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LOW #1

IMAGE COMICS
(W) Rick Remender (A/CA) Greg Tocchini
In the far distant future, the sun's premature expansion has irradiated Earth, sending humanity to the lowest depths of the seas, hidden within radiation-shielded cities, while probes scour the universe for inhabitable worlds to relocate to. After tens of thousands of years, a single probe returns, crashing on Earth's surface, a now-alien place no human has seen for many millennia. Frequent collaborators RICK REMENDER (BLACK SCIENCE, Uncanny Avengers) and GREG TOCCHINI (Last Days of American Crime, Uncanny X-Force) dive into an aquatic sci-fi/fantasy tale following two teams from the last remaining cities undersea as they race to the most unexpected alien world of all-the surface of Earth Special introductory issue features 30 full pages of painted art!

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  1) JUSTICE LEAGUE #32
  2) AVENGERS #33 SIN
  2) UNCANNY X-MEN #24 SIN
  3) UNCANNY AVENGERS #22
  4) NEW AVENGERS #21
  5) ORIGINAL SIN #3.3
  6) GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #17
  7) DETECTIVE COMICS ANNUAL #3
  8) NEW 52 FUTURES END #13
  9) OUTCAST #2 (MR)
10) X-MEN #17

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100TH ANNIV SPECIAL #1 GOTG
AND THEN EMILY WAS GONE #1
ARMOR HUNTERS HARBINGER #1
BALTIMORE WITCH OF HARJU #1
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CHEW WARRIOR CHICKEN POYO #1
DCCP BATMAN ADVENTURES #1
DEEP GRAVITY #1 (OF 4)
GEORGE MARTIN HOUSE O/T WORM #1
GFT REALM WAR #1 (OF 12)
GFT TALES OF TERROR #1
GFT VS WONDERLAND #1
HACK SLASH SON O/SAMHAIN #1 2ND PTG
HUGH HOWEYS WOOL #1
IRON MAN SPECIAL #1
LEGENDARY STAR LORD #1 2ND PTG
LOW #1 (MR)
RED LANTERNS ANNUAL #1
RED SONJA #0
ROCKET RACCOON #1 2ND PTG
SHADOW OVER INNSMOUTH
VERTIGO QUARTERLY #1 MAGENTA

ENDING THIS WEEK

THE FINAL LAP FOR THESE TITLES

DAY MEN #4
DOC SAVAGE #8
FATALE #24 (MR)
FUSE #6 (MR)
IRON PATRIOT #5
KING CONAN CONQUEROR #6 (OF 6)
PROPHET #45
STAR WARS REBEL HEIST #4 (OF 4)
WAKE #10 (OF 10) (MR)

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  THIS WEEKS HIGHLIGHTS
My Mr.Mxyzptlk...
COMICBOOKMAN SEZ: Superman's arch enemy, the magical imp from the 5th Dimension Mister Mxyzptlk historically could only be defeated when Superman tricked the little "so and so" into saying his name backwards. That combination of sounds was the incantation that sent the imp back to his home for thirty calendar days, at which point he'd return and the fight would begin anew. Once every 30 days I have my own arch enemy that constantly reappears to bedevil me, it's called the PREVIEWS ORDER. This week the July Previews order deadline pushed this edition back a few days off schedule. You can probably expect that delay as a matter of course each month with this Newsletter as well. Getting the monthly Previews Order out the door over the Wednesday/Thursday deadline period pretty much puts everything on the backburner for me and unfortunately this Newsletter has to take a back seat to the store having comics in September. That said, you can expect the 8/6/14 Shipshape Newsletter, this Thursday, right on time.

MY ARCH ENEMY          

 

 

THIS WEEK'S STANDINGS: Marvel retakes the top spot with 25 titles (seven of which are second prints) and DC slips from first to third (the moral of that story being more second prints DC). Image is the week's second largest shipper with 23 titles with IDW and Dark Horse fall into their perennial third and fourth place positions. There are three more indies this week than last, however, fourteen of those books are the glut from Zenescope's three new titles. Really guys, we all love variant titles but seventeen individual line items out of only three titles seems a little excessive.

