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-THIS WEEKS HIGHLIGHTS-

TOP TEN TITLES

BASED THIS WEEKS ORDERING

  1) IVX #1 (OF 6)
  2) RED SONJA #0
  3) DETECTIVE COMICS #946
  4) AMAZING SPIDER-MAN RENEW YOUR VOWS #2
  5) DOCTOR STRANGE PUNISHER MAGIC BULLETS #1
  6) FLASH #12
  7) SPIDER-MAN #10
  8) SUICIDE SQUAD #8 (JL SS)
  9) GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #15 NOW
10) HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #10

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IVX #1 LITHOS
MARVEL 2017 CALENDARS
CBLDF DEFENDER #8

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DOCTOR STRANGE PUNISHER MAGIC BULLETS #1
HAWKEYE #1
DC REBIRTH HOLIDAY SPECIAL #1
OPTIMUS PRIME #1
TRANSFORMERS LOST LIGHT #1
ROCKSTARS #1 (MR)
CINDERELLA SERIAL KILLER PRINCESS #1
SHADOWS ON THE GRAVE #1
TESLA AND HYDE SCARY FAILS #1

10 LAST ISSUES

IT'S THE FINAL LAP FOR THESE TITLES

AOD XENA FOREVER AND A DAY #3
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA VOL 3 #5
BLADE BUNNY VOL 2 #3
BRITANNIA #4
DEADPOOL BACK IN BLACK #5
FUSE #24
GEORGE PEREZ SIRENS #6
IRWIN ALLEN LOST IN SPACE #6
PUBLIC RELATIONS #13
RESIDENT ALIEN #4

-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.

 121416 RANKINGS # SHIPPING   COVER PRICE  15% OFF  YOU PAY 
  1) MARVEL 36  $          156.64  $      23.50  $     133.14
  2) DC 35  $          116.65  $      17.50  $       99.15
  3) IDW 27  $          111.73  $      16.76  $       94.97
  4) IMAGE 22  $            78.78  $      11.82  $       66.96
  5) ACTION LAB 9  $            42.91  $        6.44  $       36.47
  6) ZENESCOPE 9  $            35.91  $        5.39  $       30.52
  7) DYNAMITE 8  $            28.18  $        4.23  $       23.95
  8) BOOM 7  $            31.93  $        4.79  $       27.14
  9) VALIANT 6  $            23.94  $        3.59  $       20.35
10) DARK HORSE 4  $            15.96  $        2.39  $       13.57
       INDIE COMICS 34  $          141.62  $      21.24  $     120.38
TOTALS: 197  $       784.25  $  117.64  $   666.61
NEW COMICS COST HOW MUCH?!?:  Here's the price point breakdown for the Week of 12/07/16. This coming week, there are 197 NEW COMICS shipping with NINE price points ranging from .25 to $9.99. 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!
 121416 PRICE POINTS # SHIPPING   COVER PRICE  15% OFF  YOU PAY 
$0.25 1  $               0.25  $        0.04  $          0.21
$2.99 41  $          122.59  $      18.39  $     104.20
$3.95 1  $               3.95  $        0.59  $          3.36
$3.99 131  $          522.69  $      78.40  $     444.29
$4.99 10  $            49.90  $        7.49  $       42.42
$5.99 10  $            59.90  $        8.99  $       50.92
$6.99 1  $               6.99  $        1.05  $          5.94
$7.99 1  $               7.99  $        1.20  $          6.79
$9.99 1  $               9.99  $        1.50  $          8.49
TOTALS: 197  $       784.25  $  117.64  $   666.61

-THIS WEEKS STORE SALES-

OUR BOOK OF THE WEEK
IVX #1 (OF 6)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Charles Soule, Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Yu Leinil
The X-Men and Inhumans have been on a collision course since the link was proven between the Inhumans' precious Terrigen Mist and the sickness and death of many mutants. When Beast discovers that the mutants have only two weeks before the planet is uninhabitable for them, an Inhuman/mutant war is unavoidable.
COVER PRICE:  $5.99
ALL WEEK LONG YOU PAY:  $3.59
OUR KIDS BOOK OF THE WEEK
STEVEN UNIVERSE 2016 SPECIAL #1
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W/A) Ayme Sotuyo & Various (CA) Ayme Sotuyo
This is it! The Big Donut Special! This special one-shot focuses on Lars, Sadie, the citizens of Beach City, and the Crystal Gems as they hang out at their favorite donut place. Featuring off-model stories, and alternative portrayals of Steven and the entire gang.
COVER PRICE:  $7.99
ALL WEEK LONG YOU PAY:  $4.79

SAVE OVER $16.00 ON THESE  BOOKS!

