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-LETS TALK THIS WEEKS SHIPPING-

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-THIS WEEKS HIGHLIGHTS-

TOP TEN COMICS

BASED THIS WEEKS ORDERING

  1) IMMORTAL HULK #12
  2) BATMAN #63
  3) AVENGERS #13
  4) GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #1
  5) JUSTICE LEAGUE #16
  6) SHAZAM #2
  7) UNCANNY X-MEN ANNUAL #1
  8) FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #2
  9) SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #2
10) NAOMI #1

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GAME RELATED TITLES FOR THIS WEEK

ROLLED AND TOLD #5
STARCRAFT SOLDIERS #1 (OF 4)
WITCHER #2 OF FLESH & FLAME

14 FIRST ISSUES

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ALIENS RESISTANCE #1
AVANT-GUARDS #1 (OF 12)
BLOSSOMS 666 #1
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #1
CRYPT OF SHADOWS #1
CURSE OF BRIMSTONE ANNUAL #1
GRIMM FAIRY TALES 2019 ANNUAL #1 (OF 1)
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #1
HEROES AT LARGE #1 (MR)
LADY DEATH HELLRAIDERS #1 (OF 1)
NAOMI #1
OLIVER #1 CVR A ROBERTSON
STARCRAFT SOLDIERS #1 (OF 4)
TMNT SHREDDER IN HELL #1
TRUE BELIEVERS CONAN SECRET OF SKULL RIVER #1
TRUE BELIEVERS KING CONAN #1
TURNBUCKLE TITANS #1 NIKOLAI VOLKOFF
UNCANNY X-MEN ANNUAL #1
WAR IS HELL #1

11 LAST ISSUES

IT'S THE FINAL LAP
FOR THESE CHERISHED TITLES

DIE KITTY DIE HEAVEN AND HELL #4
DISSENSION WAR ETERNAL #5
DOLLMAN KILLS THE FULL MOON UNIVERSE #6 (OF 6)
HELLICIOUS #6 (OF 6) (MR)
HIGH HEAVEN #5 (MR)
LONG LOST PART TWO #6
LOW ROAD WEST #5 (OF 5)
OVER GARDEN WALL HOLLOW TOWN #5 (OF 5)
REGRESSION #15 (MR)
STAR TREK TNG TERRA INCOGNITA #6
WILLIAM THE LAST #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 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.

 012319 RANKINGS # TITLES   COVER PRICE  15% OFF  YOU PAY 
  1) MARVEL 27  $                 107.75  $         16.16  $         91.59
  2) DC 24  $                    94.76  $         14.21  $         80.55
  3) IDW 20  $                    87.80  $         13.17  $         74.63
  4) BOOM! 14  $                    55.86  $           8.38  $         47.48
  5) IMAGE 12  $                    47.88  $           7.18  $         40.70
  6) DYNAMITE 10  $                    39.90  $           5.99  $         33.92
  7) DARK HORSE 6  $                    23.94  $           3.59  $         20.35
  8) ARCHIE 6  $                    22.94  $           3.44  $         19.50
  9) ANTARCTIC PRESS 5  $                    19.95  $           2.99  $         16.96
10) VALIANT 5  $                    19.95  $           2.99  $         16.96
       INDIE COMICS 35  $                 155.65  $         23.35  $       132.30
TOTALS: 164  $            676.38  $    101.46  $    574.92

NEW COMICS COST HOW MUCH?!?:  Here's the price point breakdown for the Week of 01/23/19. This coming week, there are 164 NEW COMICS shipping with a total of SIX 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!

 012319 PRICE POINTS # SHIPPING   COVER PRICE  15% OFF  YOU PAY 
$1.00 2  $                      2.00  $           0.30  $           1.70
$2.99 3  $                      8.97  $           1.35  $           7.62
$3.99 134  $                 534.66  $         80.20  $       454.46
$4.99 21  $                 104.79  $         15.72  $         89.07
$5.99 3  $                    17.97  $           2.70  $         15.27
$7.99 1  $                      7.99  $           1.20  $           6.79
TOTALS: 164  $            676.38  $    101.46  $    574.92

-THIS WEEKS STORE SALES-

25% OFF OUR BOOK OF THE WEEK

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #1

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Donny Cates (A) Geoff Shaw (CA) David Marquez

The universe is on fire. Hundreds of worlds are at war. Never has there been such hatred and division across the cosmos. And in spite of all this, Thanos of Titan is still dead...or is he? Now, more than ever, the cosmos need the Guardians of the Galaxy...but in the aftermath of the Infinity Wars, who is left to answer the call?

