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February 4th 2015
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SUPERMAN #38

DC COMICS
(W) Geoff Johns
(A/CA) John Romita, Klaus Janson

COVER PRICE: $4.99
YOU PAY: $2.99
020415-021015
 While supplies last
An extra-sized special issue of the world's greatest hero brings in the New Year with a new costume, new powers and new friends and enemies! The epic team of Geoff Johns, John Romita Jr. and Klaus Janson conclude their first arc with twist after twist that will send Superman onto a new path and force Clark Kent to making a shocking decision! Plus: John Romita Jr. draws Batman!

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BASED THIS WEEKS ORDERING

  1) GOTG AND X-MEN BLACK
       VORTEX ALPHA #1 BV
   2) AVENGERS #41 TRO
   3) STAR WARS #2
   4) RETURN OF LIVING DEADPOOL
       #1
   5) HULK #11
   6) SUPERMAN #38
   7) WOLVERINES #5
   8) BATMAN ETERNAL #44
   9) GRAYSON #7
 10) GREEN LANTERN #39

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ALL NEW CAPTAIN AMERICA FEAR HIM #1
CLUSTER #1
GFT WHITE QUEEN #1
GOON ONCE UPON A HARD TIME #1
IMPERIUM #1
KING JUNGLE JIM #1 (OF 4)
LADY DEATH APOCALYPSE #1 (MR)
LADY MECHANIKA #0 & #1 COLLECTED ED
LEGENDERRY VAMPIRELLA #1 (OF 5)
MARVELS ANT-MAN PRELUDE #1 (OF 2)
NAMELESS #1 (MR)
NEW ZODIAX #1 (OF 4)
POSTAL #1
RAT GOD #1 (OF 5)
RETURN OF LIVING DEADPOOL #1 (OF 4)
SHERLOCK HOLMES STEAM DETECTIVE #1
THANOS VS HULK #1 (OF 4) 2ND PTG STARLIN VAR
THOR #1 4TH PTG DAUTERMAN VAR

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ENORMOUS #6
GAME OF THRONES #24
HOLLYWOOD ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE
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PLANET GIGANTIC #4 (OF 4)
SIXTH GUN DAYS O/T DEAD #5 (OF 5)
TOWN CALLED DRAGON #5 (OF 5)

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  THE WEEK IN DEPTH
Not The He-Man Woman Haters Club...
COMICBOOKMAN SEZ:  This week on the store's Facebook page a concerned mom (with a lovely, bright wonderful teenage daughter of my acquaintance) forwarded me a link to a blog story about an issue with our industry I have wrestled with at length for some time here at the store. What Taking My Daughter to a Comic Book Store Taught Me was written by a dad who took his sons and daughter to their local comic shop for the first time. The boys found plenty in the shop to keep keep them occupied but the girl - well not so much. In fact, the upshot of the article is that all the shop had to offer his young seven year old reader was: "Hello Kitty", "Monster High" and an education in sexual stereotyping and future objectification. The author goes on to do a lot of "I never knew" self flagellation with a dollop or two of "something has to be done for the sake of our daughters". My first reaction after reading it was, "Why yes, dad, the coffee has been ready for hours - nice of you to finally wake up".

As a father myself, who also happens to have a "lovely, bright, wonderful teenage daughter", and a comic book store, I am intimately familiar with this problem. There are no easy solutions to the problem of comics for young girls and I have thought about it from many angles over the years. The basic core of the problem being the current market is structured to cater to males between the ages of sixteen to sixty with the bulk of those numbers being made up by the thirty to fifty crowd. Boomers and older Gen X-ers are folks the market zeros in on because that's where the easy money is. Two hundred dollar statues and fifty dollar hardcover trades are not aimed at the High School crowd but the group with disposable income. Up until the last few years, the comics industry hasn't exactly been out there beating the bushes for new readers because harvesting the same crop year after year has been much too easy. As a retailer I can only sell what is made by the comic companies, which is precious little for young readers and even less for girls.

Marvel (owned by Disney, the Princess people) out of all there solicitations each month currently has only three titles for kids: Spiderman, the Avengers and the coming Guardians of the Galaxy. Those are all aimed at young boys. DC has a long and almost unbroken history of kids books related solely to Warner's Cartoon characters. Two flavors of Scooby Doo and Teen Titans Go! are their current slate, and while not exactly girls, titles their attitude seems to be "if girls like them great and if not - great". It actually gets a little better once you get out into the Indies. IDW and BOOM both have strong kids lines made up of about half a dozen monthly titles each. The catch is they are almost entirely comprised of licensed properties. So, if your little girl likes My Little Pony, Adventure Time, Regular Show or something else created to push a toy line or animated series then she's got gold to choose from. Not mentioned in the above article but available at the store and still in print (abet barely of late) is the line of Archie Comics which little girls have always gravitated to. Releases from Riverdale have slowed to a trickle of late but digests are still weekly and the comic "Archie" still comes out monthly. Otherwise, there is little variety out there for young girls specifically. What's a store owner to do?!?!