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 DC COMICS 22  $    93.78  $     14.07  $   79.71
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 INDY COMICS 53  $ 202.94  $     30.44  $  172.50
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THIS WEEK'S HIGHLIGHTS: It's a week of unceremonious endings on the old comic rack this week as Iron Patriot, Fatale, Fuse, Doc Savage, Day Men and Prophet all look to be shutting off the lights and heading for the exits. One or two of these titles are actually listed as the FINAL ISSUE in their solicitations, the rest are guesstimates based on the fact they haven't been solicited for the last few months (I'm looking at you Iron Patriot). Marvel wraps up their 100th Anniversary Specials this week with a look at the Guardians of the Galaxy, can't imagine why they would schedule that book for THIS week. Also ending this week is STAR WARS REBEL HEIST #4 which not only marks the end of that series but my count leaves only three more Star Wars comics left to ship from Dark Horse. Marvel is already soliciting their first Star Wars Omnibus in the August Previews so we are almost at the end of a long and distinguished publishing era with Star Wars at Dark Horse. Looks like it will all end with a whimper and not a bang for that franchise at the Horse.
 
 

IRON PATRIOT #5

Our Book of the Week (featured on the masthead and above) is Rick Remender's LOW #1 from Image, a 30 page fully painted sci-fi series about a far future earth trying to cope under the heat of a steadily expanding sun. With the imminent departure of the Force from Dark Horse, they are trying to shore up that hole in their schedule with new franchises like Halo and Terminator as well as space titles like this weeks DEEP GRAVITY #1 a sci-fi tale set in a galaxy far, far away by Star Wars Legacy scribe Gabriel Hardman. Over at DC, their Vertigo imprint continues to try and steal back some of their mojo from Image with writer Si Spencer's BODIES #1, a murder mystery surrounding four murders across four different time periods -- but all somehow interconnected. If you liked cyan then you'll love magenta, specifically this week's VERTIGO QUARTERLY #1 MAGENTA. Over at Valiant, the ARMOR HUNTERS saga continues with the Harbinger companion mini-series. At Avatar, George RR Martin returns with IN THE HOUSE OF THE WORM #1 and as mentioned above Zenescope serves up three helpings of brand new cheesecake with the larded up GFT REALM WAR #1, GFT TALES OF TERROR #1, GFT VS WONDERLAND #1

LOW #1

 

   

  KIDZ CORNER BOOK OF THE WEEK
  DC COMICS PRESENTS BATMAN ADVENTURES #1
DC COMICS
(W) Kelley Puckett & Various (A) Ty Templeton & Various
Some of the best all-ages Batman stories ever are back in this new title collecting BATMAN ADVENTURES #2 and 27, BATMAN: GOTHAM ADVENTURES #2 and 4, and a short tale from ADVENTURES IN THE DC UNIVERSE #3. Guest-starring Catwoman, The Joker, Two-Face and more!
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GOD IS DEAD #17 ICONIC CVR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GOD IS DEAD #7 CANNIBAL ABERE (MR)  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
GOLD DIGGER #212  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
HUGH HOWEYS WOOL #1  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
RED SONJA #0  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
REGULAR SHOW #13 MAIN CVRS   $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
REGULAR SHOW #13 SUBSCRIPTION CLOSSER VAR   $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SALLY O/T WASTELAND #1 (OF 5)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SHADOW OVER INNSMOUTH ONE SHOT  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
SIMPSONS ILLUSTRATED #12  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STEAM WARS #5  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TAROT WITCH OF THE BLACK ROSE #87 (MR)  $     2.95  $    0.44  $      2.51
X-O MANOWAR #27 REG SEPULVEDA (AH)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW INDY COMICS TOTALS:  $ 202.94  $  30.44  $  172.50
     
 NEW  VARIANT COMICS-19  MSRP 
ARMOR HUNTERS HARBINGER #1 CRAIN VAR  TBA 
ARMOR HUNTERS HARBINGER #1 HAIRSINE VAR  TBA 
BODIES #1 (OF 8) VAR ED   TBA 
CALIBAN #5 DESIGN SKETCH VAR  TBA 
CARTOON NETWORK SUPER SECRET CRISIS WAR #2 VAR  TBA 
CROSSED BADLANDS #58 RED CROSSED VAR  TBA 
CYCLOPS #3 RENAUD VAR  TBA 
DOC SAVAGE #8 CASSADAY RARE B&W VIP VAR  TBA 
GEORGE RR MARTIN THE HOUSE O/T WORM #1 REGAL VAR  TBA 
GHOSTBUSTERS #18 VAR  TBA 
GOD IS DEAD #17 GILDED VAR  TBA 
GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #17 GOTG CHEN VAR  TBA 
HARLEY QUINN #8 VAR ED  TBA 
JUSTICE LEAGUE #32 VAR ED (RES)  TBA 
NEW AVENGERS #21 GOTG FERRY VAR  TBA 
TAROT WITCH OF THE BLACK ROSE #87 VAR  TBA 
TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE #31 VAR  TBA 
UNCANNY AVENGERS #22 GOTG CHRISTOPHER VAR  TBA 
X-O MANOWAR #27 BERNARD VAR  TBA 
 
