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September 12th, 2012

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TEAM 7 #0

DC COMICS
(W) Justin Jordan (A/CA) Jesus Merino
• Threads of the entire DC Universe collide in this new series set in the early days of The New 52 from writer Justin Jordan (The Strange Talents of Luther Strode).
•As Superman emerges, so too does the world's counter measures against him and his kind!
•Dinah Lance, Amanda Waller, Steve Trevor, John Lynch, Alex Fairchild, Cole Cash, Slade Wilson are Team 7 - and their story will change everything you know about The New 52!

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  1) AVENGERS VS X-MEN #11 (OF 12) AVX
  2) BATMAN #0
  3) BATMAN AND ROBIN #0
  4) NEW AVENGERS #30 AVX
  5) UNCANNY X-MEN #18 AVX
  6) WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #16 AVX
  7) GREEN LANTERN CORPS #0
  8) INCREDIBLE HULK #13
  9) FANTASTIC FOUR #610
10) BEFORE WATCHMEN COMEDIAN #3 (OF 6) (MR)

 

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ADVENTURE TIME MARCELINE SCREAM QUEENS #3
BETTY & VERONICA DOUBLE DIGEST #205
DISNEY JUNIOR MAGAZINE 8
GREEN LANTERN THE ANIMATED SERIES #6
MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS EARTHS HEROES #6
MEGA MAN #17
SPONGEBOB COMICS #12

 

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CREEP #1
DOCTOR WHO ANNUAL 2012
JENNIFER BLOOD FIRST BLOOD #1 (MR)
SAINT #0
TEAM 7 #0
TRANSFORMERS MORE MEETS EYE ANNUAL 2012 #1

 

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GFT JUNGLE BOOK #5 (OF 5)
MEMOIR #6 (OF 6)
SHADE #12 (OF 12)

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JENNIFER BLOOD FIRST BLOOD #1 $3.99 $2.39
SAINT #0 $1.99 $1.19
MAGAZINES (1)
DISNEY JUNIOR MAGAZINE 8 $4.99 $2.99
TRADES (3)
AVENGERS CELESTIAL QUEST TP $24.99 $14.99
HULK SMASH AVENGERS TP $14.99 $8.99
THUNDERBOLTS TP LIKE LIGHTNING $16.99 $10.19
TOTAL $70.93 $42.55

