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WEDNESDAY
May 11th 2016
(IT'S OUR 1138th REALITY ALTERING WEEK)

IT'S OUR BOOK OF THE WEEK AND IT'S
40% OFF ALL WEEK LONG!

BATMAN #52

DC COMICS
(W) James Tynion IV
 (A) Rafael Albuquerque
(CA) Greg Capullo, Danny Miki

COVER PRICE: $3.99 each
YOU PAY: $2.39 each
051116-051716
 While supplies last!
Echoes from Batman's past ripple out into Gotham City's future...

TOP TEN TITLES

BASED THIS WEEKS ORDERING

  1) BATMAN #52
  2) BLACK PANTHER #2
  3) ALL NEW ALL DIFFERENT
  4) AVENGERS #9 ASO
  5) DARTH VADER #20
  6) ALL NEW X-MEN #9 AW
  7) ULTIMATES #7 RCW2
  8) DEADPOOL #11
  9) GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #8
10) BATMAN TEENAGE MUTANT
      NINJA TURTLES #6 (OF 6)

11 FIRST ISSUES

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4001 A.D. X-O MANOWAR #1
ADVENTURES OF SUPERGIRL #1
ALAN DRACON #1
BACK TO THE FUTURE CITIZEN BROWN #1 (OF 5)
FORGIVE ME FATHER #1 (OF 3)
FRONTLINES REQUIEM #1 (OF 4)
KAIJUMAX SEASON 2 #1
PENNY DREADFUL #1 (OF 5)
SATELLITE FALLING #1
STARGATE ATLANTIS BACK TO
   PEGASUS #1
UNLEASH #1 (OF 4)

12 LAST ISSUES

THE FINAL LAP FOR THESE TITLES

ACTION COMICS #52 (FINAL DAYS)
AWAKE #5
BATMAN #52
BATMAN TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA
   TURTLES #6 (OF 6)
CATWOMAN #52
GOTHAM ACADEMY #18
HOUSE OF MONTRESOR #4 (OF 4)
JUPITERS CIRCLE VOL 2 #6 (OF 6)
NEW ROMANCER #6 (OF 6) (MR)
PACIFIC RIM TALES FROM THE
   DRIFT #4
REINCARNATION MAN #4 (OF 4)
STARFIRE #12

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  CRUNCHING THIS WEEKS NUMBERS

We order 99.9% of the comics PREVIEWS solicits. Keep that in mind as you read the numbers below; they not only break down our shipping week, but they're also a good representation of this week in comics nationwide. The list below ranks this weeks TOP TEN shippers by the number of SKU's sent out this week. In the case of a tie, the shipper with the higher cumulative MSRP COST is given preferential poll position in the rankings.

 051116 RANKINGS # SHIPPING   COVER PRICE  15% OFF  YOU PAY 
  1) MARVEL 21  $             88.79  $     13.32  $     75.47
  2) DC 21  $             76.79  $     11.52  $     65.27
  3) IDW 19  $             80.81  $     12.12  $     68.69
  4) TITAN 19  $             75.81  $     11.37  $     64.44
  5) IMAGE 16  $             64.35  $       9.65  $     54.70
  6) AVATAR 10  $             39.90  $       5.99  $     33.92
  7) BOOM! 7  $             27.93  $       4.19  $     23.74
  8) VALIANT 7  $             27.93  $       4.19  $     23.74
  9) ZENESCOPE 6  $             23.94  $       3.59  $     20.35
10) ACTION LAB 5  $             20.95  $       3.14  $     17.81
       INDY COMICS 30  $           123.17  $     18.48  $   104.69
TOTALS: 161  $       650.37  $   97.56  $ 552.81
NEW COMICS COST HOW MUCH?!?:  Here's the price point breakdown for the Week of 05/11/16. This coming week, there are 16 NEW COMICS shipping with SEVEN price points ranging from $2.99 to $8.95. The largest concentration of books, as always, falls into the $3.99 price point with all other price points trailing far off into the back. 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!
 051116 PRICE POINTS # SHIPPING   COVER PRICE  15% OFF  YOU PAY 
$2.99 17  $             50.83  $       7.62  $     43.21
$3.50 2  $                7.00  $       1.05  $       5.95
$3.99 127  $           506.73  $     76.01  $   430.72
$4.99 11  $             54.89  $       8.23  $     46.66
$5.99 1  $                5.99  $       0.90  $       5.09
$7.99 2  $             15.98  $       2.40  $     13.58
$8.95 1  $                8.95  $       1.34  $       7.61
TOTALS: 161  $       650.37  $   97.56  $ 552.81
  THIS WEEKS STORE SALES
OUR BOOK OF THE WEEK
BATMAN #52
DC COMICS
(W) James TynionIV (A) Rafael Albuquerque (CA) Greg Capullo, Danny Miki
Echoes from Batman's past ripple out into Gotham City's future...
COVER PRICE:  $3.99
ALL WEEK LONG YOU PAY:  $2.39
OUR KIDS BOOK OF THE WEEK
PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR ELITEST OF ELITE #3 (OF 4)
TITAN COMICS
(W) Cavan Scott (A) Lucas Ferreyra
The North Wind (the super-spy animal organization) have gone missing and it's up to the Penguins to find them. But will their search bring danger into the Penguins' lives?
COVER PRICE:  $3.99
ALL WEEK LONG YOU PAY:  $2.39