COVER PRICE:

 $4.99

ALL WEEK LONG YOU PAY:

 $3.75

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JEM AND HOLOGRAMS IDW 2020 KEENAN

IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Sina Grace (A/CA) Siobhan Keenan

Jem and the Holograms are back with new music, old flames, and good friends in this adventure set 20 years in the future! Join Jerrica, Synergy, and the rest of your favorite holographic gals for a rockin' reunion that's sure to please old and new fans alike!
Celebrate 20 years of IDW with new stories about all your favorite characters!

COVER PRICE:

 $4.99

ALL WEEK LONG YOU PAY:

  $3.75

SAVE  OVER $20.00 0N THESE BOOKS THIS WEEK!

 25% OFF ALL WEEK LONG  COVER PRICE  YOU SAVE  YOU PAY 
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #1  $                       4.99  $           1.25  $             3.74
JEM AND HOLOGRAMS IDW 2020 KEENAN  $                       4.99  $           1.25  $             3.74
     
 25% OFF these 18 other 1st Issues on 012319  COVER PRICE  YOU SAVE  YOU PAY 
ALIENS RESISTANCE #1   $                       3.99  $           1.00  $             2.99
AVANT-GUARDS #1 (OF 12)   $                       3.99  $           1.00  $             2.99
BLOSSOMS 666 #1  $                       3.99  $           1.00  $             2.99
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #1   $                       3.99  $           1.00  $             2.99
CRYPT OF SHADOWS #1  $                       3.99  $           1.00  $             2.99
CURSE OF BRIMSTONE ANNUAL #1  $                       4.99  $           1.25  $             3.74
GRIMM FAIRY TALES 2019 ANNUAL #1 (OF 1)   $                       5.99  $           1.50  $             4.49
HEROES AT LARGE #1 (MR)  $                       3.99  $           1.00  $             2.99
LADY DEATH HELLRAIDERS #1 (OF 1)   $                       4.99  $           1.25  $             3.74
NAOMI #1  $                       3.99  $           1.00  $             2.99
OLIVER #1 CVR A ROBERTSON  $                       3.99  $           1.00  $             2.99
STARCRAFT SOLDIERS #1 (OF 4)  $                       3.99  $           1.00  $             2.99
TMNT SHREDDER IN HELL #1   $                       3.99  $           1.00  $             2.99
TRUE BELIEVERS CONAN SECRET OF SKULL RIVER #1  $                       1.00  $           0.25  $             0.75
TRUE BELIEVERS KING CONAN #1  $                       1.00  $           0.25  $             0.75
TURNBUCKLE TITANS #1 NIKOLAI VOLKOFF  $                       3.99  $           1.00  $             2.99
UNCANNY X-MEN ANNUAL #1  $                       4.99  $           1.25  $             3.74
WAR IS HELL #1  $                       3.99  $           1.00  $             2.99
 $                    80.82  $         20.21  $         60.62

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

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-THIS WEEKS SHIPPING-

169 NEW & RETURNING COMICS ARRIVE THIS WEEK

15% OFF ALL OF THE NEW COMICS BELOW,
EVERYDAY THIS WEEK
(012319-012919) FOR EVERYONE!

 1) NEW MARVEL COMICS-27  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
AVENGERS #13  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
AVENGERS #13 ZIRCHER GOTG VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CRYPT OF SHADOWS #1  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CRYPT OF SHADOWS #1 CHRISTOPHER VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #1  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #1 LIM VAR  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #1 SHAW WRAPAROUND VAR  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #1 SKROCE VAR  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
IMMORTAL HULK #12  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
IMMORTAL HULK #12 SHAW GOTG VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
IMMORTAL HULK #12 SLINEY CONAN VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MAN WITHOUT FEAR #4  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MAN WITHOUT FEAR #4 CAMUNCOLI CONNECTING VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR #39  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SHURI #4  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SILVER SURFER #14 FACSIMILE EDITION  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STAR WARS #60  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STAR WARS #60 CHRISTOPHER ACTION FIGURE  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #2 MCKONE GOTG VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TRUE BELIEVERS CONAN SECRET OF SKULL RIVER #1  $     1.00  $    0.15  $      0.85
TRUE BELIEVERS KING CONAN #1  $     1.00  $    0.15  $      0.85
UNCANNY X-MEN ANNUAL #1  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
UNCANNY X-MEN ANNUAL #1 PETROVICH VAR  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
WAR IS HELL #1  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WAR IS HELL #1 LAND VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW MARVEL COMICS TOTALS:  $ 107.75  $  16.16  $    91.59
     
