Hello everyone and happy 4th of July! This will be a brief holiday intro! The main thing I want to point out this week is that we’re participating in Doctor Who Day this coming Saturday (July 9th) and to help us celebrate, we’ll be hosting Richard Starkings (letterer on Doctor Who and the creator of Elephantmen, a fantastic indy science fiction book that everyone should read). He’ll be at the Long Beach location at 1 PM so come on by and say hello! Ok I’m gonna have a hot dog now…
Dr Who Comics Day
July 9 at Culver store
Saturday, July 9, 2016 sees the third annual Doctor Who Comics Day – a global event inspired by Titan Comics’ Doctor Who comic books. In its third year, the event is set to be even bigger with new comics, collections, variant covers, merchandise and events. This year’s event ties-in with a spectacular Doctor Who crossover comic book – Doctor Who: Supremacy of the Cybermen – featuring the Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, and Twelfth Doctors, and one of the Doctor’s most iconic foes – the Cybermen!
Pulp Fiction Manga Book Club
July 9 4PM at Culver store
Talking about FOOD Wars ! Vol 1
New Comics Highlights
Click here for a full list of all of the week’s new releases.
Justice League Rebirth #1 Deal of the Week $1.50! 50% OFF
(W/A) Bryan Hitch
Spinning out of the events of DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1, a new day dawns for Earth’s greatest heroes as they welcome three new members to the team, including…Superman? Who is this strange visitor from a dead world-and can he be trusted? Batman and Wonder Woman aren’t so sure.
Kim and Kim #1 Deal of the Week $1.99! 50% OFF
(W) Magdalene Visaggio (A) Eva Cabrera (CA) Tess Fowler & Various
Kim & Kim are twentysomething besties out to make a name for themselves in the wild world of interdimensional cowboy law enforcement. In a massive “screw you” to their parents and the authorities, they decide to hijack some high stakes bounty – and end up in way over their heads. Kim & Kim is a day-glo action adventure that’s bursting with energy and enthusiasm. It puts queer women and trans women front and center, with a story that embraces the absurd alongside realistic pathos. It’s a mature book that focuses on the power and meaning of female friendships as engines of validation.
Civil War II Kingpin #1
(W) Matthew Rosenberg (A) Dalibor Talajic, Ricardo Lopez-Ortiz (CA) Aaron Kuder
An Inhuman with the ability to predict the future has helped the heroes of the Marvel Universe clamp down on crime before it can even happen. While this thwarts most criminals, one man has found a way to keep doing what he does best. Wilson Fisk has managed to stay one step ahead of the good guys and his crime enterprise is BOOMING. But what’s his secret?! Rising stars Matthew Rosenberg (We Can Never Go Home) and Ricardo Lopez Ortiz (Wolf) present a gritty, street-level view of CIVIL WAR II starring the Kingpin in a world without crime!
(W) Andy Diggle, Angela Cruickshank (A) Andrea Mutti (CA) Ben Oliver
Detective-Sergeant Kate Burnham’s homicide investigation leads to embarrassing revelations about a powerful Senator’s sex life. But is his involvement a vital clue, a deliberate misdirection… or a warning? Only one surviving witness knows the awful truth – and he’s next on the killer’s hit list!
The Flintstones #1
(W) Mark Russell (A/CA) Steve Pugh
Welcome to Bedrock, where Paleolithic humans head to dinner for a taste of artisanal mammoth after shopping at Neandertall & Big Men’s Clothing, where Wilma shows her modern art, and where, if you take a plane, you could literally end up sitting ON the tail section. Join Fred and Barney as Mister Slate sends them on a mission to show some Neanderthals a night on the town in hopes of luring them into this new system called “working for a living.” In Slate’s Quarry, of course. Is Fred’s ship about to come in? Find out when the gang finishes out the evening at the employee hot tub party, where they learn how the one percent lives here in Bedrock, home to the world’s first civilization and the modern stone-age family-The Flintstones. Don’t miss this extra-sized debut issue!
Midnight of the Soul #2
(W/A/CA) Howard Chaykin
A cheating wife, a senseless murder, a rogue cop, a beatdown by a hillbilly hipster, and a dark sultry beauty who suffers no fools. Joel Breakstone is in way over his head-and the night is young.
(W) Caitlin Kittredge (A) Steven Sanders (CA) Maiko Kuzunishi
1. A disposable asset, used for a single mission; 2. A disavowed assassin, meant to die alongside their target.Abby Palmer and Dean Logan are two broken people-Abby a vet with severe PTSD and Dean a burnout trying to escape the shadow of his infamous father-when they are thrust into a modern-day MK-ULTRA conspiracy… and discover they are both ULTRA’s human experiments.
Graphic Novel Highlights
Absolute Preacher HC Vol 1
(W) Garth Ennis (A) Steve Dillon (CA) Glenn Fabry
PREACHER #1-26 are collected in this new Absolute edition! Merging with a bizarre force called Genesis, preacher Jesse Custer possesses the power of “The Word,” an ability to make people do whatever he utters! Joined by his gun-toting girlfriend Tulip and hard-drinking vampire Cassidy, Custer begins a violent and riotous journey across the country to find God.