SAVE ALMOST $14.00 ON THESE  BOOKS!
 40% OFF ALL WEEK LONG  COVER PRICE  YOU SAVE  YOU PAY 
 BATMAN #52  $                  3.99  $       1.60  $         2.39
 PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR ELITEST OF ELITE #3  $                  3.99  $       1.60  $         2.39
     
 25% OFF these 11 1st Issues on 051116  COVER PRICE  YOU SAVE  YOU PAY 
 4001 A.D. X-O MANOWAR #1  $                  3.99  $       1.00  $         2.99
 ADVENTURES OF SUPERGIRL #1  $                  2.99  $       0.75  $         2.24
 ALAN DRACON #1  $                  3.99  $       1.00  $         2.99
 BACK TO THE FUTURE CITIZEN BROWN #1 (OF 5)  $                  4.99  $       1.25  $         3.74
 FORGIVE ME FATHER #1 (OF 3)  $                  3.99  $       1.00  $         2.99
 FRONTLINES REQUIEM #1 (OF 4)   $                  2.99  $       0.75  $         2.24
 KAIJUMAX SEASON 2 #1  $                  3.99  $       1.00  $         2.99
 PENNY DREADFUL #1 (OF 5)   $                  3.99  $       1.00  $         2.99
 SATELLITE FALLING #1  $                  3.99  $       1.00  $         2.99
 STARGATE ATLANTIS BACK TO PEGASUS #1  $                  3.99  $       1.00  $         2.99
 UNLEASH #1 (OF 4) (MR)   $                  3.99  $       1.00  $         2.99
 $              50.87  $     13.91  $     36.96

"1st DAY SALE" prices are good only for the date listed, only for one copy of each item and only while supplies last. FIRST ISSUE Titles in orange originally shipped on the date indicated next to the title. This Wednesday you can pick them up again for 40% OFF all day long! 

HERO OF THE MONTH SALE MAY 2016: X-MEN
  X-MEN MONTH at Alternate Reality begins May 1st and our entire stock of X-MEN Trade Paperbacks are all discounted...
25% OFF ALL MONTH LONG!
 

Also save this month on...

050716
175 NEW & RETURNING COMICS ARRIVE THIS WEEK
15% OFF ALL OF THE NEW COMICS BELOW, EVERYDAY THIS WEEK (051116-051716) FOR EVERYONE!
 1) NEW MARVEL COMICS-41  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
AGENTS OF SHIELD #5 ASO  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ALL NEW ALL DIFFERENT AVENGERS #9 ASO  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ALL NEW X-MEN #9 AW  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
BLACK PANTHER #1 STELFREEZE 2ND PTG VAR  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
BLACK PANTHER #2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DARK TOWER DRAWING OF THREE BITTER MEDICINE #2 (OF 5) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DARTH VADER #20  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
DEADPOOL #11  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DOCTOR STRANGE #6 BACHALO 2ND PTG VAR  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
EMPRESS #1 (OF 7) IMMONEN 2ND PTG VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #8  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GUARDIANS OF INFINITY #6  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
GWENPOOL #2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ILLUMINATI #7  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
POWERS #6 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SILK #8 SWO  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ULTIMATES #7 RCW2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
UNCANNY INHUMANS #8  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
VENOM SPACE KNIGHT #7  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
VISION #7  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WEB WARRIORS #7  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW MARVEL COMICS TOTALS:  $   88.79  $  13.32  $    75.47
     