Well, here at Alternate Reality we do what we can to promote kids comics. This news letter and the website shipping page both  have a "Kidz Corner" section devoted to each weeks new all ages shipping. At the store we have a 200 square foot plus"Kidz Corner" area which is an all ages friendly zone for parents and their little ones. Within the Kidz Corner are a few shelves marked "Girl's Rule!" where I stock titles young girls may like. Amelia Rules, Princeless, Spidey Loves Mary Jane and others can be found there. Also in the Kidz Corner you'll find the entire line of mentioned Archie Comics as well as and other licensed titles girls may enjoy. Each week, we get in close to a dozen new All Ages kids titles, if you look below there are ten new comics, two new trade paperbacks and two new magazines arriving just this week. Young girls may want to look at this week's Ranger Rick magazine which is about animal in the wild. On the comic side there is Garfield and the Penguins of Madagascar also arriving this week. No, the sky isn't the limit as per choice but there are a handful of items arriving each and every week here at the store.

Holding onto that little reader once she grows out of the Kids Corner and into her tweens gets into the other topic tackled in the above article: stereotyping and role modeling which we'll tackle next week. In the meantime, if you have any suggestions for titles you would like to see us carry for young girls, or just suggestions on the store in general please drop us a line. I'll be the first to admit some of my best ideas come from folks just like you.








The "lovely, bright wonderful daughter of my acquaintance"

  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.

A fairly even spread across the bulk of the TOP 5 shipping pack this week as we enter the second month of 2015. DC comfortably retakes the top spot with thirty titles and Image locks into a solid 2nd Place with twenty-six titles. Marvel comes in 3rd with twenty-four and Dynamite falls into 4th Place with twenty-two titles. 5th Place drops down eight titles to put Avatar far in the rear with fourteen titles. Indy Comics are back up again this week with sixty-four titles, fifteen more than last week. Zenescope's four titles net them 6th Place by virtue of all their parallel variants which artificially boost their total to twelve for the week.BOOM! once again ships out nine titles this week winning them 7th Place. In total there are twenty one different Indy and mainstream publishers shipping out books this week which speaks to a strength and diversity of comic voices available for the week of  020415. 

 TOP 5 FOR 020415 SHIPPED   COST 15% OFF  YOU PAY
 DC COMICS 30  $    104.70  $     15.71  $    89.00
 IMAGE COMICS 26  $    102.31  $     15.35  $    86.96
 MARVEL COMICS 24  $       97.76  $     14.66  $    83.10
 DYANMITE COMICS 22  $       87.78  $     13.17  $    74.61
 AVATAR COMICS 14  $       60.86  $       9.13  $    51.73
 INDY COMICS 64  $    260.42  $     39.06  $  221.36
TOTALS: 180  $  713.83  $ 107.07  $606.76
 TOP 5 FOR 012815 SHIPPED   COST  15% OFF  YOU PAY 
 IDW COMICS 34  $ 135.66  $     20.35  $ 115.31
 DC COMICS 33  $ 119.67  $     17.95  $ 101.72
 IMAGE COMICS 20  $    69.37  $     10.41  $   58.96
 DYNAMITE COMICS 15  $    67.85  $     10.18  $   57.67
 MARVEL COMICS 14  $    54.86  $       8.23  $   46.63
 INDY COMICS 49  $ 193.98  $     29.10  $ 164.88
TOTALS: 165  $641.39  $   96.21  $545.18
NEW COMICS COST HOW MUCH?!?:  Here's the price point breakdown for the Week of 02/04/15. For the coming week there are 180 NEW COMICS  shipping with five price points ranging from $2.99 to $5.99. The largest concentration of books as always falls into the $3.99 price point with the $2.99 price point trailing a distant second. As with last week the $2.99 price point again has a stronger than normal showing, shipping almost a third of the amount of the $3.99 leader. 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!

