NEW COMIC WEDNESDAY: 020817
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-THIS WEEKS HIGHLIGHTS-

TOP TEN TITLES

BASED THIS WEEKS ORDERING

  1) JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA REBIRTH #1
  2) UNWORTHY THOR #4 (OF 5)
  3) IVX #4 (OF 6)
  4) ALL STAR BATMAN #7
  5) DETECTIVE COMICS #950
  6) SUICIDE SQUAD #11
  7) FLASH #16
  8) TITANS #8
  9) HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #14
10) ACTION COMICS #973

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ALL NEW FATHOM #1
DEATH BE DAMNED #1
DIVINITY III SHADOWMAN #1
EMPOWERED SOLDIER OF LOVE #1
FISSURE #1
GFT VAN HELSING VS THE MUMMY OF AMUN RA #1 (OF 5)
HELLINA SCYTHE #1 (MR)
HUNTERS OF SALAMANSTRA #1
INFINITE SEVEN #1 CVR A MESA
JOHN CARTER THE END #1
KINGPIN #1
TORCHWOOD 2 #1 CVR A SHEDD
TRUE BELIEVERS WOLVERINE ORIGIN #1
TRUE BELIEVERS WOLVERINE SAVE TIGER #1
TRUE BELIEVERS WOLVERINE WEAPON X #1
UNCANNY INHUMANS #1.MU

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IT'S THE FINAL LAP FOR THESE TITLES

DARK TOWER DRAWING OF THREE SAILOR #5 (OF 5) (MR)
DEADMAN DARK MANSION OF FORBIDDEN LOVE #3 (OF 3)
HARD CASE CRIME TRIGGERMAN #5 (OF 5)
HOMIES #4 (OF 4)
NAMESAKE #4
SAMURAI BROTHERS IN ARMS #6 (OF 6)
WORLD OF TANKS #5

-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.

 020817 RANKINGS # SHIPPING   COVER PRICE 15% OFF  YOU PAY
  1) DC 39  $            131.61  $      19.74  $     111.87
  2) MARVEL 38  $            144.65  $      21.70  $     122.95
  3) TITAN 27  $            111.73  $      16.76  $       94.97
  4) ACTION LAB 19  $              89.81  $      13.47  $       76.34
  5) IMAGE 18  $              65.82  $        9.87  $       55.95
  6) AVATAR 14  $              87.86  $      13.18  $       74.68
  7) DYNAMITE 14  $              55.86  $        8.38  $       47.48
  8) ZENESCOPE 12  $              55.88  $        8.38  $       47.50
  9) IDW 8  $              41.92  $        6.29  $       35.63
10) BOOM! 8  $              31.92  $        4.79  $       27.13
       INDIE COMICS 33  $            135.64  $      20.35  $     115.29
TOTALS: 230  $        952.70  $  142.91  $   809.80
NEW COMICS COST HOW MUCH?!?:  Here's the price point breakdown for the Week of 02/08/17. This coming week, there are 230 NEW COMICS shipping with a total of NINE price points ranging from $1.00 to $7.99. 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. So, if someone asks you: "How much is a new comic today?" The answer is $3.99 (or $3.39 if you bought it at Alternate Reality!). So remember, no matter what the price point, you save 15% OFF of all this week's new comics all week long only at Alternate Reality!
 020817 PRICE POINTS # SHIPPING   COVER PRICE 15% OFF  YOU PAY
$1.00 3  $                 3.00  $        0.45  $          2.55
$2.99 38  $            113.62  $      17.04  $       96.58
$3.00 1  $                 3.00  $        0.45  $          2.55
$3.99 140  $            558.60  $      83.79  $     474.81
$4.99 28  $            139.72  $      20.96  $     118.76
$5.95 1  $                 5.95  $        0.89  $          5.06
$5.99 11  $              65.89  $        9.88  $       56.01
$6.99 1  $                 6.99  $        1.05  $          5.94
$7.99 7  $              55.93  $        8.39  $       47.54
TOTALS: 230  $        952.70  $  142.91  $   809.80