 REORDER COMICS-37  MSRP 
ACTION COMICS #32 (DOOMED)  $     3.99
ACTION COMICS #33 (DOOMED)  $     3.99
ACTION COMICS #33 BATMAN 75 VAR ED (DOOMED)  $     3.99
ALL STAR WESTERN #25  $     3.99
ANGRY BIRDS COMICS #1 SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     3.99
BATMAN BEYOND UNIVERSE #4  $     3.99
BATWING #31  $     2.99
BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA #2 MAIN CVRS  $     3.99
BIRDS OF PREY #21  $     2.99
BIRDS OF PREY #27 (GOTHTOPIA)  $     2.99
BLOOD QUEEN #1 CVR A ANACLETO (MR)  $     3.99
DEADPOOL #32 SIN  $     3.99
DEADPOOL DRACULAS GAUNTLET #1 (OF 7)  $     3.99
EARTH 2 #14  $     2.99
EARTH 2 #16  $     2.99
EARTH 2 #17  $     2.99
EARTH 2 #18  $     2.99
EARTH 2 #19  $     2.99
GREEN TEAM TEEN TRILLIONAIRES #8  $     2.99
INFINITE CRISIS FIGHT FOR THE MULTIVERSE #1 VAR ED  $     3.99
JENNIFER BLOOD #32 (MR)  $     3.99
JENNIFER BLOOD FIRST BLOOD #4 (MR)  $     3.99
JENNIFER BLOOD FIRST BLOOD #6 (MR)  $     3.99
KICK-ASS 3 #5 (OF 8) (MR)  $     2.99
ORIGIN II #3 (OF 5)  $     3.99
PUNISHER #6  $     3.99
PUNISHER #6  $     3.99
SHE-HULK #5  $     2.99
STORMWATCH #23  $     2.99
STORMWATCH #30  $     2.99
SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #30 2ND PTG CAMUNCOLI VAR ANMN  $     3.99
TALON #10  $     2.99
TALON #14  $     2.99
WILDFIRE #2 CVR A LINDA SEJIC  $     3.99
WONDER WOMAN #22  $     2.99
WONDER WOMAN #24  $     2.99
WONDER WOMAN #27  $     2.99
 
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BATMAN 1966 ROBIN BUST  $   59.99
COSMOSTRATOR 1/350 SCALE MODEL KIT  $   27.99
DC COMICS BATGIRL ARTFX+ STATUE NEW 52 VER  $   44.99
DC COMICS NEW 52 POWERGIRL & HUNTRESS AF 2 PACK  $   44.95
INJUSTICE BATMAN VS JOKER 2 PACK AF  $   29.95
LUNA ROCKETSHIP 1/144 SCALE MODEL KIT   $   27.99
MR POTATO HEAD STAR WARS DARTH VADER   $   22.99
MR POTATO HEAD STAR WARS R2-D2   $   22.99
MR POTATO HEAD STAR WARS STORMTROOPER   $   22.99
POP STAR WARS BIKER SCOUT TROOPER VINYL FIG   $   10.99
POP STAR WARS BOSSK VINYL FIG   $   10.99
POP STAR WARS EMPEROR PALPATINE VINYL FIG   $   10.99
POP STAR WARS HAMMER HEAD VINYL FIG   $   10.99
SIN CITY SELECT PX HARTIGAN AF   $   24.99
SIN CITY SELECT PX MARV AF   $   24.99
SIN CITY SELECT PX NANCY AF   $   24.99
 
 REORDER ACTION FIGURES/MODELS/STATUES-2  MSRP 
BATMAN ARKHAM CITY RABBIT HOLE BATMAN AF  $   24.95
CLASSIC MARVEL CHARACTERS X-MEN #3 MARVEL GIRL   $   49.95
 
