Pulp Fiction newsletter week of 4/22

Happy Monday! This week, Our April Convergence sale continues with the third issue of the main series as well as the other accompanying Convergence titles. We’re also spotlighting Kaptara #1, a new Image series from Chip Zdarksy, the co-creator of Sex Criminals! Be sure to click the preview link and check it out. There’s also a few follow-up issues to some of our previous deals of the week, so if liked the fist issue and you’re a pull customer, let us know if you’d like any put aside. The last volume of the Scott Pilgrim¬† hardcovers drops this week so those of you reading it in color can wrap up your collections. We are hosting Madeleine Holly-Rosing’s Kickstarter workshop again this weekend at the Culver City store. Be sure to visit our website for more details.

Finally, the Culver City store will be hosting a Wednesday appearance from a couple of local creators on the 29th. We’ll be joined by Davien Watkins promoting his strip, Notes Notations and David Lucarelli who will be promoting his book, The Children’s Vampire Hunting Brigade. Check the Upcoming Events section for more details. See you at the bottom…

Upcoming Events

 

Kickstarter / Marketing Workshop
Saturday, April 25th
2 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. For more info, visit the Art Class page.

Creator Appearance – David Lucarelli The Children’s Vampire Hunting Brigade
Wednesday, April 29th
12 – 3 PM at Culver City Location

Kickstarter page.

Creator Appearance – Davien Watkins Notes Notations
Wednesday, April 29th
11:30 – 2:30 PM at Culver City Location

Website: www.superheroenterprises.company

Free Comic Book Day
Saturday, May 2nd
10 AM

Free Comic Book Day is almost upon us once again! In the Pulp Fiction tradition, both stores will be coordinating with the LA Food Bank, so bring as many canned goods as you can and go home with swag! We also will have some awesome guests joining us. Look for a more detailed press release in the near future.

APRIL – 50% OFF ALL CONVERGENCE TITLES!
For the month of April, both Pulp Fiction locations will sell all Convergence DC event titles at 50% off the cover price. The sale does not apply to variants. The sale does not extend past the end of April. Click here four a full list of April Convergence solicits.

MAY –¬† 50% OFF ALL SECRET WARS TITLES!
For the month of May, both Pulp Fiction locations will sell all Secret Wars Marvel event titles for 50% off the cover price. The sale does not apply to variants or other Secret Wars merchandise such as graphic novels. The sale does not extend past the end of May. Click here for the May Secret Wars solicits.

JUNE – 50% OFF ALL DC RELAUNCH #1’S!
DC is dropping a lot of new books in June. Both Pulp Fiction locations will sell them at 50% off the cover price. The sale is for the new #1’s and does not apply to other books released by DC that month. The sale does not apply to variants. The sale does not extend past the end of June. Click here for a look at what new books DC is launching in June.

Back in Stock

New Releases for 4/22/15
Make sure you click here for a full list of all of this week’s new releases.

New Comics Highlights


Kaptara #1 Deal of the Week $1.99

(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Kagan McLeod
A space expedition goes horribly wrong because if it didn’t there would be no story! Reluctant explorer Keith Kanga and his crew crash land on KAPTARA, a world filled with danger and weird danger and dangerous weirdos! And if he can’t survive then earth, the place where YOU live, is doomed! Join CHIP ZDARSKY (Sex Criminals the Duck) and KAGAN McLEOD (Infinite Kung Fu) as they put the “fi” back into “sci-fi” and pretty much disregard the “sci” part in this epic story of punching and love!
Preview here.
Convergence #3 Deal of the Month $1.99

(W) Jeff King (A) Stephen Segovia, Jason Paz (CA) Stephen Segovia
Death comes calling as an injured Telos takes out his rage on the people of Kandor, while the Earth-2 team endures another brutal casualty. And major plans are set in motion as Green Lantern and the others follow Deimos into the lost city of Skartaris to find Rip Hunter and the missing Time Masters, who could be their only hope of escape from this apocalypse for Infinite Earths!