 40% OFF ALL WEEK LONG  COVER PRICE  YOU SAVE  YOU PAY 
 IVX #1   $                5.99  $        2.40  $           3.59
 STEVEN UNIVERSE 2016 SPECIAL #1   $                7.99  $        3.20  $           4.79
     
 25% OFF these 9 1st Issues on 121416  COVER PRICE  YOU SAVE  YOU PAY 
 CINDERELLA SERIAL KILLER PRINCESS #1  $                3.99  $        1.00  $           2.99
 DC REBIRTH HOLIDAY SPECIAL #1  $                9.99  $        2.50  $           7.49
 DOCTOR STRANGE PUNISHER MAGIC BULLETS #1  $                4.99  $        1.25  $           3.74
 HAWKEYE #1  $                3.99  $        1.00  $           2.99 
 OPTIMUS PRIME #1  $                3.99  $        1.00  $           2.99
 ROCKSTARS #1 (MR)  $                3.99  $        1.00  $           2.99
 SHADOWS ON THE GRAVE #1  $                3.99  $        1.00  $           2.99
 TESLA AND HYDE SCARY FAILS #1  $                3.95  $        0.99  $           2.96
 TRANSFORMERS LOST LIGHT #1  $                3.99  $        1.00  $           2.99
 $            56.85  $      16.31  $       40.54

"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 DECEMBER 2016: SPIDERMAN FAMILY
  SPIDERMAN FAMILY MONTH at Alternate Reality is going on now and our entire stock of the WEB HEAD AND HIS EXTENDED FAMILIES Trade Paperbacks are all discounted...
25% OFF ALL MONTH LONG!
 

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-THIS WEEKS SHIPPING-

200 NEW & RETURNING COMICS ARRIVE THIS WEEK
15% OFF ALL OF THE NEW COMICS BELOW, EVERYDAY THIS WEEK (121416-122016) FOR EVERYONE!
 1) NEW MARVEL COMICS-36  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ALL NEW X-MEN #16  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN RENEW YOUR VOWS #2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DAREDEVIL #14  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DARK TOWER DRAWING OF THREE SAILOR #3 (OF 5) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DEADPOOL BACK IN BLACK #5 (OF 5)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DEADPOOL BACK IN BLACK #5 (OF 5) LIM VARIANT  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DOCTOR STRANGE PUNISHER MAGIC BULLETS #1 (OF 4)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
DOCTOR STRANGE PUNISHER MAGIC BULLETS #1 (OF 4) MALEEV VARIANT  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
FOOLKILLER #2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #15 NOW  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #15 ANIMATION VARIANT NOW  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #15 GAMES VARIANT NOW  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #15 BEST BENDIS MOMENTS VARIANT NOW  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GWENPOOL HOLIDAY SPECIAL MERRY MIX UP  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GWENPOOL HOLIDAY SPECIAL MERRY MIX UP HENDERSON VARIANT  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
GWENPOOL HOLIDAY SPECIAL MERRY MIX UP LIM VARIANT  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
HAWKEYE #1 NOW  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
HAWKEYE #1 ROMERO DESIGN VARIANT NOW  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
IVX #1 (OF 6)  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
IVX #1 (OF 6) INHUMANS VARIANT  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
IVX #1 (OF 6) MICHAEL CHO VARIANT  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
IVX #1 (OF 6) X-MEN VARIANT  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
JESSICA JONES #3  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
JESSICA JONES #3 CHANG VARIANT  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS ULTRON REVOLUTION #6  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
MOSAIC #3  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
OLD MAN LOGAN #15  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
POWER MAN AND IRON FIST #11  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SILK #15 CC  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SPIDER-MAN #10  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SPIDER-MAN #10 FERRY STEAM VARIANT  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STAR WARS POE DAMERON #9  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TOTALLY AWESOME HULK #13  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TOTALLY AWESOME HULK #13 DIVIDED WE STAND VARIANT  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #15  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
UNCANNY AVENGERS #17  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW MARVEL COMICS TOTALS:  $ 156.64  $  23.50  $  133.14
     
