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WOLVERINE #310

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jeph Loeb (A/CA) Simone Bianchi
•The long-awaited sequel to EVOLUTION. How did Sabretooth survive his beheading all those years ago?

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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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CHECKLIST

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  THIS WEEKS COMIC HIGHLIGHTS
 

TOP 10
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  1) AVENGERS VS X-MEN #7 (OF 12) AVX
  2) WOLVERINE #310
  3) UNCANNY X-MEN #15 AVX
  4) DETECTIVE COMICS #11
  5) EARTH 2 #3
  6) AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #689
  7) ACTION COMICS #11
  8) WORLDS FINEST #3
  9) INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #520
10) ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #12

 

KIDZ CORNER
NEW KIDS COMICS ARRIVING THIS WEEK

DOROTHY OF OZ PREQUEL #3 (OF 4)
GARFIELD #3
MUPPETS #1 (OF 4)
POPEYE #3
SCOOBY DOO WHERE ARE YOU #23
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #238

 

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CAPE 1969 #1 (OF 4)
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT ASSASSINS #1
HE MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #1
HERO WORSHIP #1
INFERNAL MAN-THING #1 (OF 3)
MUPPETS #1 (OF 4)
SOULFIRE DESPAIR #1

 

ENDING THIS WEEK
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DOCTOR WHO CLASSICS SERIES IV #6 (OF 6)
ROCKETEER ADVENTURES 2 #4 (OF 4)

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WOLVERINE #310
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BEFORE WATCHMEN OZYMANDIAS #1 (OF 6) $3.99 $2.39
INFERNAL MAN-THING #1 (OF 3) $3.99 $2.39
MAGAZINES (2)
CLINT #2.2 $6.99 $4.19
FANGORIA #315 $9.99 $5.99
TRADES (2)
AVENGERS WEST COAST ZODIAC ATTACK PREM HC $34.99 $20.99
PUNISHER OFFICIAL INDEX TO MARVEL UNIVERSE GN TP $24.99 $14.99
TOTAL $88.93 $53.35

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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!
 
