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190 NEW ITEMS
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WEDNESDAY
APRIL 25th, 2012

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POPEYE #1 Of (4)

IDEA & DESIGN WORKS LLC
(W) Roger Langridge (A/CA) Bruce Ozella
Popeye the Sailor Man sails again! E.C Segar's classic creation is back, with his first original comic in over 30 years! Written by the Eisner Award-winning Roger Landridge (The Muppets), with pitch-perfect art from rising star Bruce Ozella, it's a new take on the classic character that's true to its roots! With a rare incentive cover from legendary Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Jules Feiffer!

REORDERS

Get the full list of the SOLD OUT items are coming back in this week!

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) AVX VS #1 (OF 6)
  2) NEW AVENGERS #25 AVX
  3) UNCANNY X-MEN #11 AVX
  4) BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #8
  5) SECRET AVENGERS #26 AVX
  6) DAREDEVIL #11 OMEGA
  7) SUPERMAN #8
  8) TEEN TITANS #8
  9) AQUAMAN #8
10) MIGHTY THOR #13

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AIRBOY DEADEYE #1 (OF 5)
AVX VS #1 (OF 6)
MAN OF GOD #1 (OF 6)
MARVEL UNIVERSE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #1
MASS EFFECT HOMEWORLDS #1 PALUMBO CVR
MERCILESS RISE OF MING #1
POPEYE #1 (OF 4)
RICH JOHNSTONS CAPTAIN AMERICAN IDOL #1
RICH JOHNSTONS SCIENTHORLOGY #1
STAR WARS BLOOD TIES BOBA FETT IS DEAD #1
VAMPIRELLA RED ROOM #1
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POPEYE #1 (OF 4) (40% OFF ALL WEEK LONG!) $3.99 $2.39
RICH JOHNSTON'S CAPTAIN AMERICAN IDOL #1 $3.99 $2.39
RICH JOHNSTON'S SCIENTHORLOGY #1 $3.99 $2.39
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ASTONISHING X-MEN EXALTED PREM HC $19.99 $11.99
DAKEN DARK WOLVERINE BIG BREAK TP $16.99 $10.19
ULTIMATE COMICS X ORIGINS TP $19.99 $11.99
X-MEN WAR MACHINES PREM HC $19.99 $11.99
TOTAL $88.93 $53.35

