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NEW COMIC WEDNESDAY: 052417
IT'S OUR 1192ND WEEK OF ALTERING YOUR REALITY!
277 NEW & RETURNING ITEMS GO ON SALE AT 7:00AM WEDNESDAY
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-THIS WEEKS HIGHLIGHTS-

TOP TEN TITLES

BASED THIS WEEKS ORDERING

  1) DETECTIVE COMICS #957
  2) BEN REILLY SCARLET SPIDER #2
  3) X-MEN BLUE #4
  4) CAPTAIN AMERICA STEVE ROGERS #17 SE
  5) JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #7
  6) INFAMOUS IRON MAN #8
  7) VENOM #150
  8) ACTION COMICS #980
  9) BATMAN THE SHADOW #2 (OF 6)
10) BLACK PANTHER #14

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DIE KITTY DIE HOLLYWOOD OR BUST #1
DIVINICA #1
I AM GROOT #1
JUNGLE FANTASY SURVIVORS #1 (MR)
MASS EFFECT DISCOVERY #1
NORMALS #1
PATHFINDER RUNESCARS #1
RAPTURE #1
SAMARITAN VERITAS #1
SAUCER STATE #1 (OF 6)
STAN LEE CHAKRA MYSTERY OF MIGHTY GIRL #1 (OF 6)
STAR-LORD ANNUAL #1
VICTOR LAVALLE DESTROYER #1
WARHAMMER 40000 DAWN OF WAR III #1 (OF 4)

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GARTH ENNIS RED TEAM DOUBLE TAP #9 (OF 9) (MR)
GFT VAN HELSING VS THE MUMMY OF AMUN RA #5 (OF 5)
MOSAIC #8
RINGSIDE #10 (MR)
WORLD WAR X #6 (OF 6)

-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 ranks this weeks TOP 10 shippers by the number of SKU's they sent out this week. In the case of a tie, the shipper with the higher cumulative MSRP is given top poll position in the rankings.

 052417 RANKINGS # SHIPPING   COVER PRICE  15% OFF  YOU PAY 
  1) IMAGE 33  $            132.67  $     19.90  $   112.77
  2) DC 33  $            114.67  $     17.20  $     97.47
  3) IDW 30  $            124.70  $     18.71  $   106.00
  4) MARVEL 22  $              90.78  $     13.62  $     77.16
  5) AVATAR/BOUNDLESS 20  $            153.80  $     23.07  $   130.73
  6) DARK HORSE 13  $              51.87  $       7.78  $     44.09
  7) ZENESCOPE 12  $              55.88  $       8.38  $     47.50
  8) DYNAMITE 11  $              51.89  $       7.78  $     44.11
  9) TITAN 11  $              43.89  $       6.58  $     37.31
10) VALIANT 7  $              27.93  $       4.19  $     23.74
       INDIE COMICS 25  $            108.76  $     16.31  $     92.45
TOTALS: 217  $        956.84  $ 143.53  $ 813.31
NEW COMICS COST HOW MUCH?!?:  Here's the price point breakdown for the Week of 05/24/17. This coming week, there are 240 NEW COMICS shipping with a total of SEVEN price points ranging from $1.00 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. 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!
 052417 PRICE POINTS # SHIPPING   COVER PRICE  15% OFF  YOU PAY 
$1.00 1  $                 1.00  $       0.15  $       0.85
$2.99 17  $              50.83  $       7.62  $     43.21
$3.99 153  $            610.47  $     91.57  $   518.90
$4.99 17  $              84.83  $     12.72  $     72.11
$5.99 14  $              83.86  $     12.58  $     71.28
$7.99 12  $              95.88  $     14.38  $     81.50
$9.99 3  $              29.97  $       4.50  $     25.47
TOTALS: 217  $        956.84  $ 143.53  $ 813.31

