Pulp Fiction Newsletter Week of 8/17/15

There are ten million books out this week, and I’m running really late with this already, so just forget my stupid words and check out all the new reads!

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New Releases 8/19/15

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New Comics Highlights

Welcome Back #1 Deal of the Week $1.99

(W) Christopher Sebela (A) Jonathan Brandon Sawyer (CA) Jonathan Brandon Sawyer, James Harvey
Mali and Tessa have lived hundreds of different lives throughout time, caught up in an eternal cycle as they take part in a war so old that neither side remembers what they’re fighting for anymore. As Mali wakes up in her newest life, she suddenly becomes self-aware and starts to question everything, especially why she continues to fight.  But elsewhere, Tessa is already on the hunt…

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SW House of M #1 Deal of the Week $1.99

(W) Dennis Hopeless (A) Marco Failla (CA) Kris Anka

• The House of Magnus controls all, having crushed all resistance to their reign. Magneto rules with an iron-fist, while his children and grandchildren live their lives as royals-with all the privileges and pit-falls that come with that title.
•  But is Magneto’s control as all-encompassing as it seems? And what happens to a conqueror when there is no one left to conquer?

Hip Hop Family Tree #1 

The New York Times bestselling book series debuts as a  monthly  comic book (!) with new covers, artwork, a “director’s commentary” section that describes the motivation, process, and research involved in making this masterpiece, plus other surprises! This first issue highlights the breakdancers, graffiti artists, DJs and MCs who formed hip hop culture beginning in the tenement rec rooms of the south Bronx in the 1970s. You’ll discover who invented the term “Hip Hop”. You’ll see names you recognize like Grandmaster Flash and Afrika Bambaataa and you’ll discover where they fit into the culture as pioneers… every month!

SW Howard the Human #1

(W) Skottie Young (A/CA) Jim Mahfood

Spend a day with Howard, a private investigator and the only human living in city full of animals. But not, like, criminals and lowlifes. We’re talking elephants, apes, ducks and kitty cats. Catching a case, grinding a few gears, dodging some bullets and almost getting killed by an anthropomorchic monstrosity. It’s just another Monday for Howard the Human brought to you by Skottie Young (ROCKET RACCOON) and Jim Mahfood (MIAMI VICE REMIX).

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SW Secret Love #1

(W/A) Various (CA) David Nakayama

• WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE, CAN THEIR LOVE SURVIVE?
•  ROBBIE REYES/KAMALA KHAN!
•  TYPHOID MARY/KAREN PAGE/MATT MURDOCK!
•  AND MANY MORE SECRET LOVE AFFAIRS…

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Young Terrorists #1 

(W) Matt Pizzolo (A) Amancay Nahuelpan (CA) Amancay Nahuelpan, Matt Pizzolo
What if “The Smoking Man” from The X-Files were a real person, and his daughter found out what he did for a living? The daughter of an assassinated globalist kingpin breaks out of an internment camp and leads her fellow escaped prisoners in a battle against an elitist conspiracy of shadow governments, megabanks, and military juntas in this edgy and subversive sci-fi thriller. Incendiary writer Matt Pizzolo and striking newcomer Amancay Nahuelpan unleash this tour-de-force that fearlessly assaults politics-as-usual. Young Terrorists continues the legacy of DMZ and The Invisibles as it manically rips the scab off life under the new world order and revels in the pus underneath.
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Archie #2

(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Fiona Staples
Comic superstars Mark Waid and Fiona Staples continue their reimagining of an icon! The new school year continues to bring with it daunting new challenges and interesting changes for the teens of Riverdale High. But there’s one thing that remains constant: Archie’s car is still a piece of garbage! With car problems comes money problems, which means that Archie’s on the hunt for a new job. Fortunately, a mysterious new building in Riverdale is offering some career opportunities for Archie and his friends. Who’s behind this new conglomerate and what are their intentions for Riverdale? Find out in the second issue of this all-new Archie series!

Island #2

(W/A) Emma Rios & Various (CA) Emma Rios
SECOND ISSUE OF THE OVERSIZED COMICS MAGAZINE!
This issue introduces SIMON ROY’S (PROPHET, Tiger Lung) tale of cannibals in space.

