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APRIL 11th, 2012

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SECRET #1

IMAGE COMICS
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Ryan Bodenheim
"TEETH, WITH WHICH TO EAT"
A man gets shot in London, a law firm gets broken into in Washington, an accountant gives away the password to his computer, and something put to sleep 20 years ago awakens. What is the unsavory relationship all these things share, and how could it bring down two of the largest governments in the history of the world? It's SECRET, a brand new, ongoing, monthly comic from the creators of A RED MASS FOR MARS. Brought to you by award-winning writer JONATHAN HICKMAN and break-out talent, RYAN BODENHEIM, SECRET is an espionage thriller that takes a deep look into the shadow world existing between the government and private security firms.

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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

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  THIS WEEKS HIGHLIGHTS

TOP 10 COMICS FOR THIS WEEK
BASED ON OUR ORDERING

  1) NEW AVENGERS #24 AVX
  2) AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #2 WITH DIG CDE
  3) GREEN LANTERN #8
  4) SECRET #1
  5) SAGA #2 (MR)
  6) SECRET SERVICE #1 (OF 7) (MR)
  7) BATMAN AND ROBIN #8
  8) UNCANNY X-MEN #10
  9) MIGHTY THOR #12.1
10) FANTASTIC FOUR #605

BONUS! HERE'S 11 thru 18

11) SECRET AVENGERS #25
12) WOLVERINE #304
13) AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #6
14) WINTER SOLDIER #4
15) BATGIRL #8
16) BATWOMAN #8
17) ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #10 WITH DIG CDE
18) BATMAN ARKHAM UNHINGED #1

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ALABASTER WOLVES #1 (OF 5) RUTH CVR
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AMERICAS GOT POWERS #1 (OF 6)
AVENGERS COMING OF AVENGERS #1
BATMAN ARKHAM UNHINGED #1
BIONIC WOMAN #1
CAVEWOMAN MUTATION #1
COMICS SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE ONE SHOT
COURTNEY CRUMRIN ONGOING #1
DEAD POOH ONE SHOT
HELLRAISER ANNUAL #1 (MR)
MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS EARTHS MIGHTIEST HEROES #1
MIXTAPE #1
RICH JOHNSTONS IRON MUSLIM #1
SECRET #1
SECRET SERVICE #1 (OF 7) (MR)
STEAMPUNK SKETCHBOOK ONE SHOT
VICTORIAN SECRET AGENTS STEAMPUNK ANGELS
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BIONIC WOMAN #1 $3.99 $2.39
SECRET #1 (40% OFF ALL WEEK LONG!) $3.50 $2.10
SECRET SERVICE #1 $2.99 $1.79
MAGAZINES (1)
STAR WARS CLONE WARS #11 $4.99 $2.99
TRADES (2)
AVENGERS VS X-MEN ITS COMING TP $19.99 $11.99
X-MEN LEGACY LOST LEGIONS TP $16.99 $10.19
TOTAL $55.44 $33.26