-THIS WEEKS STORE SALES-

OUR BOOK OF THE WEEK
I AM GROOT #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Christopher Hastings (A) Flaviano (CA) Marco D'Alfonso
When the Guardians of the Galaxy get caught in a wormhole, a smaller-than-normal Groot is separated billions of light-years away from the team. Falling to a planet below, Groot discovers he is on an entirely alien and unknown world full of strange creatures and societies.
COVER PRICE:  $3.99
ALL WEEK LONG YOU PAY:  $2.39
OUR KIDS BOOK OF THE WEEK
POWERPUFF GIRLS TIME TIE #1 (OF 3)
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Haley Mancini, Jake Goldman (A/CA) Philip Murphy
Mojo Jojo has decided that because he can never destroy the Powerpuff Girls, he'll do the next best thing: zap them into another time!!! He uses his patented "Time Tie" to blast the three little heroes back into three separate eras in the past. Can the girls find their way back to the present before Mojo can fulfill his mission: The complete destruction of Townsville!
COVER PRICE:  $3.99
ALL WEEK LONG YOU PAY:  $2.39

SAVE OVER $17.00 ON THESE  BOOKS!

 40% OFF ALL WEEK LONG  COVER PRICE  YOU SAVE  YOU PAY 
  I AM GROOT #1  $                  3.99  $       1.60  $         2.39
 POWERPUFF GIRLS TIME TIE #1 (OF 3)  $                  3.99  $       1.60  $         2.39
     
 25% OFF these 14 1st Issues on 052417  COVER PRICE  YOU SAVE  YOU PAY 
 DIE KITTY DIE HOLLYWOOD OR BUST #1  $                  3.99  $       1.00  $         2.99
 DIVINICA #1  $                  3.99  $       1.00  $         2.99
 I AM GROOT #1  $                  3.99  $       1.00  $         2.99
JUNGLE FANTASY SURVIVORS #1 (MR)  $                  5.99  $       1.50  $         4.49
 MASS EFFECT DISCOVERY #1  $                  3.99  $       1.00  $         2.99
 NORMALS #1  $                  3.99  $       1.00  $         2.99
 PATHFINDER RUNESCARS #1  $                  4.99  $       1.25  $         3.74
 RAPTURE #1  $                  3.99  $       1.00  $         2.99
 SAMARITAN VERITAS #1  $                  3.99  $       1.00  $         2.99
 SAUCER STATE #1 (OF 6)  $                  3.99  $       1.00  $         2.99
 STAN LEE CHAKRA MYSTERY OF MIGHTY GIRL #1 (OF 6)  $                  1.00  $       0.25  $         0.75
 STAR-LORD ANNUAL #1  $                  4.99  $       1.25  $         3.74
 VICTOR LAVALLE DESTROYER #1  $                  3.99  $       1.00  $         2.99
 WARHAMMER 40000 DAWN OF WAR III #1 (OF 4)   $                  3.99  $       1.00  $         2.99
 $              64.85  $     17.41  $     47.44

"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 MAY 2017: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY
  GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY MONTH at Alternate Reality is going on now and our entire stock ck of GUARDIANS Comics and Trade Paperbacks are all discounted...
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-THIS WEEKS SHIPPING-