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125 TOTAL NEW COMICS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
15% OFF ALL THESE NEW COMICS, EVERYDAY THIS WEEK FOR EVERYONE!
23 DC COMICS THIS WEEK
$72.77 is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$61.85 is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$10.91 what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
AMERICAN VAMPIRE LORD OF NIGHTMARES #4 (OF 5) (MR)
BATGIRL #0
BATMAN #0
BATMAN #0 COMBO PACK
BATMAN AND ROBIN #0
BATMAN ARKHAM UNHINGED #6
BEFORE WATCHMEN COMEDIAN #3 (OF 6) (MR)
DEATHSTROKE #0
DEMON KNIGHTS #0
FRANKENSTEIN AGENT OF SHADE #0
GREEN LANTERN CORPS #0
GREEN LANTERN THE ANIMATED SERIES #6
GRIFTER #0
HE MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #2 (OF 6)
LEGION LOST #0
PUNK ROCK JESUS #3 (OF 6) (MR)
RAVAGERS #0
RESURRECTION MAN #0
SAUCER COUNTRY #7 (MR)
SHADE #12 (OF 12)
SUICIDE SQUAD #0
SUPERBOY #0
TEAM 7 #0
PLUS THESE 6 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
BATMAN #0 BLACK AND WHITE VAR ED
BATMAN #0 VAR ED
BATMAN #0 WE CAN BE HEROES BLANK VAR ED
BEFORE WATCHMEN COMEDIAN #3 (OF 6) COMBO PACK (MR)
BEFORE WATCHMEN COMEDIAN #3 (OF 6) VAR ED (MR)
SHADE #12 (OF 12) VAR ED
16 MARVEL COMICS THIS WEEK
$67.81 is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$57.63 is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$10.17 what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #7
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #11 (OF 12) AVX
AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #12
CAPTAIN AMERICA #17
CAPTAIN AMERICA AND BLACK WIDOW #636
FANTASTIC FOUR #610
INCREDIBLE HULK #13
JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #643 BURNS
MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS EARTHS HEROES #6
NEW AVENGERS #30 AVX
SCARLET SPIDER #9
ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #16 UWS
UNCANNY X-FORCE #31
UNCANNY X-MEN #18 AVX
WINTER SOLDIER #10
WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #16 AVX
X-MEN #35
X-MEN LEGACY #273
X-TREME X-MEN #3
PLUS THESE 8 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #11 (OF 12) AVENGERS TEAM VAR AVX
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #11 (OF 12) PICHELLI VAR AVX
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #11 (OF 12) X-MEN TEAM VAR AVX
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #11 (OF 12) YU PROMO VAR AVX
DEADPOOL KILLS MARVEL UNIVERSE #1 (OF 4) 2ND PTG VAR
DEADPOOL KILLS MARVEL UNIVERSE #2 (OF 4) 2ND PTG VAR
HIT-GIRL #1 (OF 5) 3RD PTG JRJR VAR (MR)
HIT-GIRL #2 (OF 5) 2ND PTG JRJR VAR (MR)
12 IMAGE COMICS THIS WEEK
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$33.93  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$5.98 what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
ACTIVITY #8
CHEW #28 (MR)
DARKNESS #106 (MR)
HAUNT #26
HOAX HUNTERS #3
IT GIRL & THE ATOMICS #2
IT GIRL & THE ATOMICS #2 COOKE VAR CVR
MANHATTAN PROJECTS #6
MEMOIR #6 (OF 6)
STRAIN #8 (OF 12) (MR)
WAKING DREAM END #4 (OF 5) A CVR YANG (MR)
WAKING DREAM END #4 (OF 5) B CVR MALGAPO (MR)
PLUS THESE 3 "WONDERFUL VARIANT"  FOR THE WEEK
IT GIRL & THE ATOMICS #1 2ND PTG
SAGA #6 2ND PTG (MR)
WALKING DEAD #101 2ND PTG (MR)
9 DARK HORSE COMICS THIS WEEK
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$25.89  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$4.56 what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
BTVS SEASON 9 FREEFALL #13 JEANTY VAR CVR
BTVS SEASON 9 FREEFALL #13 NOTO CVR
CONAN THE BARBARIAN #8
CREEP #1
MASSIVE #4
MICHAEL AVON OEMINGS THE VICTORIES #2 (OF 5) (MR)
ORCHID #9 (MR)
STAR WARS KNIGHT ERRANT ESCAPE #4 (OF 5)
STAR WARS LOST TRIBE O/T SITH SPIRAL #2 (OF 5)
8 DYNAMITE COMICS THIS WEEK
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$27.13  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$4.78 what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
