Pulp Fiction Newsletter Week of 7/5/17

Hello everyone! I hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday tomorrow. Right up front, I want to remind everyone for the last time, 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!

The Culver Crew is finishing out the Anime Expo and should have the manga shelves at the store filled out before the end of the week. Thank you to those folks who came in to say hi. I had a good time catching up with Culver peeps!

It’s a lighter week for comics, but there are definitely some big graphic novel releases including an omnibus for Hickman’s Avengers run, a sexy Tokyo Ghost hardcover collecting the whole series, and the highly anticipated second collection for Monstress. Also, the 90s kids may have an interest in the Jim Lee Trading Card variants Marvel’s rolling out. Here’s what’s dropping this week:

ALSO…go see Baby Driver! 100% guaranteed good time at the movies. You can expect I will be playing the soundtrack for the next couple weeks when I have the store to myself. Also also, if you’re a Fallout and/or an Emily Carrol fan, she’s been doing these really cool four-panel strips inspired by Fallout 4 that I thought were pretty neat. You can check that out here: https://medium.com/mammon-machine-zeal/emily-carrolls-fallout-4-c10f67e2d59c

See you at the bottom…

New Comics Highlights

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

Sacred Creatures #1


(W) Pablo Raimondi, Klaus Janson (A/CA) Pablo Raimondi
When the supernatural forces maintaining the fragile balance of power in this world start to unravel, Josh Miller, a young college grad and expecting father, is caught in the middle of a vast conspiracy threatening to tear apart the foundations of humanity as we know it. As myth and reality collide, Josh finds himself on the frontline of a battle against an enemy dating back to the beginning of time itself.
Comic legends KLAUS JANSON (Daredevil, Dark Knight Returns) and PABLO RAIMONDI (X-Factor, Book of Doom) proudly present SACRED CREATURES, their first-ever creator-owned series, with a monster-sized first issue featuring 66 pages of color art!

Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe…Again #1

(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Dalibor Talajic (CA) Dave Johnson

Remember the time Deadpool went a little TOO crazy and killed the entire Marvel Universe? Well, this isn’t that. This is a DIFFERENT time. Writer Cullen Bunn and artist Dalibor Talajic (A.K.A. the creators behind DEADPOOL KILLS THE MARVEL UNIVERSE) have reunited for ANOTHER tale of Deadpool taking out all of your faves in the most horrific ways possible! It’s gonna hurt him more than it hurts you…and you’re gonna love it!

Spider-Man Master Plan #1

(W) Robbie Thompson (A) Nathan Stockman (CA) Nate Stockman
•  Everything’s going perfectly for PETER PARKER…he’s got some time off and landed tickets to the hottest Broadway show in town…
•  …which means there’s another shoe ready to drop somewhere…
•  Join everyone’s favorite web-slinger in an all-new story against his classic foe THE CRIME MASTER!
•  Also including a special reprinting of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #2, featuring the first appearance of THE VULTURE!


Babyteeth #2

(W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Garry Brown
The first few weeks of raising a baby can be hell. Clark won’t latch or take a bottle, he’s fussy all the time and he has just destroyed Sadie’s sleep schedule. Ugh, and also the constant assassins and secret cabals organizing against her to kill her baby because he’s the dark lord incarnate who will usher in the apocalypse…well, that is just not helping either…
From the writer of Buzzkill, Paybacks, Redneck and the break-out hit God Country comes a pulse-pounding new series with art from THE REVISIONIST’s Garry Brown!

Snotgirl #6

(W) Bryan Lee O’Malley, Leslie Hung (A/CA) Leslie Hung


From the creator of Scott Pilgrim! Lottie Person is a glamorous fashion blogger living her best life-at least that’s what she wants you to think. The truth is, she’s an allergy-ridden mess who may or may not have killed somebody! THIS MONTH: Spring is the season for mystery, madness & mucus as Lottie meets her adoring public, Coolgirl has a change of heart, and we learn more than we ever wanted to know about Cutegirl!

Unsound #2

(W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Jack Cole

Ashli uncovers a horrifying secret in the deeper levels of the asylum, and not everyone in her group will make it out alive.


Graphic Novel Highlights

Avengers by Hickman Omnibus HC Vol 1

(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Dustin Weaver

Modern visionary Jonathan Hickman begins his Marvel magnum opus! As threats to Earth mount, the Avengers expand! But even the mightiest roster of all may be powerless in the face of what’s coming! And while Iron Man and Captain America assemble their Avengers World and strive to decipher the meaning of the White Event, Tony Stark secretly tries to solve the biggest crisis of all along with his influential allies the Illuminati! While they seek to prevent the collapse of reality itself, the Avengers face a war on two fronts! Protecting Earth from the Builders may only hand it to…Thanos! Collecting AVENGERS (2012) #1-23, NEW AVENGERS (2013) #1-12, FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2013 (INFINITY) #1, INFINITY #1-6, INFINITY: AGAINST THE TIDE INFINITE COMIC #1-2, ASTONISHING TALES: MOJOWORLD #1-6 and material from SHANG-CHI: MASTER OF KUNG FU (2009) #1.

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

Doctor Strange Sorcerer Supreme Omnibus HC Vol 1
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Gene Colan

Doctor Strange stars in his most spellbinding series! The world believes Strange dead, and Dormammu has stolen control of the Sorcerer Supreme’s body. But when Clea comes to Stephen’s aid, the two must make a binding commitment! As if contending with Faustian gambits wasn’t enough, Strange will receive the tabloid treatment, and he’ll face unfamiliar foes like Hobgoblin and Enchantress! But during the Dark Wars against Dormammu, will Baron Mordo become Earth’s Sorcerer Supreme? Then, Strange stares down the supernatural as vampires make a comeback – and Morbius, Werewolf by Night and Ghost Rider drop by! INFINITY GAUNTLET will pit Strange against old friend Silver Surfer, but who else could lend a hand against the Fear Lords? It’s Daredevil, Man Without Fear! Collecting DOCTOR STRANGE, SORCERER SUPREME #1-40 and GHOST RIDER (1990) #12.

Cover Price: $125
Pulp Fiction Price: $75 (40% OFF)
Depth HC Vol 2 After the Flood
(W) Matt Kindt (A/CA) Matt Kindt

Six miles below the surface of the ocean, Mia has to solve a locked-room murder mystery before the crime scene is completely flooded. As the crew tries to save the Dept. H base from destruction, some of them start to take matters into their own hands. But the bottom of the ocean is full of unknown dangers, and with time running out, rescue is almost impossible. Collects issues #7-#12.

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

Monstress TP Vol 2
(W) Marjorie M. Liu (A/CA) Sana Takeda

The Eisner-nominated MONSTRESS is back!
Maika, Kippa, and Ren journey to Thyria in search of answers to her past…and discover a terrible new threat.
Collects MONSTRESS #7-12

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

Tokyo Ghost Dlx Ed HC

(W) Rick Remender (A/CA) Sean Murphy

The Isles of Los Angeles 2089: Humanity is addicted to technology. Getting a virtual buzz is the only thing left to live for, and gangsters run it all. And who do these gangsters turn to when they need their rule enforced? Constables Led Dent and Debbie Decay are about to be given a job that will force them out of the familiar squalor of LA and into the last tech-less country on Earth: The Garden Nation of Tokyo.
Presenting the full run of the smash hit TOKYO GHOST by RICK REMENDER & SEAN GORDON MURPHY in this oversized hardcover, packed with extra content, variants, designs, sketches, and bonus materials!
Collects TOKYO GHOST #1-10.

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


That’s it for this week!

– Ryan