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  X-MEN go to war with the Avengers starting this month with Avengers vs. X-Men and to celebrate we're discounting all our Star Wars Trade Paperbacks
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142 TOTAL NEW COMICS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
15% OFF ALL THESE NEW COMICS, EVERYDAY THIS WEEK FOR EVERYONE!
20 MARVEL COMICS THIS WEEK
$72.80  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$61.88  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$10.92   is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
ASTONISHING X-MEN #49
AVENGERS ROLL CALL
AVX VS #1 (OF 6)
BATTLE SCARS #6 (OF 6)
CAPTAIN AMERICA #10
CAPTAIN AMERICA AND HAWKEYE #629
DAREDEVIL #11 OMEGA
DARK TOWER GUNSLINGER WAY STATION #5 (OF 5)
FF #17
MARVEL UNIVERSE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #1
MIGHTY THOR #13
MOON KNIGHT #12
NEW AVENGERS #25 AVX
SECRET AVENGERS #26 AVX
SUPERCROOKS #2 (OF 4) (MR)
TWELVE #12 (OF 12)
ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES #9 WITH DIG CDE
UNCANNY X-MEN #11 AVX
WOLVERINE #305
X-MEN LEGACY #265
PLUS THESE 19 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
AGE OF APOCALYPSE #1 2ND PTG BACHALO VAR
AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #1 2ND PTG BAGLEY VAR WITH DIG CDE
AVX VS #1 (OF 6) IMMONEN VAR
CAPTAIN AMERICA #10 AA APPRECIATION PAREL VAR
DAREDEVIL #11 AA APPRECIATION SCHUTZE VAR OMEGA
DAREDEVIL #11 GRANOV VAR OMEGA
FF #17 AA APPRECIATION TEDESCO VAR
MIGHTY THOR #13 AA APPRECIATION ISANOVE VAR
SCARLET SPIDER #3 2ND PTG STEGMAN VAR
SECRET AVENGERS #21.1 2ND PTG ADAMS VAR
SECRET AVENGERS #22 2ND PTG ADAMS VAR
SECRET AVENGERS #23 2ND PTG ADAMS VAR
SECRET AVENGERS #26 AA APPRECIATION VAR AVX
SUPERCROOKS #2 HITCH VAR (OF 4) (MR)
UNCANNY X-MEN #11 AA APPRECIATION HORN VAR AVX
WINTER SOLDIER #1 2ND PTG BERMEJO VAR
WINTER SOLDIER #2 2ND PTG BERMEJO VAR
WINTER SOLDIER #3 2ND PTG BERMEJO VAR
WOLVERINE #305 MCNIVEN VAR
17 DC COMICS THIS WEEK
$50.83  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$43.20  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$7.62   is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
AMERICAN VAMPIRE #26 (MR)
AQUAMAN #8
BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #8
BLACKHAWKS #8
FLASH #8
FURY OF FIRESTORM THE NUCLEAR MEN #8
GEARS OF WAR #23
GREEN LANTERN NEW GUARDIANS #8
I VAMPIRE #8
JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #8
NEW DEADWARDIANS #2 (OF 8) (MR)
SAVAGE HAWKMAN #8
SPACEMAN #6 (OF 9) (MR)
SUPERMAN #8
TEEN TITANS #8
UNCHARTED #6 (OF 6)
VOODOO #8
PLUS THESE 9 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
AQUAMAN #8 VAR ED
BATMAN #8 VAR ED
BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #2 2ND PTG
BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #4 2ND PTG
BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #8 VAR ED
FLASH #8 VAR ED
GREEN LANTERN NEW GUARDIANS #8 VAR ED
SUPERMAN #8 VAR ED
TEEN TITANS #8 VAR ED
10 DYNAMITE COMICS THIS WEEK
$39.90  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$33.91  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$5.98 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
ARMY OF DARKNESS ONGOING #3
DANGER GIRL REVOLVER #4 (OF 4)
GAME OF THRONES #7 (MR)
GARTH ENNIS JENNIFER BLOOD #12 (MR)
GREEN HORNET #24
KIRBY GENESIS #7
MERCILESS RISE OF MING #1
NINJETTES #3 (MR)
VAMPIRELLA RED ROOM #1
WARLORD OF MARS #17 (MR)
PLUS THESE 7 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
GARTH ENNIS JENNIFER BLOOD #12 10 COPY BRADSTREET B&W INCV
KIRBY GENESIS #7 15 COPY SOOK B&W INCV
KIRBY GENESIS #7 20 COPY ROSS VIRGIN INCV
MERCILESS RISE OF MING #1 10 COPY ROSS NEGATIVE INCV
NINJETTES #3 15 COPY WIJAYA VIRGIN INCV (MR)
VAMPIRELLA RED ROOM #1 15 COPY NEVES B&W INCV
WARLORD OF MARS #17 10 COPY JUSKO VIRGIN INCV (MR)
9 DARK HORSE COMICS THIS WEEK
$29.97  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$25.47   is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$4.49 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
ANGEL & FAITH #9 REBEKAH ISAACS VAR CVR
ANGEL & FAITH #9 STEVE MORRIS CVR
BPRD HELL ON EARTH PICKENS COUNTY HORROR #2 (OF 2)
GOON #39
KING CONAN PHOENIX ON THE SWORD #4 (OF 4)
MASS EFFECT HOMEWORLDS #1 PALUMBO CVR
