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JUNE 20th, 2012
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ASTONISHING X-MEN #51

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Marjorie M. Liu (A) Mike Perkins (CA) Dustin Weaver

It's the mutant wedding of the year!

REORDERS

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OUT OF PRINT

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KIDS CORNER

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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 #6 (OF 12) AVX
  2) ASTONISHING X-MEN #51
  3) NEW AVENGERS #27 AVX
  4) UNCANNY X-MEN #14 AVX
  5) BEFORE WATCHMEN COMEDIAN #1 (OF 6) (MR)
  6) SECRET AVENGERS #28 AVX
  7) AVENGERS ACADEMY #32 AVX
  8) WALKING DEAD #99 (MR)
  9) DAREDEVIL #14
10) GREEN LANTERN CORPS #10

 

KIDZ CORNER
NEW KIDS COMICS ARRIVING THIS WEEK

ADVENTURE TIME #5
KUNG FU PANDA #6 (OF 6)
MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS EARTHS HEROES #3
REED GUNTHER #10
RICHIE RICH #5
RICHIE RICH #6
ROGER LANGRIDGES SNARKED #9
SIMPSONS COMICS #191
YOUNG JUSTICE #17

 

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BEFORE WATCHMEN COMEDIAN #1 (OF 6) (MR)
CRITTER (ONGOING) #1
DARK TOWER GUNSLINGER MAN IN BLACK #1 (OF 5)
GFT ANGEL ONESHOT  (MR)
MARS ATTACKS #1
SOULFIRE PRIMER #1

 

ENDING THIS WEEK
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CASANOVA AVARITIA #4 (OF 4) (MR)
KUNG FU PANDA #6 (OF 6)
MEMORIAL #6 (OF 6)
REBEL BLOOD #4 (OF 4) (MR)

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ASTONISHING X-MEN #51
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COMICS (1)
BEFORE WATCHMEN COMEDIAN #1 (OF 6) $3.99 $2.39
MAGAZINES (2)
MAD MAGAZINE #516 $5.99 $3.59
SFX #222 $9.99 $5.99
TRADES (3)
BATTLE SCARS TP $16.99 $10.19
SPIDER-MAN SPIDER HUNT TP $29.99 $17.99
X-MAN MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH TP $34.99 $20.99
TOTAL $105.93 $63.55

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HERO OF THE MONTH SALE JUNE 2012: SPIDERMAN
  THE AMAZING SPIDERMAN reboots the Spidey film franchise on July 3rd and to celebrate we're discounting all of our SPIDERMAN Trade Paperbacks...
25% OFF ALL MONTH LONG!
 