  SUNDAY 020115

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THIS WEEK'S HIGHLIGHTS: Superman gets another makeover, there's a cancer in Marvel's Cosmic universe and the return of both Lady Death and Legenderry are some of this weeks highlights. Geoff Johns and Johnny Romita, Jr's run on Superman continues with a bang this week as they put Superman through a transformation that will net him new powers a new costume and a beefed up rogues gallery. All of which (and a "Big Head Flash" parallel variant) makes SUPERMAN #38 our 40% OFF Book of the Week. And speaking of DC's variants, a new month means look out for the Harley Quinn themed parallel variants that begin shipping this week for the month of February. Over at Marvel, those mirrored bookmarks we've been passing out over the last few weeks finally bear fruit as the Black Vortex storyline begins in GOTG AND X-MEN BLACK VORTEX ALPHA #1.Writer Sam Humphries and artist Ed McGuinness kick off this multi-part, multi-book cross over bringing the X-Men and the Guardians of the Galaxy together as they hunt for an ancient artifact imbued with immeasurable power. We're juicing it up this Wednesday with a 40% Off 1st Day Sale discount all day long. If you're curious about this summer's Ant Man movie then you may want to check out MARVELS ANT-MAN PRELUDE #1 (OF 2) which is the prequel to the film. And if you're still hungry for miniaturized super heroics ANT-MAN #2 also ships this week. Over at Dynamite their steam punk take on the the classic characters they currently have the rights to return with LEGENDERRY VAMPIRELLA #1 (OF 5). This first of several single character spotlights on the Legenderry universe sees Vampirella returning home from the epic battle in The Principality to find that her Scarlet Club has been closed, and powerful forces are conspiring to destroy her. Future mini-series will feature Red Sonja and Green Hornet. The King series also continues with KING JUNGLE JIM #1 (OF 4), the first of several King Features characters previously unseen at Dynamite getting a chance to shine. We've polished Jungle Jim up even more with a 40% Off discount this Wednesday. Also back this week in a brand new series is the wandering queen of the former Chaos Comics Lady Death in LADY DEATH APOCALYPSE #1. While #26 of her previous series shipped two weeks ago (finally wrapping up that two year old storyline) this new series is a great jumping on point for readers. Much has changed during Lady Death's absence from the Under Realm, she's back now to reclaim her kingdom with a little help for the demon class she once ignored. Follow this new adventure at 40% Off this Wednesday. Meanwhile when Grant Morrison isn't reimagining the DC Multiverse he likes to dabble with the occasional flight of fancy at Image (remember Happy!). He back with NAMELESS #1 which tells a multi-layered yarn of the malevolent asteroid Xibalba spinning closer on a collision course with Earth as an astronomer murders his family and leaves behind a cryptic message. And that's not even the weird part but you can find out just how odd it all gets at 40% Off this Wednesday.

NAMELESS #1

  KIDZ CORNER BOOK OF THE WEEK
 
SIMPSONS ILLUSTRATED #15
BONGO COMICS
(W/A) Matt Groening (CA) Jason Ho & Various
The Simpson family embarks on a globetrotting adventure that not only takes them around the world but, literally, into orbit around the Earth with everybody's favorite, eternally optimistic, moonraking megalomaniac, Hank Scorpio!
MSRP: $3.99   YOU PAY: $2.39  

  THIS WEEKS STORE SALES
 
40% OFF40% OFF

 SUPERMAN #38
 

SAVE 40% ($11.97) ON THESE 7 TITLES 0N 020415!     
 40% OFF these "MAGNIFICENT 7" titles on 020415  MSRP  -40%  YOU PAY 
 ALL NEW CAPTAIN AMERICA FEAR HIM #1 (OF 4)  $     3.99  $         1.60  $       2.39
 CLUSTER #1  $     3.99  $         1.60  $       2.39
 GOTG AND X-MEN BLACK VORTEX ALPHA #1 BV  $     4.99  $         2.00  $       2.99
 KING JUNGLE JIM #1 (OF 4)  $     3.99  $         1.60  $       2.39
 LADY DEATH APOCALYPSE #1 (MR)  $     4.99  $         2.00  $       2.99
 NAMELESS #1 (MR)  $     2.99  $         1.20  $       1.79
 SUPERMAN #38  $     4.99  $         2.00  $       2.99
1ST DAY SALE TOTALS:  $29.93  $    11.97  $   17.96

"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 FEBRUARY 2015: AFRICAN AMERICAN COMICS
   
BLACK HISTORY MONTH is here and Alternate Reality is saluting the month by taking our entire stock of Trade Paperbacks featuring AFRICAN AMERICAN CHARACTERS are all discounted...
25% OFF ALL MONTH LONG!