 2) NEW DC COMICS-24  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
AMERICAN CARNAGE #3 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
AQUAMAN #44  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
AQUAMAN #44 VAR ED  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BATMAN #63  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BATMAN #63 VAR ED  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
COVER #5 (OF 6) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
COVER #5 (OF 6) VAR ED (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CURSE OF BRIMSTONE ANNUAL #1  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
DAMAGE #13  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
FREEDOM FIGHTERS #2 (OF 12)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
JUSTICE LEAGUE #16  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
JUSTICE LEAGUE #16 VAR ED  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
LUCIFER #4 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NAOMI #1  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NAOMI #1 VAR ED  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PEARL #6 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SHAZAM #2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SHAZAM #2 VAR ED  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SIDEWAYS #12  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
TEEN TITANS #26  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TEEN TITANS #26 VAR ED  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TEEN TITANS GO #32  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
WILD STORM #19  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WILD STORM #19 VAR ED  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW DC COMICS TOTALS:  $   94.76  $  14.21  $    80.55
     
 3) NEW IDW COMICS-20  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
DUCKTALES #17   $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO SILENT OPTION #3 (OF 4) CVR A DI  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO SILENT OPTION #3 (OF 4) CVR B LO  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
GO-BOTS #3 CVR A SCIOLI  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GO-BOTS #3 CVR B SHAW  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
JEM AND HOLOGRAMS IDW 2020 KEENAN  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #74 CVR A SHERRON  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #74 CVR B RICHARD  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MY LITTLE PONY IDW 2020 KUUSISTO  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
RISE OF THE TMNT #4 SURIANO CVR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ROAD OF THE DEAD HIGHWAY TO HELL #3 CVR A SANTIPEREZ  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
ROAD OF THE DEAD HIGHWAY TO HELL #3 CVR B MOSS  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
SPIDER KING FROSTBITE ONE-SHOT CVR A DARMINI  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
SPIDER KING FROSTBITE ONE-SHOT CVR B PENALTA  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
STAR TREK TNG TERRA INCOGNITA #6 CVR A SHASTEEN  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STAR TREK TNG TERRA INCOGNITA #6 CVR B PHOTO  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SUKEBAN TURBO #3 (OF 4) SANTOS  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TMNT ONGOING #90 CVR A DIALYNAS  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TMNT ONGOING #90 CVR B EASTMAN  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TMNT SHREDDER IN HELL #1 CVR A SANTOLOUCO  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW IDW TOTALS:  $   87.80  $  13.17  $    74.63
     
 4) NEW BOOM! COMICS-14  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
AVANT-GUARDS #1 (OF 12) MAIN  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
AVANT-GUARDS #1 (OF 12) PREORDER FISH VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #1 DUNLAP VIRGIN VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #1 MAIN  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #1 PREORDER CAREY VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #1 WADA VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
JIM HENSON BENEATH DARK CRYSTAL #6 (OF 12) MAIN CVR DEWEY  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
JIM HENSON BENEATH DARK CRYSTAL #6 (OF 12) PREORDER PETERSEN  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
LOW ROAD WEST #5 (OF 5)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
OVER GARDEN WALL HOLLOW TOWN #5 (OF 5) MAIN   $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
OVER GARDEN WALL HOLLOW TOWN #5 (OF 5) PREORDER HALL VAR   $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SMOOTH CRIMINALS #3 (OF 12)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STEVEN UNIVERSE ONGOING #24 MAIN PENA CVR   $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STEVEN UNIVERSE ONGOING #24 PREORDER SOUTO VAR   $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW BOOM! COMICS TOTALS:  $   55.86  $    8.38  $    47.48
     
