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-THIS WEEKS HIGHLIGHTS-

TOP TEN TITLES

BASED THIS WEEKS ORDERING

  1) UNWORTHY THOR #5 (OF 5)
  2) STAR WARS DARTH MAUL #2 (OF 5)
  3) DETECTIVE COMICS #953
  4) INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #5
  5) IRON FIST #1
  6) ACTION COMICS #976
  7) CAPTAIN AMERICA STEVE ROGERS #14
  8) SUICIDE SQUAD #14
  9) FLASH #19
10) HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #17

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14 FIRST ISSUES

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ANNO DRACULA #1 (OF 5)
BLACK FLAME #1 (OF 7)
BRUTAL NATURE CONCRETE FURY #1 (OF 5)
DRAGONFLY AND THE GLOBAL GUARDIANS #1
GHOSTBUSTERS 101 #1
HELENA CRASH #1 (OF 5)
INVISIBLE HANDS #1 (OF 3)
IRON FIST #1
MAGDALENA #1
MICHAEL RECYCLE #1 (OF 4)
POWERLESS #1
REBELS THESE FREE & INDEPENDENT STATES #1
UNDERWINTER #1
X-O MANOWAR (2017) #1

12 LAST ISSUES

IT'S THE FINAL LAP FOR THESE TITLES

AOD XENA FOREVER AND A DAY #6 (OF 6)
CLANDESTINO #6 (MR)
DOCTOR STRANGE PUNISHER MAGIC BULLETS #4 (OF 4)
DOCTOR WHO 12TH YEAR TWO #15
EVIL HEROES #6 (OF 6)
FOOLKILLER #5
GREAT DIVIDE #6 (OF 6)
LIFE DEATH AND SORCERY #4
NO MERCY #14 (MR)
SHUTTER #28 (MR)
UNCANNY INHUMANS #20 IVX
UNWORTHY THOR #5 (OF 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.

 032217 RANKINGS # SHIPPING   COVER PRICE  15% OFF  YOU PAY 
  1) DC 38  $         131.62  $       19.74  $   111.88
  2) IDW 34  $         143.66  $       21.55  $   122.11
  3) IMAGE 29  $         115.71  $       17.36  $     98.35
  4) MARVEL 25  $         101.75  $       15.26  $     86.49
  5) TITAN 12  $            47.88  $         7.18  $     40.70
  6) VALIANT 8  $            31.92  $         4.79  $     27.13
  7) ZENESCOPE 8  $            31.92  $         4.79  $     27.13
  8) ACTION LAB 7  $            32.93  $         4.94  $     27.99
  9) DYNAMITE 7  $            27.93  $         4.19  $     23.74
10) DARK HORSE 7  $            27.93  $         4.19  $     23.74
       INDIE COMICS 28  $         112.73  $       16.91  $     95.82
TOTALS: 203  $      805.98  $  120.90  $ 685.08
NEW COMICS COST HOW MUCH?!?:  Here's the price point breakdown for the Week of 03/22/17. This coming week, there are 230 NEW COMICS shipping with a total of SIX price points ranging from .99 to $23.95(!). 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. 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!
 032217 PRICE POINTS # SHIPPING   COVER PRICE  15% OFF  YOU PAY 
$0.99 1  $              0.99  $         0.15  $        0.84
$2.99 29  $            86.71  $       13.01  $     73.70
$3.99 150  $         598.50  $       89.78  $   508.73
$4.00 1  $              4.00  $         0.60  $        3.40
$4.99 16  $            79.84  $       11.98  $     67.86
$5.99 6  $            35.94  $         5.39  $     30.55
TOTALS: 203  $      805.98  $  120.90  $ 685.08

