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-THIS WEEKS HIGHLIGHTS-

TOP TEN COMICS

BASED THIS WEEKS ORDERING

  1) BATMAN THREE JOKERS #2 (OF 3)
  2) SPAWN #310
  3) FANTASTIC FOUR #24
  4) SHANG-CHI #1 (OF 5)
  5) STRANGE ACADEMY #3
  6) BATMAN THE JOKER WAR ZONE #1
  7) DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #1
  8) IMMORTAL HULK THRESHING PLACE #1
  9) X-FACTOR #4 XOS
10) AVENGERS #36
 

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12 FIRST ISSUES

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THESE TITLES WILL ALL ARRIVE ON
093020

ANGELA DELLA MORTE VOL 2 #1 (RES)
BATMAN SUPERMAN ANNUAL #1
BATMAN THE JOKER WAR ZONE #1 (ONE SHOT)
DARK NIGHTS DEATH METAL MULTIVERSES END #1
DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #1 CVR A SIMMONDS (MR)
GIANT SIZE X-MEN TRIBUTE WEIN COCKRUM #1
GOOSEBUMPS SECRETS OF THE SWAMP #1 (OF 5)
IMMORTAL HULK THRESHING PLACE #1
SHANG-CHI #1 (OF 5)
STRANGER THINGS SCIENCE CAMP #1 (OF 4)
TALES OF TERROR QUARTERLY HELLFIRE #1
WONDER WOMAN 1984 #1 (ONE SHOT)

11 LAST ISSUES

IT'S THE FINAL LAP
FOR THESE CHERISHED TITLES

ALIENATED #6 (OF 6)
ARTEMIS & ASSASSIN #5
DEATH TO ARMY OF DARKNESS #5
LUDOCRATS #5 (OF 5) (MR)
MIRKA ANDOLFO MERCY #6 (OF 6)
POSSESSED #2 (OF 2)
RESISTANCE #6 (OF 6)
ROGUE PLANET #5 (MR)
STAR WARS ADVENTURES CLONE WARS #5 (OF 5)
TRANSFORMERS VS TERMINATOR #4 (OF 4)
YEAR ZERO #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 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.

 093020 RANKINGS # TITLES  COMPANY TOTAL  15% OFF  YOU PAY 
  1) MARVEL 37  $                  160.63  $         24.09  $       136.54
  2) IMAGE 21  $                    80.79  $         12.12  $         68.67
  3) DC 20  $                  105.80  $         15.87  $         89.93
  4) IDW 13  $                    51.87  $           7.78  $         44.09
  5) BOOM! 6  $                    32.94  $           4.94  $         28.00
       INDIE COMICS 29  $                  132.68  $         19.90  $       112.78
TOTALS: 126  $             564.71  $      84.71  $    480.00

NEW COMICS COST HOW MUCH?!?: Here's the price point breakdown for the Week of 09/30/20. This coming week, there are 126 NEW COMICS shipping with a total of NINE price points ranging from $2.99 to $8.99. 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!

 093020 PRICE POINTS # SHIPPING   COVER PRICE  15% OFF  YOU PAY 
$2.99 3  $                       8.97  $           1.35  $           7.62
$3.95 1  $                       3.95  $           0.59  $           3.36
$3.99 91  $                  363.09  $         54.46  $       308.63
$4.00 1  $                       4.00  $           0.60  $           3.40
$4.99 12  $                    59.88  $           8.98  $         50.90
$5.99 8  $                    47.92  $           7.19  $         40.73
$6.99 5  $                    34.95  $           5.24  $         29.71
$7.99 3  $                    23.97  $           3.60  $         20.37
$8.99 2  $                    17.98  $           2.70  $         15.28
TOTALS: 126  $             564.71  $      84.71  $    480.00

-THIS WEEKS STORE SALES-

25% OFF OUR BOOK OF THE WEEK

SHANG-CHI #1 (OF 5)

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Gene Luen Yang (A) Dike Ruan, Philip Tan (CA) Jim Cheung

An ancient and evil secret society has stayed in hiding since the death of their leader, Zheng Zhu. But now his successor has been chosen to shift the balance of power in the world...Zheng Zhu's son, Shang-Chi! Witness the Marvel Universe's greatest fighter return to a world of death and destruction he thought he left behind long ago.