 2) NEW DC COMICS-35  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ACTION COMICS #969  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
ACTION COMICS #969 VARIANT ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
BATGIRL AND THE BIRDS OF PREY #5  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
BATGIRL AND THE BIRDS OF PREY #5 VARIANT ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
CLEAN ROOM #14 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DC REBIRTH HOLIDAY SPECIAL #1  $     9.99  $    1.50  $      8.49
DEATHSTROKE #8  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
DEATHSTROKE #8 VARIANT ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
DETECTIVE COMICS #946  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
DETECTIVE COMICS #946 VARIANT ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
EARTH 2 SOCIETY #19  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
FLASH #12  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
FLASH #12 VARIANT ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
GOTHAM ACADEMY SECOND SEMESTER #4  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #10  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #10 VARIANT ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
LOST BOYS #3 (OF 6) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW SUPER MAN #6  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
NEW SUPER MAN #6 VARIANT ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
RAVEN #2 (OF 6) 2ND PTG  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #5  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
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RED THORN #13 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SCOOBY APOCALYPSE #8  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SCOOBY APOCALYPSE #8 VARIANT ED  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SCOOBY DOO WHERE ARE YOU #76  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
SUICIDE SQUAD #8 (JL SS)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
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SUPERGIRL #4  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
SUPERGIRL #4 VARIANT ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
SUPERMAN #10 2ND PTG  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
SUPERWOMAN #5  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
SUPERWOMAN #5 VARIANT ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
WONDER WOMAN #12  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
WONDER WOMAN #12 VARIANT ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
NEW DC COMICS TOTALS:  $ 116.65  $  17.50  $    99.15
     
 3) NEW IDW COMICS-27  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
BATMAN TMNT ADVENTURES #2 (OF 6)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BATMAN TMNT ADVENTURES #2 (OF 6) SUBSCRIPTION VARIANT A  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BATMAN TMNT ADVENTURES #2 (OF 6) SUBSCRIPTION VARIANT B  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
COMIC BOOK HISTORY OF COMICS #2 (OF 6)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
COMIC BOOK HISTORY OF COMICS #2 (OF 6) SUBSCRIPTION VARIANT  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
INSUFFERABLE HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE #3  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
INSUFFERABLE HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE #3 SUBSCRIPTION VARIANT  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
JIM THOMPSON KILLER INSIDE ME #4 (OF 5)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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MICKEY & DONALD CHRISTMAS PARADE #2  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
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MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDS FOREVER #35  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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OPTIMUS PRIME #1  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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OPTIMUS PRIME #1 SUBSCRIPTION VARIANT B  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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STAR TREK BOLDLY GO #3  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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TMNT ONGOING #65   $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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TRANSFORMERS LOST LIGHT #1  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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UNCLE SCROOGE #21  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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NEW IDW COMICS TOTALS:  $ 111.73  $  16.76  $    94.97
     
4) NEW IMAGE COMICS-22  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
3 FLOYDS ALPHA KING #3 (OF 5) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DESCENDER #17  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
DRIFTER #15 CVR A KLEIN (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DRIFTER #15 CVR B RUBIN (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
FUSE #24 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GREEN VALLEY #2 (OF 9) 2ND PTG  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
GREEN VALLEY #3 (OF 9) (MR)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
HADRIANS WALL #4 (OF 8) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
HORIZON #1 2ND PTG  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
MAYDAY #2 (OF 5) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MOONSHINE #2 2ND PTG  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
MOONSHINE #3 CVR A RISSO (MR)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
MOONSHINE #3 CVR B JOCK (MR)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
NO MERCY #12 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
REBORN #1 3RD PTG  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
REBORN #2 2ND PTG  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
REBORN #3 CVR A CAPULLO (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
REBORN #3 CVR C CAPULLO (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
REBORN #3 CVR D GARNER (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ROCKSTARS #1 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SPAWN #268 CVR A MCFARLANE (MR)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
SPAWN #268 CVR B (MR)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
NEW IMAGE COMICS TOTALS:  $   78.78  $  11.82  $    66.96
     