217 NEW & RETURNING COMICS ARRIVE THIS WEEK
15% OFF ALL OF THE NEW COMICS BELOW, EVERYDAY THIS WEEK (052417-053017) FOR EVERYONE!
 1) NEW IMAGE COMICS-32  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
BEAUTY #15 CVR A HAUN & RAUCH (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BEAUTY #15 CVR B MITTEN (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DEADLY CLASS #28 CVR A CRAIG & BOYD (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DEADLY CLASS #28 CVR B MACLEAN (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DEADLY CLASS #28 CVR C SPAWN MONTH VAR (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DEADLY CLASS #28 CVR D SPAWN MONTH B&W VAR (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DYING AND THE DEAD #4 (RES)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DYING AND THE DEAD #4 (RES)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
EAST OF WEST #33  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MAGDALENA VOL 4 #3  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MAGDALENA VOL 4 #3 CVR B SPAWN MONTH VAR  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
OLD GUARD #4 (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
OLD GUARD #4 CVR B SPAWN MONTH VAR (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
OLD GUARD #4 CVR C SPAWN MONTH B&W VAR (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PLASTIC #1 (OF 5) 2ND PTG (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PLASTIC #2 (OF 5) CVR A ROBINSON (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PLASTIC #2 (OF 5) CVR B HILLYARD & MARTIN (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PLASTIC #2 (OF 5) CVR C SPAWN MONTH VAR (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PLASTIC #2 (OF 5) CVR D SPAWN MONTH B&W VAR (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
RAT QUEENS #3 (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
REDNECK #1 2ND PTG (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
REDNECK #2 (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
RINGSIDE #10 (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SAMARITAN VERITAS #1  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SAVAGE DRAGON #224 (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SEVEN TO ETERNITY #5 2ND PTG  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SEVEN TO ETERNITY #6 CVR A OPENA & HOLLINGSWORTH  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SEVEN TO ETERNITY #6 CVR B HARREN  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SEVEN TO ETERNITY #6 CVR C SPAWN MONTH VAR  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SEVEN TO ETERNITY #6 CVR D SPAWN MONTH B&W VAR  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SUN BAKERY #3 (MR)  $        4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
UNDERWINTER #3 CVR A (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
UNDERWINTER #3 CVR B ZDARSKY (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW IMAGE COMICS TOTALS:  $    132.67  $  19.90  $  112.77
     
 2) NEW DC COMICS-33  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ACTION COMICS #980  $        2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
ACTION COMICS #980 VAR ED  $        2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
BATGIRL #11  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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BATMAN 66 MEETS WONDER WOMAN 77 #5 (OF 6)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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BATMAN THE SHADOW #2 (OF 6)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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BATMAN THE SHADOW #2 (OF 6) SALE VAR ED  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BLUE BEETLE #9  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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DEATHSTROKE #19 (LAZARUS)  $        2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
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DETECTIVE COMICS #957  $        2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
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HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #21  $        2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
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HELLBLAZER #10  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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INJUSTICE GROUND ZERO #12  $        2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #7  $        2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
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KAMANDI CHALLENGE #5 (OF 12)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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LOONEY TUNES #237  $        2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
MOTHER PANIC #7 (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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SCOOBY DOO TEAM UP #26  $        2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
SUICIDE SQUAD #18  $        2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
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WONDER WOMAN #23  $        2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
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NEW DC COMICS TOTALS:  $    114.67  $  17.20  $    97.47
     
 3) NEW IDW COMICS-30  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
GHOSTBUSTERS 101 #3  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO #240  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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HIGHLANDER AMERICAN DREAM #4 (OF 5)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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MICKEY MOUSE #20  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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 4) NEW MARVEL COMICS-22  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
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 5) NEW AVATAR/BOUNDLESS COMICS-20  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
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JUNGLE FANTASY SURVIVORS #1 SULTRY NUDE CVR (MR)  $        7.99  $    1.20  $      6.79
JUNGLE FANTASY SURVIVORS #1 TUNDRA ICY ADULT A CVR (A)   $        7.99  $    1.20  $      6.79
JUNGLE FANTASY SURVIVORS #1 TUNDRA ICY ADULT B CVR (A)   $        7.99  $    1.20  $      6.79
JUNGLE FANTASY SURVIVORS #1 WATER NYMPH ADULT CVR (A)   $        9.99  $    1.50  $      8.49
JUNGLE FANTASY SURVIVORS #1 WATER NYMPH CVR (MR)  $        7.99  $    1.20  $      6.79
JUNGLE FANTASY SURVIVORS #1 WATER NYMPH MOONLIGHT CVR (MR)  $        7.99  $    1.20  $      6.79
JUNGLE FANTASY SURVIVORS #1 WATER NYMPH NUDE CVR (MR)  $        9.99  $    1.50  $      8.49
JUNGLE FANTASY SURVIVORS #1 WATER NYMPH TOPLESS CVR (MR)  $        9.99  $    1.50  $      8.49
JUNGLE FANTASY SURVIVORS #1 WRAP CVR (MR)  $        5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
JUNGLE FANTASY SURVIVORS #1 WRAP NUDE CVR (MR)  $        7.99  $    1.20  $      6.79
NEW AVATAR/BOUNDLESS COMICS TOTALS:  $    153.80  $  23.07  $  130.73
     
