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NEW COMIC WEDNESDAY #1250
ALTERING YOUR REALITY  EVERYDAY SINCE 1994!
32 TOTAL ITEMS GO ON SALE 7:00AM WEDNESDAY

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-THIS WEEKS STORE SALES-

25% OFF OUR KIDS BOOK OF THE WEEK

JIM HENSON BENEATH DARK CRYSTAL #1 (OF 12)

BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Adam Smith (A) Alexandria Huntington (CA) Benjamin Dewey

A new sequel to the hit film! The realm of Mithra is being rebuilt by the newly-crowned Ember Queen Thurma. But while she seeks to save all people, a long-forgotten tribe of Firelings disputes the legitimacy of her reign... and they have proof that another Fireling is the true heir to the throne.

COVER PRICE:

 $3.99

ALL WEEK LONG YOU PAY:

 $2.99

SAVE  $1.00 ON THIS BOOK THIS WEEK!

 25% OFF ALL WEEK LONG  COVER PRICE  YOU SAVE  YOU PAY 
JIM HENSON BENEATH DARK CRYSTAL #1 (OF 12)  $                       3.99  $           1.00  $             2.99
 $                      3.99  $           1.00  $           2.99

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

HERO OF THE MONTH SALE JULY 2018: BATMAN
  BATMAN MONTH at Alternate Reality is going on now and our entire stock of the DARK KNIGHT'S Trade Paperbacks are all discounted...
25% OFF ALL MONTH LONG!
 

Also save this month on...

-THIS WEEKS SHIPPING-

32 NEW/RETURNING ALL AGES ITEMS ARRIVE THIS WEEK

15% OFF ALL OF THE NEW KIDS COMICS BELOW,
EVERYDAY THIS WEEK
(070418-071018) FOR EVERYONE!

 NEW ALL AGES COMICS-16  
DONALD & MICKEY QUARTERLY TREASURE MENACE IN VENICE CVR A NA  $     5.99
DONALD & MICKEY QUARTERLY TREASURE MENACE IN VENICE CVR B CA  $     5.99
GO GO POWER RANGERS #11 MAIN & MIX SG   $     3.99
GO GO POWER RANGERS #11 SUBSCRIPTION MOK VAR SG   $     3.99
JIM HENSON BENEATH DARK CRYSTAL #1 (OF 12) FOC SAMNEE INCV  $     3.99
JIM HENSON BENEATH DARK CRYSTAL #1 (OF 12) MAIN CVR DEWEY  $     3.99
JIM HENSON BENEATH DARK CRYSTAL #1 (OF 12) SUBSCRIP PETERSON  $     3.99
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #67 CVR A PRICE  $     3.99
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #67 CVR B RICHARD  $     3.99
ROCKOS MODERN LIFE #6  $     3.99
ROCKOS MODERN LIFE #6 SUBSCRIPTION CLOSSER VAR  $     3.99
TANGLED #3 (OF 3) CVR A GRENO   $     3.99
TANGLED #3 (OF 3) CVR B ZAPATA   $     3.99
VALIANT HIGH #3 (OF 4) CVR A LAFUENTE  $     3.99
WALT DISNEY COMICS & STORIES #742 CVR A CASTELLAN  $     5.99
WALT DISNEY COMICS & STORIES #742 CVR B COPPOLA  $     5.99
 
 REORDER KIDS COMICS-1  
JIM HENSON POWER OF DARK CRYSTAL #12 (OF 12)  $     3.99
 
 NEW KIDS TRADES-9  
ADVENTURE ZONE GN VOL 01 HERE THERE BE GERBLINS  $   19.99
DC SUPER FRIENDS HC CATCH THAT CROOK   $     9.99
DC SUPER HERO GIRLS ROBOT RUMBLE YR PICTUREBACK  $     5.99
DC SUPER HERO GIRLS YR HC BUMBLE BEE AT SUPER HERO HIGH  $   13.99
DREAMWORKS MADAGASCAR ESCAPE PLANS GN (RES)   $     9.99
HILDA & STONE FOREST SC GN   $   10.99
LEGEND OF ZELDA LINKS BOOK OF ADV  $     9.99
POKEMON BIG BOOK SMALL TO TALL POKEMON BIG GOLDEN BOOK  $   10.99
POKEMON STORYBOOK TREASURY HC   $     9.99
 
 REORDER KIDS TRADES-5  
BATMAN ADVENTURES TP VOL 02  $   19.99
DC MEETS LOONEY TUNES TP  $   19.99
DC SUPER HERO GIRLS DATE WITH DISASTER TP  $     9.99
MARVEL UNIVERSE GUARDIANS OF GALAXY DIGEST TP VOL 06  $     9.99
STAR WARS ADVENTURES TP VOL 02   $     9.99
 
 NEW KIDS MAGAZINES-1  
ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #290  $     6.99
 

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!

 

THIS WEEKS LATE LIST

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

 VENDOR/TITLE-15 OLD DATE NEW DATE
ACTION FIGURES, STATUES, MODELS    
Batman Black & White Statue by Becky Cloonan 7/25/2018 7/4/2018
DC Comics Bombshells: Wonder Woman Deluxe Statue 7/25/2018 7/11/2018
https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/SEP178586
DC Gallery: Two Face Coin Prop
7/25/2018 7/11/2018
DCTV: Black Lightning Statue 7/25/2018 7/4/2018
Gotham City Garage: Supergirl Statue 7/28/2018 7/25/2018
Kong: Skull Island Kong Soft Vinyl Statue Ltd. Dlx. Ver.  9/26/2018 11/28/2018
SDCC 2018 Marvel Gallery: Grey Hulk PVC Figure  N/A 7/25/2018
SDCC 2018 Marvel Gallery: Unmasked X-23 PVC Figure  N/A 7/25/2018
SDCC 2018 Marvel Gallery: White Phoenix PVC Figure  N/A 7/25/2018
https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/MAR180955https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/MAR180299https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/MAR180300https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/DEC171511https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/DEC178421https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/MAR180863https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/MAR181963https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/AUG172646https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/NOV172422https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/SEP178688https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/AUG178908https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/SEP178585https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/MAR180955https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/MAR180955https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/MAR180955https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/MAR180955https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/MAR180955https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/AUG172646
   
BOOKS & TRADES    
God Complex TP Vol. 1: Dogma (MR) 7/11/2018 7/18/2018
James Bond Case Files HC Vol. 1 N/A 7/25/2018
James Bond: Hammerhead TP N/A 8/29/2018
   
COMICS    
Peter Parker: Spectacular Spider-Man #308 8/8/2018 8/15/2018
https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/MAR180955https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/AUG172646https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/AUG178908https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/MAR180955https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/MAR180955https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/MAR180955https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/MAR180955https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/MAR180955
   
GAMES    
Gloomhaven 2017 Edition  6/27/2018 7/4/2018
Pathfinder RPG: Planar Adventures HC 6/27/2018 7/4/2018
   
 

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.
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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