Newsletter 11/4/14

Whew. Still recovering from Comikaze.Thanks to those who came by our booth and said hi. Lots of cool graphic novels this week. I’m personally very excited to take home a copy of The Wake and a hardcover version of Arkham Asylum. From what I saw of Tooth and Claw at Image Expo it’s the slam dunk pick of the week.

Upcoming Events

Art Class “Cartooning for Adults”
Sunday, November 16th 2PM to 330PM
Pulp Fiction Culver City

Cartoonist and author Darrell Fusaro shares everything he uses to ignore the critical mind, trust intuition and create spontaneously. More details to come.

Graphic Novel Book Club
Sunday, November 16th 4PM
Pulp Fiction Culver City

Join us for the November meeting of the Pulp Fiction Graphic Novel Book Club!

Black Friday SALE
Friday, November 28th
Both locations

Sleep in! We don’t open until the late morning!

Artist Alley
Friday, November 28th
Pulp Fiction Culver City

We’ll have our November Artist Alley during our Black Friday sale.

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New Releases for 11/5/14
Make sure you click here for a full list of all of this week’s new releases.

New Comics Highlights

 

Tooth and Claw # 1 Deal of the Week $1.99
MARVELS and ASTRO CITY writer KURT BUSIEK returns to Image Comics with rising-star artist BEN DEWEY for an all-new ONGOING SERIES! Conan meets Game of Thrones meets Kamandi in an original high-fantasy epic for mature readers, as a secret conclave of wizards brings a legendary champion back through time to save the world, with disastrous consequences. The action begins in a spectacular DOUBLE-SIZED FIRST ISSUE, with forty-eight pages of story with no ads for the regular price of just $2.99!


The Humans # 1
Apart, they are nothing…deemed by society as outcasts, misfits, losers, no good punks! But together, they are THE HUMANS! The HUMANS is a high-octane, no-holds-barred, ape-biker-gang chopper ride into ’70s exploitation genre bliss. Follow Bobby, Johnny, and all The HUMANS as they fight and fly down the road to oblivion on a ride filled with chains, sex, leather, denim, hair, blood, bananas, and chrome.


Birthright # 2
What is the line between fantasy and delusion? In the aftermath of last issue, the Rhodes family is looking for answers…and nothing is what it seems.


Death of Wolverine Weapon X Program # 1
Spinning out of DEATH OF WOLVERINE!  DESPERATE FLIGHT! The escaped subjects of the revamped Weapon X program flee increasingly deadly attempts to bring them back under control. What will kill them first – their pasts, their strange new powers, or their mysterious connection to the Wolverine?


Spider-Verse Team Up # 1
SPIDER-VERSE TIE-IN! Which is obvious from the title! TWO SPIDEY-STORIES PER ISSUE! The old-man Spider-Man from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #500 and Spider-Ham team-up to recruit BEN REILLY! Spider-Man Noir and a Six-Armed Spider-Man go on a mission that terrifies them more than anything they’ve ever seen!

Graphic Novels Highlights


The Wake HC
The entire 10-issue, Eisner Award- nominated series is collected in one volume! When Marine Biologist Lee Archer is approached by the Department of Homeland Security for help with a new threat, she declines but quickly realizes they won’t take “no” for an answer. Soon she is plunging to the depths of the Arctic Circle to a secret, underwater oil rig filled with roughnecks and scientists on the brink of an incredible discovery. But when things go horribly wrong, this scientific safe haven will turn into a house of horrors at the bottom of the ocean!
Cover Price: $24.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $14.99 (40% off)


Serenity Leaves on the Wind HC
In the film Serenity, outlaw Malcolm Reynolds and his crew revealed to the entire ‘verse the crimes against humanity undertaken by the sinister Alliance government. In this official follow-up, circumstances force the crew to come out of hiding, and one of their own is captured, setting them on another mission of rescue and resistance . . . Collects the six-issue miniseries and the 2012 Free Comic Book Day story.
Cover Price: $19.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $13.99 (30% off)


