Pulp Fiction Newsletter Week of 3/23

Hey guys. Wondercon is here! If you’re attending and want to say hi or want to recommend us to a friend, we’ll be at booth #837. See you there! Also having to do with Wondercon weekend, and this is very important:

Both stores will be closed Easter Sunday!!!

I repeat…

Both stores will be closed Easter Sunday!!!

That should do it. We have some more written content this week on The Red Wing and The Wake. Follow the links below for reviews!

by Eric Bryan:
http://www.pulpfictionbooksandcomics.com/besides-b-sides-the-red-wing/

by yours truly:
http://www.alpharookie.com/climbing-out-of-the-hole-the-wake-hc/

See you at the bottom…

Upcoming Events Kickstarter / Marketing Workshop
Saturday, April 16th
1 PM at Culver City Location

Having successfully funded two Kickstarters for her comic Boston Metaphysical Society in 2014, writer/creator, Madeleine Holly-Rosing will share her very specific and practical strategies for running a successful Kickstarter. This class is designed for individual creators who cannot afford to hire a team or a PR person. Click here for more details.

Culver City Comic Jam
Sat April 30th
2-5 PM at Culver City store

Come Draw Comics with us at Pulp Fiction’s Comic Jam! What is a Comic Jam? One person draws in a beginning panel, then a different person continues with a following panel, and so on until you have a finished comic page. From comic book professionals to occasional scratch pad doodlers, everyone is welcome. It’s a time when you can let loose with your imagination, have fun and not worry if it’s perfect or not. B.Y.O.pens. Paper is provided. FREE to Attend. 

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New Comics Highlights

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

Hyperion #1 Deal of the Week $1.99!

(W) Chuck Wendig (A) Nicole Virella (CA) Emanuela Lupacchino
HYPERION IS BACK! Or is he? The high-powered hero is hiding in plain sight, driving a truck across the U.S. to learn about the country he has adopted. Along the way, he picks up a lone runaway named Doll, who has more baggage than he anticipated. Doll is in danger, chased by a pack of freaks and lunatics known as THE CARNIES. Will Hyperion reveal himself to save her? Maybe! Will he use a tractor trailer as a baseball bat? Probably!

Circuit Breaker #1

(W) Kevin McCarthy (A/CA) Kyle Baker
When the heroic robots that saved Japan during World War IV are outlawed, they turn against mankind, waging a campaign of terror across the last city on Earth. Their creator builds one more soldier-disguised as his teenaged granddaughter-and tasks her with dismantling the marauding mechanical militia. But as she begins to question her programming, will she be the last hope for humanity, or the final nail in our coffin?

Delete #1

(W) Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray (A) John Timms (CA) Amanda Conner
In the near future, where science can implant or remove human memories and the government uses brain scan technology in criminal investigations, a mute girl witnesses a multiple murder and must turn to a handyman for protection from the police and an army of killers. From the Harley Quinn  team of writers Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Grey and artist John Timms, with covers by Amanda Conner.

The Shadow Glass #1 (of 5)

(W/A/CA) Aly Fell
A young student of England’s greatest occultist learns her real father is in league with the devil. When Rose finds out that the man who raised her isn’t her father, she ignores his warnings about the terrible secrets of her own past and seeks answers from her childhood teacher Dr. John Dee, the queen’s occult adviser.

Batman #50

(W) Scott Snyder (A/CA) Greg Capullo, Danny Miki
Batman has returned to Gotham City! In this extra-sized conclusion to Snyder and Capullo’s epic story “Superheavy,” Bruce Wayne returns to the cape and cowl to battle Mr. Bloom alongside Jim Gordon for the fate of the city they both love.

Hellboy and the BPRD 1953 Beyond the Fences #2

(W) Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson (A) Paolo Rivera, Joe Rivera (CA) Paolo Rivera
Suburbia is torn apart when Hellboy faces off against a bizarre creature, while the BPRD tries to uncover who created such a monster-and why.

Mirror #2

(W) Emma Rios (A/CA) Hwei Lim
A man-made child returns home to take a dangerous gamble in the colony’s darker days.

Snowfall #2

(W) Joe Harris (A/CA) Martin Morazzo
The White Wizard has returned. The Cooperative isn’t going to let America’s most infamous weather terrorist threaten the climate they administer, the peace they protect, and the profits they enjoy. When Inspector Davitika Johnstown Deal is unleashed, she’ll stop at nothing to bring him in!

