Pulp Fiction Newsletter Week of 3/15/17

I don’t know about y’all, but this is an awesome week for things that I’m a fan of! From the first issue of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods adaptation, to Stuart Immonen (comics’ greatest working artist IMNHO) joining The Amazing Spider-Man, the second issue of Super Sons, the second volume of The Metabaron, and more, this week is packed full of awesome!  See you at the bottom!

Upcoming Events

Wannabe Press Publisher Russel Nohelty Signing at CULVER CITY

Wednesday March 15th

More info: www.wannabepress.com

Crowdfunding Class
Saturday March 18th 3:30 – 5:30
Having successfully funded four Kickstarters for her comic Boston Metaphysical Society, writer/creator, Madeleine Holly-Rosing will share her very specific and practical strategies for running a crowdfunding campaign with a goal of under 10K. This class is designed for independent creators who cannot afford to hire a team or a PR person.

More info: pulpfictionbooksandcomics.com/art-classes

COMIC JAM @ Pulp Fiction Culver City
Saturday March 25th, 3PM-6PM

New Comics Highlights

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

Neil Gaiman’s American Gods: Shadows #1

(W) Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell (A) P. Craig Russell, Scott Hampton

NEIL GAIMAN! P. CRAIG RUSSELL! SCOTT HAMPTON! Shadow Moon just got out of jail, only to discover his wife is dead. Defeated, broke, and uncertain as to where to go from here, he meets the mysterious Mr. Wednesday, who employs him to serve as his bodyguard – thrusting Shadow into a deadly world of the supernatural, where ghosts of the past come back from the dead, and a brewing war between old and new gods hits a boiling point. The Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, and Nebula award-winning novel and upcoming Starz television series by Neil Gaiman is adapted as a comic series for the first time! 


The Amazing Spider-Man #25

(W) Dan Slott (A) Stuart Immonen & More!

•  STUART IMMONEN (STAR WARS, AVENGERS) takes the artist reins of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN and joins Dan Slott for a 40-page main story!
•  Then don’t miss a super-secret short story by Dan and Giuseppe Camuncoli!
•  Hannah Blumenreich makes hers Marvel, making her Spider-Debut!
•  Cale Atkinson brings another story of the A-May-ZING SPIDER-AUNT!


Super Sons #2
(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Jorge Jimenez

“When I Grow Up” part two! Robin and Superboy – in the clutches of Lex Luthor! The boys are in big trouble! How exactly are they supposed to explain what’s happened to Superman and Batman? Plus, Kid Amazo’s power grows, and this tyrant in the making is about to make life miserable for the Super Sons!

The Wild Storm #2
(W) Warren Ellis (A) Jon Davis-Hunt

All Angela Spica did was save someone’s life. And now hers is over. The rogue engineer lies bleeding in a place she hopes nobody will find – but she’s wrong. The people embedded in the secret power structures of the world are tracking her. Skywatch. Halo. International Operations. A covert operative called Grifter. If only she hadn’t unknowingly foiled an assassination planned by her boss. If only her boss wasn’t the one person more interested in the Engineer’s transhuman implants than in her life. It’s all going very wrong, very quickly. There’s going to be more blood.
Graphic Novel Highlights

Deadly Class Vol 05 Carousel TP
(W) Rick Remender (A) Wes Craig, Jordan Boyd
It’s morning in America, and those who lived through last arc’s brutal finale barely have had time to consider what they’ve done before a new class of kids enroll in the school, eager to pick up the bloody mantle. Sophomore survivor Saya Kuroki is given a chance to ascend in the ranks of the school’s deadliest and most ruthless students, and all it will cost her is what’s left of her humanity. RICK REMENDER & WES CRAIG present a new beginning to the dark saga of DEADLY CLASS. Collecting DEADLY CLASS #22-26.

