Pulp Fiction Newsletter Week of 10/30/17

Hello everyone! Hope you all had a safe and spooky Halloween weekend. We still have some leftover Halloween comics from this weekend that we’ll leave out until Wednesday. Long Beach customers should be on the lookout for a bunch of new toy additions in the DC and Marvel sections. See you at the bottom…

Upcoming Events

 

Creator Signing – Jordan Hart (Doppelganger, Terminarch)
Wednesday November 15th

One of our Culver customers has a new mini-series coming out from Alterna called Doppelganger! Jordan describes it as “a buddy-supernatural story with a healthy amount of humor (think Fright Night from 1985).” Great, I love Fright Night! His new book comes out November 15th and he’ll be promoting it at the Culver store that day. Come by and check it out!

 

New Comics Highlights

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

The Gravedigger’s Union #1 Deal of the Week 50% OFF!

(W) Wes Craig (A) Toby Cypress (CA) Wes Craig

DEADLY CLASS co-creator WES CRAIG launches a new series with art by rising star TOBY CYPRESS (Omega Men)! The supernatural world has gone crazy! The apocalypse is coming, and only the Gravediggers Union can stop it! How? Well, first their leader Cole has to find his estranged daughter. But is she the one behind the apocalypse? Wild comedic horror with steroid zombies, monster gods, swamp vampires, ghost storms, and space monkeys! OVERSIZED FIRST ISSUE!

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NO 1 With a Bullet  #1 Deal of the Week 50% OFF!

(W) Jacob Semahn (A/CA) Jorge Corona

“A sublime piece of futurism that is both entertaining in its absurdity and terrifying in its predictions.”–Clive Barker
Her social media, strong. Her variety show segments, a hit. Nash Huang is at the top of her game. But when the iRis Shutter contact lens hits the market, Nash’s life is personally invaded. The latest leap forward in “technological progress,” these contacts not only play video or augment reality…but also record footage. Fighting to keep her life together after a leaked sex tape goes viral, a clingy super-fan is the last thing on Nash’s mind…but that’s exactly when the bodies pile up and the terror begins. From the bestselling team that brought you GONERS, comes NO. 1 WITH A BULLET!

Captain America #695 Deal of the Week 50% OFF!

(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Chris Samnee

HOME OF THE BRAVE begins – and Steve Rogers is back in action in the red-white-and-blue! Steve begins a journey across America to restore his tarnished reputation – and the dangers he encounters along the way are unlike any he’s faced before! PLUS: Includes 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES!

Deadman #1 Deal of the Week 50% OFF!

(W) Neal Adams (A/CA) Neal Adams

“Journey into Death” part one! When we last left Deadman, the true story had barely begun! Deadman’s death was unsolved, and his fate was intertwined with that of his parents and siblings. Even the Dark Night Detective couldn’t solve the mysteries of Boston Brand’s fantastic secrets! Now, Batman is back, confronting Deadman about who was really behind his death. Was Boston Brand’s assassination a test for the League of Assassins? Why does Batman think Ra’s al Ghul was involved? And why does Deadman need the help of Zatanna, Phantom Stranger, Dr. Fate and the Spectre to defend Nanda Parbat?

Batman White Knight #2

(W) Sean Murphy (A/CA) Sean Murphy

Public support for Batman dwindles and Gotham City’s 99 percent rally around ex-Joker Jack Napier’s crusade to expose decades of corruption within the GCPD. A proposition inspires new revelations about Harley and The Joker’s past; and as Jack transforms into a hero of the middle class and takes extreme measures to mobilize a revolutionary army of super-villains, Bruce struggles to stay focused on engineering a technological breakthrough to save Alfred.

Black Lightning: Cold Dead Hands #1

(W) Tony Isabella (A/CA) Clayton Henry

All-new mini-series by original creator Tony Isabella teamed with superstar artist Clayton Henry! Black Lightning is back and things are not the same! In his home town of Cleveland, high school teacher Jefferson Pierce is a role model for his students. As Black Lightning, he’s fighting to keep them safe, even as his city’s streets are invaded by local gangs with deadly super-weapons. And wait until you see who their supplier is! Real-world issues in a super-hero world! Expect the unexpected!