-THIS WEEKS STORE SALES-

OUR BOOK OF THE WEEK
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA REBIRTH #1
DC COMICS
(W) Steve Orlando (A/CA) Ivan Reis, Joe Prado
Batman, Black Canary, Killer Frost, the Ray, Vixen, the Atom, and...Lobo?! Spinning directly out of the events of JUSTICE LEAGUE VS. SUICIDE SQUAD, join the sensational team of writer Steve Orlando and artists Ivan Reis and Joe Prado and discover how Batman assembled the roughest, toughest Justice League of all time! RATED T
COVER PRICE:  $2.99
ALL WEEK LONG YOU PAY:  $1.79
OUR KIDS BOOK OF THE WEEK
STEVEN UNIVERSE ONGOING #1
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Melanie Gillman (A) Katy Farina (CA) Missy Pena
We're bringing Steven Universe back to comic books with more Steven, more gems, and more of the characters we all love in an all-new ongoing series! In this kickoff issue, Steven, Lapis, and Peridot rescue a baby songbird on the ground outside the barn and work together to reunite it with its mother.
COVER PRICE:  $3.99
ALL WEEK LONG YOU PAY:  $2.39

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 40% OFF ALL WEEK LONG  COVER PRICE YOU SAVE  YOU PAY
 JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA REBIRTH #1  $                  2.99  $        1.20  $           1.79
 STEVEN UNIVERSE ONGOING #1  $                  3.99  $        1.60  $           2.39
     
 25% OFF these 16 1st Issues on 020817  COVER PRICE YOU SAVE  YOU PAY
 ALL NEW FATHOM #1  $                  3.99  $        1.00  $           2.99
 DEATH BE DAMNED #1  $                  3.99  $        1.00  $           2.99
 DIVINITY III SHADOWMAN #1  $                  3.99  $        1.00  $           2.99
 EMPOWERED SOLDIER OF LOVE #1  $                  3.99  $        1.00  $           2.99
 FISSURE #1  $                  3.99    
 GFT VAN HELSING VS THE MUMMY OF AMUN RA #1  $                  3.99    
 HELLINA SCYTHE #1 (MR)  $                  5.99    
 HUNTERS OF SALAMANSTRA #1  $                  3.99  $        1.00  $           2.99
 INFINITE SEVEN #1 CVR A MESA  $                  3.99  $        1.00  $           2.99
 JOHN CARTER THE END #1  $                  3.99  $        1.00  $           2.99
 KINGPIN #1  $                  3.99  $        1.00  $           2.99
 TORCHWOOD 2 #1 CVR A SHEDD  $                  3.99  $        1.00  $           2.99
 TRUE BELIEVERS WOLVERINE ORIGIN #1  $                  1.00  $        0.25  $           0.75
 TRUE BELIEVERS WOLVERINE SAVE TIGER #1  $                  1.00  $        0.25  $           0.75
 TRUE BELIEVERS WOLVERINE WEAPON X #1  $                  1.00  $        0.25  $           0.75
 UNCANNY INHUMANS #1.MU  $                  4.99  $        1.25  $           3.74
 $              64.85  $      13.77  $       37.11

"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 FEBRUARY 2017: 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 and discounting them...
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-THIS WEEKS SHIPPING-