 2) NEW DC COMICS-21  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ACTION COMICS #52 (FINAL DAYS)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ACTION COMICS #52 VAR ED (FINAL DAYS)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ADVENTURES OF SUPERGIRL #1  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
BATMAN #52  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BATMAN #52 VAR ED  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BATMAN TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #6 (OF 6)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CATWOMAN #52  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
CATWOMAN #52 VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
CONSTANTINE THE HELLBLAZER #12  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
DARK AND BLOODY #4 (OF 6) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS #12  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
EARTH 2 SOCIETY #12  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
GOTHAM ACADEMY #18  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
GREEN LANTERN CORPS EDGE OF OBLIVION #5 (OF 6)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
HARLEY QUINN AND HER GANG OF HARLEYS #2 (OF 6)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
LEGENDS OF TOMORROW #3  $     7.99  $    1.20  $      6.79
NEW ROMANCER #6 (OF 6) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
RED HOOD ARSENAL #12  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
SCOOBY DOO WHERE ARE YOU #69  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
STARFIRE #12  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
SWAMP THING #5 (OF 6)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
NEW DC COMICS TOTALS:  $   76.79  $  11.52  $    65.27
     
 3) NEW IDW COMICS-19  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
BACK TO THE FUTURE CITIZEN BROWN #1 (OF 5)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
BACK TO THE FUTURE CITIZEN BROWN #1 (OF 5) SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
DONALD DUCK #13  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DONALD DUCK #13 SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MAXX MAXXIMIZED #31  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MAXX MAXXIMIZED #31 SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MICKEY MOUSE #12  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MICKEY MOUSE #12 SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #42  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #42 SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
POPEYE CLASSICS ONGOING #46  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
ROCKETEER AT WAR #3 (OF 4)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
ROCKETEER AT WAR #3 (OF 4) SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
SATELLITE FALLING #1  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SATELLITE FALLING #1 SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STAR TREK ONGOING #57  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STAR TREK ONGOING #57 SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TMNT ONGOING #58  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TMNT ONGOING #58 SUBSCRIPTION VAR   $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW IDW COMICS TOTALS:  $   80.81  $  12.12  $    68.69
     
 4) NEW TITAN COMICS-19  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ASSASSINS CREED #8 CVR A CALERO (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ASSASSINS CREED #8 CVR B EDWARDS (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ASSASSINS CREED #8 CVR C ANWAR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DOCTOR WHO 12TH YEAR TWO #5 CVR A MYERS  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DOCTOR WHO 12TH YEAR TWO #5 CVR B PHOTO  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DOCTOR WHO 12TH YEAR TWO #5 CVR C MYERS  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DOCTOR WHO 12TH YEAR TWO #5 CVR D 10 COPY INCV  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
HEROES GODSEND #3 (OF 5) CVR A MARTINEZ  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
HEROES GODSEND #3 (OF 5) CVR B MELO  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR ELITEST OF ELITE #3 (OF 4) CVR A  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR ELITEST OF ELITE #3 (OF 4) CVR B  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PENNY DREADFUL #1 (OF 5) CVR A MARCH  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PENNY DREADFUL #1 (OF 5) CVR B TEMPLESMITH  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PENNY DREADFUL #1 (OF 5) CVR C DE MARTINIS  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PENNY DREADFUL #1 (OF 5) CVR D PHOTO  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PENNY DREADFUL #1 (OF 5) CVR E PHOTO  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PENNY DREADFUL #1 (OF 5) CVR F BLANK SKETCH  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SAMURAI #3 (OF 8) CVR A GENET  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SAMURAI #3 (OF 8) CVR B MACK  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW TITAN COMICS TOTALS:  $   75.81  $  11.37  $    64.44
     