Walking Dead TP Vol 22 A New Beginning
In the aftermath of ALL OUT WAR we discover…A NEW BEGINNING.
Cover Price: $14.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $10.49 (30% off)


Fantastic Four By Hickman Omnibus HC Vol 2

Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman revamps and redefines Marvel’s First Family! The War of Four Cities escalates, with the Future Foundation caught in the middle! But as the Inhumans return to Earth, and Annihilus’ forces and the Kree armada lay siege to the planet, will the coming of Galactus turn the tide – or doom us all? When the Future Foundation contends with the Council of Reeds and the Mad Celestials, Valeria turns to their greatest foe! Find out why all hope lies in Doom! And in the aftermath of an endgame beyond imagination, the FF explore the furthest reaches of the Marvel Universe – from Wakanda to the Negative Zone, from the past to the future! Collecting FF (2011) #6-23, and FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #600-611 and #605.1.
Cover Price: $125.00
Pulp Fiction Price: $75.00 (40% off)


Diary of a Wimpy Kid Volume 9 The Long Haul
Greg Heffley and his family hit the road in author-illustrator Jeff Kinney’s latest installment of the phenomenally bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.
Cover Price: $13.95
Pulp Fiction Price: $11.16 (20% off)


Marvel 75th Anniversary Omnibus HC
In late 1939, the fledgling Timely Comics published MARVEL COMICS #1 – introducing the Human Torch, Sub-Mariner and more to an unsuspecting populace. Seventy-five years later, Marvel Comics has become a world-renowned multimedia empire, home to some of the most recognizable and beloved fictional characters ever known. Now, the cream of the crop is presented in one deluxe, oversized hardcover! That’s right, it’s the best of the best from Marvel’s 75-year publishing history – from the Golden Age to Marvel NOW! – as chosen by you, the loyal fans! So face front, True Believers, and prepare to relive 75 years of greatness as only Mighty Marvel could do it!
Cover Price: $99.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $59.99 (40% off)


Kinski TP
A salesman’s self-styled mission to save a puppy from its neglectful owners escalates into a righteous crusade in this quirky crime thriller written and drawn by GABRIEL HARDMAN (Hulk, Heathentown, Planet of the Apes).
Cover Price: $14.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $10.49 (30% off)


Avengers Prem HC Vol 6 Infinite Avengers
The Time Gem has reappeared, ushering the Avengers into a peril-filled journey forward into days-to-come! Propelled 50 years into the future, the Avengers come face-to-face with the legacy of their actions! Then, 5,000 years into the future, the mysterious origin of the rogue planet is finally revealed! And finally, 50,000 years into the future, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes find themselves on Holoworld, captured in conceptual space. But as they try to figure out how to defeat an idea, the first Avenger meets the last Avenger, the Avengers World crumbles, and you won’t believe what comes next. And back in the present day, ORIGINAL SIN comes crashing into Avengers Mansion. Remember back when the Illuminati erased Captain America’s knowledge of their existence? So does Captain America! Collecting AVENGERS (2012) #29-34.
Cover Price: $24.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $14.99 (40% off)


New Avengers Prem HC Vol 4 Perfect World
In all creation, only one Earth has successfully met and triumphed over each Incursion that has threatened it: the Earth of the heroes of the Great Society! And guess which Earth is on a collision course with ours? Now, the New Avengers must take on the combined power of the Great Society – and only one parallel Earth can survive! But how far is Dr. Strange willing to go to protect the Marvel Universe? Which New Avenger will find the strength to press the button that destroys a world? And what will come in the aftermath? It’s the battle you didn’t know you wanted to see – until now! And as the Illuminati shatters under the weight of an exploding planet, follow the broken would-be world-savers through their last day on Earth. Collecting NEW AVENGERS (2013) #18-23.
Cover Price: $24.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $14.99 (40% off)