Justice League #43

(W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Jason Fabok
“The Darkseid War” event rages on as Batman takes a dark journey into the depths of Godhood and unlocks the forbidden knowledge of the DC universe! Meanwhile, arch-enemies Superman and Lex Luthor must stand together in order to survive, and Wonder Woman leads the Justice League in an offensive against the Anti-Monitor and Darkseid! But what is Grail’s true mission during this war–and what is the secret she holds over Wonder Woman?

Transference #2

(W) Michael Moreci (A/CA) Ron Salas
Colton Moss and his elite team of special agents who have mastered the consciousness-shifting time travel known as “transference” find themselves in an altered present where they must hunt down enemies who can be anywhere, anyone, at any time.

Wolf #2

(W) Ales Kot (A/CA) Matt Taylor

History comes alive. The investigation thickens.

Graphic Novels Highlights

X-Men Age of Apocalypse TP Vol 1 Alpha

(W/A) Various (CA) Andy Kubert

Fully updated reading order! Includes LegionQuest prologue!
Charles Xavier is dead – killed twenty years in the past during a time-travel accident – and the world created by his absence is a nightmare! Apocalypse rules with an iron fist, ruthlessly enforcing his dictum that only the strong shall survive. But hidden in Apocalypse’s long shadow are a group of ragtag freedom fighters led by Xavier’s oldest friend, Magneto: the X-Men! When Bishop, last survivor of the true Marvel Universe, explains how the world went wrong, these embittered mutants and their tenuous allies must risk everything to put things right! Collecting UNCANNY X-MEN (1981) #320-321, X-MEN (1991) #40-41, CABLE (1993) #20, X-MEN ALPHA, GENERATION NEXT #1, ASTONISHING X-MEN (1995) #1, GAMBIT AND THE X-TERNALS #1, WEAPON X (1995) #1, FACTOR X #1, X-MAN #1, X-CALIBRE #1, AMAZING X-MEN (1995) #1 and X-MEN: AGE OF APOCALYPSE ASHCAN EDITION.

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

Annihilator HC Vol 1
(W) Grant Morrision (A/CA) Frazer Irving
Legendary Comics proudly presents Annihilator, an original graphic novel odyssey from the subversive mind of Grant Morrison. Washed-up Hollywood screenwriter Ray Spass is caught in a downward spiral of broken relationships, wild parties and self-destruction. Out of luck and out of chances, he’s one failed script away from fading into obscurity. Little does he know he’s about to write the story of his life. As his imagination runs rampant, Ray must join forces with his own fictional character Max Nomax on a reality-bending race to stop the entire universe from imploding – without blowing his own mind in the process.

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

Captain Marvel TP Vol 3 Alis Volat Propriis
(W) Kelly Sue DeConnick (A/CA) David Lopez
Captain Marvel’s time as an astronomical Avenger has pitted her against some of the worst the galaxy has to offer. But now, the Haffensye Consortium has finally caught up to Carol and Tic! Carol was barely able to survive the last time she squared off against the Haffensye – will she be so lucky again? And when bloodthirsty space pirates attack, will Captain Marvel find herself in way over her head? Place your bets! Then, Carol is drawn into THE BLACK VORTEX, but as she faces the cosmically powered Iceman and Groot, the Vortex’s power may prove too strong for Earth’s Mightiest Hero! And as the dust settles, Carol sets her sights on Earth, preparing for a homecoming an entire year in the making! Unfortunately, time is running out for the Avengers – and the end is nigh! Collecting CAPTAIN MARVEL (2014) #12-15.

Cover Price: $12.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $7.79 (40% off)


Daredevil Epic Collection TP Widow’s Kiss

(W/A) Various (CA) Gene Colan

The return of a legend – and the end of an era! Gene “The Dean” Colan draws Daredevil once again as Mister Fear launches his latest campaign of terror! But when Matt comes between his angry ex-love Black Widow and evil mutant Omega Red, he’ll feel more than the Widow’s bite! What deadly game is the Avenger playing? And DD meets DP when Deadpool comes a-calling, but will Typhoid Mary make it an unholy love triangle? And what does it all mean for Deuce the Devil-Dog? Plus: Flash back to Matt Murdock’s college years as he first meets Foggy Nelson! And how – and why – has Matt regained his sight?! Daredevil’s first series hurtles to a finish, and it’s going to end with a bang! Collecting DAREDEVIL (1964) #365-380 and #-1, and DAREDEVIL/DEADPOOL ANNUAL ’97.

