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September 19th, 2012

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JUSTICE LEAGUE #0

DC COMICS
(W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Gary Frank
• Billy Batson takes center stage in this issue as he unleashes the awesome power of Shazam in a special origin story!
•Also featuring the not-to-be-missed origin of Pandora and the next seeds of TRINITY WAR!

REORDERS

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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
BASED ON OUR ORDERING FOR THIS WEEK

  1) JUSTICE LEAGUE #0
  2) AVENGERS #30 AVX
  3) NIGHTWING #0
  4) MIGHTY THOR #20 BURNS
  5) SPIDER-MEN #5 (OF 5)
  6) RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #0
  7) DAREDEVIL #18
  8) ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #15 DWF
  9) REVIVAL #3
10) GREEN LANTERN NEW GUARDIANS #0

 

KIDS CORNER
EVERYTHING NEW FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES THIS WEEK!

ARCHIE DOUBLE DIGEST #233
JUNIOR BASEBALL1012
MU AVENGERS EARTHS HEROES COMIC READER #3
PEANUTS VOL 2 #2 (OF 4)
ROGER LANGRIDGES SNARKED #12
SAILOR MOON TP KODANSHA ED VOL 07
SIMPSONS COMICS #194
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG SELECT TP VOL 06
SONIC UNIVERSE #44
YOUNG JUSTICE #20

 

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NIGHT STALKER OVERSIZED ONE SHOT
POUND GHOULS NIGHT OUT #1 (OF 4)
STAR TREK NEXT GENERATION HIVE #1
SWORD OF SORCERY #0
THANOS FINAL THREAT #1
WOMANTHOLOGY SPACE #1

 

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

CALL OF WONDERLAND #4 (OF 4)
CAPTAIN ATOM
FATIMA THE BLOOD SPINNERS #4 (OF 4)
SPIDER-MEN #5 (OF 5)
STAR WARS DARTH VADER GHOST PRISON #5 (OF 5)
LOBSTER JOHNSON CAPUT MORTUUM #1

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TITLE/DESCRIPTION

MSRP YOU  PAY
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JUSTICE LEAGUE #0
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$3.99 $2.39
COMICS (1)
GHOST #0 $2.99 $1.79
MAGAZINES (1)
PRINCESS MAGAZINE 8 $4.99 $2.99
TRADES (3)
CAPTAIN AMERICA AND HAWKEYE TP $12.99 $7.79
FEAR ITSELF TP SECRET AVENGERS $19.99 $11.99
JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY TP VOL 02 FEAR ITSELF FALLOUT $15.99 $9.59
SPIDER-MAN SPIDER-ISLAND TP $34.99 $20.99
TOTAL $91.94 $55.16

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HERO OF THE MONTH SALE SEPTEMBER 2012: BRITISH HEROES
  The Judge Dredd franchise is re-launched this month AND Dr.Who returns with new episodes all month long. To celebrate the Doctor's return and the release of the film DREDD we're taking all our BRITISH Trade Paperbacks and discounting them...
25% OFF ALL MONTH LONG!
 