 5) NEW IMAGE COMICS-16  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
DISCIPLINE #1 2ND PTG (MR)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
DISCIPLINE #2 2ND PTG (MR)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
FASTER THAN LIGHT #6  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
FIX #1 2ND PTG (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
FIX #2 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GRIZZLY SHARK #2 GRIZZLY SHARK RETURNS (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ISLAND #7 (RES)  $     7.99  $    1.20  $      6.79
JUPITERS CIRCLE VOL 2 #6 (OF 6) CVR A SIENKIEWICZ (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
JUPITERS CIRCLE VOL 2 #6 (OF 6) CVR C TORRES (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MONSTRESS #4 2ND PTG (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PENCIL HEAD #4 (OF 5) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PROPHET EARTH WAR #4 (OF 6) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SHUTTER #21 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SOUTHERN BASTARDS #14 (MR)  $     3.50  $    0.53  $      2.98
THINK TANK CREATIVE DESTRUCTION #2 CVR A EKEDAL  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
THINK TANK CREATIVE DESTRUCTION #2 CVR B EKEDAL  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW IMAGE COMICS TOTALS:  $   64.35  $    9.65  $    54.70
     
 6) NEW AVATAR COMICS-10  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
CROSSED BADLANDS #97 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CROSSED BADLANDS #97 C DAY WORLDWIDE CVR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CROSSED BADLANDS #97 TORTURE CVR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CROSSED BADLANDS #97 WRAP CVR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CROSSED PLUS 100 #15 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CROSSED PLUS 100 #15 AMERICAN HISTORY X WRAP CVR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CROSSED PLUS 100 #15 CROSSED WIRES CVR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CROSSED PLUS 100 #15 DISASTERED CVR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CROSSED PLUS 100 #15 HORRIFIC HOMAGE CVR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CROSSED PLUS 100 #15 WISHFUL FICTION CVR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
 NEW AVATAR COMICS TOTALS:  $   39.90  $    5.99  $    33.92
     
 7) NEW BOOM! COMICS-7  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ADVENTURE TIME #52   $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ADVENTURE TIME #52 SUBSCRIPTION BUTLER VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BAKER STREET PECULIARS #3  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA #24  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GEORGE PEREZ SIRENS #5 MAIN WRAPAROUND CVR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
KENNEL BLOCK BLUES #4  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #3 MAIN CVR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW BOOM! COMICS TOTALS:  $   27.93  $    4.19  $    23.74
     
 8) NEW VALIANT COMICS-7  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
4001 A.D. X-O MANOWAR #1 CVR A CAFU  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
4001 A.D. X-O MANOWAR #1 CVR B JIMENEZ  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
A&A #3 CVR A LAFUENTE  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
A&A #3 CVR B KANO  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
A&A #3 CVR C GALLAGHER  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NINJAK #15 CVR A CHOI  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NINJAK #15 CVR B BERNARD  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
 NEW VALIANT COMICS TOTALS:  $   27.93  $    4.19  $    23.74
     
 9) NEW ZENESCOPE COMICS-6  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
GFT GRIMM FAIRY TALES #122 A CVR RICHARDSON (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GFT GRIMM FAIRY TALES #122 B CVR REI (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GFT GRIMM FAIRY TALES #122 C CVR DOONEY (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GFT GRIMM TALES OF TERROR VOL 2 #8 A CVR ERIC J (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GFT GRIMM TALES OF TERROR VOL 2 #8 B CVR WATSON (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GFT GRIMM TALES OF TERROR VOL 2 #8 C CVR SANAPO (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
 NEW ZENESCOPE COMICS TOTALS:  $   23.94  $    3.59  $    20.35
     
 10) NEW SCTION LAB COMICS-5  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ACTIONVERSE #5 FEAT STRAY CVR A IZAAAKSE & LOPES  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ACTIONVERSE #5 FEAT STRAY CVR B FRENZ  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
AWAKE #5  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
HOUSE OF MONTRESOR #4 (OF 4)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NUTMEG #9  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
 NEW ACTION LAB COMICS TOTALS:  $   20.95  $    3.14  $    17.81
     
