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NEW & RETURNING ITEMS GO ON SALE AT  7:00AM  THIS
WEDNESDAY
January 7th 2015
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IT'S OUR BOOK OF THE WEEK AND IT'S
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UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #1

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Ryan North
(A) Erica Henderson
(CA) Siya Oum

COVER PRICE: $4.99
YOU PAY: $2.99
010715-011315
 While supplies last
Wolverine, Deadpool, Doctor Doom, Thanos: There's one hero that's beaten them all-and now she's got her own ongoing series! That's right, you asked for it, you got it, it's SQUIRREL GIRL! It's the start of a brand-new series of adventures starring the nuttiest and most upbeat super hero in the world!
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TOP TEN

BASED THIS WEEKS ORDERING

  1) AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #12 SV
  2) WOLVERINES #1
  3) SPIDER-MAN 2099 #7 SV
  4) ANGELA ASGARD ASSASSIN #2
  5) ANT-MAN #1
  6) HULK #10
  7) OPERATION SIN #1 (OF 5)
  8) UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #1
  9) DETECTIVE COMICS #38
10) HAWKEYE VS DEADPOOL #4

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AUTUMNLANDS TOOTH & CLAW #1 2ND PTG
AVENGERS NO MORE BULLYING #1
CHAOS SMILEY PSYCHOTIC BUTTON ONE SHOT
FEATHERS #1
IXTH GENERATION #1
LADY KILLER #1
OPERATION SIN #1 (OF 5)
RED SONJA VULTURES CIRCLE #1
STEAM TALES #1
UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #1
WOLVERINES #1

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DEATH OF WOLVERINE WEAPON X
   PROGRAM #5 (OF 5)
ETERNAL WARRIOR DAYS OF STEEL
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HAWKEYE VS DEADPOOL #4 (OF 4)
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  THIS WEEKS HIGHLIGHTS
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COMICBOOKMAN SEZ: Not much going on this week as we prep for the beginning of 2015's first shipping week. As expected, there is a lot of shock and dismay over there being only ten new comic titles that shipped out on 123114. "MY GOD IS THIS THE END OF COMICS?!?" Is the refrain that can be heard echoing across the country as fans hold copies of SHIELD #1 debating if the week is really desperate enough for them to plunk the $4.99 down for it. The horror-the horror! Fear not, as you will see below all is well and everything is back to normal this week. 147 New Comics are coming in, 386 items in total. Doors open at 7:00AM this Wednesday. It was all a bad dream...nothing to see here...move along...



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  At Alternate Reality, we order 99.9% of the comics PREVIEWS solicits each month. Keep that in mind as you read the numbers below; they not only break down our week, but they're also a pretty accurate representation of the week in comics nationwide.

The first shipping week of 2015 breaks down into a fairly traditional spread amongst the comic publishers. Marvel takes its place at the top of the rankings coming in with twenty four titles. DC takes 2nd Place with twenty three titles and Dynamite comes in 3rd with twenty one titles. The grouping amongst the top three is fairly tight and could have changed significantly with only one or two more or fewer title output from either of the Top Three. 4th and 5th Place drop considerably from the top of the pack and then tie each other up. Both IDW and Image tie at fifteen items apiece this week and whenever we have a tie the rankings are arrived at by dollar amounts shipped. IDW's $59.85 dollar amount pulls far ahead of Image's $50.91 to give each a 4th and 5th Place ranking, respectively. Indy Comics start out the year with a respectable showing of forty nine books. Avatar is in 6th Place with twelve titles and both Dark Horse and Boom tied for 7th Place with seven titles apiece.

