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October 24th, 2012

IT'S OUR BOOK OF THE WEEK AND IT'S
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TALON #1

DC COMICS
(W) Scott Snyder (A/CA) Guillem March

• A new series spinning out of "Night of the Owls"!

•After many years on the run, Calvin Rose returns to Gotham City to investigate the fallout from "Night of the Owls"!

•Can the Court of Owls finally be defeated? Could Calvin have the one thing he's been seeking his entire life: his freedom?

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) AVENGERS #32 AXFO
  2) AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #696
  3) BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #13
  4) BATMAN INCORPORATED #4
  5) INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #527
  6) SUPERMAN #13
  7) TEEN TITANS #13
  8) WOLVERINE #315
  9) AVX CONSEQUENCES #3 (OF 5)
10) CAPTAIN AMERICA #19
 

 

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

A-BABIES VS X-BABIES #1
ADVENTURE TIME #9
ARCHIE DOUBLE DIGEST #234
ARCHIES GIANT KIDS JOKEBOOK TP
BART SIMPSON COMICS #76
DORA THE EXPLORER #10
FAMILY FUN 1112
HIGHLIGHTS HIGH FIVE 1112
ICE AGE PAST PRESENT & FUTURE ONE SHOT
MAD MAGAZINE #518
MARVEL UNIVERSE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #7
PHINEAS AND FERB MAGAZINE #13

 

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ALAN ROBERT KILLOGY #1 (OF 4)
BRAVEST WARRIORS #1 (OF 6)
CHOSEN #1 (OF 3)
GFT HALLOWEEN SPECIAL 2012
GHOST #1
GIANT SIZE GFT 2012
ICE AGE PAST PRESENT & FUTURE ONE SHOT
LETS PLAY GOD #1 (OF 4)
MAGGIE #1
MULTIPLE WARHEADS ALPHABET TO INFINITY #1
NATIONAL COMICS MADAME X #1
PUNISHER WAR ZONE #1 (OF 5)
TALON #1
THOUGHT BUBBLE ANTHOLOGY #1
WOLVERINE MAX #1 (MR)

 

ENDING THIS WEEK
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BATTLE BEASTS #4 (OF 4)
CAPTAIN AMERICA #19
DEBRIS #4 (OF 4) (MR)
FF #23
INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #527

IRRESISTIBLE #4 (OF 4)

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GHOST #1 $2.99 $1.79
PUNISHER WAR ZONE #1 (OF 5) $2.99 $1.79
TRADES (4)
ASTONISHING X-MEN TP VOL 09 EXALTED $16.99 $10.19
MARVEL TALES BY ALAN DAVIS TP $16.99 $10.19
X-FACTOR TP VOL 16 TOGETHER AGAIN FOR FIRST TIME $16.99 $10.19
ZOMBIES CHRISTMAS CAROL TP $16.99 $10.19
TOTAL $76.93 $46.15

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HERO OF THE MONTH SALE OCTOBER 2012: "MARVEL EVENTS"-1 of 2
  MARVEL NOW! begins this month at the conclusion to AVX #12.To celebrate this new order in the Marvel Universe we're having two months worth of Marvel Events sales! This month our entire stock of HOUSE OF M, CIVIL WAR & WORLD WAR HULK Trade Paperbacks take the spotlight and are all discounted...
25% OFF ALL MONTH LONG!
 