 NEW INDEPENDENT COMICS-30  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ABE SAPIEN #33  $     3.50  $    0.53  $      2.98
ALAN DRACON #1 (OF 6)   $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
AMERICAN MONSTER #3 (MR)   $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ARCHIE #8 CVR A REG VERONICA FISH  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ARCHIE #8 CVR B VAR ANTON EMDIN  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ARCHIE #8 CVR C VAR FAITH ERIN HICKS  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BADGER #4 (OF 5) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DEJAH THORIS #4 CVR A NEN  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
FORGIVE ME FATHER #1 (OF 3) REG CVR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
FRONTLINES REQUIEM #1 (OF 4)   $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
HARROW COUNTY #12  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
HOUSE OF PENANCE #2 (OF 6)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
INK BRICK #2 (MR)  $     8.95  $    1.34  $      7.61
JACKPOT #2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
KAIJUMAX SEASON 2 #1  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
KNIGHTS OF THE DINNER TABLE #231  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
MASSIVE NINTH WAVE #6  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PACIFIC RIM TALES FROM THE DRIFT #4  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PROJECT NEMESIS #5 (OF 6) REG CVR FRANK  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
REINCARNATION MAN #4 (OF 4)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
SABER RIDER & THE STAR SHERIFFS #3 (OF 5)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #281 REG CVR A HESSE  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #281 VAR CVR B DIANA SKELLY  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SPONGEBOB COMICS #56  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STARGATE ATLANTIS BACK TO PEGASUS #1 BLANK SKETCH  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STARGATE ATLANTIS BACK TO PEGASUS #1 MAIN CVR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STARGATE ATLANTIS BACK TO PEGASUS #1 PHOTO CVR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STARGATE ATLANTIS BACK TO PEGASUS #1 WRAP SUB VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TRAIN CALLED LOVE #8 (OF 10) CVR A BRAUN (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
UNLEASH #1 (OF 4) (MR)   $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW INDY COMICS TOTALS:  $ 123.17  $  18.48  $  104.69
 REORDER COMICS-14  MSRP 
ACTION LAB DOG OF WONDER #1 CVR A HIGGINS & BRANDT  $     3.99
ACTION LAB DOG OF WONDER #1 CVR B WILLIAMS  $     4.99
ACTION LAB DOG OF WONDER #1 CVR C COLORING BOOK NEAL ADAMS  $     2.99
AWAKE #4 CVR A HESS  $     3.99
BLACK PANTHER #1 STELFREEZE 2ND PTG VAR  $     4.99
EXTRAORDINARY X-MEN #8 AW  $     4.99
GFT GRIMM TALES OF TERROR VOL 2 #7 B CVR BIFULCO (MR)  $     3.99
GINGERDEAD MAN #2 CVR A RIOS (MR)  $     3.99
I MAGE #2 CVR A  $     3.99
NUTMEG #7  $     3.99
PUPPET MASTER #13 CVR A DA SACCO (MR)  $     3.99
PUPPET MASTER #13 CVR B KILL COVER (MR)  $     4.99
PUPPET MASTER #13 CVR C SKETCH KILL (MR)  $     4.99
VAMPBLADE #3 CVR A YOUNG (MR)  $     3.99
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 NEW ACTION FIGURES/STATUES/MODELS-6  MSRP 
POP DAREDEVIL TV DAREDEVIL RED SUIT VINYL FIG   $   12.99
POP DARK SOULS RED KNIGHT VINYL FIG  $   12.99
POP GI JOE STORMSHADOW VINYL FIG  $   12.99
POP MARVEL DEADPOOL THUMBS UP VINYL FIG  $   12.99
POP WWE ULTIMATE WARRIOR VINYL FIG  $   12.99
SOFT SPOTS FOIL BAG SERIES 1   $     2.49
 
 REORDER ACTION FIGURES/STATUES/MODELS-3  MSRP 
JAY & SILENT BOB BUDDY CHRIST BANK  $   22.99
MARVEL SELECT AVENGERS MOVIE ENEMY AF (CHITAURI)  $   24.99
TOON TUMBLERS BATMAN CLEAR PINT GLASS  $   10.99
 
