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NEW COMIC WEDNESDAY: 080217
IT'S OUR 1202ND WEEK OF ALTERING YOUR REALITY!
354 NEW/RETURNING ITEMS GO ON SALE 7:00AM WEDNESDAY
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40% OFF 0UR KIDS BOOK OF THE WEEK
MECH CADET YU #1 (OF 4)
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Greg Pak (A/CA) Takeshi Miyazawa
Once a year, giant robots from outer space come to Earth and bond with young cadets from the elite Sky Corps Academy to defend the world from the terrifying aliens known as the Sharg. It's a great honor to be chosen, but this year...well, the wrong kid was picked.
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ALL WEEK LONG YOU PAY:  $2.39

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 MECH CADET YU #1 (OF 4)   $                     3.99  $          1.60  $            2.39
     
 25% OFF this 1st Issues on 080217  COVER PRICE  YOU SAVE  YOU PAY 
 ADVENTURE TIME REGULAR SHOW #1   $                     3.99  $          1.00  $            2.99
 GRUMPY CAT GARFIELD #1 (OF 3)   $                     3.99  $          1.00  $            2.99
 $                 11.97  $          3.59  $           8.38
HERO OF THE MONTH SALE AUGUST 2017: STEPHEN KING
  STEPHEN KING MONTH at Alternate Reality is going on now and our entire stock of the STEPHEN KING RELATED Trade Paperbacks are all discounted...
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61 NEW & RETURNING ITEMS FOR ALL AGES ARRIVE THIS WEEK
15% OFF ALL OF THE NEW KIDS COMICS BELOW,
EVERYDAY THIS WEEK
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 NEW ALL AGES COMICS-17  
ADVENTURE TIME REGULAR SHOW #1 MAIN & MIX  $     3.99
ADVENTURE TIME REGULAR SHOW #1 SUBSCRIPTION CORONA VAR  $     3.99
AT THE MOVIES #3 CARS 3  $     4.99
GRUMPY CAT GARFIELD #1 (OF 3) CVR A HIRSCH  $     3.99
GRUMPY CAT GARFIELD #1 (OF 3) CVR B UY  $     3.99
GRUMPY CAT GARFIELD #1 (OF 3) CVR C RUIZ  $     3.99
GRUMPY CAT GARFIELD #1 (OF 3) CVR D FLEECS  $     3.99
GRUMPY CAT GARFIELD #1 (OF 3) CVR E COLORING BOOK  $     3.99
GRUMPY CAT GARFIELD #1 (OF 3) CVR F MURPHY COMIC STRIP  $     3.99
LITTLE GUARDIANS #4  $     3.99
MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS ULTRON REVOLUTION #12  $     2.99
MECH CADET YU #1 (OF 4) CVR A MAIN MIYAZAWA  $     3.99
MECH CADET YU #1 (OF 4) CVR B SUBSCRIPTION TO CONNECTING VAR  $     3.99
MECH CADET YU #1 (OF 4) CVR C DOE HOMAGE VAR  $     3.99
MECH CADET YU #1 (OF 4) FOC INCV LIEW VAR  $     3.99
SKYLANDERS SPYRO & FRIENDS QUARTERLY FULL BLAST CVR A BALDEO  $     4.99
SKYLANDERS SPYRO & FRIENDS QUARTERLY FULL BLAST CVR B LAWREN  $     4.99
 
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GRUMPY CAT & POKEY #1 (OF 6) CVR C HAESER  $     3.99
GRUMPY CAT & POKEY #4 (OF 6) CVR A NGUYEN  $     3.99
GRUMPY CAT & POKEY #6 (OF 6) CVR B HAESER  $     3.99
GRUMPY CAT & POKEY #6 (OF 6) CVR C RY SPIRIT  $     3.99
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDS FOREVER #22  $     3.99
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDS FOREVER #25  $     3.99
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDS FOREVER #30 ROM VAR  $     3.99
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDS FOREVER #31  $     3.99
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDS FOREVER #32 SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     3.99
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #40  $     3.99
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #41 ART APPRECIATION VAR  $     3.99
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #51  $     3.99
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #53  $     3.99
MY LITTLE PONY HOLIDAY SPECIAL  $     3.99
MY LITTLE PONY HOLIDAY SPECIAL SUBSCRIPTION VAR  $     3.99
 
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ARCHIE FUNHOUSE BACK TO SCHOOL ANNUAL DIGEST #27 (RES)  $     5.99
JUNIOR BASEBALL 0817  $     4.99
MARVEL COMICS DIGEST #2 THE AVENGERS  $     6.99
RANGER RICK 0817  $     4.99
 
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DC SUPER FRIENDS 3 SUPER HERO TALES BOARD BOOK   $   11.99
MIGHTY THOR LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK THUNDER STRIKE   $     4.99
SPIDER MAN NIGHT OF VULTURE LITTLE GOLDEN BK   $     4.99
STAR WARS BIG GOLDEN BOOK STARSHIPS SPEEDERS SPACE STATIONS  $   10.99
STAR WARS JEDI ACADEMY YR HC VOL 05 FORCE OVERSLEEPS   $   12.99
STAR WARS LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK I AM A HERO   $     4.99
 
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BART SIMPSON TO THE RESCUE GN  $   15.99
KINGDOM HEARTS II TP VOL 01 NEW PTG   $   20.00
LEGEND OF ZELDA GN VOL 03 (OF 10) MAJORAS MASK  $     9.99
LEGEND OF ZELDA GN VOL 05 (OF 10) ORACLE OF AGES  $     9.99
LEGEND OF ZELDA GN VOL 09 (OF 10) LINK TO PAST  $     9.99
NARUTO 3IN1 TP VOL 01   $   14.99
POKEMON ADV PLATINUM GN VOL 05 (CURR PTG)  $     9.99
POKEMON ADV PLATINUM GN VOL 08   $     9.99
POKEMON ADVENTURES GN VOL 16 RUBY SAPPHIRE   $     9.99
POKEMON ADVENTURES GN VOL 17 RUBY SAPPHIRE   $     9.99
POKEMON ADVENTURES GN VOL 19 RUBY SAPPHIRE   $     9.99
POKEMON ADVENTURES GN VOL 22 RUBY SAPPHIRE   $     9.99
POKEMON ADVENTURES GN VOL 25 FIRERED LEAFGREEN  $     9.99
POKEMON ADVENTURES GN VOL 28 (C: 1-0-1)  $     9.99
POKEMON DIAMOND & PEARL ADVENTURE GN VOL 05  $     9.99
SHOWCASE PRESENTS SUPER FRIENDS TP VOL 01  $   19.99
SIMPSONS TREEHOUSE OF HORROR TP VOL 04 HOODOO VOODOO   $   14.95
TMNT NEW ANIMATED ADVENTURES TP VOL 05  $   17.99
TMNT NEW ANIMATED ADVENTURES TP VOL 06  $   17.99
TOTO TROUBLE HC VOL 01 BACK TO CRASS  $   12.99
YU GI OH GX GN VOL 03 (OF 9)   $     7.99
YU GI OH GX GN VOL 04 (OF 9)   $     9.99
 
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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

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