Pulp Fiction Newsletter Week of 6/3/15

Hello everyone! If it was ever up for up for debate whether Pulp Fiction knows how to bring the deals, this week should squash it. This Wednesday, we have 16 deals of the week! That’s 16 new comics we’re selling for half off this week. Also, to help you guys more easily navigate all of  DC’s new series and jump-on points beginning this week, we’re going to be selling \them for half off for the entire month of June. Also also, we’re giving a copy of DC’s “Young Gotham Sampler” including he first issues of some of DC’s hottest books from this year (Batgirl #35, Grayson, Gotham Academy) to anyone that buys a DC comic…(drops mic)

We also have a special guest this week at the Culver City store! None other than Jim Krueger, best-selling writer of classics like Justice, the Earth X series, and Avengers/Invaders!A couple of other things…we bought a whole bunch of comics at the Culver store this weekend (about 3000 issues) and we have them set up all nice a separate so if you’re one of our dollar bin divers, now’s good time to swing by. Finally, there were some late book announcements recently regarding some of the Secret Wars titles. Click here to get the full scoop. See you at the bottom…

Upcoming Events

Creator Appearance – Jim Krueger
Wednesday, June 3rd
11 AM at Culver City Location

Come meet the best-selling writer of Justice, Earth X, Avengers/Invaders, and Project Superpowers

Creator Appearance – Kel Symons
Wednesday, June 17th
Culver City Location

Comics scribe, Kel Symons (I Love Trouble, The Mercenary Sea) will be here signing and promoting his new Image graphic novel, Reyn. Preview here.

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New Releases 6/3/15

Cick here for a full list of all of this week’s new releases.

New Comics Highlights

Broken World #1 Deal of the Week $1.99

(W) Frank J. Barbiere (A/CA) Christopher Peterson
With a meteor days away from causing an extinction-level event on Earth, time is running out for Elena Marlowe. While most of the planet’s population and her family were approved by the government to escape on one of the giant spaceships headed to another planet, her application was denied due to her mysterious past. With the meteor fast approaching, Elena desperately tries to find a way to fake her way on board. . Broken World is a gripping sci-fi thriller and survival adventure great for fans of Y: The Last Man or The Massive. Barbiere and co-creator/artist Christopher Peterson (Grindhouse, Mayday) will explore the lives of people left behind in the apocalypse.
Preview here.

Airboy #1 Deal of the Week $1.99

(W) James Robinson (A/CA) Greg Hinkle

When acclaimed comics author JAMES ROBINSON (Starman, Fantastic Four) is hired to write a reboot of the 1940s action hero Airboy, he’s reluctant to do yet another Golden Age reboot. Just what the hell has happened to his career-?! His marriage?! His life?! Hey, it’s nothing that a drink can’t fix. It’s after one such night of debauchery with artist GREG HINKLE that the project really comes into its own. Quite literally. Because Airboy himself appears to set the two depraved comic book creators on the straight and narrow.
But is the task too much for our hero?

Preview here

50% OFF ALL DC #1’s for June!

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.

Bizarro #1 Deal of the Week $1.50

(W) Heath Corson (A/CA) Gustavo Duarte
“Hate HARLEY QUINN? Then you will super hate BIZARRO! Bizarro star of worstest comic ever! Go ahead and miss it! If there’s one thing this issue not have it these two things: Jimmy Olsen and Chupacabras!” Don’t miss the start of this six-issue all-ages miniseries!
Preview here

Midnighter #1 Deal of the Week $1.50

(W) Steve Orlando (A/CA) Aco
Spinning out of GRAYSON comes a solo series starring the man who can predict your every move… but no one will be able to predict what he’ll do next! A theft at the God Garden has unleashed a wave of dangerous biotech weapons on the world, and Midnighter intends to put that genie back in the bottle by any means necessary. But something else was stolen from the Garden as well…the secret history of Lucas Trent, the man Midnighter once was!
Preview here

Batman Beyond #1 Deal of the Week $1.50

(W) Dan Jurgens (A/CA) Bernard Chang
At last, Batman Beyond gets his own ongoing series in THE definitive future of the DCU! But this isn’t the Beyond you think you know! With the Justice League missing and without Bruce to guide him, this new Batman will need to explore this bizarre world on his own while fighting to raise humanity from an opponent that’s already won. The heroes Batman knew have failed, the world he knew has been turned on its head, and every step he takes will lead him either toward finding home – or further down the road of disaster!

