Pulp Fiction Newsletter Week of 6/1/16

Hello everyone. I hope you all had a good Memorial Day weekend! What a week last week huh? One of the more hoopla-filled Wednesdays in some time to be sure. This week is pretty crazy as well with a total of SEVEN deals on issue ones including Batman, Green Arrow, Green Lanterns, Superman, Civil War II, Control, and The Revisionist! We’ll have them all here for half off and you can expect that we’ll be selling the Rebirth issues for half off through the summer!  No need to thank your Uncle Pulpy. It’s our pleasure.

On the trade side, the big book lots of you have been waiting for us the Shang Chi Master of Kung Fu Omnibus! Perhaps one of you will be nice enough to open your copy and let me get a little peek. Just a little peek!

Also this week, be sure to keep your eyes peeled for front displays with blowout Marvel hardcovers that we’ll be selling for up to 80% below cover price! That’s 100s of new Marvel graphic novels for $499 to $5.99 each!
See you at the bottom…

Upcoming Events

Pulp Fiction Manga Book Club
June 11 4PM at Culver store
Talking about My  Hero Academia Vol 1

July 9 4PM at Culver store
Talking about FOOD Wars ! Vol 1

Back in Stock

New Comics Highlights

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

Control #1 Deal of the Week $1.99!  50% OFF

(W) Andy Diggle, Angela Cruickshank (A) Andrea Mutti (CA) Ben Oliver
Detective-Sergeant Kate Burnham isn’t making any friends in the Washington DC Police Department. That makes her the perfect scapegoat when a routine homicide investigation threatens to blow open a criminal conspiracy that reaches to the upper echelons of the DC power elite. Kate makes it go away, or they make her go away. Cop or criminal, power is all about control, applied top-down from the penthouse elite to the hustlers on the street. But what happens when the street pushes back…?

The Revisionist #1  Deal of the Week $1.99! 50% OFF

(W) Frank Barbiere (A/CA) Garry Brown
New series! How far would you go to save reality? Martin Monroe is The Revisionist-a time-traveling assassin tasked with repairing our fractured timeline.  Forced to place his trust in his estranged father, Martin will have to overcome his troubled past to save the future-but can he live with his decisions? Join the all-star creative team of writer FRANK J. BARBIERE (Five Ghosts, Avengers World), artist GARRY BROWN (Black Road, The Massive), and colorist LAUREN AFFE (The Paybacks, Turok: Dinosaur Hunter) for the first chapter of an all-new action/sci-fi adventure about fathers, sons, and time travel!

Civil War II #1 Deal of the Week $2.99! 50% OFF

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) David Marquez (CA) Marko Djurdjevic
IT’S HERE! The explosive first chapter in the comic event EVERYONE will be talking about. And we come out swinging with a blistering double-sized first issue from the creative team behind last year’s best-selling debut of INVINCIBLE IRON MAN and Miles Morales. A new Inhuman, with the ability to profile the future, emerges and the ramifications ripple into every corner of the Marvel Universe. Lines are drawn, bodies fall, and the Marvel Universe will be rocked to it’s very core. The action starts here!

Batman Rebirth #1 Deal of the Week $1.50! 50% OFF

(W) Tom King, Scott Snyder (A/CA) Mikel Janin
Longtime Batman and Eisner Award winning writer Scott Snyder co-writes with rising star writer Tom King! EVIL 365: Gotham City faces the threat of the Calendar Man!
Only 1 copy per person for 50% off. Additional copies are cover price. Limit 3 copies total per person!

Green Arrow Rebirth #1 Deal of the Week $1.50! 50% OFF

(W) Ben Percy (A) Otto Schmidt (CA) Juan Ferreyra
Together again for the first time, the Emerald Archer meets Black Canary. Questioning everything Green Arrow believes in, Dinah Lance throws the hero’s world upside down, forcing him to question what he cares about more: his morals or his money? BULLSEYE: “Readers are aching for the reunion of Green Arrow and Black Canary, and we’re finally going to give it to them.” says writer Benjamin Percy. “Also returning? Green Arrow’s goatee.”

Only 1 copy per person for 50% off. Additional copies are cover price. Limit 3 copies total per person!

Green Lanterns Rebirth #1
Deal of the Week $1.50! 50% OFF
(W) Geoff Johns, Sam Humphries (A/CA) Ethan Van
Creative powerhouse Geoff Johns puts the ring on again as he, cowriter Sam Humphries and artist Ethan Van Sciver debut a new era of emerald greatness! Rookie Green Lanterns Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz tackle the universe’s toughest beat: Earth. HOT TICKET: Geoff and Ethan brought Hal Jordan to epic status with the original GREEN LANTERN: REBIRTH.

Only 1 copy per person for 50% off. Additional copies are cover price. Limit 3 copies total per person!

Superman Rebirth #1 Deal of the Week $1.50! 50% OFF

(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza (CA) Doug Mahnke
The world needs a Man of Steel, but can Superman protect the world while raising a super-son with his wife, Lois Lane? IT BEGINS: Now it’s Clark’s turn to be Pa Kent and teach his son what it means to be super, but who is hunting Superman’s son-and why?