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235 NEW & RETURNING COMICS ARRIVE THIS WEEK
15% OFF ALL OF THE NEW COMICS BELOW, EVERYDAY THIS WEEK (020415-021015) FOR EVERYONE!
 1) NEW DC COMICS-30  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ACTION COMICS #39  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
ACTION COMICS #39 HARLEY QUINN VAR ED  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
AMERICAN VAMPIRE SECOND CYCLE #6 (MR)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
AQUAMAN AND THE OTHERS #10  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
BATMAN 66 #19  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
BATMAN ETERNAL #44  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
DEATHSTROKE #1 2ND PTG  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
DETECTIVE COMICS #39  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
DETECTIVE COMICS #39 COMBO PACK  $     4.99  $    0.75  $       4.24
DETECTIVE COMICS #39 HARLEY QUINN VAR ED  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
EARTH 2 #31  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
EARTH 2 WORLDS END #18  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
FLASH SEASON ZERO #5  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
GRAYSON #7  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
GRAYSON #7 HARLEY QUINN VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
GREEN ARROW #39  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
GREEN LANTERN #39  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
GREEN LANTERN #39 COMBO PACK  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
GREEN LANTERN #39 HARLEY QUINN VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
HINTERKIND #15 (MR)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
INJUSTICE GODS AMONG US YEAR THREE #8  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
LOBO #5  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
LOONEY TUNES #223  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
NAMES #6 (OF 9) (MR)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
NEW 52 FUTURES END #40 (WEEKLY)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
SUPERMAN #38  $     4.99  $    0.75  $       4.24
SUPERMAN #38 COMBO PACK  $     5.99  $    0.90  $       5.09
SUPERMAN #38 FLASH 75 VAR ED  $     4.99  $    0.75  $       4.24
SWAMP THING #39  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
WOLF MOON #3 (OF 6) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
NEW DC COMICS TOTALS:  $ 104.70  $  15.71  $    89.00
     
 2) NEW IMAGE COMICS-26  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
BIRTHRIGHT #5  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
COWL #8 (MR)  $     3.50  $    0.53  $       2.98
DEAD AT 17 BLASPHEMY THRONE #6 (OF 7)  $     3.50  $    0.53  $       2.98
EAST OF WEST #17  $     3.50  $    0.53  $       2.98
EGOS #5  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
HUMANS #4 (MR)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
NAILBITER #10 (MR)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
NAMELESS #1 (MR)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
ODDLY NORMAL #5 CVR A FRAMPTON  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
ODDLY NORMAL #5 CVR B JONES  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
POSTAL #1 CVR A SEJIC  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
POSTAL #1 CVR B GOODHART  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
RAT GOD #1 (OF 5)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
SAGA #25 (MR)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
SHELTERED #14 (MR)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
SINERGY #4 CVR A OEMING (MR)  $     3.50  $    0.53  $       2.98
SINERGY #4 CVR B RIOS (MR)  $     3.50  $    0.53  $       2.98
SPAWN #250 CVR A MCFARLANE  $     5.99  $    0.90  $       5.09
SPAWN #250 CVR B CAPULLO  $     5.99  $    0.90  $       5.09
SPAWN #250 CVR C YOUNG  $     5.99  $    0.90  $       5.09
SPAWN #250 CVR D JOCK  $     5.99  $    0.90  $       5.09
SPAWN #250 CVR E MURPHY  $     5.99  $    0.90  $       5.09
SPAWN #250 CVR F TAN  $     5.99  $    0.90  $       5.09
STRAY BULLETS SUNSHINE & ROSES #1 (MR)  $     3.50  $    0.53  $       2.98
VELVET #9 (MR)  $     3.50  $    0.53  $       2.98
WYTCHES #4 (MR)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
NEW IMAGE COMICS TOTALS:  $ 102.31  $  15.35  $    86.96
     
 3) NEW MARVEL COMICS-24  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ALL NEW CAPTAIN AMERICA FEAR HIM #1 (OF 4)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
ANGELA ASGARDS ASSASSIN #3  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
ANT-MAN #2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
AVENGERS #41 TRO  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE #2 (OF 5) 4TH PTG VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
GOTG AND X-MEN BLACK VORTEX ALPHA #1 BV  $     4.99  $    0.75  $       4.24
HAWKEYE #21  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
HULK #11  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
MARVELS ANT-MAN PRELUDE #1 (OF 2)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
MIRACLEMAN #15 (MR)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $       4.24
MIRACLEMAN #15 SALE VAR (MR)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $       4.24
MIRACLEMAN #15 SIENKIEWICZ VAR (MR)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $       4.24
MS MARVEL #11  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
OPERATION SIN #2 (OF 5)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
PUNISHER #15  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
RETURN OF LIVING DEADPOOL #1 (OF 4)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
SPIDER-WOMAN #2 2ND PTG LAND VAR SV   $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
STAR WARS #2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
SUPERIOR IRON MAN #2 2ND PTG CHOI VAR AXIS   $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
THANOS VS HULK #1 (OF 4) 2ND PTG STARLIN VAR   $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
THOR #1 4TH PTG DAUTERMAN VAR   $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
UNITED STATES OF MURDER INC #6 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
WOLVERINES #5  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
 NEW MARVEL COMICS TOTALS:  $   97.76  $  14.66  $    83.10
     