We’re selling all Convergence titles at 50% OFF for the month of April! Here are the other Convergence titles dropping this week:


Thrilling Adventure Hour: Beyond Belief #1

(W) Ben Acker, Ben Blacker (A/CA) Phil Hester

Based on the hit Nerdist podcast! It’s time to send the little ones to dream land, and set your radio’s dial to “SPOOKY.” Steel yourself for mysterious suspense in…BEYOND BELIEF! Meet Frank and Sadie Doyle, toast of the upper crust! Headliners on the society pages. And oh yes…THEY SEE GHOSTS! Who cares what evil lurks in the hearts of men…unless evil’s carrying the martini tray!


Empire Uprising #1

(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Barry Kitson
It’s been a year since the events of the original Empire, and much has changed for Golgoth, the first super-villain to conquer the world. Can he hold onto his reign-and does he even want to?
Uncle Scrooge #1

(W) Jonathan Gray, Rodolfo Cimino (A) Romano Scarpa (CA) Giorgio Cavazzano
Wak! Disney’s richest epic hero returns! In “The Wrath of Gigabeagle,” the McDuck Money Bin meets a monster-sized Beagle Boy mech!


Frankenstein Underground #2

(W) Mike Mignola (A) Ben Stenbeck (CA) Mike Mignola
Chased by his tormentors into the center of the earth, Frankenstein’s monster becomes prey for a different kind of creature.


Ninjak #2

(W) Matt Kindt (A) Clay Mann, Butch Guice (CA) Lewis LaRosa
HUNTED BY THE SHADOW SEVEN! International financier Colin King hasn’t just come to Tokyo to take the Rippongi club scene by storm. As the covert MI-6 operative codenamed Ninjak, he’s also tracking down the men who trained him to be a lethal weapon…the very same men whose movements have now aligned with the latest terror plot by the cybernetic crime cartel called WEBNET! But how do you detect killers who specialize in the undetectable? And how does he know that the SHADOW SEVEN haven’t caught up with him first? It’s all-out ninja-versus ninja warfare as the deadliest men and women of five continents converge on the Tokyo underworld for a blood-spattered blowout! Don’t miss the second 40-page issue of Ninjak’s shocking ongoing series from Valiant superstars Matt Kindt (THE VALIANT, RAI) and Clay Mann (Gambit)! Also featuring an all-new installment of Ninjak’s never-before-revealed origin by Matt Kindt and Eisner Award nominee Butch Guice (Captain America)!


Invisible Republic #2

(W) Gabriel Hardman, Corinna Bechko (A/CA) Gabriel Hardman
The brutal rise of Arthur McBride. Arthur and Maia are on the run in a hostile city after their act of violence at Bright Rock Beach. Meanwhile, disgraced reporter Croger Babb is threatened by a conspiracy from the past as he investigates Maia’s story.
Graphic Novels Highlights


Scott Pilgrim Color HC Vol 6

(W/A/CA) Bryan Lee O’Malley
SCOTT PILGRIM has faced down six of Ramona Flowers’s evil exes but now that the happy couple is no more, was it even worth it? And if Scott and Ramona aren’t together, then why do the ominous messages from Gideon Graves keep coming? This the end of the SCOTT PILGRIM saga like you’ve never seen it before–in full glorious color with a bevy of extras. This is truly SCOTT PILGRIM’S FINEST HOUR.

