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MAY 16th, 2012

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FANTASTIC FOUR #605.1

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Mike Choi
• The Secret History of the Fantastic Four
•Everything starts just like you remember...
•It ends like something completely different.

REORDERS

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KIDS CORNER

Over a dozen new comics, magazines & books for ALL ages this week!

LATE LIST

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CHECKLIST

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  THIS WEEKS COMIC HIGHLIGHTS
 

TOP 10
BASED ON OUR ORDERING FOR THIS WEEK

  1) AVENGERS VS X-MEN #4 (OF 12) AVX
  2) JUSTICE LEAGUE #9
  3) AVX VS #2 (OF 6)
  4) AVENGERS #26 AVX
  5) UNCANNY X-MEN #12 AVX
  6) DAREDEVIL #13
  7) FANTASTIC FOUR #605.1
  8) INCREDIBLE HULK #7.1
  9) NIGHTWING #9 (NIGHT OF THE OWLS)
10) RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #9

 

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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ENDS OF EARTH #1
BPRD HELL ON EARTH DEVILS ENGINE #1 (OF 3)
DANCER #1
HARDCORE #1
URSA MINOR #1 (MR)

 

KIDZ CORNER
KIDS COMICS SHIPPING
THIS WEEK

ADVENTURE TIME #4
GREEN LANTERN THE ANIMATED SERIES #2
JUGHEAD #213
SIMPSONS COMICS #190
SONIC UNIVERSE #40

 

ENDING THIS WEEK
IT'S THE FINAL LAP FOR THESE TITLES THIS WEEK!

DEAD OR ALIVE #4 (OF 4)
LOCKE & KEY CLOCKWORKS #6 (OF 6)
THUNDERBOLTS #174

  THIS WEEKS STORE SALES
SAVE 40% ($33.57) ON THESE 7 TITLES 0N 051612!

TITLE/DESCRIPTION

MSRP YOU  PAY
-BOOK OF THE WEEK-
FANTASTIC FOUR #605.1
(40% OFF ALL WEEK LONG!)
$2.99 $1.79
COMICS (1)
HARDCORE #1 $2.99 $1.79
MAGAZINES (2)
EMPIRE MAGAZINE #275 $9.99 $5.99
SFX #221 $9.99 $5.99
TRADES (3)
ASTONISHING X-MEN TP VOL 07 MONSTROUS $16.99 $10.19
AVENGERS ACADEMY PREM HC SECOND SEMESTER $24.99 $14.99
GENERATION HOPE END OF A GENERATION TP $15.99 $9.59
TOTAL $83.93 $50.35

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 SALE MAY 2012: AVENGERS
  AVENGERS are at war with the X-MEN and have the most eagerly anticipated movie of the last couple years opening this month! To celebrate we're discounting all our AVENGERS Trade Paperbacks...
25% OFF ALL MONTH LONG!
 
