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Pulp Fiction Newsletter Week of 1/4/16

Hello everyone! I hope everyone had a good holiday weekend.We’re ringing in the new year with a couple of new Marvel series and the first trades of DC’s Rebirth line. Max has been very enthusiastic about the Superman series specifically, citing it as the best of the Rebirth line so far. We also have a collection for the very popular Han Solo series by Majorie Liu and Mark Brooks as well as another horrific addition to the Junji Ito library with Tomie! See you at the bottom.

New Comics Highlights

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

Unstoppable Wasp #1 Deal of the Week 50% OFF!

(W) Jeremy Whitley (A/CA) Elsa Charretier

Girl. Genius. Hero. Unstoppable.
Nadia spent the entire first half of her life a captive of The Red Room, but now this teenage super-scientist is on her own for the first time, and she’s ready to spread her wings!  Hank Pym’s daughter has a lot of time to make up for and she’s determined to change the world.  You know, if she can get her U.S. citizenship first. Guest-starring Ms. Marvel and Mockingbird!

U.S.Avengers #1 Deal of the Week 50% OFF!

(W) Al Ewing (A/CA) Paco Medina

In a world beset by danger, the United States of America needs a team of heroes they can rely on. Welcome to… American Intelligence Mechanics! A.I.M. will dare any danger – no matter how awesome that danger might be – to save their nation from the wildest, weirdest threats of all! The most patriotic super-group ever is here to save the day. And they’ll do it all looking tried and true in the red, white & blue! Can you live without… the U.S.Avengers?

Deadpool the Duck #1

(W) Stuart Moore (A) Jacopo Camagni (CA) David Nakayama

What do you get when you take one cynical anthropomorphic duck (named Howard) and cross it with the smelliest (and most annoying) mercenary in the Marvel Universe? DEADPOOL THE DUCK! When Deadpool is sent on a mission from S.H.I.E.L.D. to capture a high-profile E.T. that is rampaging across the high plains, the snatch-and-grab turns out to be much more complicated than the Merc with a Mouth anticipated. One unfortunate wrong-place-at-the-wrong-time accident later leaves Deadpool and Howard fighting for control of the cutest mercenary the Marvel Universe has ever seen! Brought to you with words by Stuart Moore (CLOAK & DAGGER, THANOS: DEATH SENTENCE Novel) and art by Jacopo Camagni (DEADPOOL’S SECRET SECRET WARS).

The Fall and Rise of Captain Atom

(W) Cary Bates, Greg Weisman (A) Will Conrad (CA) Jason Badower

“Blowback” part one! Captain Atom hasn’t been seen or heard from in years-and even if you think you know what happened to him…you’re  wrong! But you’re not alone. To this day, no one on Earth-not even the other superheroes-has an inkling of the missing Captain Atom’s true fate. At last, the truth is about to be revealed in a saga that transcends not only the meaning of life and death, but the limits of time and space.

Hawkeye #2

(W) Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello (A) Klaus Janson, Frank Miller (A/CA) Andy Kubert

Batman and Superman are back together again-but is their reunion too late?

Nova #2

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

THE RUMORS ARE TRUE!
•  Richard Rider is back from the dead!
•  Even better – he’s back in his Nova helmet!
•  But Earth already HAS a Nova as its guardian, and Sam Alexander isn’t one to be replaced so easily…

Graphic Novel Highlights

Deadpool World’s Greatest HC Vol 1

(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Mike Hawthorne

He’s annoying. He’s dangerous. He smells terrible. But the public loves him! That’s right – 25 years after his introduction, the Merc with a Mouth is now an Avenger and the world’s most popular hero. Eat that, Spidey! But with great popularity comes overbearing responsibility, so Wade has called in a little help being him. You won’t believe – or recognize – who he signed up! (Unless you’ve memorized the entire Official Handbook.) But when an imposter sets out to ruin Deadpool, our hero has the perfect bait to lure the baddie out: his innocent daughter, Ellie! Plus: Jump decades into the future for an even-newer, even-different-er Deadpool 2099! And in an entirely Spanish-language tale, meet Masacre – the Deadpool of Mexico! This book has more Deadpool than you can handle! Collecting DEADPOOL (2015) #1-7 and #3.1: TRES PUNTO UNO.

Cover Price: $34.99
Pulp Price: $20.99

Green Arrow Rebirth TP Vol 1

(W) Ben Percy (A) Otto Schmidt (A/CA) Juan Ferreyra

Green Arrow’s life will be forever changed as he is betrayed by those closest to him! A budding relationship with Black Canary forces Ollie to confront the fact that he can’t fight “the man” if he is “the man.” And one by one, his friends desert him-and all the money in the world won’t bring them back when he needs them most. Collects GREEN ARROW: REBIRTH #1 and GREEN ARROW #1-5.