COVER PRICE:

 $3.99

ALL WEEK LONG YOU PAY:

 $2.99

25% OFF OUR KIDS BOOK OF THE WEEK

GOOSEBUMPS SECRETS OF THE SWAMP #1

IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Marieke Nijkamp (A) Yasmin Flores Montanez

When twelve-year-old Blake is shipped away to stay with her weird aunt in Fever Swamp for the summer, she expects her weeks to be filled with video games, mosquito bites, and a whole lot of nothing. Instead, she finds herself in a spooky turf war between wolf-hunters and werewolves.

COVER PRICE:

 $3.99

ALL WEEK LONG YOU PAY:

  $2.99

SAVE  OVER $15.00 0N THESE BOOKS THIS WEDNESDAY!

 25% OFF ALL WEEK LONG  COVER PRICE  YOU SAVE  YOU PAY 
GOOSEBUMPS SECRETS OF THE SWAMP #1 (OF 5)  $                        3.99  $           1.00  $             2.99
SHANG-CHI #1 (OF 5)  $                        3.99  $           1.00  $             2.99
 
 25% OFF these other 1st Issues on 093020  COVER PRICE  YOU SAVE  YOU PAY 
ANGELA DELLA MORTE VOL 2 #1  $                        3.95  $           0.99  $             2.96
BATMAN SUPERMAN ANNUAL #1  $                        4.99  $           1.25  $             3.74
BATMAN THE JOKER WAR ZONE #1 (ONE SHOT)   $                        5.99  $           1.50  $             4.49
DARK NIGHTS DEATH METAL MULTIVERSES END #1  $                        5.99  $           1.50  $             4.49
DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #1  $                        3.99  $           1.00  $             2.99
GIANT SIZE X-MEN TRIBUTE WEIN COCKRUM #1  $                        5.99  $           1.50  $             4.49
IMMORTAL HULK THRESHING PLACE #1  $                        4.99  $           1.25  $             3.74
STRANGER THINGS SCIENCE CAMP #1 (OF 4)  $                        3.99  $           1.00  $             2.99
TALES OF TERROR QUARTERLY HELLFIRE #1   $                        8.99  $           2.25  $             6.74
WONDER WOMAN 1984 #1 (ONE SHOT)   $                        3.99  $           1.00  $             2.99
   $                    60.84  $         15.21  $         45.63

"1st DAY SALE" BOOK OF THE WEEK Titles are 25% OFF only on the FIRST FULL week of their release.
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-THIS WEEKS SHIPPING-

162 NEW & RETURNING COMICS ARRIVE THIS WEEK

15% OFF ALL OF THE NEW COMICS BELOW,
EVERYDAY THIS WEEK
(093020-100620) FOR EVERYONE!