 TOP 5 FOR 010715 SHIPPED   COST  15% OFF  YOU PAY 
 MARVEL COMICS 24  $         94.27  $      14.14  $         80.13
 DC COMICS 23  $         82.77  $      12.42  $         70.35
 DYNAMITE COMICS 21  $         83.79  $      12.57  $         71.22
 IDW COMICS 15  $         59.85  $        8.98  $         50.87
 IMAGE COMICS 15  $         50.91  $        7.64  $         43.27
 INDY COMICS 49  $      195.55  $      29.33  $      166.22
TOTALS: 147  $    567.14  $    85.07  $    482.07
 TOP 5 FOR 123114 SHIPPED   COST 15% OFF  YOU PAY
 IMAGE COMICS 9  $ 29.00  $       4.35  $    24.65
 MARVEL COMICS 4  $ 19.96  $       2.99  $    16.97
 DC COMICS 3  $    8.97  $       1.35  $      7.62
 IDW COMICS 2  $    7.98  $       1.20  $      6.78
 VALIANT COMICS 2  $    7.98  $       1.20  $      6.78
 INDY COMICS 1  $    3.99  $       0.60  $      3.39
TOTALS: 21  $77.88  $   11.68  $  66.20
NEW COMICS COST HOW MUCH?!?:  Here's the price point breakdown for the Week of 01/07/15. For the coming week there are 147 NEW COMICS  shipping with seven price points ranging from $1.99 to $9.99. The largest concentration of books again falls into the $3.99 price point with the $2.99 price point trailing a very distant second. Remember, no matter what the price point, you save 15% OFF of ALL of this week's New Comics all week long only at Alternate Reality!

THIS WEEK'S HIGHLIGHTS: The first shipping week of 2015 sees Marvel at the top of all lists with not just number of items shipped but new titles being launched. Our Book of the Week is the
UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #1 - which looks like it may just be a fun read as Marvel once again plants its tongue firmly in its cheek with a character. If Harley Quinn is DC's Deadpool, then they may want to start looking around for their own version of Squirrel Girl (what is the Legion of Substitute Heroes up to anyway?!). Also from Marvel this week is the much anticipated ANT-MAN #1 by the team of writer Nick Spencer and artist Ramon Rosanas. The king may be dead but the new king arrives this week in the form of WOLVERINES #1, that's right-plural, as the team of writer Charles Soule and artist Nick Bradshaw continue the adventures of Logan's crew as they vie for the Adamantium encased doorstop that his body has become. The OPERATION SIN #1 mini-series tries to pull off the "Hat Trick" of capitalizing on the Agent Carter TV mini-series while at the same time tying into the hugely popular "Original Sins" comic event series from this past summer. And finally from Marvel, we have the All Ages book AVENGERS NO MORE BULLYING #1 which is the culminating story of the "No More Bullying" variants Marvel features during the last quarter of 2014. Meanwhile, over at DC, it's a new month and that means a new set of parallel variants for the cream of the New 52 line up. This month, DC is featuring their TV Sensation The Flash in variant covers - so look for complimentary Flash cover variants on ACTION COMICS #38, DETECTIVE COMICS #38 and GREEN LANTERN #38. Dynamite continues to cut its way through the old Chaos! Comics IP's (Intellectual Properties) and up this week is CHAOS SMILEY THE PSYCHOTIC BUTTON ONE SHOT. The highlight of Image Comics this week is the mysteriously named IXTH GENERATION #1 which becomes considerably less mysterious if you put the word APHRODITE in front of the title. Around the Indy Pit this week are a trio of new titles from a trio of publishers featuring a trio of vastly different themes. From Boom! is the All Ages FEATHERS #1 by writer/artist Jorge Corona. It's about a recluse boy born covered in feathers who must help his first ever friend, a young girl named Bianca, as she tries to return to her home beyond the slums of the Maze. Meanwhile, Dark Horse presents the black humor mini series LADY KILLER #1 about a picture-perfect homemaker, wife and mother who's also a ruthless, efficient killer for hire all set against the backdrop of early 1960s domestic bliss. It sounds like Jennifer Blood by way of Comedy Central. Finally, Antarctic Press takes another foray into the world of steampunk with STEAM TALES #1 featuring brassy women, brawny men, gizmos and their flying machines saving the world with the power of steam.

