Pulp Fiction Newsletter Week of 6/21/17

Hello everyone! I have a very important announcement for our regular “Wednesday Warriors!” Because of the holiday, new comics for July 5th won’t be available until after 4 PM. We will be open our regular hours, but there won’t be any new goodies on the wall or in anyone’s pull boxes until late afternoon. You have been warned!

For this Wednesday, we have three deals of the week including a book called “Shirtless Bear Fighter” that all the hot bear-fighting subreddits having been buzzing about. We also have another round of DC Looney Tunes crossovers including a Lobo Road Runner book drawn by Kelley Jones :). We’re also getting more copies of Batman #24 for those of you who missed it, AND this week’s new Batman issue is extra-sized AND it’s the first part of “The War of Jokes and Riddles” story line Tom King has been talking up.

On the trade side, the first collection of DC Rebirth’s New Superman gets the coveted “Max’s Pick For Most Underrated DC Book” award, we get the first collections for new characters Riri Williams and Doctor Aphra, as well as a nice hardcover for the Suicide Squad vs Justice League throwdown. See you at the bottom…

Upcoming Events

COMIC JAM @ Pulp Fiction Culver City
Saturday June 24th, 3PM-5PM
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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

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New Comics Highlights

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

Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #1

DEAL OF THE WEEK 50% OFF

(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Adam Kubert

SPIDER-MAN RETURNS TO THE FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD!
The webslinging, wallcrawling wonder returns to New York City in the all-new PETER PARKER: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN. A companion series to the best-selling Amazing Spider-Man series, Peter Parker is going back-to-basics for big heroics in the Big Apple. Featuring adversaries old and new, be there as Spider-Man returns to his friendly neighborhood for his never ending battle against crime and the dreaed “Parker Luck”.

Shirtless Bear-Fighter #1

DEAL OF THE WEEK 50% OFF
(W) Jody LeHeup, Sebastian Girner (A) Nil Vendrell

After being betrayed by the bears that raised him, the legendary Shirtless Bear-Fighter wanders the forest he’s sworn to protect, fistfighting bears, eating flapjacks, and being the angriest man the world has ever known! When wild-eyed, super-strong bears attack the citizens of Major City, Shirtless ventures into the human world to do what he does best…PUNCH THOSE BEARS IN THE FACE! But all is not as it seems. Someone is manipulating Shirtless…and only by confronting the demons of his past can Shirtless hope to save his future! A heart-filled, hilarious, tall tale for the ages… you don’t want to miss SHIRTLESS BEAR-FIGHTER!

Crosswind #1

DEAL OF THE WEEK 50% OFF
(W) Gail Simone (A) Cat Staggs
Fan-favorite creators GAIL SIMONE and CAT STAGGS make their stunning Image debut with this mind-bending new ongoing series! A slick and ruthless Chicago hitman. A smart but downtrodden Seattle housewife. When an inexplicable event strikes these two random strangers, their bodies, souls, and lives are switched to potentially deadly effect. It’s Freaky Friday meets Goodfellas!

Weapons of Mutant Destruction #1

(W) Greg Pak (A) Mahmud Asrar
THE WEAPON X PROGRAM IS BACK!
For years, the Weapon X Program has engineered the deadliest mutant killers on planet Earth, until they mysteriously vanished. Now, the Weapon X program is back, and it’s deadlier than ever, and it isn’t to use mutants for their lethal ends. Under the leadership of its mysterious new director, Weapon X has a new mission – ERADICATE ALL MUTANTS! And they’re starting their hunt with the most dangerous group of mutants on planet Earth – Old Man Logan, Sabretooth, Domino, Lady Deathstrike, Warpath and…the Hulk?! But with an army of genetic cyborgs at their disposal, this may just be the beginning…

Swordquest #1

(W) Chris Sims, Chad Bowers (A) Ghostwriter X

The Atari Age returns to comics with the most unexpected story of the year: SwordQuest! In 1984, Peter Case was on his way to being crowned champion of SwordQuest, set to win the last of four contests and lay claim to a golden sword worth over $50,000! But when the game was discontinued, Peter found himself without a game to finish. Now, over thirty years later, Peter’s stuck in a different kind of game entirely – the game of life – and he’s losing fast. But when he learns that all the prizes meant for the SwordQuest contest of his youth are on display in the World Arcade Museum, he finds an unknown determination that sees him put together a team of like-minded losers for the ultimate heist job – a real-life swordquest! The red-hot team of Chris Sims, Chad Bowers, and Ghostwriter X (Down Set Fight) have a new game – and the stakes have never been higher!

