Hey Guys. This week’s newsletter is going to be a real short one because a) there’s basically no new series of note and b) I’m going out of town and need to get this done quickly! Hope you all have a good week and I’ll see the Culver City folks when I get back…
Creator Appearance – Jack Foster
Wednesday, August 12
11 AM to 1PM at Culver City Location
Back in Stock
New Releases 7/27/15
Click here for a full list of all of this week’s new releases.
New Comics Highlights
(W) Cameron Stewart, Brendan Fletcher (A) Babs Tarr (CA) Cameron Stewart
Batgirl can barely hold her own in combat against the new Batman… so what happens when Livewire joins the fight with the intention of taking them both out?
(W) Jay Faerber (A/CA) Scott Godlewski
What do you do when there are outlaws to round up and you’ve got no backup? You assemble a posse.
JLA Gods and Monsters Superman
(W) J. M. DeMatteis, Bruce Timm (A) Moritat (CA) Gabriel Hardman
Prequel to the DC Universe movie Justice League: Gods and Monsters!
“Truth, justice and the American way” has a very different meaning to a Superman raised by poor immigrant farmers. He’s seen abuse and injustice his whole life – and now he’s ready to let the world know what happens when a Man of Steel gets angry..
Manhattan Projects Sun Beyond the Stars #2
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Nick Pitarra
“SINGULARITY”-A secret alien science experiment spins out of control, sucking Yuri and Laika up into a singularity of chaos the likes of which no human, or human-dog-person-thing, has ever seen. The greatest FEEL GOOD, BAD SCIENCE book in the long history of man returns in THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS: THE SUN BEYOND THE STARS.
Sex Criminals #11
(W) Matt Fraction (A/CA) Chip Zdarsky
NEW STORY! NEW ARC! SAME OLD MATT AND CHIP. Jon and Suzie have a gift: when they have sex, they stop time. And they’re not alone. Get on board the book that’s been called “hilarious” and “arousing” – by Chip’s mommy. OH! All these issues? They’re all in a sealed bag
because 1000 totally random blank covers have been “customized” by Matt and Chip. Will YOU be one of the lucky ones (thousand)? Will YOUR copy be worth a million dollars one day because it is one-of-a-kind and unique (probably not)? YES! (No.)
Shrinking Man #1
(W) Ted Adams (A/CA) Mark Torres
Richard Matheson’s exploration of shrinking manhood is brought to vivid life in this comic-book adaptation! Scott Carey, reducing 1/7″ per day, faces tension big and small as his body continues to shrink away…
Southern Bastards #10
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Jason Latour
On the eve of the most important game of the season, Esaw Goings is having a hard time juggling his duties as enforcer of Coach Boss’s criminal empire, as well being an assistant coach for the Runnin’ Rebs. Football or murder, blood’s gonna get spilled either way.
Star Wars #7
(W) Jason Aaron (A) Simone Bianchi (CA) John Cassaday
• A special one-off tale of Ben Kenobi!
• Injustice reigns on Tatooine as villainous scum run rampant.
• Will Ben risk revealing himself to do what’s right?
• Guest Artist Simone Bianchi (WOLVERINE, ASTONISHING X-MEN) joins writer Jason Aaron for this special tale!
Graphic Novels Highlights
Conan Red Sonja HC
(W) Gail Simone, Jim Zub (A) Dan Panosian & Various (CA) Dan Panosian
Gail Simone and Jim Zub team up to bring together two legendary warriors: Conan and Red Sonja! This volume collects issues #1-#4 of the smash-hit crossover! In a tale spanning three eras in the lives of these classic characters, Conan and Red Sonja become comrades to take down a sorcerer-priest hell bent on creating a new age in Hyborian warfare!
Cover Price: $19.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $13.99 (30% off)
(W) Rodolfo Santullo (A/CA) Matias Bergara
In the near future, thanks to global warming, Montevideo, Uruguay, is a city under siege from swarms of mosquitoes and the deadly dengue fever they carry. As the diseased bodies pile up in the streets pragmatic Police Sergeant Pronzini must solve the murder of an esteemed entomologist in order to unlock the true secret of a specific type of dengue infection that may just change the face of humanity forever. From writer and journalist Rodolfo Santullo and artist Matías Bergara, Dengue is a dry and sardonic sci-fi thriller dealing with the ultimate consequences of climate change.
Cover Price: $19.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $15.99 (20% off)
(W) Chuck Dixon & Various (A) Steve Becker & Various (CA) Steve Becker
The United States government has flatly denied the existence of undead combatants on the battlefield for years. But thanks to numerous “Freedom of Information Act” requests, we can finally share these tales of guts and glory with you. From the bloody Bay of Pigs invasion to the mountains of Afghanistan, FUBAR presents a dirty dozen of the most highly classified missions of all time.
Cover Price: $11.95
Pulp Fiction Price: $9.56 (20% off)
Green Lantern by Geoff Johns Omnibus HC Vol 2
(W) Geoff Johns & Various (A) Mike McKone & Various (CA) Ivan Reis, Joe Prado
The second massive volume of GREEN LANTERN tales written by best-selling writer Geoff Johns is here, collecting GREEN LANTERN #26-52, BLACKEST NIGHT #0-7, DC UNIVERSE #0, UNTOLD TALES OF BLACKEST NIGHT #1-2 and BLACKEST NIGHT: TALES OF THE CORPS #1-2. In these stories, Hal Jordan and his comrades must face the threat of the Alpha Lanterns, the rage of the Red Lanterns, the rise of the Black Lanterns, and much more!
Cover Price: $99.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $1.99 (40% off)
Hawkeye TP Vol 4
(W) Matt Fraction (A) Various (CA) David Aja
Reeling from recent events, even Hawkeye wants to know his new status quo. Who’s with him? Who’s against him? Who’s trying to kill him, and why? And just when Clint’s rock bottom couldn’t arrive fast enough, his brother shows up. After a lifetime of bad decisions, Clint and Barney Barton have to realize that they are brothers – and, ultimately, they’re the only ones who can save one another. If they don’t kill each other first. Now, the brothers Barton double down as the Clown and the Tracksuit Draculas lay siege to their building. Can Hawkguy keep everyone safe? Deafened and bloodied, will the Bartons make easy pickings for the Tracksuits? Ever seen Rio Bravo? It’s the final chapter of Matt Fraction and David Aja’s critically acclaimed reinvention of the arrowed Avenger! Don’t miss it, bro. Collecting HAWKEYE (2012) #17, #12-13, #15, #19 and #21-22.
Cover Price: $17.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $10.79 (40% off)
Zero TP Vol4 Who by Fire
(W) Al Feldstein & Various (A/CA) Wally Wood
Advance solicited for May release! Introducing a new format within the Artist’s Edition brand-the Artisan Edition! Softcover format, 8 x 12 inches, but still collecting complete stories that are all painstakingly scanned from the original art. If you have been holding off exploring the wonderful world of Artist’s Edition, this is the perfect place to begin!
Cover Price: $14.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $10.49 (30% off)
Oh My Goodness Omnibus TP Vol 1
(W/A/CA) Kosuke Fujishima
College student Keiichi Morisato thought it was a prank when a strange, beautiful young woman appeared in his dorm room one night. But his unexpected visitor is literally a goddess from heaven, Belldandy, come to grant him any single wish of his choosing. When Keiichi wishes for Belldandy to stay with him forever, it’s the beginning of a complicated, cosmic saga of comedy and romance that makes for one of manga’s greatest love stories!
Cover Price: $19.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $13.99 (30% off)
That’s it for this week!