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48 TOTAL ITEMS GO ON SALE 7:00AM THIS WEDNESDAY!

THIS WEEK IN KIDS►

CHECKLIST FOR THIS WEEK►

LAST WEEKS SHIPPING►

-LETS TALK THIS WEEKS SHIPPING-

To much to read? Drop your mind down into a lower gear and sit back and watch Comicbookman give you this weeks shipping highlights. All live on tape from the Alternate Reality Studios via the fine folks at YOU TUBE!

-THIS WEEKS HIGHLIGHTS-

TOP FIVE COMICS

BASED THIS WEEKS ORDERING

  1) INCOMING #1
  2) DR STRANGE #1
  3) VENOM #21
  4) SPIDER-HAM #1 (OF 5)
  5) CRIMINAL #11 (MR)

FREEBIES

FREE SWAG FOR YOU THIS WEEK

COMIC SHOP NEWS #1697
MARVEL COMICS CALENDAR-2020

also free every month at the store...
ILLINOIS ENTERTAINER

0 SECOND PRINTS

1st PRINTS ARE GONE, HERE'S YOUR 2nd CHANCE

NO SECOND PRINTS THIS WEEK

0 GAME COMIC

GAME RELATED TITLES FOR THIS WEEK

NO GAMING THIS WEEK

4 FIRST ISSUES

LOOKING FOR A NEW SERIES?
THESE TITLES WILL ALL ARRIVE ON
122619

DR STRANGE #1
INCOMING #1
SPIDER-HAM #1 (OF 5)
KILL LOCK #1
 

1 LAST ISSUE

IT'S THE FINAL LAP
FOR THESE CHERISHED TITLES

FIGHT CLUB 3 #12

-THIS WEEKS STORE SALES-

25% OFF OUR BOOK OF THE WEEK

SPIDER-HAM #1 (OF 5)

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Zeb Wells (A) Will Robson (CA) Wendell Dalit

Spider-Ham finally has his own series! (Again!)
Peter Porker, the Spectacular Spider-Ham finds himself jumping through time, side-by-side with Peter PARKER, the Spectacular Spider-MAN! ZEB WELLS and WILL ROBSON bring you the Ham and Man story you've been waiting for! Rated T

COVER PRICE:

 $3.99

ALL WEEK LONG YOU PAY:

 $2.99

25% OFF OUR KIDS BOOK OF THE WEEK

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #24

IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Ian Flynn (A) Adam Bryce Thomas (CA) Jonathan Gray, Reggie Graham

"The Last One Out." As the Metal Virus spreads, Tangle's hometown of Spiral Hill Village stands as one of the last strongholds of the uninfected. Sonic, Tangle, and the remaining heroes of the Restoration make a stand, but will it be enough?

COVER PRICE:

 $3.99

ALL WEEK LONG YOU PAY:

 $2.99

SAVE  OVER $6.00 0N THESE BOOKS THIS WEEK!

 25% OFF ALL WEEK LONG  COVER PRICE  YOU SAVE  YOU PAY 
SPIDER-HAM #1 (OF 5)  $                       3.99  $            1.00  $             2.99
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #24  $                       3.99  $            1.00  $             2.99
   $                       7.98  $           2.00  $           5.99
       
 25% OFF these 3 other 1st Issues on 122619  COVER PRICE  YOU SAVE  YOU PAY 
DR STRANGE #1  $                       3.99  $           1.00  $             2.99
INCOMING #1   $                       9.99  $           2.50  $             7.49
KILL LOCK #1  $                       3.99  $           1.00  $             2.99
   $                     25.95  $           6.49  $         19.46
       

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

HERO OF THE MONTH SALE DECEMBER 2019: STAR WARS
   
STAR WARS MONTH at Alternate Reality is going on now and our entire stock of Trade Paperbacks featuring STAR WARS CHARACTERS are all discounted...
25% OFF ALL MONTH LONG!

Also save this month on...

-THIS WEEKS SHIPPING-

33 NEW & RETURNING COMICS ARRIVE THIS WEEK

15% OFF ALL OF THE NEW COMICS BELOW,
EVERYDAY THIS WEEK
(122619-123119) FOR EVERYONE!

 1) NEW MARVEL COMICS-11  MSRP  15% OFF  YOU PAY
DR STRANGE #1  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
DR STRANGE #1 DELLOTTO VAR  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
INCOMING #1  $     9.99  $  1.50  $    8.49
INCOMING #1 GREENE VAR  $     9.99  $  1.50  $    8.49
INCOMING #1 MOLINA PARTY VAR  $     9.99  $  1.50  $    8.49
INCOMING #1 WEAVER VAR  $     9.99  $  1.50  $    8.49
SPIDER-HAM #1 (OF 5)  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
SPIDER-HAM #1 (OF 5) ART ADAMS 8 PART CONNECTING VAR  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
VENOM #21  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
VENOM #21 CRAIN TEASER VAR  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
VENOM #21 RANDOLPH 2020 VAR  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
NEW MARVEL COMICS TOTALS:  $   67.89  $  10.18  $    57.71
     
 2) NEW DYNAMITE COMICS-10  MSRP  15% OFF  YOU PAY
BETTIE PAGE UNBOUND #8 CVR A ROYLE  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
BETTIE PAGE UNBOUND #8 CVR B CHANTLER  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
BETTIE PAGE UNBOUND #8 CVR C MARQUES  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
BETTIE PAGE UNBOUND #8 CVR D QUALANO  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
BETTIE PAGE UNBOUND #8 CVR E PHOTO  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
RED SONJA VAMPIRELLA BETTY VERONICA #7 CVR A BRAGA  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
RED SONJA VAMPIRELLA BETTY VERONICA #7 CVR B HACK  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
RED SONJA VAMPIRELLA BETTY VERONICA #7 CVR C STAGGS  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
RED SONJA VAMPIRELLA BETTY VERONICA #7 CVR D PARENT  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
RED SONJA VAMPIRELLA BETTY VERONICA #7 CVR E SANAPO  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
NEW DYNAMITE COMICS TOTALS:  $   39.90  $    5.99  $    33.92
     