Cover Price: $16.99
Pulp Price: $10.19

New Avengers by Bendis Complete Collection TP Vol 1

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Various (CA) David Finch

Award-winning writer Brian Michael Bendis transforms Earth’s Mightiest Heroes! But before he can build his New Avengers, he must disassemble the old ones! In the team’s darkest day, one of their own tears them apart – seemingly forever! But when Electro triggers a breakout at super-villain prison the Raft, Captain America and Iron Man find themselves fighting alongside a new, and very different, group of allies. Spider-Man, Wolverine, Luke Cage and Spider-Woman join the new order as the Avengers are reborn! But will the mysterious Sentry add the power of a million exploding suns to the lineup? First he needs to figure out who he is! One glorious era ends, and another age of greatness begins! Collecting AVENGERS (1998) #500-503 and #500 DIRECTOR’S CUT, AVENGERS FINALE, NEW AVENGERS (2004) #1-10 and #1 DIRECTOR’S CUT, and NEW AVENGERS: MOST WANTED FILES.

Cover Price: $39.99
Pulp Price: $23.99

Amazing Spider-Man Worldwide HC Vol 1

(W) Dan Slott, Christos N. Gage, Various (A) Various (CA) Alex Ross

The world’s greatest super hero goes global! Parker Industries is more successful than ever, with new offices in Shanghai, London and San Francisco. Peter Parker is racking up the frequent-flyer miles – with his “bodyguard” Spider-Man in tow! But success breeds enemies, like the astrological Zodiac, who have widened their scope to threaten the entire planet – and they’ll battle Spider-Man all across Europe in a massive final showdown! Plus: Someone in Africa is masquerading as a member of the Goblin family, and it’s up to everyone’s favorite wall-crawler to investigate. And in China, the malevolent Mister Negative has two of Spidey’s former friends in his thrall – the fan-favorite duo Cloak and Dagger! Spidey’s neighborhood is bigger than ever, but it’s far from friendly! Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (2015) #1-11.

Cover Price: $34.99
Pulp Price: $20.99


Star Wars Han Solo TP

(W) Marjorie M. Liu (A) Mark Brooks (CA) Olivier Coipel

Everyone’s favorite scoundrel goes Solo! Han is given a top-secret undercover mission for the Rebellion: rescuing several informants and spies! His cover for the assignment? Only the biggest and most infamous starship race in the galaxy, the Dragon Void-a tournament he has dreamt of winning his entire life. With a chance of glory, can Han keep his mind on the mission? Or is failing Leia worse than losing? If that wasn’t enough, there’s also the small matter of finding a traitor within the Rebellion. As the Dragon Void heats up, can a certain Wookiee pal lend a hand in the mole hunt? Place your bets for the ultimate space race! Our money’s on Han and the Millennium Falcon – after all, it’s the ship that made the Kessel Run in less than twelve parsecs! Collecting HAN SOLO #1-5.

Cover Price: $16.99
Pulp Price: $10.19

Superman Rebirth TP Vol 1

(W) Peter J. Tomasi, Patrick Gleason (A) Patrick Gleason, Jorge Jimenez, Mick Gray (A/CA) Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza

After the stunning events of DC REBIRTH, the world is left without Superman! Luckily, there is another Man of Steel to fill his shoes: the pre-Flashpoint Kal-El! However, can this new Superman protect the world while raising a super-son with his wife, Lois Lane? And should they help their boy use his new and rapidly increasing abilities, or hide them from the world? Don’t miss these stories from SUPERMAN: REBIRTH #1 and SUPERMAN #1-6!

Cover Price: $16.99
Pulp Price: $10.19

Manga Highlights

Tomie Complete Dlx Ed HC

(W/A/CA) Junji Ito
Tomie Kawakami is a femme fatale with long black hair and a beauty mark just under her left eye. She can seduce nearly any man, and drive them to murder as well, even though the victim is often Tomie herself. While one lover seeks to keep her for himself, another grows terrified of the immortal succubus. But soon they realize that no matter how many times they kill her, the world will never be free of Tomie.

Cover Price: $34.99
Pulp Price: $27.99

Vinland Saga GN Vol 8

(W) Makoto Yukimura (A/CA) Makoto Yukimura

After months of hard labor as a farm slave, Thorfinn begins to realize what his father meant by the words, “A true warrior needs no sword.” Perhaps he can find a new purchase on life in the mysterious land he heard tell of in his childhood: the continent to the west known as Vinland.

Cover Price: $22.99
Pulp Price: $18.39

That’s it for this week!

-Ryan