Only 1 copy per person for 50% off. Additional copies are cover price. Limit 3 copies total per person!

Cinema Purgatorio #2

(W) Alan Moore & Various (A) Kevin O’Neil & Various (CA) Kevin O’Neil
Welcome once again to the theatre of the macabre!  Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill are your hosts as the finest creators in all of comics join us in an anthology to end all anthologies.  Cinema Purgatorio is the ongoing monthly series which brings together the powerhouse creators to tell stories that only Avatar Press could.  These tales claw into your brain and nest there as you attempt to recover from the horrors you’ve witnessed.  Illustrated in stark moody black & white, every page of this series is filled with visions from the minds of your favorite creators.  Every issue is perfect-bound, with no ads, and all of the works are very long-form, there are no collections planned before 2018. Jump in now and embrace the new future of comics.  The one of which Alan Moore has always dreamed.  It’s here, now. Hiding in the dark corner.  Welcome to Cinema Purgatorio.

The Goddamned #4 Yay it’s back! -R

(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) R. M. Guera
“Woe to them! For they have gone the way of Cain.” Genesis 4:11

Hellboy in Hell #10 Last issue at last!

(W/A/CA) Mike Mignola
Hellboy transforms into what he was always meant to be.

“This review is really just an excuse to gush over Mignola to be honest, don’t just buy this, buy everything with his name on it.”-Comic Crusaders

“The saga of Hellboy continues to move in interesting directions and entertain me wildly.”-Comicosity

Night Trap #1 New horror from Harrow County writer!

(W) Cullen Bunn (A) J.B. Bastos (CA) Phil Hester
When a group of college kids rent a lake house for the weekend, they’re hoping for some relaxation and fun. Instead, they find an inescapable death trap! From one of the most critically acclaimed horror writers in comics comes a chilling tribute to the genre’s most memorable slasher classics!

Paper Girls #6  Jump on here if you read the trade!

(W) Cullen Bunn (A) J.B. Bastos (CA) Phil Hester
When a group of college kids rent a lake house for the weekend, they’re hoping for some relaxation and fun. Instead, they find an inescapable death trap! From one of the most critically acclaimed horror writers in comics comes a chilling tribute to the genre’s most memorable slasher classics!

Power Rangers Pink #1

(W) Brendan Fletcher, Kelly Thompson (A) Daniele Di (CA) Elsa Charretier
We’re so thrilled by the response to our Mighty Morphin Power Rangers comic series that we wanted to focus on some of the individual Rangers and let them shine in their own stories. First up is a series centered around Kimberly Hart, the Mighty Morphin Pink Ranger, and who better than Batgirl and Gotham Academy writer Brenden Fletcher and A-Force and Jem and the Holograms writer Kelly Thompson to bring it to us!

Punisher #2

(W) Becky Cloonan (A) Steve Dillon (CA) Declan Shalvey
ROAD TRIP
•  Frank Castle’s hunt has taken him on the road, and bodies will be left in his wake.
•  But with a DEA agent closing in on him, things could get complicated…
Graphic Novel Highlights

Andre the Giant GN Closer to Heaven

(W) Brandon Easton (A/CA) Denis Medri
Voted Best Biographic Comic of 2015 by Comics Alliance! This lavishly illustrated authorized biography of pro wrestling legend Andre the Giant charts his entire life from the earliest days on his family’s farm to his blockbuster feuds with the biggest wrestling stars of all time, exploring the dark side of fame and fortune along the way.

Cover Price: $12.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $10.39 (20% OFF)

Birth of Kitaro GN

(W/A/CA) Shigeru Mizuki
The Birth of Kitaro collects seven of Shigeru Mizuki’s early and beloved Kitaro stories, making them available for the first time in English, in a kid-friendly format and price point. With more than 150 pages of spooky and often funny all-ages comics about the titular yokai boy, The Birth of Kitaro is the perfect introduction to Mizuki’s most popular series, which has won the hearts of Japanese children and adults for more than half a century!

Cover Price: $12.95
Pulp Fiction Price: $10.36 (20% OFF)

The Goon Library HC Vol 3

(W/A/CA) Eric Powell
Fear and misery plague the town on the edge of Horse-Eater’s Wood. After the death of a friend and ally reveals the return of Labrazio, the Goon’s sworn enemy thought long gone, the Goon realizes that something darker is going on in the town than anyone suspected. Collects The Goon Volumes 7-9.

“Creator Powell uses humor and his offbeat imagination to take what could be a grim story-the bad guys always seem to have the upper hand-into a colorful, breathless page-turner.”-Publishers Weekly

Cover Price: $39.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $27.99 (30% OFF)

I Hate Fairyland Coloring Book TP

(A/CA) Skottie Young
Grab your colored pencils and contribute your own creativity to the irreverent Adventure Time meets Alice in Wonderland-style epic featuring Gert-a six-year-old girl who has been stuck in the magical world of Fairyland for thirty years and will hack and slash her way through anything to get home.

