Pulp Fiction Newsletter Week of 7/20/16

Hello everyone! Keeping it brief today due to some technical difficulties on our end. I would however like to draw your attention to a few new additions to our upcoming “All Ages Day” in a couple weeks. Bring your little’uns, bring your big’uns and bring yourselves! It’s “All Ages Day” after all. See you at the bottom…

Upcoming Events

Creator Signing – Matt Macfarland (Dark Pants)
Wednesday July 20th 11 AM to 4 PM at Culver Store
MATT MACFARLAND is a contemporary artist and cartoonist whose ongoing Graphic Narrative, Dark Pants, follows a mysterious pair of pants through Los Angeles as they drastically affect the lives of whoever wears them. MacFarland has also compiled his experiences as an art teacher into a self-published comic, The Teaching Chronicles.

All Ages Day
Saturday, July 30th, starting at 1pm
MERRILL HAGAN (writer of Teen Titans GO comic/cartoon, Danger Mouse, and Harvey Birdman Attorney at Law) and LEA HERNANDEZ (artist of Teen Titans GO, My Little Ponies, Care Bears and The Garlicks) of Teen Titans Go will be in-store at Pulp Fiction Culver City at 1pm. Also joining us are the Monster Elementary crew and JOSHUA HAUKE, creator of Tales of the Brothers Three! Everyone who shows up to help us celebrate All Ages Day will get free age appropriate comics!!!

New Comics Highlights

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

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

(W) Lemire (A/CA) Dean Ormston

A new story from the prodigious brain of Jeff Lemire (Descender), amazingly realized by Dean Ormston (The Sandman) and Dave Stewart (Hellboy)! Once they were heroes, but that age has long since passed. Banished from existence by a multiversal crisis, the old champions of Spiral City-Abraham Slam, Golden Gail, Colonel Weird, Madame Dragonfly, and Barbalien-now lead simple lives in a timeless farming town. Even as they try to find their way home, trouble has a unique way of finding heroes wherever they are!

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

(W) O’Malley (A/CA) Leslie Hung

WHO IS LOTTIE PERSON? Is she a gorgeous, fun-loving social media star with a perfect life or a gross, allergy-ridden mess? Enter a world of snot, blood, and tears in this new ongoing series from New York Times Best Seller BRYAN LEE O’MALLEY (Scott Pilgrim) and dazzling newcomer LESLIE HUNG!

Batgirl and the Birds of Prey Rebirth #1 Deal of the Week $1.50!  50% OFF

(W) Benson, Benson (A) Claire Roe (CA) Yanick Paquette

“WHO IS ORACLE” Chapter One: Batgirl and Black Canary are together again, working a case that strikes right at the heart of their partnership! Someone’s uncovered the greatest secret Barbara Gordon ever kept: her time as Oracle, the most powerful hacker on the planet. And not only do they know her secret, they’re using her name to sell dangerous information to criminals! Now one of those deals has brought some major heat to Gotham City…Helena Bertinelli is out of Spyral, wearing the hood of the Huntress, and making mafia blood run in the streets! Everything you thought was hidden will be revealed if the Oracle has their way…

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

(W) Oliver (A/CA) Moritat

John Constantine’s lost weekend in New York City was fun, but London’s where his heart is-only a pissed-off demon and a curse on his soul stand in his way. Even Constantine’s questionable ethics are pushed to the limit when he puts eight million souls on the line to get what he wants….

Betty and Veronica #1
(W) Hughes (A/CA) Adam Hughes

It’s Betty vs. Veronica! The most highly-anticipated debut in comics history is here! Betty and Veronica are America’s sweethearts – until they turn on each other! Pops’ Chocklit Shoppe is being taken over by a huge coffee company. When Betty and Veronica go head-to-head over the issue, all bets are off! Friendships will shatter. Cities will burn. Nails will be broken. Betty and Veronica are back in this all-new #1 from comics legend Adam Hughes (Wonder Woman, Catwoman, Before Watchmen: Dr. Manhattan)!

Deadpool Mercs for Money #1

(W) Bunn (A/CA) Iban Coello

Deadpool is one of the best mercenaries on the planet. He may even be a passable Avenger-jury’s still out. But one thing’s for sure-Deadpool is a terrible team leader. Think we’re lying? Ask the Mercs for Money! Deadpool’s taken on a new high-paying mission to take out radioactive super villains…and his Mercs aren’t nearly as immune to radiation as his healing-factored heinie is. Deadpool veteran Cullen Bunn brings us mo’ mercs, mo’ money and naturally, mo’ problems.

