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Pulp Fiction Newsletter Week of 2/10/16

Hello everyone. Fans of the dark stuff have a couple of new series to check out this week with The Dark and Bloody (definitely aiming for the Harrow County crowd) and Second Sight by David Hine, creator of Strange Embrace (very disturbing confessional horror). But Jonesy #1 is there to keep it light. We’re getting a few popular titles back in stock this week as well including Spider-Man Deadpool #1 just in time for the new movie.

On the trade side, the Black Science hardcover is better late than never, the critically-acclaimed current Constantine series gets its first collection, and Eltingville Club is finally here, Evan Dorkin’s skewering of comic book retail culture. Can’t wait! If you’re a subscriber, let us know in an email if you’d like us to put anything aside. See you at the bottom…

Upcoming Events

Marvel Omnibus Sale
All of February at both locations
50% OFF select Marvel omnibuses!

Manga Book Club
Sun Feb 21st
4 PM at Culver City store

All are welcome at the Pulp Fiction Manga Club! The topic of the month will be Horror/Psychological Thrillers. Recommended titles:
Uzumaki, 20th Century Buys, Death Note, Magika Madoka, MPD Psycho, Serial Experiments Lain, Tokyo Ghoul, Vampire Hunter D

Pageturners Graphic Novel Club
Sun Feb 28th
4 PM at Culver City store

It’s a month of romance, a month of winter calm, and a month of the wretched, wicked ways. February’s theme is GRUESOME! Whether it’s serial killers on the loose, zombies that won’t relent, or simply a bit of the old ultraviolence, Page Turners is dedicating this next month to the stories that shock and surprise you with where they go. Remember: It doesn’t have to be horror; it just has to be from the more macabre side of things. Click here for more details!

Back in Stock This Week

Back in Stock Feb 17th

 

Back in Stock Feb 24th

New Comics Highlights

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

Jonesy #1 DEAL OF THE WEEK $1.99!

(W) Sam Humphries (A/CA) Caitlin Rose Boyle
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Jonesy is a comic about love that makes us swoon! Sam Humphries (Legendary Star Lord, Citizen Jack) and fresh talent Caitlin Rose Boyle (Buck n’ Lou & the Night Crew) bring something special to BOOM! Box with this series about mad-cap shenanigans, friendship, pals, being a teenager, and figuring out who you are…with a teen cupid twist! If you like Giant Days, dig adorkable romance stories, or just want to smile from ear to ear after reading a comic, you’ll fall in love with Jonesy! Jonesy is a self-described “cool dork” who spends her time making zines nobody reads, watching anime, and listening to riot grrrl bands and 1D simultaneously. But she has a secret nobody knows. She has the power to make people fall in love! Anyone. With anything. She’s a cupid in plaid. With a Tumblr. There’s only one catch-it doesn’t work on herself. She’s gonna have to find love the old-fashioned way, and in the meantime, figure out how to distract herself from the real emotions she inevitably has to face when her powers go wrong…

PREVIEW HERE

The Dark and Bloody #1 

(W) Shawn Aldridge (A) Scott Godlewski (CA) Tyler Crook
Guns, moonshine, monsters-there’s a lot going on in the backwoods of Kentucky. Iris Gentry is a war veteran who returned from Iraq to find his options for supporting his family limited. Since they live in a “dry” county, Iris has turned to running moonshine for his former ranking officer-meaning the men now share crimes at home and abroad. You see, back in their combat days, Iris’s regiment got involved in something they shouldn’t have, and now a deadly, otherworldly consequence has come looking for vengeance. THE DARK AND BLOODY is a haunting new horror series by writer Shawn Aldridge (Vic Boone) and artist Scott Godlewski (Copperhead), with covers by Tyler Crook (Harrow County).

PREVIEW HERE

Insufferable On the Road #1

(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Peter Krause
On the trail of the murderer who bankrupted them, Galahad and Nocturnus are forced to travel overseas-where their connections and resources are of no use to them!

Second Sight #1

(W) David Hine (A/CA) Alberto Ponticelli
Ray Pilgrim knows how to get inside a killer’s head. Getting in is the easy part…20 years ago, Ray Pilgrim became a celebrity when he discovered his unique ability to see through the eyes of psychotic killers who were terrorizing London.  But his world collapsed around him when he was accused of the same crimes as the monsters he hunted. Now, Pilgrim’s teenage daughter is using her blog to investigate a ring of child abusers that includes some of the most powerful men in British society – men who are prepared to kill anyone who threatens to expose them. In order to protect his daughter and uncover the truth, Pilgrim must reluctantly revisit his past and the twisted path that led to the hotel room the media called The Bloody Chamber.

