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Newsletter week of 12/30/15

12/26/15

Hey guys. Hope everyone had a good Christmas. As you compile your 2016 resolutions, we hope you’re all leaning towards “read more comics!” Next week is pretty light and I’m sure some of you are still in food comas, so I’ll keep it brief. Please observe our hours for the remaining holiday season, check out the upcoming events, and have a happy New Year!

Holiday Hours

New Year’s Eve: 11am – 5pm

New Year’s Day: Closed

Upcoming Events

Page-Turners Potluck Party!
Sun Dec 27th
4PM at Culver City store

To celebrate the end of the year, we’re having a Page Turners Potluck Party! On December 27th, 4:00 PM, feel free to swing on by, enjoy some of the food and feel free to bring your own tasty treats! Click here for more details.

Manga Book Club
Sun Jan 10th
4 PM at Culver City store

All are welcome at the Pulp Fiction Manga Club! The topic of the month will be one-shots (single volume manga). Recommended titles:
Uzumaki, Utsubora, In Clothes Called Fat, Mistress Fortune, Clover.

Back in Stock

New Comics Highlights

Click here for a full list of all of the week’s new releases.

Rocket Raccoon and Groot #1 50% OFF thru Dec!

(W) Skottie Young (A) Filipe Andrade (CA) Skottie Young

ROCKET RACCOON BREAKS BAD!
There’s a new criminal mastermind in the galaxy, and it’s…ROCKET RACCOON?! How did this happen? SERIOUSLY, HOW DID THIS HAPPEN, YOU GUYS??? Groot knows, but he’s not talking! Well, he is talking, but all he’s saying is…oh, you know. Diabolical danger, madcap mysteries and astonishing adventure abound as SKOTTIE YOUNG and FILIPE ANDRADE return to tell tall tail tales of Rocket Raccoon, now with the adorable, arboreal Groot along for the ride! If you love adventure, animals, outer space and just about anything in between, this is the book for you!

Superzero #1 

(W) Charles Soule (A/CA) Marco Checchetto

Before their military heroism in the Clone Wars, before their tragic battle on Mustafar, and many decades before their final confrontation on the Death Star…they were Master Obi-Wan Kenobi and his Padawan learner, Anakin Skywalker. It’s been a few years since Obi-Wan pledged to train the young “chosen one,” but even as they have grown closer through training, it has been a difficult road. Now, called to a remote planet for assistance, Master and Padawan may be pushed to the breaking point. Writer Charles Soule (Lando, She-Hulk, Daredevil) and artist Marco Checchetto (Star Wars: Shattered Empire, Avengers World, Punisher) bring us a tale of the Jedi at the height of their power…

Code Pru #1 

(W) Garth Ennis (A/CA) Raulo Caceres
Garth Ennis and Raulo Caceres bring you a black humor horror book unlike anything you’ve read!  Pru wanted nothing more than to join the FDNY and help people as a paramedic.    However, that was not to be, as she gets assigned to a special unit that tends to the monsters that live in modern day New York.  Vampires, zombies, ghouls and all the creepy things that live around us in he shadows.  But no one told her that was her assignment.  Learning on-the-job is much more challenging with the supernatural!  This series is a lead-in to the ongoing monthly Code Pru stories running in an anthology to be announced shortly!  Raulo Caceres’ art never looked better than in the luscious black and white of this series.  Available with Regular, Wraparound, Movie Poster, Nightlife,  and a special Pure Art Incentive cover, all by series artist Raulo Caceres.

Dreaming Eagles  #1

(W) Garth Ennis (A) Simon Coleby (CA) Francesco Francavilla
Inspired by true events, Dreaming Eagles tells the story of the first African American fighter pilots to join the United States Army Air Force in WWII and whose humble beginnings in Tuskegee, Alabama propelled them into the deadly skies above Adolf Hitler’s Third Reich. Not only were they instrumental against the Nazi war machine, but also braved an equally great challenge, overcoming everyday bigotry amongst their fellow American soldiers as well as civilians at home. High in the heavens, they fought a battle that would change their country and their world forever. Industry legend Garth Ennis (Preacher, The Boys, Hellblazer) joins artist Simon Coleby (2000 AD, The Authority) for this high-flying tale of love, war and family.

Last Sona of America #2

(W) Philip Kennedy Johnson (A) Matthew Dow Smith (CA) Tonci Zonjic
Synopsis: Jackie and Julian have finally found a child they can send to America, but she’ll bring more trouble onto the brothers than they expected.

Ringside #2

(W) Joe Keatinge (A/CA) Nick Barber
Fact vs. Fiction.

Graphic Novel Highlights

Copra TP Round 3

(W/A/CA) Michel Fiffe
Old friends and older habits, cell blocks and beachs. Grandma’s homemade recipes and a cartel slaughterhouse. This is what the men and women of Copra call downtime. Their habit is vengeance, and they couldn’t stop if they wanted to. It’s the third volume of Michel Fiffe’s overpowering super-hero sidewinder. Get initiated in the fire.

Cover Price: $19.95
Pulp Fiction Price: $15.96 (20% OFF)

Green Arrow by Jeff Lemire Deluxe HC

(W) Jeff Lemire (A) Andrea Sorrentino & Various
The entire GREEN ARROW run written by Jeff Lemire is collected in one hardcover, with stories from issues #17-34, SECRET ORIGINS #4 and FUTURES END #1! As Green Arrow discovers that his stranding on a desert island was more than just an accident, there seem to be more sinister forces at work behind all these sudden revelations. The Queen family is embroiled in a war generations old. A war of clans. A war of outsiders.

Cover Price: $49.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $29.99 (40% OFF)

Jessica Jones Alias TP Vol 4

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Michael Gaydos, Mark Bagley (CA) David Mack

Jessica Jones is a hard-nosed private investigator, and the dark underbelly of the Marvel Universe is her beat. But it wasn’t always this way. Once, Jessica stood alongside Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, the Avengers, as a costumed super hero. What changed? What ended her crimefighting career before it even got started? Now, for the first time, learn all of Jessica’s hidden secrets – how she was orphaned, how she got her powers…and the dark, unspoken chapter in Marvel Universe history that changed her life forever. Guest-starring Peter Parker, Jean Grey, Luke Cage, Ant-Man and the Avengers! Collecting ALIAS #22-28..

Cover Price: $24.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $29.99 (40% OFF)

Manga

(W/A/CA) Hiroaki Samura

An exquisitely drawn tale of vengeance, blood, and sex from creator of the classic samurai comic Blade of the Immortal! A mysterious murder takes place in a shopping arcade in China, while in Japan a yakuza gang discovers a large amount of money is missing. These volatile ingredients will combine to set off an explosion of violence on a remote island, that will eventually grow to consume more and more lives across the world! Presented in a 400-page 2-in-1 edition, in a special large trim size to accentuate the detailed black-and-white artwork.

Cover Price: $19.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $15.99 (20% OFF)

That’s it for this week!

-Ryan