-THIS WEEKS STORE SALES-

OUR BOOK OF THE WEEK
X-O MANOWAR (2017) #1
VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT LLC
(W) Matt Kindt (A) Tomas Giorello (CA) Kenneth Rocafort
Born under the oppressive thumb of the Roman Empire, Aric of Dacia learned warfare at an early age. But the machinery of death marches his way once again. Conscripted into an alien army and thrown into an unforgiving conflict, the fury inside him finds voice as he is forced to embrace the armor once more.
COVER PRICE:  $3.99
ALL WEEK LONG YOU PAY:  $2.39
OUR KIDS BOOK OF THE WEEK
MICHAEL RECYCLE #1 (OF 4)
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Eleanor Wharton (A) Alexandra Colombo, Thomas Zahler (CA) Alexandra Colombo
Join environmentally conscious kid crusader Michael Recycle as he makes the eco-friendly leap from books to comics! In the premiere issue, Michael and Solar Lola team up with Bootleg Peg to stop the polar ice caps from completely melting in "Mission Meltdown"! Can the trio save the residents of the North Pole before it's too late?
COVER PRICE:  $3.99
ALL WEEK LONG YOU PAY:  $2.39

SAVE ALMOST $15.00 ON THESE  BOOKS!

 40% OFF ALL WEEK LONG  COVER PRICE  YOU SAVE  YOU PAY 
 MICHAEL RECYCLE #1 (OF 4)  $               3.99  $         1.60  $         2.39
 X-O MANOWAR (2017) #1   $               3.99  $         1.60  $         2.39
     
 25% OFF these 12 1st Issues on 032217  COVER PRICE  YOU SAVE  YOU PAY 
 ANNO DRACULA #1 (OF 5)   $               3.99  $         1.00  $         2.99
 BLACK FLAME #1 (OF 7)  $               5.99  $         1.50  $         4.49
 BRUTAL NATURE CONCRETE FURY #1 (OF 5)  $               3.99  $         1.00  $         2.99
 DRAGONFLY AND THE GLOBAL GUARDIANS #1  $               0.99  $         0.25  $         0.74
 GHOSTBUSTERS 101 #1  $               3.99  $         1.00  $         2.99
 HELENA CRASH #1 (OF 5)  $               3.99  $         1.00  $         2.99
 INVISIBLE HANDS #1 (OF 3)  $               3.99  $         1.00  $         2.99
 IRON FIST #1  $               3.99  $         1.00  $         2.99
 MAGDALENA #1  $               3.99  $         1.00  $         2.99
 POWERLESS #1  $               3.99  $         1.00  $         2.99
 REBELS THESE FREE & INDEPENDENT STATES #1  $               3.99  $         1.00  $         2.99
 UNDERWINTER #1  $               3.99  $         1.00  $         2.99
 $            54.86  $       14.91  $     39.95

"1st DAY SALE" BOOK OF THE WEEK Titles are 40% OFF only on the first week of their release.
"1st DAY SALE" FIRST ISSUE Titles are 25% OFF only on the first day of their release.
All discounts apply only for one copy of each individual item and only while supplies last.

HERO OF THE MONTH SALE MARCH 2017: WOLVERINE
  WOLVERINE MONTH at Alternate Reality is going on now and our entire stock of WOLVERINE Trade Paperbacks are all discounted...
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-THIS WEEKS SHIPPING-

252 NEW & RETURNING COMICS ARRIVE THIS WEEK
15% OFF ALL OF THE NEW COMICS BELOW, EVERYDAY THIS WEEK (032217-032817) FOR EVERYONE!
 1) NEW DC COMICS-38  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ACTION COMICS #976  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
ACTION COMICS #976 VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
BATGIRL #9  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
BATGIRL #9 VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
BATMAN 66 MEETS WONDER WOMAN 77 #3 (OF 6)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BATMAN BEYOND #6  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
BATMAN BEYOND #6 VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
BLUE BEETLE #7  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
BLUE BEETLE #7 VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
DARK KNIGHT III MASTER RACE #2 (OF 9) 3RD PTG  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
DARK KNIGHT III MASTER RACE #3 (OF 9) 3RD PTG  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
DEATHSTROKE #15  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
DEATHSTROKE #15 VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
DETECTIVE COMICS #953  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
DETECTIVE COMICS #953 VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
DOOM PATROL #5 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DOOM PATROL #5 VAR ED (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
FLASH #19  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
FLASH #19 VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
FUTURE QUEST #11  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
FUTURE QUEST #11 VAR ED  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #17  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #17 VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
HELLBLAZER #8  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
HELLBLAZER #8 VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
KAMANDI CHALLENGE #1 (OF 12) 2ND PTG  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
LOONEY TUNES #236  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
MOTHER PANIC #5 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MOTHER PANIC #5 VAR ED (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SCOOBY DOO TEAM UP #24  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
SUICIDE SQUAD #1 DIRECTORS CUT (RES)  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
SUICIDE SQUAD #14  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
SUICIDE SQUAD #14 VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
SUPER SONS #1 2ND PTG  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
TEEN TITANS #6  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
TEEN TITANS #6 VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
WONDER WOMAN #19  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
WONDER WOMAN #19 VAR ED  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
NEW DC COMICS TOTALS:  $ 131.62  $  19.74  $  111.88
     