STAR WARS BLOOD TIES BOBA FETT IS DEAD #1 (OF 4) SCALF CVR
STAR WARS CRIMSON EMPIRE III EMPIRE LOST #6 (OF 6)
STAR WARS DARK TIMES OUT O/T WILDERNESS #5 (OF 5)
PLUS THESE 3 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
DCD SUMMIT 2012 STAR WARS BLOOD TIES BOBA FETT DEAD
MASS EFFECT HOMEWORLDS #1 HAWTHORNE VAR CVR
STAR WARS BLOOD TIES BOBA FETT IS DEAD #1 (OF 4) PALUMBO VAR
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!
GHOSTBUSTERS ONGOING #8
GI JOE 2 RETALIATION MOVIE PREQUEL #4
POPEYE #1 (OF 4)
SNAKE EYES ONGOING (IDW) #12
STEPHEN KING JOE HILL ROAD RAGE #3 (OF 4)
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ARCHIE 100 PG SPECTACULAR
TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE ONGOING #4
PLUS THESE 3 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
POPEYE #1 (OF 4) 10 COPY INCV
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ONGOING #9 10 COPY INCV
TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE ONGOING #4 10 COPY INCV
30 OTHER INDY TITLES THIS WEEK
$112.64  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE.
$95.74 is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$16.89 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
AIRBOY DEADEYE #1 (OF 5)
ARCHIE #632
BART SIMPSON COMICS #70
CROSSED BADLANDS #4 (MR)
CROSSED BADLANDS #4 TORTURE CVR (MR)
CROSSED BADLANDS #4 WRAP CVR (MR)
EXILE PLANET O/T APES #2 (OF 4)
GFT ALICE IN WONDERLAND #5 A CVR SEJIC (MR)
GFT ALICE IN WONDERLAND #5 B CVR CHEN (MR)
GFT JUNGLE BOOK #2 (OF 5) A CVR DEBALFO (MR)
GFT JUNGLE BOOK #2 (OF 5) B CVR GARZA (MR)
GFT MYTHS & LEGENDS #15 A CVR ATKINS (MR)
GFT MYTHS & LEGENDS #15 B CVR MYCHAELS (MR)
GRIMM FAIRY TALES #72 A CVR CAPPROTTI (MR)
GRIMM FAIRY TALES #72 B CVR QUALANO (MR)
HELLRAISER #13 (MR)
ICE #4 (OF 4)
LAST ZOMBIE NEVERLAND #3 (OF 5)
MAN OF GOD #1 (OF 6)
MISADVENTURES OF ADAM WEST ONGOING #3
NAZI ZOMBIES #2
RICH JOHNSTONS CAPTAIN AMERICAN IDOL #1
RICH JOHNSTONS SCIENTHORLOGY #1
RICHIE RICH GEMS #47
ROGER LANGRIDGES SNARKED #7
SECRET HISTORY BOOK 18 (MR)
SECRET HISTORY BOOK 19 (MR)
WAR GODDESS #7 (MR)
WAR GODDESS #7 GORE CVR (MR)
WAR GODDESS #7 WRAP CVR (MR)
PLUS THESE 8 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
CROSSED BADLANDS #1 AUXILIARY ED (MR)
CROSSED BADLANDS #2 AUXILIARY ED (MR)
CROSSED BADLANDS #4 RED CROSSED CVR (MR)
FERALS #2 AUXILIARY ED (MR)
LADY DEATH (ONGOING) #13 AUXILIARY CVR (MR)
RICH JOHNSTONS CAPTAIN AMERICAN IDOL #1
RICH JOHNSTONS SCIENTHORLOGY #1
WAR GODDESS #7 ART NOUVEAU 3 COPY INCV  (MR)
  48 NEW NON-COMIC ITEMS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
APPAREL (1)
AVENGERS TEAM LOGO DYAD FLEX FIT CAP M/L
MAGAZINES (25)
AARCHIE & FRIENDS DOUBLE DIGEST #15
ASTRONOMY SPECIAL SUMMER 2012
ATLANTIS RISING #93
BASEBALL AMERICA #1209
DORA AND FRIENDS #8
DOWNBEAT #79
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY #1201
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY #1202
EYE SPY #78
GAME TRADE MAGAZINE #147
GHETTOBLASTER #31
GUITAR PLAYER #46.5
JUGHEADS DOUBLE DIGEST #180
JUXTAPOZ #136
LITTLE SHOPPE OF HORRORS #28 (NOTE PRICE)
MAD MAGAZINE #515
MAGNET #86
MARVEL PREVIEWS MAY 2012 EXTRAS
PENTHOUSE 0512
PREVIEWS #284 MAY 2012
RUNNERS WORLD THE TRAIL
SONIC SUPER SPECIAL MAGAZINE #3
SUPERNATURAL #32-NEWSTAND EDITION
VIDEOSCOPE #82
WOMEN'S HEALTH 0512
MODELS (1)
2005 WAR O/T WORLDS 1/144 ALIEN TRIPOD MOD KIT
TRADES (21)
ASTONISHING X-MEN EXALTED PREM HC
DAKEN DARK WOLVERINE BIG BREAK TP
DARK TOWER TP BATTLE OF JERICHO HILL
DARKHAWK CLASSIC TP VOL 01
FEAR ITSELF WOLVERINE NEW MUTANTS PREM HC
GEARS OF WAR TP BOOK 02
GOTHAM CENTRAL TP BOOK 04 CORRIGAN
GRIMM FAIRY TALES DIFFERENT SEASONS TP VOL 02
INCREDIBLE HULK PARDONED TP
MASS EFFECT TP VOL 03 INVASION (C: 0-1-2)
MMW DAREDEVIL TP VOL 03
MMW DAREDEVIL TP VOL 03 DM VAR ED 41
SHOWCASE PRESENTS THE SPECTRE TP VOL 01
SPIDER-MAN FLYING BLIND PREM HC
STAR WARS INVASION TP VOL 03 REVELATIONS
STORMWATCH HC VOL 01
SUPERMAN SECRETS OF THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE TP
ULTIMATE COMICS X ORIGINS TP
WOLVERINE WOLVERINE'S REVENGE TP
X-FORCE TOY SOLDIERS PREM HC
X-MEN WAR MACHINES 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
AVX=Avengers vs X-Men Marvel Event
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...

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