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128 TOTAL NEW COMICS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
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19 MARVEL COMICS THIS WEEK
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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN HOOKY #1
AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #2 WITH DIG CDE
AVENGERS COMING OF AVENGERS #1
AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #6 WITH DIG CDE OMEGA
CARNAGE USA #5 (OF 5)
DEADPOOL #53
FANTASTIC FOUR #605
HALO FALL OF REACH INVASION #3 (OF 4)
JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #636
MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS EARTHS MIGHTIEST HEROES #1
MIGHTY THOR #12.1
NEW AVENGERS #24 AVX
SCARLET SPIDER #4
SECRET AVENGERS #25
SECRET SERVICE #1 (OF 7) (MR)
ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #10 WITH DIG CDE
UNCANNY X-MEN #10
WINTER SOLDIER #4
WOLVERINE #304
PLUS THESE 10 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #2 AA APPRECIATION HANS VAR
AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #6 CHECCHETTO VAR WITH DIG CDE OMEGA
AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #6 GRANOV VAR WITH DIG CDE OMEGA
FANTASTIC FOUR #605 AA APPRECIATION KALUTA VAR
FORMIC WARS SILENT STRIKE #5 (OF 5)
NEW AVENGERS #24 AA APPRECIATION DEL MUNDO VAR AVX
SCARLET SPIDER #4 AA APPRECIATION VAR
SECRET SERVICE #1 VAR (OF 7) (MR)
WINTER SOLDIER #4 AA APPRECIATION CHRISTOPHER VAR
WOLVERINE #304 AA APPRECIATION GURIHIRU VAR
19 DC COMICS THIS WEEK
$56.81  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$48.28  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$8.52   is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
BATGIRL #8
BATMAN AND ROBIN #8
BATMAN ARKHAM UNHINGED #1
BATWOMAN #8
DEATHSTROKE #8
DEMON KNIGHTS #8
FRANKENSTEIN AGENT OF SHADE #8
GREEN LANTERN #8
GREEN LANTERN THE ANIMATED SERIES #1
GRIFTER #8
LEGION LOST #8
MISTER TERRIFIC #8
NORTHLANDERS #50 (MR)
RESURRECTION MAN #8
SAUCER COUNTRY #2 (MR)
SHADE #7 (OF 12)
SUICIDE SQUAD #8
SUPERBOY #8
UNWRITTEN #36 (MR)
PLUS THESE 4 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
BATWOMAN #8 VAR ED
GREEN LANTERN #8 COMBO PACK
GREEN LANTERN #8 VAR ED
SHADE #7 (OF 12) VAR ED
12 IMAGE COMICS THIS WEEK
$41.41  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$35.19   is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$6.21 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
68 SCARS #1 (OF 4) CVR A JONES (MR)
68 SCARS #1 (OF 4) CVR C JONES (MR)
ALABASTER WOLVES #1 (OF 5) RUTH CVR
AMERICAS GOT POWERS #1 (OF 6)
ARTIFACTS #16
EPOCH #5 (OF 5)
GLORY #25
HAUNT #23
PETER PANZERFAUST #3 (MR)
SAGA #2 (MR)
SECRET #1
THIEF OF THIEVES #3
PLUS THESE 2 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
68 SCARS #1 (OF 4) CVR D KEITH (MR)
ALABASTER WOLVES #1 (OF 5) OEMING VAR CVR
7 DARK HORSE COMICS THIS WEEK
$23.48  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$19.95   is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
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BTVS SEASON 9 FREEFALL #8 JEANTY VAR CVR
BTVS SEASON 9 FREEFALL #8 NOTO CVR
CONAN THE BARBARIAN #3 CARNEVALE CVR
LOBSTER JOHNSON THE BURNING HAND #4 (OF 5) JOHNSON CVR
ORCHID #6 (MR)
STAR WARS AGENT O/T EMPIRE IRON ECLIPSE #5 (OF 5)
STAR WARS KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC WAR #4 (OF 5)
PLUS THESE 4 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
CONAN THE BARBARIAN #3 JOHN PAUL LEON VAR CVR
DARK MATTER #4 (OF 4)
LOBSTER JOHNSON THE BURNING HAND #4 (OF 5) MIGNOLA VAR CVR
STAR WARS DAWN O/T JEDI FORCE STORM #1 2ND P
5 DYNAMITE COMICS THIS WEEK
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$16.95   is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
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BIONIC WOMAN #1
DANGER GIRL REVOLVER #3 (OF 4)
KEVIN SMITH BIONIC MAN #8
LORD OF THE JUNGLE #3 (MR)
VAMPIRELLA VS DRACULA #3
PLUS THESE 5 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
BIONIC WOMAN #1 15 COPY RENAUD B&W INCV
BIONIC WOMAN #1 25 COPY RENAUD VIRGIN INCV
KEVIN SMITH BIONIC MAN #8 15 COPY ROSS VIRGIN INCV
LORD OF THE JUNGLE #3 10 COPY PARILLO VIRGIN INCV (MR)
LORD OF THE JUNGLE #3 15 COPY RENAUD JUNGLE GREEN INCV