 2) NEW IDW COMICS-34  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
BATMAN TMNT ADVENTURES #5 (OF 6)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BATMAN TMNT ADVENTURES #5 (OF 6) SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BRUTAL NATURE CONCRETE FURY #1 (OF 5)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BRUTAL NATURE CONCRETE FURY #1 (OF 5) SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DIRK GENTLY SALMON OF DOUBT #6  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DIRK GENTLY SALMON OF DOUBT #6 SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GHOSTBUSTERS 101 #1  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GHOSTBUSTERS 101 #1 SUBSCRIPTION VAR A  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GHOSTBUSTERS 101 #1 SUBSCRIPTION VAR B  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO #237  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO #237 SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
HELENA CRASH #1 (OF 5)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
HELENA CRASH #1 (OF 5) SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
JEM THE MISFITS #3  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
JEM THE MISFITS #3 SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
JUDGE DREDD CRY OF THE WEREWOLF  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
JUDGE DREDD CRY OF THE WEREWOLF SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
JUDGE DREDD DEVIATIONS  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
JUDGE DREDD DEVIATIONS MASH-UP VAR  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
MICHAEL RECYCLE #1 (OF 4)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #52  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #52 SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
OPTIMUS PRIME #5  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
OPTIMUS PRIME #5 SUBSCRIPTION VAR A  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
OPTIMUS PRIME #5 SUBSCRIPTION VAR B  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STAR TREK GREEN LANTERN VOL 2 #4  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STAR TREK GREEN LANTERN VOL 2 #4 SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TMNT ONGOING #68   $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TMNT ONGOING #68 SUBSCRIPTION VAR   $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TRANSFORMERS VS GI JOE MOVIE ADAPTATION  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
TRANSFORMERS VS GI JOE MOVIE ADAPTATION SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
WYNONNA EARP LEGENDS EARP SISTERS #3 (OF 4)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WYNONNA EARP LEGENDS EARP SISTERS #3 (OF 4) SUB VAR A  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WYNONNA EARP LEGENDS EARP SISTERS #3 (OF 4) SUB VAR B  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW IDW COMICS TOTALS:  $ 143.66  $  21.55  $  122.11
     
 3) NEW IMAGE COMICS-29  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
BEAUTY #13 CVR A HAUN & RAUCH (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BEAUTY #13 CVR B TOLTON (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BIRTHRIGHT #23 (MR)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
BLACK ROAD #8 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CIRCUIT BREAKER #4 (OF 5)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
CURSE WORDS #1 3RD PTG (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CURSE WORDS #2 2ND PTG (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CURSE WORDS #3 CVR A BROWNE (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CURSE WORDS #3 CVR B RIVERA (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DESCENDER #20 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
FEW #1 (OF 6) 3RD PTG (MR)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
FEW #3 (MR)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
LOOSE ENDS #3 (OF 4) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MAGDALENA #1  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MAGDALENA #1 CVR B WOMENS HISTORY MONTH CHARITY VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NO MERCY #14 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
REBORN #5 CVR A CAPULLO (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
REBORN #5 CVR B CAPULLO (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
RINGSIDE #9 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SAVAGE DRAGON #222 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SHE WOLF #7 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SHE WOLF #7 CVR B WOMENS HISTORY MONTH CHARITY VAR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SHUTTER #28 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SPREAD #20 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STRAY BULLETS SUNSHINE & ROSES #22 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
UNDERWINTER #1 CVR A FAWKES (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
UNDERWINTER #1 CVR B LEMIRE (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
VIOLENT LOVE #5 CVR A SANTOS (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
VIOLENT LOVE #5 CVR B SANTOS (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW IMAGE COMICS TOTALS:  $ 115.71  $  17.36  $    98.35
     