 5) NEW ACTION LAB COMICS-9  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
BRIGANDS #2 (OF 5) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MIRACULOUS #8 CVR A  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
MIRACULOUS #8 CVR B  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
ZOMBIE TRAMP ONGOING #30 CVR A MENDOZA (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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ZOMBIE TRAMP ONGOING #30 CVR C CELOR (MR)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
ZOMBIE TRAMP ONGOING #30 CVR D CELOR RISQUE (MR)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
ZOMBIE TRAMP ONGOING #30 CVR E FISCHER (MR)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
ZOMBIE TRAMP ONGOING #30 CVR F FISCHER RISQUE (MR)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
NEW ACTION LAB COMICS TOTALS:  $   42.91  $    6.44  $    36.47
     
 6) NEW ZENESCOPE COMICS-9  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
CINDERELLA SERIAL KILLER PRINCESS #1 CVR A REYES (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CINDERELLA SERIAL KILLER PRINCESS #1 CVR B MALSUNI (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CINDERELLA SERIAL KILLER PRINCESS #1 CVR C SALONGA (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CINDERELLA SERIAL KILLER PRINCESS #1 CVR D CHEN (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GFT VAN HELSING VS FRANKENSTEIN #4 (OF 5) CVR A PANTALENA (M  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GFT VAN HELSING VS FRANKENSTEIN #4 (OF 5) CVR B RIVEIRO (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GFT VAN HELSING VS FRANKENSTEIN #4 (OF 5) CVR C PEKAR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GFT VAN HELSING VS FRANKENSTEIN #4 (OF 5) CVR D METCALF (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
HELLCHILD THE UNHOLY #2 CVR B MIRANDA (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW ZENESCOPE COMICS TOTALS:  $   35.91  $    5.39  $    30.52
     
 7) NEW DYNAMITE COMICS-8  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
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BATTLESTAR GALACTICA VOL 3 #5 (OF 5) CVR A SANCHEZ  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA VOL 3 #5 (OF 5) CVR B ACTION FIGURE  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BETTY BOOP #3 CVR A LANGRIDGE  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BETTY BOOP #3 CVR B BONE  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
HOMIES #3 (OF 4) CVR A HUERTA  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
JAMES BOND HAMMERHEAD #3 (OF 6)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
RED SONJA #0 CVR A BRADSHAW  $     0.25  $    0.04  $      0.21
NEW DYNAMITE COMICS TOTALS:  $   28.18  $    4.23  $    23.95
     
 8) NEW BOOM COMICS-7  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
GEORGE PEREZ SIRENS #6 (OF 6) MAIN CVR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MEGA PRINCESS #2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NAMESAKE #2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
POWER RANGERS PINK #5  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SONS OF ANARCHY REDWOOD ORIGINAL #5 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SONS OF ANARCHY REDWOOD ORIGINAL #5 SUBSCRIPTION SMALLWOOD V  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STEVEN UNIVERSE 2016 SPECIAL #1   $     7.99  $    1.20  $      6.79
NEW BOOM COMICS TOTALS:  $   31.93  $    4.79  $    27.14
     
 9) NEW VALIANT COMICS-6  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
BRITANNIA #4 (OF 4) CVR A NORD  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BRITANNIA #4 (OF 4) CVR B GORHAM  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BRITANNIA #4 (OF 4) CVR C CAT COSPLAY VARIANT  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #14 CVR A SEGOVIA  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #14 CVR B VEREGGE  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #14 CVR C CAT COSPLAY VARIANT  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
 NEW VALIANT COMICS TOTALS:  $   23.94  $    3.59  $    20.35
     