Bat-Mite #1 Deal of the Week $1.50

(W) Dan Jurgens (A/CA) Corin Howell
Bat-Mite is here to fix the DC Universe – one hero at a time! Convinced that he’s the imp that put Batman on the map, he’s spreading his expertise all over the DC Universe, eager to boost the careers of heroes he thinks need his “help.” Don’t miss the start of this six-issue all-ages miniseries!
Preview here

Action #41 Deal of the Week $1.99

(W) Greg Pak, Aaron Kuder (A/CA) Aaron Kuder
The epic new storyline “TRUTH” begins! For Superman, there’s no more holding back!
Preview here

Green Arrow #41 Deal of the Week $1.50

(W) Ben Percy (A/CA) Patrick Zircher
Green Arrow returns to Seattle to find the city in chaos! What’s causing this destruction, and can Ollie stop it before it spreads beyond the city?
Preview here

Green Lantern #41 Deal of the Week $1.99

(W) Robert Venditti (A) Billy Tan, Mark Irwin (CA) Billy Tan
“Renegade”! Beginning a new chapter in Hal Jordan’s life as he becomes the universe’s most wanted outlaw! And wait till you meet Hal’s new partner, Darlene – she’s definitely not what you’re expecting!
Preview here

 

Secret Wars #3

(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Esad Ribic (CA) Alex Ross

ALL THE DEVILS DANCE!

Secret Wars Amazing Spider-Man Renew Your Vows #1 Deal of the Week $1.99

(W) Dan Slott (A/CA) Adam Kubert

THE LAST SPIDER-MAN STORY
•  Not even The Amazing Spider-Man is safe from Secret Wars! In this new Marvel Universe, Peter Parker, Mary Jane Watson and their daughter have to scrape by to make ends meet, but they have each other…
•  Face front, True Believers. This is the one you’ve been asking for.

Secret Wars Years of Future Past  #1 Deal of the Week $2.50

(W) Marguerite Bennett (A) Mike Norton (CA) Arthur Adams

• In the dystopian nations of BATTLEWORLD, the mutants of New York City must fight to survive the rule of the Sentinels!
•  At their center is Kate Pryde, a heroine tried and tested by war, and mother of the last mutant ever to be born before the purges of the Mutant Control Act!
•  With revolution on the wind, the X-Men are not a broken team with nothing left to lose, but a desperate family with more at risk than ever before!

Secret Wars Giant Size Little Marvel AvsX  #1 Deal of the Week $1.99

(W/A/CA) Skottie Young

• The toughest, funniest, craziest and most adorable Marvel heroes THROW DOWN.
•  Featuring all your favorites including Cyclops, Hawkeye, Black Widow, Wolverine! They’re all there, just shorter!
•  Skottie Young brings out the big guns in the series fans have been waiting for!

Secret Wars Armor Wars #1 Deal of the Week $1.99

(W) James Robinson (A) Marcio Takara (CA) Paul Rivoche

A SHADOW FALLS OVER AN ARMORED UTOPIA!
•  TECHNOPOLIS:  Amazing Domain of science and wonder created by rival genius brothers TONY AND ARNO STARK.  A utopia except…a unique disease forces EVERYONE to wear armor to live and breathe.
•  In this armored land a hero is murdered and the killer’s identity a mystery Baron Tony Stark must solve.
•  But in doing so, will Technopolis be forced into a civil war?