Cover Price: $12.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $9.09 (30% OFF)

Jacked TP

(W) Eric Kripke (A) John Higgins, Marc Olivent (CA) Glenn Fabry
In this collection of the 6-issue miniseries, Josh Jaffe, a neurotic family man in the midst of a midlife crisis, buys a “smart pill” to increase his focus and jolt him out of his slump. But to Josh’s surprise, the pill gives him incredible strength and power-but is extremely addictive. This irreverent and brutally realistic story examines both the mighty highs and humiliating lows of being a real-life superhero.
Cover Price: $14.99

Pulp Fiction Price: $8.99 (40% OFF)

Limbo TP

(W) Dan Watters (A/CA) Jan Wijngaard
A detective with no memory, no identity, and no manners. A femme fatale seeking escape from a powerful crime lord. A voodoo queen with a penchant for mixtapes and hi-tops. A goat-eating TV… A surreal neon-noir fusing hardboiled pulp with an 80’s VHS visual aesthetic, dripping with neon and static. Collects LIMBO #1-6.

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

The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia HC

(W) Mary M. Talbot (A) Bryan Talbot
From acclaimed writer Mary M. Talbot and graphic-novel pioneer Bryan Talbot comes The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia, a portrait of revolutionary feminist Louise Michel, who took up arms against a French regime that executed thousands. Deported to a penal colony, Michel joined the cause of the indigenous population against colonial oppression.

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

Secret Wars Last Days of Marvel Universe HC

Before SECRET WARS arrives, everything must end! In the final hours of the Marvel Universe, everyone is a Mighty Avenger! Facing Ragnarok, King Loki makes his move! Magneto, once Earth’s enemy, fights to be its savior! Black Widow meets her fate still seeking redemption! On the brink of disaster, Ms. Marvel meets Captain Marvel! Punisher goes out with a bang! Silk seeks her family before the sky falls! Ant-Man dances with destiny! And Spider-Woman gets pulled back in! But when the entire universe is extinguished, what’s next for the Silver Surfer? Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA AND THE MIGHTY AVENGERS #8-9, LOKI: AGENT OF ASGARD #14-17, MAGNETO (2014) #18-21, BLACK WIDOW (2014) #19-20, MS. MARVEL (2014) #16-19, PUNISHER (2014) #19-20, SILVER SURFER (2014) #13-15, ANT-MAN: LAST DAYS, SILK (2015A) #7 and SPIDER-WOMAN (2014) #10.

Cover Price: $75
Pulp Fiction Price: $45 (40% OFF)

Shang Chi Master of Kung Fu Omnibus HC Vol 1

(W/A) Various (CA) Gabriele Dell’Otto
One of the most groundbreaking Marvel Comics of all is collected for the first time! Born to be the world’s most fearsome fighter, Shang-Chi’s life takes a major turn when he discovers the truth about his father, the villainous Fu Manchu! So begins the epic story of the Master of Kung Fu! On a quest to end the reign of his pernicious patriarch, Shang-Chi pits his deadly hands and furious feet against incredible foes like Tiger-Claw, Razor-Fist, the mysterious Midnight – and even the macabre Man-Thing! But will his mastery of martial arts be enough in a throwdown with the Amazing Spider-Man? Collecting SPECIAL MARVEL EDITION #15-16, MASTER OF KUNG FU (1974) #17-37, GIANT-SIZE MASTER OF KUNG FU #1-4, GIANT-SIZE SPIDER-MAN #2 and material from IRON MAN ANNUAL #4.

Cover Price: $125
Pulp Fiction Price: $75 (40% OFF)

Spider-Woman TP Vol 1 Baby Talk

(W) Dennis Hopeless (A/CA) Javier Rodriguez
Jessica Drew is a private investigator, a super hero and…a mom-to-be? Since we saw her last, Spider-Woman’s got a whole new responsibility – now she’s adventuring for two! Ben Urich and Porcupine are still along for the ride – in fact, they won’t even let Jess leave the car half the time! How’s a gal supposed to save the day when her friends are being all overprotective? Jess will soon find herself in over her head when she’s held captive by Skrulls…in an alien hospital…in the center of a black hole…with a bunch of pregnant extraterrestrials! Her baby is on its way, and expectations won’t be disappointed in the mother of all Spider-stories! Collecting SPIDER-WOMAN (2015) #1-5 and material from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (2015) #1.

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

Wonder Woman 77 TP Vol 1

(W) Marc Andreyko (A) Drew Johnson & Various (CA) Nicola Scott
Travel back to the sizzling ’70s as the undercover Amazon Princess joins forces with special agent Steve Trevor to defend America against Cold War-era criminals. A search for an escaped Soviet scientist brings Wonder Woman to the hottest disco of the day, Studio 52, where a live stage act might prove more of a threat to Wonder Woman than the Russian Roller Derby girls out to bring the scientist home. This new title collects WONDER WOMAN ’77 SPECIAL #1-2.

Cover Price: $16.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $10.19 (40% OFF)

That’s it for this week!

-Ryan