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175 NEW ITEMS
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WEDNESDAY
MAY 30th, 2012

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RAVAGERS #1

DC COMICS
(W) Howard Mackie (A/CA) Ian Churchill
• First issue of a new series spinning directly out of "THE CULLING!"
•FAIRCHILD, brother and sister THUNDER and LIGHTNING, the monstrous RIDGE, BEAST BOY and TERRA are being pursued by ROSE WILSON and WARBLADE, who want them dead at any cost!
•No one's survival is certain each month in THE RAVAGERS!

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 COMIC HIGHLIGHTS
 

TOP 10
BASED ON OUR ORDERING FOR THIS WEEK

  1) BATMAN ANNUAL #1 (NIGHT OF THE OWLS)
  2) WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #11 AVX
  3) X-MEN LEGACY #267 AVX
  4) RAVAGERS #1
  5) INCREDIBLE HULK #8
  6) AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #39
  7) WOLVERINE #307
  8) X-MEN #29
  9) FF #18
10) WALKING DEAD #98 (MR)

BONUS! HERE'S 11 THRU 15

11) ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES #11
12) SUPERCROOKS #3 (OF 4) (MR)
13) NEW MUTANTS #43 EXILED
14) HULK SMASH AVENGERS #5 (OF 5)
15) ANIMAL MAN ANNUAL #1
 

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ANIMAL MAN ANNUAL #1
BATMAN ANNUAL #1 (NIGHT OF THE OWLS)
BPRD HELL ON EARTH TRANSFORMATION ODONNELL #1 FIUMARA CVR
CALL OF WONDERLAND #1 (OF 3)  (MR)
DC COMICS PRESENTS SUPERMAN SUPERGIRL #1
DOUBLE JUMPERS #1 (MR)
GFT OVERSIZED COSPLAY SPECIAL
GRIM LEAPER #1 (OF 4) (MR)
OMEGA PARADOX DOUBLE FEATURE ONE SHOT
RAVAGERS #1
STAR TREK TNG DOCTOR WHO ASSIMILATION #1
ZOMBIES VS ROBOTS ANNUAL 2012

 

KIDZ CORNER
NEW KIDS COMICS ARRIVING THIS WEEK

FUTURAMA COMICS #61
ROGER LANGRIDGES SNARKED #8
SIMPSONS SUMMER SHINDIG #6
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #237
SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #1
YOUNG JUSTICE #16

 

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

BOMB QUEEN VII QUEENS WORLD #4 (OF 4) (MR)
GFT ALICE IN WONDERLAND #6 (OF 6)
HULK SMASH AVENGERS #5 (OF 5)
MONOCYTE #4 (OF 4)
STEPHEN KING JOE HILL ROAD RAGE #4 (OF 4)

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COMICS (1)
ZOMBIES VS ROBOTS ANNUAL 2012 $7.99 $4.79
MAGAZINES (2)
FILMFAX #130 $9.95 $5.97
PREVIEWS #285 JUNE 2012 $4.50 $2.70
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CAPTAIN AMERICA AND BUCKY OLD WOUNDS PREM HC $19.99 $11.99
STAND TP VOL 03 SOUL SURVIVORS $19.99 $11.99
VILLAINS FOR HIRE TP KNIGHT TAKES KING $14.99 $8.99
TOTAL $80.40 $48.24

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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!
 
