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NEW COMIC WEDNESDAY: 071217
IT'S OUR 1199TH WEEK OF ALTERING YOUR REALITY!
267 NEW/RETURNING ITEMS GO ON SALE 7:00AM WEDNESDAY
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-THIS WEEKS STORE SALES-

40% OFF 0UR KIDS BOOK OF THE WEEK
GROO PLAY OF GODS #1
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Sergio Aragones, Mark Evanier (A/CA) Sergio Aragones
In this, the first installment in the newest Groo miniseries (which is continued from the last Groo miniseries), the stupidest hero in the comic book shop finds himself in a new village . . . a village where you pray to the proper god or you pray for your life. And even the other gods know that they are all players.
COVER PRICE:  $3.99
ALL WEEK LONG YOU PAY:  $2.39

SAVE OVER $1.50 ON THESE BOOKS THIS WEEK!

 40% OFF ALL WEEK LONG  COVER PRICE  YOU SAVE  YOU PAY 
 GROO PLAY OF GODS #1  $                     3.99  $          1.60  $            2.39
     
HERO OF THE MONTH SALE JULY 2017: SPIDERMAN FAMILY
  SPIDERMAN FAMILY MONTH at Alternate Reality is going on now and our entire stock of the WEB HEAD AND HIS EXTENDED FAMILIES Trade Paperbacks are all discounted...
25% OFF ALL MONTH LONG!
 

Also save this month on...

-THIS WEEKS KIDS SHIPPING-

22 NEW & RETURNING ITEMS FOR ALL AGES ARRIVE THIS WEEK
15% OFF ALL OF THE NEW KIDS COMICS BELOW,
EVERYDAY THIS WEEK
(071217-071817) FOR EVERYONE!
 NEW ALL AGES COMICS-12  
GROO PLAY OF GODS #1  $     3.99
INVADER ZIM #21   $     3.99
MARVEL UNIVERSE GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #20  $     2.99
MIGHTY MOUSE #2 CVR A ADAMS  $     3.99
MIGHTY MOUSE #2 CVR B LIMA  $     3.99
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #56 CVR A GARBOWSKA  $     3.99
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #56 CVR B RICHARD  $     3.99
SCOOBY DOO WHERE ARE YOU #83  $     2.99
SPONGEBOB COMICS #70  $     3.99
STAN LEE CHAKRA MYSTERY OF MIGHTY GIRL #2 (OF 6)  $     2.99
UNCLE SCROOGE #28 CVR A LOTER  $     3.99
UNCLE SCROOGE #28 CVR B BRANCA  $     3.99
 
 NEW KIDS MAGAZINES-1  
JUGHEAD & ARCHIE COMICS DOUBLE DIGEST #26 (RES)  $     4.99
 
 NEW KIDS BOOKS & TRADES-2  
DC SUPER FRIENDS BRAVE BATGIRL YR SC  $     4.99
MARVEL UNIVERSE ULT SPIDER-MAN VS SINISTER SIX DIGEST TP VOL  $     9.99
 
 REORDER KIDS TRADES-1  MSRP 
SHOWCASE CAPTAIN CARROT AND HIS AMAZING ZOO CREW TP  $   19.99
   
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!
 
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
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

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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