 1) NEW MARVEL COMICS-37  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
AVENGERS #36  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
AVENGERS #36 ALEX ROSS GHOST RIDER TIMELESS VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
AVENGERS #36 GURIHIRU HEROES AT HOME VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
AVENGERS #36 PICHELLI FORTNITE VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
FALCON & WINTER SOLDIER #3 (OF 5)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
FANTASTIC FOUR #24 ALEX ROSS HUMAN TORCH TIMELESS VAR EMP  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
FANTASTIC FOUR #24 ALEX ROSS INVISIBLE WOMAN TIMELESS VAR EM  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
FANTASTIC FOUR #24 ALEX ROSS MISTER FANTASTIC TIMELESS VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
FANTASTIC FOUR #24 ALEX ROSS THING TIMELESS VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
FANTASTIC FOUR #24 CAMUNCOLI FORTNITE VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
FANTASTIC FOUR #24 FORTNITE STORY  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GIANT SIZE X-MEN TRIBUTE WEIN COCKRUM #1  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
GIANT SIZE X-MEN TRIBUTE WEIN COCKRUM #1 HIDDEN GEM VAR  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
GIANT SIZE X-MEN TRIBUTE WEIN COCKRUM #1 MOORE VAR  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
IMMORTAL HULK THRESHING PLACE #1  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
IMMORTAL HULK THRESHING PLACE #1 BENNETT VAR  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
MARVEL ZOMBIES RESURRECTION #2 (OF 4)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MARVELS X #5 (OF 6)  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
SAVAGE AVENGERS #12  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SAVAGE AVENGERS #12 KUBERT FORTNITE VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SAVAGE AVENGERS #12 YU VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SHANG-CHI #1 (OF 5)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SHANG-CHI #1 (OF 5) CHEUNG DESIGN VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SHANG-CHI #1 (OF 5) HIDDEN GEM VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SHANG-CHI #1 (OF 5) INHYUK LEE VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SHANG-CHI #1 (OF 5) JACINTO VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SHANG-CHI #1 (OF 5) RON LIM VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SHANG-CHI #1 (OF 5) RUAN VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SHANG-CHI #1 (OF 5) SU VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STAR WARS DOCTOR APHRA #4  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STRANGE ACADEMY #1 4TH PTG VAR  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
STRANGE ACADEMY #3  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STRANGE ACADEMY #3 ADAMS CHARACTER SPOTLIGHT VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STRANGE ACADEMY #3 ALEX ROSS DOCTOR STRANGE TIMELESS VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
X-FACTOR #4 ALEX ROSS ANGEL TIMELESS VAR XOS  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
X-FACTOR #4 SILVA VAR XOS  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
X-FACTOR #4 XOS  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
NEW MARVEL COMICS TOTALS:  $ 160.63  $  24.09  $  136.54
     
 2) NEW IMAGE COMICS-21  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ASCENDER #13 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BOMB QUEEN TRUMP CARD #2 (OF 4) CVR A ROBINSON (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BOMB QUEEN TRUMP CARD #2 (OF 4) CVR B ROBINSON (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
CHU #3 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #1 CVR A SIMMONDS (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #1 CVR B FRISON (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ICE CREAM MAN #20 3RD PTG (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
INKBLOT #1 2ND PTG  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
KILLADELPHIA #8 CVR A ALEXANDER (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
KILLADELPHIA #8 CVR B SIENKIEWICZ (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
LUDOCRATS #5 (OF 5) (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
LUDOCRATS #5 (OF 5) CVR B YOUNG (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MIRKA ANDOLFO MERCY #6 (OF 6) CVR A ANDOLFO (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MIRKA ANDOLFO MERCY #6 (OF 6) CVR B LAFUENTE (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MIRKA ANDOLFO MERCY #6 (OF 6) CVR C BARTEL (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NAILBITER RETURNS #5 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SEA OF STARS #7  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
SPAWN #310 CVR A MATTINA (RES)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
SPAWN #310 CVR B MCFARLANE (RES)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
SPAWN #310 CVR C BARENDS (RES)  $     2.99  $    0.45  $      2.54
THAT TEXAS BLOOD #4 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW IMAGE  COMICS TOTALS:  $   80.79  $  12.12  $    68.67
     