 4) NEW MARVEL COMICS-25  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
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BLACK PANTHER #12  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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BLACK PANTHER #12 TORQUE VENOMIZED VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CAPTAIN AMERICA STEVE ROGERS #14  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DOCTOR STRANGE PUNISHER MAGIC BULLETS #4 (OF 4)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
ELEKTRA #2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
EXTRAORDINARY X-MEN #20  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
FOOLKILLER #5  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GAMORA #4  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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HULK #4  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
HULK #4 LUPACCHINO VENOMIZED VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #5  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #5 LEONARDI VENOMIZED VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
IRON FIST #1  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR #17  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PROWLER #6  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ROCKET RACCOON #4  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SPIDER-GWEN #18  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SPIDER-GWEN #18 CAMPBELL VENOMIZED VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STAR WARS DARTH MAUL #2 (OF 5)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ULTIMATES 2 #5  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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NEW MARVEL COMICS TOTALS:  $ 101.75  $  15.26  $    86.49
     
 5) NEW TITAN COMICS-12  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ANNO DRACULA #1 (OF 5) CVR A MCCAFFREY (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ANNO DRACULA #1 (OF 5) CVR B MANDRAKE (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ANNO DRACULA #1 (OF 5) CVR C WILLIAMSON (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ANNO DRACULA #1 (OF 5) CVR D ZORNOW (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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DOCTOR WHO 12TH YEAR TWO #15 CVR C ELLERBY  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DOCTOR WHO 12TH YEAR TWO #15 CVR D FLOREAN  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WORLD WAR X #4 (OF 6) CVR A DI MEO (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WORLD WAR X #4 (OF 6) CVR B PERCIVAL (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WORLD WAR X #4 (OF 6) CVR C SALGADO (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW TITANCOMICS TOTALS:  $   47.88  $    7.18  $    40.70
     
 6) NEW VALIANT COMICS-8  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
BLOODSHOT REBORN #0 CVR A DOE  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BLOODSHOT REBORN #0 CVR B KANO  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BLOODSHOT REBORN #0 CVR C JOHNSON  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BLOODSHOT REBORN #0 CVR D GREEN  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
HARBINGER RENEGADE #2 2ND PTG  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SAVAGE #3 (OF 4) 2ND PTG  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
X-O MANOWAR (2017) #1 CVR A LAROSA  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
X-O MANOWAR (2017) #1 CVR B ROCAFORT  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW VALIANT COMICS TOTALS:  $   31.92  $    4.79  $    27.13
     
 7) NEW ZENESCOPE COMICS-8  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
EVIL HEROES #6 (OF 6) CVR A SALAZAR (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
EVIL HEROES #6 (OF 6) CVR B RICHARDSON (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
EVIL HEROES #6 (OF 6) CVR C REYES (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
EVIL HEROES #6 (OF 6) CVR D KIVELA (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GRIMM FAIRY TALES #4 CVR A CHEN  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GRIMM FAIRY TALES #4 CVR B REYES  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GRIMM FAIRY TALES #4 CVR C REI  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GRIMM FAIRY TALES #4 CVR D TOLIBAO  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW ZENESCOPE COMICS TOTALS:  $   31.92  $    4.79  $    27.13
     
 8) NEW ACTION LAB COMICS-7  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
CIRCLE #4 CVR A ZHERNO (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DOLLFACE #3 CVR A MENDOZA (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DOLLFACE #3 CVR B TATTERED & TORN (MR)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
DOLLFACE #3 CVR C SUNSET (MR)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
DOLLFACE #3 CVR D SUNSET TATTERED & TORN (MR)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
DOLLFACE #3 CVR E HARRIS (MR)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
DOLLFACE #3 CVR F PAMFIL (MR)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
NEW ACTION LAB COMICS TOTALS:  $   32.93  $    4.94  $    27.99
     