107 TOTAL NEW COMICS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
15% OFF ALL THESE NEW COMICS, EVERYDAY THIS WEEK FOR EVERYONE!
23 DC COMICS THIS WEEK
$79.77 is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$67.80  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$11.96 what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #8
BATWOMAN #0
BEFORE WATCHMEN NITE OWL #3 (OF 4) (MR)
BEFORE WATCHMEN NITE OWL #3 (OF 4) COMBO PACK (MR)
BIRDS OF PREY #0
BLUE BEETLE #0
CAPTAIN ATOM #0
CATWOMAN #0
DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #0 (NOTE PRICE)
FABLES #121 (MR)
GREEN LANTERN NEW GUARDIANS #0
HELLBLAZER #295 (MR)
JUSTICE LEAGUE #0
JUSTICE LEAGUE #0 COMBO PACK
LEGION OF SUPER HEROES #0
NIGHTWING #0
PUNK ROCK JESUS #3 (OF 6) (MR)
RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #0
SUPERGIRL #0
SWORD OF SORCERY #0
UNWRITTEN #41 (MR)
WONDER WOMAN #0
YOUNG JUSTICE #20
PLUS THESE 5 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
BATWOMAN #0 VAR ED
BEFORE WATCHMEN NITE OWL #3 (OF 4) VAR ED (MR)
GREEN LANTERN NEW GUARDIANS #0 VAR ED
JUSTICE LEAGUE #0 VAR ED
WONDER WOMAN #0 VAR ED
14 MARVEL COMICS THIS WEEK
$50.86 is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$43.23 is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$7.62 what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
AVENGERS #30 AVX
AVENGERS ACADEMY #37
DAREDEVIL #18
DARK AVENGERS #181
DARK TOWER GUNSLINGER MAN IN BLACK #4 (OF 5)
MIGHTY THOR #20 BURNS
THANOS FINAL THREAT #1
NEW MUTANTS #49
SPIDER-MEN #5 (OF 5)
ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #15 DWF
ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES #15 DWF
UNTOLD TALES OF PUNISHER MAX #4 (OF 5) (MR)
VENOM #25
X-FACTOR #244
PLUS THESE 8 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #1 (OF 12) 7TH PTG CHEUNG VAR AVX
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #2 (OF 12) 7TH PTG CHEUNG VAR AVX
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #3 (OF 12) 4TH PTG CHEUNG VAR AVX
DEADPOOL KILLS MARVEL UNIVERSE #3 (OF 4) 2ND PTG VAR
DEADPOOL KILLS MARVEL UNIVERSE #4 (OF 4) 2ND PTG VAR
DOROTHY OF OZ PREQUEL #4 (OF 4)
GAMBIT #1 2ND PTG MANN VAR
SPIDER-MEN #5 (OF 5) CHAREST VAR
12 IDW COMICS THIS WEEK
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$7.19 what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
30 DAYS OF NIGHT ONGOING #10
BATTLE BEASTS #3 (OF 4)
COBRA ONGOING #17
GHOSTBUSTERS ONGOING #13
GODZILLA HALF CENTURY WAR #2 (OF 5)
GODZILLA ONGOING #5
KISS #4
POUND GHOULS NIGHT OUT #1 (OF 4)
STAR TREK NEXT GENERATION HIVE #1
STAR TREK ONGOING #13
TRUE BLOOD ONGOING #5
WOMANTHOLOGY SPACE #1
7 DYNAMITE COMICS THIS WEEK
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$4.18 what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
DANGER GIRL GI JOE #3 (OF 4)
GARTH ENNIS JENNIFER BLOOD #17 (MR)
MERCILESS RISE OF MING #4
RED SONJA ATLANTIS RISES #2
SHADOW #5
VAMPIRELLA RED ROOM #3
WARLORD OF MARS DEJAH THORIS #15 (MR)
PLUS THESE 3 "WONDERFUL VARIANT"  FOR THE WEEK
DANGER GIRL GI JOE #3 (OF 4) 10 COPY INCV
SHADOW #5 25 COPY CHAYKIN BLOOD RED INCV
WARLORD OF MARS DEJAH THORIS #15 10 COPY RENAUD RED INCV
5 IMAGE COMICS THIS WEEK
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$14.84  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$2.61 what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
ARTIFACTS #21