 5) NEW IMAGE COMICS-12  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
BEAUTY #26 CVR A HAUN & FILARDI (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BEAUTY #26 CVR B OTRAKJI (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DIE DIE DIE #7 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
EXORSISTERS #4 CVR A LAGACE & PANTAZIS  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
EXORSISTERS #4 CVR B TEMPLETON  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
HARDCORE #2 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MIDDLEWEST #1 3RD PTG (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MONSTRESS #19 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
OLIVER #1 CVR A ROBERTSON  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
OLIVER #1 CVR B FABRY  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #38 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
REGRESSION #15 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW IMAGE COMICS TOTALS:  $   47.88  $    7.18  $    40.70
     
 6) NEW DYNAMITE COMICS-10  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
GAME OF THRONES CLASH OF KINGS #15 CVR A MILLER (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GAME OF THRONES CLASH OF KINGS #15 CVR B RUBI (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
KISS BLOOD STARDUST #4 CVR A SAYGER  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
KISS BLOOD STARDUST #4 CVR B BUCHEMI  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
KISS BLOOD STARDUST #4 CVR C SANAPO  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MARS ATTACKS #4 CVR A SMART  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MARS ATTACKS #4 CVR B COLEMAN  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MARS ATTACKS #4 CVR C MARRON  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MARS ATTACKS #4 CVR D HACK  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MARS ATTACKS #4 CVR E SCHWEIZER SUB VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW DYNAMITE COMICS TOTALS:  $   39.90  $    5.99  $    33.92
     
 7) NEW DARK HORSE COMICS-6  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ALIENS RESISTANCE #1 CVR A LA TORRE  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ALIENS RESISTANCE #1 CVR B JONES  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
HELLBOY AND BPRD 1956 #3 (OF 5)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
LIGHTSTEP #3 (OF 5)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STARCRAFT SOLDIERS #1 (OF 4)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WITCHER #2 OF FLESH & FLAME  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW DARK HORSE COMICS TOTALS:  $   23.94  $    3.59  $    20.35
     
 8) NEW ARCHIE COMICS-6  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
BETTY & VERONICA FRIENDS FOREVER GO TO WORK  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
BLOSSOMS 666 #1 CVR A BRAGA  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BLOSSOMS 666 #1 CVR B EISMA  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BLOSSOMS 666 #1 CVR C FRANCAVILLA  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BLOSSOMS 666 #1 CVR D HACK  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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 9) NEW ANTARCTIC PRESS COMICS-5  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
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PUNCHLINE #3  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TEAM MOBILE #2  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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WILLIAM THE LAST #4  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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LIVEWIRE #2 CVR B HUTCHISON  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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X-O MANOWAR (2017) #23 CVR B YAPUR (NEW ARC)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
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DIE KITTY DIE! HEAVEN AND HELL #4 CVR B RUIZ  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DISSENSION WAR ETERNAL #5 CVR A GUNDERSON  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DISSENSION WAR ETERNAL #5 CVR B GREEN  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DOLLMAN KILLS THE FULL MOON UNIVERSE #6 (OF 6) CVR A STRUTZ  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DOLLMAN KILLS THE FULL MOON UNIVERSE #6 (OF 6) CVR B PASCUAL  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GRIMM FAIRY TALES 2019 ANNUAL #1 (OF 1) CVR A DIAZ  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
GRIMM FAIRY TALES 2019 ANNUAL #1 (OF 1) CVR B SILVA  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
GRUMBLE #3 CVR A MIKE NORTON  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GRUMBLE #3 CVR B LTD FAREL DALRYMPLE  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
HELLICIOUS #6 (OF 6) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
HIGH HEAVEN #5 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
JUNIOR HIGH HORRORS #3 CVR A THE WALKING FLU  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
JUNIOR HIGH HORRORS #3 CVR B DAWN OF THE DEAD PARODY  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
JUNIOR HIGH HORRORS #3 CVR C JV LOVES FREDERICK  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
KAIJUMAX SEASON 4 #4 (OF 6) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
LADY DEATH HELLRAIDERS #1 (OF 1) BOMBSHELL ED (MR)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
LADY DEATH HELLRAIDERS #1 (OF 1) STANDARD CVR (MR)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
LONG LOST PART TWO #6  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
LOVE TOWN #2  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
MALL #3  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MEGA GHOST #2 (OF 5)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS ZEROS JOURNEY #6  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
QUINCREDIBLE #3  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ROLLED AND TOLD #5   $     7.99  $    1.20  $      6.79
SINK #6 CVR A CORMACK (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SINK #7 CVR A CORMACK (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SOLAR FLARE SEASON THREE #4  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SOULFIRE VOL 7 #7 CVR A LADJOUZE  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SOULFIRE VOL 7 #7 CVR B TRAN  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STARGATE ATLANTIS UNIVERSE ANTHOLOGY ONGOING #3 SGA PHOTO CV  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STARGATE ATLANTIS UNIVERSE ANTHOLOGY ONGOING #3 SGU PHOTO CV  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TANK GIRL ACTION ALLEY #2 CVR A PARSON  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TANK GIRL ACTION ALLEY #2 CVR B ACTION FIGURE  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TANK GIRL ACTION ALLEY #2 CVR C ARTIST ED  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW INDIE COMICS TOTALS:  $ 155.65  $  23.35  $  132.30
     