Secret Wars X-tinction Agenda #1 Deal of the Week $1.99

(W) Marc Guggenheim (A) Carmine Giandomenico (CA) David Nakayama

• Ten years since the fall of Cameron Hodge and his fascist regime. Ten years that Havok and Wolfsbane have labored to rebuild Genosha. But their work may be for naught, as a plague has spread across their nation, infecting mutants and threatening their race with extinction.
•  With the country quarantined and seemingly abandoned by the rest of the world, including the X-Men, old friends may become new enemies as Genosha’s rulers fight to save their people!
•  Experience an alternate future fueled by the events of the landmark first X-Crossover of 1990, X-Tinction Agenda!

Secret Wars Future Imperfect #1 Deal of the Week $1.99

(W) Peter David (A/CA) Greg Land

ON BATTLEWORLD, THE DICTATOR OF DYSTOPIA IS A FAMILIAR FACE!
•  THE MAESTRO rules but there are those who want him dethroned!
•  What role does RUBY SUMMERS have in the plan for this dangerous rebellion?
•  Have the rebels genuinely found ODIN, the father of The Gods, as an ally against the Maestro?

Groot  #1

(W) Jeff Loveness (A) Brian Kesinger (CA) Declan Shalvey

• For the first time ever, the most famous talking-tree-thing in the Marvel Universe is starring in his own series! You might recognize him from Guardians of the Galaxy, the biggest movie of 2014.
•  When Rocket and Groot are on an intergalactic roadtrip and calamity strikes, the two get separated – and for the first time in years, Groot’s on his own!
•  Written by comedic ace Jeff Loveness (Jimmy Kimmel Live!) and drawn by Marvel Comics newcomer Brian Kesinger (Disney Animation), get a front row seat for EXPLOSIONS, SPACE SHARKS, ALIENS, AND INTERGALACTIC HITCHIKING (YEAH, BABY! YOU READ THAT RIGHT.)!
•  Whatever may be coming Groot’s way, one thing’s for sure — it’s going to be a GROOT adventure!

Age of Reptiles: Ancient Egyptians  #1

(W/A/CA) Ricardo Delgado
Ricardo Delgado’s gorgeous and brutal Age of Reptiles series returns, marking a bold new direction in wordless storytelling! The steaming swamps of Cretaceous Africa teem with prehistoric life and primordial danger in a tale filled with villains, victims, and one of the most dangerous and unpredictable protagonists ever created: the lonely antihero Spinosaurus aegyptiacus!

Preview here


Gunsuits  #1

(W) Paul Tobin (A/CA) P. J. Holden
Potts is a gunsuit pilot engaged in all-out war with horrific tentacled creatures who appear to be from another planet, except in the world of Gunsuits, where wormholes lead to an infinite number of alternate universes, nothing is that simple. Potts is about to come face to face with herself. From the writer of Prometheus and the artist of Numbercruncher!

Preview here


The Covenant #1

(W) Rob Liefeld (A) Matt Horak (CA) Rob Liefeld
In ancient times there was no weapon more devastating than The Ark of The Covenant, containing a power that collapsed enemy nations and destroyed hostile invaders. The Philistine army, led by General Thane, seeks to crush the Israelites as they populate the surrounding territories. A bold move on the field of battle robs the Israelites of their mythical weapon, empowering their most deadly enemy. A young priest, Samuel, determines to steal back the Ark and assembled a group of mercenaries to aid him in the most daring raid in history. An untold tale of the Bible that shifted the balance of power in history.

Dead Drop #2

(W) Ales Kot (A) Adam Gorham (CA) Raul Allen
The all-new conspiracy thriller continues from red hot creators Ales Kot
(Secret Avengers) and Adam Gorham (Zero)! The biotechnology that is threatening to end us all is out on the streets of New York and Archer is the only one who can stop it – with his bow and arrows, without pants. The group responsible for stealing the virus continues to play the city against the team. But who are they?