 4) NEW DYNAMITE COMICS-22  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
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BSG DEATH OF APOLLO #3 (OF 6) CVR C RAMONDELLI VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
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DJANGO ZORRO #3 (OF 6) CVR C MAYHEW EXC SUB VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
GAME OF THRONES #24 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
KING JUNGLE JIM #1 (OF 4)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
LADY DEMON #2 CVR A CHIN MAIN  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
LADY DEMON #2 CVR B POULAT BOMBSHELL VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
LADY DEMON #2 CVR C MAYHEW EXC SUB VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
LEGENDERRY VAMPIRELLA #1 (OF 5)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
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NEW VAMPIRELLA #9 CVR B FRISON VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
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SHAFT #3 CVR A COWAN MAIN (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
SHAFT #3 CVR B FRANCAVILLA VAR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
SHAFT #3 CVR C GREENE EXC SUBSCRIPTION VAR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
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 5) NEW AVATAR COMICS-14  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
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CROSSED BADLANDS #71 FATAL FANTASY CVR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
CROSSED BADLANDS #71 TORTURE CVR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
CROSSED BADLANDS #71 WRAP CVR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
GOD IS DEAD #28 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
GOD IS DEAD #28 CARNAGE WRAP CVR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
GOD IS DEAD #28 ENCHANTING CVR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
GOD IS DEAD #28 END OF DAYS CVR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
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 NEW INDEPENDENT COMICS-64  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ANGEL & FAITH SEASON 10 #11 MAIN CVR  $     3.50  $    0.53  $       2.98
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ANNIHILATOR #5 (OF 6)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
BRAINSTORM #6 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
BUNKER #9 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
CLUSTER #1 MAIN CVRS (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
DAWN OF PLANET OF APES #3  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
DUNGEONS & DRAGONS LEGENDS O/BALDURS GATE #4  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
ENORMOUS #6 CVR A CHEGGOUR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
ENORMOUS #6 CVR B LORIMER  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK #3 MAIN CVRS  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
FEATHERS #2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
FICTION SQUAD #5 (OF 6)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
GARFIELD #34 NINE LIVES PT 2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
GFT GRIMM FAIRY TALES #107 A CVR CHEN (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
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GFT TALES OF TERROR #7 A CVR ORTIZ & DI NAPOLI (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
GFT TALES OF TERROR #7 B CVR REYES & SCHAFFER (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
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GFT WHITE QUEEN #1 A CVR CHEN (AOFD) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
GFT WHITE QUEEN #1 B CVR CAFARO (AOFD) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
GFT WHITE QUEEN #1 C CVR CALDWELL (AOFD) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
GHOST #12  $     2.99  $    0.45  $       2.54
GHOST FLEET #4  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
GI JOE (2014) #5  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
GI JOE (2014) #5 SUB VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
GOON ONCE UPON A HARD TIME #1  $     3.50  $    0.53  $       2.98
HELLBOY AND THE BPRD #3 (OF 5) 1952  $     3.50  $    0.53  $       2.98
HOLLYWOOD ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE #2 (OF 2) A CVR   $     5.99  $    0.90  $       5.09
HOLLYWOOD ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE #2 (OF 2) B CVR  $     5.99  $    0.90  $       5.09
HOLLYWOOD ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE #2 (OF 2) C CVR  $     5.99  $    0.90  $       5.09
IMPERIUM #1 CVR A ALLEN (NEXT)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
IMPERIUM #1 CVR B ALLEN (NEXT)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
IMPERIUM #1 CVR C ALLEN (NEXT)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
IMPERIUM #1 CVR D BLANK CVR (NEXT)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
LADY KILLER #2  $     3.50  $    0.53  $       2.98
LADY MECHANIKA #0 & #1 COLLECTED ED (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
MEGA MAN #45 BOX ART VAR CVR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
MEGA MAN #45 REG CVR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
NEW ZODIAX #1 (OF 4)  $     3.50  $    0.53  $       2.98
PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR #3 (OF 4)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
PLANET GIGANTIC #4 (OF 4)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
ROBOCOP 2014 #8 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
SHERLOCK HOLMES STEAM DETECTIVE #1  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
SIMPSONS ILLUSTRATED #15  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
SIXTH GUN DAYS OF THE DEAD #5 (OF 5)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
SKYLANDERS #6  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
SKYLANDERS #6 SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
SONIC UNIVERSE #72 MATCH MAKER VAR CVR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
SONIC UNIVERSE #72 REG CVR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
STEVEN UNIVERSE #7 MAIN CVRS  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
TMNT NEW ANIMATED ADVENTURES #19 SUB VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
TOWER CHRONICLES DREADSTALKER #7  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
TOWN CALLED DRAGON #5 (OF 5)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $       4.24
TRANSFORMERS MTMTE #37 DAYS OF DECEPTION  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
TRANSFORMERS MTMTE #37 SUB VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
VICTORIAN SECRET STEAMPUNK ANGELS 2014 #2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
WOODS #10  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
X-O MANOWAR #33 CVR A SAUVAGE  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
X-O MANOWAR #33 CVR B LEE  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
ZOMBIE TRAMP ONGOING #7 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $       3.39
ZOMBIE TRAMP ONGOING #7 MENDOZA VARIANT (MR)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $       4.24
ZOMBIE TRAMP ONGOING #7 RISQUE CVR (MR)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $       4.24
 $ 260.42  $  39.06  $  221.36
     