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

JSA The Golden Age Deluxe Edition HC

(W) James Robinson (A) Paul Smith
Set at the start of one of the darkest periods of U.S. history, the infamous “McCarthy Era,” JSA: THE GOLDEN AGE takes a thought-provoking look at what might have happened to DC’s first generation of super heroes beyond their exploits during the Second World War, as paranoia pervades America. DC’s first generation of super heroes have been driven into retirement or hiding, or madness-except for a few who are willing to change with the times. But behind the scenes, something even more sinister is unfolding-a subtle plot that may engulf the planet and remake it in one man’s image. Collects THE GOLDEN AGE #1-4 in a Deluxe hardcover for the first time.

Cover Price: $34.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $20.99 (40% OFF)


Excalibur Epic Collection The Sword is Drawn TP
(W) Chris Claremont (A) Alan Davis

A legendary team is born! Meet the United Kingdom’s champion, Captain Britain, and his paramour, the metamorphic Meggan! They’ll band together with former X-Men Nightcrawler and Kitty Pryde when Gatecrasher and her Technet are sent to capture Rachel “Phoenix” Summers! From their lighthouse base, the heroes of Excalibur will tackle the ferocious Warwolves, the unstoppable Juggernaut and Mojo mayhem! Things get wild with Arcade, the Crazy Gang and the X-Babies – and really heat up as Excalibur is drawn across the Atlantic to an Inferno raging in New York! And don’t forget Lightning Squad, the alternate Nazi versions of Excalibur! Plus: Who or what is Widget? Collecting CAPTAIN BRITAIN (1976) #1-2; EXCALIBUR (1988) #1-11, SPECIAL EDITION and MOJO MAYHEM; and material from MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS (1988) #31-38, and MIGHTY WORLD OF MARVEL (1983) #7 and #14-15.

Cover Price: $39.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $23.99 (40% OFF)

The Metabaron Book 02 HC
(W) Alexandro Jodorowsky, Jerry Frisson (A) Niko Henrichon

Book 2 of the new story arc in the saga of The Metabaron! Faced with potential extinction, the Metabaron questions his clan’s deep-seated principles and sets out to experience everything he has denied himself for so long. Meanwhile, the Techno-Pope entrusts his most loyal Techno-Cardinal, Orne-8, to find the ultimate solution to the shortage of Epyphite, the precious anti-gravitation fuel that has enabled the Techno-Techno Empire to rule the universe.

Cover Price: $29.95
Pulp Fiction Price: $23.95 (20% OFF)

Manga Highlights

The Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess Vol 01 GN
(W/A/CA) Akira Himekawa

Link once trained in swordsmanship, hoping to protect the world of Hyrule. After a fateful meeting, he sought out the anonymity and peace of life in a small village. But danger and adventure always find heroes to set things right, and when the dark minions of the King of Shadows threaten his new home, Link answers the call!

RANMA 1/2 2IN1 VOL 19 TP
(W/A/CA) Rumiko Takahashi
One of the most outrageous, entertaining and beloved stories comes to a conclusion! Will Ranma break his gender-flipping curse? Will anybody find a way to reverse the effects of the legendary cursed spring? Will Mousse get Shampoo? Will Kuno finally get his little redheaded pigtailed girl? Will the panty-stealing Happosai pilfer enough undergarments to complete his collection? And the ultimate question-will Ranma and Akane get married?! All is answered in this final volume!

Toy Highlights

DC Bombshells Action Figures

DC Bombshells makes its way to 6.75″ action figures, based on the popular DC Collectibles line! The first wave includes Batwoman, Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy and Wonder Woman. Kate Kane, a.k.a. Batwoman, is reborn in action figure form! With interchangeable hands and baseball gear to match, this slugger is one of the keenest action figures ever. Ready to roll in her bomber jacket, Harley Quinn is reborn here in action figure form, with a dozen points of articulation, interchangeable hands and giant mallet. With her pinup style attire Poison Ivy is rendered in painstaking detail with interchangeable hands, over a dozen points of articulation and accessories. Diana of Themyscira, a.k.a. Wonder Woman, is here and ready to battle the Axis powers! With a dozen points of articulation, interchangeable hands, lasso of truth and shield, the Princess of the Amazons is ready to roll up her sleeves and go to war with this new action figure!

That’s it for this week!