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ANGEL SEASON 11 #5 MAIN FISCHER CVR  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ANGEL SEASON 11 #5 VAR DEKAL CVR  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BLACK HAMMER #9 MAIN RUBIN  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BLACK HAMMER #9 VAR LEMIRE  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BTVS SEASON 11 #7 MAIN MORRIS CVR  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BTVS SEASON 11 #7 VAR ISAACS CVR  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CONAN THE SLAYER #9  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DEPT H #14  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MASS EFFECT DISCOVERY #1  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MASS EFFECT DISCOVERY #1 NIEMCZYK VAR  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
REBELS THESE FREE & INDEPENDENT STATES #3  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SHAOLIN COWBOY WHOLL STOP THE REIGN #2 (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SHAOLIN COWBOY WHOLL STOP THE REIGN #2 CHO VAR (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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GFT RED AGENT HUMAN ORDER #7 CVR B OTERO (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GFT RED AGENT HUMAN ORDER #7 CVR C VALENTINO (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GFT RED AGENT HUMAN ORDER #7 CVR D LUIS (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GFT VAN HELSING VS THE MUMMY OF AMUN RA #5 (OF 5) CVR A LIMA  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GFT VAN HELSING VS THE MUMMY OF AMUN RA #5 (OF 5) CVR B ROSE  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GFT VAN HELSING VS THE MUMMY OF AMUN RA #5 (OF 5) CVR C MELO  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GFT VAN HELSING VS THE MUMMY OF AMUN RA #5 (OF 5) CVR D METC  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GFT WONDERLAND BIRTH OF MADNESS CVR A CHEN  $        5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
GFT WONDERLAND BIRTH OF MADNESS CVR B CHEN  $        5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
GFT WONDERLAND BIRTH OF MADNESS CVR C KROME  $        5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
GFT WONDERLAND BIRTH OF MADNESS CVR D LEISTER  $        5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
NEW ZENESCOPE COMICS TOTALS:  $      55.88  $    8.38  $    47.50
     
 8) NEW DYNAMITE COMICS-11  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
DOC SAVAGE RING OF FIRE #3 (OF 4) CVR A SCHOONOVER  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DOC SAVAGE RING OF FIRE #3 (OF 4) CVR B MARQUES  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GARTH ENNIS RED TEAM DOUBLE TAP #9 (OF 9) (MR)  $        4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
JAMES BOND FELIX LEITER #5 (OF 6) CVR A PERKINS  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
JAMES BOND SERVICE SPECIAL  $        7.99  $    1.20  $      6.79
KISS #8 CVR A MANDRAKE  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
KISS #8 CVR B WILSON  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
KISS #8 CVR C PHOTO  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PATHFINDER RUNESCARS #1 CVR A LAU  $        4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
PATHFINDER RUNESCARS #1 CVR B BORGES  $        4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
PATHFINDER RUNESCARS #1 CVR C LIMA  $        4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
NEW DYNAMITE COMICS TOTALS:  $      51.89  $    7.78  $    44.11
     