 NEW  VARIANT COMICS-35  
ACTION COMICS #39 VAR ED  TBA 
ANGELA ASGARDS ASSASSIN #3 LAFUENTE VAR ED  TBA 
ANT-MAN #2 DARROW VAR ED  TBA 
ANT-MAN #2 MOVIE VAR ED  TBA 
CLUSTER #1 10 YEAR HAIRSINE VAR ED  TBA 
CLUSTER #1 SHALVEY VAR ED  TBA 
CROSSED BADLANDS #71 RED CROSSED VAR ED  TBA 
DETECTIVE COMICS #39 VAR ED  TBA 
DJANGO ZORRO #3 (OF 6) FRANCAVILLA VIRGIN VAR ED  TBA 
DOCTOR WHO 10TH #1 NYCC EXC VAR ED  TBA 
DOCTOR WHO 12TH #1 NYCC EXC VAR ED  TBA 
GOD IS DEAD #28 GILDED VAR ED  TBA 
GOTG & X-MEN BLACK VORTEX ALPHA #1 COSMICALLY VAR ED  TBA 
GOTG & X-MEN BLACK VORTEX ALPHA #1 LOZANO VAR ED  TBA 
IMPERIUM #1 CVR E  VAL NEXT HAIRSINE & MULLER VAR ED  TBA 
IMPERIUM #1 CVR F CHAR DESIGN BRAITHWAITE VAR ED  TBA 
KING JUNGLE JIM #1 (OF 4) COOKE B&W VAR ED  TBA 
KING JUNGLE JIM #1 (OF 4) RARE LIEFELD VIRGIN VAR ED  TBA 
LADY DEATH APOCALYPSE #1 ART DECO VAR ED  TBA 
LADY DEMON #2 CHIN B&W VAR ED  TBA 
LADY DEMON #2 RARE MAYHEW VIRGIN VAR ED  TBA 
LADY MECHANIKA #0 & #1 COLLECTED ED BENITEZ VAR ED  TBA 
LEGENDERRY VAMPIRELLA #1 (OF 5) DAVILA VAR ED  TBA 
POSTAL #1 SEJIC VAR ED  TBA 
RETURN OF LIVING DEADPOOL #1 STEGMAN VAR ED  TBA 
SHAFT #3 COWAN B&W VAR ED  TBA 
SHAFT #3 GREENE B&W VAR ED  TBA 
SPAWN #250 JOCK B&W VAR ED  TBA 
SPAWN #250 CAPULLO B&WVAR ED  TBA 
STAR WARS #2 CHAYKIN VAR ED  TBA 
STAR WARS #2 YU VAR ED  TBA 
SUPERMAN #38 VAR ED  TBA 
TRANSFORMERS MORE THAN MEETS EYE #37 VAR ED  TBA 
UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #2 QUINONES VAR ED  TBA 
UNITED STATES OF MURDER INC #6 MACK VAR ED  TBA 
 
 REORDER COMICS-20  MSRP 
DOCTOR WHO 12TH #3 REG  $     3.99
GOON OCCASION OF REVENGE #2 (OF 4)  $     3.50
HAWKEYE #21  $     3.99
LEGENDARY STAR LORD #8  $     3.99
NOVA #25 AXIS  $     4.99
PEANUTS VOL 2 #19  $     3.99
PEANUTS VOL 2 #20  $     3.99
PEANUTS VOL 2 #22  $     3.99
PEANUTS VOL 2 #23  $     3.99
ROBOCOP 2014 #4 (MR)  $     3.99
ROBOCOP 2014 #5 (MR)  $     3.99
ROBOCOP 2014 #6 (MR)  $     3.99
ROBOCOP 2014 #7 (MR)  $     3.99
RUMBLE #2 (MR)  $     3.50
SHAFT #1 CVR A COWAN MAIN (MR)  $     3.99
SHAFT #1 CVR B FRANCAVILLA VAR (MR)  $     3.99
SIXTH GUN DAYS OF THE DEAD #4 (OF 5)  $     3.99
TWILIGHT ZONE S&S #1 CVR A VILANOVA  $     3.99
TWILIGHT ZONE S&S #1 CVR B FRANCAVILLA  $     3.99
X-MEN #21  $     3.99
 