233 NEW & RETURNING COMICS ARRIVE THIS WEEK
15% OFF ALL OF THE NEW COMICS BELOW, EVERYDAY THIS WEEK (020817-021417) FOR EVERYONE!
 1) NEW DC COMICS-39  MSRP DISC  YOU PAY
ACTION COMICS #973  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
ACTION COMICS #973 VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
ALL STAR BATMAN #7  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
ALL STAR BATMAN #7 FRANCAVILLA VAR ED  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
ALL STAR BATMAN #7 LOTAY VAR ED  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
BATGIRL AND THE BIRDS OF PREY #7  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
BATGIRL AND THE BIRDS OF PREY #7 VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
DEADMAN DARK MANSION OF FORBIDDEN LOVE #3 (OF 3)  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
DEATHSTROKE #12  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
DEATHSTROKE #12 VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
DETECTIVE COMICS #950  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DETECTIVE COMICS #950 VAR ED  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
EARTH 2 SOCIETY #21  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
FLASH #16  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
FLASH #16 VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
GOTHAM ACADEMY SECOND SEMESTER #6  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #14  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #14 VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA REBIRTH #1  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA REBIRTH #1 VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
JUSTICE LEAGUE POWER RANGERS #2 (OF 6)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
LOST BOYS #5 (OF 6) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW SUPER MAN #8  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
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RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #7  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
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SCOOBY APOCALYPSE #10  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SCOOBY APOCALYPSE #10 VAR ED  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SCOOBY DOO WHERE ARE YOU #78  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
SUICIDE SQUAD #11  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
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SUPERGIRL #6  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
SUPERGIRL #6 VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
SUPERWOMAN #7  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
SUPERWOMAN #7 VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
TITANS #8  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
TITANS #8 VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
WONDER WOMAN #16  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
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NEW DC COMICS TOTALS:  $ 131.61  $  19.74  $  111.87
     
 2) NEW MARVEL COMICS-38  MSRP DISC  YOU PAY
ALL NEW WOLVERINE #17  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN RENEW YOUR VOWS #4  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BLACK WIDOW #11  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CAPTAIN AMERICA STEVE ROGERS #8 2ND PTG SAIZ VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DARK TOWER DRAWING OF THREE SAILOR #5 (OF 5) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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DOCTOR STRANGE PUNISHER MAGIC BULLETS #3 (OF 4)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
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DOCTOR STRANGE SORCERERS SUPREME #5  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
FOOLKILLER #4  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #17  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #17 BEST BENDIS MOMENTS VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #17 JUSKO CORNER BOX VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
HULK #1 2ND PTG DEKAL NOW  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
INFAMOUS IRON MAN #3 2ND PTG MALEEV VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
IVX #4 (OF 6)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
IVX #4 (OF 6) DODSON X-MEN VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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IVX #4 (OF 6) MICHAEL CHO VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
IVX #4 (OF 6) SYAF INHUMANS VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
JESSICA JONES #5  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
JESSICA JONES #5 FOSGITT VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
KINGPIN #1  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MARVEL UNIVERSE GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #17  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
MS MARVEL #15  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
POWER MAN AND IRON FIST #13  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STAR WARS DOCTOR APHRA #4  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STAR WARS DOCTOR APHRA #4 STAR WARS 40TH ANNIVERSARY VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
THANOS #2 2ND PTG DEODATO VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TOTALLY AWESOME HULK #16  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TRUE BELIEVERS WOLVERINE ORIGIN #1  $     1.00  $    0.15  $      0.85
TRUE BELIEVERS WOLVERINE SAVE TIGER #1  $     1.00  $    0.15  $      0.85
TRUE BELIEVERS WOLVERINE WEAPON X #1  $     1.00  $    0.15  $      0.85
UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #17  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
UNCANNY INHUMANS #1.MU  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
UNWORTHY THOR #3 (OF 5) 2ND PTG COIPEL VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
UNWORTHY THOR #4 (OF 5)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW MARVEL COMICS TOTALS:  $ 144.65  $  21.70  $  122.95
     
 3) NEW TITAN COMICS-27  MSRP DISC  YOU PAY
DOCTOR WHO 11TH YEAR THREE #2 CVR A CARANFA  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DOCTOR WHO 11TH YEAR THREE #2 CVR B PHOTO  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DOCTOR WHO 11TH YEAR THREE #2 CVR C BAXTER  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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TORCHWOOD 2 #1 CVR B PHOTO  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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4) NEW ACTION LAB COMICS-19  MSRP DISC  YOU PAY
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HERO CATS #15  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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NEW ACTION LAB COMICS TOTALS:  $   89.81  $  13.47  $    76.34
     
