Pulp Fiction Newsletter Week of 4/19/17

Ahhh running super late! Lots of deals this week including the beginning of Marvel’s big Captain America event and the return of Shaolin Cowboy!!! Also this week DC begins unveiling its “button” mystery and a we get a new hawt book from the writer of God County! Final note: beginning in May, the Culver City store will be closing sooner on Mondays at 6 PM. You have been warned…see you at the bottom.

Upcoming Events

Alien Day
Wednesday April 26th (cuz LV-426…ya dig?)
Pulp Fiction is celebrating Alien Day and the first issue of Aliens Dead Orbit by James Stokoe! We’ll have select Aliens graphic novels for 50% OFF!

Comic Jam @ Pulp Fiction Culver City
Saturday April 29th, 3PM – 6PM
More info:
ABOUT COMIC JAM:

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 and snacks are provided. FREE to Attend.
Be on time if you can but we can fit you in even if you are 30 mins or an hour late

Free Comic Book Day
Saturday May 6th
It’s that time of year again! Join us on FCBD and get a free comic book! We coordinate with the LA Food Bank so bring canned goods and go home with even more goodies!

Wonder Woman Day
Saturday June 3rd
Join Pulp Fiction on Wonder Woman Day and get two free Wonder Woman comic books!

 

New Comics Highlights

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


Secret Empire #0
DEAL OF THE WEEK 50% OFF
(W) Nick Spencer (A) Daniel Acuna, Rod Reis

What if your greatest ally was secretly your greatest enemy? What if the most trustworthy, stalwart hero history has ever known has been planning in secret a massive betrayal? That time is now!
The Marvel Universe is under siege from within! Captain America, secretly a true believer in the cause of Hydra, has turned his back on the Super Hero community. Using the trust and respect he has gained over the years he has ascended to a position where he can enacts Hydra’s ideals. The death of Jack Flag, the trial of Maria Hill, the second Civil War, the alien Chitauri Queen. All of the dominos of Captain America’s plan have been laid out — and it will take only the slightest push to set them into action!
Now, the Avengers, the Champions, the Defenders, the Guardians of the Galaxy, the X-Men and more will be tested. As Hydra’s grip tightens around the Marvel Universe, the heroes stand at the precipice of an unprecedented challenge. How will they Marvel Universe cope with this shattering betrayal by the most trusted among them?

Nick Fury #1 
DEAL OF THE WEEK 50% OFF 
(W) James Robinson (A) ACO
FURY. NICK FURY.
The world is a dangerous place.  And there’s danger in drawing attention to your plans. When S.H.I.E.L.D. needs a lone agent to infiltrate, capture and remain anonymous, there’s no one better than NICK FURY.  An all-new era for the superspy begins here, as Fury is sent on a top-secret mission to the French Riviera.  He’ll need to outmaneuver the enemy as the complex dance of espionage begins, but will he meet his match in the mysterious FRANKIE NOBLE?  Grab the edge of your seat and don’t let go – this caper’s just getting started!

Plastic #1 
DEAL OF THE WEEK 50% OFF 
(W) Doug Wagner (A) Daniel Hillyard

Retired serial killer Edwyn Stoffgruppen is in love with Virginia, a girl he “met online.” Her affection quiets his vile urges. Together, they tour the back roads of America in their LTD, eating doughnuts and enjoying their healthy appetites for each other. Life is good…until a Louisiana billionaire kidnaps Virginia, forcing Edwyn to kill again in exchange for her freedom.
Oh, and did we mention that Virginia is a sex doll?

Shaolin Cowboy Wholl Stop the Reign #1 
DEAL OF THE WEEK 50% OFF 

(W/A/CA) Geof Darrow
Who doesn’t like Surf and Turf? Well, what do you do when Surf and Turf doesn’t like YOU??? The Eisner Award-losing and -winning drawing room talkfest, The Shaolin Cowboy, returns and will try to answer those questions as the titular hero of the series finds that his road to hell is paved not with good intentions but old nemeses hell bent on bloody revenge… AGAIN!!!