 3) NEW DC COMICS-20  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
BATMAN SUPERMAN ANNUAL #1  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
BATMAN THE JOKER WAR ZONE #1 CVR A BEN OLIVER (JOKER WAR)  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
BATMAN THE JOKER WAR ZONE #1 CVR B DERRICK CHEW CARD STOCK VAR (JOKER WAR)  $     6.99  $    1.05  $      5.94
BATMAN THREE JOKERS #2 (OF 3) CVR A JASON FABOK JOKER  $     6.99  $    1.05  $      5.94
BATMAN THREE JOKERS #2 (OF 3) CVR B JASON FABOK BATGIRL VAR  $     6.99  $    1.05  $      5.94
BATMAN THREE JOKERS #2 (OF 3) PREMIUM VAR D BEHIND BARS  $     6.99  $    1.05  $      5.94
BATMAN THREE JOKERS #2 (OF 3) PREMIUM VAR F APPLYING MAKEUP  $     6.99  $    1.05  $      5.94
DARK NIGHTS DEATH METAL MULTIVERSES END #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A MICHAEL GOLDEN  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
HARLEY QUINN AND THE BIRDS OF PREY #3 (OF 4) CVR A AMANDA CONNER  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
HARLEY QUINN AND THE BIRDS OF PREY #3 (OF 4) CVR B IAN MACDONALD VAR  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
JOHN CONSTANTINE HELLBLAZER #10  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
JUSTICE LEAGUE ANNUAL #2  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #9 CVR A RYAN SOOK  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #9 CVR B ANDRE ARAUJO VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
RED HOOD OUTLAW #49 CVR A DAN MORA  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
RED HOOD OUTLAW #49 CVR B PHILIP TAN VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WONDER WOMAN #763 CVR A DAVID MARQUEZ  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WONDER WOMAN #763 CVR B JOSHUA MIDDLETON CARD STOCK VAR  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
WONDER WOMAN 1984 #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A NICOLA SCOTT  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
WONDER WOMAN 1984 #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR B ROBIN EISENBERG ROOSTER TEETH VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW DC COMICS TOTALS:  $ 105.80  $  15.87  $    89.93
     
 4) NEW IDW COMICS-13  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
GOOSEBUMPS SECRETS OF THE SWAMP #1 (OF 5)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
JUDGE DREDD FALSE WITNESS #3 (OF 4) CVR A ZAMA  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #90 CVR A PRICE   $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #90 CVR B HICKEY   $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STAR WARS ADVENTURES CLONE WARS #5 (OF 5) CVR A CHARM   $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TRANSFORMERS #23 CVR A LAFUENTE  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TRANSFORMERS #23 CVR B BAUMGARTNER  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TRANSFORMERS GALAXIES #10 CVR A GRIFFITH  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TRANSFORMERS GALAXIES #10 CVR B DEER  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TRANSFORMERS VS TERMINATOR #4 (OF 4) CVR A FULLERTON  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TRANSFORMERS VS TERMINATOR #4 (OF 4) CVR B MONTFORT  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
VOYAGE TO THE STARS #2 (OF 4) CVR A ISAACS  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
VOYAGE TO THE STARS #2 (OF 4) CVR B DAIDONE  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW IDW COMICS TOTALS:  $   51.87  $    7.78  $    44.09
     
 5) NEW BOOM! COMICS-6  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ALIENATED #6 (OF 6)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
FIREFLY BLUE SUN RISING #0 CVR A MAIN  $     7.99  $    1.20  $      6.79
FIREFLY BLUE SUN RISING #0 CVR B WARD VAR  $     7.99  $    1.20  $      6.79
MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #54 CVR A MAIN   $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #54 FOIL MONTES VAR   $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
WE ONLY FIND THEM WHEN THEYRE DEAD #1 (3RD PTG)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW BOOM! COMICS TOTALS:  $   32.94  $    4.94  $    28.00
     