 REORDER COMICS-12  MSRP 
BIRTHRIGHT #34 CVR A BRESSAN & LUCAS  $     3.99
DIE DIE DIE #6 (MR)  $     3.99
FATHOM VOL 7 #6 CVR A OUM  $     3.99
FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #1  $     4.99
GRUMBLE #2 CVR A MIKE NORTON  $     3.99
HELLINA RAVENING #2 DEADLY BEAUTY (MR)  $     5.99
HEY KIDS COMICS #5 (OF 5) CVR B HERO INITIATIVE VAR (MR)  $     3.99
JUNGLE FANTASY SECRETS #4 LORELEI (MR)  $     5.99
MARVEL TALES FANTASTIC FOUR #1  $     7.99
MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR #38  $     3.99
RUMBLE #10 CVR A RUBIN (MR)  $     3.99
STAR WARS HAN SOLO IMPERIAL CADET #3 (OF 5)  $     3.99
 

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POP TV VIBE VINYL FIG   $   12.99
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POP HEROES LOBO PX VINYL FIGURE  $   12.99
POP MARVEL SPIDER-MAN NOIR VINYL FIG  $   12.99
POP MARVEL SPIDER-MAN PROWLER VINYL FIG   $   12.99
 
 REORDER BOOKS & TRADE PAPERBACKS-26  MSRP 
BATMAN ANIMATED SERIES ARKHAM PINT GLASS  $   10.99
BATMAN ANIMATED SERIES BATFAMILY PINT GLASS  $   10.99
BATMAN BEYOND BATMAN VERSION 2 BUST   $   59.99
DC ARTISTS ALLEY WONDER WOMAN BY CHRIS UMINGA VINYL FIG  $   40.00
DC COMICS DESIGNER SER LEE BERMEJO BATMAN AF (RES)  $   28.00
DC ESSENTIALS AQUAMAN AF  $   26.00
DC ESSENTIALS BATMAN AF  $   26.00
DC ESSENTIALS BLACK MANTA AF  $   26.00
DC ESSENTIALS BRAINIAC AF  $   26.00
DC ESSENTIALS DEATHSTROKE AF  $   26.00
DC ESSENTIALS SUPERMAN AF  $   26.00
DC ESSENTIALS THE FLASH AF  $   26.00
DC GALLERY BATMAN TAS LAWYER HARLEY PVC FIGURE   $   45.00
DC TV THE FLASH SEASON 3 AF  $   28.00
DCTV LEGENDS OF TOMORROW ATOM AF  $   28.00
FLASH TV REVERSE FLASH AF  $   28.00
KINGDOM HEARTS SELECT SERIES 2 BBS GOOFY AQUA AF   $   24.99
MARVEL GALLERY IRONHEART PVC FIG  $   45.00
MARVEL GALLERY LADY DEADPOOL PVC FIG  $   45.00
MARVEL GALLERY LADY THOR PVC FIG  $   45.00
MARVEL SELECT BEAST COMIC AF   $   24.99
MARVEL SELECT BLACK CAT ACTION FIGURE  $   24.99
MARVEL SELECT CLASSIC GREEN GOBLIN AF   $   24.99
MARVEL SELECT SABRETOOTH AF  $   24.99
MARVEL SELECT THOR AF   $   24.99
MARVEL SELECT WOLVERINE AF  $   24.99
 