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

Gotham by Midnight TP Vol 1 We Do Not Sleep

(W) Ray Fawkes (A/CA) Ben Templesmith
Spinning out of BATMAN ETERNAL, these stories from issues #1-5 of the new series star Jim Corrigan as he leads a group of very unlikely detectives against supernatural forces in Gotham City! But when an Internal Affairs officer starts looking into their work, it may take divine intervention to keep him alive! And how long can Corrigan keep The Spectre at bay?

Cover Price: $14.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $8.99 (40% off)

Jason If You Steal HC

(W/A/CA) Jason
Jason’s latest collection consists of eleven wildly off-kilter stories that mix elements of pop culture and a variety of genres, pastiches and mash-ups in a delightful melange of graphic storytelling. Featuring Frida Kahlo as a hired killer, Santo, the Mexican wrestler, Chet Baker, the JFK assassination, Rene Magritte, Nostradamus and Van Morrison’s Moondance album as a horror comic, all told with Jason’s beguilingly deadpan style.

Cover Price: $29.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $23.99 (20% off)

Marvel Firsts The 1990s Omnibus HC

(W/A/CA) Various
Revisit comics’ most divisive decade with a giant-sized compendium of daring debuts! All your favorites are here: Deadpool! Nomad! X-Force! Scarlet Spider! Quicksilver! ClanDestine! Venom! Nightwatch! Gambit! Vengeance! Spider-Man 2099! The Thunderbolts! Plus: Ghost Rider and Deathlok, reinvented for the ’90s! Guns! Swords! Leather! Clones! Pouches! Don’t dis the ’90s, they’re totally dope! Collecting GHOST RIDER (1990) #1, DEATHLOK (1990) #1, NEW WARRIORS (1990) #1, FOOLKILLER (1990) #1, DARKHAWK #1, SLEEPWALKER #1, X-FORCE (1991) #1, X-FACTOR (1986) #71, WARLOCK AND THE INFINITY WATCH #2, DEATH’S HEAD II (1992A) #1, SILVER SABLE AND THE WILD PACK #1, TERROR INC. (1992) #1, NIGHT THRASHER: FOUR CONTROL #1, DARKHOLD: PAGES FROM THE BOOK OF SINS #1, NIGHTSTALKERS #1, SPIDER-MAN 2099 (1992) #1, VENOM: LETHAL PROTECTOR #1, CABLE (1993) #1, DEADPOOL: THE CIRCLE CHASE #1, THUNDERSTRIKE (1993) #1, GAMBIT (1993) #1, WAR MACHINE (1994) #1, BLACKWULF #1, FORCE WORKS #1, BLADE THE VAMPIRE-HUNTER (1994) #1, GENERATION X SAN DIEGO PREVIEW, FANTASTIC FORCE (1994) #1, WEB OF SPIDER-MAN (1985) #118, BISHOP #1, X-MAN #1, ELEKTRA: ROOT OF EVIL #1, GREEN GOBLIN #1, CAPTAIN MARVEL (1995) #1, HEROES FOR HIRE (1997) #1, MAVERICK #1, QUICKSILVER #1, SPIDER-GIRL (1998) #1, SLINGERS #0, SPIDER-WOMAN (1999) #1, DEATHLOK (1999) #1 and WARLOCK (1999) #1; and material from CAPTAIN AMERICA ANNUAL #9, WEB OF SPIDER-MAN (1985) #100, MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS (1988) #147 and #158, and TALES OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE.