Batman Arkham Asylum 25th Anniversary Deluxe Ed HC
One of the greatest Batman stories ever told, BATMAN: ARKHAM ASYLUM is celebrated in this 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition, offered simultaneously as both a Deluxe Edition hardcover and a new edition trade paperback at DC’s standard trim with a new cover by Dave McKean!
The inmates of Arkham Asylum have taken over and are demanding Batman in exchange for their hostages. Accepting their demented challenge, Batman is forced to endure the personal hells of The Joker, Scarecrow, Poison Ivy, Two-Face and many other sworn enemies in order to save the innocents and retake the prison. During his run through this absurd gauntlet, the Dark Knight’s must face down both his most dangerous foes and his inner demons.
Cover Price: $29.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $17.99 (40% off)


Thor God of Thunder HC Vol 1
A trail of blood consumes Thor’s past, present and future! Throughout the ages, gods are vanishing, and Thor must unravel the gruesome mystery of Gorr the God Butcher! In the distant past, Thor discovers a cave that echoes with the cries of tortured gods! In the present, Thor follows the bloody wake of murdered gods across the depths of space. And millennia from now, the last god-king of Asgard makes his final stand against Gorr’s berserker legions. As Thors from three eras race to stop Gorr, his scheme’s full extent is revealed: What is the Godbomb? At the end of time, all the universe’s gods are enslaved, building a machine that will forever change the face of creation. Three time-bending Thors unite, but will it all be for naught as the massive Godbomb is triggered? Collecting THOR: GOD OF THUNDER #1-11.
Cover Price: $34.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $20.99 (40% off)


Miles Morales Ultimate Spider-Man TP Vol 1 Revival
Miles Morales, the Ultimate Spider-Man, is back in action with a new status quo and a new outlook on life! But a big villain from Peter Parker’s past is alive and well, and about to turn New York upside down! Now, Miles must face with the worst nightmare of the Spider-Man legacy: Norman Osborn, the Green Goblin – the man who killed Peter Parker or did he? Is Peter Parker back from the grave, or is this an amazing simulation? As events explode in a way nobody saw coming, Spidey takes on Spidey – and only one of the two Ultimate Spider-Men will rise! Plus: It’s the anniversary of Peter’s death – but as the world mourns the original Spider-Man, a gathering of Spidey’s friends and foes reveals some shocking truths! Collecting ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #200 and MILES MORALES: THE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #1-5.
Cover Price: $17.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $10.79 (40% off)


Elektra TP Vol 1 Bloodlines
The beautifully violent return of the world’s deadliest assassin! As Elektra prepares to shed her past and change her future, she braves the dangers of Monster Island – and the psychotic killer Bloody Lips – in her search for the elusive assassin known as Cape Crow! But the hunt becomes murkier when the hit is revealed as more than it seems. This might be one quest for which Elektra is ill-prepared. Will Marvel’s deadliest femme fatale defeat Cape Crow and collect the biggest bounty of her career? Or will she do what she’s never done before – protect the mark, and help the hardened killer and his son escape? Legendary assassins go head-to-head at the edge of the world, but it looks like Elektra’s soul is right at Death’s door. Collecting ELEKTRA (2014) #1-5.
Cover Price: $16.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $10.19 (40% off)


Deadpool vs X-Force TP
Journey back to the gritty, hyper-detailed days of the 1990s, when two characters debuted who would change the face of comics: Cable and Deadpool! Now, in this new tale, we learn of the pair’s first meeting – as Cable and his nascent X-Force race through the timestream to stop the reckless mercenary Deadpool before he destroys American history for good! From the Boxer Rebellion to the present day, can Cable’s team stop Deadpool from rewriting the timeline? He’s Dead-set on victory, but they’re eXtra-For-sure not gonna let him win! (See what we did there? Dead… X… never mind.) X-Force is stronger, but Deadpool is more popular. Who will be victorious?!? Everything you knew about Cable and Deadpool’s shared history was wrong – but that’s OK, because everything you’re about to read is way more awesome! Collecting DEADPOOL VS. X-FORCE #1-4.
Cover Price: $15.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $9.59 (40% off)

That’s it for this week! See you in the store!

-Ryan