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September 26th, 2012

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TALON #0

DC COMICS
(W) Scott Snyder (A/CA) Guillem March
• A new series featuring the Court of Owls' unstoppable killing machine!
•Meet Calvin Rose, the only Talon ever to escape the grasp of the Court of Owls. This former assassin just wants to live a normal life...but that's impossible, since he's being hunted by his former masters!

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) BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #0
  2) TALON #0
  3) AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #694
  4) WOLVERINE #313
  5) BATMAN INCORPORATED #0
  6) TEEN TITANS #0
  7) WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #17
  8) HIT-GIRL #3 (OF 5) (MR)
  9) SUPERMAN #0
10) INCREDIBLE HULK #14

 

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

ADVENTURE TIME #8
ARCHIE & FRIENDS DOUBLE DIGEST #20
AVATAR LAST AIRBENDER TP VOL 03
BART SIMPSON COMICS #75
FAMILY FUN 1012
HIGHLIGHTS HIGH FIVE 1012
JUGHEAD'S DOUBLE DIGEST #185
MARVEL UNIVERSE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #6
MARVELS AVENGERS INITIATIVE DIGEST TP
POPEYE #5
SIMPSON'S TREEHOUSE OF HORROR #18
SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #5
TAKIO #3

 

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GODSTORM #0 (MR)
HAPPY #1 (OF 4)
NATIONAL COMICS ROSE AND THORN #1
SHADOW ANNUAL #1
STEED AND MRS PEEL ONGOING #1
TALON #0
TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE ANNUAL 2012
WESTWARD #1

 

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HAWKEN #6 (OF 6)
VOODOO #0

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HAPPY #1 (OF 4) $2.99 $1.79
MAGAZINES (1)
FANGORIA #317 $9.99 $5.99
TRADES (3)
UNCANNY X-MEN BY KIERON GILLEN PREM HC VOL 03 $19.99 $11.99
VENOM CIRCLE OF FOUR TP $19.99 $11.99
X-MEN WAR MACHINES TP $14.99 $8.99
TOTAL $73.93 $44.35