 NEW APPAREL-1  MSRP 
INVINCIBLE BATTLE BEAST T/S XL   $   20.00
 
 NEW BOOKS & TRADE PAPERBACKS-31  MSRP 
ALL NEW WOLVERINE TP VOL 01 FOUR SISTERS  $   17.99
APES & BABES SC (MR)  $   19.99
AVENGERS EPIC COLLECTION TP UNDER SIEGE  $   39.99
BATMAN 66 HC VOL 05  $   24.99
BATMAN 66 TP VOL 04  $   19.99
CATWOMAN TP VOL 05 BACKWARD MASKING  $   24.99
CHEW TP VOL 11 LAST SUPPERS (MR)  $   14.99
DAREDEVIL BACK IN BLACK TP VOL 01 CHINATOWN  $   15.99
GRAYSON TP VOL 03 NEMESIS  $   16.99
HELLBLAZER TP VOL 13 HAUNTED (MR)  $   24.99
KINGDOM COME 20TH ANNIVERSARY DLX ED HC  $   39.99
LITTLE MARVEL STANDEE PUNCH-OUT BOOK TP  $   24.99
MIGHTY COLORS BOARD BOOK   $     7.99
MIGHTY NUMBERS BOARD BOOK  $     7.99
MMW CAPTAIN MARVEL HC VOL 06  $   75.00
SENSATION COMICS FEATURING WONDER WOMAN TP VOL 03  $   17.99
SONS OF ANARCHY TP VOL 05 (MR)  $   16.99
SPIDER-GWEN TP VOL 01 GREATER POWER  $   17.99
SPIDER-MAN DEADPOOL TP VOL 00 DON`T CALL IT TEAM UP  $   34.99
SPIDER-MAN STORYBOOK COLLECTION HC   $   16.99
STRANGE SEX IN PARALLEL WORLDS GN (A)  $   17.95
TWILIGHT CHILDREN TP (MR)  $   14.99
WARHAMMER 40K LAST PHOENIX SC   $   19.00
WARHAMMER 40K PYRES OF ARMAGEDDON SC   $   16.00
WARHAMMER 40K THRONEWORLD HC   $   17.50
WARHAMMER 40K UNBURDENED SC   $   16.50
WARHAMMER 40K WORLD ENGINE SC  $   17.00
WEB WARRIORS OF SPIDER-VERSE TP VOL 01 ELECTROVERSE  $   15.99
WONDER WOMAN BY MIKE DEODATO TP  $   24.99
X-FILES ARCHIVES TP VOL 02 SKIN & ANTIBODIES (PROSE)  $   14.99
X-MEN TP MUTANT GENESIS 2.0  $   24.99
 