Cover Price: $24.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $19.99 (20% off)

Superior Iron Man Prem HC Vol 1 Infamous
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Yildiray Cinar (CA) Mike Choi

How much would you pay for perfection? Beauty? Immortality? Tony Stark knows, and he’s ready to give it to you – but at a terrible price! The AXIS effect has changed Tony: He’s more stylish, more confident and more cunning than ever before. And he’s ready to lead San Francisco into the future – but the first step is to release Extremis upon the entire city! Daredevil isn’t down with Stark’s new vision of the future – but can the Man Without Fear lead the rebellion against the Superior Iron Man? How far will Tony go to keep the secret of his success private? As Tony’s actions become more questionable, who will conspire to take him down? Has his negligence bred monsters? And will those monsters destroy him? A bold new direction for the Armored Avenger begins! Collecting SUPERIOR IRON MAN #1-5.

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


Volverines TP Vol 1 Dancing with the Devil

(W) Charles Soule, Ray Fawkes (A) Nick Bradshaw & Various (CA) Nick Bradshaw

From the pages of DEATH OF WOLVERINE! Logan may be dead – but what will happen to his mortal remains, encased in Adamantium? The battle for control of this valuable artifact has begun, death is on the books for a dozen heroes and villains, and Mystique is playing chess with them all! As Sinister strikes, Daken lies crippled, and death looms for Shogun’s Weapon X crew. Only Wolverine’s legacy – X-23, Sabretooth, Mystique and Lady Deathstrike – can save them all. But none of them can be trusted! Then: introducing Fantomelle, the world’s most unstoppable thief, engineered to perfection! But will she be destroyed by a nightmarish monster before the Wolverines can recruit her? And surprises lay in store when the Wolverines assault Mr. Sinister’s fortress! Sinister has plans for Logan’s body – but how are the Amazing X-Men involved? Collecting WOLVERINES #1-5.

Cover Price: $15.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $9.59 (40% off)


Batman 66 HC Vol 3

(W) Jeff Parker & Various (A) Jonathan Case & Various (CA) Michael Allred
In this third BATMAN ’66 collection, The Dynamic Duo face The Joker, The Penguin, the Queen of Diamonds and a Bat-Robot of their own making…that may put Batman and Robin out of a job! Collects issues #11-16.
Cover Price: $19.99

Pulp Fiction Price: $11.99 (40% off)


The Adventures of Basil and Moebius HC Vol 1

(W) Ryan Schifrin, Larry Hama (A) Adam Archer & Various (CA) Dave Dorman
Alaric Moebius and Basil Fox are two lovable scoundrels looking to make a quick fortune. Basil is a former SAS trooper turned Queen’s Guard by day and thief by night. Moebius is an Oxford-educated charmer with a knack for getting into trouble. Together they chase adventure under the patronage of “The Collector,” a mysterious billionaire with a taste for rare and valuable supernatural objects of the occult. This first volume contains the first three adventures in their career together, introducing the unlikely duo for the first time in a highstakes chain of pulpy high adventures!

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


Wild Blue Yonder HC

(W) Mike Raicht, Austin Harrison (A/CA) Zach Howard
Take to the skies in this thrilling new action-adventure sci-fi tale. In the near future, mankind has destroyed the Earth, and the only refuge from radioactive pollution can be found in the skies. Unfortunately, dwindling supplies and bloodthirsty air pirates make life all the harder. Join the crew of the Dawn as they battle their way through the hazards of living in this dangerous new world.

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


Wormwood Gentlemen Corpse HC The First Few Pints

(W/A/CA) Ben Templesmith
An oversized hardcover collection that includes the first three volumes of Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse as well as the special Art of Wormwood. Follow along as Wormwood, Mr. Pendulum, his robotic drinking companion, and Phoebe take on demonic beings nesting in humans, nasty leprechauns, and the revenge of the Brotherhood of the Calamari.

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

Toys & Statues


Batman Black and White by Ivan Reis
DESIGNED BY IVAN REIS
SCULPTED BY MAT BROUILLARD
The Dark Knight leaps from the pages of the best-selling series JUSTICE LEAGUE into your home with this sensational statue designed by superstar artist Ivan Reis!
Limited Edition of 5,200
Measures Approximately 6.5″ Tall

That’s it for this week!

-Ryan