 NEW INDEPENDENT COMICS-29  MSRP  DISC  YOU PAY
ANGELA DELLA MORTE VOL 2 #1 (RES)  $     3.95  $    0.59  $      3.36
ARTEMIS & ASSASSIN #5  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BATVARK PENIS ONE SHOT  $     4.00  $    0.60  $      3.40
BIGS AND TINY #3 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BOYS DEAR BECKY #5 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BOYS DEAR BECKY #5 ROBERTSON LINE ART PREMIUM FOC BONUS VAR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
BOYS DEAR BECKY #5 ROBERTSON VIRGIN ART PREMIUM FOC BONUS VA  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DEATH TO ARMY OF DARKNESS #5 CVR A OLIVER  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
DEATH TO ARMY OF DARKNESS #5 CVR B DAVILA  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GOLD DIGGER #275  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GOON #12 CVR A POWELL (RES)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
GOON #12 JOHNSON CARDSTOCK VAR CVR (RES)  $     5.99  $    0.90  $      5.09
JOHN CARPENTERS TALES SCIFI VORTEX 2 #4 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
OFFWORLD SCI FI DOUBLE FEATURE #3 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
PLANET COMICS #2 CVR A SHANNON  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
POSSESSED #2 (OF 2)   $     7.99  $    1.20  $      6.79
RESISTANCE #6 (OF 6)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
ROGUE PLANET #5 (MR)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STRANGER THINGS SCIENCE CAMP #1 (OF 4) CVR A KALVACHEV  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STRANGER THINGS SCIENCE CAMP #1 (OF 4) CVR B LAMBERT  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
STRANGER THINGS SCIENCE CAMP #1 (OF 4) CVR C RUIZ  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
TALES OF TERROR QUARTERLY HELLFIRE #1 CVR A VIGONTE (MR)  $     8.99  $    1.35  $      7.64
TALES OF TERROR QUARTERLY HELLFIRE #1 CVR B VITORINO (MR)  $     8.99  $    1.35  $      7.64
VICTOR CROWLEY HATCHET HALLOWEEN TALES II CVR A MARTINEZ (MR  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
VICTOR CROWLEY HATCHET HALLOWEEN TALES II CVR B CARVED BONK  $     4.99  $    0.75  $      4.24
X-RAY ROBOT #2 (OF 4) CVR A ALLRED (RES)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
X-RAY ROBOT #2 (OF 4) CVR B RUBIN (RES)  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
X-RAY ROBOT #2 (OF 4) CVR C POPE  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
YEAR ZERO #5  $     3.99  $    0.60  $      3.39
NEW INDY COMICS TOTALS:  $ 132.68  $  19.90  $  112.78
     

 REORDER COMICS-36  MSRP 
AERO #10  $     3.99
AVENGERS #32 MCKONE SPIDER-WOMAN VAR  $     3.99
BAD MOTHER #1 CVR B BRADSTREET (MR)  $     3.99
BAD MOTHER #2 (MR)  $     3.99
BOYS DEAR BECKY #4 (MR)  $     3.99
DEATH OR GLORY #10 CVR B JOHNSON (MR)  $     3.99
DEATH OR GLORY #9 CVR A BENGAL (MR)  $     3.99
DOCTOR TOMORROW #5 (OF 5) CVR A HENRY  $     3.99
FANTASTIC FOUR #21 MARVEL WEDNESDAY VAR EMP  $     3.99
FANTASTIC FOUR #21 MARVEL WEDNESDAY VAR EMP  $     3.99
GI JOE #6 CVR A EVENHUIS   $     3.99
GIANT-SIZE X-MEN MAGNETO #1 DX  $     4.99
HAWKEYE FREE FALL #5  $     3.99
HEART ATTACK #4 (MR)  $     3.99
HOTLINE MIAMI WILDLIFE #1 (OF 8) CVR A MASSAGGIA (MR)  $     4.99
HOTLINE MIAMI WILDLIFE #1 (OF 8) CVR B MASSAGGIA (MR)  $     4.99
KILLADELPHIA #7 CVR A ALEXANDER (MR)  $     3.99
MARS ATTACKS RED SONJA #1 CVR E KITSON CARD HOMAGE  $     3.99
MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #39 MAIN  $     3.99
MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #40 MAIN   $     3.99
MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #52 CVR A CAMPBELL  $     3.99
NAILBITER RETURNS #4 (MR)  $     3.99
RAI (2019) #6 CVR B KANO  $     3.99
RED SONJA AGE OF CHAOS #5 CVR D KUNKKA  $     3.99
STAR WARS DOCTOR APHRA #35 SMALLWOOD GREATEST MOMENTS VAR  $     3.99
STAR WARS DOCTOR APHRA #38  $     3.99
STRANGE ACADEMY #2 3RD PTG RAMOS VAR  $     3.99
STRANGER THINGS SIX #1 CVR B LAMBERT  $     3.99
STRANGER THINGS SIX #3 (OF 4) CVR D SATTERFIELD PHOTO  $     3.99
USAGI YOJIMBO #10 CVR A SAKAI  $     3.99
USAGI YOJIMBO #11 CVR A SAKAI  $     3.99
VAMPIRELLA #10 CVR D GUNDUZ  $     3.99
VAMPIRELLA #11 CVR A PARRILLO  $     3.99
X-MEN GOD LOVES MAN KILLS EXTENDED CUT #2 (OF 2)  $     4.99
X-MEN GOD LOVES MAN KILLS EXTENDED CUT #2 (OF 2) ANDERSON VA  $     4.99
YEAR ZERO #4  $     3.99
 