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

MMW Luke Cage Hero for Hire HC Vol 1

(W/A) Various (CA) TBD
Luke Cage burst onto the comics scene in 1972 as the “Hero for Hire.” Equal parts Marvel Method and Blaxploitation boldness, he was a new kind of hero for a new era. Now, the Marvel Masterworks proudly present the complete Luke Cage, Hero for Hire – the historic first title to headline an African-American super hero – in one hardcover volume! Cage’s adventures depicted New York City’s 1970s grit and the plight of its people unlike any other, all while incorporating larger-than-life villains including Black Mariah and Doctor Doom. From Cage’s origin story to his first exploits as the hard-as-steel hero, each issue has been painstakingly restored and collected here in color for the very first time! Collecting LUKE CAGE, HERO FOR HIRE #1-16.

Cover Price: $75
Pulp Fiction Price: $45 (40% off)

Ms Marvel HC Vol 1

(W) G. Willow Wilson (A) Adrian Alphona, Jake Wyatt (CA) Sara Pichelli
Marvel Comics presents the all-new Ms. Marvel, the groundbreaking heroine who’s become an international sensation! Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from Jersey City – until she suddenly gains extraordinary gifts. But who is she now? Teenager? Muslim? Inhuman? Kamala explores her newfound powers, but will the weight of the legacy before her be too much? Encounters with the maniacal Inventor and the Inhumans’ royal family; team-ups with her favorite hero Wolverine and the Inhumans’ dog, Lockjaw… Kamala is living the dream. But as she discovers more about her past, her future is threatened! How long can Ms. Marvel’s life override Kamala’s? Experience the fan-favorite, critically acclaimed new series from the beginning! Collecting MS. MARVEL (2014) #1-11 and material from ALL-NEW MARVEL NOW! POINT ONE #1.

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

Nanjing The Burning City HC

(W/A/CA) Ethan Young
After the bombs fall, the Imperial Japanese Army seized the Chinese capital of Nanjing. Now screams echo off the rubble as two abandoned Chinese soldiers-trapped and desperately outnumbered inside the walled city-try to escape. What they’ll encounter will haunt them. But in the face of horror, they’ll learn that resistance and bravery cannot be destroyed.

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

Oemnibus TP

(W/A) Michael Avon Oeming & Various
Collecting seven one-shots and short stories created with Image Comics over the past 15 years, this volume includes out of print and rarely seen stories by Powers co-creator MICHAEL AVON OEMING.  Collects 86 VOLTZ, PARLIAMENT OF JUSTICE, GOD COMPLEX, SIX, & more!

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


Powers Omnibus HC Vol 1

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Michael Avon Oeming
Heroes glide through the sky on lightning bolts and fire, alien creatures clash in epic battle – and on the dirty city streets below, homicide detectives Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim do their jobs. The award-winning mashup of cops and capes that’s taken PlayStation Network by storm finally gets an omnibus edition – completely redesigned, reformatted and reworked! This collection brings together every issue of the first volume of POWERS in one beautiful collection, starting with the mysterious death of Retro Girl, a superhero roleplaying game gone deadly and a Powers groupie murder – and featuring all the characters and stories that eventually won the prestigious Eisner Award, and made creators Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming comic superstars! Also includes the POWERS strips, a gallery of unused art and covers, a key to the POWERS superstar cameos, interviews, Easter eggs and more. Collects POWERS (2000) #1-37.

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

Superman HC Vol 6 The Men of Tomorrow

(W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) John Romita, Klaus Janson
A new era for SUPERMAN begins as writer Geoff Johns takes the reins – and he’s joined by legendary artist John Romita, Jr. in his first-ever work for DC Comics! These stories from issues #32-39 introduce Ulysses, the Man of Tomorrow, into the Man of Steel’s life. This strange visitor shares many of Kal-El’s experiences, including having been rocketed from a world with no future. New and exciting mysteries and adventures await.

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

The Last Broadcast HC

(W) Andre Sirangelo (A/CA) Gabriel Iumazark
What’s to Love: A cunning and dynamic debut from writer André Sirangelo and artist Gabriel Iumazark, The Last Broadcast takes readers into the dark corners of the world where secrets await to be revealed. Iumazark’s Brazilian/Japanese-fusion indie art style brings edgy energy to every dark corner, and fans of Thief of Thieves and the film Now You See Me will find a lot that entices them. What It Is: Ever wonder what’s behind that “No Trespassing” sign? Travel into the hidden world of Urban Exploration with the daredevil members of Backbone, the best UrbEx team in San Francisco. When they discover a secret bunker belonging to the long-vanished 1930s stage magician Blackhall the Incredible at the same time a young illusionist receives a mysterious package involving Blackhall’s death in 1934, both groups dive into the mystery, not yet realizing it’s about the change their lives forever.