Greatest Adventure #1 
DEAL OF THE WEEK 50% OFF 
(W) Bill Willingham (A) Cezar Razek

In ancient days, Jason gathered the greatest heroes of his age and set out on the ultimate sea voyage. Now, in Tarzan’s era, Jason Gridley does the same. The greatest heroes of the Edgar Rice Burroughs universe come together as the crew of the good ship Venture, with none other than Tarzan as their captain. It’s a race this time, against a battleship of dark hearted villains, and the fate of many worlds hangs in the balance.

Batman #21
(W) Tom King (A) Jason Fabok

“THE BUTTON” part one! The cataclysmic events of DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1 continue here! The Dark Knight and The Fastest Man Alive, the two greatest detectives on any world, unite to explore the mystery behind a certain blood-stained smiley button embedded in the Batcave wall. What starts as a simple investigation turns deadly when the secrets of the button prove irresistible to an unwelcome third party-and it’s not who anyone suspects! It’s a mystery woven through time, and the ticking clock starts here!

Monsters Unleashed #1

(W) Cullen Bunn (A) David Baldeon

THE FIRST FANTASTIC ISSUE OF MARVEL’S NEWEST HEROES!
From acclaimed writer CULLEN BUNN, known for his work on DEADPOOL, UNCANNY X-MEN and more, comes a high-action sci-fi series centered on a team of monstrous and monstrously massive do-gooders including KID KAIJU, AEGIS, SLIZZIK, SCRAGG, HI-VO AND MEKARA.. Now teaming up with vampire-hunter ELSA BLOODSTONE, the series unfolds as the team takes on gargantuan creatures and protects the planet from ruin and disaster. However, can they be accepted by the rest of the Marvel Universe and allowed to help, or will they be deemed dangerous as well?

Redneck #1  

(W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Lisandro Estherren
The Bowmans are VAMPIRES who have quietly run the local barbecue joint in their small town for years, living off cow’s blood. Their peaceful coexistence ends as generations of hate, fear, and bad blood bubble to the surface–making it impossible to separate man from monster! Critically acclaimed writer DONNY CATES (GOD COUNTRY) and artist LISANDRO ESTHERREN serve up the tale of a DIFFERENT kind of family just trying to get by, deep in the heart of Texas.
Graphic Novel Highlights


All-Star Batman Vol 01 My Own Worst Enemy HC
(W) Scott Snyder (A) John Romita Jr., Declan Shalvey
Scott Snyder, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of BATMAN returns to the Dark Knight in ALL-STAR BATMAN! Batman finds himself trying to help his old friend Harvey Dent, a.k.a. the villainous Two-Face! The Dark Knight accompanies his sometime friend on a cross-country trip to fix his scarred face and end the Two-Face identity forever. But when the former Gotham City D.A. sets a plan into motion to free himself, what deadly secrets from the past will bubble to the surface? Collects issues #1-5.
Cover Price: $24.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $14.99 (40% OFF)

Hellboy Into the Silent Sea HC
(W) Mike Mignola, Gary Gianni (A) Gary Gianni

Hellboy sets sail from the wreckage of a deserted island only to cross paths with a ghost ship. Taken captive by the phantom crew that plans to sell him to the circus, Hellboy is dragged along by a captain who will stop at nothing in pursuit of a powerful sea creature. Following the events of Hellboy: The Island, Gary Gianni draws Hellboy in a brand-new graphic novel.

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


Briggs Land Vol 01 State of Grace TP

(W) Brian Wood (A) Mack Chater
Briggs Land, nearly a hundred square miles of rural wilderness, contains the largest antigovernment secessionist movement in the United States. When matriarch Grace Briggs wrests control of the operation from her incarcerated husband, she sparks a war within the community-and her immediate family-that threatens to bring the full power of the federal government down on their heads. Collects issues #1-#6 of the series.

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

That’s it for this week!

– Ryan