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79 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 ACTION FIGURES/STATUES/MODELS-5  MSRP 
DC GALLERY CLASSIC BATMAN PVC STATUE   $   49.99
DC GALLERY CLASSIC HARLEY QUINN PVC STATUE   $   49.99
MARVEL GALLERY MILES MORALES PVC STATUE   $   49.99
POP DISNEY NBX SANDY CLAWS VIN FIG  $   12.99
ROBOCOP 2 ROBOCOP PX 1/18 SCALE FIG   $   21.99
 
 REORDER ACTION FIGURES/STATUES/MODELS-5  MSRP 
DC BATMAN MOVIE CLASSIC BATMAN & CATWOMAN VINIMATE 2PK  $   19.99
DC GALLERY FLASH COMIC PVC FIGURE   $   49.99
GODZILLA RODAN VINIMATE   $     9.99
JESSICA JONES ALIAS INVESTIGATIONS PX COFFEE MUG   $   15.99
MARVEL GALLERY HULK PVC FIG   $   49.99
 
 NEW BOOKS & TRADE PAPERBACKS-18  MSRP 
ARCHIE ANDREWS WHERE ARE YOU SEEK AND FIND BOOK   $     4.99
AVANT-GUARDS DOWN TO WIRE ORIGINAL GN   $   14.99
BATMAN DETECTIVE COMICS VOL 03 GREETINGS FROM GOTHAM TP  $   17.99
BATMAN KNIGHT OUT HC  $   39.99
BEST OF ARCHIE CHRISTMAS CLASSICS TP   $     9.99
DAREDEVIL BY CHIP ZDARSKY TP VOL 04 END OF HELL  $   15.99
DISNEY PRINCESS GLEAM GLOW & LAUGH TP (RES)   $   10.99
DITKO IS STRANGE KING-SIZE HC  $ 100.00
GUNNING FOR RAMIREZ TP VOL 01  $   16.99
INVADER ZIM BEST OF WORLD DOMINATION TP (RES)   $     9.99
JOHN CONSTANTINE HELLBLAZER VOL 01 MARKS OF WOE TP  $   19.99
LIFE IN THE STUPIDVERSE GN TP  $   19.99
LOW LOW WOODS HC  $   24.99
MARIE & WORRYWART GN   $     5.00
SPIDER-MAN LOVES MARY JANE GN TP SECRET THING  $   12.99
TARTARUS TP VOL 01  $   16.99
VENOM REX MARVEL SELECT HC  $   24.99
X-MEN AVENGERS ONSLAUGHT TP VOL 02  $   39.99
 