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148 TOTAL NEW COMICS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
15% OFF ALL THESE NEW COMICS, EVERYDAY THIS WEEK FOR EVERYONE!
24 MARVEL COMICS THIS WEEK
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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #694
ASTONISHING X-MEN #54
CAPTAIN AMERICA AND BLACK WIDOW #637
CAPTAIN MARVEL #4
DEADPOOL #61
FF #22
FURY MAX #6 (MR)
GAMBIT #3
HIT-GIRL #3 (OF 5) (MR)
INCREDIBLE HULK #14
INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #525
JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #644 BURNS
MARVEL UNIVERSE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #6
PUNISHER #16
SECRET AVENGERS #31
SPACE PUNISHER #3 (OF 4)
TAKIO #3
ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES #16 UWS
WINTER SOLDIER #11
WOLVERINE #313
WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #17
X-MEN #36
X-MEN LEGACY #274
X-TREME X-MEN #4
PLUS THESE 4 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
CAPTAIN MARVEL #2 2ND PTG MCGUINNESS VAR
HIT-GIRL #3 (OF 5) JOCK VAR (MR)
HIT-GIRL #3 (OF 5) JRJR SKETCH VAR (MR)
WOLVERINE #313 ART ADAMS VAR
22 DC COMICS THIS WEEK
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$61.01  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$10.76 what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
ALL STAR WESTERN #0
AMERICAN VAMPIRE #31 (MR)
AQUAMAN #0
BATMAN INCORPORATED #0
BATMAN INCORPORATED #0 COMBO PACK
BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #0
BEFORE WATCHMEN OZYMANDIAS #3 (OF 6) (MR)
BEFORE WATCHMEN OZYMANDIAS #3 (OF 6) COMBO PACK (MR)
FLASH #0
FURY OF FIRESTORM THE NUCLEAR MEN #0
I VAMPIRE #0
JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #0
NATIONAL COMICS ROSE AND THORN #1
NEW DEADWARDIANS #7 (OF 8) (MR)
PHANTOM LADY #2 (OF 4)
RED LANTERNS #0
SAVAGE HAWKMAN #0
SUPERMAN #0
SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #5
TALON #0
TEEN TITANS #0
VOODOO #0
PLUS THESE 10 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
AMERICAN VAMPIRE #31 VAR ED (MR)
AQUAMAN #0 VAR ED
BATMAN #8 2ND PTG
BATMAN INCORPORATED #0 VAR ED
BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #0 VAR ED
BEFORE WATCHMEN OZYMANDIAS #3 (OF 6) VAR ED (MR)
FLASH #0 VAR ED
JUSTICE LEAGUE #12 2ND PTG
SUPERMAN #0 VAR ED
TEEN TITANS #0 VAR ED
14 IMAGE COMICS THIS WEEK
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$7.03 what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
DANCER #5
DEBRIS #3 (OF 4) (MR)
ELEPHANTMEN #43 (MR)
HAPPY #1 (OF 4)
HAPPY #1 (OF 4) ALLRED VAR CVR
INVINCIBLE #95
MIND THE GAP #5 CVR A ESQUEJO & OBACK
MIND THE GAP #5 CVR B CHEN
PROPHET #29
SKULLKICKERS #18
SUPER DINOSAUR #14
WITCHBLADE #160 CVR A CHRISTOPHER
WITCHBLADE #160 CVR B BERNARD & BENES
YOUNGBLOOD #74
PLUS THESE 3 "WONDERFUL VARIANT"  FOR THE WEEK
SAGA #6 2ND PTG (MR)
11 IDW COMICS THIS WEEK
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FINE & PRIVATE PLACE #1 (OF 5)
GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO #182
HAWKEN #6 (OF 6)
MAGIC THE GATHERING SPELL THIEF #3
MARS ATTACKS #4
POPEYE #5
SNAKE EYES & STORM SHADOW #17
STAR TREK TNG DOCTOR WHO ASSIMILATION #5
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ONGOING #14
TRANSFORMERS MORE THAN MEETS EYE ONGOING #9
TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE ANNUAL 2012
PLUS THESE 6 "WONDERFUL VARIANT"  FOR THE WEEK
GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO #182 10 COPY INCV
SNAKE EYES & STORM SHADOW #17 10 COPY INCV
STAR TREK TNG DOCTOR WHO ASSIMILATION #5 10 COPY INCV
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ONGOING #14 10 COPY INCV
TRANSFORMERS MORE THAN MEETS EYE ONGOING #9 10 COPY INCV
TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE ANNUAL 2012 10 COPY INCV
7 DARK HORSE COMICS THIS WEEK
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ANGEL & FAITH #14 REBEKAH ISAACS VAR CVR
ANGEL & FAITH #14 STEVE MORRIS CVR
BPRD HELL ON EARTH RETURN O/T MASTER #2 (OF 5)
DRAGON AGE THOSE WHO SPEAK #2 (OF 3)
GOON #42
MIND MGMT #5
