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NEW COMIC WEDNESDAY #1275
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1 TOTAL ITEM GOES ON SALE 7:00AM WEDNESDAY

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25% OFF OUR KIDS BOOK OF THE WEEK

MARVEL ACTION AVENGERS #1

IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Matthew K. Manning (A/CA) Jon Sommariva

A new era of all out Avengers action begins! A new team is formed to battle a mega-sized threat that is weider and wilder than any of the superheroes have met before! This new ongoing series will be the perfect opportunity for middle grade readers, and fans of all ages, to experience the thrilling adventures of Avengers comics for the first time!

COVER PRICE:

 $5.99

ALL WEEK LONG YOU PAY:

 $4.49

SAVE $1.50 0N THIS BOOK THIS WEEK!

 25% OFF ALL WEEK LONG  COVER PRICE  YOU SAVE  YOU PAY 
MARVEL ACTION AVENGERS #1 SOMMARIVA  $                       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 DECEMBER 2018: 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...

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TITLE/DESCRIPTION  MSRP  DISC COST
 NEW ALL AGES COMICS-1      
MARVEL ACTION AVENGERS #1 SOMMARIVA  $     3.99  $   0.60  $     3.39
     

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-10 OLD DATE NEW DATE
ACTION FIGURES, STATUES, MODELS    
Aquaman Movie Gallery: Aquaman PVC Figure  1/2/2019 1/9/2019
DC Gallery Batman Dark Knight Movie PVC Figure  2/6/2019 2/13/2019
Ghostbusters Select AF Series 10 Asst.  2/27/2019 2/6/2019
Kingdom Hearts Select Series 3 Figure Asst. 1/16/2019 1/2/2019
Marvel Gallery: Avengers 3 Iron Spider-Man PVC Figure 1/23/2019 2/6/2019
Marvel Gallery: Squirrel Girl Comic PVC Figure 1/16/2019 2/6/2019
Marvel Premiere Black Panther Movie Statue 11/28/2018 2/13/2019
Marvel Select: Avengers 3 Iron Spider-Man AF  12/12/2018 2/6/2019
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 COMICS    
Relay #4 10/24/2018 2/13/2019
Relay #5 11/28/2018 4/3/2019
   
 

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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