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Pulp Fiction Newsletter Week of 12/7/16

Hello everyone! This is one of the biggest, fullest newsletters in a while. Lot’s a big graphic novels and events. Please check the events section carefully to see our guests for the next few weeks. See you at the bottom.

Upcoming Events

Creator Appearance – Damon Clark (Writer) and Zen (Editor/Letterer)
December 7th from 11am to 1pm at Culver store
Join us at the Culver store as we host the creators of The Circle, a new series from Action Lab. Check out some of the links below to get a sample ahead of time and check it out in person on the 7th!

6 page preview

A review

A podcast

Creator Appearance – Zack Kaplan (Eclipse)
Saturday, Dec 10th from 2:30 to 5:30 PM at Culver store
Eclipse is shaping up to be a HAWT little Image title (that’s funny if you know the premise…). The Culver store will be hosting Zack Kaplan, the creator of  the series so come get your copies signed!

Creator Appearance – DJ Kirkbride (Bigger Bang, Amelia Cole)
Wednesday, Dec 14th from 5pm to 6pm at Culver store
DJ’s back on his feet and ready to get back on the promotion horse! Come chat it up with the creator of The Bigger Bang!

Creator Appearance – DJ Kirkbride (Bigger Bang, Amelia Cole)
Sat, Dec 17th from 12pm 3pm at Culver store
Amelia Cole fans take notice! You can get every volume of Amelia Cole SIGNED by the creator at the Culver City store this month.

New Comics Highlights

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

Motor Crush #1 Deal of the Week 50% OFF!

(W) Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart, Babs Tarr (A) Cameron Stewart (A/CA) Babs Tarr

The team behind the critically acclaimed revamp of Batgirl returns with an exciting sci-fi action-adventure series! By day, Domino Swift competes for fame and fortune in a worldwide motorcycle racing league. By night, she cracks heads of rival gangs in brutal bike wars to gain possession of a rare, valuable contraband: an engine-boosting “machine narcotic” known as Crush.Featuring Part One of ISOLA: PROLOGUE by BRENDEN FLETCHER and KARL KERSCHL!

Nova #1 Deal of the Week 50% OFF!

(W) Jeff Loveness, Ramon K. Perez (A/CA) Ramon K. Perez

CLASSIFIED IS BACK!
CLASSIFIED makes his roaring return to the Marvel Universe! How will Sam Alexander cope with this unfathomable homecoming? It’s the return you’ve all been waiting for. Or is something…else? Strap in True Believer, you’ve never seen a NOVA book like this before!

“CLASSIFIED MEANS RICHARD RIDER! RICHARD RIDER IS BACK!”

-Carl

Avengers #2

(W) Mark Waid (A) Mike Del Mundo (CA) Alex Ross

KANG WAR TWO! The Vision is hell-bent on revenge against Kang and if the Avengers can’t hold the synthezoid back, all of history is in jeopardy!

Star Wars Doctor Aphra #1

(W) Mark Waid (A) Mike Del Mundo (CA) Alex Ross

KANG WAR TWO! The Vision is hell-bent on revenge against Kang and if the Avengers can’t hold the synthezoid back, all of history is in jeopardy!

Violent Love #2

(W) Frank J. Barbiere (A/CA) Victor Santos

Chapter 2: Sex & Money

Graphic Novel Highlights

Absolute Infinite Crisis HC

(W) Geoff Johns (A) George Perez, Ivan Reis, Jerry Ordway, Joe Bennett (A/CA) Phil Jimenez

This oversized, slipcased edition collect the entire INFINITE CRISIS series along with the initial series proposal, the script and art breakdowns for issue #1, and more!

Cover Price: $99.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $59.99 (40% OFF)

Black Science TP Vol 5 True Atonement

(W) Rick Remender (A/CA) Matteo Scalera

Grant McKay attempts to rescue his team from the evil of the Withering Woods, but his presence threatens to unravel a peace treaty between the world’s gods and cost his daughter a hard earned happiness. The Dimensionauts’ long jaunt through alternative realities is finally leading them back home, but what will it take to get there? More importantly, what has happened while they were gone? The pulp sci-fi smash hit by RICK REMENDER & MATTEO SCALERA ramps up the stakes and the tension for its most exciting arc yet with a finale that will finally demonstrate the true damage the Pillar has wrought. Was Kadir right all along? Collects BLACK SCIENCE #22-25.

Cover Price: $14.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $10.49 (30% OFF)

Captain America Steve Rogers TP Vol 1 Hail Hydra

(W) Nick Spencer (A) Javier Pina (A/CA) Jesus Saiz

He’s back! Steve Rogers – the original Sentinel of Liberty – is reinvigorated, with a new shield, a new team, a new mission…and a new secret! Because Steve isn’t the only one who’s returned. Cut off one limb, and two more will take its place – Hail Hydra! And never in Captain America’s history have those two words been so dramatic! But as a resurgent Hydra once more worms its insidious way into Steve’s life, he’s caught in the crossfire when the Red Skull takes on Baron Zemo! And when Iron Man and Captain Marvel lead the Marvel Universe into CIVIL WAR II, Cap finds himself stuck in the middle again! Can Steve keep the peace as heroes choose sides, tragedy strikes and the trial of Maria Hill begins? Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA: STEVE ROGERS #1-6; and material from FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2016 (CAPTAIN AMERICA) #1.