 5) NEW IMAGE COMICS-18  MSRP DISC  YOU PAY
BIRTHRIGHT #22  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
BLACK SCIENCE #28 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
EAST OF WEST #31  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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GREEN VALLEY #5 (OF 9)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
MOONSHINE #5 CVR A RISSO (MR)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
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MOTOR CRUSH #3 CVR A TARR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MOTOR CRUSH #3 CVR B STEWART  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SAVAGE DRAGON #220 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SNOWFALL #8 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SOUTHERN CROSS #11 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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SPAWN #270 CVR B SHANYAR B&W VAR (MR)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
THROWAWAYS #5 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WICKED & DIVINE #26 CVR A MCKELVIE & WILSON (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WICKED & DIVINE #26 CVR B SCOTT (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WICKED & DIVINE #26 CVR C IMAGE TRIBUTE VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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 6) NEW AVATAR-BOUNDLESS COMICS-17  MSRP DISC  YOU PAY
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WAR STORIES #22 GOOD GIRL NOSE ART CVR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WAR STORIES #22 WRAP CVR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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HELLINA SCYTHE #1 BAD GIRL NUDE CVR (MR)  $     7.99  $    1.20  $      6.79
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HELLINA SCYTHE #1 WRAP NUDE CVR (MR)  $     7.99  $    1.20  $      6.79
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 7) NEW DYNAMITE COMICS-14  MSRP DISC  YOU PAY
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JOHN CARTER THE END #1 CVR B DOE  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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8) NEW ZENESCOPE COMICS-12  MSRP DISC  YOU PAY
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GFT STEAMPUNK ALICE IN WONDERLAND CVR B LEISTER (MR)  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
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GFT VAN HELSING VS THE MUMMY OF AMUN RA #1 (OF 5) CVR A CHEN  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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NEW ZENESCOPE COMICS TOTALS:  $   55.88  $    8.38  $    47.50
     
 9) NEW IDW COMICS-8  MSRP DISC  YOU PAY
DUCK AVENGER #3  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
DUCK AVENGER #3 SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
MICKEY MOUSE #17  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MICKEY MOUSE #17 SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ROM ANNUAL 2017  $     7.99  $    1.20  $      6.79
ROM ANNUAL 2017 SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     7.99  $    1.20  $      6.79
TRANSFORMERS TILL ALL ARE ONE #7  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TRANSFORMERS TILL ALL ARE ONE #7 SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW IDW COMICS TOTALS:  $   41.92  $    6.29  $    35.63
     
 10) NEW BOOM! COMICS-8  MSRP DISC  YOU PAY
DEATH BE DAMNED #1  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
JIM HENSON STORYTELLER GIANTS #3  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
JONESY #10  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NAMESAKE #4  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SONS OF ANARCHY REDWOOD ORIGINAL #7 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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STEVEN UNIVERSE ONGOING #1  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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NEW BOOM! COMICS TOTALS:  $   31.92  $    4.79  $    27.13
     
 NEW INDEPENDENT COMICS-34  MSRP DISC  YOU PAY
ALL NEW FATHOM #1 CVR A RENNA  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ALL NEW FATHOM #1 CVR B KONAT  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ALL NEW FATHOM #1 CVR C GUNDERSON  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ALTERS #4 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ANGEL CITY #5 (OF 6) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BLACK #4 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BLUBBER #4 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DIVINITY III SHADOWMAN #1 CVR A CRAIN  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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EMPOWERED SOLDIER OF LOVE #1  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
FISSURE #1  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GIRRION #3  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GRANT MORRISONS 18 DAYS #20 MAIN CVR  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
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HUNTERS OF SALAMANSTRA #1 CVR A MAIN  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
HUNTERS OF SALAMANSTRA #1 CVR B JOSECO  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MAGICAL CHARACTER RABBIT ONE SHOT  $     5.95  $    0.89  $      5.06
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MARRY ME #2 CVR B MOKHTAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NINJAK #24 CVR A BODENHEIM  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NINJAK #24 CVR B OLIVER  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NINJAK #24 CVR C MASSAFERA  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PINK PANTHER CARTOON HOUR SPECIAL BLANK SKETCH CVR  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
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PINK PANTHER CARTOON HOUR SPECIAL PINK HIJINKS CVR  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
REBEL #2 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
REICH #2 (OF 12) (MR)  $     3.00  $    0.45  $      2.55
SPONGEBOB COMICS #65  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TERMINAL PROTOCOL ONE SHOT  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
UNLEASH #3 (OF 4) (RES) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WORLD OF ARCHIE WINTER ANNUAL DIGEST #66  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
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 REORDER COMICS-3  MSRP
SPONGEBOB COMICS #54  $     3.99
UBER INVASION #2 PROPAGANDA POSTER CVR (MR)  $     3.99
VAMPBLADE #12 CVR G COSTUME THREE (MR)  $     4.99
 