 9) NEW DYNAMITE COMICS-7  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
AOD XENA FOREVER AND A DAY #6 (OF 6) CVR A MORITAT  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GREAT DIVIDE #6 (OF 6) CVR A MARKIEWICZ (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GREAT DIVIDE #6 (OF 6) CVR B MARKIEWICZ HOMAGE (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
KISS #6 CVR A PARILLO  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
KISS #6 CVR B WILSON  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
KISS #6 CVR C PHOTO  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WILL EISNER SPIRIT CORPSE MAKERS #2 (OF 5) CVR A FRANCAVILLA  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW DYNAMITE COMICS TOTALS:  $   27.93  $    4.19  $    23.74
     
 10) NEW DARK HORSE COMICS-7  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
BLACK HAMMER #7 LEMIRE VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BLACK HAMMER #7 ORMSTON MAIN  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BTVS SEASON 11 #5 MAIN MORRIS CVR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BTVS SEASON 11 #5 VAR JEANTY CVR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DEPT H #12  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
EMPOWERED SOLDIER OF LOVE #2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
REBELS THESE FREE & INDEPENDENT STATES #1  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW DARK HORSE COMICS TOTALS:  $   27.93  $    4.19  $    23.74
     
 NEW INDEPENDENT COMICS-28  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ALTERS #5 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BLACK FLAME #1 (OF 7)  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
CLANDESTINO #6 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DEEPAK CHOPRAS BEYOND #2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DISNEY FROZEN #6 (RES)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DISNEY PIXAR CARS #2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DISNEY PRINCESS #9  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DRAGONFLY AND THE GLOBAL GUARDIANS #1  $     0.99  $    0.15  $      0.84
HEATHEN #2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
HUNTERS OF SALAMANSTRA #3 CVR A MAIN  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
HUNTERS OF SALAMANSTRA #3 CVR B JOSECO  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
INVISIBLE HANDS #1 (OF 3)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
LETTER 44 #31  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
LIFE DEATH AND SORCERY #4  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
LUMBERJANES #36  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MIGHTY TITAN #6 (RES)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
POWERLESS #1  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PRESIDENT EVIL (ONE SHOT)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
REICH #5 (OF 12) (MR)  $     4.00  $    0.60  $      3.40
SERVING SUPES #7  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
SIMPSONS COMICS #238  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STEVEN UNIVERSE ONGOING #2   $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STEVEN UNIVERSE ONGOING #2 SUBSCRIPTION SYGH CVR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TALES FROM THE CRYPT #2   $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
UNTAMED II #3 (OF 4) CVR A BERGTING  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
UNTAMED II #3 (OF 4) CVR B LEE  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WHITE #3 (OF 4) (MR)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
WWE #3 MAIN CVR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
 NEW INDEPENDENT COMICS TOTALS:  $ 112.73  $  16.91  $    95.82
     

 REORDER COMICS-49  MSRP 
AQUAMAN #12  $     2.99
ASTRO CITY #42  $     3.99
BATGIRL #52  $     2.99
BATMAN #48  $     3.99
BATMAN #49  $     3.99
BATMAN BEYOND #8  $     2.99
BATMAN SUPERMAN #27  $     3.99
BATMAN SUPERMAN #28  $     3.99
BATMAN SUPERMAN #29  $     3.99
BATMAN SUPERMAN #30 POLYBAG VAR ED  $     3.99
BATMAN SUPERMAN #31 2ND PTG (FINAL DAYS)  $     3.99
BATMAN SUPERMAN #32 2ND PTG (FINAL DAYS)  $     3.99
BLACK HAMMER #1 (RES)  $     3.99
BLACK HAMMER #2  $     3.99
BLACK HAMMER #4  $     3.99
DARK KNIGHT III MASTER RACE #5 (OF 8)  $     5.99
DEATHSTROKE #5 VAR ED  $     2.99
DOLLFACE #1 CVR C HOWARD (MR)  $     4.99
DOLLFACE #1 CVR D HARRIS (MR)  $     4.99
ELFQUEST FINAL QUEST #16  $     3.99
EVIL HEROES #3 (OF 6) A CVR CHEN (MR)  $     3.99
EVIL HEROES #3 (OF 6) C CVR MALSUNI (MR)  $     3.99
FLASH #9  $     2.99
GOTHAM ACADEMY #13 (ROBIN WAR)  $     2.99
GREAT DIVIDE #2 (OF 6) CVR B STOKES HOMAGE (MR)  $     3.99
GREAT DIVIDE #4 (OF 6) CVR A MARKIEWICZ (MR)  $     3.99
LADY KILLER 2 #4  $     3.99
PATHFINDER WORLDSCAPE #2 (OF 6) CVR C EXC SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     4.99
PATHFINDER WORLDSCAPE #4 (OF 6) CVR A BROWN  $     4.99
POISON IVY CYCLE OF LIFE AND DEATH #5 (OF 6)  $     2.99
ROBIN SON OF BATMAN #3  $     3.99
ROBIN SON OF BATMAN #4  $     3.99
ROBIN SON OF BATMAN #9  $     3.99
ROBIN WAR #1 (OF 2)  $     4.99
SAVAGE DRAGON #212  $     3.99
SCOOBY DOO TEAM UP #19  $     2.99
STRAY BULLETS SUNSHINE & ROSES #18 (MR)  $     3.99
STRAY BULLETS SUNSHINE & ROSES #19 (MR)  $     3.99
STREET TIGER #1  $     3.99
SUICIDE SQUAD #13 VAR ED  $     2.99
SUICIDE SQUAD #13 VAR ED  $     2.99
TEEN TITANS #4  $     2.99
TITANS #5  $     2.99
TMNT ONGOING #62  $     3.99
TMNT ONGOING #62 SUBSCRIPTION VAR   $     3.99
TMNT ONGOING #64  $     3.99
TMNT ONGOING #64 SUBSCRIPTION VAR   $     3.99
TMNT UNIVERSE #3 SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     4.99
TMNT UNIVERSE #6  $     4.99
 