STEAM TALES #1

  KIDZ CORNER BOOK OF THE WEEK
 
AVENGERS NO MORE BULLYING #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Gerry Duggan, Various (A) Johanna Tana, Gustavo Duarte (CA) Paul Renaud
The Avengers have always stood up for those who cannot stand up for themselves, but this time they're in for a bombastic adventure of the highest order! Featuring surprise guest stars from across the Marvel Universe including Spider-Man and The Guardians of the Galaxy!
MSRP: $1.99   YOU PAY: $1.19  

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 40% OFF these "MAGNIFICENT 7" titles on 010715  MSRP  -40%  YOU PAY 
 AVENGERS NO MORE BULLYING #1  $     1.99  $           0.80  $        1.19
 ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK #2 MAIN CVRS  $     3.99  $           1.60  $        2.39
 ODYC #2 (MR)  $     3.99  $           1.60  $        2.39
 OPERATION SIN #1 (OF 5)  $     3.99  $           1.60  $        2.39
 UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #1  $     3.99  $           1.60  $        2.39
 WOLF MOON #2 (OF 6) (MR)  $     3.99  $           1.60  $        2.39
 WOLVERINES #1  $     3.99  $           1.60  $        2.39
1ST DAY SALE TOTALS:  $25.93  $      10.37  $    15.56

"1st DAY SALE" prices are good only for the date listed, only for one copy of each item and only while supplies last.

HERO OF THE MONTH SALE JANUARY 2015: STAR WARS
   
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268 NEW & RETURNING COMICS ARRIVE THIS WEEK
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 1) NEW MARVEL COMICS-24  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ALL NEW X-FACTOR #19  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #12 SV  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
ANGELA ASGARDS ASSASSIN #2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
ANT-MAN #1  $     4.99  $    0.75  $       4.24
AVENGERS NO MORE BULLYING #1  $     1.99  $    0.30  $       1.69
AVENGERS NO MORE BULLYING #1 CAMPION VAR  $     1.99  $    0.30  $       1.69
BUCKY BARNES WINTER SOLDIER #3  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
DEATH OF WOLVERINE WEAPON X PROGRAM #5 (OF 5)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
HAWKEYE VS DEADPOOL #4 (OF 4)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
HULK #10  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
IRON FIST LIVING WEAPON #8  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
LEGENDARY STAR LORD #7  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
MARVELS AVENGERS #2 (OF 2)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
MEN OF WRATH BY AARON AND GARNEY #4 (OF 5) (MR)  $     3.50  $    0.53  $       2.98
MIRACLEMAN #14 (MR)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $       4.24
MIRACLEMAN #14 PETERSON VAR (MR)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $       4.24
MIRACLEMAN #14 WEEKS VAR (MR)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $       4.24
OPERATION SIN #1 (OF 5)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
PUNISHER #14  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
SPIDER-MAN 2099 #7 SV  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
STORM #7  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #1  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
WOLVERINES #1  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
X-MEN #23  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
NEW MARVEL COMICS TOTALS:  $   94.27  $  14.14  $    80.13
     
 2) NEW DC COMICS-23  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ACTION COMICS #38  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
ACTION COMICS #38 FLASH 75 VAR ED  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
AQUAMAN AND THE OTHERS #9  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
BATMAN ETERNAL #40  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
DETECTIVE COMICS #38  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
DETECTIVE COMICS #38 COMBO PACK  $     4.99  $    0.75  $       4.24
DETECTIVE COMICS #38 FLASH 75 VAR ED  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
EARTH 2 #30  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
EARTH 2 WORLDS END #14  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
FAIREST #33 (MR)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
FLASH SEASON ZERO #4  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
GREEN ARROW #38  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
GREEN LANTERN #38  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
GREEN LANTERN #38 FLASH 75 VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
HINTERKIND #14 (MR)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
JUSTICE LEAGUE 3000 #13  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
LEGENDS DARK KNIGHT 100 PAGE SUPER SPECTACULAR #5  $     9.99  $    1.50  $       8.49
LOBO #4  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
NAMES #5 (OF 9) (MR)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
NEW 52 FUTURES END #36 (WEEKLY)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
SCOOBY DOO TEAM UP #8  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
SWAMP THING #38  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
WOLF MOON #2 (OF 6) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
NEW DC COMICS TOTALS:  $   82.77  $  12.42  $    70.35
     