 10) NEW DARK HORSE COMICS-4  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
CHIMICHANGA SORROW OF WORLDS WORST FACE #3 (OF 4)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
RESIDENT ALIEN #4 (OF 4) MAN WITH NO NAME  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SHADOWS ON THE GRAVE #1  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STRAIN MR QUINLAN VAMPIRE HUNTER #4 (OF 5) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
 NEW DARK HORSE COMICS TOTALS:  $   15.96  $    2.39  $    13.57
     
 NEW INDEPENDENT COMICS-34  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ANGEL CITY #3 (OF 6) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BLACK #3 CENSORED CVR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BLACK #3 UNCENSORED CVR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BLACK EYED KIDS #9 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BLADE BUNNY VOL 2 #3 (OF 3)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CAPTAIN KID #3 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CAVEWOMAN ANKHAS REVENGE #2 (OF 3) CVR A MASSEY  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DIE KITTY DIE #3 CVR A RUIZ  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DIE KITTY DIE #3 CVR B PARENT   $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
GOLD DIGGER #238  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
HILLBILLY #4  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
IRWIN ALLEN LOST IN SPACE #6 CVR A MCEVOY  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
IRWIN ALLEN LOST IN SPACE #6 CVR B PHOTO  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
KNIGHTS OF THE DINNER TABLE #238  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
MOTOR GIRL #2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MOTRO #2 (OF 10) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PITIFUL HUMAN LIZARD #11 CVR A LOO  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PUBLIC RELATIONS #13 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SHEKHAR KAPUR DEVI REBIRTH #4 MAIN CVR  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
SONIC UNIVERSE #93 CVR A REG YARDLEY   $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SONIC UNIVERSE #93 CVR B VARIANT JENNIFER HERNANDEZ   $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SPONGEBOB COMICS #63  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SUN BAKERY #4 (MR)  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
TALES FROM THE SUICIDE FOREST (MR)   $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TESLA AND HYDE SCARY FAILS #1  $     3.95  $    0.59  $      3.36
THE CASTOFFS #3  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
THREE STOOGES MERRY STOOGEMAS BLANK SKETCH CVR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
THREE STOOGES MERRY STOOGEMAS LAROCQUE CVR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
THREE STOOGES MERRY STOOGEMAS MAIN CVR WHEATLEY  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
THREE STOOGES MERRY STOOGEMAS PHOTO CVR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WAR STORIES #21 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WAR STORIES #21 GOOD GIRL NOSE ART CVR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WAR STORIES #21 WRAP CVR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
YOUNG TERRORISTS #2 (MR)  $     6.99  $    1.05  $      5.94
 NEW INDEPENDENT COMICS TOTALS:  $ 141.62  $  21.24  $  120.38
     

 REORDER COMICS-3  MSRP 
ALTERS #1 (MR)  $         3.99
BATMAN ANNUAL #1  $         4.99
MASK MOBILE ARMORED STRIKE KOMMAND #1 SUB VAR A  $         3.99
 
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 NEW ACTION FIGURES/STATUES/MODELS-16  MSRP 
DC COMICS DESIGNER SER CAPULLO GREEN LANTERN AF  $   28.00
DC COMICS DESIGNER SER CAPULLO SUPERMAN AF  $   28.00
DC DESIGNER SER AQUAMAN BY CAPULLO AF  $   28.00
DC DESIGNER SER BATMAN BY CAPULLO AF 2 PACK  $   50.00
GODZILLA S.H. MONSTER ARTS GODZILLA 2001 VER   $   82.99
MARVEL CHESS FIG COLL MAG #88 HYDROMAN BLACK ROOK   $   17.00
MARVEL CHESS FIG COLL MAG #89 SPIDER-HAM WHITE PAWN   $   17.00
MARVEL CHESS FIG COLL MAG #90 SPIDER-QUEEN BLACK QUEEN   $   17.00
MARVEL CHESS FIG COLL MAG #91 PROWLER WHITE PAWN   $   17.00
MARVEL CHESS FIG COLL MAG #92 MYSTERIO BLACK PAWN  $   17.00
POP DC HEROES BATMAN AS SCARECROW IMPOPSTER VINYL FIG  $   12.99
POP DISNEY PETES DRAGON ELLIOT 6IN VINYL FIG  $   14.99
POP DOCTOR WHO WAR DOCTOR VINYL FIG  $   12.99
POP MARVEL DR STRANGE ANCIENT ONE VINYL FIG   $   12.99
STAR TREK STARSHIPS FIG MAG #81 XINDI REPTILIAN  $   21.95
TMNT RAPHAEL S.H.FIGUARTS AF (NET)   $   62.99
 