35 OTHER INDY TITLES THIS WEEK
$131.68  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE.
$111.92  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
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ADVENTURE TIME #3
BODYSNATCHERS #4 (OF 6)
CAVEWOMAN FEEDING GROUNDS #2 (MR)
CAVEWOMAN MUTATION #1
COBRA ONGOING #12
COMICS SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE ONE SHOT
COURTNEY CRUMRIN ONGOING #1
CROSSED BADLANDS #3 (MR)
CROSSED BADLANDS #3 TORTURE CVR (MR)
CROSSED BADLANDS #3 WRAP CVR (MR)
DEAD POOH ONE SHOT
DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS FORGOTTEN REALMS 100 PG
EXTINCTION SEED #2 (OF 6) CVR A & B
GFT ALICE IN WONDERLAND #4 A CVR CHEN (MR)
GFT ALICE IN WONDERLAND #4 B CVR SEJIC (MR)
GOLD DIGGER #137
GORE #5 (OF 12) (MR)
HELLRAISER ANNUAL #1 (MR)
INFESTATION 2 #2 (OF 2)
KEVIN KELLER #2
KEVIN KELLER #2 PARENT VAR CVR
MEGA MAN #12
MIXTAPE #1
ONE #7 (OF 10)
OZ WONDERLAND CHRONICLES JACK & CAT TALES #3 (OF 3)
RICH JOHNSTONS IRON MUSLIM #1
RICHIE RICH GEMS #46
ROUTE DES MAISONS ROUGES #7 (OF 7) (MR)
SMOKE AND MIRRORS #2 (OF 5)
SPONGEBOB COMICS #8
STEAMPUNK SKETCHBOOK ONE SHOT
THEATER #5 A CVR CHEN (MR)
THEATER #5 B CVR GARZA (MR)
VICTORIAN SECRET AGENTS STEAMPUNK ANGELS ONE SHOT
WASTELAND #36 (MR)
PLUS THESE 6 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
ADVENTURE TIME #3 15 COPY INCV DEFORGE SKETCH CVR
CAVEWOMAN MUTATION #1 DEVON MASSEY SP ED
CROSSED BADLANDS #3 RED CROSSED CVR INCV (MR)
INFESTATION 2 #2 (OF 2) 10 COPY INCV
RICH JOHNSTONS IRON MUSLIM #1
RICH JOHNSTONS IRON MUSLIM #1 15 COPY INCV
  78 NEW NON-COMIC ITEMS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
GAMING (3)
MARVEL HEROCLIX GALACTIC GUARDIANS BOOSTER BRICK
MARVEL HEROCLIX GALACTIC GUARDIANS OP KIT
MGC: VENSER VS.KOTH DUEL DECKS
MAGAZINES (43)
2000 AD #1772
2000 AD #1773
2000 AD #1774
2000 AD #1775
ALTERNATIVE PRESS #286
AMERICAN SPECTATOR 0412
BASEBALL AMERICA #1208
BETTY & VERONICA DOUBLE DIGEST #200
BRICK JOURNAL #18
CINEFEX #129
CLASSIC MARVEL FIG COLL MAG #169 FORGE
CLASSIC MARVEL FIG COLL MAG #170 WIZARD
CLASSIC ROCK UK 0412
CLINT #15
CLINT #15 (MR)
CONSUMER REPORTS 0512
CROCHET TODAY 0612
DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #2 JOKER BLACK KING
DC SUPERHERO FIG COLL MAG #103 MIRROR MASTER
DC SUPERHERO FIG COLL MAG #104 JERVIS TETCH
DOC SAVAGE DOUBLE NOVEL VOL 57
DR WHO MAGAZINE #445
ELECTRONIC GAMING MONTHLY #254
EMPIRE #274
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY #1200
ESSENTIAL HOMME 0412
FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND #261
FINE SCALE MODELER 0512
IMAGINE FX #81
JUDGE DREDD MEGAZINE #321
LIFE STORY: ONE DIRECTION
LOADED #217
LOCUS #615
MODEL AIRPLANE NEWS 0612
MOJO UK #221
MOVES SPRING 2011
OZ TREASURY ED
PROPHECY IN THE NEWS 0412
RUE MORGUE #121
SHADOW DOUBLE NOVEL VOL 59
SKY & TELESCOPE 0512
STAR WARS CLONE WARS #11
UNCUT UK #179
TRADES (27)
AVALON CHRONICLES HC VOL 01
AVENGERS VS X-MEN ITS COMING TP
BATMAN INCORPORATED DELUXE HC VOL 01 (RES)
BLACK PANTHER MDMA KINGPIN OF WAKANDA TP
CHARMED TP VOL 03
DAREDEVIL SEASON ONE PREM HC WITH DIG CDE
ESSENTIAL AVENGERS TP VOL 08
GOLDFISH GN HC (MR)
HITMAN TP VOL 06 FOR TOMORROW
I VAMPIRE TP
INFINITE HORIZON TP
NEW MUTANTS TP UNFINISHED BUSINESS VOL 04
PUNISHERMAX FRANK TP
PUNISHERMAX HOMELESS PREM HC
SHOWCASE PRESENTS THE LOSERS TP VOL 01
SPIDER-MAN COMPLETE BEN REILLY EPIC TP BOOK 04
STAN LEE STRIPPERELLA GN (MR)
STAN LEE TRAVELER TP VOL 03
STRANGE TALENT OF LUTHER STRODE TP VOL 01 (MR)
TALES FROM NEVERLAND TP (MR)
TEEN TITANS PRIME OF LIFE TP
TERMINATOR ROBOCOP KILL HUMAN TP
TINTIN YOUNG READER ED CRAB & GOLDEN CLAW
TINTIN YOUNG READER ED SHOOTING STAR
VAMPIRELLA MASTERS SERIES TP VOL 07
X-MEN DARK PHOENIX SAGA TP NEW PTG
X-MEN LEGACY LOST LEGIONS TP
WALL ART (5)
AVENGERS VS X-MEN BY JIM CHEUNG B POSTER
AVENGERS VS X-MEN BY KUBERT POSTER
AVENGERS VS X-MEN BY RYAN STEGMAN POSTER
FREE MARVELS AVENGERS MOVIE ROLLED POSTER
OMEGA EFFECT BY ADI GRANOV 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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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
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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...

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