 REORDER BOOKS & TRADES-65  MSRP 
ADVENTURES OF AERO GIRL TP  $   14.99
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN HC VOL 02  $   34.99
BATMAN EUROPA HC  $   22.99
BLACK LIGHTNING TP  $   19.99
COLOR YOUR OWN CIVIL WAR TP  $     9.99
ESSENTIAL RAWHIDE KID TP VOL 01  $   19.99
F1RST HERO TP  $   14.99
FLASH BY GRANT MORRISON AND MARK MILLAR TP  $   19.99
GRONK A MONSTERS STORY GN VOL 01  $     9.99
HERO CATS TP VOL 01  $   11.99
I AM ABRAHAM LINCOLN YR HC   $   12.99
I HATE FAIRYLAND TP VOL 01 MADLY EVER AFTER (MR)  $     9.99
MANHATTAN PROJECTS TP VOL 06  $   14.99
MMW CAPTAIN AMERICA TP VOL 02  $   24.99
MMW CAPTAIN AMERICA TP VOL 03  $   24.99
NEAL ADAMS BLOOD TP   $   14.99
PAPER GIRLS TP VOL 01  $     9.99
PUPPET MASTER TP VOL 01 OFFERING (MR)  $     9.99
ROBIN SON OF BATMAN HC VOL 01 YEAR OF BLOOD  $   22.99
ROBIN WAR HC  $   24.99
SANDMAN TP VOL 01 PRELUDES & NOCTURNES NEW ED (MR)  $   19.99
SCARLET PREM HC (MR)  $   24.99
SECRET INVASION TP  $   29.99
SECRET WARRIORS COMPLETE COLLECTION TP VOL 01  $   34.99
SECRET WARRIORS TP VOL 06 WHEELS WITHIN WHEELS  $   14.99
SECRET WARS 2 TP  $   29.99
SHIELD TP VOL 01 PERFECT BULLETS  $   17.99
SPAWN ADULT COLORING BOOK  $   14.99
SPIDER-MAN 2099 CLASSIC TP VOL 02  $   29.99
SPIDER-MAN 24 7 TP  $   19.99
SPIDER-MAN AMERICAN SON TP  $   16.99
SPIDER-MAN ANIMAL MAGNETISM TP  $   14.99
SPIDER-MAN BLUE TP  $   19.99
SPIDER-MAN COMPLETE ALIEN COSTUME SAGA TP BOOK 01  $   44.99
SPIDER-MAN COMPLETE BEN REILLY EPIC TP BOOK 03  $   39.99
SPIDER-MAN ENDS OF EARTH TP  $   24.99
SPIDER-MAN GATHERING OF FIVE TP  $   29.99
SPIDER-MAN GAUNTLET TP VOL 03 VULTURE & MORBIUS  $   14.99
SPIDER-MAN GAUNTLET TP VOL 04 JUGGERNAUT  $   14.99
SPIDER-MAN GRIM HUNT TP  $   14.99
SPIDER-MAN LIZARD TP NO TURNING BACK  $   16.99
SPIDER-MAN NEW WAYS TO DIE TP  $   19.99
SPIDER-MAN RETURN OF ANTI-VENOM TP  $   15.99
SPIDER-MAN SPIDER-ISLAND TP  $   34.99
SPIDER-MAN TP DYING WISH  $   19.99
SPIDER-MAN TP ONE MORE DAY  $   19.99
SPIDER-MAN TP VOL 01 BRAND NEW DAY  $   19.99
SPIDER-MAN VENGEANCE OF VENOM TP  $   34.99
SPIDER-MAN WORLDS GREATEST HERO TP  $   14.99
SPIDER-MEN TP  $   19.99
STAR WARS LEGENDS EPIC COLLECTION TP VOL 01 EMPIRE  $   34.99
STAR WARS LEGENDS EPIC COLLECTION TP VOL 01 OLD REPUBLIC  $   34.99
STARFIRE TP VOL 01 WELCOME HOME  $   14.99
STRAY WHO KILLED THE DOBERMAN TP  $   14.99
SUPERIOR CARNAGE TP  $   17.99
SUPERIOR FOES OF SPIDER-MAN TP VOL 02 CRIME CENTURY  $   16.99
SUPERIOR FOES OF SPIDER-MAN TP VOL 03 GAME OVER  $   17.99
SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN TP VOL 01 MY OWN WORST ENEMY NOW  $   17.99
SUPERMAN & THE JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA TP VOL 01  $   17.99
THANOS IMPERATIVE TP  $   19.99
THANOS RISING TP  $   17.99
TOMBOY DIVINE INTERVENTION TP  $   14.99
TRANCERS TP (MR)  $     9.99
VENTURE TP  $   14.99
ZOMBIE TRAMP ONGOING TP VOL 07 (MR)  $   14.99
 
 NEW MAGAZINES-3  MSRP 
ARCHIE FUNHOUSE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #20  $     6.99
BETTY & VERONICA DOUBLE DIGEST #243  $     4.99
X-FILES MAGAZINE SPECIAL SHOW COMPANION VOL 03  $   19.99
 