 REORDER ACTION FIGURES/STATUES/MODELS-4  MSRP 
CTHULHU 7IN ACTION FIGURE  $   49.95
JL ANIMATED GREEN LANTERN BATTERY VINYL BANK  $   22.99
MARVEL SELECT GREEN GOBLIN AF   $   24.99
STAR TREK KLINGON BIRD OF PREY PARTIAL CLOAK SHIP  $   70.00
 
 NEW BOOKS & TRADE PAPERBACKS-28  MSRP 
AGENTS OF SHIELD TP VOL 02 UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT  $   15.99
ART OPS TP VOL 02 POPISM (MR)  $   14.99
BATMAN AND ROBIN ADVENTURES TP VOL 01  $   19.99
BATMAN HC VOL 10 EPILOGUE  $   22.99
BATMAN TP VOL 09 BLOOM  $   16.99
BEE AND PUPPYCAT TP VOL 03   $   14.99
DARK KNIGHT RETURNS THE LAST CRUSADE DLX ED HC  $   17.99
DEATHSTROKE TP VOL 04 FAMILY BUSINESS  $   16.99
DOCTOR WHO COMP HIST HC VOL 24 3RD DOCTOR STORIES 51-53   $   18.99
DOCTOR WHO COMP HIST HC VOL 25 4TH DOCTOR STORIES 81- 84  $   18.99
GOLD KEY ALLIANCE TP  $   19.99
GUARDIANS OF GALAXY NEW GUARD TP VOL 01 EMPEROR QUILL  $   19.99
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA THE SILVER AGE TP VOL 02  $   19.99
LORDS OF THE JUNGLE TP   $   19.99
MARTIAN MANHUNTER TP VOL 02 THE RED RISING  $   14.99
MIDNIGHT OF THE SOUL TP VOL 01 (MR)  $   14.99
MISS FURY MINOR KEY TP  $   19.99
MS MARVEL TP VOL 06 CIVIL WAR II  $   17.99
NEW LONE WOLF AND CUB TP VOL 11 (MR)  $   13.99
PRINCESS BRIDE A STORYBOOK TO COLOR TP  $   16.99
PUNISHER MAX TP COMPLETE COLLECTION VOL 04 (MR)  $   39.99
SHADOW DOUBLE NOVEL VOL 112 DEATH TOKEN & 3 STAMPS OF DEATH  $   14.95
SIMPSONS COMICS KNOCKOUT GN  $   15.99
SONIC BOOM TP VOL 02 BOOM SHAKA LAKA (RES)   $   12.99
UNCANNY INHUMANS TP VOL 03 CIVIL WAR II  $   16.99
WEB WARRIORS OF SPIDER-VERSE TP VOL 02 SPIDERS VS  $   17.99
X-MEN INFERNO CROSSOVERS TP  $   39.99
X-MEN X-CUTIONERS SONG TP NEW PTG  $   39.99
 
 REORDER BOOKS/TRADES-3  MSRP 
JUSTICE LEAGUE TP VOL 06 INJUSTICE LEAGUE  $   19.99
NARUTO 3IN1 TP VOL 01  $   14.99
SUPERMAN WONDER WOMAN TP VOL 03 CASUALTIES OF WAR  $   16.99
 