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 NEW ACTION FIGURES/STATUES/MODELS-9  MSRP 
BATMAN ANIMATED NEW BATMAN ADVENTURES CATWOMAN AF  $   28.00
BATMAN ANIMATED NEW BATMAN ADVENTURES RIDDLER AF  $   28.00
DC REBIRTH JUSTICE LEAGUE ACTION FIGURE 7 PACK  $ 100.00
DC SUPERHERO BEST OF FIG COLL MAG #26 SCARECROW   $   17.95
DC SUPERHERO BEST OF FIG COLL MAG #27 SHAZAM  $   17.95
STAR TREK STARSHIPS FIG MAG #90 ROMULAN SCOUT SHIP  $   21.95
STAR TREK STARSHIPS FIG MAG #91 USS SARATOGA  $   21.95
WALKING DEAD FIG MAG #26 NEGAN   $   19.95
WALKING DEAD FIG MAG #27 CARL   $   19.95
 
 REORDER ACTION FIGURES STATUES MODELS-4  MSRP 
MARVEL INFINITY GAUNTLET PX BANK  $   29.99
MY LITTLE PONY APPLEJACK BANK   $   22.99
MY LITTLE PONY RAINBOW DASH BANK  $   22.99
MY LITTLE PONY RARITY BANK  $   22.99
 
 NEW BOOKS & TRADE PAPERBACKS-17  MSRP 
BATGIRL TP VOL 01 BEYOND BURNSIDE (REBIRTH)  $   16.99
BATMAN BY BRIAN K VAUGHAN TP  $   16.99
CIVIL WAR II FALLOUT TP  $   24.99
CYBORG TP VOL 01 THE IMITATION OF LIFE (REBIRTH)  $   16.99
DEADPOOL TOO SOON TP  $   17.99
EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS PELLUCIDAR AT EARTHS CORE TP  $   12.99
FLINTSTONES TP VOL 01  $   16.99
IRON FIST TP BOOK OF CHANGES  $   34.99
LOONEY TUNES GREATEST HITS TP VOL 02 YOURE DESPICABLE  $   12.99
NIGHT RAVEN FROM MARVEL UK VAULTS TP  $   34.99
OVER GARDEN WALL ONGOING TP VOL 01  $   14.99
UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL TP VOL 05 ONLY SQUIRREL IN WORLD  $   15.99
UNCANNY AVENGERS UNITY TP VOL 03 CIVIL WAR II  $   15.99
WARHAMMER 40K DANTE HC  $   27.00
WARHAMMER 40K SHRIKE   $   19.00
WOLVERINE VS PUNISHER TP  $   39.99
X-FORCE EPIC COLLECTION TP UNDER GUN  $   39.99
 
