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NEW COMIC WEDNESDAY #1253
ALTERING YOUR REALITY  EVERYDAY SINCE 1994!
27 TOTAL ITEMS GO ON SALE 7:00AM WEDNESDAY

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25% OFF OUR KIDS BOOK OF THE WEEK

SCOOBY DOO TEAM UP #40

DC COMICS
(W) Sholly Fisch (A/CA) Dario Brizuela

An urgent call for help brings the Mystery Machine racing to the Louisiana bayou to tangle with a zombie problem. But the investigation turns up more than expected when the gang comes face-to-mossy-face with the bayou's horrifying hero, Swamp Thing! The only problem is...Swamp Thing may not be the only monster in the swamp.

COVER PRICE:

 $2.99

ALL WEEK LONG YOU PAY:

 $2.25

SAVE  $2.50 ON THESE BOOKS THIS WEEK!

 25% OFF ALL WEEK LONG  COVER PRICE  YOU SAVE  YOU PAY 
SCOOBY DOO TEAM UP #40  $                       2.99  $           0.75  $             2.24
 $                      2.99  $           0.75  $           2.24

"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!
 
HERO OF THE MONTH SALE AUGUST 2018: FANTASTIC 4
  FANTASTIC FOUR MONTH at Alternate Reality is going on now and our entire stock of FF Trade Paperbacks are all discounted...
25% OFF ALL MONTH LONG!
 

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-THIS WEEKS SHIPPING-

27 NEW/RETURNING ALL AGES ITEMS ARRIVE THIS WEEK

15% OFF ALL OF THE NEW KIDS COMICS BELOW,
EVERYDAY THIS WEEK
(072518-080118) FOR EVERYONE!

 NEW ALL AGES COMICS-19  
ADVENTURE TIME BEGINNING OF END #3   $     3.99
JIM HENSON LABYRINTH CORONATION #5 (OF 12)  $     3.99
JIM HENSON LABYRINTH CORONATION #5 (OF 12) SUBSCRIPTION TAKE  $     3.99
LOONEY TUNES #244  $     2.99
LUMBERJANES #52  $     3.99
LUMBERJANES #52 SUBSCRIPTION DOZERDRAWS VAR  $     3.99
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #68 CVR A PRICE  $     3.99
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #68 CVR B RICHARD  $     3.99
REGULAR SHOW 25 YEARS LATER #2   $     3.99
REGULAR SHOW 25 YEARS LATER #2 SUBSCRIPTION JOHNSTONE VAR  $     3.99
SCOOBY DOO TEAM UP #40  $     2.99
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #7 CVR B THOMAS   $     3.99
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #7 FOIL CVR A GATES   $     3.99
STAR WARS ADVENTURES #12 CVR A CHARRETIER   $     3.99
STAR WARS ADVENTURES #12 CVR B MAURICET   $     3.99
UNCLE SCROOGE #37 CVR A ALVAREZ   $     3.99
UNCLE SCROOGE #37 CVR B MIGHEL  $     3.99
WALT DISNEY SHOWCASE #4 GOOFY CVR A FRECCERO   $     3.99
WALT DISNEY SHOWCASE #4 GOOFY CVR B MASTANTUONO   $     3.99
 
 NEW KIDS TRADES-7  
ARCHIES BIG BOOK TP VOL 04 FAIRY TALES  $   19.99
DISNEY PIXAR NIGHTMARE BEFORE XMAS MOVIE IN COMICS YA GN   $     5.99
LITTLE BOOK OF HULK FLEXICOVER   $   10.00
LITTLE BOOK OF IRON MAN FLEXICOVER  $   10.00
LITTLE BOOK OF X-MEN FLEXICOVER   $   10.00
MAKING FRIENDS GN VOL 01   $   12.99
STAR WARS JEDI ACADEMY YR HC VOL 06 PRINCIPAL STRIKES BACK (  $   12.99
   
 NEW KIDS MAGAZINES-1  
ARCHIE AND ME COMICS DIGEST #9  $     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-20 OLD DATE NEW DATE
ACTION FIGURES, STATUES, MODELS    
 CW Gallery Green Arrow PVC Figure  7/18/2018 8/15/2018
 CW Gallery: Flash PVC Figure  7/25/2018 8/22/2018
https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/SEP178586
 Marvel Gallery: Netflix Punisher Season 1 PVC Figure 
7/25/2018 8/8/2018
 NBX Silver Anniv Sally Figure  7/11/2018 8/15/2018
 NBX Silver Anniv. Jack Figure  7/11/2018 8/15/2018
Ghostbusters 2 Select AF Series 8 Asst.  7/18/2018 8/8/2018
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/AUG172646https://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
   
BOOKS & TRADES    
 Absolute Flashpoint HC 12/12/2018 1/9/2019
 John Byrne X-Men Artifact Ed. HC 8/1/2018 8/8/2018
Jack Kirby Marvel Heroes & Monsters Artist Ed. HC  7/18/2018 7/25/2018
Walking Dead TP Vol. 30: New World Order N/A 9/5/2018
   
https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/MAR180300https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/MAR180863https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/MAR181963https://retailerservices.diamondcomics.com/Image/ItemStatus/AUG172646
COMICS
   
 Batgirl #25 Std./Var. 8/8/2018 8/15/2018
 Mister Miracle #11 (MR) Std./Var. 8/8/2018 8/22/2018
 Mister Miracle #12 (MR) Std./Var. 9/19/2018 10/10/2018
 Punisher #2 Reg./Vars. 8/22/2018 9/26/2018
 Punisher #3 Reg./Vars. 9/26/2018 10/24/2018
Long Con #1 7/11/2018 7/25/2018
Long Con #2 8/22/2018 8/29/2018
Long Con #3 9/19/2018 9/26/2018
Mister Miracle #10 (MR) Std./Var. 7/25/2018 8/1/2018
Punisher #1 Reg./Vars. 8/8/2018 8/22/2018
 

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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