121 TOTAL NEW COMICS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
15% OFF ALL THESE NEW COMICS, EVERYDAY THIS WEEK FOR EVERYONE!
21 MARVEL COMICS THIS WEEK
$73.79  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$62.72   is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
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ASTONISHING X-MEN #51
AVENGERS ACADEMY #32 AVX
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #6 (OF 12) AVX
AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #8 ENDS
CASANOVA AVARITIA #4 (OF 4) (MR)
DAREDEVIL #14
DARK AVENGERS #176
DARK TOWER GUNSLINGER MAN IN BLACK #1 (OF 5)
HULK #54
INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #519
JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #640
MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS EARTHS HEROES #3
NEW AVENGERS #27 AVX
NEW MUTANTS #44
PUNISHER #12
SECRET AVENGERS #28 AVX
UNCANNY X-MEN #14 AVX
VENOM #19
WINTER SOLDIER #7
WOLVERINE #308
X-FACTOR #238
PLUS THESE 13 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
ASTONISHING X-MEN #51 DJURDEVIC VAR
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #1 (OF 12) 4TH PTG CHEUNG VAR AVX
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #2 (OF 12) 4TH PTG CHEUNG VAR AVX
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #6 (OF 12) AVENGERS TEAM VAR AVX
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #6 (OF 12) BRADSHAW VAR AVX
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #6 (OF 12) COIPEL VAR AVX
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #6 (OF 12) X-MEN TEAM VAR AVX
DAREDEVIL #14 ASM IN MOTION DEODATO VAR
NEW MUTANTS #44 ASM IN MOTION STEVENS VAR
SECRET AVENGERS #28 ASM IN MOTION KEOWN VAR AVX
SPIDER-MEN #1 (OF 5) 2ND PTG CHEUNG VAR
VENOM #19 ASM IN MOTION CHEN VAR
WOLVERINE #308 ASM IN MOTION MEDINA VAR
20 DC COMICS THIS WEEK
$63.80  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!
BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #5
BATWOMAN #10
BEFORE WATCHMEN COMEDIAN #1 (OF 6) (MR)
BEFORE WATCHMEN COMEDIAN #1 (OF 6) COMBO PACK (MR)
BIRDS OF PREY #10
BLUE BEETLE #10
CAPTAIN ATOM #10
CATWOMAN #10
DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #10
DOMINIQUE LAVEAU VOODOO CHILD #4 (MR)
FABLES #118 (MR)
GREEN LANTERN CORPS #10
HELLBLAZER #292 (MR)
LEGION OF SUPER HEROES #10
NIGHTWING #10
RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #10
SUPERGIRL #10
UNWRITTEN #38 (MR)
WONDER WOMAN #10
YOUNG JUSTICE #17
PLUS THIS 3 "WONDERFUL VARIANT"  FOR THE WEEK
BATWOMAN #10 VAR ED
BEFORE WATCHMEN COMEDIAN #1 (OF 6) VAR ED (MR)
WONDER WOMAN #10 VAR ED
11 IMAGE COMICS THIS WEEK
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$29.67 is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
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CHEW #27 2ND HELPING ED (MR)
DARKNESS #104 (MR)
ELEPHANTMEN #40 (MR)
GLORY #27
GRIM LEAPER #2 (OF 4) (MR)
NANCY IN HELL ON EARTH #3 (OF 4) (MR)
NEAR DEATH #9
REBEL BLOOD #4 (OF 4) (MR)
REED GUNTHER #10
SAGA #4 (MR)
WALKING DEAD #99 (MR)
PLUS THESE 2 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
HARDCORE #1 2ND PTG
THIEF OF THIEVES #4 3RD PTG
9 IDW COMICS THIS WEEK
$35.91   is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$30.52  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$5.38  is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
ETERNAL DESCENT VOL 2 #5 (OF 6)
GHOSTBUSTERS ONGOING #10
GODZILLA ONGOING #2
MARS ATTACKS #1
MEMORIAL #6 (OF 6)
NEXT MEN AFTERMATH #44
SNAKE EYES & STORM SHADOW #14
TMNT MICRO SERIES #5 SPLINTER
TRUE BLOOD ONGOING #2
PLUS THIS 6 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
GODZILLA ONGOING #2 10 COPY INCV
MARS ATTACKS #1 10 COPY INCV