Faith #1

(W) Houser (A) Pere Perez, Marguerite Sauvage, Colleen Doran (CA) Kevin Wada

AN ALL-NEW ONGOING SERIES! Because you demanded it… the high-flying hero that captured the imagination of the world is back with a colossal new comics milestone! In a city under siege by robots, aliens, monsters and even worse… celebrities, there is only one woman the people of Los Angeles can count on: the stratospheric superhero called Faith! Aspiring reporter by day and dedicated crime-fighter by night, Faith has tackled every obstacle in her path with confidence – like those crushing deadlines at work, the long-distance boyfriend half a world away, and the missing back issues that plague her comics collection! But, unbeknownst to her, Faith is about to collide with the one force she never saw coming: an up-and-coming super-villain bent on snuffing her out once and for all! But who is lurking behind the mask of her new foe…and could they just be the one person capable of rendering Faith powerless? Jump on board now to find out why Valiant’s one-of-a-kind hero is inspiring a whole new generation! Be here as FAITH moves from her sold-out mini-series…and into the history-making debut of her first-ever ongoing series!

Hunt #1

(W) Lorimer (A/CA) Colin Lorimer

Dream or reality? For a long time, teenager Orla Roche couldn’t tell them apart, and now THE HUNT is coming with its nightmare world of the restless dead. An intense story of survival, THE HUNT is a supernatural horror tale that will give Irish mythology a distinctly modern twist.

Joyners #2

(W) Lorimer (A/CA) Colin Lorimer

Dream or reality? For a long time, teenager Orla Roche couldn’t tell them apart, and now THE HUNT is coming with its nightmare world of the restless dead. An intense story of survival, THE HUNT is a supernatural horror tale that will give Irish mythology a distinctly modern twist.

Lucas Stand #2

(W) Sutter, Kittredge (A) Jesus Hervas (CA) Riley Rossmo

Lucas is sent back to 1943 Occupied France to kill a demon, but must avoid altering history in the process.

Red Team Double Tap Center Mass #1

(W) Ennis (A) Craig Cermak (CA) Dan Panosian

One year after the catastrophic events that ended the first series, Red Team survivors Eddie Mellinger and Trudy Giroux are in the doldrums. Considered a political liability, the two are kept busy on small-time cases by their suspicious NYPD commanders… but a chance encounter in the ghetto gives them a chance to get back in the game. Trouble is, it means going far beyond the law… which is what almost got them killed last time around.

Sombra #1

(W) Jordan (A) Raul Trevino (CA) Jilipollo

Justin Jordan (John Flood, Spread) tackles a provocative topic-the violent drug cartels of Mexico-partnering with artist Raúl Treviño, who lives in Mexico and is drawing on his first-hand experiences to inform the story. A DEA agent, who disappeared in Mexico years ago, has resurfaced and is now out-brutalizing some of the cartels he was sent to investigate. His daughter has been tasked with stopping him…by any means necessary.
Perfect for fans of Scalped, the novels Heart of Darkness and Savages, or the film Apocalypse Now.

Graphic Novel Highlights

Agents of Shield TP Vol1 Coulson Protocols

(W) Marc Guggenheim (A) German Peralta (CA) Mike Norton

The stars of hit TV show MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. explore the All-New, All-Different Marvel Universe, rubbing shoulders with heroes like Tony Stark, Spider-Man and Wolverine! Phil Coulson is reunited with his great love, Lola – no, not the flying car – but this old flame has turned his mind into a weapon that could destroy everything! And if they survive, the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will be forced into a STANDOFF against the New Avengers! Fitz risks his life; Simmons battles for hers; May is the cavalry; and Quake, Mockingbird and Deathlok add the super-hero credentials. But are the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. ready for Grant Ward? Collecting AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. #1-6 and material from ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT POINT ONE #1.

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

Captain Marvel TP Vol1 Rise of Alpha Flight

(W) Michele Fazekas, Tara Butters (A/CA) Kris Anka

Oh Captain, my Captain! Carol Danvers soars higher than ever with her greatest mission yet – leading Earth’s first line of defense, the all-new Alpha Flight space program! And some alums of the old-school Flight are along for the ride: Puck, Aurora and Sasquatch! It’s a bold new frontier for Captain Marvel, but can she handle being a diplomat first and a soldier second? She’ll face negotiations with alien delegates, passive-aggressive power struggles with Flight Commander Abigail Brand, an insatiable itch to be out on the front lines and the mystery of a ghost ship bearing the Star of Hala – the very symbol she wears on her chest! Plus: Carol’s powers are on the fritz, and all evidence says Alpha Flight has a traitor in its midst. You think your job is tough? Try Captain Marvel’s! Collecting CAPTAIN MARVEL (2016) #1-5.