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 NEW ACTION FIGURES/STATUES/MODELS-14  MSRP
BATMAN ANIMATED BATMAN BEYOND AF 3 PACK  $   65.00
MARVEL FACT FILES SPECIAL #24 WAR MACHINE  $   34.95
POP HARRY POTTER BELLATRIX VINYL FIGURE  $   12.99
POP HARRY POTTER DOLORES UMBRIDGE VINYL FIGURE  $   12.99
POP HARRY POTTER HARRY W/ PROPHECY VINYL FIGURE  $   12.99
POP HARRY POTTER LUCIUS MALFOY VINYL FIGURE  $   12.99
POP HARRY POTTER MINERVA MCGONAGALL VINYL FIGURE  $   12.99
POP IZOMBIE OLIVIA MOORE W/GLASSES VINYL FIG  $   12.99
POP RED SONJA VINYL FIGURE  $   12.99
ROCK CANDY MARVEL SHE-HULK FIG  $   12.99
STAR TREK DESIGNING STARSHIPS BOOK 01  $   34.99
STAR TREK STARSHIPS FIG MAG #88 VAHKLAS  $   21.95
STAR TREK STARSHIPS FIG MAG #89 ENTERPRISE NCC-1701J  $   21.95
STAR TREK STARSHIPS SPECIAL #8 SPOCKS JELLYFISH SHIP  $   39.95
 
 REORDER ACTION FIGURES STATUES MODELS-3  MSRP
DC BATMAN AUTO FIG MAG #17 BATMAN #37 JOKERMOBILE  $   20.00
SUICIDE SQUAD KATANA 10IN PLUSH  $   19.99
DEADPOOL PX 2PK PINT GLASS SET  $   19.99
 
 NEW BOOKS & TRADE PAPERBACKS-28  MSRP
ALL NEW ALL DIFFERENT AVENGERS TP VOL 03 CIVIL WAR II  $   15.99
ARCHIE 1000 PAGE COMICS COMPENDIUM TP  $   14.99
AVENGERS K TP BOOK 04 SECRET INVASION  $   24.99
BLACK HISTORY IN ITS OWN WORDS HC  $   16.99
CLOAK AND DAGGER TP SHADOWS AND LIGHT  $   34.99
DONALD DUCK BIG SNEEZE TP  $   12.99
EARTH 2 TP VOL 06 COLLISION  $   16.99
EMPRESS BOOK ONE PREMIERE HC  $   24.99
GHOST RIDER WOLVERINE PUNISHER TP HEARTS OF DARKNESS  $   15.99
HAL JORDAN & GLC TP VOL 01 SINESTROS LAW (REBIRTH)  $   17.99
INVINCIBLE IRON MAN PREM HC VOL 03 CIVIL WAR II  $   24.99
JLA GODS AND MONSTERS TP  $   16.99
LOVE IS LOVE GN  $     9.99
MARVEL UNIVERSE GUARDIANS OF GALAXY DIGEST TP VOL 04  $     9.99
NEW TEEN TITANS TP VOL 06  $   19.99
OH JOY SEX TOY COLORING BOOK (MR)  $   11.99
ONE PIECE GN VOL 81  $     9.99
ROBIN WAR TP  $   19.99
SHERLOCK A STUDY IN PINK TP  $   12.99
STAR WARS DARTH VADER HC VOL 02  $   39.99
STAR WARS LEGENDS EPIC COLLECTION TP EMPIRE VOL 03  $   39.99
TMNT AMAZING ADVENTURES TP VOL 04  $   14.99
VIKINGS TP (MR)  $   14.99
WONDER WOMAN HER GREATEST BATTLES TP  $     9.99
LEGO BATMAN MOVIE ACTIVITY BOOK WITH MINIFIGURE  $     8.99
WARHAMMER 40K CALGARS SIEGE  $   17.00
WARHAMMER 40K MACHARIAN CRUSADE OMNIBUS  $   21.00
WARHAMMER 40K SPACE WOLVES  $   16.00
 REORDER BOOKS/TRADES-1  MSRP
MAE TP VOL 01  $   17.99
 