SNAKE EYES & STORM SHADOW #14 10 COPY INCV
STAR TREK TNG DOCTOR WHO ASSIMILATION #1 2ND PTG
TMNT MICRO SERIES #5 SPLINTER 10 COPY INCV
TRUE BLOOD ONGOING #2 10 COPY INCV
8 DARK HORSE COMICS THIS WEEK
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$31.49 is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$5.57 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
ALABASTER WOLVES #3 (OF 5)
BALTIMORE DR LESKOVARS REMEDY #1 (OF 2) STENBECK CVR
BPRD HELL ON EARTH DEVILS ENGINE #2 (OF 3)
DARK HORSE PRESENTS #13 NOTO CVR
DARK HORSE PRESENTS #13 SEELEY VAR CVR
RAGEMOOR #4
STAR WARS DARTH VADER GHOST PRISON #2 (OF 5)
STAR WARS DAWN O/T JEDI #5 FORCE STORM
PLUS THIS 1 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
BALTIMORE DR LESKOVARS REMEDY #1 (OF 2) MIGNOLA VAR CVR
24 OTHER INDY TITLES THIS WEEK
$95.28  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE.
$80.98  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$14.29 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
ADVENTURE TIME #5
CRITTER (ONGOING) #1
CROSSED BADLANDS #8 (MR)
CROSSED BADLANDS #8 TORTURE CVR (MR)
CROSSED BADLANDS #8 WRAP CVR (MR)
DEJAH THORIS & WHITE APES OF MARS #3 (MR)
GFT ANGEL ONESHOT A CVR DEBALFO (MR)
GFT ANGEL ONESHOT B CVR PHOTO (MR)
HIGHER EARTH #2 MAIN CVRS
JIM BUTCHER DRESDEN FILES FOOL MOON #6 (RES)
KUNG FU PANDA #6 (OF 6)
MERCILESS RISE OF MING #2
PHAZER #3
PLANET OF THE APES #15
RAMIEL WRATH OF GOD #3 (MR)
RICHIE RICH #5
RICHIE RICH #6
ROGER LANGRIDGES SNARKED #9
SECRET HISTORY OF DB COOPER #4
SHADOW #3
SIMPSONS COMICS #191
SOULFIRE PRIMER #1 CVR A TURNER
UNFORGIVING #5
VAMPIRELLA VS DRACULA #5
PLUS THESE 3 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
CROSSED BADLANDS #8 RED CROSSED CVR (MR)
SHADOW #3 25 COPY CHAYKIN BLOOD RED INCV
RACHEL RISING #1 3RD PTG
  50 NEW NON-COMIC ITEMS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
ACTION FIGURES (2)
JUSTICE LEAGUE BATMAN ACTION FIGURE WAVE 2
MARVEL SELECT AVENGERS MOVIE IRON MAN MK VI AF 
APPAREL (1)
PUNISHER DOUBLE FISTED RED AOP PX T/S XL
GAMING (1)
D&D CASTLE RAVENLOFT BOARD GAME
MAGAZINES (24)
2000 AD #1784
2000 AD #1785
ATLANTIS RISING #94
ATNLON SPORTS BIG TEN #24
BASEBALL AMERICA #1213
CINEASTE #38.3
COMPUTER ARTS #201
COOKS ILLUSTRATED#117
DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #6 TWO FACE BLACK KNIGHT
FAMOUS MONSTER #262
G FAN #99
GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN TREASURY ED
GUITAR PLAYER 0712
JUDGE DREDD MEGAZINE #324
JUXTAPOZ #138
MAD MAGAZINE #516
MARVEL SUPER HEROES #2
MARVEL UNIVERSE ULT SPIDER-MAN COMIC READER TP #2 (OF 2)
OPRAH #13.7
SCREAM MAGAZINE #11
SFX #222
SKY & TELESCOPE 0712
STAR WARS INSIDER MAGAZINE #134 PX ED
STAR WARS INSIDER MAGAZINE #134-NEWSTAND EDITION
TRADES (22)
ALPHA FLIGHT COMPLETE SERIES BY PAK AND LENTE TP (RES)
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN MOVIE PRELUDE TP
BATMAN VS THE BLACK GLOVE DLX ED HC (RES)
BATTLE SCARS TP
FEAR ITSELF FEARLESS PREM HC
FIRST WAVE TP
FRANKENSTEIN AGENT OF SHADE TP VOL 01 WAR MONSTERS
GODZILLA LEGENDS TP
INCREDIBLE HULK BY JASON AARON HC VOL 01
INVINCIBLE IRON MAN PREM HC VOL 09 DEMON
MAGIC THE GATHERING TP VOL 01
MARS ATTACKS CLASSICS TP VOL 01
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG ARCHIVES TP VOL 18
SPAWN ORIGINS TP VOL 15
SPIDER-MAN SPIDER HUNT TP
SPIDER-MAN TROUBLE ON HORIZON PREM HC
STATIC SHOCK TP VOL 01 SUPERCHARGED
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ONGOING TP VOL 01
TWELVE PREM VOL 02
WOLVERINE BACK IN JAPAN PREM HC
X-MAN MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH TP
X-MEN X-CLUB 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
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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