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NEW COMIC WEDNESDAY: 010318
IT'S OUR 1224TH WEEK OF ALTERING YOUR REALITY!
233 TOTAL ITEMS GO ON SALE 7:00AM WEDNESDAY

THIS WEEKS SHIPPING►

THIS WEEKS CHECKLIST►

LAST WEEKS KIDS►

-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 STORE SALES-

25% OFF OUR KIDS BOOK OF THE WEEK

COSMO #1 

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
(W) Ian Flynn (A/CA) Tracy Yardley

"Space Aces" - Part One: Get ready for out of this world fun in the ALL-NEW sci-fi adventure series COSMO! Join Cosmo and his Martian crew as they find adventure and dangers in the deepest corners of space! Their latest mission turns into a much larger adventure when they stumble upon their most unique specimen yet: A panicked human!

COVER PRICE:

 $2.99

ALL WEEK LONG YOU PAY:

 $1.79

SAVE  .75 ON THESE BOOKS THIS WEEK!

 25% OFF ALL WEEK LONG  COVER PRICE  YOU SAVE  YOU PAY 
COSMO #1   $                            2.99  $              0.75  $                2.24
HERO OF THE MONTH SALE JANUARY 2018: AVENGERS
  AVENGERS at Alternate Reality is going on now and our entire stock of AVENGERS Trade Paperbacks are all discounted...
25% OFF ALL MONTH LONG!
 

Also save this month on...

-THIS WEEKS KIDS SHIPPING-

16 NEW & RETURNING ITEMS FOR ALL AGES ARRIVE THIS WEEK

15% OFF ALL OF THE NEW KIDS COMICS BELOW,
EVERYDAY THIS WEEK
(010318-010918) FOR EVERYONE!

TITLE/DESCRIPTION  MSRP 
 NEW ALL AGES COMICS-10  
ADVENTURE TIME #72   $     3.99
COSMO #1   $     2.99
GIANT DAYS #34  $     3.99
GOOSEBUMPS MONSTERS AT MIDNIGHT #2 (OF 3)  $     3.99
HERO CATS #20  $     3.99
POPEYE CLASSICS ONGOING #65  $     4.99
SCALES & SCOUNDRELS #5  $     3.99
SHINOBI NINJA PRINCESS LIGHTNING ONI #4  $     3.99
STAR WARS ADV FORCES OF DESTINY LEIA  $     3.99
UNDERDOG 1975  $     3.00
 
 REORDER ALL AGES COMICS-1  
LOONEY TUNES #239  $     2.99
 
 NEW KIDS BOOKS & TRADES-2  
BLACK PANTHER ADVENTURES DIGEST TP  $     9.99
SIMPSONS COMICS GAME ON GN  $   16.99
 
 NEW KIDS MAGAZINES-3  
ARCHIE AND ME COMICS DIGEST #3  $     6.99
BETTY & VERONICA JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #259  $     6.99
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS 0218  $     4.99
 

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
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
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
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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