Arcadia #2

(W) Alex Paknadel (A) Eric Scott Pfeiffer (CA) Matt Taylor
In Arcadia, a child psychologist assesses Giacomo, the son of the digital Lee and Sam, and discovers there’s something very different about him. Lee is pulled out of a plastic surgery procedure by officials and flown to Beijing to examine a Homesteader’s corpse. Officials believe that the real world is conspiring to introduce death into Arcadia. In the real world, Valentin confronts Lee about his illegal midnight calls to his suicidal daughter Coral in Arcadia.

This Week’s Variants

Years of Future Past #1 Skottie Young “baby” variant  $6.99
Years of Future Past #1 (1:25) Norton variant  $9.99
Years of Future Past #1 (1:15) Perkins “Ant-sized” variant  $ 6.99
Broken World #1 (1:20) Ward variant  $6.99
DF Spider-Gwen #1 limited ed Comicposure Moline cover  $19.99
DF Spider-Gwen #2 limited ed Comicposure Parel cover $19.99
Groot #1 (1:25) Stegman variant  $9.99
Groot #1 Gwoot variant  $6.99
Justice Inc the Avenger #1 (1:10) Kitson variant $5.99
Justice Inc the Avenger #1 (1:35) Simonson b&w incentive variant $5.99

Star Wars #6 Action Figure variant   $6.99

Graphic Novels Highlights

Star Wars Marvel Years Omnibus Vol 2 HC

(W/A) Various (CA) Gene Day

The very first STAR WARS comic-book series continues! After the events of THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK, loveable rogue Han Solo is lost, frozen in carbonite. But as the search for Solo begins, Imperial Forces and other troubles keep getting in the way. Princess Leia clashes with Darth Vader! Luke Skywalker goes on trial for treason! C-3PO and R2-D2 face danger on a droid moon! Lando Calrissian finds Cloud City deserted! If the Crimson Forever doesn’t get the rebels, maybe the new Imperial super-weapon will! And a new member joins the gang, with a crush on a certain handsome Jedi! Meanwhile, the discovery of a gold statue of Han reveals a hidden story from his and Chewbacca’s past. And who are the Hoojibs? It’s Star Wars in the Mighty Marvel Manner! Collecting STAR WARS (1977) #45-78 and ANNUAL #2.

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

Thanos the Infinity Relativity OGN
(W/A/CA) Jim Starlin

Annihilus, lord of the Negative Zone, makes a renewed assault on the positive universe, searching for a source of infinite power. To stop him, a fragile alliance of cosmic protectors forms. The Guardians of the Galaxy. Gladiator, Majestor of the Shi’ar. And Adam Warlock – whose complex cycle of death and rebirth has left him more confused than ever about his true nature. With Adam reunited with his Infinity Watch comrades Gamora, Drax and Pip the Troll – and joined by newer friends like Star-Lord, Rocket Raccoon and Groot – they hold the potential to end Annihilus’ threat once and for all…if only they knew how! But the answer lies in the dark mind of another. A Titan, whom some would hold as mad. Could the fate of everything rest in the hands of…Thanos? Cosmic maestro Jim Starlin’s infinite odyssey continues!

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

MMW Not Brand Echh Vol 1 HC
When Stan Lee set the tone for the Marvel Age of Comics it came with a healthy dose of humor. When fans demanded more of that Marvel mayhem, Stan, along with Jack Kirby, Gene Colan and theBullpen’s mistress of mirth, Marie Severin, turned the dial up to 11 and let loose! What came blasting out was the masterpiece of Silver Age satire Not Brand Echh. Each issue came packed with Marvel’s greatest talents taking a sideways look at the super heroes they made famous (and even some that they didn’t!) Now, Charlie America, Scaredevil, the Revengers, Sore Son of Shmodin, the Sunk-Mariner and the one and only Forbush Man are coming at you in this unprecedented enormous Marvel Masterworks! Collecting NOT BRAND ECHH (1967) #1-13 and material from DAREDEVIL ANNUAL (1967) #1, FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL (1963) #5, SGT. FURY ANNUAL (1965) #4, AVENGERS ANNUAL (1967) #2 & AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL (1964) #5