 NEW VARIANTS-27  MSRP 
4001 A.D. X-O MANOWAR #1 CVR C 1:10 CHAR DSN KINDT VARIANT TBA
A&A #3 CVR D 1:10 ROBERTS VARIANT TBA
ALL NEW ALL DIFFERENT AVENGERS #9 ALEX ROSS 1:50 VARIANT TBA
ALL NEW ALL DIFFERENT AVENGERS #9 AOA VARIANT TBA
ALL NEW X-MEN #9 AOA VARIANT TBA
ALL NEW X-MEN #9 LASHLEY CONNECTING C VARIANT TBA
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #12 AOA VARIANT TBA
BACK TO THE FUTURE CITIZEN BROWN #1 1:10 VARIANT TBA
BLACK PANTHER #2 FRANK CHO 1:25 VARIANT TBA
BLACK PANTHER #2 GREENE CONNECTING B VARIANT TBA
BLACK PANTHER #2 JAMAL CAMPBELL AOA VARIANT TBA
CROSSED BADLANDS #97 ART DECO VARIANT  $     9.99
CROSSED BADLANDS #97 RED CROSSED VARIANT  TBA 
CROSSED PLUS 100 #15 RED CROSSED VARIANT  TBA 
DARTH VADER #20 CHRISTOPHER ACTION FIGURE VARIANT  TBA 
DARTH VADER #20 STORY THUS FAR VARIANT  TBA 
DEADPOOL #11 AOA VARIANT  TBA 
DEADPOOL #11 KOBLISH SECRET COMIC VARIANT  TBA 
FORGIVE ME FATHER #1 1:5 VARIANT  TBA 
GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #8 AOA VARIANT  TBA 
GWENPOOL #2 BROWN 1:25 VARIANT  TBA 
LADY MECHANIKA LOST BOYS OF WEST ABBEY #1 1:10 VARIANT  TBA 
SATELLITE FALLING #1  1:10 VARIANT  TBA 
SILK #8 CHEN 1:20 VARIANT  TBA 
SILK #8 CHRISTOPHER ACTION FIGURE VARIANT  TBA 
STARGATE ATLANTIS BACK TO PEGASUS #1 FLASHBACK VARIANT  TBA 
TMNT ONGOING #58  1:10 VARIANT  TBA 
 
 WALL ART-3  MSRP 
CAPTAIN AMERICA STEVE ROGERS #1 BY SAIZ POSTER  $     8.99
CIVIL WAR II #0 BY COIPEL POSTER  $     8.99
PUNISHER #1 BY SHALVEY POSTER  $     8.99
LEGEND TO THE ABOVE
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2ND PRINTS

THIS WEEKS LATE LIST
(The following have been pushed back from their original release dates to these new dates)
 VENDOR/TITLE-26 OLD DATE NEW DATE
 ACTION FIGURES/STATUES/MODELS    
300: Leonidas Figma  5/25/2016 6/8/2016
Batman v Superman: DOJ Armored Batman Statue 4/27/2016 5/25/2016
Doctor Who :11th Dr. TARDIS 1/6 Scale Diorama  4/27/2016 6/1/2016
Sailor Moon Petit Chara Ice Cream Party Ver. 6-pc. Dis.  5/11/2016 6/15/2016
Sailor Moon Petit Chara Ice Cream Party Ver. Set 5/11/2016 6/15/2016
   
 BOOKS & MAGAZINES    
Art Ops TP Vol. 1 (MR) 5/4/2016 6/1/2016
Batman: Dark Knight Returns Gallery Ed. HC 5/4/2016 5/18/2016
Crossed TP Vol. 16 (MR) 5/25/2016 5/18/2016
Disney Star vs. the Forces of Evil Cinestory 5/4/2016 5/18/2016
Doctor Who Essential Guide Revised 12th Doctor Ed. 5/25/2016 6/1/2016
Garth Ennis Battle Classics HC 7/6/2016 7/27/2016
Johnny Red TP (MR) 7/13/2016 8/10/2016
Maria M. HC Vol. 2 (RES)  12/30/2015 6/1/2016
Masks TP Vol. 2 5/11/2016 5/18/2016
Welcome to Showside TP Vol. 1  6/29/2016 5/18/2016
   
 COMICS    
Black Panther #2 Reg./Vars. 5/4/2016 5/11/2016
Dark Souls #2 Reg./Vars. 5/11/2016 5/25/2016
Doctor Who 4th #3 Reg./Vars. 5/18/2016 5/25/2016
Justice League of America #10 Std./Var. 7/16/2016 7/13/2016
Mighty Thor #7 5/18/2016 5/25/2016
Power Rangers: Pink #1 Reg./Vars. 5/18/2016 6/1/2016
Silk #9  6/15/2016 6/29/2016
Spider-Women: Omega #1 SWO Reg./Var. 5/25/2016 6/1/2016
Star Wars: Han Solo #1 Reg./Vars. 6/1/2016 6/15/2016
Xena: Warrior Princess #2 Frison/Fleecs Split 5/11/2016 5/18/2016
   
 MAGAZINES    
Star Wars Insider #167 Newsstand/PX Eds. 7/13/2016 7/27/2016
   
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