 3) NEW IMAGE COMICS-5  MSRP  15% OFF  YOU PAY
CRIMINAL #11 (MR)  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
FAMILY TREE #2 (MR)  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
MARKED #3 CVR A HABERLIN & VAN DYKE (MR)  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
MARKED #3 CVR B HABERLIN & VAN DYKE (MR)  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #43 (MR)  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
NEW IMAGE COMICS TOTALS:  $   19.95  $    2.99  $    16.96
     
 4) NEW DARK HORSE COMICS-4  MSRP  15% OFF  YOU PAY
FIGHT CLUB 3 #12 CVR A MACK (MR)  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
FIGHT CLUB 3 #12 CVR B FEGREDO (MR)  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
MASK I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE MASK #3 (OF 4) CVR A REYNOLD  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
MASK I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE MASK #3 (OF 4) CVR B JOHNSON  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
NEW DARK HORSE COMICS TOTALS:  $   15.96  $    2.39  $    13.57
     
 5) NEW IDW COMICS-3  MSRP  15% OFF  YOU PAY
KILL LOCK #1  $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #24 CVR A GRAY & GRAHAM   $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #24 CVR B HAMMERSTROM   $     3.99  $  0.60  $    3.39
NEW IDW COMIC TOTALS:  $   11.97  $    1.80  $    10.17
     

 NO REORDER COMICS THIS WEEK  

COMICBOOKMAN FUN FACT:
ALTERNATE REALITY receives more New Sale Items than any other store in Chicago! Each week anywhere between 225-350 brand new and re-order Comics, Books, Trades, Magazines, Statues, etc come through the door and go on sale. So be sure to get a look at CHICAGO'S LARGEST SELECTION of Comic/Genre related STUFF every week right here in SHIP-SHAPE!

15 NEW/RETURNING NON-COMIC ITEMS ARRIVE THIS WEEK

(Prices shown are the MSRP for the item during this week of release and may not reflect later market changes)

 NEW BOOKS & TRADE PAPERBACKS-2  MSRP 
FAITHLESS TP (MR)   $   17.99
DIAL H FOR HERO TP VOL 01 ENTER THE HEROVERSE  $   16.99
 
 NEW VARIANT SETS-13  MSRP 
(All SETS include the listed Variant & Standard issue for one price)  
BETTIE PAGE UNBOUND #8 1:10 PHOTO VIRGIN VARIANT  $     9.99
DR STRANGE #1 INHYUK LEE 1:50 VARIANT  $   59.99
DR STRANGE #1 ZAFFINO 1:25 VARIANT  $   29.99
INCOMING #1 CHEUNG 1:50 VARIANT  $   39.99
INCOMING #1 GLEASON PREMIERE VARIANT  $   89.99
INCOMING #1 JACINTO 1:25 VARIANT  $   21.99
INCOMING #1 PARTY SKETCH VARIANT  $   89.99
RED SONJA VAMPIRELLA BETTY VERONICA #7 PARENT B&W 1:10 VARIANT  $     8.99
RED SONJA VAMPIRELLA BETTY VERONICA #7 SANAPO FOC BONUS VAR  $   14.99
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #24 FOURDRAINE 1:10 VARIANT  $     8.99
SPIDER-HAM #1 (OF 5) ROBSON 1:25 VARIANT  $   21.99
VENOM #21 BAGLEY 1:25 VARIANT  $   24.99
VENOM #21 RIVERA 1:50 VARIANT  $   49.99
 

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THIS WEEKS LATE LIST

(The following have been pushed back from their original release dates to these new dates)

VENDOR/DESCRIPTION-14 OLD DATE NEW DATE
ACTION FIGURES/STATUES/MODELS    
Final Fantasy Bring Arts Sephiroth Another Form Var. AF 1/29/2020 1/15/2020
Marvel Select: Avengers: Endgame Hero Suit Hulk AF  11/27/2019 1/15/2020
NBX Select Series 7 Figure Asst.  10/23/2019 1/15/2020
   
BOOKS/TRADES    
Captain America by Ta-Nehisi Coates TP Vol. 3: Legend of Steve 3/11/2020 3/25/2020
Darkstalkers: Rise of the Night Warriors HC 1/15/2020 1/22/2020
Famous First Edition: New Fun HC 1/22/2020 4/8/2020
Mikulife Keis: Hatsune Miku Illustration Works HC 1/15/2020 1/22/2020
Queen Sonja Omnibus TP Vol. 1 1/1/2020 1/8/2020
Stravaganza TP Vol. 2 1/22/2020 1/15/2020
Street Fighter V TP Vol. 2: Rise Up N/A 1/15/2020
Street Fighter vs. Darkstalkers Underworld Warriors TP 1/15/2020 1/22/2020
   
COMICS    
Captain America #18 Reg./Var. 1/22/2020 1/29/2020
Deadpool #4 Reg./Vars. 2/19/2020 3/18/2020
Marvel Action Spider-Man #12 Cvr. A Tinto  12/18/2020 12/18/2019
   

ABBREVIATIONS KEY TO THIS PAGE

"What does it mean above when it sez...."

2ND PTG VAR=Second Printing Variant
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.
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
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

DATES: Many magazines have a numbered designation based on the month (s) and year of their release, which we list as a 4 digit number. EX: "0309" means March, 2009. "1211" means December, 2011...

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