 REORDER BOOKS/TRADES-39  MSRP 
AVENGERS TP KREE SKRULL WAR ALL NEW ED  $   24.99
BATGIRL TP VOL 02 FAMILY BUSINESS  $   16.99
BATMAN ARKHAM ASYLUM 25TH ANNIV DLX ED TP (MR)  $   19.99
BATMAN YEAR ONE DELUXE SC  $   14.99
BATWING TP VOL 01 THE LOST KINGDOM (N52)  $   14.99
BLACK PANTHER EPIC COLLECTION TP PANTHERS RAGE  $   34.99
CODENAME SAILOR V TP VOL 02   $   10.99
CREEPY COMICS TP VOL 01   $   19.99
CREEPY COMICS TP VOL 02 AT DEATHS DOOR  $   19.99
CREEPY COMICS TP VOL 03 LURKING FATE   $   19.99
CROSSED WISH YOU WERE HERE TP VOL 01 (MR)  $   19.99
DAREDEVIL TP MAN WITHOUT FEAR  $   19.99
DEADPOOL FLASHBACKS TP  $   19.99
DEADPOOL TP VOL 06 ORIGINAL SIN  $   17.99
DEATHSTROKE THE TERMINATOR TP VOL 02 SYMPATHY  $   14.99
DMZ TP VOL 09 MIA (MR)  $   14.99
DMZ TP VOL 10 COLLECTIVE PUNISHMENT (MR)  $   14.99
FAIREST TP VOL 01 WIDE AWAKE (MR)  $   14.99
FLASH TP VOL 03 GORILLA WARFARE (N52)  $   16.99
FLASH TP VOL 07 SAVAGE WORLD  $   16.99
FOREVER EVIL HC (N52)  $   24.99
GHOST IN SHELL KODANSHA ED GN VOL 01 (MR)  $   26.99
HARDWARE THE MAN IN THE MACHINE TP  $   19.99
ICON MOTHERSHIP CONNECTION TP  $   24.99
IMAGE FIRSTS COMPENDIUM TP VOL 02 2015  $     5.99
JOKER CLOWN PRINCE OF CRIME TP  $   16.99
LEGEND OF ZELDA GN VOL 01 (OF 10) OCARINA TIME PT 1  $     9.99
LUKE CAGE TP VOL 02 SECOND CHANCES  $   34.99
NEW LONE WOLF AND CUB TP VOL 11 (MR)  $   13.99
NEW SUICIDE SQUAD TP VOL 03 FREEDOM  $   16.99
PAPER GIRLS TP VOL 01  $     9.99
PUNISHER TP FRANKEN-CASTLE  $   34.99
SAMURAI JACK TP VOL 03 QUEST FOR THE BROKEN BLADE  $   19.99
SHANGHAI DIARY NOVEL  $   24.95
SHOWCASE PRESENTS THE DOOM PATROL TP VOL 02  $   19.99
SPIRITS OF VENGEANCE RISE OF MIDNIGHT SONS TP  $   34.99
VENOM BY REMENDER COMPLETE COLLECTION TP VOL 01  $   34.99
WOLVERINE AND X-MEN TP VOL 02 DEATH OF WOLVERINE  $   17.99
X-MEN TP BISHOPS CROSSING  $   34.99
 
 NEW GAMES-2  MSRP 
MODERN MASTERS 2017 BOOSTER PACK  $   10.99
MODERN MASTERS 2017 DISPLAY  $ 225.00
 
 NEW MAGAZINES-12  MSRP 
CLASSIC ROCK #233  $   11.99
FILM COMMENT #53.2  $     6.95
HORRORHOUND #64  $     6.99
IMAGINE FX: THE ART OF FILM  $   19.99
JUNIOR BASEBALL 0417  $     4.99
MAKE UP ARTIST #125  $     6.99
STRAND MAGAZINE 0517  $     6.95
UNCUT #239  $   10.99
WALKING DEAD MAGAZINE #20 PX ED  $     9.99
WALKING DEAD MAGAZINE #20-NEWSTAND EDITION  $     9.99
WORLD OF ARCHIE JUMBO COMIC DIGEST #67  $     6.99
WRITERS CHRONICLE 0417  $     5.95
 