Cover Price: $150
Pulp Fiction Price: $90 (40% OFF)
A-Force TP Vol 1 Hypertime
(W/A) Various (CA) Jorge Molina
A-Force, re-assemble! Marvel’s newest hero Singularity has risen from the ashes of SECRET WARS and entered the All-New, All-Different Marvel Universe. But will her allies from Battleworld remember her when she tries to put the band back together? To combat the most fearsome threats from across the multiverse, Singularity summons She-Hulk, Captain Marvel, Dazzler, Medusa and Nico Minoru to her side! They’re A-Force to be reckoned with, but they’ll have their work cut out combating the villainous Antimatter! Can Earth’s mightiest heroes defeat this new threat without destroying the mystery woman who claims to be their friend? Plus: the SECRET WARS debut of A-Force, and a classic tale of Marvel’s first female super team, the Lady Liberators! Collecting A-FORCE (2016) #1-4, AVENGERS (1963) #83, A-FORCE (2015) #1 and material from AVENGERS (2015) #0.
Cover Price: $17.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $10.79 (40% OFF)
Avengers by Byrne Omnibus HC
Earth’s Mightiest Heroes by one of comics’ biggest names! John Byrne transforms the West Coast Avengers as the dismantling of the Vision sets the android’s bewitching wife, Wanda Maximoff, down a path that is far darker than scarlet! On the East Coast, Byrne steers the Avengers through attack by the Lava Men and into the Negative Zone in search of the Eternals! Then along comes a spider as a friendly neighborhood wall-crawler joins the Assemblers on a journey to the stars! But what is Immortus’s ultimate plan? From the Evolutionary War to Acts of Vengeance and more, it’s an eventful volume filled with epic tales written and/or drawn by Byrne! Collecting WEST COAST AVENGERS (1985) #42-46, AVENGERS WEST COAST #47-62 and ANNUAL #4, AVENGERS (1963) #305-318 and ANNUAL #18, and material from AVENGERS SPOTLIGHT #23 and WHAT THE–?! #6.
Cover Price: $99.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $59.99 (40% OFF)
Avengers Time Runs Out HC
For Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and the Illuminati, it’s all been building to this. One by one, the realities of the multiverse have collided and been destroyed, leaving the Marvel Universe as one of the last dimensions standing. Now, Jonathan Hickman’s cataclysmic saga jumps forward eight months to the day of the Final Incursion – and the astonishing climax! After the revelation of the Illuminati’s desperate, world-shattering actions, the Avengers are fragmented. While one group seeks out the Illuminati for a confrontation, another takes the fight to the new Cabal! But what has become of Tony Stark and Doctor Strange? Will all the battles they’ve endured, and the sacrifices they’ve made, prepare the Avengers for the inevitable end of everything? Time runs out as the stage is set for SECRET WARS! Collecting AVENGERS (2012) #35-44 and NEW AVENGERS (2013) #24-33.
Cover Price: $49.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $29.99 (40% OFF)
Star Wars Darth Vader HC Vol 1
One of the greatest antagonists in all of fiction stars in his first volume of villainy! Fresh from a stinging defeat at the hands of the Rebel Alliance, Darth Vader must rise again to reassert the Empire’s iron grip on the galaxy. But will his personal desire for vengeance against the young Jedi who destroyed the Death Star distract from Vader’s duty to the Emperor? As a fateful quest begins, the Dark Lord of the Sith will face a fresh threat to his power. And as other villains old and new play their parts – from Boba Fett and Jabba the Hutt to diabolical debutant Aphra, as well as the killer droids Triple Zero and BeeTee – how long until Vader’s dangerous alliances blow up in his face? Join Darth Vader and feel the power of the dark side! Collecting DARTH VADER #1-12.
Cover Price: $34.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $20.99 (40% OFF)
Deadly Class DLX HC Vol 1
(W) Rick Remender (A/CA) Wesley Craig
Collecting the first three arcs of REMENDER and CRAIG’s twistedly humorous story of a group of damaged teens enrolled in a secret high school, training to become the world’s greatest assassins. Presented in oversized hardcover format! Collects DEADLY CLASS #1-16
Cover Price: $49.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $34.99 (30% OFF)
Scarlet Witch TP Vol 1 Witches Road
(W) James Robinson (A) Various (CA) David Aja
Witchcraft is broken – and the Scarlet Witch is on a journey across the globe to fix it. From the back alleys of Manhattan to the serene Greek Isles to the Irish countryside, the former Avenger will face myths and legends from ancient lore, cure curses, and discover there’s is even more to her complex family history than she knew. In Spain she will visit a church where witches like her were once burned at the stake – and be haunted by the ghosts of the Spanish Inquisition! But will the powerful mage known as the Emerald Warlock be friend or foe to Wanda – or the Uncanny Avengers? And as she solves magical crimes and pieces witchcraft back together, one vital question remains: Who shattered it in the first place? Collecting SCARLET WITCH (2015) #1-5.
Cover Price: $15.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $9.59 (40% OFF)
Superman Golden Age Omnibus HC VOl 2
(W) Jerry Siegel (A) Joe Shuster & Various (CA) Darwyn Cooke
In these early Superman tales, the Man of Tomorrow battles crooked gamblers, fights for the rights of downtrodden citizens, and tackles corrupt politicians! Collected from ACTION COMICS #32-50, SUPERMAN #8-15, WORLD’S BEST COMICS #1 and WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #2-6.
Cover Price: $75
Pulp Fiction Price: $45 (40% OFF)That’s it for this week!