HERO OF THE MONTH SALE JULY 2012: BATMAN
  The Dark Knight Rises marks the end of the Chris Nolan Batman trilogy on July 20th and to mark the occasion we're discounting all of our BATMAN Trade Paperbacks...
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126 TOTAL NEW COMICS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
15% OFF ALL THESE NEW COMICS, EVERYDAY THIS WEEK FOR EVERYONE!
24 DC COMICS THIS WEEK
$83.76  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$71.19  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$12.56 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
ACTION COMICS #11
ACTION COMICS #11 COMBO PACK
ANIMAL MAN #11
BATWING #11
BEFORE WATCHMEN OZYMANDIAS #1 (OF 6) (MR)
BEFORE WATCHMEN OZYMANDIAS #1 (OF 6) COMBO PACK (MR)
DETECTIVE COMICS #11
DETECTIVE COMICS #11 COMBO PACK
DIAL H #3
EARTH 2 #3
FAIREST #5 (MR)
GI COMBAT #3
GREEN ARROW #11
HE MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #1 (OF 6)
HELLRAISER #15 (MR)
IZOMBIE #27 (MR)
JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #11
NIGHT FORCE #5 (OF 7)
RED LANTERNS #11
SCOOBY DOO WHERE ARE YOU #23
SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #3
STORMWATCH #11
SWEET TOOTH #35 (MR)
WORLDS FINEST #3
PLUS THESE 8 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
ACTION COMICS #11 VAR ED
BEFORE WATCHMEN OZYMANDIAS #1 (OF 6) VAR ED (MR)
DETECTIVE COMICS #11 VAR ED
EARTH 2 #1 2ND PTG
EARTH 2 #2 2ND PTG
EARTH 2 #3 VAR ED
FRANKENSTEIN ALIVE ALIVE #1 2ND PTG (PP #1025)
WORLDS FINEST #3 VAR ED
14 MARVEL COMICS THIS WEEK
$49.86  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$42.38  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$7.47 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
AGE OF APOCALYPSE #5
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #689
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #7 (OF 12) AVX
DEADPOOL #57
FURY MAX #4 (MR)
HULK #55
INFERNAL MAN-THING #1 (OF 3)
INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #520
MUPPETS #1 (OF 4)
PUNISHER #13
ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #12
UNCANNY X-MEN #15 AVX
WOLVERINE #310
X-FACTOR #239
PLUS THESE 12 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #689 LIZARD CLARK VAR
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #0 (OF 12) 5TH PTG CHO VAR AVX
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #1 (OF 12) 5TH PTG CHEUNG VAR AVX
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #2 (OF 12) 5TH PTG CHEUNG VAR AVX
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #7 (OF 12) AVENGERS TEAM VAR AVX
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #7 (OF 12) PICHELLI VAR AVX
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #7 (OF 12) RIBIC VAR AVX
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #7 (OF 12) X-MEN TEAM VAR AVX
WOLVERINE #308 ASM IN MOTION MEDINA VAR
WOLVERINE #310 BLANK VAR
WOLVERINE #310 MCGUINNESS VAR
WOLVERINE #310 PLATT VAR
12 IMAGE COMICS THIS WEEK
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ARTIFACTS #19
CREATOR OWNED HEROES #2 CVR A (MR)
CREATOR OWNED HEROES #2 CVR B (MR)
DANGER CLUB #3
EPIC KILL #3
HACK SLASH #17 CVR A SEELEY (MR)
HACK SLASH #17 CVR B MOORE & SOBREIRO (MR)
HAUNT #24
INVINCIBLE #93
MORNING GLORIES #20 (MR)
SPAWN #221 CVR A MCFARLANE
THIEF OF THIEVES #6
PLUS THESE 4 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
EPIC KILL #2 2ND PTG
SECRET #2 2ND PTG
SPAWN #221 CVR B MCFARLANE B&W
THIEF OF THIEVES #5 2ND PTG
8 DYNAMITE COMICS THIS WEEK
$31.92  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$27.13 is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$4.78 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
BOYS #68 (MR)
GREEN HORNET #26
KIRBY GENESIS CAPTAIN VICTORY #6
NINJETTES #5 (MR)
ROBERT JORDAN WHEEL OF TIME EYE O/T WORLD #27
THE LONE RANGER #7
VAMPIRELLA RED ROOM #2
WARLORD OF MARS #19 (MR)
PLUS THIS 1 "WONDERFUL VARIANT"  FOR THE WEEK
KIRBY GENESIS CAPTAIN VICTORY #6 10 COPY ROSS VIRGIN INCV
7 IDW COMICS THIS WEEK
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CAPE 1969 #1 (OF 4)
DOCTOR WHO CLASSICS SERIES IV #6 (OF 6)
DOROTHY OF OZ PREQUEL #3 (OF 4)
GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO #180
POPEYE #3
ROCKETEER ADVENTURES 2 #4 (OF 4)
TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE ONGOING #7
PLUS THESE 4 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
CAPE 1969 #1 (OF 4) 10 COPY INCV
POPEYE #3 10 COPY INCV
ROCKETEER ADVENTURES 2 #4 (OF 4) 10 COPY INCV
TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE ONGOING #7 10 COPY INCV
25 OTHER INDY TITLES THIS WEEK
$98.20  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE.
$83.47  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$14.73 is what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
CASTLE WAITING VOL II #17
DAN THE UNHARMABLE #3 (MR)
DAN THE UNHARMABLE #3 WRAP CVR (MR)
DICKS COLOR ED #6 (MR)
DICKS COLOR ED #6 OFFENSIVE CVR (MR)
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT ASSASSINS #1 CVR A BENITEZ
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT ASSASSINS #1 CVR B FRANCISCO
FANBOYS VS ZOMBIES #4 MAIN CVRS
FATHOM KIANI VOL 2 #3 CVR A NOME
FATHOM KIANI VOL 2 #3 CVR B FRANCISCO
FERALS #6 (MR)
FERALS #6 GORE CVR (MR)
FERALS #6 WRAP CVR (MR)
GARFIELD #3
HERO WORSHIP #1 (OF 6)
HERO WORSHIP #1 (OF 6) WRAP CVR
HOT MOMS #16 (A)
LADY DEATH (ONGOING) #19 (MR)
LADY DEATH (ONGOING) #19 SULTRY CVR (MR)
LADY DEATH (ONGOING) #19 WRAP CVR (MR)
MIND MGMT #2
ORCHID #8 (MR)
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #238
SOULFIRE DESPAIR #1 CVR A RYAN
SOULFIRE DESPAIR #1 CVR B MARKS
PLUS THESE 7 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
DAN THE UNHARMABLE #3 RETRO INCV CVR (MR)
DICKS COLOR ED #6 CLASSIC B&W INCV (MR)
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT ASSASSINS #1 CVR C BENITEZ RIDDLED INCV
FERALS #6 SLASHED ORDER INCV (MR)
HERO WORSHIP #1 (OF 6) HEROIC ORDER INCV CVR
LADY DEATH (ONGOING) #19 ART DECO 3 COPY INCV (MR)
ZOOTANAPUSS #4 3 COPY INCV
  43 NEW NON-COMIC ITEMS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
GAMING (1)
D&D LORDS OF WATERDEEP BOARD GAME
MAGAZINES (19)
BASEBALL AMERICA #1214
BOYS LIFE 0712
CINEFEX #130
CLASSIC ROCK 0712
CLINT #2.2
DANGER GIRL DANGER SIZED TREASURY ED #2
EMPIRICAL 0712
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY #1212
FANGORIA #315
FORENSIC EXAMINER #21.2
IMAGINE FX 0712
IRELAND OF THE WELCOMES #61.4
MOTHER JONES 0812
PENTHOUSE 0812
SLAM #160
SPIN 0812
UNCUT 0712
WOMEN'S HEALTH 0812
WORLD OF ARCHIE DOUBLE DIGEST #19
TRADES (23)
AVENGERS ASSEMBLE TP VOL 04
AVENGERS WEST COAST ZODIAC ATTACK PREM HC
BATMAN & ROBIN HC VOL 01 BORN TO KILL
BATMAN EARTH ONE HC
BLEACH TP VOL 42
BLEACH TP VOL 43
BTVS SEASON 9 TP FREEFALL
GREEN LANTERN EMERALD WARRIORS TP VOL 01
HALO FALL OF REACH INVASION PREM HC
HULK HEART OF ATOM TP
INCORRUPTIBLE TP VOL 07
INVINCIBLE TP VOL 16 FAMILY TIES
NARUTO TP VOL 57
ONE PIECE TP VOL 63
POKEMON BLACK & WHITE GN VOL 08
POWER RANGERS SUPER SAMURAI GN VOL 01 MEMORY SHORT
RICHIE RICH GEMS TREASURE TP
SHOWCASE PRESENTS SHOWCASE TP VOL 01
SPIDER-MAN RETURN OF BURGLAR PREM HC
SUICIDE SQUAD TP VOL 01 KICKED IN THE TEETH
WONDER WOMAN THE TWELVE LABORS TP
X-MEN BEAUTY AND BEAST PREM HC
YI SOON SHIN WARRIOR & DEFENDER HC VOL 01 (MR)
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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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