 REORDER BOOKS & TRADE PAPERBACKS-27  MSRP 
ADVENTURES OF SPIDER-MAN GN TP SINISTER INTENTIONS VOL 01  $   12.99
ADVENTURES OF SPIDER-MAN GN TP SPECTACULAR FOES  $   12.99
ADVENTURES OF X-MEN GN TP RITES OF PASSAGE  $   12.99
ARCHIE & FRIENDS TP VOL 03 CARTOON LIFE CHUCK CLAYTON  $     9.95
ARCHIE AMERICANA SER TP VOL 06 BEST OF 40S BOOK 2  $   11.95
ASM YOUNG READERS NOVEL TP VOL 02 VULTURE  $     6.99
BART SIMPSON MASTER OF DISASTER TP  $   15.99
BATMAN ADVENTURES TP VOL 02  $   19.99
BATMAN NIGHTWALKER THE GRAPHIC NOVEL DC INK  $   16.99
BLACK CANARY IGNITE TP DC ZOOM  $     9.99
COSMIC GHOST RIDER TP BABY THANOS MUST DIE  $   15.99
DC SUPER FRIENDS SUPER PETS LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK   $     4.99
DC SUPER HERO GIRLS A KIDS COLORING BOOK TP  $     7.99
DC SUPER HERO GIRLS AT METROPOLIS HIGH TP  $     9.99
DC SUPER HERO GIRLS DATE WITH DISASTER TP  $     9.99
DC SUPER HERO GIRLS FINDERS KEEPERS   $     4.99
DC SUPER HERO GIRLS OUT OF THE BOTTLE TP  $     9.99
DC SUPER HERO GIRLS POWER PLAY   $     9.99
DC SUPER HERO GIRLS TP VOL 02 HITS AND MYTHS  $     9.99
DC SUPER HEROES BIG BOOK OF SUPERPOWERS HC   $   16.99
DC SUPER HEROES MY FIRST DICTIONARY HC  $   15.99
DC SUPER HEROES SC COLOR ME POWERFUL SC   $   12.99
JUSTICE LEAGUE CORPORATE MANEUVERS TP  $   24.99
MARVEL ILLUSTRATORS SKETCHBOOK TP  $   19.99
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC TP VOL 01  $   17.99
POKEMON POCKET COMICS LEGENDARY POKEMON GN   $     9.99
SUNSTONE OGN VOL 01 (MR)  $   14.99
 
 NEW GAMES-1  MSRP 
MTG: ZENDIKAR RISING COLLECTOR BOOSTER PACK  $   29.99
 
 REORDER GAMES-3  MSRP 
MTG: CORE 2020 BOOSTER BOX  $ 115.00
REANIMATOR COLLECTIBLE BOARD GAME  $   39.99
RED SONJA HYRKANIAS LEGACY BOARD GAME  $   39.99
 
 NEW MAGAZINES-8  MSRP 
AMAZING FIGURE MODELER #70  $   10.00
BASEBALL AMERICA 0920  $     9.99
CARTOONS MAGAZINE #29  $     6.99
CREEPS ANNUAL #3 2021 SPOOKTACULAR (MR)  $     9.95
HORRORHOUND #84  $     6.99
RANGER RICK 1020  $     4.99
STAR WARS MANDALORIAN ART COLL PX ED #1 (RES)  $   12.99
WORLD OF ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #103  $     7.99
 
 NEW VARIANTS-12  MSRP 
BATMAN THREE JOKERS #2 (OF 3) INC 1:100  FABOK B&W VARIANT  $   89.99
BATMAN THREE JOKERS #2 (OF 3) INC 1:25  FABOK YELLOW VARIANT  $   24.99
DARK NIGHTS DEATH METAL MULTIVERSES END #1 INC 1:25 ADAMS VAR  $   45.00
DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #1 ANDOLFO 1:50 VARIANT  $   39.99
DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #1 LEE 1:25 VARIANT  $   21.99
DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #1 SHALVEY 1:10 VARIANT  $     9.99
GIANT SIZE X-MEN TRIBUTE WEIN COCKRUM #1 WRPAD 1:25 VARIANT  $   29.99
SHANG-CHI #1 (OF 5) ADAMS 1:50 VARIANT  $   45.00
SHANG-CHI #1 (OF 5) BARTEL 1:50 VARIANT  $   69.99
SHANG-CHI #1 (OF 5) SUAYAN 1:25 VARIANT  $   19.99
SPAWN #310 CVR D MCFARLANE B&W  $   16.99
STRANGE ACADEMY #3 OTTLEY 1:25 VARIANT  $   29.99
 

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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-49 OLD DATE NEW DATE
ACTION FIGURES/STATUES/MODELS    
DC Gallery: Classic Harley Quinn PVC Statue  9/23/2020 9/30/2020
DC Gallery: Comic Bane PVC Statue  9/23/2020 9/30/2020
DC Gallery: Comic Catwoman PVC Statue  9/23/2020 9/30/2020
Marvel Gallery: Comic Taskmaster PVC Statue  9/23/2020 9/30/2020
NYCC 2020 Marvel Gallery: GID Venom PVC Statue 9/9/2020 10/7/2020
Avatar Series 2 AF Asst.  9/30/2020 10/28/2020
DC Classic TV Gallery: Diorama Wonder Woman PVC Statue 5/27/2020 10/28/2020
One:12 Collective DC Harley Quinn: Playing for Keeps Ed. PX AF 7/29/2020 10/21/2020
   