109 TOTAL NEW COMICS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
15% OFF ALL THESE NEW COMICS, EVERYDAY THIS WEEK FOR EVERYONE!
12 IDW COMICS THIS WEEK
$51.88   is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$44.09  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
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GHOSTBUSTERS ONGOING #9
HAWKEN #4 (OF 6)
MONOCYTE #4 (OF 4)
NEXT MEN AFTERMATH #43
ROCKETEER ADVENTURES 2 #3 (OF 4)
SNAKE EYES & STORM SHADOW #13
STAR TREK ONGOING #9
STAR TREK TNG DOCTOR WHO ASSIMILATION #1
STEPHEN KING JOE HILL ROAD RAGE #4 (OF 4)
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ONGOING #10
TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE ONGOING #5
ZOMBIES VS ROBOTS ANNUAL 2012
PLUS THESE 7 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
NEXT MEN AFTERMATH #43 10 COPY INCV
ROCKETEER ADVENTURES 2 #3 (OF 4) 10 COPY INCV
SNAKE EYES & STORM SHADOW #13 10 COPY INCV
STAR TREK ONGOING #9 10 COPY INCV
STAR TREK TNG DOCTOR WHO ASSIMILATION #1 10 COPY INCV
STAR TREK TNG DOCTOR WHO ASSIMILATION #1 25 COPY INCV
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ONGOING #10 10 COPY INCV
12 MARVEL COMICS THIS WEEK
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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #39
FF #18
HULK SMASH AVENGERS #5 (OF 5)
INCREDIBLE HULK #8
NEW MUTANTS #43 EXILED
POWERS #10 (MR)
SUPERCROOKS #3 (OF 4) (MR)
ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES #11
WOLVERINE #307
WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #11 AVX
X-MEN #29
X-MEN LEGACY #267 AVX
PLUS THESE 11 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #684 2ND PTG CASSELI VAR
ASTONISHING X-MEN #49 2ND PTG WEAVER VAR
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #1 (OF 12) 3RD PTG CHEUNG VAR AVX
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #2 (OF 12) 3RD PTG CHEUNG VAR AVX
AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #6 2ND PTG VAR
DAREDEVIL #11 2ND PTG VAR
NEW AVENGERS #25 2ND PTG DEODATO VAR AVX
PUNISHER #10 2ND PTG VAR
SECRET AVENGERS #26 2ND PTG DAVIS VAR AVX
SUPERCROOKS #3 (OF 4) YU VAR (MR)
UNCANNY X-MEN #11 2ND PTG LAND VAR AVX
10 DC COMICS THIS WEEK
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AMERICAN VAMPIRE #27 (MR)
ANIMAL MAN ANNUAL #1
BATMAN ANNUAL #1 (NIGHT OF THE OWLS)
BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #4
DC COMICS PRESENTS SUPERMAN SUPERGIRL #1
DIABLO #4 (OF 5)
NEW DEADWARDIANS #3 (OF 8) (MR)
RAVAGERS #1
SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #1
YOUNG JUSTICE #16
PLUS THIS 1 "WONDERFUL VARIANT"  FOR THE WEEK
RAVAGERS #1 VAR ED
9 IMAGE COMICS THIS WEEK
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AMERICAS GOT POWERS #2 (OF 6)
ARTIFACTS #17
BLOODSTRIKE #28
BOMB QUEEN VII QUEENS WORLD #4 (OF 4) (MR)
GRIM LEAPER #1 (OF 4) (MR)
LIL DEPRESSED BOY #11
MAGDALENA #12
PETER PANZERFAUST #4 (MR)
WALKING DEAD #98 (MR)
PLUS THESE 2 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
MIND THE GAP #1 2ND PTG
THIEF OF THIEVES #4 2ND PTG
4 DYNAMITE COMICS THIS WEEK
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$13.56  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
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BIONIC WOMAN #2
GAME OF THRONES #8 (MR)
GARTH ENNIS JENNIFER BLOOD #13 (MR)
QUEEN SONJA #29
PLUS THESE 2 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
BIONIC WOMAN #2 15 COPY RENAUD B&W INCV
GARTH ENNIS JENNIFER BLOOD #13 BRADSTREET VIRG INCV
31 OTHER INDY TITLES THIS WEEK
$116.21  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE.
$98.77  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
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AIRBOY DEADEYE #2 (OF 5)
ANGEL & FAITH #10 REBEKAH ISAACS VAR CVR
ANGEL & FAITH #10 STEVE MORRIS CVR