Cover Price: $19.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $11.99 (40% OFF)

Conan Omnibus TP Vol 1 Birth of a Legend

(W) Kurt Busiek (A) Cary Nord, Tom Yeates, Tom Mandrake, Greg Ruth (CA) Joseph Michael Linsner

Conan’s earliest adventures, now available in affordable omnibus format!

Featuring the legendary run of comics greats Kurt Busiek and Cary Nord, This 472 page omnibus features favorites such as Born on the Battlefield, The Frost Giant’s Daughter, The God in the Bowl, and more!

Cover Price: $24.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $17.49 (30% OFF)

DC Rebirth Omnibus HC

DC’s “Rebirth” event began with a bang in June 2016, relaunching every major DC hero from Aquaman to Wonder Woman! Now, the entire collection of REBIRTH specials are collected in a massive new hardcover! Written and illustrated by top talent including writer Geoff Johns and many others, the DC REBIRTH OMNIBUS makes a perfect starting point for new fans and a great gift for any collector.

Cover Price: $75
Pulp Fiction Price: $45 (40% OFF)

Deadpool by Posehn  and Duggan Omnibus HC

(W) Brian Michael Bendis, Gerry Duggan, Various (A) Various (CA) Phil Noto

Births, deaths and marriages – they’re all here in Gerry Duggan and Brian Posehn’s hilarious take on the Merc with a Mouth. But mainly deaths – and in the case of a zombified horde of U.S. presidents, undeaths! Meet the daughter Wade Wilson never knew he had, the voice in his head he never wanted and the monstrous Mrs. he should never cross – the succubus queen Shiklah! Enjoy Deadpool’s newfound bromance with Wolverine and Captain America before it ends in tragedy, and head deep inside the darkest recesses of his mind to learn his Original Sin. With uproarious flashback tales revealing Wade’s hidden history across the Marvel Universe, Posehn and Duggan work their magic on Deadpool’s past and present – but will they leave him any future? Collecting DEADPOOL (2012) #1-45, DEADPOOL: DRACULA’S GAUNTLET #1-7 and DEATH OF WOLVERINE: DEADPOOL & CAPTAIN AMERICA #1.

Cover Price: $100
Pulp Fiction Price: $60 (40% OFF)

Doctor Strange TP Vol 1 Way of Weird

(W) Jason Aaron (A) Kevin Nowlan (A/CA) Chris Bachalo

Only Doctor Strange can protect our world from the darkness beyond – now witness the full toll that constant struggle takes on Earth’s Sorcerer Supreme! Every spell cast comes at a cost, but what happens when Strange falls behind on his tab? Find out as the good Doctor wakes up somewhere very odd, nearly naked, with no spellbooks, no weapons and no memory of how he got there – or why all the monsters are chasing him! And as a new visitor to Strange’s Sanctum Sanctorum learns that one wrong door can lead to oblivion, Strange’s friends and allies are about to face their greatest threat. Dark forces are destroying everything mystical in the Multiverse, and their sights are set on this dimension. Magic’s days are numbered – and Doctor Strange is not ready! Collecting DOCTOR STRANGE (2015) #1-5.

Cover Price: $19.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $11.99 (40% OFF)

Flash By Mark Waid TP Book 1

In 1990, Mark Waid’s legendary writing career began when he scripted his first issue of THE FLASH. Waid would continue to work on Wally West for nearly a decade, building a world that would keep the character running for years. In this first volume of a new series, Young Wally West is quickly in danger-not only from The Flash’s enemies, but from powers that he doesn’t know how to control! Collects THE FLASH #62-68, THE FLASH ANNUAL #4-5 and THE FLASH SPECIAL #1.

Cover Price: $24.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $14.99 (40% OFF)

Guardians of the Galaxy Omnibus HC Vol 1

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Various (CA) Leinil Francis Yu

Blockbuster writer Brian Michael Bendis takes on Marvel’s misfit movie stars! Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket Raccoon and Groot assemble alongside the Avengers to thwart Thanos’s latest scheme – and they’ll take Iron Man back into space with them! They’ll face the wrath of the Badoon, Peter Quill’s father and – once again – the infinite threat of Thanos! But can anything prepare them for Angela? The Guardians will add new recruits and fight alongside the X-Men, but which team members will end up star-crossed lovers? And when SECRET WARS obliterates the Galaxy, what will be left to guard? Collecting AVENGERS ASSEMBLE (2012) #1-8; GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (2013) #0.1, #1-27 and ANNUAL #1; GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: TOMORROW’S AVENGERS #1; ALL-NEW X-MEN (2012) #22-24; GUARDIANS OF KNOWHERE #1-4; GUARDIANS TEAM-UP #1-2 and material from FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2014 (GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY) #1.