Cover Price: $69.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $41.99 (40% off)

Batman Noir The Dark Knight Returns Dlx Ed HC

(W) Frank Miller (A) Frank Miller, Klaus Janson (CA) Frank Miller
For the first time, DC Comics collects Frank Miller’s unforgettable Dark Knight epic in black and white! It is ten years after an aging Batman has retired, and Gotham City has sunk into decadence and lawlessness. Now, as his city needs him most, the Dark Knight returns in a blaze of glory. Joined by Carrie Kelly, a teenaged Robin, Batman takes to the streets to end the threat of the mutant gangs that have overrun the city. And after facing off against The Joker and Two-Face for the final time, Batman finds himself in mortal combat with his former ally, Superman, in a battle that only one will survive.

Cover Price: $34.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $20.99 (40% off)

Grayson HC Vol 1 Agents of Spyral

(W) Tim Seeley, Tom King (A) Mikel Janin & Various (CA) Andrew Robinson
A thrilling new chapter of Dick Grayson’s life begins in this title collecting the start of his new hit series. It’s a super-spy thriller that will shock you and prove one thing: You may think you know Nightwing – but you don’t know Dick! As he digs into the mysterious organization known as SPYRAL and learns more about his new partner, Helena Bertinelli, how can Dick keep track of all the lies? Or will he fall apart once he can no longer tell fact from fiction? Plus: Dick Grayson goes toe-to-toe with the Midnighter! Collects GRAYSON #1-4, a story from SECRET ORIGINS #7 and GRAYSON: FUTRUES END #1.
Cover Price: $22.99

Pulp Fiction Price: $13.79 (40% off)

Complete Pistolwhip HC

(W) Jason Hall, Matt Kindt (A/CA) Matt Kindt

Matt Kindt and Jason Hall’s breakout crime series returns! This deluxe hardcover edition includes both of Kindt and Hall’s elaborate mystery graphic novels, in color for the first time, along with the Pistolwhip one-shot and a story from Dark Horse Maverick: Happy Endings!

Cover Price: $27.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $16.79 (30% off)

The Cat with a Really Big Head HC

(W/A/CA) Roman Dirge
The gothic Michelangelo of the macabre and creator of Lenore: The Cute Little Dead Girl, Roman Dirge is back with a collection of two of his strangest and weirdest tales that take us from the biggest headed cat in the whole universe into the centre of a man’s body! The lead story is the tragic tale of a cat called Cat and his stupidly enormous over-sized head as he struggles with day-to-day problems like coping with hairballs, trying to eat Chunky Beef Chunk With Beef catfood or dealing with the neighbourhood mouse, Mr. Stinky and his army of annoying mice. Life hasn’t dealt Cat a good hand, but still there’s always the prospect of reincarnation and a better life, isn’t there?

Cover Price: $18.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $15.19 (20% off)


Big Trouble in Little China TP Vol 1

(W) Eric Powell, John Carpenter (A) Brian Churilla (CA) Eric Powell
Jack Burton, a macho, truck-driving adventurer, shook the pillars of Heaven when he defeated the evil sorcerer Lo Pan. He even helped his best friend Wang save his fiancée from the sorcerer’s clutches. Now Wang’s wedding has been invaded by evil forces with one thing on their minds-revenge against Jack Burton! Collects issues #1-4 of the critically acclaimed series USA Today calls one of “2014’s best of the best.”

Cover Price: $14.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $11.99 (20% off)


New 52 Poster Collection

Experience the iconic world of DC Comics’ The New 52 with this stunning collectible poster book. Published to coincide with DC’s eightieth anniversary, featuring art from fan-favorite artists such as Brian Bolland and Frank Miller, and spans all eras from the Golden Age to the New 52.

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

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That’s it for this week!

-Ryan