LIL DEPRESSED BOY #13
PETER PANZERFAUST #6
REVIVAL #3
WALKING DEAD #102 (MR)
PLUS THESE 3 "WONDERFUL VARIANT"  FOR THE WEEK
HARVEST #1 (OF 5) 2ND PTG (MR)
REVIVAL #1 3RD PTG
REVIVAL #2 2ND PTG
23 OTHER INDY TITLES THIS WEEK
$84.08  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE.
$71.46  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$12.61 what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
ATOMIC ROBO FLYING SHE DEVILS O/T PACIFIC #3 (OF 5)
ATOMIC ROBO REAL SCIENCE ADV #6
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SPIKE #2 (OF 5) FRISON CVR
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SPIKE #2 (OF 5) MORRIS VAR CVR
CALL OF WONDERLAND #4 (OF 4) A CVR MYCHAELS (MR)
CALL OF WONDERLAND #4 (OF 4) B CVR QUALANO (MR)
DARK HORSE PRESENTS #16
DEAD MANS RUN #3 CVR A PARKER
DEAD MANS RUN #3 CVR B FABOK
EXTERMINATION #4 MAIN CVRS
FATIMA THE BLOOD SPINNERS #4 (OF 4)
GFT BAD GIRLS #2 (OF 5) A CVR QUALANO (MR)
GFT BAD GIRLS #2 (OF 5) B CVR TYNDALL (MR)
GHOST #0
IRRESISTIBLE #3 (OF 4) A CVR GILL (MR)
IRRESISTIBLE #3 (OF 4) B CVR FRANCHESCO (MR)
LOBSTER JOHNSON CAPUT MORTUUM #1 ZONJIC CVR
NIGHT STALKER OVERSIZED ONE SHOT
PEANUTS VOL 2 #2 (OF 4)
ROGER LANGRIDGES SNARKED #12
SIMPSONS COMICS #194
SONIC UNIVERSE #44
STAR WARS DARTH VADER GHOST PRISON #5 (OF 5)
PLUS THESE 1 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
LOBSTER JOHNSON CAPUT MORTUUM #1 MIGNOLA VAR CVR
  48 NEW NON-COMIC ITEMS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
ACTION FIGURES (5)
JUST US LEAGUE SER 2 ALFRED AS GREEN LANTERN AF
JUST US LEAGUE SER 2 ALFRED AS THE FLASH AF
JUST US LEAGUE SER 2 ALFRED AS WONDER WOMAN AF
JUSTICE LEAGUE FLASH ACTION FIGURE
MARVEL SELECT ULTRON AF
GAMING (1)
MTG IZZET VS.GOLGARI DUEL DECKS
MAGAZINES (18)
ARCHIE DOUBLE DIGEST #233
DOC SAVAGE DOUBLE NOVEL VOL 61
ELECTRONIC GAMING MONTHLY #256
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY #1223
ESSENTIAL HOMME 1012
HIGHLANDER 1012
HORRORHOUND #37
JUNIOR BASEBALL1012
JUXTAPOZ #141
MENTAL FLOSS #11.6
MUSIC CONNECTION 0912
OPRAH #13.10
PRINCESS MAGAZINE 8
RUE MORGUE #126
SHADOW DOUBLE NOVEL VOL 64
SKEPTIC #17.3
STAR TREK ROMULANS TREASURY ED
WOMEN'S HEALTH 1012
TRADES (24)
CAPTAIN AMERICA AND HAWKEYE TP
DAREDEVIL BY MARK WAID PREM HC VOL 03
DEADPOOL TP VOL 10 EVIL DEADPOOL
GREEN LANTERN CORPS HC VOL 01 FEARSOME
INVINCIBLE IRON MAN PREM HC VOL 10 LONG WAY DOWN
JOHN CARTER GN TP GODS OF MARS
JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY TP VOL 02 FEAR ITSELF FALLOUT
LEGION LOST TP VOL 01 RUN FROM TOMORROW
MU AVENGERS EARTHS HEROES COMIC READER TP #3
PENGUIN PAIN AND PREJUDICE TP
PUNISHER BY GREG RUCKA TP VOL 02
REBEL BLOOD TP (MR)
SAILOR MOON TP KODANSHA ED VOL 07
SAVAGE DRAGON INVASION TP
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG SELECT TP VOL 06
SPIDER-MAN SPIDER-ISLAND TP
SUPERMAN THE BLACK RING TP VOL 02
UNCANNY X-MEN BY KIERON GILLEN PREM HC VOL 03 AVX
VAMPIRELLA VS DRACULA TP
VENOM CIRCLE OF FOUR TP
WINTER SOLDIER TP VOL 01 LONGEST WINTER
WOLVERINE TP GOODBYE CHINATOWN
X-FACTOR TP VOL 15 THEY KEEP KILLING MADROX
X-MEN WEDDING OF CYCLOPS AND PHOENIX TP
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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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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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