 NEW APPAREL-1  MSRP 
DC LARGE HARLEY PX BLK T/S LG   $   16.99
 
 NEW BOOKS & TRADES-26  MSRP 
ALL NEW INVADERS TP VOL 01 GODS AND SOLDIERS  $   17.99
AME COMI GIRLS TP VOL 02 RISE OF BRAINIAC  $   14.99
ARCHIE 1000 PG COMICS EXPLOSION TP  $   14.99
BATMAN 66 HC VOL 01  $   19.99
BATMAN DARK KNIGHT HC VOL 04 CLAY (N52)  $   24.99
BATMAN DARK KNIGHT TP VOL 03 MAD  $   16.99
BATMAN LIL GOTHAM TP VOL 02  $   12.99
BATWING TP VOL 04 WELCOME TO THE FAMILY  (N52)  $   16.99
GFT NEVERLAND AGE OF DARKNESS TP  $   12.99
GFT WONDERLAND CLASH OF QUEENS TP  $   15.99
HARLEY QUINN PRELUDES AND KNOCK KNOCK JOKES TP  $   19.99
HUMAN TORCH BY KESEL AND YOUNG COMP COLL TP  $   34.99
LAZARUS TP VOL 02 LIFT (MR)  $   14.99
MIGHTY AVENGERS TP VOL 02 FAMILY BONDING  $   17.99
MMW AMAZING SPIDER-MAN TP VOL 08  $   24.99
MMW AMAZING SPIDER-MAN TP VOL 08 DM VAR ED 67  $   24.99
NEIL GAIMAN GRAVEYARD BOOK HC GN VOL 01 (OF 2)   $   19.99
NICK CARTER DOUBLE NOVEL #3   $   14.95
RB WHITE SKETCHBOOK VOL 01 (MR)  $   20.00
RUNAWAYS COMPLETE COLLECTION TP VOL 01  $   34.99
SPIDER-MAN COMPLETE ALIEN COSTUME SAGA TP BOOK 01  $   44.99
SUPERIOR FOES SPIDER-MAN TP VOL 02 CRIME CENTURY  $   16.99
TALES O/T TMNT TP VOL 05  $   19.99
VAMPIRELLA TP VOL 06 FINAL CURTAIN  $   19.99
WARHAMMER 40K UNREMEMBERED EMPIRE MMPB   $     9.99
X-MEN MAGNETO TESTAMENT TP NEW PTG  $   19.99
 
 REORDER BOOKS & TRADES-22  MSRP 
AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE TP BM ED  $   17.99
AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE TP VOL 01 ESCAPE FROM RIVERDALE PX ED  $   17.99
BATMAN BRUCE WAYNE FUGITIVE TP NEW ED  $   29.99
BLACK CANARY AND ZATANNA BLOODSPELL HC  $   22.99
CRAWL SPACE OVERSIZED OMNIBUS HC  $   49.99
DC YR BOARD BOOK SUPERMAN FIGHTS FOR TRUTH  $     7.99
FALLING SKIES GN VOL 01  $     9.99
FALLING SKIES GN VOL 02  $     9.99
FATIMA BLOOD SPINNERS HC   $   19.99
GOTG ROCKET RACCOON GROOT STEAL GALAXY HC  $   24.99
KISS ME SATAN TP   $   19.99
MASSIVE TP VOL 02 SUBCONTINENTAL   $   19.99
MASSIVE TP VOL 03 LONGSHIP   $   19.99
MICHAEL AVON OEMINGS VICTORIES TP VOL 01 (MR)   $     9.99
MICHAEL AVON OEMINGS VICTORIES TP VOL 03 POSTHUMAN  $   17.99
SAGA TP VOL 01 (MR)  $     9.99
SEA OF RED SLIPCASE COLL (MR)   $   39.99
SORROW TP  $   12.99
STRANGE GIRL OMNIBUS HC (MR)  $   59.99
STRANGE GIRL TP VOL 04 GOLDEN LIGHTS (MR)  $   13.99
TALON TP VOL 02 THE FALL OF THE OWLS (N52)  $   19.99
WARHAMMER 40K BASTION WARS OMNIBUS SC  $   17.50
 
 NEW GAMES-5  MSRP 
MTG M15 CORE BOOSTER DISPLAY  $ 109.95
MTG M15 CORE BOOSTER PACK  $     3.99
MTG M15 CORE DECKBUILDER TOOLKIT  $   19.99
MTG M15 CORE FAT PACK  $   39.99
MTG M15 CORE FATE AND FURY CLASH PACK  $   29.99
 
 REORDER GAMES-3  MSRP 
PANDEMIC BOARD GAME NEW EDITION   $   39.99
SMALL WORLD   $   50.00
SMALL WORLD REALMS   $   35.00
 