 NEW MAGAZINES-25  MSRP 
ALL EASY SUDOKU 012317  $     3.99
ALTER EGO #141   $     8.95
B & V FRIENDS JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #252  $     6.99
BASEBALL AMERICA #1626  $     6.99
BETTY & VERONICA COMICS DOUBLE DIGEST #249  $     4.99
CLASSIC ROCK #230  $   11.99
COOKS ILLUSTRATED #144  $     6.95
DOCTOR WHO ADVENTURES MAGAZINE #19  $     7.99
DOCTOR WHO ESSENTIAL GUIDE #9 INVASION OF EARTH  $   19.99
DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE #506   $   11.99
FILMFAX #146  $     9.95
GAMES #180  $     9.99
GAMES WORLD OF PUZZLES  $     4.99
HIGHLIGHTS HIGH FIVE 0117  $     4.95
JUDGE DREDD MEGAZINE #378  $   13.00
MAD #543  $     5.99
MASTERS VARIETY PUZZLES #107  $     5.99
MYSTERY SCENE #147  $     7.50
OTAKU USA WINTER 2017  $     5.99
RETRO GAMER #161  $   12.99
SCI-FI ENTERTAINMENT #22.6  $     4.99
SIMPSONS COMICS EXPLOSION #3  $     9.99
STAR TREK MAGAZIEN #59-NEWSTAND EDITION  $     9.99
STAR TREK MAGAZINE #59 PX ED  $     9.99
WHISKEY #139  $     9.99
 
 NEW VARIANTS-17  MSRP 
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN RENEW YOUR VOWS #2 1:25 CAMPBELL VARIANT   TBA 
BATMAN TMNT ADVENTURES #2 1:10 VARIANT   TBA 
BELLADONNA #3 WRAP NUDE CVR (MR)  $     7.99
BRITANNIA #4 (OF 4) CVR D RYP 1:10 VARIANT   TBA 
GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #15 ART ADAMS RETAILER EXCLUSIVE VARIANT   TBA 
GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #15 ASRAR 1:25 VARIANT   TBA 
HAWKEYE #1 AJA 1:25 VARIANT   TBA 
HAWKEYE #1 SAUVAGE 1:25 VARIANT   TBA 
IVX #1 (OF 6) PARTY SKETCH VARIANT   TBA 
IVX #1 ROCAFORT 1:50 VAIANT  TBA 
OPTIMUS PRIME #1 1:10 VARIANT   TBA 
RED SONJA #0 CVR B PETERSON SNEAK PEEK 1:50 VARIANT   TBA 
RED SONJA #0 CVR C CAMPBELL SNEAK PEEK  1:100 VARIANT   TBA 
STAR WARS POE DAMERON #9 HAWTHORNE 1:25 VARIANT   TBA 
THREE STOOGES MERRY STOOGEMAS  1:10 PHOTO VARIANT   TBA 
TRANSFORMERS LOST LIGHT #1 1:10 VARIANT   TBA 
WAR STORIES #21 BATTLE DAMAGE VARIANT  $     7.99
 
 NEW WALL ART-3  MSRP 
GAMORA BY RIBIC POSTER  $     8.99
HAWKEYE BY TEDESCO POSTER  $     8.99
US AVENGERS BY MEDINA POSTER  $     8.99
 
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(The following have been pushed back from their original release dates to these new dates)
 VENDOR/TITLE-15 OLD DATE NEW DATE
 ACTION FIGURES/STATUES/MODELS    
DC Films: Armored Batman Premium AF 12/14/2016 12/21/2016
DC Films: Superman Premium AF 12/14/2016 12/21/2016
DC TV: Arrow Flash 2-pack AF 12/14/2016 12/21/2016
Marvel Gallery: Spider-Man PVC Fig. 1/4/2017 12/14/2016
Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Figure Ciri  11/30/2016 12/14/2016
Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Wolf Wall Sculpture  12/14/2016 12/21/2016
   
 BOOKS & MAGAZINES    
Battlestar Galactica: Six TP 12/21/2016 12/14/2016
Black Bat Double Novel #6: Trojan Horse & Dragons Trail 9/28/2016 12/21/2016
Charlaine Harris's Grave Surprise HC 12/14/2016 12/21/2016
Homies: David Gonzales Retrospective HC  11/16/2016 12/21/2016
Miss Fury: Minor Key TP 12/21/2016 12/14/2016
   
 COMICS    
4 Kids Walk into a Bank #3 (MR) 12/14/2016 12/21/2016
Donald Quest #2 12/14/2016 12/21/2016
Lady Mechanika: La Dama de la Muerte #3 Main Cvrs. 6/28/2017 12/21/2016
Powers #8 (MR) Reg./Vars. 1/11/2017 1/25/2017
   
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