The Jetsons #1

(W) Jimmy Palmiotti (A) Pier Brito (CA) Amanda Conner

Meet George Jetson, a family man living an analog life in a digital world. His wife, Jane, is a brilliant NASA scientist working off-world at a conference, his daughter Judy is a social butterfly trying to discover her calling, and his boy Elroy is either doing homework or using robotic technology to break the rules. Strangest of all, George’s mother has downloaded herself into Rosie the robot! Join this postmodern family as doom rockets toward them from the outer reaches of the galaxy on a crash course of destruction!

Justice League #32 Metal Tie-In

(W) Robert Venditti, Joshua Williamson (A) Liam Sharp (CA) Ethan Van Sciver

A METAL tie-in! “BATS OUT OF HELL” part two! The Justice League have been separated by the dreaded Dark Knights and are forced into twisted Bat-Caves designed to kill them! The Batman Who Laughs and the Murder Machine experiment on Cyborg, seeing how he reacts to the horrors of the Dark Multiverse! Can the Justice League survive their worst nightmares made real?!

Power Pack #63

(W) Devin Grayson (A) Cresta, Marika (CA) Mike McKone

WHERE IS POWER PACK?  Part 1 (OF 1)
In a twist of fate, four children gained incredible powers. And in a universe full of war-hungry aliens and terrorizing gangsters, they would need them. Thus Power Pack was born! But when an enemy from the past rears its head again, the youngest Power finds herself in a body-snatching nightmare! Big brother Alex better come around – or Katie is toast!
A never-before-told adventure comes to light as Katie Power revisits family history!

TMNT Ghostbusters II #1

(W) Erik Burnham, Tom Waltz (A/CA) Dan Schoening

The two beloved franchises reunite for a new adventure more action-packed and hilarious than ever! The Turtles are stuck in a ghost dimension by an old adversary and only the Ghostbusters can save them. The ensuing adventure will be an inter-dimensional romp like never seen before!

 

Graphic Novel Highlights

Batman The Dark Prince Charming HC Book 1
(W) Enrico Marini (A/CA) Enrico Marini

Acclaimed European comics master Enrico Marini (Eagles of Rome, Le Scorpion) makes his American comics debut with an original, two-part graphic novel starring the Dark Knight! What secret connection do both Batman and The Joker share with a strange and mysterious young girl? After she’s kidnapped by The Joker, Batman must plunge deep into the underworld of Gotham City and race against time to find out where she’s being held. The stakes are high, and for Batman, it’s personal!
Watch for BATMAN: THE DARK PRINCE CHARMING BOOK TWO coming in spring 2018!

Cover Price: $12.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $7.79 (40% OFF)


Black TP Vol 1

(W) Kwanza Osajyefo (A) Jamal Igle

In a world that already hates and fears them – what if only Black people had superpowers. After miraculously surviving being gunned down by police, a young man learns that he is part of the biggest lie in history. Now he must decide whether it’s safer to keep it a secret or if the truth will set him free. Collects issues 1-6.

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

Manga Highlights (Culver Only)


Flowers of Evil Complete Ed TP Vol 1

(W) Shuzo Oshimi (A/CA) Shuzo Oshimi

Edgy, intense, and romantic, The Flowers of Evil has been a reader favorite. This new combined edition will give fans a chance to reconnect with Kasuga, Saeki, and Nakamura as it explores the issues of bulling, loneliness, individualtiy, and identity. The routine of class and endless stupidity in a provincial town is taking a toll on middle-schooler Takao Kasuga. Though he gets along well enough with his peers, they’ll never begin to dig any of that reading business that’s his only true escape. What can he expect when he’s in love with foreign stuff like the poems of Charles Baudelaire? Yet his life threatens to take a turn for the worse when, in a moment of weakness, he finds and takes home the gym clothes of pretty, sweet, and smart Nanaka Saeki on whom he has a major crush. Witness to the theft is the oddest girl in class, who seems to consider the whole world a pile of excrement and to nurse a terribly sadistic streak. Collects volumes 1-3 of the original publication.

Cover Price: $22.95
Pulp Fiction Price: $18.36 (20% OFF)


Hatsune Miku Future Delivery TP Vol 1

(W) Satoshi Oshio (A/CA) Hugin Miyama

In the distant future, Asumi-a girl who has no clue to her memories but a drawing of a green-haired, ponytailed person-finds her only friend in Asimov, a battered old delivery robot. The strange companions travel the stars together in search of the mysterious “Miku,” only to learn the legendary idol has taken different forms on many different worlds!

Cover Price: $10.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $8.79 (20% OFF)

That’s it for this week!

– Ryan