PREVIEW HERE

Shaft Imitation of Life #1

(W) Len Wein (A/CA) Kelley Jones
A zombie is on the loose on the campus of Louisiana’s Crowley College! Swamp Thing must search out an old friend if he hopes to save the small college town from the resurrected student roaming the forest. But if he thinks that zombies are the biggest problem on his horizon, Alec Holland might need to think again.
PREVIEW HERE

Graphic Novel Highlights

Batman Harley and Ivy Dlx HC

(W) Paul Dini, Ty Templeton (A) Bruce Timm & Various (CA) Bruce Timm
From Paul Dini and Bruce Timm, the masterminds behind the critically acclaimed Batman: The Animated Series, comes this early adventure of Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy, packed with hilarious hijinx and tons of action! Harley and Ivy want to take down the Batman once and for all, but first, Harley’s got to prove that she has what it takes to make it as a bona fide villain in Gotham City. This new hardcover also includes tales from BATMAN ADVENTURES HOLIDAY SPECIAL #1, BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHT #14, BATMAN AND ROBIN ADVENTURES #8, BATMAN ADVENTURES ANNUAL #1, BATMAN ADVENTURES #1 and BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE #3, all featuring Harley Quinn!

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

Black Science Premiere HC Beginners Guide to Entropy

(W) Rick Remender (A/CA) Matteo Scalera
Collecting the first three arcs of the seminal pulp sci-fi smash hit by jive-ass, super powered, disco dancers RICK REMENDER and MATTEO SCALERA. Crammed with sketches, concept art and other rare goodies in a glorious oversized 8″x12″ hardcover, truly the most incredible edition of BLACK SCIENCE in all the Eververse. Collects BLACK SCEINCE #1-16

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

Constantine The Hellblazer TP Vol 1 Going Down

(W) Ming Doyle, James TynionIV (A) Riley Rossmo & Various (CA) Riley Rossmo
THE FIRST COLLECTION OF THE NEW DC SERIES IS HERE! The dark adventures of DC’s foremost occult detective continue in issues #1-6 of his all-new series, plus the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: SHAZAM! #2, as he investigates the cruelest case he’s ever come across-his own dark history! Someone is murdering ghosts, a supernatural crime so impossible to solve that John Constantine is forced to return to London and seek help from the one person he hates more than any other; a magician above reproach, a darling of London high society, and a friend to superheroes everywhere. She is Georgiana Snow…the HECKBLAZER!

Cover Price: $14.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $8.99 (40% OFF)

EC Reed Crandall and Feldstein The High Cost of Dying HC

(W) William M Gaines & Various (A/CA) Reed Crandall
This collection of 21 Reed Crandall favorites includes sci-fi (“The Silent Towns”, “Space Suitors”), horror (“Carrion Death”, “Sweetie-Pie”), crime (“The Kidnapper”) and psychological terror (“The High Cost of Dying”) in which a man must make the choice between burying his wife and feeding his children. Like every book in the Fantagraphics EC Artists’ Library, this latest volume also features essays and notes by EC experts on these superbly crafted, classic masterpieces.

Cover Price: $29.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $23.99 (20% OFF)

The Eltingville Club HC

(W/A/CA) Evan Dorkin
Take-no-prisoners trivia-offs. Pill-fueled Twilight Zone marathons. Fan interventions. Here is the ultimate word on the fugly side of fandom, collecting every Eltingville story from Dork, House of Fun, and The Eltingville Club #1-#2, three of which won Eisner Awards for Best Short Story. Also features the Northwest Comix Collective alt-comics smackdown and an afterword about the 2002 Adult Swim animated pilot. Definitive, complete, and unashamed, this is fandom at its fan-dumbest, in the mighty Eltingville manner!

“One of the sharpest, harshest, most honest things you’ll read all year.”-Multiversity Comics

“Dorkin’s storytelling is strong on pacing and suspense.”-Comic Book Resources

Cover Price: $19.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $13.99 (30% OFF)

Giganto Maxia TP

(W/A/CA) Kentaro Miura
From Berserk creator Kentaro Miura comes Giganto Maxia, a science-fiction/fantasy manga of titanic proportions! One hundred million years in the future, the Empire of Olympus uses colossal mutant beasts to crush its adversaries. Only the gladiator Delos, the mystic Prome, and the titan Gohra can hope to prevent genocide!

Cover Price: $13.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $9.79 (30% OFF)

Justice League of America Silver Age TP Vol 1

(W) Gardner Fox (A) Mike Sekowsky & Various (CA) Michael Cho
In stories from BRAVE AND THE BOLD #28-30, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #1-18 and MYSTERY IN SPACE #75, the World’s Greatest Heroes stand against intergalactic, mystical, and super-powered rogues Starro, Despero, Kanjar Ro, Dr. Destiny, Amos Fortune and Felix Faust!

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