 9) NEW TITAN COMICS-11  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ANNO DRACULA #3 (OF 5) CVR A MCCAFFREY  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ANNO DRACULA #3 (OF 5) CVR B MANDRAKE  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ANNO DRACULA #3 (OF 5) CVR C COLLINS  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ASSASSINS CREED UPRISING #4 CVR A HOLDER  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ASSASSINS CREED UPRISING #4 CVR C GORHAM  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WARHAMMER 40000 REVELATIONS #3 (OF 4) CVR A SVENDSEN  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WARHAMMER 40000 REVELATIONS #3 (OF 4) CVR B PERCIVAL  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WARHAMMER 40000 REVELATIONS #3 (OF 4) CVR C BOWBROWSKI  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WORLD WAR X #6 (OF 6) CVR A DI MEO (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WORLD WAR X #6 (OF 6) CVR B PERCIVAL (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WORLD WAR X #6 (OF 6) CVR C DIAZ (MR)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW TITAN COMICS TOTALS:  $      43.89  $    6.58  $    37.31
     
 10) NEW VALIANT COMICS-7  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
RAPTURE #1 CVR A SUAYAN  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
RAPTURE #1 CVR B JONES  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
RAPTURE #1 CVR C BLANK  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
RAPTURE #1 CVR D NINJAK VS VALIANT UNIVERSE VAR  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
RAPTURE #1 CVR F 20 COPY INCV CAFU  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
X-O MANOWAR (2017) #3 CVR A LAROSA  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
X-O MANOWAR (2017) #3 CVR B ROCAFORT  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW VALIANT COMICS TOTALS:  $      27.93  $    4.19  $    23.74
     
 NEW INDEPENDENT COMICS-25  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ANCIENT DREAMS #2 REISSUE ED  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ARCHIES ONE SHOT CVR A JAIME HERNANDEZ (RES)  $        4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
ARCHIES ONE SHOT CVR B DAVID MACK (RES)  $        4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
ARCHIES ONE SHOT CVR C AUDREY MOK (RES)  $        4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
DEATH BE DAMNED #4  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DIE KITTY DIE HOLLYWOOD OR BUST #1 CVR A RUIZ  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DIE KITTY DIE HOLLYWOOD OR BUST #1 CVR B PARENT  $        4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
DIVINICA #1  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
FOURTH PLANET #5   $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
HUNTERS OF SALAMANSTRA #4 CVR A MAIN  $        5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
HUNTERS OF SALAMANSTRA #4 CVR B JOSECO  $        5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
HUNTERS OF SALAMANSTRA #4 CVR C KEEN GREEN RARE VAR  $        5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
JIM HENSON POWER OF DARK CRYSTAL #3 (OF 12)  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
JIM HENSON POWER OF THE DARK CRYSTAL #3 (OF 12) SUBSCRIPTION  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
LETTER 44 #33  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
LUMBERJANES #38  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MIRACULOUS #12 CVR A  $        4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
MIRACULOUS #12 CVR B  $        4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
NORMALS #1 REG CVR  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SOULFIRE #3 CVR A CAFARO  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SOULFIRE #3 CVR B LORENZANA  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SOUTHERN NIGHTGOWN #5  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STAN LEE CHAKRA MYSTERY OF MIGHTY GIRL #1 (OF 6)  $        1.00  $    0.15  $      0.85
VICTOR LAVALLE DESTROYER #1  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
VICTOR LAVALLE DESTROYER #1 (OF 6) FOC INV STELFREEZE VAR  $        3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
 NEW INDEPENDENT COMICS TOTALS:  $    108.76  $  16.31  $    92.45
     

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 NEW ACTION FIGURES/STATUES/MODELS-5  MSRP 
DCTV ARROW CONSTANTINE AF  $      28.00
DCTV ARROW VIXEN AF  $      28.00
DCTV SUPERGIRL AF  $      28.00
DCTV SUPERGIRL MARTIAN MANHUNTER AF  $      28.00
POP STRANGER THINGS ELEVEN EGGOS VINYL FIG  $      12.99
 
 NEW APPAREL-2  MSRP 
DEADPOOL READ MORE COMICS PX BLACK T/S XL   $      18.00
IRON FIST DRAGON PUNCH PX BLACK T/S XL   $      18.00
 