 NEW MAGAZINES-33  MSRP 
2000 AD #1884  $     5.99
2000 AD #1885  $     5.99
2000 AD #1886  $     5.99
2000 AD #1887  $     5.99
ARCHIE COMICS DIGEST #253  $     4.99
BARBIE 0914  $     4.99
BASEBALL AMERICA #1416  $     5.99
CHICAGO MAGAZINE 0814  $     5.99
DC BATMAN AUTO FIG MAG #36 DETECTIVE COMICS #667  $   20.00
DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #55 DOOMSDAY BLACK ROOK  $   16.00
DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #60 REVERSE FLASH BLACK BISH  $   16.00
ELLERY QUEEN 1014  $     7.99
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY #1320  $     4.99
ESQUIRE 0714  $     7.99
FANTASY FOOTBALL INDEX 2014 DRAFT GUIDE  $     7.99
FILM COMMENT #50.4  $     5.95
HIGHLIGHTS HIGH FIVE #4.95  $     4.95
HORRORHOUND #48  $     6.99
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 MOVIE MAGAZINE  $     4.99
JUNIOR BASEBALL 0814  $     4.99
JUXTAPOZ #163  $     5.99
MARVEL CHESS FIG COLL MAG #10 LUKE CAGE WHITE PAWN  $   16.00
MENTAL FLOSS 0814  $     5.99
MYSTERY SCENE #135  $     7.50
NON-SPORTS UPDATE #25.4  $     5.99
STAR TREK MAGAZINE #50 PX ED   $     9.99
STAR TREK MAGAZINE #50-NEWSTAND EDITION  $     9.99
STAR WARS CLONE WARS #2  $     4.99
STAR WARS INSIDER #151-NEWSTAND EDITION  $     7.99
STRATEGY & TACTICS #288  $     6.99
UNCUT #206  $     9.99
VIDEOSCOPE #91  $     5.95
WALKING DEAD #9-NEWSTAND EDITION  $     9.99
 
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 VENDOR/TITLE-23 OLD DATE NEW DATE
ACTION FIGURES/STATUES/MODELS    
Jay & Silent Bob Minimates Ser. 1 Box Set 7/23/2014 7/30/2014
Marvel Select: Amazing Spider-Man 2 AF w/Base  7/23/2014 7/30/2014
Sin City Select PX Hartigan AF  7/16/2014 7/30/2014
Sin City Select PX Marv AF  7/16/2014 7/30/2014
Sin City Select PX Nancy AF  7/16/2014 7/30/2014
   
BOOKS & TRADES    
Dave Dorman's Wasted Lands Omnibus HC (MR) 8/20/2014 9/3/2014
Dave Gibbons' Watchmen Artifact Ed. HC 7/23/2014 7/30/2014
Fantastic Four Epic Collection TP Into/Timestream  7/16/2014 7/23/2014
Meka HC 8/20/2014 9/3/2014
Powers Bureau TP Vol. 2: Icons (MR) 9/17/2014 10/15/2014
SF25: Art of Street Fighter SC  8/6/2014 7/30/2014
Zaya HC (MR) 12/31/2014 8/13/2014
   
COMICS    
Action Comics Annual #3 (DOOMED) 7/30/2014 8/6/2014
Captain America #23 8/6/2014 8/13/2014
Hawkeye #20 MAR140715 8/13/2014
Original Sin #5.4 8/20/2014 8/27/2014
Original Sin #5.5 9/10/2014 9/17/2014
Powers Bureau #11 (MR) 8/6/2014 8/20/2014
Powers Bureau #12 (MR) 8/13/2014 9/10/2014
Scarlet #8 (MR) 8/13/2014 9/10/2014
Scarlet #9 (MR) 10/15/2014 11/19/2014
Superman/Wonder Woman Annual #1 (DOOMED) 7/30/2014 8/6/2014
   
MAGAZINES    
Marvel 75th Anniversary Magazine Special Ed. 9/3/2014 9/10/2014
   
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"What does it mean above when it sez...."

2ND PTG VAR=Second Printing Variant
AF=Action Figure(s)
ANMN=All New Marvel Now
ANNIV=Anniversary
ASST=Assortment
AUXILIARY ED=The designation Avatar Comics assigns to it's 2nd Prints
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
EVIL=DC's "Forever Evil" storyline
FRGTN RLMS=Forgotten Realms
GN=Graphic Novel
GORE=Gory cover image
HC=Hard Cover
INCV=Incentive Cover
INF=Marvel's "Infinity" storyline
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
MTME=Transformers More Than Meets the Eye
(MR)=Mature Readers, this item is NOT intended for younger or more sensitive readers.
N52=DC's New 52
NBA=National Basketball Association
NBA=National Basketball Association
NFL=National Football League
NHL=National Hockey League
NOTE PRICE=Price differs from this titles regular price.
NOW=Marvel NOW!
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
RID=Transformers Robots In Disguise
SC=Soft Cover
SER=Series
SUB=Subscription as is variant Subscription Cover
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
WRAP=Wraparound cover

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