Graphic Novel Highlights

Cursed Pirate Girl TP Vol 1

(W/A/CA) Jeremy Bastian
Available for the first time ever in a softcover trade paperback, Jeremy A. Bastian’s beautiful, astonishingly detailed line work is on display in his  magnus opus Cursed Pirate Girl, a black-and-white original graphic novel about a girl on a quest in search of her father. It’s a journey filled with adventure above and below the mythical waters of the Omerta Seas. A nautical fairytale of strange creatures, whimsical characters, swashbuckling danger, and the most bizarre pirates you could hope for. It’s certain to amaze and captivate adults and children alike!

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

Cyborg TP Vol 1 Unplugged

(W) David Walker (A) Ivan Reis & Various (CA) Ivan Reis, Joe Prado
In these tales from the first six issues of Vic Stone’s new series, plus the sneak peek story from CONVERGENCE: CRIME SYNDICATE #2, the machine that gives Cyborg his powers is evolving! The only problem is that machine is his body-and he has no idea what’s causing these changes!

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

Doctor Fate TP Vol 1 The Blood Price

(W) Paul Levitz (A/CA) Sonny Liew
You thought global warming was bad? Anubis, the Egyptian Lord of Dead, is preparing the flood to wash the world away. Standing in his way? An overwhelmed Brooklyn med student who’s been handed the helmet of Fate, without an instruction manual. This title collects the first seven issues of the acclaimed new series, plus the eight-page sneak peek story from CONVERGENCE: AQUAMAN #2!

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

Locke and Key Master Ed HC Vol 2

(W) Joe Hill (A/CA) Gabriel Rodriguez
Named a “modern masterpiece” by The A.V. Club, the critically acclaimed series Locke & Key takes on new life this reformatted hardcover. The Locke & Key Master Edition, Vol. 2 features the third and fourth L&K arcs, “Crown of Shadows” and “Keys to the Kingdom,” with all-new cover art and design by co-creator Gabriel Rodriguez.

Cover Price: $49.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $39.99 (20% OFF)

The Punisher MAX Complete Collect TP Vol 2

Nick Fury has a dangerous mission for the Punisher: break into a Siberian nuclear missile silo and steal a lethal retrovirus. But Castle soon sets off a chain reaction that will bring him into conflict with a ruthless Russian general – and take the world to the brink of war. Then, mobster Nicky Cavella returns to plague the Punisher. But when his scheme unleashes a wave of violence that rocks New York to its core, other predators emerge from the darkness. Finally, the Punisher targets a human-trafficking operation that supplies kidnapped girls to brothels. Veterans of Eastern Europe’s ethnic genocide, the cruel slavers are a quarry unlike any Castle has hunted before. They’re ready to go to war to protect what’s theirs – but they’ll soon find out exactly what war with the Punisher means. Collecting PUNISHER (2004) #13-30.
Cover Price: $39.99

Pulp Fiction Price: $23.99 (40% OFF)

The Rattler GN

(W) Jason McNamara (A/CA) Greg Hinkle
Ten years have passed since Stephen Thorn’s fiancée vanished without a trace, and he has grown into a prominent, if bitter, victim’s rights crusader. Despite the cold trail and lack of leads, he stubbornly refuses to give up the search. And then…he begins to hear her voice in the strangest of places. Pursued by his own organization and questioning his sanity, Stephen embarks on a grisly journey to save his long-lost love. As he unravels the truth of her disappearance, the body count rises and Stephen finds himself ensnared in a trap that had been set for him long ago.
“brutal, terrifying, and devastating…The Rattler is sure to be one of the very best things you’ll read all year.” – Nick Nafpliotis Adventures in Poor Taste

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

Robin Son of Batman HC Vol 1 Year of Blood

(W) Patrick Gleason (A) Patrick Gleason & Various (CA) Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray
Before he was Robin, Batman’s son Damian Wayne was raised by his mother, Talia al Ghul, to lead the vicious League of Assassins. In these stories from issues #1-6 of his new solo series, plus the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #2., the son of Batman has freed himself from that destiny and is about to embark on a globe-spanning quest to atone for the horrible acts he committed during the most brutal portion of his old life, The Year of Blood!

Cover Price: $22.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $13.79 (40% OFF)

Starfire TP Vol 1 Welcome Home

(W) Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti (A) Emanuela Lupacchino & Various (CA) Amanda Conner
Florida is so nice this time of year…the warm weather…the beach…and Starfire beating the crud out of the bad guys! Starfire picks up the pieces and finds her new home in the aftermath of the storm in these stories from issues #1-6 of her new series, plus the sneak peek story from CONVERGENCE: GREEN ARROW #2! But while our hero helps her community heal, a creature from the underworld emerges to threaten all she hopes to protect! What is this creature’s hidden motive? And why does it seem to get bigger every time Starfire punches it?

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

That’s it for this week!

-Ryan