 NEW BOOKS & TRADE PAPERBACKS-16  MSRP 
BEN REILLY SCARLET SPIDER TP VOL 05  $   17.99
BLACK PANTHER TP BOOK 06 INTERG EMPIRE WAKANDA PT 01  $   17.99
COSMIC GHOST RIDER TP BABY THANOS MUST DIE  $   15.99
DAREDEVIL BACK IN BLACK TP VOL 08 DEATH OF DAREDEVIL  $   19.99
DARK NIGHTS METAL TP  $   19.99
DOCTOR WHO COMP HIST HC VOL 87 11TH DOCTOR STORIES 221- 223  $   18.99
EMPOWERED & SISTAH SPOOKYS HIGH SCHOOL HELL TP   $   19.99
EXTERMINATION TP  $   17.99
HELLBOY AN ASSORTMENT OF HORRORS SC NOVEL  $   14.99
JUGHEAD HUNGER TP VOL 02 (MR)  $   17.99
LOBO BY KEITH GIFFEN & ALAN GRANT TP VOL 02  $   24.99
MARVEL TWO-IN-ONE TP VOL 02 NEXT OF KIN  $   17.99
MICKEY MOUSE FIRE EYE OF ATLANTIS  $   12.99
NEW MUTANTS ABNETT LANNING TP VOL 01 COMPLETE COLLECTION  $   34.99
PROBLEM OF SUSAN AND OTHER STORIES HC   $   17.99
SANDMAN TP VOL 04 SEASON OF MISTS 30TH ANNIV ED (MR)  $   19.99
 
 REORDER BOOKS & TRADES-38  MSRP 
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN TP WORLDWIDE VOL 09  $   19.99
BATMAN BEYOND TP VOL 04 TARGET BATMAN  $   14.99
BATMAN EUROPA TP  $   16.99
BATMAN PRODIGAL TP NEW ED  $   24.99
BATMAN SHADOW THE MURDER GENIUSES TP  $   16.99
BATMAN TP VOL 08 COLD DAYS  $   16.99
CLOAK AND DAGGER MPGN TP SHADES OF GREY  $   19.99
COLOR YOUR OWN DEADPOOL TP  $     9.99
DARK DAYS ROAD TO METAL TP  $   19.99
DC MEETS HANNA BARBERA TP VOL 02  $   16.99
DEADPOOL AND CABLE TP SPLIT SECOND  $   16.99
DEADPOOL BY DANIEL WAY COMPLETE COLL TP VOL 01  $   34.99
DEADPOOL BY DANIEL WAY COMPLETE COLL TP VOL 04  $   34.99
DEADPOOL CLASSIC OMNIBUS HC VOL 01  $ 125.00
DEADPOOL CLASSIC TP VOL 01  $   29.99
DEADPOOL KILLS DEADPOOL TP  $   14.99
DEADPOOL MERCS FOR MONEY TP VOL 00 MERC MADNESS  $   16.99
DEADPOOL TP ONES WITH DEADPOOL  $   15.99
DEADPOOL TP VOL 01 DEAD PRESIDENTS NOW  $   15.99
DEADPOOL TP VOL 03 X MARKS SPOT  $   15.99
DEADPOOL TP VOL 04 DEADPOOL VS SHIELD NOW  $   15.99
DEADPOOL TP VOL 04 MONKEY BUSINESS  $   15.99
DEADPOOL TP VOL 05 WEDDING OF DEADPOOL NOW  $   15.99
DEADPOOL VS CARNAGE TP  $   16.99
DEADPOOL WORLDS GREATEST TP VOL 01 MILLIONAIRE WITH MOUTH  $   15.99
DEADPOOLS ART OF WAR TP  $   12.99
DEATH OF INHUMANS TP  $   15.99
FLASH TP VOL 08 FLASH WAR  $   16.99
JUSTICE LEAGUE WORLDS GREATEST HEROES BY ROSS & DINI TP  $   29.99
NEIL GAIMANS MIDNIGHT DAYS TP  $   16.99
NEW SUPER MAN TP VOL 03 EQUILIBRIUM REBIRTH  $   16.99
NIGHTWING TP VOL 07 THE BLEEDING EDGE  $   19.99
SENTRY TP VOL 01 MAN OF TWO WORLDS  $   15.99
SPIDER-GEDDON TP EDGE OF SPIDER-GEDDON  $   15.99
THOR TP VOL 01 GOD OF THUNDER REBORN  $   17.99
TONY STARK IRON MAN TP VOL 01 SELF MADE MAN  $   15.99
VENOM FIRST HOST TP  $   15.99
X-MEN RELOAD BY CHRIS CLAREMONT VOL 01 END OF HISTORY  $   39.99
 