 3) NEW DYNAMITE COMICS-21  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ARMY OF DARKNESS VOL 4 #2 CVR A HARDMAN MAIN  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
ARMY OF DARKNESS VOL 4 #2 CVR B SEELEY VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
ARMY OF DARKNESS VOL 4 #2 CVR C SHAW EXC SUB VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
CAPT VICTORY & GALACTIC RANGERS #4 (OF 6)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
CHAOS SMILEY THE PSYCHOTIC BUTTON ONE SHOT  $     4.99  $    0.75  $       4.24
JOHN CARTER WARLORD #3 CVR A BENES MAIN (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
JOHN CARTER WARLORD #3 CVR B SEARS VAR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
JOHN CARTER WARLORD #3 CVR C LUPACCHINO VAR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
JOHN CARTER WARLORD #3 CVR D EXC SUB VAR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
MAGNUS ROBOT FIGHTER #10 CVR A LAU MAIN  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
MAGNUS ROBOT FIGHTER #10 CVR B EXC SUB VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
NEW VAMPIRELLA #8 CVR A MAYHEW MAIN  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
NEW VAMPIRELLA #8 CVR B FRISON VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
NEW VAMPIRELLA #8 CVR C BUSCEMA EXC SUB VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
RED SONJA VULTURES CIRCLE #1 CVR A ANACLETO  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
RED SONJA VULTURES CIRCLE #1 CVR B GEOVANI  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
RED SONJA VULTURES CIRCLE #1 CVR C EXC SUB VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
SHAFT #2 CVR A COWAN MAIN (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
SHAFT #2 CVR B FRANCAVILLA VAR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
SHAFT #2 CVR C GREENE EXC SUB VAR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
TERMINAL HERO #5 (MR)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
 NEW DYNAMITE COMICS TOTALS:  $   83.79  $  12.57  $    71.22
     
 4) NEW IDW COMICS-15  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ANGRY BIRDS #7  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
ANGRY BIRDS #7 SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
EDWARD SCISSORHANDS #3 (OF 5)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
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MAXX MAXXIMIZED #15  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
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V-WARS #9  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
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 5) NEW IMAGE COMICS-15  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
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BIRTHRIGHT #4  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
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EPOCHALYPSE #2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
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FEATHERS #1  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
FICTION SQUAD #4 (OF 6)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
GARFIELD #33  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
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GOD IS DEAD #26 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
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JOHN CARPENTERS ASYLUM #9 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #1 BIANCHI VAR  $     4.99
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FAIREST #24 (MR)  $     2.99
FAIREST #31 (MR)  $     2.99
FBP FEDERAL BUREAU OF PHYSICS #5 (MR)  $     2.99
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GREEN ARROW #33  $     2.99
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ILLEGITIMATES #2 (OF 6)  $     3.99
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LOBO #3  $     2.99
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POPEYE CLASSICS ONGOING #29  $     3.99
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SUPERMAN WONDER WOMAN #1  $     3.99
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SWAMP THING #32  $     2.99
TREES #1 (MR)  $     2.99
WINTERWORLD #5  $     3.99
 
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POP GOTG DANCING GROOT VINYL FIG   $   10.99
 
 REORDER ACTION FIGURES-2  MSRP 
DC COMICS NEW 52 JL DARK ZATANNA AF  $   24.95
POP TMNT MICHELANGELO VINYL FIG   $   10.99
 