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 NEW ACTION FIGURES/STATUES/MODELS-11  MSRP 
BATMAN 1966 RIDDLER BUST   $   59.99
JONNY QUEST DRAGONFLY PLASTIC MODEL KIT   $   34.99
MLP FUTURE TWILIGHT SPARKLE LTD ED VINYL STATUE  $   25.00
MLP WATCH IN AWE TRIXIE LTD ED VINYL STATUE  $   25.00
POP MARVEL X-MEN DEADPOOL VINYL FIG   $   11.99
STAR TREK KIRK BUST BANK  $   24.99
THRONE OF ATLANTIS AQUAMAN AF  $   19.95
THRONE OF ATLANTIS AQUAMAN AF  $   19.95
THRONE OF ATLANTIS BLACK MANTA AF  $   19.95
THRONE OF ATLANTIS MERA AF  $   19.95
THRONE OF ATLANTIS OCEAN MASTER AF  $   19.95
 
 REORDER ACTION FIGURES-18  MSRP 
BATMAN ARKHAM ORIGINS SER 1 BATMAN AF  $   24.95
DC COMICS DESIGNER SER 1 CAPULLO BATMAN AF  $   24.95
MARVEL SELECT ABOMINATION AF   $   24.99
MARVEL SELECT ANTI-VENOM AF   $   24.99
MARVEL SELECT CAPTAIN MARVEL AF  $   24.99
MARVEL SELECT CYCLOPS AF  $   24.99
MARVEL SELECT DEADPOOL AF  $   24.99
MARVEL SELECT DR DOOM AF  $   24.99
MARVEL SELECT GAMBIT AF  $   24.99
MARVEL SELECT GHOST RIDER AF  $   24.99
MARVEL SELECT MAGNETO AF  $   24.99
MARVEL SELECT PUNISHER AF  $   24.99
MARVEL SELECT RED HULK AF  $   24.99
MARVEL SELECT SABRETOOTH AF  $   24.99
MARVEL SELECT ULTIMATE HULK ACTION FIGURE  $   24.99
MARVEL SELECT ULTIMATE IRON MAN ACTION FIGURE  $   24.99
UNIVERSAL MONSTERS SELECT METALUNA MUTANT AF  $   24.99
UNIVERSAL MONSTERS SELECT SON OF FRANKENSTEIN AF   $   24.99
 
 NEW BOOKS & TRADES-20  MSRP 
AME COMI GIRLS TP VOL 03 EARTH IN CRISIS  $   14.99
ANYONE CAN DRAW  $   12.95
ARCHIE COMICS FAVORITES FROM THE VAULT TP  $     9.99
BATMAN ARKHAM UNHINGED TP VOL 04  $   14.99
DELINQUENTS TP  $   14.99
DISNEY DARKWING DUCK OMNIBUS TP VOL 01  $   29.99
EVERYTHING MINECRAFT  $   19.95
GOD HATES ASTRONAUTS TP VOL 02 A STAR IS BORN (MR)  $   14.99
INHUMANITY TP  $   39.99
LOVE AND ROCKETS NEW STORIES TP VOL 07 (RES)  $   14.99
MINECRAFT 2.0 ADVANCED  $   14.95
MONSTER HIGH: MEET THE MONSTERS  $   12.95
SPIDER-MAN 2099 CLASSIC TP VOL 03 FALL OF HAMMER  $   34.99
SPIDER-MAN 2099 TP VOL 01 OUT OF TIME  $   17.99
STAR TREK CITY ON THE EDGE OF FOREVER HC  $   24.99
SUPERHERO BOOK  $   24.99
SUPERMAN EARTH ONE HC VOL 03  $   22.99
SUPERMAN HC VOL 05 UNDER FIRE (N52)  $   24.99
SUPERMAN TP VOL 04 PSIWAR (N52)  $   16.99
TEEN TITANS TP VOL 05 THE TRIAL OF KID FLASH (N52)  $   17.99
 
 REORDER BOOKS & TRADES-8  MSRP 
GOTG BY ABNETT AND LANNING COMPLETE COLL TP VOL 01  $   34.99
INFINITY GAUNTLET TP  $   24.99
LENORE PINK BELLIES TP (MR)  $   17.99
LOCKE & KEY TP VOL 06 ALPHA & OMEGA  $   24.99
MARVEL AVENGERS ULTIMATE CHARACTER GUIDE HC  $   16.99
NINJAGO GN VOL 07 STONE COLD   $     6.99
POKEMON ADV BLACK & WHITE GN VOL 02   $     9.99
STAR TREK TNG DOCTOR WHO ASSIMILATION TP VOL 02  $   17.99
 
 NEW GAMES-7  MSRP 
DC HEROCLIX JUSTICE LEAGUE TRINITY WAR GRAVITY FEED   $     2.99
ELDRITCH HORROR BOARD GAME  $   59.99
KING OF TOKYO BOARD GAME  $   39.99
MTG: FATE REFORGED BOOSTER DISPLAY  $ 109.95
MTG: FATE REFORGED BOOSTER PACK  $     3.99
MTG: FATE REFORGED FAT PACK   $   39.99
MTG: FATE REFORGED POWER & PROFIT CLASH PACK  $   29.99
 