BOOKS & TRADES    
Batman: The Man Who Laughs Dlx. Ed. HC 9/30/2020 10/28/2020
Shazam! Deluxe Edition HC 9/23/2020 10/28/2020
JLA by Grant Omnibus HC 9/9/2020 11/4/2020
Lucifer Omnibus HC Vol. 2 (MR) (C: 1-0-0) 10/28/2020 11/4/2020
Plastic Man: Rubber Banded Dlx. Ed. HC 9/23/2020 11/4/2020
Batman: The Road to No Manís Land Omnibus HC 9/23/2020 11/11/2020
Deadman Omnibus HC 12/9/2020 11/11/2020
Plunge HC (MR) 11/18/2020 11/11/2020
We Found a Monster TP 10/5/2020 1/13/2021
Dynamite Art of Lucio Parrillo HC 10/7/2020 10/14/2020
Dracula Motherf**Ker HC 10/7/2020 10/14/2020
Hellstrom TP: Prince of Lies 10/14/2020 10/21/2020
   
COMICS    
Action Comics #1025 Std./Var.  9/23/2020 9/30/2020
Aquaman #63 Std./Var. 9/23/2020 9/30/2020
Batman #99 Joker War Std./Vars. 9/23/2020 9/30/2020
Batman Beyond #47 Std./Var. 9/23/2020 9/30/2020
Batmanís Grave #10 Std./Var. 9/23/2020 9/30/2020
Books of Magic #23 (MR) 9/23/2020 9/30/2020
Catwoman #25 Std./Var. 9/23/2020 9/30/2020
DCeased: Dead Planet #1 4th Ptg. 9/23/2020 9/30/2020
DCeased: Dead Planet #2 2nd Ptg. 9/23/2020 9/30/2020
Detective Comics #1027 Joker War Std./Vars. 9/23/2020 9/30/2020
Flash #762 Std./Var.  9/23/2020 9/30/2020
Justice League #53 Std./Var. 9/23/2020 9/30/2020
Looney Tunes #256 9/23/2020 9/30/2020
Metal Men #10 Std./Var.  9/23/2020 9/30/2020
Strange Adventures #1 Cvr. A Single Image 2nd Ptg. 9/23/2020 9/30/2020
Strange Adventures #1 Cvr. B Single Image 2nd Ptg. 9/23/2020 9/30/2020
Strange Adventures #3 2nd Ptg. (MR) 9/23/2020 9/30/2020
Strange Adventures #4 2nd Ptg. (MR) 9/23/2020 9/30/2020
Suicide Squad #9 Std./Var.  9/23/2020 9/30/2020
Teen Titans #45 9/23/2020 9/30/2020
American Vampire 1976 #1 (MR) Std./Vars. 10/21/2020 10/7/2020
Batman #100-card Stock F Mattina Var. Ed. Joker War 10/7/2028 10/7/2020
Wonder Woman #1 Facsimile Edition 1987 (RES) 8/5/2020 10/7/2020
Rorschach #1 Std./Vars.  10/21/2020 10/14/2020
Strange Adventures #6 (MR) Std./Var.  10/7/2020 10/14/2020
Amethyst #6 (RES) 10/21/2020 11/25/2020
Marvels X #6 Reg./Var. 10/14/2020 10/21/2020
Dracula Book 3 #1 10/7/2020 10/14/2020
Monster Men: Heart of Wrath #3 10/14/2020 11/18/2020
   

ABBREVIATIONS KEY TO THIS PAGE

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

2ND PTG VAR=Second Printing Variant
AF=Action Figure(s)
ANNIV=Anniversary
AOD=Army Of Darkness
ASST=Assortment
AUXILIARY ED=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 or content
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.
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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