 NEW APPAREL-1  MSRP 
EWOKING DEAD T-SHIRT XL  $   21.99
 
 NEW BOOKS & TRADES-24  MSRP 
A VERY ZOMBIE CHRISTMAS REGIFTED TP   $   14.99
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN TP VOL 02 SPIDER-VERSE PRELUDE  $   17.99
ARCHIE 1000 PG COMICS MEGA DIGEST TP  $   14.99
ARMOR HUNTERS BLOODSHOT TP  $   14.99
ARMOR HUNTERS HARBINGER TP  $   14.99
DEATH OF WOLVERINE HC  $   24.99
DEATH OF WOLVERINE HC QUESADA DM VAR ED  $   24.99
DEATHBLOW DELUXE EDITION TP  $   19.99
INJUSTICE GODS AMONG US TP VOL 02  $   16.99
KINGDOM OF THE WICKED HC  $   19.99
MARVEL SUPER HEROES SECRET WARS PROSE NOVEL HC  $   24.99
ONE PIECE GN VOL 73   $     9.99
POKEMON ADV BLACK & WHITE GN VOL 06   $     9.99
POKEMON ADVENTURES GN VOL 26 EMERALD   $     9.99
PUNISHER TP VOL 02 BORDER CROSSING  $   17.99
SHOWCASE PRESENTS THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER TP VOL 02  $   19.99
SINESTRO TP VOL 01 THE DEMON WITHIN (N52)  $   14.99
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG SELECT TP VOL 10  $   11.99
SUPERBOY TP VOL 05 PARADOX (N52)  $   17.99
SUPERMAN THE POWER WITHIN TP  $   16.99
TMNT ANIMATED TP VOL 05 CHOOSING SIDES  $     7.99
UNCANNY AVENGERS PREM HC VOL 05 AXIS PRELUDE  $   24.99
WARHAMMER 40K PANDORAX TP  $   16.00
X-O MANOWAR CLASSIC OMNIBUS HC  $   99.99
 
 REORDER BOOKS & TRADES-35  MSRP 
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ORIGIN STORY YR HC 2ND ED  $     8.99
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ATTACK ON TITAN NO REGRETS GN VOL 01  $   10.99
AVENGERS INITIATIVE TP DREAMS AND NIGHTMARES  $   14.99
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CODENAME SAILOR V TP VOL 01  $   10.99
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FRINGE TP  $   19.99
GFT AGE OF DARKNESS TP VOL 03  $   15.99
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ARCHIE COMICS DIGEST #257  $     4.99
BASEBALL AMERICA #1502  $     5.99
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CINEFEX #140  $   12.50
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ROAD RUNNER #95  $     8.95
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SLEEPY HOLLOW OFFICIAL MAGAZINE #1   $     9.99
SONIC SUPER SPECIAL MAGAZINE #13  $     9.99
TOTAL FILM #227  $     9.99
 
REORDER MAGAZINES-5  MSRP 
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2000AD #1831  $     5.99
2000AD #1832  $     5.99
2000AD #1833  $     5.99
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(The following have been pushed back form their original release dates to these new dates)
 VENDOR/TITLE-18 OLD DATE NEW DATE
 ACTION FIGURES/STATUES/MODELS    
Alien Minimates 35th Ann. Box Set 1/7/2015 1/14/2015
Aliens: Alien Egg Bank 1/28/2015 1/14/2015
Avengers NOW: Iron Man ArtFX+ Statue Red Ver. 2/25/2015 1/21/2015
Batman ARTFX Statue Black Costume Ver.  1/7/2015 1/21/2015
DC Comics: Wonder Woman ArtFX Statue  1/28/2015 1/21/2015
Marvel Comics Avengers NOW: Iron Man ArtFX Statue  1/28/2015 1/21/2015
   
 BOOKS & TRADES    
Absolute Green Arrow by Kevin Smith HC 2/25/2015 4/1/2015
Asura's Wrath: Official Comp. Works SC N/A 2/4/2015
Doc Savage Archives HC Vol. 1 Curtis Mag. Era (MR) 1/7/2015 2/11/2015
Flash: A Celebration of 75 Years HC 2/11/2015 2/25/2015
SHAZAM!: A Celebration of 75 Years HC 3/4/2015 3/18/2015
Street Fighter: World Warrior Encyclopedia HC N/A 2/4/2015
Super Street Fighter HC Vol. 2: Hyper Fighting N/A 3/4/2015
   
 COMICS    
Gotham Academy #4 1/21/2015 1/28/2015
Infinity Man and the Forever People #7 1/21/2015 1/28/2015
Injustice: Gods Among Us Year Three #8 1/21/2015 1/28/2015
Multiversity Guidebook #1 Reg./Vars. 1/21/2015 1/28/2015
Secret Six #2 Reg./Var. 1/14/2015 1/28/2015
   
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BLK=Black
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DM=Direct Market (Comic Book Stores only)
ED=Edition
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GORE=Gory cover image
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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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