 NEW MAGAZINES-11  MSRP
BLEEDING COOL MAGAZINE #25 (MR)  $     5.99
CINEMA RETRO #13.37  $   11.99
COOKS ILLUSTRATED #145  $     6.95
DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE #508  $   11.99
GAMES #182  $     9.99
JUDGE DREDD MEGAZINE #380  $   13.00
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS 0317  $     4.99
OLD SCHOOLHOUSE ANNUAL 2017  $     9.95
RETRO GAMER #163  $   12.99
RUE MORGUE'S AUTHORIZED PHANTASM COMPANION  $   14.99
WORLD OF ARCHIE WINTER ANNUAL DIGEST #66  $     5.99
 
 NEW VARIANTS-12  MSRP
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN RENEW YOUR VOWS #4 RAMOS 1:25 VARIANT  TBA
DEADPOOL THE DUCK #3 (OF 5) WALSH 1:25 VARIANT  TBA
DIVINITY III SHADOWMAN #1 CVR D CHAR DSN 1:10 VARIANT  TBA
GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #17 HANS 1:25 VARIANT  TBA
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JOHN CARTER THE END #1 CVR F SHERMAN ART BOARD 1:10 VARIANT  TBA
KINGPIN #1 TORRES 1:25 VARIANT  TBA
PINK PANTHER CARTOON HOUR SPECIAL 1:3 ANIMATION VARIANT  TBA
RED SONJA #2 CVR E COSPLY VIRGIN 1:10 VARIANT  TBA
UNWORTHY THOR #4 (OF 5) NOTO 1:50 VARIANT  TBA
UNWORTHY THOR #4 (OF 5) SAUVAGE 1:25 VARIANT  TBA
WAR STORIES #22 BATTLE DAMAGE PREMIUM CVR  $     7.99
 
 NEW WALL ART-4  MSRP
AVENGERS #4 BY ALEX ROSS POSTER  $     8.99
DEVIL DINOSAUR BY JACK KIRBY POSTER  $     8.99
GWENSTER UNLEASHED GWENGAM BY GOOGWEN FOLDED PROMO POSTER  $     8.99
THUNDERBOLTS #10 BY MALIN POSTER  $     8.99
 
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ADULT MATERIAL

REORDERS

KIDS COMICS/ALL AGES

2ND PRINTS

THIS WEEKS LATE LIST
(The following have been pushed back from their original release dates to these new dates)
 VENDOR/TITLE-11 OLD DATE NEW DATE
 ACTION FIGURES/STATUES/MODELS    
Batman Animated: Batman Beyond AF 3-pack 2/22/2017 2/8/2017
Batman Animated: NBA Girls Night Out AF 5-pack (RES) 2/22/2017 2/15/2017
DC Bombshells: Katana Statue 2/22/2017 2/8/2017
DC Films: Batman v Superman Aquaman AF 6/28/2017 7/26/2017
DC Films: Batman v Superman Batman AF 3/29/2017 4/26/2017
DC Films: Batman v Superman Knightmare Batman AF 6/28/2017 7/26/2017
DC Films: Suicide Squad Boomerang AF 7/26/2017 8/30/2017
DC Films: Suicide Squad Katana AF 6/28/2017 7/26/2017
DC Films: Suicide Squad Killer Croc AF 7/26/2017 8/30/2017
DC Icons: Catwoman AF 6/28/2017 7/26/2017
DC Icons: Deadshot AF 5/31/2017 6/28/2017
DC Icons: Nightwing AF 5/31/2017 6/28/2017
DC Icons: SHAZAM! AF 5/31/2017 6/28/2017
DC Icons: Sinestro AF 5/31/2017 6/28/2017
One:12 Collective DC PX Reverse Flash AF 6/28/2017 3/8/2017
   