 NEW BOOKS & TRADE PAPERBACKS-23  MSRP 
BATMAN NEW GOTHAM TP  $      29.99
BATMAN WILDCAT TP  $      24.99
COLOR YOUR OWN MARVEL TSUM TSUM TP  $        9.99
DEADPOOL WORLDS GREATEST TP VOL 07 DEADPOOL DOES SHAKESPEARE  $      15.99
DISNEY MANGA MAGICAL DANCE GN VOL 01  $      10.99
DOCTOR STRANGE AND SORCERERS SUPREME TP VOL 01 OUT OF TIME  $      15.99
DYING AND THE DEAD SPEC ED TP  $        9.99
HELLBLAZER TP VOL 16 THE WILD CARD (MR)  $      24.99
JOSIE & THE PUSSYCATS TP VOL 01  $      17.99
MOON KNIGHT TP VOL 02 REINCARNATIONS  $      15.99
MOONSHINE TP VOL 01 (MR)  $        9.99
SILVER SURFER EPIC COLLECTION INFINITY GAUNTLET TP  $      34.99
SPIDER-MAN BY TODD DEZAGO AND MIKE WIERINGO TP  $      39.99
SUPERMAN ADVENTURES TP VOL 03  $      19.99
SUPERMAN THE FINAL DAYS OF SUPERMAN TP  $      19.99
UNCANNY INHUMANS TP VOL 04 IVX  $      17.99
UNWORTHY THOR TP  $      15.99
VIOLENT LOVE TP VOL 01 STAY DANGEROUS (MR)  $        9.99
BARBIE HC VOL 01   $      12.99
MOONSHINE TP VOL 01 (MR)  $        9.99
SCIENCE COMICS FLYING MACHINES SC GN   $      12.99
WARHAMMER 40K AZRAEL PROSE NOVEL HC  $      19.00
WARHAMMER 40K CARRION THRONE PROSE NOVEL HC   $      27.00
 
 REORDER BOOKS/TRADES-4  MSRP 
JAMES BOND HAMMERHEAD HC  $      24.99
BARBARIAN CHICKS AND DEMONS GN VOL 06 (A)  $      11.99
EROS GN VOL 55 YOUNG WITCHES PT 4 ETERNAL DREAM (A)  $      16.95
PAPER GIRLS TP VOL 01  $        9.99
 
 NEW MAGAZINES-12  MSRP 
BACK ISSUE #97   $        8.95
CARTOONS MAGAZINE #9  $        5.99
CLASSIC ROCK #235  $      11.99
COOKS ILLUSTRATED SPECIAL: REVOLUTIONARY RECIPIES  $        9.95
FILM COMMENT #53.3  $        6.95
GAMES WORLD OF PUZZLES 0617  $        4.99
HORRORHOUND #65  $        6.99
JACK KIRBY COLLECTOR #71  $      10.95
SIZZLE #73 (A)   $        6.99
STAR WARS INSIDER #173 PX ED  $        7.99
TLR-THE LITERARY REVIEW #60.01  $      10.00
WHISKEY #142  $        7.99
 
 NEW VARIANTS-14  MSRP 
ALL NEW GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #2 HENRICHON 1:25 VARIANT  TBA 
BEN REILLY SCARLET SPIDER #2 BROWN  1:25 VARIANT  TBA 
BLACK PANTHER #14 ROBINSON  1:25 VARIANT  TBA 
DIE KITTY DIE HOLLYWOOD OR BUST #1 CVR C  1:5  VARIANT  TBA 
GHOSTBUSTERS 101 #3   1:10  VARIANT  TBA 
I AM GROOT #1 FOSGITT  1:25 VARIANT  TBA 
JEAN GREY #2 YARDIN  1:25 VARIANT  TBA 
NORMALS #1 TORQUE  1:10  VARIANT  TBA 
POWERPUFF GIRLS TIME TIE #1 (OF 3)  1:10  VARIANT  TBA 
RAPTURE #1 CVR E CHAR DSN KANO   1:10  VARIANT  TBA 
SECRET WARRIORS #2 PUTRI  1:25 VARIANT  TBA 
TMNT UNIVERSE #10  1:10  VARIANT  TBA 
VENOM #150 DELLOTTO  1:25 VARIANT  TBA 
VENOM #150 STOKOE  1:25 VARIANT  TBA 
 