118 TOTAL NEW COMICS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
15% OFF ALL THESE NEW COMICS, EVERYDAY THIS WEEK FOR EVERYONE!
18 MARVEL COMICS THIS WEEK
$70.80  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$59.92  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$10.57 what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
A-BABIES VS X-BABIES #1
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #696
ASTONISHING X-MEN #55
AVENGERS #32 AXFO
AVX CONSEQUENCES #3 (OF 5)
CAPTAIN AMERICA #19
CAPTAIN AMERICA AND BLACK WIDOW #638
DEADPOOL #63
FF #23
GAMBIT #4
INCREDIBLE HULK #15
INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #527
JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #645 BURNS
MARVEL UNIVERSE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #7
PUNISHER WAR ZONE #1 (OF 5)
SECRET AVENGERS #33
ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES #17 UWS
WOLVERINE #315
WOLVERINE MAX #1 (MR)
X-TREME X-MEN #5
PLUS THESE 5 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
AVX CONSEQUENCES #3 (OF 5) VAR
CAPTAIN AMERICA #19 COLLAGE VAR
INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #527 COLLAGE VAR
ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES #15 2ND PTG KOMARCK VAR
WOLVERINE MAX #1 VAR (MR)
21 DC COMICS THIS WEEK
$50.84  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$43.21  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$7.62 what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
ALL STAR WESTERN #13
BATMAN INCORPORATED #4
BATMAN INCORPORATED #4 COMBO PACK
BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #13
FABLES #122 (MR)
FLASH #13
FURY OF FIRESTORM THE NUCLEAR MEN #13
I VAMPIRE #13
JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #13
NATIONAL COMICS MADAME X #1
RED LANTERNS #13
SAVAGE HAWKMAN #13
SUPERMAN #13
TALON #1
TEEN TITANS #13
UNWRITTEN #42 (MR)
PLUS THESE 7 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
BATMAN INCORPORATED #4 VAR ED
BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #13 VAR ED
FLASH #13 VAR ED
RED LANTERNS #13 VAR ED
SUPERMAN #13 VAR ED
TALON #1 VAR ED
TEEN TITANS #13 VAR ED
11 IMAGE COMICS THIS WEEK
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$21.13  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$1.72 what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
ARTIFACTS #22
DEBRIS #4 (OF 4) (MR)
HACK SLASH #19 CVR A SEELEY (MR)
HACK SLASH #19 CVR B LAISO (MR)
INVINCIBLE #96
LIL DEPRESSED BOY #14
MULTIPLE WARHEADS ALPHABET TO INFINITY #1 (OF 4) (MR)
PROPHET #30
REVIVAL #4
SPAWN #224
THOUGHT BUBBLE ANTHOLOGY #1
PLUS THESE 7 "WONDERFUL VARIANT"  FOR THE WEEK
GUARDING THE GLOBE #1 2ND PTG
REVIVAL #1 4TH PTG
REVIVAL #2 3RD PTG
REVIVAL #3 2ND PTG
SPAWN #224 10 COPY MCFARLANE B&W INCV
THIEF OF THIEVES #8 2ND PTG
WALKING DEAD #102 2ND PTG (MR)
7 IDW COMICS THIS WEEK
$31.92  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
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ALAN ROBERT KILLOGY #1 (OF 4)
BATTLE BEASTS #4 (OF 4)
COBRA ONGOING #18
GHOSTBUSTERS 100 PAGE SPOOKTACULAR
KISS #5
LETS PLAY GOD #1 (OF 4)
STAR TREK TNG DOCTOR WHO ASSIMILATION #6
PLUS THIS 1 "WONDERFUL VARIANT"  FOR THE WEEK
STAR TREK TNG DOCTOR WHO ASSIMILATION #6 INCV
7 DYNAMITE COMICS THIS WEEK
$27.93 is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE
$23.74  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$4.18  what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
CHOSEN #1 (OF 3)
LORD OF THE JUNGLE #8 (MR)
PANTHA #4
RED SONJA #70
ROBERT JORDAN WHEEL OF TIME EYE O/T WORLD #30
SHADOW #6