101 TOTAL NEW COMICS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
15% OFF ALL THESE NEW COMICS, EVERYDAY THIS WEEK FOR EVERYONE!
19 MARVEL COMICS THIS WEEK
$63.81 is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$54.23   is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$9.57  is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ENDS OF EARTH #1
AVENGERS #26 AVX
AVENGERS ACADEMY #30 AVX
AVENGERS BLACK WIDOW STRIKES #2 (OF 3)
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #4 (OF 12) AVX
AVX VS #2 (OF 6)
DAREDEVIL #13
FANTASTIC FOUR #605.1
FURY MAX #2 (MR)
HULK SMASH AVENGERS #3 (OF 5)
INCREDIBLE HULK #7.1
INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #517
NEW MUTANTS #42 EXILED
SECRET SERVICE #2 (OF 7) (MR)
THUNDERBOLTS #174
UNCANNY X-MEN #12 AVX
VENOM #18
WINTER SOLDIER #5
X-FACTOR #236
PLUS THESE 10 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #682 2ND PTG VAR DELLOTTO ENDS
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #683 2ND PTG DELLOTTO VAR
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #0 (OF 12) 3RD PTG CHO VAR
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #4 (OF 12) AVENGERS TEAM VAR AVX
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #4 (OF 12) BAGLEY VAR AVX
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #4 (OF 12) OPENA VAR AVX
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #4 (OF 12) X-MEN TEAM VAR AVX
AVX VS #2 (OF 6) MCNIVEN VAR
NEW AVENGERS #24 2ND PTG DEODATO AVX
SECRET SERVICE #2 (OF 7) YU VAR (MR)
16 DC COMICS THIS WEEK
$59.81  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$50.83  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$8.97  is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
BATWOMAN #9
BIRDS OF PREY #9 (NIGHT OF THE OWLS)
BLUE BEETLE #9
CAPTAIN ATOM #9
CATWOMAN #9 (NIGHT OF THE OWLS)
DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #9
GREEN LANTERN CORPS #9
GREEN LANTERN THE ANIMATED SERIES #2
HELLBLAZER #291 (MR)
JUSTICE LEAGUE #9
JUSTICE LEAGUE #9 COMBO PACK
LEGION OF SUPER HEROES #9
NIGHTWING #9 (NIGHT OF THE OWLS)
RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #9 (NIGHT OF THE OWLS)
SAUCER COUNTRY #3 (MR)
SCALPED #58 (MR)
SHADE #8 (OF 12)
SUPERGIRL #9
WONDER WOMAN #9
PLUS THESE 4 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
BATWOMAN #9 VAR ED
JUSTICE LEAGUE #9 VAR ED
SHADE #8 (OF 12) VAR ED
WONDER WOMAN #9 VAR ED
8 IMAGE COMICS THIS WEEK
$30.44  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$25.87  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$4.56 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
ACTIVITY #6
DANCER #1
DANGER CLUB #2
DARKNESS #103 (MR)
GLORY #26
HARDCORE #1
MANHATTAN PROJECTS #3
MONDO #2 (OF 3) (MR)
SAGA #3 (MR)
PLUS THIS 1 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
THIEF OF THIEVES #1 3RD PTG
7 DYNAMITE COMICS THIS WEEK
$26.93  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!
ARMY OF DARKNESS ONGOING #4
JOHN CARTER GODS OF MARS #3 (OF 5)
NINJETTES #4 (MR)
NOWHERE MAN #3 (OF 4)
SHADOW #2
VAMPIRELLA VS DRACULA #4
VOLTRON #5
PLUS THESE 2 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
SHADOW #2 25 COPY CHAYKIN BLOOD RED INCV
VOLTRON #5 10 COPY ROSS VIRGIN INCV
4 DARK HORSE COMICS THIS WEEK
$14.00  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$11.90   is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$2.10 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
BPRD HELL ON EARTH DEVILS ENGINE #1 (OF 3)
CONAN THE BARBARIAN #4
RESET #2 (OF 4)
STAR WARS DAWN O/T JEDI FORCE STORM #4
23 OTHER INDY TITLES THIS WEEK
$85.55  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE.
$72.71  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$12.83  is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
ADVENTURE TIME #4
ATOMIC ROBO REAL SCIENCE ADV #2
DEAD OR ALIVE #4 (OF 4)
GOLD DIGGER #138
GRIMM FAIRY TALES #73 A CVR SEJIC (MR)
GRIMM FAIRY TALES #73 B CVR QUALANO (MR)
JUGHEAD #213
KNIGHTS OF THE DINNER TABLE #186
LADY DEATH ORIGINS CURSED #2 (OF 3) (MR)
LADY DEATH ORIGINS CURSED #2 (OF 3) SULTRY CVR (MR)
LADY DEATH ORIGINS CURSED #2 (OF 3) WRAP CVR (MR)
LOCKE & KEY CLOCKWORKS #6 (OF 6)
PHAZER WAR O/T INDEPENDENTS CROSSOVER #2
PLANET OF THE APES #14
SECRET HISTORY OF DB COOPER #3
SIMPSONS COMICS #190
SIXTH GUN #22
SONIC UNIVERSE #40
STEED AND MRS PEEL #5 (OF 6)
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ONGOING #9
URSA MINOR #1 (MR)
VALEN OUTCAST #6 MAIN CVRS
WAR OF THE INDEPENDENTS #3
PLUS THESE 3 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
LADY DEATH ORIGINS CURSED #2 (OF 3) ART DECO 3 COPY INCV
PLANET OF THE APES #14 10 COPY INCV MAGNO VAR
SMOKE AND MIRRORS #1 (OF 5) 10 COPY INCV
  38 NEW NON-COMIC ITEMS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
MAGAZINES (20)
30 DAYS OF NIGHT 10 BLOODY YEARS TREASURY ED
ARCHIE DOUBLE DIGEST #229
COMPUTER ARTS #200
CONSUMER REPORTS 0612
DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #3 ROBIN WHITE BISHOP
EMPIRE MAGAZINE #275
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY !1205
HIGHLANDER 0612
ILLUSTRATION MAGAZINE #37
IMAGINE FX #82
IMAGINE FX PRESENTS: GAME ART
LEES TOY REVIEW #220 SPRING ISSUE
LOADED #218
MOJO #222
RUE MORGUE #122
SFX #221
STAR TREK MAGAZINE #40-NEWSTAND EDITION
UNCUT #180
WRITER 0612
YOUR KNITTING LIFE 0712
TRADES (18)
AVENGERS CONTEST TP
BATMAN BRUCE WAYNE THE ROAD HOME TP
CATWOMAN TP VOL 01 THE GAME
DEADPOOL MAX PREM HC SECOND CUT
GENERATION HOPE END OF A GENERATION TP
GREEN LANTERN BRIGHTEST DAY TP
GREEN LANTERN HC VOL 01 SINESTRO
MARVEL UNIVERSE VS WOLVERINE TP
MOON KNIGHT BY BENDIS AND MALEEV PREM HC VOL 02
NEW AVENGERS BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS PREM HC VOL 03
NEW MUTANTS CLASSIC TP VOL 07
PARADOX ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS KULT TP
RICHIE RICH DIGEST GN VOL 02 PURSUIT OF PESOS
SAILOR MOON TP KODANSHA ED VOL 05
SECRET SOCIETY OF SUPER VILLAINS HC VOL 02
WOLVERINE AND BLACK CAT CLAWS 2 TP
WORDGIRL GN VOL 04 FASHION DISASTER
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...

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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