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THIS WEEKS LATE LIST
(The following have been pushed back from their original release dates to these new dates)
 VENDOR/TITLE-17 OLD DATE NEW DATE
 ACTION FIGURES/STATUES/MODELS    
3A X DC Steel Age Batman 1/6 Scale Figure Day Retail Ver. 6/28/2017 6/14/2017
BTTF 2 Hover Time Machine Electronic Vehicle  7/26/2017 6/21/2017
Marvel HeroClix 15th Ann.: What If? Booster Brick 6/28/2017 6/7/2017
Watchmen Minimates Box Set  7/26/2017 6/21/2017
   
 BOOKS & MAGAZINES    
Alack Sinner: Age of Innocence TP 5/24/2017 6/28/2017
Cave Carson Has a Cybernetic Eye TP Vol.. 1: Going Underground 6/14/2017 6/28/2017
Eightball: Like a Velvet Glove Cast in Iron TP Wrap Cvr.. Ed. 5/24/2017 6/14/2017
Harry Moon: Big Top Prose Novel HC 8/2/2017 6/28/2017
Home Time HC 6/28/2017 8/23/2017
Instrumental GN 6/28/2017 6/7/2017
Klaw GN Vol.. 2 6/28/2017 5/31/2017
Planetary TP Book 1 6/7/2017 7/12/2017
   
 COMICS    
Dark Days: The Forge #1 Std./Vars. 6/14/2017 5/31/2017
Dark Knight III: Master Race #9 Collector's Edition 6/14/2017 6/28/2017
Dark Knight III: Master Race #9 Std./Vars. 5/31/2017 6/7/2017
DC Looney Tunes 100-page Spectacular #1 6/7/2017 5/31/2017
Zombies Assemble #2 Reg/Var. 5/31/2017 6/7/2017
   
ABBREVIATIONS KEY TO THIS PAGE

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2ND PTG VAR=Second Printing Variant
AF=Action Figure(s)
ANMN=All New Marvel Now
ANNIV=Anniversary
ASST=Assortment
AUXILIARY ED=The designation Avatar Comics assigns to it's 2nd Prints
BK=Book
BLK=Black
CCG=Collectable Card Game
COLL ED=Collected Edition
COLL MAG=Collector's Magazine
CURR PRTG=Current Printing
CVR=Cover
DM=Direct Market (Comic Book Stores only)
ED=Edition
DCU=DC Universe
DLX=Deluxe
FRGTN RLMS=Forgotten Realms
GN=Graphic Novel
GORE=Gory cover image
HC=Hard Cover
INCV=Incentive Cover
LTD ED=Limited Edition
MED=Medium (as in a "Medium Sized Statue")
MLB=Major League Baseball
MMPB=Mass Media Paper Back
MMW=Marvel Master Works
MTME=Transformers More Than Meets the Eye
(MR)=Mature Readers, this item is NOT intended for younger or more sensitive readers.
N52=DC's New 52
NBA=National Basketball Association
NBA=National Basketball Association
NFL=National Football League
NHL=National Hockey League
NOTE PRICE=Price differs from this titles regular price.
NOW=Marvel NOW!
O/A=Order Again
PKT=Pocket
PTG=Printing
PX=Previews Exclusive
Reg./Var.=Regular Cover/Variant Cover
(RES)=Re-solicited Item
RI VARIANT=a Retailer Incentive Variant cover
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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