WARRIORS OF MARS #5 (MR)
PLUS THIS 1 "WONDERFUL VARIANT"  FOR THE WEEK
SHADOW #6 CHAYKIN BLOOD RED INCV
29 OTHER INDY TITLES THIS WEEK
$123.72  is what you'll pay ANYWHERE ELSE.
$105.16  is what you'll pay only at Alternate Reality!
$18.55 what you'll save ALL WEEK LONG!
ADVENTURE TIME #9
BART SIMPSON COMICS #76
BRAVEST WARRIORS #1 (OF 6) MAIN CVRS
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SPIKE #3 (OF 5) FRISON CVR
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SPIKE #3 (OF 5) MORRIS VAR CVR
CROSSED BADLANDS #16 (MR)
CROSSED BADLANDS #16 TORTURE CVR (MR)
CROSSED BADLANDS #16 WRAP CVR (MR)
DARK HORSE PRESENTS #17
EXTERMINATION #5 MAIN CVRS
GFT HALLOWEEN SPECIAL 2012 A CVR PEKAR
GFT HALLOWEEN SPECIAL 2012 B CVR MYCHAELS
GFT MYTHS & LEGENDS #21 A CVR CHA (MR)
GFT MYTHS & LEGENDS #21 B CVR TBD (MR)
GHOST #1
GIANT SIZE GFT 2012 B CVR REYES (MR)
GIANT-SIZE GFT 2012 A CVR MYCHAELS (MR)
GRIMM FAIRY TALES #78 A CVR QUALANO (MR)
GRIMM FAIRY TALES #78 B CVR THOMPSON (MR)
HELLRAISER #19 MAIN CVRS (MR)
HERO WORSHIP #4 (OF 6)
HERO WORSHIP #4 (OF 6) WRAP CVR
ICE AGE PAST PRESENT & FUTURE ONE SHOT
INJURY COMICS #4
IRRESISTIBLE #4 (OF 4) A CVR ERIC J (MR)
IRRESISTIBLE #4 (OF 4) B CVR GOH (MR)
MAGGIE #1
MIND MGMT #6
UNTOLD TALES OF DOG MENDONCA & PIZZABOY ONE SHOT
PLUS THESE 7 "WONDERFUL VARIANTS"  FOR THE WEEK
ADVENTURE TIME #9 15 COPY INCV QUINONES VAR CVR
CROSSED BADLANDS #13 AUXILIARY ED (MR)
CROSSED BADLANDS #14 AUXILIARY CVR (MR)
CROSSED BADLANDS #16 RED CROSSED CVR (MR)
HERO WORSHIP #4 (OF 6) HEROIC ORDER INCV CVR
LADY DEATH (ONGOING) #18 ELECTRIC CVR (MR)
LADY DEATH (ONGOING) #19 AUXILIARY CVR (MR)
  53 NEW NON-COMIC ITEMS ARRIVING THIS WEEK
ACTION FIGURES (2)
JUSTICE LEAGUE BATMAN ACTION FIGURE NEW PROD RUN
MUNSTERS SELECT EDDIE & MARILYN 2-PK AF
GAMING (1)
YUGIOH LEGENDARY COLLECTION 3-YUGI'S WORLD
MAGAZINES (27)
2000 AD #1802
2000 AD #1803
ARCHIE DOUBLE DIGEST #234
ATLANTIS RISING #96
BASEBALL AMERICA #1222
CLASSIC ROCK #176
DORA THE EXPLORER #10
DOWNBEAT 1112
DR WHO MAGAZINE #452
ELECTRONIC GAMING MONTHLY #257
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY #1228/29
FAMILY FUN 1112
FAMOUS MONSTERS #264
HIGHLIGHTS HIGH FIVE 1112
IMAGINE FX PRESENTS HOW TO DRAW COMIC ART
JUXTAPOZ #142
MAD MAGAZINE #518
MENTAL FLOSS #11.7
MUSIC CONNECTION #36
OTAKU #6.3
PHINEAS AND FERB MAGAZINE #13
RUE MORGUE #127
SCREAM MAGAZINE #13
VIDEOSCOPE #84
WALKING DEAD MAGAZINE #1 PX ED
WOMEN'S HEALTH 1112
WWE MAGAZINE 1112
MODELS (2)
MUNSTERS HOUSE MODEL KIT
WAR MACHINE 1/8 SCALE MODEL KIT
STATUES (2)
GHOSTBUSTERS SLIMER BANK
SW R2-D2 FIGURE BANK
TRADES (19)
ARCHIES GIANT KIDS JOKEBOOK TP
ASTONISHING X-MEN TP VOL 09 EXALTED
CROW MIDNIGHT LEGENDS TP VOL 02 FLESH & BLOOD
FEAR ITSELF TP YOUTH IN REVOLT
HUNTRESS CROSSBOW AT THE CROSSROADS TP
LEGION SECRET ORIGIN TP
MARVEL TALES BY ALAN DAVIS TP
MMW CAPTAIN AMERICA TP VOL 02
MMW CAPTAIN AMERICA TP VOL 02 DM VAR ED 46
NIGHT O/T LIVING DEAD DAY O/T UNDEAD RETAILER PROMO KIT (NET
SAVAGE HAWKMAN TP VOL 01 DARKNESS RISING (N52)
SHAOLIN COWBOY ADVENTURE MAGAZINE TP
SHOWCASE PRESENTS THE FLASH TP VOL 04
SPIDER-MAN FLYING BLIND TP
STAR WARS AGENT O/T EMPIRE TP VOL 01 IRON ECLIPSE
SUPERCROOKS PREM HC (MR)
WOLVERINE AND X-MEN BY JASON AARON TP VOL 01
X-FACTOR TP VOL 16 TOGETHER AGAIN FOR FIRST TIME
ZOMBIES CHRISTMAS CAROL 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!
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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
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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