BIONIC WOMAN #4
DARK SHADOWS #7
DARK SHADOWS VAMPIRELLA #2
GAME OF THRONES #10 (MR)
GREEN HORNET #28
JENNIFER BLOOD FIRST BLOOD #1 (MR)
THUNDA #2
WARLORD OF MARS #21 (MR)
PLUS THESE 2 "WONDERFUL VARIANT"  FOR THE WEEK
JENNIFER BLOOD FIRST BLOOD #1 15 COPY MAYHEW B&W INCV
JENNIFER BLOOD FIRST BLOOD #1 25 COPY MAYHEW VIRGIN INCV
28 OTHER INDY TITLES THIS WEEK
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$94.96  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
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ADVENTURE TIME MARCELINE SCREAM QUEENS #3 MAIN CVRS
BAD MEDICINE #5
CROSSED BADLANDS #13 (MR)
CROSSED BADLANDS #13 TORTURE CVR (MR)
CROSSED BADLANDS #13 WRAP CVR (MR)
DICKS COLOR ED #8 (MR)
DICKS COLOR ED #8 OFFENSIVE CVR (MR)
DOCTOR WHO ANNUAL 2012
FANBOYS VS ZOMBIES #6 MAIN CVRS
FERALS #8 WRAP CVR (MR)
GALAXY MAN #2
GFT JUNGLE BOOK #5 (OF 5) A CVR GRANDA (MR)
GFT JUNGLE BOOK #5 (OF 5) B CVR PATTERSON (MR)
GFT JUNGLE BOOK #5 (OF 5) C CVR NUNES (MR)
HARBINGER (ONGOING) #4 BRAITHWAITE CVR
HARBINGER (ONGOING) #4 ZIRCHER CVR
MEGA MAN #17 REG CVR
MEGA MAN #17 VAR CVR
ROCKETEER CARGO OF DOOM #2 (OF 4)
SAINT #0
SPONGEBOB COMICS #12
STITCHED #7 (MR)
STITCHED #7 GORE CVR (MR)
STITCHED #7 WRAP CVR (MR)
STUMPTOWN V2 #1
TRANSFORMERS MORE MEETS EYE ANNUAL 2012 #1
X-O MANOWAR (ONGOING) #5 PULLBOX TAN CVR
X-O MANOWAR (ONGOING) #5 REG SUAYAN CVR
PLUS THESE 7 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
CROSSED BADLANDS #13 RED CROSSED CVR (MR)
DICKS COLOR ED #8 CLASSIC B&W INCV (MR)
ROCKETEER CARGO OF DOOM #2 (OF 4) 10 COPY INCV
STITCHED #7 MOVIE PHOTO INCV CVR (MR)
TRANSFORMERS MORE MEETS EYE ANNUAL 2012 #1 10 COPY INCV
X-O MANOWAR (ONGOING) #5 20 COPY INCV ZIRCHER CVR
ZOOTANAPUSS #5 3 COPY INCV
  58 NEW NON-COMIC ITEMS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
APPAREL (1)
HALO 4 MASTER CHIEF BLK T/S XL
MAGAZINES (29)
2000 AD #1797
ALTERNATIVE PRESS #291
AMERICAN CINEMATOGRAPHER #93.9
BASEBALL AMERICA #1219
BETTY & VERONICA DOUBLE DIGEST #205
BIZARRE #192
CINEASTE #37.4
CLASSIC MARVEL FIG COLL MAG #182 SWORDSMAN
CONSUMER REPORTS 1012
COOKS ILLUSTRATED ALL TIME BEST RECIPES
DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #14 NIGHTWING WHITE BISHOP
DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #15 MR FREEZE BLACK PAWN
DC SUPERHERO FIG COLL MAG #116 NEGATIVE MAN
DISNEY JUNIOR MAGAZINE 8
DOCTOR WHO SPECIAL #32
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY #1222
FILMFAX PLUS #131
FINE SCALE MODELER 1012
G FAN #100
IRON MAN 1012
LAB MAGAZINE #6
LOCUS #620
MODEL AIRPLANE NEWS 1112
MOJO #226
PAINT WORKS HOLIDAY 2012
PENTHOUSE 1012
SCALE AUTO 1012
SKY & TELESCOPE 1012
STAR WARS INSIDER NEWSTAND EDITION #136
TRADES (24)
AVENGERS CELESTIAL QUEST TP
BATMAN ARKHAM CITY TP
BIRDS OF PREY TP VOL 01 TROUBLE IN MIND
BRIGHTEST DAY TP VOL 03
BTVS SEASON 8 LIBRARY HC VOL 02 WOLVES AT GATE
CROSSED WISH YOU WERE HERE TP VOL 01 (MR)
DR STRANGE PREM HC SEASON ONE
ESSENTIAL PUNISHER TP VOL 04
FEAR ITSELF TP SECRET AVENGERS
FURY OF FIRESTORM NUCLEAR MEN TP VOL 01 GOD PARTICLE
GREEN ARROW LONGBOW HUNTERS TP NEW ED
HULK SMASH AVENGERS TP
JUDAS COIN HC
KNUCKLES THE ECHIDNA ARCHIVES TP VOL 03
MU AVENGERS EARTHS HEROES DIGEST TP VOL 01
NEMESIS TP (MR)
NEW MUTANTS TP VOL 05 DATE WITH DEVIL
OZ HC DOROTHY AND WIZARD IN OZ
STAR WARS CRIMSON EMPIRE III EMPIRE LOST TP
STAR WARS CRIMSON EMPIRE SAGA HC
THUNDERBOLTS TP LIKE LIGHTNING
UNCANNY X-MEN BY KIERON GILLEN TP VOL 01
WHORE GN (MR)
WOLVERINE ROT PREM HC
WALL ART (4)
AVENGERS ASSEMBLE BY BAGLEY POSTER
AVENGERS VS. X-MEN BY CHEUNG POSTER
MARVEL NOW BY QUESADA POSTER
SPAWN 20TH ANNIVERSARY POSTER #3 (OF 4)
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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