STAR WARS DARTH MAUL DEATH SENTENCE #3 (OF 4)
39 OTHER INDY TITLES THIS WEEK
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$22.66 what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
ADVENTURE TIME #8
ADVENTURES OF A COMIC CON GIRL #2 (OF 3) (MR)
BART SIMPSON COMICS #75
BASALDUA & DEBALFO COVER GALLERY
CRITTER (ONGOING) #4
CROSSED BADLANDS #14 (MR)
CROSSED BADLANDS #14 TORTURE CVR (MR)
CROSSED BADLANDS #14 WRAP CVR (MR)
ELRIC THE BALANCE LOST #12 (OF 12)
GEARHEARTS STEAMPUNK GLAMOR REVUE #4
GODSTORM #0 (MR)
GOLD DIGGER #142
HELLRAISER #18 (MR)
HERO WORSHIP #3 (OF 6)
HERO WORSHIP #3 (OF 6) WRAP CVR
HIGHER EARTH #5 MAIN CVRS
IDOLIZED #2 CVR A RAMOS
IDOLIZED #2 CVR B PHOTO
KEVIN SMITH BIONIC MAN #13
MAN OF GOD #3 (OF 6)
NIGHT O/T LIVING DEAD DAY O/T UNDEAD GN (MR)
QUEEN SONJA #32
RACHEL RISING #11
SHADOW ANNUAL #1
SIMPSONS TREEHOUSE OF HORROR #18
SIXTH GUN #25
SOULFIRE VOL 4 #2 CVR A DEBALFO
SOULFIRE VOL 4 #2 CVR B PARKER
STEED AND MRS PEEL ONGOING #1 MAIN CVRS
STITCHED #8 (MR)
STITCHED #8 GORE CVR (MR)
STITCHED #8 WRAP CVR (MR)
TAROT WITCH OF THE BLACK ROSE #76 (MR)
THE SPIDER #5
URSA MINOR #3 (MR)
VAMPIRELLA #23
WESTWARD #1
WONDERLAND #3 A CVR REYES (MR)
WONDERLAND #3 B CVR CHEN (MR)
PLUS THESE 10 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
CROSSED BADLANDS #11 AUXILIARY ED (MR)
CROSSED BADLANDS #12 AUXILIARY ED (MR)
CROSSED BADLANDS #14 RED CROSSED CVR (MR)
FERALS #6 AUXILIARY ED (MR)
HERO WORSHIP #3 (OF 6) HEROIC ORDER INCV CVR
LADY DEATH (ONGOING) #18 AUXILIARY CVR (MR)
STEED AND MRS PEEL ONGOING #1 15 COPY INCV PERKINS B&W
STITCHED #8 ANCIENT EVIL INCV CVR (MR)
TAROT WITCH OF THE BLACK ROSE #76 10 COPY INCV (MR)
THE SPIDER #5 15 COPY CASSADAY B&W INCV
  50 NEW NON-COMIC ITEMS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
ACTION FIGURES (1)
AVENGERS EARTHS MIGHTIEST HEROES AF ASST 201203
BOOKS (1)
COMIC BOOKS 101 HISTORY METHOD & MADNESS S
GAMING (1)
TICKET TO RIDE
MAGAZINES (19)
2000 AD #1798
2000 AD #1799
ARCHIE & FRIENDS DOUBLE DIGEST #20
CLASSIC ROCK UK #175
CLINT #2.4
CLINT 2.0 #4 (MR)
CROCHET TODAY 1212
DOWNBEAT 1012
DR WHO MAGAZINE #451
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY #1224/1225
FAMILY FUN 1012
FANGORIA #317
FOAM #48
HIGHLIGHTS HIGH FIVE 1012
IMAGINE FX #87
JUGHEADS DOUBLE DIGEST #185
MAKE UP ARTIST MAGAZINE #98
STRATEGY & TACTICS #277
VANITY FAIR #626
MODELS (1)
NASA MERCURY FREEDOM 7 1/72 SCALE DIECAST MODEL
STATUES (1)
ANNIHILUS PX STATUE
TRADES (26)
AMERICAN VAMPIRE TP VOL 03 (MR)
ANITA BLAKE VH TP CIRCUS OF DAMNED BOOK 03 SCOUNDREL (MR)
AVATAR LAST AIRBENDER TP VOL 03 PROMISE PART 3
BLACK PANTHER MAN WITHOUT FEAR TP FEAR ITSELF
FEAR ITSELF TP UNCANNY X-MEN
FLASH TP VOL 02 THE ROAD TO FLASHPOINT
JOE KUBERT TARZAN OF THE APES ARTIST ED HC (NET)
LOBO PORTRAIT OF A BASTICH TP NEW PTG
MARVEL ZOMBIES DESTROY HC
MARVELS AVENGERS AVENGERS INITIATIVE DIGEST TP
MIGHTY THOR BY MATT FRACTION PREM HC VOL 03
MMW INVINCIBLE IRON MAN TP VOL 02
MMW INVINCIBLE IRON MAN TP VOL 02 DM VAR ED 45
SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING TP BOOK 02 (MR)
SHOWCASE PRESENTS AMETHSYT TP VOL 01
SPAWN ORIGINS TP VOL 16
SPIDER-MAN LIZARD PREM HC NO TURNING BACK
STAR TREK TNG DOCTOR WHO ASSIMILATION TP VOL 01
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ONGOING TP VOL 03 SHADOWS
ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN BY NICK SPENCER TP VOL 01
UNCANNY X-MEN BY KIERON GILLEN PREM HC VOL 03 AVX
VENOM CIRCLE OF FOUR TP
VOODOO TP VOL 01 WHAT LIES BENEATH
WALKING DEAD HC VOL 08 (MR)
WOLVERINE AND X-MEN BY JASON AARON PREM HC VOL 03 AVX
X-MEN WAR MACHINES TP
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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
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NBA=National Basketball Association
NFL=National Football League
NHL=National Hockey League
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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
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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