Wonder Woman / Tasmanian Devil Special

(W) Tony Bedard (A) Barry Kitson, Ben Caldwell

Not since the twelve labors of Hercules has a Greek warrior faced as great a danger and as destructive a peril as the Tasmanian Devil! And the bonus Looney Tunes backup story features DC characters with story by Tony Bedard and art by Ben Caldwell!

 

Lobo / Road Runner Special

(W) Bill Morrison (A) Kelley Jones, Bill Morrison
Wile E. Coyote travels to the far reaches of space to hire Lobo to hunt down and kill his greatest nemesis of all time, the Road Runner. And when the Coyote and Lobo are after him, the Road Runner knows if they catch him-he’s through. And the bonus Looney Tunes backup story features DC characters with story and art by Bill Morrison!

Batman #25

(W) Tom King (A) Mikel Janin
“The War of Jokes and Riddles” part one! Don’t miss this extra-sized anniversary issue! In his own words, Bruce Wayne narrates a harrowing, never-before-told story of the Dark Knight’s greatest failure…and the horrors it unleashed! In the spirit of YEAR ONE and THE LONG HALLOWEEN, prepare to see a side of Batman you’ve never seen before-get in on the ground floor of a classic Batman epic in the making!

 

Graphic Novel Highlights

New Super-Man Vol 01 Made in China TP
Max’s Pick for Most Underrated DC Book!

(W) Gene Luen Yang (A) Victor Bogdanovic

#1 New York Times best-selling author and National Book Award nominee Gene Luen Yang introduce readers to Kong Kenan, an all-new superhero who could change the world…or be the end of it, in these tales from issues #1-6.  

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

Harley Quinn (Rebirth) Vol 02 Joker Loves Harley TP

(W) Jimmy Palmiotti, Amanda Conner (A) John Timms

In these tales from issues #8-13, Harley’s bond with Poison Ivy is severely tested! Then, The Joker is back-and he’s out to win Harley’s heart back, no matter who gets in the way…especially not Red Tool!

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

 

Justice League vs Suicide Squad HC

(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Jason Fabok, Tony Daniel

The wildly popular JUSTICE LEAGUE VS. SUICIDE SQUAD is here in this title collecting stories from JUSTICE LEAGUE VS. SUICIDE SQUAD #1-6, SUICIDE SQUAD #8-10 and JUSTICE LEAGUE #12-13. The Justice League has discovered the existence of the Suicide Squad, and the World’s Greatest Heroes can’t let that stand! But Amanda Waller and Task Force X won’t go down without a fight!

Cover Price: $29.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $17.99 (40% OFF)

Invincible Iron Man Ironheart Vol 01 Riri Williams Premiere HC

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Stefano Caselli

A new Iron Age begins! From the violent streets of Chicago, an armored hero rises! Clad in her own Iron Man suit, Riri Williams is ready to show the world what she can do as the self-made hero of tomorrow. Her technology just might change the world forever – if she survives that long! But is she ready for all the problems that come with stepping into Iron Man’s jet boots? Problems like her first big villain. And the other guy running around as shell-head. And the laundry list of criminals looking to destroy Tony Stark’s legacy. Oh, and all the super-teams out to recruit her! As Riri’s adventures go viral, it’s time to claim an alter ego of her own – welcome to the Marvel Universe, Ironheart! Collecting INVINCIBLE IRON MAN (2016) #1-6.

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

Star Wars Doctor Aphra Vol 01 Aphra TP
The Best Star Wars book you aren’t reading!

(W) Kieron Gillen (A) Kev Walker

Following her time in the clutches of Darth Vader, Doctor Aphra has barely escaped with her life. If the Dark Lord of the Sith ever learns of her survival, he’ll hunt her to the ends of the galaxy. But for now, it’s time for a return to what she does best. With droids Triple-Zero and BeeTee-One in tow, she’s off in search of rare artifacts from the galactic center to the Outer Rim – and everywhere in between. Aphra’s got debts to pay, after all. Just as long as she can stay one step ahead of the Empire, some bounty hunters…and just about everyone else in the galaxy! Collecting DOCTOR APHRA #1-6.

 

Cover Price: $17.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $10.79 (40% OFF)

Skizz Complete TP

(W) Alan Moore (A) Jim Baikie

The ultimate illegal alien! Alan Moore’s out of print classic returns in a brand new complete collection! When Interpreter Zhcchz of the Tau-Ceti Imperium crashed his ship into the small blue “Hellworld”-classed planet, the odds of surviving were stacked against him. Stranded in the polluted, hostile British city of Birmingham, Skizz is befriended by Roxy, a plucky young local girl. But danger is ever present – from bad food to Prime Minister Thatcher’s hostile government alien-hunters, this E.T. may soon be R.I.P!

 

Cover Price: $25.00
Pulp Fiction Price: $19.99 (20% OFF)

That’s it for this week!

– Ryan