BPRD HELL ON EARTH TRANSFORMATION ODONNELL #1 FIUMARA CVR
CALL OF WONDERLAND #1 (OF 3) A CVR SPAY (MR)
CALL OF WONDERLAND #1 (OF 3) B CVR MYCHAELS (MR)
DOUBLE JUMPERS #1 (MR)
EXILE PLANET O/T APES #3 (OF 4)
FUTURAMA COMICS #61
GFT ALICE IN WONDERLAND #6 (OF 6) A CVR SPAY TRIFOLD (MR)
GFT ALICE IN WONDERLAND #6 (OF 6) B CVR SEJIC (MR)
GFT JUNGLE BOOK #3 (OF 5) A CVR QUALANO (MR)
GFT JUNGLE BOOK #3 (OF 5) B CVR GRANDA (MR)
GFT MYTHS & LEGENDS #17 A CVR GARZA (MR)
GFT MYTHS & LEGENDS #17 B CVR CAPPROTTI (MR)
GFT OVERSIZED COSPLAY SPECIAL A CVR EBAS (MR)
GFT OVERSIZED COSPLAY SPECIAL B CVR REYES (MR)
GLAMOURPUSS #25
GORE #6 (OF 12) (MR)
LAST ZOMBIE NEVERLAND #4 (OF 5)
MASS EFFECT HOMEWORLDS #2 PALUMBO CVR
MEDITERRANEA #7 (OF 14)
OMEGA PARADOX DOUBLE FEATURE ONE SHOT
RACHEL RISING #8
RASL #14 (MR)
ROGER LANGRIDGES SNARKED #8
SIMPSONS SUMMER SHINDIG #6
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #237
STAR WARS BLOOD TIES BOBA FETT IS DEAD #2 (OF 4)
TAROT WITCH OF THE BLACK ROSE #74 (MR)
ZOMBIES VS CHEERLEADERS #7
PLUS THESE 8 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
BPRD HELL ON EARTH TRANSFORMATION ODONNELL #1 MIGNOLA VAR CV
CROSSED BADLANDS #3 AUXILIARY ED (MR)
CROSSED BADLANDS #4 AUXILIARY ED (MR)
FERALS #3 AUXILIARY ED (MR)
LADY DEATH (ONGOING) #14 AUXILIARY CVR (MR)
MASS EFFECT HOMEWORLDS #2 HAWTHORNE VAR CVR
STITCHED #4 AUXILIARY ED (MR)
TAROT WITCH OF THE BLACK ROSE #74 10 COPY INCV (MR)
  66 NEW NON-COMIC ITEMS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
ACTION FIGURES(1)
JUSTICE LEAGUE BATMAN ACTION FIGURE WAVE
APPAREL (4)
AVENGERS MOVIE AGED SHIELD HEATHER PX T/S XL
AVENGERS MOVIE BOLD LOGO RED PX T/S XL
BIZARRO SUPERMAN SYMBOL I T/S XL (O/A)
JOKER SKINNED BY DANIEL T/S XL
MAGAZINES (36)
2000 AD #1779
2000 AD #1780
2000 AD #1781
ARCHIE & FRIENDS DOUBLE DIGEST #16
B & V FRIENDS DOUBLE DIGEST #225
BARBIE 0712
CHICAGO WHITE SOX YEARBOOK 2012
CLASSIC MARVEL FIG COLL MAG #171 THUNDERBIRD
CLASSIC MARVEL FIG COLL MAG #172 DRACULA
CLASSIC MARVEL FIG COLL MAG #173 AVALANCHE
COMICS BUYER'S GUIDE #1691
DC NATION #1
DC SUPERHERO FIG COLL MAG #105 ELASTI-GIRL
DC SUPERHERO FIG COLL MAG #106 STARGIRL
DC SUPERHERO FIG COLL MAG #107 GOLD
DOCTOR WHO SPECIAL #31
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY #1207
FANGORIA #314
FILM COMMENT #48.3
FILMFAX #130
HIGHLIGHTS FOR CHILDREN SPECIAL-HIDDEN PICTURES
HIGHLIGHTS HIGH FIVE
HORRORHOUND #35
IN STYLE 0612
JUDGE DREDD MEGAZINE #323
MAGNET MAGAZINE #87
MAKE UP ARTIST MAGAZINE #96
MARVEL PREVIEWS JUNE 2012
NON SPORTS UPDATE #23.3
ONE DIRECTION #2
OTAKU 0812
PENTHOUSE 0612
PLAYBOY 0612
PREVIEWS #285 JUNE 2012
STRATEGY & TACTICS #275
WOMEN'S HEALTH 0612
MODELS(3)
GHOSTBUSTERS ECTO-1A 1/25 SCALE MODEL KIT
ST 1/1400 ENTERPRISE 1701-C MODEL KIT
STAR TREK TNG ROMULAN WARBIRD 1/3200 MODEL KIT
TRADES (22)
AVATAR LAST AIRBENDER TP VOL 02 PROMISE PART 2
BATMAN DEATH BY DESIGN DELUXE ED HC
BATMAN PREY TP
CAPTAIN AMERICA AND BUCKY OLD WOUNDS PREM HC
CHANNEL ZERO TP COMPLETE COLLECTION
DAREDEVIL BY BRUBAKER AND LARK ULT COLL TP BOOK 02
DIRTY GIRLZ GN (A)
EMPOWERED TP VOL 07
GREEN ARROW TP VOL 01 THE MIDAS TOUCH
INCORRUPTIBLE TP VOL 06
KICK-ASS 2 PREM HC (MR)
MARVEL FIRSTS 1970S TP VOL 03
MEDITERRANEA TP VOL 01
OFF HANDBOOK OF MARVEL UNIVERSE A TO Z TP VOL 05
STAND TP VOL 03 SOUL SURVIVORS
STAR WARS KNIGHT ERRANT TP VOL 02 DELUGE
VILLAINS FOR HIRE TP KNIGHT TAKES KING
WONDER WOMAN HC VOL 01 BLOOD
X-23 PREM HC VOL 03 DONT LOOK BACK
XENOHOLICS TP VOL 01 (MR)
X-FACTOR PREM HC THEY KEEP KILLING MADROX
X-MEN PHOENIX TP ENDSONG WARSONG ULT COLL
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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"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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