 NEW GAMES-2  MSRP 
MTG: RAVNICA ALLIEGANCE PLANESWALKER DECK -DOMRI  $   15.99
MTG: RAVNICA ALLIEGANCE PLANESWALKER DECK -DOVIN  $   15.99
 
 REORDER GAMES-1  MSRP 
MTG: GUILDS OF RAVNICA BOOSTER DISPLAY  $ 109.99
 
 NEW MAGAZINES-14  MSRP 
B & V FRIENDS JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #267  $     6.99
BASEBALL AMERICA #1829  $     7.99
CHICAGO BULLS OFFICIAL 2018/19 YEARBOOK  $     5.00
CLASSIC ROCK #257  $   11.99
CREEPS #17 (MR)  $     5.95
FILM COMMENT #55.1  $     6.95
G FAN #122  $     6.95
HI-FRUCTOSE VOL 50  $     8.95
ILLUSTRATORS MAGAZINE #24   $   24.99
MOJO #303  $   11.25
OTAKU 0419  $     5.99
TIME SPECIAL: 1969-FIFTY YEARS LATER  $   14.99
UNCUT #26  $   11.99
WHISKEY #156  $     7.99
 
 REORDER MAGAZINES-1  MSRP 
WORLD OF ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #85  $     6.99
 
 NEW VARIANTS-12  MSRP 
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JEM AND HOLOGRAMS IDW 2020 RODRIGUEZ 1:10 VARIANT  $   12.99
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #1 PAREL 1:25 VARIANT  $   19.99
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #1 RIBIC 1:50 VARIANT  $   24.99
FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #2 HITCH 1:25 VARIANT  $   19.99
MAN WITHOUT FEAR #4 SHALVEY 1:25 VARIANT  $   19.99
SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #2 HAWTHORNE 1:25 VARIANT  $   19.99
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #1 BARTEL 1:25 VARIANT  $   24.99
LIVEWIRE #2 CVR C B&W POLLINA 1:20 VARIANT  $   12.99
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #1 PARTY SKETCH VAR IANT  $ 149.99
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 VENDOR/TITLE-17 OLD DATE NEW DATE
ACTION FIGURES, STATUES, MODELS    
Batman Ninja: Harley Quinn Nendoroid AF Sengoku Ver. 2/27/2019 2/20/2019
DC Essentials: Shazam & Black Adam AF 2-pack 1/30/2019 1/23/2019
DC Gallery: Metal Wonder Woman PVC Figure  2/6/2019 2/20/2019
Final Fantasy VII AC: Play Arts Kai Cloud Strife & Fenrir AF 1/2/2019 2/27/2019
Ghostbusters Select AF Series 10 Asst. 2/20/2019 2/27/2019
Marvel Select: Avengers 3 Iron Spider-Man AF 2/6/2019 2/20/2019
Marvel Select: Avengers 3 Thor AF (JAN188712) 1/23/2019 2/13/2019
One:12 Collective DC Darkseid AF 1/9/2019 2/27/2019
Overwatch: Junkrat Nendoroid Classic Skin Ver. 3/27/2019 2/20/2019
Overwatch: Sombra Nendoroid Classic Skin Ver. 3/27/2019 2/20/2019
POP! DC Heroes: Batman Who Laughs PX Vinyl Figure 1/16/2019 1/23/2019
     
 BOOKS & TRADES    
Absolute Flashpoint HC 1/9/2019 1/23/2019
New Teen Titans TP Vol. 10 3/6/2019 3/20/2019
     
 COMICS    
Doomsday Clock #9 Std./Var. 1/30/2019 2/6/2019
Man and Superman 100-Page Super Spectacular #1 1/30/2019 2/6/2019
Quantum Age: From the World of Black Hammer #6 Cvrs. A/B 1/9/2019 1/30/2019
Tony Stark: Iron Man #8 Reg./Vars. 1/30/2019 2/6/2019
   

 

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AF=Action Figure(s)
ANMN=All New Marvel Now
ANNIV=Anniversary
AOD=Army Of Darkness
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)
DCU=DC Universe
DLX=Deluxe
ED=Edition
EXE=Exclusive
FIG=Figure
FRGTN RLMS=Forgotten Realms
GN=Graphic Novel
GORE=Gory cover image
HC=Hard Cover
INCV=Incentive Cover
LEG= Legacy as in Marvel Legacy
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.
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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
SE=Secret Empire
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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