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

Doom Patrol TP Book 2

These stories from DOOM PATROL #35-50 feature the debut of Danny the Street, the first appearance of Flex Mentallo, and, through it all, an incredible saga of cosmic war and super-evolving consciousness! Plus, learn the final fate of the Brotherhood of Dada and witness the rise of the unstoppable Candlemaker!
Cover Price: $29.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $17.99 (40% OFF)

Four Eyes TP Vol 2

(W) Joe Kelly (A) Rafael Ortiz (A/CA) Max Fiumara

Set in depression-era New York, Enrico Savarese has adopted a four-eyed dragon, the runt of the litter, to train for battle in an illegal underground “sporting syndicate.” Enrico’s dedication is tested when he is forced to fight a brutal match no one is ready for.

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

Green Arrow by Kevin Smith TP

(W) Kevin Smith (A) Phil Hester, Ande Parks (CA) Matt Wagner

Kevin Smith’s acclaimed run on GREEN ARROW is collected in a new trade paperback! In these tales from issues #1-15, Green Arrow is back from the dead, leading the Dark Knight to investigate his mysterious return, while a silent killer targets costumed vigilantes…

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

Huck TP

(W) Mark Millar (A/CA) Rafael Albuquerque

In a quiet seaside town, a gas station clerk named Huck secretly uses his special gifts to do a good deed each day. When his story leaks, a media firestorm erupts, bringing him uninvited fame. As pieces of Huck’s past begin to resurface, it’s no longer clear who his friends are-or whose lives may be in danger. Collects HUCK #1-6

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

Joe Golem Occult Detective HC Rat Catcher and The Sunken Dead

(W) Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden (A) Patric Reynolds (CA) David Palumbo

Forty years after disaster left Lower Manhattan submerged in thirty feet of water, the Drowning City has taken a turn for the weird, and Joe Golem is there to investigate. A mysterious and terrifying creature has been snatching children and pulling them into the depths of the canals, and those that drowned in the floods are coming back to the surface-alive. Collects the five-issue miniseries.

Cover Price: $24.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $17.49 (30% OFF)

Plutona TP

(W) Jeff Lemire, Emi Lenox (A/CA) Emi Lenox

Five kids discover the body of the world’s greatest super hero, Plutona, in the woods after school one day. This discovery sends them on a dark journey that will threaten to tear apart their friendship and their lives. Collects PLUTONA #1-5

Cover Price: $16.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $11.89 (30% OFF)

Rocket Raccoon and Groot TP Vol 1Tricks of the Trade

(W) Skottie Young (A) Filipe Andrade, Aaron Conley, Frank Fosco (CA) Skottie Young

Rocket Raccoon breaks bad! But can Groot bring back his best pal from the dark side? Find out in the ultimate buddy book, filled with tall tails and arboreal adventures! When Rocket undergoes a dastardly transformation, Groot battles to remind him who he truly is – but will that only leave the walking, talking tree in the dictatorial Lord RakZoon’s torture dungeon? RakZoon may be short, but he casts a long shadow over his empire – one that may bring about a bleak future for the galaxy’s greatest friendship! Is this the end for Rocket and Groot? Or will Raccoon-narok come later, with the epic voyage of Rocket the Red and Leaf Grooterson? And in between all this drama, there’s fun and games to be had – with our heroes as ringers in an intergalactic football league! Collecting ROCKET RACCOON & GROOT #1-6.

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

Rocket Raccoon and Groot TP Vol 1Tricks of the Trade

(W) Charles Soule (A/CA) Marco Checchetto

Before their military heroism in the Clone Wars, before their tragic battle on Mustafar and many decades before their final confrontation on the Death Star, they were Master Obi-Wan Kenobi and his young Padawan, Anakin Skywalker. Now join them a few years into Anakin’s, “chosen one” training. Teacher and student have grown closer over time, but it’s been a difficult road. And things aren’t about to get any easier. In fact, when they’re called to a remote planet for assistance, the pair may be pushed to their breaking point. As they find themselves stranded on a strange world of primitive technology and deadly natives, will they be able to save themselves? When war breaks out around them, master and apprentice will find themselves on opposite sides! Collecting OBI-WAN AND ANAKIN #1-5.

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

That’s it for this week!

-Ryan