Cover Price: $125
Pulp Fiction Price: $75 (40% OFF)

I Hate Fairyland TP Vol 2 Fluff My Life

(W) Skottie Young (A/CA) Skottie Young

All hail Gertrude, the new Queen of Fairyland. After thirty years of wreaking havoc across this magical world to find her way back home, she must now overcome her biggest challenge yet…ruling the place she hates most. Join Gert as she continues her never-ending quest to get the FLUFF out of Fairyland. The hilariously brutal fairytale adventure continues by superstar cartoonist SKOTTIE YOUNG. Collects I HATE FAIRYLAND #6-10.

Cover Price: $14.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $10.49 (30% OFF)

Legend of Wonder Woman HC

(W) Renae De Liz (A/CA) Renae De Liz, Ray Dillon

The new WONDER WOMAN 9-issue miniseries written and pencilled by Renae De Liz is collected here! In the beginning there was only chaos. But Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons, saw a better future-and eventually her daughter would be destined to bring that new world to life! Before her ultimate fate unfolds though, Diana of Themyscira must learn the important lessons of an Amazonian childhood!

Cover Price: $29.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $17.99 (40% OFF)

Lumberjanes TP Vol 5

(W) Noelle Stevenson, Shannon Watters, Kat Leyh (A) Carolyn Nowak (A/CA) Brooke A. Allen

Comedy writer Pamela Ribon (Rick and Morty) and artist Veronica Fish (Archie) dive into the fast-paced, hard-hitting world of roller derby!
Jennifer Chu and Maise Huff (aka Knockout and Ithinka Can on the track) have been best friends since their first day of Fresh Meat Orientation for the Eastside Roller Girls, but when they get drafted for two different teams they’ll have to figure out if the bond between them is stronger than the pull of a team when a win is on the line.
You get slammed on the track and slammed in life, and in both cases you have to take your hits and get back up again!

Cover Price: $14.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $11.99 (20% OFF)

Ody-C HC Vol 1 Cycle One

(W) Matt Fraction (A/CA) Christian Ward

ODY-C, modeled after Homer’s Odyssey, is a psychedelic, gender-broke science-fiction epic that tells the story of three legendary warrior-queens returning home after a centuries-long battle. Told in verse with a visual sensibility that redefines the very possibilities of the comics medium, this gloriously oversized hardcover also has exclusive bonus materials including essays by classicist Dani Colman, teaching aids, and a massive 10-page fold-out previously only available in the sold-out first issue. Collects ODY-C #1-12

Cover Price: $49.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $34.99 (30% OFF)

Star Wars The Force Awakens Adaptation HC

(W) Chuck Wendig (A) Luke Ross (CA) Phil Noto

It’s true – all of it! The blockbuster movie jumps from the big screen to the comic-book page! It’s been three decades since the Rebel Alliance destroyed the Death Star and toppled the Galactic Empire – but now, on the remote planet Jakku, there is a stirring in the Force. A young scavenger named Rey…a deserting Stormtrooper named Finn…an ace pilot named Poe…and a dark apprentice named Kylo Ren… Their lives are about to collide as the awakening begins. Writer Chuck Wendig (Star Wars: The Aftermath Trilogy) and artist Luke Ross (HERCULES) take us back into the saga of a lifetime! Collecting STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS ADAPTATION #1-6.

Cover Price: $24.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $14.99 (40% OFF)

Star Wars Poe Dameron TP Vol 1 Black Squadron

(W) Charles Soule, Chris Eliopoulos (A) Chris Eliopoulos (A/CA) Phil Noto

Poe Dameron, former Republic flyer turned Resistance fighter, is the best pilot in the galaxy. Hand-picked for the resistance by General Leia Organa to lead a squadron on a top-secret and vital mission, Poe sets off to investigate sites of historical importance to the Force – revealing backstory leading directly into The Force Awakens! Follow Poe and his X-Wing squadron on covert missions against the First Order, brought to you by writer Charles Soule (STAR WARS: LANDO, DAREDEVIL) and artist Phil Noto (STAR WARS: CHEWBACCA, BLACK WIDOW)! Collecting POE DAMERON #1-6.

Cover Price: $19.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $11.99 (40% OFF)

Uncanny X-Men HC Vol 2

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Various (CA) Chris Bachalo

Brian Michael Bendis concludes his Uncanny X-Men era! After relentless persecution and a near-fatal attack, Cyclops and his revolutionaries are targeting S.H.I.E.L.D.! But is the spy organization really responsible for the return of the mutant-killing Sentinels? Sins and secrets will be revealed as warring X-Men gather to hear the reading of Charles Xavier’s last will and testament – but its contents may lead to the team’s ultimate undoing! With the end fast approaching, Scott Summers finds himself driven ever closer to the precipice of disaster. Will Cyclops save himself from ruin or leap off the edge? Plus: Life-changing events rock Dazzler, Iceman, the young mutant Eva Bell and more! Collecting UNCANNY X-MEN (2013) #19-35, #600 and ANNUAL #1; and ALL-NEW X-MEN ANNUAL #1.

Cover Price: $50
Pulp Fiction Price: $30 (40% OFF)

That’s it for this week

-Ryan