Hello everyone! It’s that time of year again. Get your canned goods together and join us for Free Comic Book Day! It’s a great event for kids. The Culver City store will be hosting the creators of Monster Elementary, a hilarious and adorable all ages book.
As for this Wednesday, Guardians of the Galaxy fans will have a ton of stuff to tide them over until the end of the week. In fact Marvel is pretty much dominating the week with new series including Black Bolt, Jean Grey and Secret Empire. If you’re not into that, the Luna Bros have a new book from Image, there’s a new Predator mini series that looks promising, and The Damned has returned!
Those of you that have talked with me on previous Free Comic Book Days might remember I usually have a t-shirt that says “No I haven’t seen Civil War” or “No, I haven’t seen Age of Ultron.” But not this time! I already have my Guardians tix purchased for Friday so feel free to chat, just do it quietly.
Lastly, our Culver City resident Comic Jam coordinator Dylan Campbell has webcomic called Scared by the Bell that was recently featured on theduckwebcomics.com! Congrats dude!
See you at the bottom.
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.
THE BUTTON” part three! 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!
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers
All New Guardians of the Galaxy #1
A NEW ERA OF COSMIC ADVENTURE BEGINS HERE!
Double ships every month!
Guardians of the Galaxy Mission Breakout #1
• Only the Guardians can break through Taneleer Tivan’s security and BREAK OUT!
• The Marvel Universe story of Disney’s newest, raddest ride!
Guardians of the Galaxy Mother Entropy #1
• But that gets them running afoul of Pip the Troll and a mysterious entity known only as Mother Entropy. And that’s when the fun begins.
Black Bolt #1
Jean Grey #1
Secret Empire #1
It’s been building for months, across a bevy of titles! But now, the moment has arrived for Steve Rogers to step into the light and declare his allegiance to Hydra! How can the heroes of the Marvel Universe cope with this shattering betrayal by the most trusted figure among them? And what will this mean for the world? The map of the Marvel Universe changes in ways nobody will expect – TRUST THE SECRET EMPIRE!
Eternal Empire #1
JONATHAN LUNA (ALEX + ADA, THE SWORD, Spider-Woman: Origin) and SARAH VAUGHN (ALEX + ADA, Deadman: Dark Mansion of Forbidden Love, Ruined) return with ETERNAL EMPIRE, a fantasy epic! The Eternal Empress has waged war against the countries of Saia for over one hundred years and now her sights are set on the last country standing. Within the brutal Empire’s workforce, a young woman receives strange visions that give her the courage to escape her fate…or run straight toward it.
Predator Hunters #1
Space aliens have been coming to Earth for centuries-but not with any message of brotherhood or peace. They’re here to hunt the toughest, most dangerous humans they can find. Only now their former prey have teamed up against them. Predators, watch your backs!
Absolute Preacher Vol 2
In these tales from PREACHER #27-40, presented in DC’s Absolute format for the first time, Jesse and Tulip are reunited at last. Together with Cassidy, they head for New Orleans in the hope of finding the secret buried in Jesse’s psyche. And while Cassidy and Tulip face the painfully pretentious Enfants du Sang, Jesse taps into some dark magic-all while Herr Starr gathers his forces against the trio. And, against all odds, Arseface finds fame as a singer! Also includes THE SAINT OF KILLERS #1-4 and the specials ONE MAN’S WAR, CASSIDY-BLOOD AND WHISKEY, THE GOOD OLD BOYS and THE STORY OF YOU-KNOW-WHO.