 BOOKS & MAGAZINES    
Assassin's Creed: Locus TP 3/15/2017 4/12/2017
Athena Voltaire: Volcano Goddess TP 2/15/2017 2/8/2017
Batman: Ego and Other Tails Dlx. Ed. HC 3/29/2017 3/15/2017
Batman: Knightfall Omnibus HC Vol. 1 4/5/2017 3/15/2017
Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus HC Vol. 3 4/12/2017 3/15/2017
Doctor Who 3rd HC Vol. 1: Heralds of Destruction 4/12/2017 5/3/2017
Fate Zero TP Vol. 4 (MR) 2/8/2017 2/15/2017
Flight of the Raven TP 6/28/2017 2/15/2017
Hatsune Miku Rin-Chan Now TP Vol. 1 2/22/2017 3/1/2017
Iron Fist TP: Book of Changes 3/15/2017 3/22/2017
My Favorite Thing is Monsters GN (RES) 2/22/2017 2/15/2017
Night Raven: From Marvel UK Vaults TP 3/15/2017 3/22/2017
Revolution TP 1/25/2017 2/8/2017
RG Veda Omnibus TP Vol. 2 (RES) 3/22/2017 3/29/2017
Star Trek: All Good Things Next Gen. Comp. SC 4/5/2017 5/17/2017
Tank Girl Gold TP (MR) 3/29/2017 5/17/2017
Vampblade TP Vol. 3 (MR) 2/15/2017 2/8/2017
Wonder Woman & the Justice League America TP Vol. 1 3/22/2017 3/29/2017
X-Force Epic Collection TP: Under/Gun 3/15/2017 3/22/2017
   
 COMICS    
Disney Darkwing Duck #8 6/28/2017 2/8/2017
Doctor Who 11th Year Three #2 Reg./Vars. 2/1/2017 2/8/2017
Doctor Who 3rd #5 Reg./Vars. 2/22/2017 2/15/2017
Harley's Little Black Book #6 Std./Var. 2/22/2017 3/8/2017
Mighty Captain Marvel #2 Reg./Vars. 2/15/2017 2/22/2017
NOW! Silver Surfer #9 Reg./Var. 2/15/2017 3/8/2017
Occupy Avengers #4 2/15/2017 2/22/2017
Powers #8 (MR) Reg./Vars. 2/22/2017 3/8/2017
Powers #9 (MR) Reg./Var. 3/15/2017 4/12/2017
Silver Surfer #10 3/8/2017 4/12/2017
Silver Surfer #11 4/12/2017 5/10/2017
Silver Surfer #12 4/12/2017 6/14/2017
Torchwood 2 #1 Reg./Vars. 2/1/2017 2/8/2017
Torchwood 2 #2 Reg./Vars. 3/1/2017 3/8/2017
   
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RID=Transformers Robots In Disguise
SC=Soft Cover
SGN=Signed
SER=Series
STD ED=Standard Edition
SUB=Subscription as is variant Subscription Cover
SUB VAR=Subscription Variant
TBA=To Be Announced
TNG=Referencing Star Trek "THE NEXT GENERATION"
TOS=Referencing Star Trek "THE ORIGINAL SERIES"
TP=Trade Paperback
T/C=Trading Card
T/S=Tee-Shirt
VAR=Variant
VAR ED=Variant Edition
VOL or V.=Volume
WRAP=Wraparound cover

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