
$39.41  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE.
$33.49 is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$5.91 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
ANGEL & FAITH #7 REBEKAH ISAACS VAR CVR
ANGEL & FAITH #7 STEVE MORRIS CVR
GFT MYTHS & LEGENDS #13 A CVR QUALANO (MR)
GFT MYTHS & LEGENDS #13 B CVR MOLENAAR (MR)
IMMORTAL DEMON I/T BLOOD #3
KING CONAN PHOENIX ON THE SWORD #2 (OF 4)
PHAZER #2
RALPH WIGGUM COMICS #1
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #234
STEED AND MRS PEEL #2 (OF 6)
USAGI YOJIMBO #144
WULF #5 (RES)
PLUS THESE 2 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
LADY DEATH (ONGOING) #11 AUXILIARY CVR (MR)
STITCHED #2 AUXILIARY ED (MR)
  55 NEW NON-COMIC ITEMS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
BOBBLE HEADS (1)
NIGHT O/T LIVING DEAD KAREN COOPER BOBBLEHEAD
GAMING (1)
YUGIOH RA YELLOW MEGA PACK BOOSTERS
MAGAZINES (35)
BASEBALL AMERICA #1205
CLASSIC ROCK 0212
CLINT #14 (MR)
COMICS BUYER'S GUIDE #1688
COMPUTER ARTS #197
DISNEY'S FAMILY FUN 0312
DOC SAVAGE DOUBLE NOVEL VOL 56
EYE SPY #77
FANGORIA #311
FORENSIC EXAMINER #21.1
GAME TRADE MAGAZINE #145
GUITAR PLAYER 0312
HIGHLIGHTS FOR CHILDREN HIDDEN PICTURES SPRING 2012
HIGHLIGHTS HIGH FIVE 0312
IMAGINE FX #79
IRELAND OF THE WELCOMES #61.2
LIFE STORY: THE BEATLES
LIVING CRAFTS WINTER 2012
LOADED 0212
MAD MAGAZINE #514
MAGNET MAGAZINE #84
MARVEL PREVIEWS MARCH 2012 EXTRAS
MAXIM #171
MOJO 0212
MONSTER BASH #14
OFFICIAL NASCAR HALL OF FAME 2012
PLAYBOY 0312
PREVIEWS #282 MARCH 2012
SFX #218
SHADOW DOUBLE NOVEL VOL 58
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED SWIMSUIT EDITION 2012
UNCUT #177
WHO'S WHO IN BASEBALL #97
WORLD OF ARCHIE DOUBLE DIGEST #15
WWE MAGAZINE 0312
STATUES (1)
DEADPOOL BUST BANK
TRADES (17)
AVENGERS BIG THREE TP
CARNAGE FAMILY FEUD TP
FEAR ITSELF BLACK PANTHER MAN WITHOUT FEAR PREM HC
FF BY JONATHAN HICKMAN TP VOL 01
INVINCIBLE IRON MAN TP VOL 08 UNFIXABLE
KA-ZAR BY MARK WAID AND ANDY KUBERT TP VOL 02
KEY OF Z TP VOL 01 (MR)
MEGA MAN TP VOL 02 TIME KEEPS SLIPPING
PUNISHER BY GREG RUCKA PREM HC VOL 01
SPIDER-MAN FANTASTIC SPIDER-MAN TP
STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE DIGEST GN BERRY SCARY STORM
STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE DIGEST GN PINEAPPLE & OTHER
ULT COMICS ULTIMATES BY HICKMAN PREM HC VOL 01
UNCANNY X-FORCE DARK ANGEL SAGA PREM HC BOOK 02
VAMPIRELLA SCARLET LEGION TP
X-MEN LEGACY NECROSHA TP
X-MEN PRELUDE TO SCHISM 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
RI VARIANT=a Retailer Incentive Variant cover
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.

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