Cover Price: $150
Pulp Fiction Price: $75 (40% OFF)
Daredevil by Brubaker and Lark Omnibus HC Vol 2
The critically acclaimed, award-winning creative team of Ed Brubaker and Michael Lark concludes its explosive run! The Hand is back in New York and in league with Lady Bullseye! The Kingpin has also returned, forging a surprising pact with Daredevil to target the ninja cult – but what is the former crime boss’s true plan? Plus: An old friend brings Matt Murdock the last-minute appeal of a villain on death row. What will Matt do when confronted with a convicted bad guy who’s completely innocent? Also featuring the threat of the Owl, and an unlikely new ally: The Black Tarantula! Plus: One of the most surprising endings in Daredevil’s history! Collecting DAREDEVIL (1998) #106-119 and #500, DAREDEVIL ANNUAL (2007) #1, and DAREDEVIL: BLOOD OF THE TARANTULA.
Pulp Fiction Price: $45 (40% OFF)
Wonder Woman Rebirth TP Vol 2 Year One
The team of writer Greg Rucka and artist Nicola Scott weave the definitive and shocking tale of Diana’s first year as Earth’s protector. Paradise has been breached, Ares stirs and the Amazons must answer with a champion of their own…one who is willing to sacrifice her home among her sisters to save a world she has never seen. Wonder Woman’s journey begins in this epic origin story! Collects WONDER WOMAN #2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12 and 14.
Cover Price: $16.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $10.19 (40% OFF)
Marvels GOTG Art of the Movie Slipcase HC Vol 2
The Guardians are back! After saving the universe, Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket and Groot find themselves with expunged records and a new mandate: Guard what needs guarding. Now, go inside the Marvel studios in this new collectible volume! Discover exclusive concept art, production stills, and commentary from cast and crew – including returning director James Gunn and Marvel’s extraordinary Visual Development team. Complete your ART OF THE MOVIE collection with this latest installment as the Guardians soar to new heights!
Cover Price: $50
Pulp Fiction Price: $30 (40% OFF)
Champions TP Vol 1 Change the World
One of the great team names in Marvel history returns, in incredible new fashion! After the fallout of CIVIL WAR II, Ms. Marvel, Nova and Spider-Man quit the Avengers and strike out on their own! Along with Viv Vision and the Totally Awesome Hulk, these young heroes are determined to change the world their own way – and they’re only the beginning! It starts as an idea. It becomes an ideal. But what happens when it turns into a movement – one so big even the Hulk can’t stop it? Will one of the greatest X-Men of all forge a new future by their side? Will the Unbelievable Gwenpool be friend or foe? It’s a super-team book for a new generation! Collecting CHAMPIONS (2016) #1-5.
Cover Price: $15.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $9.59 (40% OFF)
Dragon Ball Super GN Vol 1
Having defeated Boo, Goku is starting to get bored with his life on Earth. His wife, Chi-chi, wants him to get a job, but all he wants to do is train and fight stronger enemies. Elsewhere in the universe, the God of Destruction, Beerus, and his attendant Whis are traveling from planet to planet in search of food and entertainment. After blowing up some hapless victims, Beerus is reminded of a man from his dreams with the moniker “Super Saiyan God,” or something like that… The God of Destruction sets his sights on Earth to track down this mysterious man! Maybe this will give Goku something to do?
Cover Price: $9.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $7.99 (20% OFF)
Jojo Bizarre Adventure Stardust Crusaders HC Vol 3
Synopsis Our heroes have made it to India! And if their enemies don’t get them, the culture shock will! But before they even have time to settle in, evil Stand users are upon them. If you thought the enemies they fought before were strange, wait until you see what they’re up against now. The trippiest road trip ever continues!
Cover Price: $19.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $15.99 (20% OFF)
My Hero Academia GN Vol 8
The U.A. students have reached the practical portion of their final exam, but they didn’t expect to have to beat their own teachers in order to pass! Paired with his archrival Bakugo, Midoriya has to try to take on none other than All Might himself. Working with Bakugo is one thing, but is giving everything he’s got to beat All Might more than Midoriya can handle? And in a nearby arena, Yaoyorozu and Todoroki endure a similar struggle. All the while, a sinister new adversary prepares to make a move…
Pulp Fiction Price: $7.99 (20% OFF)