 REORDER MAGAZINES-1  MSRP 
HEAVY METAL #284 CVR A ROYO (MR)   $     8.95
 
 NEW VARIANTS-14  MSRP 
AOD XENA FOREVER AND A DAY #6 CVR B 1:10 VARIANT  TBA 
BATMAN TMNT ADVENTURES #5  1:10 VARIANT  TBA 
BLOODSHOT REBORN #0 CVR E BAGGE 1:10 VARIANT  TBA 
ELEKTRA #2 GRANOV 1:25 VARIANT  TBA 
GHOSTBUSTERS 101 #1  1:10 VARIANT  TBA 
HELENA CRASH #1  1:10 VARIANT  TBA 
IRON FIST #1 PERKINS  1:25 VARIANT  TBA 
IRON FIST #1 ROSS  1:50 VARIANT  TBA 
STAR TREK GREEN LANTERN VOL 2 #4  1:10 VARIANT  TBA 
STAR WARS DARTH MAUL #2 1:25 AJA VARIANT  TBA 
UNCANNY INHUMANS #20 SHALVEY AND BELLAIRE IVX 1:25 VARIANT  TBA 
UNWORTHY THOR #5 (OF 5) STEVENS 1:25 VARIANT  TBA 
UNWORTHY THOR #5 (OF 5) YU 1:50 VARIANT  TBA 
X-O MANOWAR (2017) #1 CVR D INTERLOCK SUAYAN 1:20 VARIANT  TBA 
 
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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-30 OLD DATE NEW DATE
 ACTION FIGURES/STATUES/MODELS    
Beetlejuice Vinimate 3/15/2017 3/22/2017
DC Cover Girls: Hawkgirl Statue 3/29/2017 4/12/2017
DC Designer Ser.: Starfire by Amanda Conner Statue 3/29/2017 4/5/2017
DC Designer Ser.: Superman & Lois Lane by Frank Statue 3/29/2017 3/22/2017
DC Icons: Cyborg Deluxe AF (RES) 4/26/2017 4/5/2017
DC Icons: Deathstroke AF (RES) 4/26/2017 4/5/2017
DC Icons: Static Milestone Action Figure (RES) 4/26/2017 4/5/2017
DC Icons: Swamp Thing AF (RES) 4/26/2017 4/5/2017
DC Icons: Wonder Woman AF (RES) 4/26/2017 4/5/2017
Designer Series: Conner Traditional Harley Quinn AF 3/22/2017 3/29/2017
Harley Quinn: Red, White & Black Statue By Jim Lee 3/29/2017 4/12/2017
Justice League Movie: Aquaman Statue 9/27/2017 10/25/2017
Justice League Movie: Wonder Woman Statue 9/27/2017 10/25/2017
Justice League Movie:The Flash Statue 9/27/2017 10/25/2017
Wonder Woman LED Sign 5/31/2017 3/29/2017
   
 BOOKS & MAGAZINES    
B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth TP Vol. 15: Cometh the Hour  3/22/2017 3/29/2017
Disney Manga Kilala Princess GN Vol. 5  6/28/2017 3/29/2017
Enough Astronaut Blood to Last Winter GN N/A 4/12/2017
Fathom TP Vol. 4: The Rig 4/5/2017 4/19/2017
Jem & the Holograms TP Vol. 4: Enter the Stingers 3/22/2017 4/12/2017
Michael Wm. Kaluta Starstruck Artist Ed. HC 6/28/2017 3/22/2017
Superman: The Golden Age Newspaper Dailies HC 1942-1944 6/28/2017 3/22/2017
Wonder Woman by George P'rez Omnibus HC Vol. 2 5/10/2017 5/17/2017
Xena: Warrior Princess Classic Years Omnibus TP N/A 5/31/2017
   
 COMICS    
Astro City #43 (RES) 4/5/2017 4/12/2017
Astro City #44 4/19/2017 5/17/2017
Hillbilly #7 6/28/2017 4/26/2017
Powers #8 (MR) Reg./Vars. 4/5/2017 4/19/2017
TMNT Ongoing #68 6/28/2017 3/22/2017
Uncanny Avengers #22 4/12/2017 4/5/2017
   
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