Cover Price: $29.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $23.99 (20% off)

Ultimate Marvel Omnibus HC Vol 1

(W) Brian Michael Bendis, Various (A/CA) Various
Witness the birth of a new world, in which the heroes you know are reinvented for the modern era! The bite of a genetically engineered spider gives Peter Parker great power, but a harsh lesson will teach him responsibility. To prevent war, Charles Xavier recruits his X-Men – but Magneto’s Brotherhood reaches Wolverine first. Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Giant-Man, Wasp and the Hulk – these are not the Avengers. They’re Nick Fury’s Ultimates. Young genius Reed Richards’ efforts to reach the N-Zone will forever change the lives of his fantastic friends. In a single volume, watch the Ultimate Universe – which helped make superstars of its architects, Brian Michael Bendis and Mark Millar – take shape through the opening acts of its core titles. Collecting ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN (2000) #1-7, ULTIMATE X-MEN (2001) #1-6, ULTIMATES (2002) #1-6 and ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #1-6.

Cover Price: $99.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $59.99 (40% off)

Unbeatable Squirrel Girl TP Vol 1

(W) Ryan North & Various (A) Erica Henderson, Steve Ditko (CA) Erica Henderson
Doctor Doom, Deadpool, even Thanos: There’s one hero who’s beaten them all – and now she’s starring in her own series! That’s right, it’s SQUIRREL GIRL! The nuttiest and most upbeat super hero in the world is starting college! And as if meeting her new roommate and getting to class on time isn’t hard enough, now she has to deal with Kraven the Hunter, too? At least her squirrel friend Tippy-Toe is on hand to help out. But what can one girl, and one squirrel, do when a hungry Galactus heads toward Earth? You’d be surprised! With time running out and Iron Man lending a helping hand (sort of), who will win in the battle between the Power Cosmic and the Power Chestnut? Plus: Squirrel Girl’s classic debut! Collecting UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #1-4 and material from MARVEL SUPER-HEROES (1990) #8.

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

Wonder Woman By George Perez Omnibus

(W) George Perez & Various (A) George Perez, Bruce D. Patterson (CA) George Perez
This omnibus collects the first two years of George Pérez’s 1980s run on WONDER WOMAN, including issues #1-24 and WONDER WOMAN ANNUAL #1. These stories reestablished Wonder Woman’s heroic career with appearances by the gods of Olympus and villains including Cheetah and Silver Swan.

Cover Price: $75
Pulp Fiction Price: $45 (40% off)

X-Men Avengers Onslaught Omnibus HC

(W/A) Various (CA) Andy Kubert
Onslaught is here! The fury of Magneto plus the psionic might of Charles Xavier equals very bad news for the Marvel Universe! Now, discover how this mental monster came to be – and the full extent of the havoc he wreaked on the X-Men, the Avengers and pretty much everybody else! As the truth slowly dawns about the nature of the evil they face, how much are Marvel’s greatest heroes prepared to sacrifice to save the world? Collecting CABLE (1993) #32-36; UNCANNY X-MEN (1981) #333-337; X-FORCE (1991) #55 and #57-58; X-MAN #15-19; X-MEN (1991) #53-57 and ANNUAL ’96; X-MEN UNLIMITED (1993) #11; ONSLAUGHT: X-MEN, MARVEL UNIVERSE and EPILOGUE; AVENGERS (1963) #401-402; FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #415; INCREDIBLE HULK (1968) #444-445; WOLVERINE (1988) #104-105; X-FACTOR (1986) #125-126; AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #415; GREEN GOBLIN #12; SPIDER-MAN (1990) #72; IRON MAN (1968) #332; PUNISHER (1995) #11; THOR (1966) #502; X-MEN: ROAD TO ONSLAUGHT; and material from EXCALIBUR (1988) #100 and FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #416.

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

That’s it for this week!

-Ryan