 REORDER GAMES-1  MSRP 
MUNCHKIN BOXED SET  $   24.99
 
 NEW MAGAZINES-16  MSRP 
AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE MAGAZINE #4  $     4.99
BACK ISSUE #78   $     8.95
BASS PLAYER 0215  $     5.99
BIZARRE #223  $   10.50
CEMETARY DANCE #72  $     9.95
CHICAGO BULLS 2014/15 YEARBOOK  $   10.00
DOCTOR WHO #481   $   11.99
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY #1347  $     4.99
FILMFAX #139  $     9.95
GQ 0215  $     5.99
HORRORHOUND #51  $     6.99
JUNIOR BASEBALL 0215  $     4.99
RANGER RICK 0215  $     4.99
RECORD COLLECTOR #435  $   10.99
TOTAL FILM #228  $     9.99
VOGUE 0215  $     4.99
 
 NEW SUPPLIES-2  MSRP 
ULTRA PRO PLASTIC CARD SORTING TRAY-GLOSS BLACK  $   14.99
PRO TECH PLASTIC CARD SORTING TRAY-MATTE BLACK  $   14.99
 
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 BOOKS & TRADES    
Aliens Minimates Series 1 Asst.  4/29/2015 2/25/2015
Batman Black & White Statue by Bolland 2nd Ed. 6/24/2015 2/4/2015
Batman Black & White Statue by Risso 2nd Ed. 6/24/2015 2/4/2015
Batman Black & White Statue by Sale 2nd Ed. 6/24/2015 2/4/2015
DC Comics Super Villains: Harley Quinn 2nd Ed. Bust 1/28/2015 2/4/2015
Ghostbusters: Burnt Stay Puft Bank 6/24/2015 3/4/2015
Jay & Silent Bob: Buddy Christ Bank  6/24/2015 3/4/2015
Power Rangers Legacy: White Ranger Saba Sword   6/24/2015 3/4/2015
Red Lantern 1:1 Scale Power Battery Prop w/Ring 1/21/2015 2/4/2015
Star Trek Select: Worf AF  3/25/2015 2/25/2015
Throne of Atlantis: Aquaman AF 1/28/2015 2/4/2015
Throne of Atlantis: Black Manta AF 1/28/2015 2/4/2015
Throne of Atlantis: Mera AF 1/28/2015 2/4/2015
Throne of Atlantis: Ocean Master AF 1/28/2015 2/4/2015
DC Comics Variant Play Arts ~KAI~ Harley Quinn AF 3/25/2015 3/4/2015
DC Comics Variant Play Arts ~KAI~ Joker AF  3/25/2015 3/4/2015
   
 BOOKS & TRADES    
Absolute Transmetropolitan HC Vol. 1 (MR) 4/22/2015 6/10/2015
Absolute Y: The Last Man HC Vol. 1 (MR) 6/17/2015 7/1/2015
Flash: A Celebration of 75 Years HC 3/11/2015 3/25/2015
Morning Glories TP Vol. 8 2/11/2015 2/18/2015
Robin, The Boy Wonder: A Celebration of 75 Years HC 4/1/2015 4/22/2015
Sculptor HC GN (MR) 2/4/2015 2/11/2015
Sculptor HC GN PX McCloud Sgn. Bookplate Ed. (MR) 2/4/2015 2/18/2015
Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman TP Vol. 1 3/18/2015 3/25/2015
SHAZAM!: A Celebration of 75 Years HC 3/18/2015 4/1/2015
Star Trek: City on the Edge of Forever HC 1/28/2015 2/4/2015
   
 COMICS    
Batman '66 #19 1/28/2015 2/4/2015
Guardians Team-Up #1 Reg./Vars. 2/11/2015 3/4/2015
Guardians Team-Up #2 2/25/2015 3/11/2015
Guardians Team-Up #3 BV Reg./Vars. 3/11/2015 3/18/2015
Injustice: Gods Among Us Year Three #8 1/28/2015 2/4/2015
Injustice: Gods Among Us Year Three #9 2/4/2015 2/11/2015
Justice League 3000 #14 2/4/2015 2/11/2015
Powers #2 (MR) Reg./Vars. 2/18/2015 3/4/2015
Powers #3 (MR) Reg./Vars. 2/25/2015 4/1/2015
Powers #4 (MR)' 3/25/2015 4/29/2015
Scarlet #8 (MR) 2/11/2015 3/11/2015
Scarlet #9 (MR)' 3/11/2015 4/22/2015
Secret Six #2 Reg./Var. 2/4/2015 2/11/2015
   
 GAMES    
DC HeroClix: Justice League Trinity War Booster Brick 2/4/2015 2/18/2015
   
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